Press Trust of India|Oct 22, 2021
UPSC clarifies on Civil Services 2019 Result; Check details
NEW DELHI: In a recent notice, UPSC has specified the reason of less number of recommended candidates against the vacancies mentioned in UPSC Civil Services 2019 notification. There are a total of 927 vacant posts and the number of candidates selected in UPSC CSE result 2019, declared on August 4, is 829.
UPSC strictly followed the Rules of Examination as notified by the Government of India for recruitment to the services/post under Civil Services Examination. Along with the list of 829 selected candidates, the commission has also maintained a reserve list as per the Rule-16 (4) & (5) of Civil Services Examination Rules, 2019.
Since decades, UPSC has followed this practice so that in case candidates belonging to reserve categories who are selected at general standards, wish to choose services and cadre based on their reserve status if it is beneficial for them, the resultant vacancies may be filled up from the Reserve List.
The Reserve List contains an adequate number of candidates from all categories to cater to the shortfall arising out of preferences exercised by candidates belonging to reserve categories figuring above general standard.
UPSC is mandated to keep the Reserve List confidential till the process of such exercise of preferences is over as per the Rule 16(5) of the Civil Services Examination Rules, 2019.
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