BPSC Changes the Merit List of Lecturer of Geography Subject, Check more details on bpsc.bih.nic.in

As per the latest orders of the Hon’ble Patna High Court, the Bihar Public Services Commission (BPSC) has updated the merit list for the position of Lecturer of Geography subject.

Due to the implications of this announcement, some individuals have gotten their rank as well as the University allocated to them changed, while one candidate has gotten his name added to the merit list and name of one candidate has been omitted from the list. The merit list was published on 28.07.2017 wherein a merit list for 107 candidates was published.

The above changes were announced on 27th September 2019 vide Advt. No. 55/2014 by the Bihar Public Services Commission (BPSC). As per the notification, the changes have been made in order to ensure compliance with the order passed by Patna High Court in CWJC No. 18186/2017.

This petition was filed in the High Court by one of the candidates, Mr Prashant Kumar, Roll No. 55010262. After hearing the arguments, the Patna High Court passed the orders, wherein Mr Prashant Kumar was declared successful. After the decision of the high court, Bihar Public Services Commission (BPSC) published the new merit list with the following changes: –

  1. Mr Prashant Kumar, Roll No. 55010262, had earlier bagged the rank 109, and thus was not selected for recruitment. After the order his rank has been updated to 76, and he has now been selected for recruitment at Veer Kunwar Singh University, Ara, under quota for backward classes.
  2. Mr Shailesh Kumar, Roll No. 55011302, had earlier bagged the rank 91, and thus was selected for recruitment at Veer Kunwar Singh University, Ara, under quota for backward classes. After the order his rank has been updated to 92, and he has now been selected for recruitment at Jai Prakash University, Chapra, under quota for backward classes.
  3. Mr Bolendra Kumar, Roll No. 55010887, had earlier bagged the rank 99, and thus was selected for recruitment at Jai Prakash University, Chapra, under quota for backward classes. After the order his rank has been updated to 99, and he has now been selected for recruitment at Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur under quota for backward classes.
  4. Ms Arti Kumari, Roll No. 55014323, had earlier bagged the rank 100 and was thus selected for recruitment at Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur under quota for backward classes. After this order her rank has now been updated to 101, and as a result, she could not meet the eligibility criteria and therefore had to be expelled.

Now that the orders of the court have been implemented, a new merit list has been published by the Bihar Public Services Commission (BPSC), which still has names of 107 candidates, but there have been several changes in ranking as well as universities allotted to the selected candidates.

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