No RTI application for cut off marks and answer keys of Civil Services (Prelims)
The dates for online filing of applications for the civil service main examination which is held by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), have been announced. As per the official statement, the mains examination shall begin on December 1, 2013. The statement further said “All the qualified candidates are advised to fill up the detailed admission form for the civil service main examination and submit the same online from Aug 20 to Sep 10”. The statement also says “Candidates are also informed that marks, cut off marks and answer keys of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2013 will be provided to them only after entire process of the Civil Services Examination are over i.e. after the declaration of final result…… No application under Right to Information Act (RTI), 2005 or otherwise will be entertained for procurement of marks, cut off marks and answer keys to the civil services preliminary examination…..”
The results of the preliminary examination conducted by the UPSC were declared on August 3, 2013 and about 16,000 candidates have qualified this year's Civil Services (Preliminary) test results. The UPSC shall put the results of successful candidates of civil services exams (including preliminary, mains and interview) on its website after the completion of the process of selection.