UPSC IAS Exam 2015: Important Conditions of Eligibility
Union Public Service Commission released the Notification for the Civil Services Exam 2015 on 23 May 2015. This exam is popularly known as IAS Exam 2015 among the candidates. The important point to note in this notification is that “Notwithstanding anything contained in this rule, any candidate who appeared in the Civil Services Examination, 2011 but is otherwise ineligible for Civil Services Examination, 2015 due to completion of the number of attempts available for examination under this rule, shall be permitted an additional attempt in the Civil Services Examination, 2015”.
The candidates who appeared in the Civil Services Prelims Exam 2011 will also be eligible to appear this time in the IAS Prelims Exam. It will have a far flung impact on the result of the IAS Prelims Exam 2015 because now the General Studies Paper II CSAT has been made Qualifying in nature and the onus of merit lies on General Studies only.