A: The Commission shall have the discretion to fix different minimum qualifying standards in each component of the Tier-I Examination taking into consideration among others, category-wise vacancies and category-wise number of candidates. Only those candidates, who have scored above the cut off marks fixed by the Commission, would be required to appear in the Tier–II Examination.
Tier-I examination will be used to screen the candidates for appearing in Tier-II examination for various papers which will be specifically required for different groups of posts. However, marks of such screened candidates in Tier-I will be taken into account for final ranking of candidates for selecting them for the interview/skill test and also final selection.
The Commission will have the full discretion to fix separate minimum qualifying marks in each of the papers in Tier I or in Tier II and in the aggregate of all the papers separately for each category of candidates (viz. SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH/ ExS/ General (UR)). Only those candidates who qualify in all the papers as well as in the aggregate would be eligible to be considered for being called for the Personality Test/ Interview and/ or Skill Test.