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UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION PRESS NOTE ON 22 August 2014
AMENDMENT OF SCHEME OF CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION, 2014 

As per decision taken by the Government of India, certain amendments have been made vide an Extra-Ordinary Gazette Notification No. 202 dated 16.08.2014, in the Rules of Civil Services Examination, 2014 notified earlier on 31.5.2014. 

The candidates appearing in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2014 to be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 24.08.2014 (Sunday), may please note the following changes made in the scheme of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2014 as per above mentioned amendments made by the Government : 

a) Both Paper-I and Paper-II of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2014 to be conducted on 24.8.2014 will be of two hours duration each

b) The questions on English Language Comprehension skills (of Class X level) contained in each set of Test Booklets of Paper-II are not to be attempted as these questions shall not be evaluated for gradation or merit. The Candidates are, therefore, advised not to attempt questions on English Language Comprehension skills for which Hindi translation has not been given in the respective Test Booklets of Paper-II. 

c) The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2014, shall thus comprise of two compulsory papers of which Paper-I will be of 200 marks and Paper II will be of 200 marks minus the maximum marks allocated to the questions on English Language Comprehension skills. 

d) Final merit for qualifying the candidates for the Civil Services (Main) Written Examination will be drawn by using the aggregate marks obtained in Paper-I out of 200 marks and marks obtained in Paper-II out of 200 marks minus the maximum marks allocated to the questions on English Language Comprehension skills (i.e. those questions in Paper-II for which Hindi translation has not been given). 

Deputy Secretary (Exam.) Union Public Service Commission 
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EXTRA TIME TO THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED CATEGORY CANDIDATES APPEARING IN CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION, 2014 
 In compliance with the directions of the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi in W.P ( C ) 3919/2014 – Sambhavna Versus Union of India and others dated 19.08.2014, all the Visually Impaired Category candidates appearing in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2014 to be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 24.08.2014 (Sunday ) , will be allowed an extra time of 20 minutes per hour for both Paper-I and Paper-II of this Examination. Thus, the Visually Impaired Category candidates will be allowed an extra time of 40 minutes for Paper-I and also an extra time of 40 minutes for Paper-II of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2014, 
which will be over and above the duration of 2 hours per paper applicable to all other candidates. 
( Malay Mukhopadhyay )  Deputy Secretary ( Exam.)  Union Public Service Commission 
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