The administration of Warangal is preparing for the first ever Union Public Service Commission examination to take place in the district on 7 August, 2016 as Deputy Collector Vakati Karuna attended a high-level meeting of UPSC recently. All the 72 civil servants from the state have been called up by the UPSC to discuss ways and methods to conduct the examination in a befitting manner.
Warangal has been selected as an examination centre for the first time for UPSC examinations and thus the UPSC additional secretary (examinations) Maruthi Prasad Tangirala conducted a video conference from New Delhi with all the district officials last week. He was keen on knowing the arrangements and reviewed the same.
According to the Deputy Collector of Warangal, they are ready to hold the examination for the first time. He assured that the district officials by now have gained quite a lot of experience of holding All India examination through IIT JEE exams and the experience would help them in the UPSC examination as well. As many as 10585 aspirants have selected Warangal as their choice of examination centre for this year’s UPSC examination. It would be easy for many aspirants applying from near Warangal to appear for the examination this year.
Including Warangal, the UPSC examination would take place on 23 centres in 19 locations around the state. Along with high security arrangements there would be section 144 imposed around the examination centres. Additional Secretary (examinations) of UPSC Maruthi Prasad Tangirala has requested the collector to deploy at least five policemen at each of the test centres. A commission observer would visit the examination centre two days prior to the examination, to check the arrangements and provide required suggestions. The examination would be taken up by over 11.36 lakh candidates.