Union Public Service Commission: News

30 Sep 2022

Android

UPSC releases mobile app for aspirants: Here's how to download

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has launched its official app for aspirants.

Meet Ayushi Singhal, jailed IAS officer's daughter who scored 98%

Ayushi Singhal, the daughter of suspended and imprisoned 2000 batch IAS officer Puja Singhal of the Jharkhand cadre, has secured an astounding 98% in the 2022 CBSE Class 12 board exams.

Good news! Centre to promote 8,089 employees, considers reservation provisions

The Union government has passed an order promoting 8,089 officials, including giving reservations in the promotion to people from the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST), as per officials familiar with the development.

27 Jun 2022

Maharashtra

Meet Varun Baranwal, cycle mechanic who became IAS officer

The stories of successful UPSC Civil Services Examination candidates have always inspired aspirants across India, and one such tale is of IAS officer Varun Baranwal, who beat the odds to achieve his goal.

13 Jun 2022

Gujarat

Meet IAS officer Tushar Sumera who barely cleared Class 10

Several educational boards declared their Class 10 results recently and if you're someone who scored the bare minimum, there's no need to be disheartened.

10 Jun 2022

IIT Roorkee

ISRO's physically challenged scientist Kartik Kansal cracks UPSC CSE 2021

Many people's lives have changed since the 2021 UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) results were announced.

04 Jun 2022

Jharkhand

Jharkhand: 'Error' leads woman to believe she passed CCE

The family of a Jharkhand woman apologized on Friday after it was revealed that her claim of passing the civil services examination was an "inadvertent error."

01 June 2022

Civil Services

A domestic violence victim mother secures AIR 177 in UPSC

Shivangi Goyal, a native of Hapur, has brought laurels to her family by scoring 177th rank in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exam.

Shruti Sharma tops UPSC CSE 2021, top four candidates women

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday announced the results of the 2021 Civil Services Examination (CSE).

Shubham Kumar, civil services topper, scores 52.04% in UPSC exam

Shubham Kumar topped the civil services examination 2020 with 52.04% marks, and second rank holder Jagrati Awasthi scored 51.95% in the prestigious test conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to select the country's civil servants.

27 Sep 2021

Vizag

Took inspiration from RINL plant to crack UPSC: Lakshmi Soujanya

Many of us know RINL as steel producing company, but M Lakshmi Soujanya—who has made it to the 2020 Civil Service Examination qualifiers' list— says the PSU's township has been a "pillar of support" for her and she took inspiration from its 24X7 running plant.

UPSC 2020 results out; here's how you can check yours

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday declared the results for the 2020 civil services examination.

Online NDA application for women opens; admissions to be 'provisional'

The Union Public Service Commission on Friday said it opened the online application for women candidates to apply for the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination, 2021.

30 Sep 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Supreme Court refuses to defer UPSC prelims exams

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to postpone the UPSC Prelims Examinations 2020, scheduled for October 4, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic, adding that aspirants appear for the test to become "civil servants and not students."

28 Sep 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Civil services exams cannot be postponed, UPSC tells SC

The upcoming civil services examinations cannot be postponed in light of the coronavirus outbreak, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) told the Supreme Court on Monday.

Supreme Court puts stop on Sudarshan TV's 'insidious' #UPSCJihad show

The Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained a private television channel from airing the remaining episodes of a show on Muslims "infiltrating" the central government's civil services.

27 Aug 2020

Delhi Police

Communal and irresponsible: IPS Association slams Sudarshan News over #UPSCJihad

The trailer of an upcoming news show to be aired on Sudarshan News TV has drawn criticism from the Indian Police Service (Central) Association.

04 Aug 2020

Pradeep Kumar

Results for UPSC Civil Services 2019 declared, Pradeep Singh tops

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Tuesday declared the list of candidates who qualified for the Civil Services Examination 2019.

22 Jan 2020

India

#CareerBytes: Want to crack UPSC CSE? Avoid making these mistakes

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also known as the IAS exam, is one of the toughest exams, and cracking it is not easy without the right preparation.

#CareerBytes: What to do if you didn't clear UPSC CSE-Mains?

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results of the 2019 Civil Services Examination (CSE) Main Examination.

31 Dec 2019

India

#CareerBytes: Important entrance exam deadlines in 2020 students should know

Every year, thousands of competitive exams are conducted in India either for finding eligible candidates for certain college admissions or filling vacant government sector jobs.

18 Dec 2019

India

#CareerBytes: UPSC CSE 2020- Important dates and details to know

Every year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) for recruiting candidates to various Civil Services of India.

14 Nov 2019

India

#CareerBytes: About IFS Officers and the salary, perks they enjoy

The Indian Foreign Service (IFS) is one of the most coveted Civil Services in India just like other premier ones like Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).

06 Nov 2019

India

#CareerBytes: How to prepare for UPSC CSE from scratch?

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also known as the IAS exam, is a tough exam, and cracking it is not easy without the right preparation.

05 Nov 2019

India

Exam-prep app Gradeup raises $7 million from Times Internet

Gradeup, an ed-tech start-up that provides online test preparation courses for various competitive entrance and government exams, has raised $7 million in Series A round of funding from Times Internet.

02 Nov 2019

India

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after service among the Civil Services of the country.

15 Oct 2019

India

Pranjal Patil: First visually-impaired woman IAS appointed Kerala Sub-Collector

On Monday, India's first woman IAS officer with visual impairment, Pranjal Patil, took over as the Sub-Collector of Thiruvananthapuram district in Kerala.

12 Oct 2019

India

#CareerBytes: 5 mistakes to avoid in UPSC CSE Main exams

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest and most popular competitive exams in the country.

28 Sep 2019

India

Inspiring stories of five UPSC CSE rank-holders who beat poverty

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most popular and challenging competitive exams.

25 Sep 2019

India

#CareerBytes: 7 tricky questions asked in UPSC CSE IAS interviews

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), which is one of the most challenging exams, is conducted in three stages.

22 Sep 2019

West Bengal

Meet the five youngest IAS officers in the country

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country.

21 Sep 2019

India

6 UPSC rank-holders who cleared CSE despite failures, other challenges

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

16 Sep 2019

India

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after service among the Civil Services of the country.

13 Sep 2019

India

School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging exams.

01 Sep 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh couple seeks divorce over husband's UPSC obsession

In a bizarre piece of news, a woman in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal left her husband due to his obsession with the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations.

23 Aug 2019

Maharashtra

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

For five years, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been going beyond the call of duty to coach civil services aspirants.

22 Aug 2019

Rajasthan

Where are the winners of the previous seasons of 'KBC'?

When Kaun Banega Crorepati was aired for the first time in 2000, it became an instant hit.

21 Aug 2019

Exams

#CareerBytes: Useful last-minute preparation tips for UPSC CSE Mains 2019

UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest and most competitive exams and cracking it isn't easy without proper preparation.

20 Aug 2019

India

#CareerBytes: Five mistakes to avoid in UPSC CSE Mains exams

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest and most popular competitive exams in the country.

How this hearing impaired woman cleared UPSC in first attempt

The Union Public Service Commission exams are as feared as they are admired. However, Indian Administrative Service officer Saumya Sharma cleared the exam in her first attempt despite her hearing disability and a viral fever on the day of the exam.

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