Are students getting disillusioned with UPSC? Even after filling the form they do not give 50% exam

UPSC: The number of students registering for the UPSC CSE exam is huge. But half of them are not even reaching to give the exam. Let us know what is the whole matter.

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UPSC Exam: The Civil Services Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is considered one of the toughest exams in the world. Every year lakhs of youths register for this exam. The number of students giving the exam is also in lakhs. Although, UPSC CSE Exam A shocking information has come to the fore. Last year, 50 percent of those who registered for the UPSC exam did not turn up for the exam.

In fact, recently the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel and Training Affairs gave some advice to UPSC and also sought answers to many questions. During this, a shocking figure was also placed before the UPSC. The committee said that every year it is seen that the number of candidates who register for the UPSC exam is more, but when the turn comes for the exam, this number becomes very less. The committee has asked UPSC to find out the reason for this.

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What is the matter?

While advising UPSC, the parliamentary committee said that 32.39 lakh candidates applied for UPSC exam in 2022-23. Out of this only 16.82 lakh (51.95 per cent) appeared for the exam. Not only this, if we talk about civil service exam, then something similar is being seen there as well.

In 2022, 11.35 lakh youths applied for giving civil service exam. But only 5.73 lakh (50.51 percent) came to give the exam. Keeping these things in mind, the question arises whether the students are getting disillusioned with UPSC now. It can also be said that because the success rate in UPSC exam is very low. Perhaps because of this, students get registered, but do not go to give the exam.

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UPSC Civil Services Exam is held in three stages. It includes prelims exam, mains exam and interview. Through UPSC CSE, youth are selected for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).