JPSC responded to the Government’s decision and a subsequent resolution of the Personnel Department over the 6th Civil Services examination, had decided to seek legal opinion before going forward for the result. The decision for this was done on Thursday. The Commission comprising Chairperson K Vidyasagar and two existing members i.e. Fidelis Toppo and Satishwar Prasad Sinha reviewed the resolution that came before it from the Government. The resolution issued after that was in regard to revise the results of preliminary exam of the 6th Civil Services. The matter has been analysed thoroughly and a decision has been made to revise the result.
The legal advisor of the Commission would look into the matter and the matter has been sent in the light of earlier Supreme Court and High Court to make decisions given on reservation issues. A decision is expected in a week time and the decision is expected to be made by giving a clear thought about it. On February 7, the Cabinet in its meeting gave consolidation to the candidates who had appeared for the same civil service exams a year ago. All the aspirants of the civil service examination are waiting for the decision to be passed.
As per the decision taken, minimum marks have been set for every category of the candidate which is likely to open for total about 34,000 examinees to appear into the Mains examination. The figure is over and the original list of 6,000 candidates declared had passed when the PT result came last year. Minimum marks for the General category is 40 percent whereas 36.5 percent for OBC, 34 percent for Extremely Backward classes and 32 percent for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and women. Issues has been made for the increasing of seats.