[RTI] APFC-2012: No. of Applicants Categorywise, Jim Yong Kim Booklet “D”, Answerkeys (Not given)

[RTI] APFC-2012: No. of Applicants Categorywise, Jim Yong Kim Booklet “D”, Answerkeys (Not given)

Regarding the APFC-2012 exam, I had filed this R.T.I last month and received reply today. Here it is

  1. No. of Applicant for APFC-2012 Exam (Categorywise)
  2. No. of Rejected Applications in APFC exam
  3. Answerkeys for APFC exam
  4. Wrong answer options for Jim Yong Kim questions
  5. Decision regarding Wrong answer in “D” booklet

No. of Applicant for APFC-2012 Exam (Categorywise)

Q1. Please furnish information on the total number of candidates who have applied for the post of Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner Exam 2012, including the breakup of candidates coming from SC/STs, OBCs, Women and handicapped.

UPSC replies

The break-up of total number of candidates applied for APFC Recruitment Test is as under:

SC 39,624
ST 11,328
OBC 90,375
WOMEN 58,651
HANDICAPPED 3,311
GENERAL 1,39,846

No. of Rejected Applications in APFC exam

Q2. Please furnish information on the total number of applications rejected for this exam, and the categories under which they were rejected.

UPSC replies: 2580 applications were rejected due to bad photo or bad signature or swapping of signature with photo or vice versa.

Answerkeys for APFC exam

Q3. Please provide the question paper and the official answer keys of the APFC exam 2012.

UPSC replies
Copy of the Question paper is enclosed. However, Answer Keys can be shared after the completion of recruitment process.

Wrong answer options for Jim Yong Kim questions

Q4. In the question #27 of Booklet “D” of APFC-2012 exam, all answer options are incorrect. Because according to the official websites of the respective organizations, the correct combination is as following

  1. Jim Yong Kim is the head of world Bank (A-1)
  2. Kamlesh Sharma is the Secretary General of Common Wealth.(B-2)
  3. Christine Lagarde is the MD of IMF (C-3)
  4. Catherine Day is the Secretary General of European Commission (D-4)

But no such answercode is provided in the given question. Therefore all the answers are incorrect. So, How will UPSC evaluate the answers of candidates, for this question?

UPSC replies: No information is available, on record, at present for disclosure.

Decision regarding Wrong answer in “D” booklet

Q5. Please provide a copy of the decision taken by the Commission, if any, on the answer key of question 27 of set “D” of the exam referred above.

UPSC replies: No information is available, on record, at present for disclosure.

The End

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