Candidates expressed combined responses after Maharashtra Public Service Fee (MPSC) on Friday issued a notification relating to a change in paper sample for its major examination and aligned it with that of the Union Public Service Fee (UPSC). In line with the fee, the brand new sample can be carried out in 2023.
In line with the notification, the mains paper will now be subjective, and candidates can be required to write down elaborative solutions as a substitute of making an attempt multiple-choice questions (MCQ). Nevertheless, many candidates have supported the transfer by MPSC.
Soniya Hange, an MPSC aspirant, mentioned that this alteration by MPSC will assist college students to aim the UPSC examination as properly.
“This transfer by MPSC can even enhance the proportion of Marathi candidates showing and clearing UPSC because the paper sample is sort of the identical,” mentioned Hange.
One other aspirant, Nikhil Khatri mentioned that the choice by MPSC is welcome, and it’ll give equal alternative to all aspirants.
“It should give equal alternative to aspirants from rural in addition to city areas. Now each candidate should play on a degree taking part in area. MPSC ought to now observe the timetable and declare the outcomes on time,” mentioned Khatri.
One other aspirant, Amol Baviskar, highlighted that many aspirants who’re reappearing subsequent yr must examine from scratch.
“I’m sad with the choice as we’ve got to arrange in a wholly totally different approach for the subjective solutions. Now we have been making ready for an goal sample to date. With the brand new sample implementation from subsequent yr, it is going to have an effect on our research as we must refocus our examine technique,” mentioned Baviskar.
Atul Lande, director at Synergy Examine Level, a city-based aggressive examination class, mentioned that the choice by MPSC will assist aspirants to get extra employment alternatives.
“The adjustments made by MPSC are praiseworthy. By aligning their sample and syllabus to UPSC, they’ve made it doable for aspirants to look for each examinations concurrently. It should enhance the possibilities of candidates discovering employment. It should additionally be sure that extra aspirants from Maharashtra will clear UPSC,” mentioned Lande.