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.Also Read - Russian President Vladimir Putin to Visit New Delhi on December 6 For 21st India-Russia Annual Summit
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. Also Read - Bank Holiday Alert: Banks To Remain Shut For 6 Days From Today | Complete List Here
Further investigation into the matter is underway. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Man Dies In Custody, Police Claim Suicide, 5 Officials Suspended
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.