After huge demand, giving you distribution plots of interview (personality) & written marks in UPSC. First image is for interview marks in 2018. As clearly seen, marks of M (blue) are clearly shifted by around 10 marks higher from non-M (orange) candidates. Isn't it interesting?+
The written marks of 2018 have more interesting pattern. M marks (blue) show perfect bell curve (actually too perfect for small sample). But non-M marks (orange) seem as if half of candidates' have marks pulled towards lower to balance for higher marks of top half of candidates.+
In 2017, interview marks show same trend but margin of difference between M and non-M is lesser. 2016 has a bit uneven marks pattern for non-M but a smooth curve for M. Interesting!+
If we compare written marks for 2017 and 2016, they are close. I won't infer much given the sample size difference in M and non-M candidates. So instead of being too finicky, I would say they are broadly same.+
Note that this is what data shows. Why this is happening is not something data can suggest with this info. However I did plot category wise interview marks to see if story is different. But what I found was that for each of OBC and General, M still outperformed non-M every year+
I would also provide charts for written performance over years. I leave it to people to bring out inferences. What is important though is that on average OBC non-M seem to be having biggest shortfall compared to OBC M in interviews. It was 10.07 in 2018 and 9 in 2016.
Here is the thread of my earlier tweets on this issue. Some data has been revised as news agencies had published wrong list of selected Muslims earlier.

Since some are confused about what these graphs mean, here it is. These are distribution plots. X axis represents marks. Higher marks are on right side as in most graphs. Y axis is proportion of candidates who got particular marks. Put simply, these are histograms+
When you reduce the interval of each bar in histogram and represent proportion of candidates in y axis it becomes this distribution plot. You can interpret it just like any line graph for most purposes.

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18 Sep
Since Supreme Court is hearing on #UPSC_Jihad issue, here is a box-plot diagram of category-wise marks range for Muslims(1) and non-Muslims(0) for 2018.
I believe UPSC must be made a party and asked to explain the difference that remains for last 3 years. Image
Here is the box-plots for Interview (Personality Test) for 2017. Number 1 represents Muslims. Number 0 represents non-Muslims. Central line in each chart is mean. Top and bottom edges of box represent 25th and 75th percentile.… will explain Image
Here is the box-plot for 2016. Same pattern as 2018 and 2017. Why? Image
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18 Sep
Muhammad Ali Jinnah was friend to Dinshaw Petit. Just 3 years younger at 40. One day, he came to meet Petit and proposed to marry his 16 y old daughter. Despite family opposition, she eventually married 42 year old Jinnah in 1918. Jinnah forced her to become a conservative +
...Quran worshipper to suit his political agenda. At her reluctance, he separated. Eventually she is suspected to commit suicide at age of 27 under depression. Jinnah got a boost in career for doing to a Kafir child what she deserves. And announced that marriage was mistake.+
When their daughter Dina chose to marry Parsi industrialist Neville Wadia, he clashed with her. Said he married her mother only because she chose to convert to Islam.
Of course nationalism is secondary in such situations. Later when she had rift with Neville in 1943, +
Read 4 tweets
17 Sep
In 2013, Md Arshi and Salmantaj Patil, Zakat Foundation heroes, invited celebrated terrorist-mentor Dr Zakir Naik to National Police Academy, Hyderabad to address the batch of 2012 batch IPS officers, I hear. Right or wrong must be vetted by @IPS_Association.
But there is more +
Salmantaj Patil was hailed as hero by @IPS_Association. But last year, he was suspended. He was also accused of beating a lawyer to near-death and hurling casteist attacks. Coincidentally, Md Arshi also allegedly did same to a lawyer and Dalit woman.…
Salmantaj Patil was a darling of SP and said be close to Congress. Got plush postings and had considerable influence till 2017. When an IPS batch passes out, each officer gets 2 passes for family. Salmantaj got 7 for his burqa-clad sisters, aisa suna hai.
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16 Sep
What is national song of India? You may say "Vande Mataram". WRONG.

You will be shocked that as per Zafar Mahmood, ex-OSD to PM, and founder of Zakat Foundation that trains Civil Servants, it is "Sare Jahan Se Achha" by Iqbal. +
Zafar Mahmood is founder of Iqbal Academy India whose aim is to propagate message of Iqbal.
Is it not a tragedy that an experienced civil servant of India who trains hundreds others is not just fan of ideological father of Pakistan but also considers his poem national song?
Iqbal wrote Sare Jahan Se Achha in 1904. But in 1910, he wrote revised version of poem Tarana-e-Milli where he openly declared his Islamist agenda. What is interesting is that Zafar Mahmood has given link to this poetry in website of his Iqbal Academy.+…
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15 Sep
I differ with stay on #BindasBol on @SudarshanNewsTV. I have been a panelist and provided them data analysis which was used for program. Here is where Justice Chandrachud has misunderstood things. +
No insinuation has been made on Muslim community that they are trying to infiltrate UPSC. The program has used data and information available in public domain to claim that there are reasons to believe that some elements have religious agenda to infiltrate UPSC.
As evidence, presentation from Zakat Foundation has been shown where it clearly establishes Dalits as its adversaries and wants Muslims to dominate bureaucracy. Why is it banned in democracy to raise alarm on this?
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14 Sep
In Hinduism, marriage is a Dharmik Sanskar. It has to be conducted as per Dharmik Vidhi Vidhan. LGBTQ marriage is out of question as goal of marriage is not a license for sex.

In Islam, marriage is a contract. Hence LGBTQ marriage be included in Muslim Personal Law.
Rest, if two men or two women want to believe they are married, why tamper Hindu Vivaah Maryada for that? They can just live the way they want and occasionally play "Taare hain baraati" song from Virasat film (copied by Anu Malik from EL Condor Pasa).
Hindu Marriage Act is to decide on issues of property, inheritance, children. Hence only those who can naturally reproduce are under its ambit. Else it will only create a child trafficking mafia in name of adoption.
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