By TCN News,
New Delhi: The results of written part of Indian Police Service Limited Competitive (IPSLC) Examination, 2012 were announced on Wednesday. The written test was held by the UPSC from 20th May, 2012 to 22nd May 2012. Some 255 candidates have cleared the written test. The tentative date for Personality Test is from 06th August 2012.
According to the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, the candidature of all the candidates is Provisional, subject to their being found eligible in all respects and also subject to final outcome of the court cases pending hearing in various High Courts / Benches of CAT in case of candidates admitted to the written examination in pursuance to Court’s / Tribunal’s interim orders.
Several Muslim groups had objected this exam as the candidates were taken from a limited pool of police officers among whom Muslims are very few. They had demanded increase in the number of IPS officers selected every year through civil services examinations.
The government justified the decision saying this measure is to meet the urgent requirement of IPS officers in the country.