Pattern Changed For IAS Exam – 2013
LS members seek govt’s clarification on UPSC exam pattern
Members were on their feet in the Lok Sabha today when a BJP MP pointed out
that UPSC has brought a change in the examination pattern whereby regional
languages have been banned and candidates have to pass the test in English only.
Speaking during Zero Hour in Lok Sabha, Arjun Meghwal (BJP) alleged that UPSC
has changed its examination pattern by which Hindi and regional languages have
been removed from the list in which the candidates can write the tests.
Members led by Raghuvansh Prasad (RJD) were on their feet and shouted
“shame”. They demanded that this issue be looked into and the government give a
“This is an insult not only to Hindi but the regional languages as well,”
Members cutting across party lines supported Meghwal’s concern. Minister of
State for Parliamentary Affairs Paban Singh Ghatowar asked the members to raise
the issue again and assured action.
Courtesy: The Economic Times