PATNA: Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) the prime recruiter of the state of Bihar has not learned from their past experiences as their most of the examination passes through the court trial at every stage.
Following the past trend the ongoing recruitment drive 53 rd 55th Combined Civil services examination is under the scrutiny of Patna High Court on moderation and reservation related issues.
The main controversy is associated with the Moderation formula adopted by the BPSC that seems like a merit killer as alleged by the candidates who thinks that they have paid the price of this irrational system applied with the marks of the mains examination before giving the result. .
The candidates are fighting for their cause has made the strong case before Patna High Court where hearing has been completed and decision was reserved.
What is this moderation Issue with the BPSC 53rd 55th Civil Services Examination?
According to the information (Yet to be confirmed by the BPSC) the candidates who scored more than 60% in their optional paper has faced reduction of their marks while those who secured 30% has been awarded additional marks by the moderation formula adopted by the BPSC.
BPSC has said in the court that that they are following the methods applied by UPSC ,MPSC,KPSC ,GPSC and adopted this formula after the directives of Patna High Court to make the level playing field for all the optional field but didn't revealed the exact statistical method in court room.
The candidates alleging the commission for their irrational system as it has supported the certain optional by killing the merit.
Reservation Related Case is another bump in the way of BPSC
Apart of the Moderation saga the reservation related issue is also playing in the atmosphere as some candidates alleged the BPSC about violating the SC guidelines while giving reservation in the examination by saying that in multistage examination candidates can’t be given multiple opportunity under reservation category, meaning if a candidate is getting through category at PT stage of the examination no matter what they have performed they will be treated under category in next stages.
The uncertainty is looming for the candidates who appeared in the interview as the matter under the court.