In a major step to change the civil services pattern, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recently announced a new syllabus for the preliminary examinations, replacing the optional subject with an aptitude test. But many students are not happy as they find the new syllabus much tougher than the earlier one.
The other questions that would come up in Rajya Sabha on the same day include definition of good governance, extension of senior officers, amendment of the RTI Act, grade pay for deputy secretary and under secretary and recommendations to make RTI more effective, just to name a few.
Two major starred questions where minister would answer in Parliament are on reserved posts for ST, SC and OBCs, and increased corruption in the country.
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