What are the changes in UPPSC selection process?

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has recommended some changes in the selection process of its direct recruitment.

 

UPPSC DIRECT RECRUITMENT: MAJOR CHANGES IN SELECTION PROCESS

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has decided to henceforth prepare merit list of direct recruitments held by it by giving 50 per cent weightage to marks scored by candidates in screening test and the other 50 per cent in interview.

 

UPPSC DIRECT RECRUITMENT: PREVIOUS SELECTION PROCESS

Till now, candidates were selected on the basis of marks scored in personality tests and no weightage was awarded to score in screening tests held to filter less deserving candidates.

As per the norms, screening is conducted only if posts are equal or more than 50 and/or there are more than 1000 applicants.