The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) decided to make the personal details and scores obtained by candidates’ public.
The decision was taken by the UPSC keeping in view the decision of the Government on making available publically scores of candidates in recruitment examinations.
The Government and the Commission took this decision to provide a useful database to other employers to enable them to identify good employable candidates.
This Disclosure Scheme shall take effect from the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2017. However, this information will be provided in respect of only those candidates, who have appeared in the final stage of Examination but were not recommended.
Which information will be disclosed?
i. Candidate’s Name
ii. Father/Husband’s name
iii. Date of Birth
iv. Category (SC/ST/OBC/PH)
vi. Educational Qualifications
vii. Total marks obtained in the Written Examination and Interview
ix. E-mail Id
x. Mobile Number
More details about this decision are -
• There shall be an “Opt-out Clause” which shall be applicable for the candidates who qualify for the final stage of the examination.
• 12th standard based Examinations [National Defence Academy/Naval Academy Examination], Limited Departmental Competitive Examinations [viz. Section Officers'/ Stenographers' (Grade 'B'/ Grade-I) LDCE and Central Industrial Security Force (Exe)) LDCE] and Direct Recruitment Examinations by Selection will not be covered by this Disclosure Scheme.
• Information of such non recommended candidates, who subscribe to the Disclosure Scheme, shall be hosted on the Commission’s Website after the Reserve List (wherever applicable) is utilized/exhausted after declaration of the final result.
• Disclosed information shall be valid for one year from the date of disclosure.
• The information will be available on UPSC’s website, which may further be linked to the dedicated website to be developed by the Government titled – “Integrated Information System for Public Recruitment Agencies.”
• Necessary instructions to the candidates about the Disclosure Scheme will be provided in the Commission’s Notice of all the Examinations covered by this Scheme.
• The Commission also made it clear that besides sharing of the information of non-recommended candidates for the examinations conducted by it, the Commission cannot assume any responsibility or liability for the method and manner in which any information related to candidates who appear at the Commission’s examinations/selections is utilized by other private or public organizations.