Central government opposes plea in Supreme Court for extra attempt in Civil Service mains for COVID affected candidates

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The Central government has opposed the plea before Supreme Court seeking extra attempt for candidates who could not appear in Civil Services Mains exam held in January 2022 owing to COVID-19 [Ajit Shukla vs Union of India] In an affidavit filed before the top court by Department of Personnel and Training, it was submitted allowing an extra attempt to candidates who missed the mains exam due to COVID, will lead to similar requests by other categories of students. The affidavit also pointed out that a similar plea rejected by the High court and such extra attempt was not granted for...