UPSC CSAT strike continues, but students can download admit cards

Download Civil Services Prelims exam admit card

The strike over UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) is not over yet, but UPSC has allowed students to download their admit card for Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination 2014.


The UPSC aspirants had been protesting for a change in the pattern of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), to make easy for the rural students.

Meanwhile, UPSC in its website, has allowed the students to download the admit card for the Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination till August 24, 2014.

To download admit card, click here.

The civil services examination is conducted in three stages - preliminary, main, and interview - to choose candidates for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.

UPSC had already made the arrangements for conducting the Civil Service (Preliminary) examination on Aug 24. Even then, the students are demanding that the examination should be postponed.

The students want the CSAT scrapped, saying it discriminates against those candidates who are from the humanities and Hindi background. They have been objecting against the aptitude test and English language questions asked in the CSAT II paper, claiming they were much above the standard prescribed for the examination.

But the question is, will central government will change the pattern of CSAT exam and postpone the examination?

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