"At the appropriate time, the government will share whatever the conclusions are," he said after meeting Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
    
The minister was asked about details of the government's decision on the Varma Committee's report that examined the possibilities of changing the pattern of civil services examination among other matters.
    
Meeting to discuss the civil services examination issue was held at Rajnath Singh's residence on Saturday, official sources said.
    
A three-member committee, under the chairmanship of former Secretary of Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) Arvind Varma, was formed in March this year to look into the demands of students for changes in the pattern of civil services examination.
    
The committee submitted its report to the government on Thursday which is currently under examination.
    
The students have been protesting in the national capital in support of their demand to change the pattern of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) to give level-playing field to those coming from rural areas.
    
There are two compulsory papers of 200 marks each in the preliminary examination. These papers are also known as CSAT I and CSAT II.
    
The CSAT-II paper carries questions on comprehension, interpersonal skills including communication skills, logical reasoning and analytical ability, decision-making and problem- solving, general mental ability, basic numeracy, and English language comprehension skills (of Class X level).
    
Students have been objecting to the level of aptitude, analytical and English language questions being asked in the CSAT II examination, claiming they are biased in favour of those aspirants with engineering and management background.
    
The protesting students have also been demanding that the civil services preliminary examination, scheduled to be held on August 24, be postponed.

The country's prestigious civil services examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in three stages preliminary, main, and interview to choose candidates for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.
    
The other members of the committee, which was formed on March 14, are IAS officers RK Gupta and PK Das. R K Gupta is working as Principal Secretary to the Jammu and Kashmir Governor and PK Das is working as Joint Secretary in DoPT.
    
The Committee's chairman Arvind Varma is a retired IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre. He has served as DoPT Secretary between September 30, 1996 and November 30, 1998.
    
Meanwhile, scores of National Students' Union Of India (NSUI) activists on Saturday staged a protest outside the residence of Rajnath Singh, demanding scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT).

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