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IAS aspirant ends life by hanging self after denied late entry for UPSC-2018 exam

The candidate had to appear in the UPSC exam at the Paharganj centre on Sunday but denied entry as he got late. After this, the disillusioned candidate then took this extreme step

The Hush Post: In a sad incident, an aspiring IAS candidate ended his life by hanging self after he denied entry into the examination centre for the Union Services Public Commission (USPC) examination-2018 as he got late.

The examinee had reportedly reached late at the exam centre and thus was not allowed to enter the examination hall. This made the student so disillusioned that he ended his life by hanging himself. A suicide note was also found in which the student mentioned this as the reason for his committing suicide. He reportedly said in his suicide note that the rules are ok, but sometimes they should be relaxed for a better cause. The police have started investigating the matter, a report said.

A News 18 report said that the deceased student was living in a rented accommodation in Delhi’s Rajendra Nagar, where he was preparing for the UPSC-2018 examination. The deceased had to go to the centre at Paharganj on Sunday to take the examination but after getting late for the test, he was turned away from there. Feeling disillusioned at this frustrated, the student took this extreme step, the report said.

“It may also be noted that entry into the Examination Venue shall be closed 10 minutes before the scheduled commencement of the Examination i.e. 09:20 A.M. for the Forenoon Session and 02:20 P.M. for the Afternoon Session. No candidate shall be allowed the entry into the Examination Venue after closure of the entry,” an advisory by the UPSE had mentioned prior to the examination.

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