SC Dismissed Plea to Furnish the Evaluated Answer Books of Civil Services (Prelims) Examination of 2010

The appeals have been filed by the unsuccessful candidates in Civil Providers (Preliminary) Examination of 2010 in the High Court. They approached the High Court for a direction to the Union Public Assistance Commission (UPSC) to disclose the facts of marks (uncooked and scaled) awarded to them in the Civil Providers (Prelims) Examination 2010. They sought data in the kind of slice-off marks for just about every issue, scaling methodology, design solutions and entire final result of all candidates. The One Judge of the High Court purchased UPSC to disclose all the essential data within 15 times. The very same consider was affirmed by the Division Bench of the High Court.

The UPSC contended that High Court has not accurately interpreted the scheme of the Right to Info Act, 2005 [RTI Act, 2005] and the precedents. The UPSC contended that Right to Info should not be misused to hinder the integrity. Nor should it be transformed into a device of oppression or intimidation of straightforward officials striving to do their responsibility. They submitted that exhibiting of the evaluated solution guides would have a destructive implication for the integrity of the evaluation process.

The two judges bench of Supreme Court comprising of Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit quashed the plea of the unsuccessful candidates. It was observed that furnishing of uncooked marks will not be in general public fascination. The Supreme Court held the UPSC on distinctive footing when in contrast to other tutorial bodies.

Read through the full Judgment: Union Public Assistance Commission v.  Angesh Kumar and Some others,

Apoorva Sinha

Apoorva Sinha

Apoorva Sinha is now pursuing law from University of Legislation, University of Petroleum and Vitality Studies, Dehradun. She likes to exploration and publish on socio-lawful concerns. She has interned at many law companies, High Court and District Court. She has participated at many nationwide stage competitions. She has also attended international conferences and revealed papers. She has also carried out an Worldwide Essay Composing competition in her university in collaboration with Surana and Surana.

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