New Delhi, June 4: A 28-year-old Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirant, identified as Varun, committed suicide at his rented room in Rajinder Nagar in New Delhi. He also left behind a suicide note.

The police found the man hanging from the ceiling fan. The suicide note mentioned that he was denied entry into the examination hall as he reached late. As a result, he could not appear for the exam. He further stated that rules were right but some space should be given to candidates.

Further investigation into the matter is underway.

The UPSC Prelims 2018 was held yesterday which and was taken by over three lakh aspirants. Candidates who appeared for the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services preliminary examination said that the exam this year was tough as compared to previous year.

The civil services examination is conducted by the UPSC in three stages – preliminary, main and interview. The exam is held to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) and other departments of the Indian government.