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Delhi: Denied entry into exam hall, 28-year-old UPSC aspirant commits suicide

By Deepika

In a shocking incident, a 28-year-old UPSC aspirant has committed suicide in Delhi after reportedly being denied entry to examination hall.

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The aspirant allegedly committed suicide on Sunday, 3 June in Rajendra Nagar after he was denied entry at the examination hall as he had arrived late.

The police have reportedly found a suicide note and the investigation is underway.

The suicide note read: "The rules are fine but there should be some leniency."

As per the report by News 18, the student was living in a rented room in Rajendra Nagar, Delhi, where he was preparing for the examination. The examinee had to go to the centre at Paharganj on Sunday to take the examination but after getting late for the test, he was turned away from there. This frustrated student then decided to take this extreme step, police said.

The Union Public Service Commission on Sunday conducted the Civil Service Prelims examination. Around three lakh candidates appeared for this coveted examination, which is conducted to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.

This Civil service examination is conducted annually in three stages- preliminary, main and personal interview. The main examination is scheduled to be held on Monday, October 1, 2018.

UPSC conducts the Civil Services examination to select candidates to fill various administrative positions in All-India services and central civil services including- IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, and IRTS.

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