ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Calibrating Civil Service Examination Reform

The recent protests against the changes made to the civil service examination scheme speak directly to the ascendance of the governance paradigm that has taken root in the corridors of power. The concern is that the changes militate against the interests of regional and rural aspirants and need to be balanced against the dysfunction likely to result from the selection of candidates without skill sets for new public management. An additional worry is the rush to reform without affording much time for aspirants to adjust their exam-taking strategies.

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