UPSC

Union Public Service Commission or UPSC conducts exams for Civil Services of India, namely the IAS, IFS and IPS. Recruitment process for group A and group B of Central services is also organized by UPSC. Headquartered at Dholpur House, New Delhi, UPSC was first founded in 1926 under a different name. It got the present moniker only after independence. Owing to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s UPSC exams were deferred. Earlier, the Civil Services (Prelims) was to be held on May 31, 2020, but now reports suggest that it will be organized on October 4, 2020. While the Mains is set to be held on January 8, 2021, IFS (Prelims) will be conducted along with UPSC Prelims.

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Supreme Court refuses to defer UPSC prelims exams

30 Sep 2020

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."

Civil services exams cannot be postponed, UPSC tells SC

28 Sep 2020

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

15 Sep 2020

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.

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

27 Aug 2020

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.

Results for UPSC Civil Services 2019 declared, Pradeep Singh tops

04 Aug 2020

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.

#CareerBytes: Five famous UPSC IAS coaching institutes in Delhi

13 Jun 2020

#CareerBytes: Five famous UPSC IAS coaching institutes in Delhi

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest exams and but with the right preparation, one can crack it.

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

24 May 2020

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country.

#CareerBytes: Tips to prepare for UPSC CSE Personality Test

24 Feb 2020

#CareerBytes: Tips to prepare for UPSC CSE Personality Test

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also known as the IAS exam, is one of the toughest and most competitive exams.

#CareerBytes: Want to crack UPSC CSE? Avoid these blunders

22 Jan 2020

#CareerBytes: Want to crack UPSC CSE? Avoid these blunders

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?

16 Jan 2020

#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.

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

16 Jan 2020

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country.

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

31 Dec 2019

#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.

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

18 Dec 2019

#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.

#CareerBytes: Five best resources to prepare for UPSC Essay Paper

09 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: Five best resources to prepare for UPSC Essay Paper

The UPSC Civil Services Examination, which is one of the toughest exams, is conducted in three stages: Preliminary examination, Main examination, and Personality Test.

#CareerBytes: Common doubts people have regarding UPSC CSE preparation

19 Nov 2019

#CareerBytes: Common doubts people have regarding UPSC CSE preparation

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most challenging exams and cracking it is not easy without the right preparation.

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

14 Nov 2019

#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).

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

05 Nov 2019

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.

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

02 Nov 2019

#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.

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

26 Oct 2019

Success 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.

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

23 Oct 2019

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country.

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

15 Oct 2019

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.

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

12 Oct 2019

#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.

#CareerBytes: Tips to prepare for UPSC CSE Personality Test

09 Oct 2019

#CareerBytes: Tips to prepare for UPSC CSE Personality Test

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also known as the IAS exam, is one of the toughest and most competitive exams.

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

28 Sep 2019

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.

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

25 Sep 2019

#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.

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

16 Sep 2019

#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.

Madhya Pradesh couple seeks divorce over husband's UPSC obsession

01 Sep 2019

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.

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

23 Aug 2019

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.

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

22 Aug 2019

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.

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

21 Aug 2019

#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.

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

20 Aug 2019

#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

18 Aug 2019

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.

#CareerBytes: Five best mobile apps for UPSC IES ESE preparation

17 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: Five best mobile apps for UPSC IES ESE preparation

The Indian Engineering Services (IES) one of the most sought-after career options for engineering graduates in the country.

Foundation course, UPSC rank to determine IAS/IPS/IFS cadre allotment

27 Jul 2019

Foundation course, UPSC rank to determine IAS/IPS/IFS cadre allotment

According to reports, Narendra Modi-led Central government has now decided that ranking in the civil services exam will no longer serve as the sole determinant in the process of allotment of services to candidates selected by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Indian Railways: All major concession rules explained

23 Jul 2019

Indian Railways: All major concession rules explained

The Indian Railways offers concessions on tickets for people belonging to certain specified categories.

BSF officer to an IAS: Inspiring story of a 27-year-old

19 Jul 2019

BSF officer to an IAS: Inspiring story of a 27-year-old

Famous American author Oliver Napoleon Hill once said, "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve."

UPSC releases schedule for this year's Civil Services Main Examination

17 Jul 2019

UPSC releases schedule for this year's Civil Services Main Examination

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the time table of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2019 recently.

Guard who cracked JNU's entrance exam, wants to become IAS-officer

16 Jul 2019

Guard who cracked JNU's entrance exam, wants to become IAS-officer

Ramjal Meena (34), a security guard at the Jawaharlal Nehru University for the last five years, has cracked the varsity's entrance examination.

UPSC 2014 topper faces online trolling over disability

15 Jul 2019

UPSC 2014 topper faces online trolling over disability

In a shameful incident, Deputy Commissioner (Keshavpuram), North Delhi Municipal Corporation, Ira Singhal was recently trolled on social media over her disability.

UPSC declares Prelims 2019 results, releases instructions for Main exams

13 Jul 2019

UPSC declares Prelims 2019 results, releases instructions for Main exams

Results of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination were declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) yesterday.