For the first time, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has taken the decision to share the score of candidates who approached for competitive exams online, with an aim to increase the chances of hiring by the private sector.
In a statement used by UPSC, they have stated publicly that by keeping the scores online in the public database, employers and others can find out who are useful and employable candidates for their company.
They are going to disclose the marks they have achieved, educational qualifications of the candidates who are appearing for the final stage of examination. They also get linked into the Integrated Information System for Public Recruitment Agencies, which is a website that solely dedicated to the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The candidates will have the option whether to get under disclosure scheme or not.
It also mentioned that the necessary instructions would be given to the candidates who wants to come under disclosure scheme through the commissions’ official notice.
Under this disclosure scheme, the candidates who are going to attend the armed forces and other limited departmental competitive examinations and Central Industrial Security Force won’t come under this. Last year, the central government had approved a Niti Ayog proposal which facilitates the scores and ranking of candidates to appear on the portal, which helps the unemployed to get more job opportunities.
Last year, March this move had initiated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and stated that the scores of those candidates who are taking competitive examinations would be shared with those employers to help them to find out the quality talent.
The results of government entrance examinations to get into engineering and medicine, already used by the private colleges to get admission to them. As mentioned in the NIC proposal, each and every recruiting agency is going to develop it on the webpage.