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Union Public Service Commission: India's central recruiting agency
The Union Public Service Commission, commonly abbreviated as UPSC, is India's premier central recruiting agency. It is responsible for appointments to and examinations for All India services and group A & group B of Central services. While Department of Personnel and Training is the central personnel agency in India.


Students appear for NDA exams across country amid COVID fears [Video]

Students appear for NDA exams across country amid COVID fears

Several candidates arrived at various examination centres in different states to appear for the National Defence Academy (NDA) exams on September 06 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Students arrived at an..

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NDA exams begin across country, candidates in Prayagraj dissatisfied with arrangements [Video]

NDA exams begin across country, candidates in Prayagraj dissatisfied with arrangements

Candidates on September 06 arrived at various examination centers in different states to appear in National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) exams. These exams are being conducted by the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:19Published

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Delhi metro services to begin at 6 am on Sunday for UPSC candidates

The services of the Delhi metro to begin at 6 am from terminal stations of all lines on October 4 (Sunday).
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UPSC Prelims 2020: UPSC tells SC impossible to defer civil services exam; matter to be heard on Sept 30

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it will be impossible to defer the civil services exam further. The matter will be next heard on Wednesday,..
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Civil Services Exam 2020: SC issues notice to UPSC, Centre on plea seeking postponement of upcoming test

In view of the rising cases of COVID-19 pandemic and floods, the apex court has sought a response from the Centre and the UPSC on the postponement of civil services 2020 examinations.
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UPSC aspirant raped in Delhi's Nehru Vihar, accused absconding

A UPSC aspirant, who came to Delhi to prepare for the exams was allegedly raped by a man after she refused to marry him.
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Supreme Court stays telecast of show on UPSC exam that tries to vilify particular community

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the telecast of the remaining episodes of a TV channel's programme which claimed to expose the 'infiltration of a particular community' in Union Public Service..
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Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, UPSC holds NDA entrance exams with necessary arrangements

he NDA 1 and NDA 2 exams will be held on the same day due to the ongoing pandemic across the country.
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UPSC holds NDA entrance exams with Covid-19 prevention measures in place

The exam that was earlier scheduled to be held April 19 was postponed due to the Covid-19 lockdown. Compared to previous years, the NDA 1 and NDA 2 exams will be held on the same day due to the ongoing..
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'Replace your mobile with Nokia 5310': IPS officer Arun Bothra's 'epic advice' to UPSC aspirant

IPS officer Arun Bothra recently advised a UPSC aspirant to replace his smartphone with Nokia 5310 in order to crack the prestigious civil services exams. Bothra, who is an Odisha cadre officer, gave..
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22 minority youths who took govt's free coaching crack civil services exam, felicitated

Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said this was the result of the government's resolute and effective efforts for "promotion and progress" of meritorious youths from minority..
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LoC to UPSC: 23-yr-old Kupwara girl in J&K list of 16

Nadia Beigh, who has completed her bachelors in economics from Delhiโ€™s Jamia Millia Islamia university, secured an all-India rank of 350 in the 2019 exam, the results of which were declared Tuesday.
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IRS officer from Haryana tops civil services exam

IRS (customs) officer Pradeep Singh of Haryana, the son of a farmer, ranked first while UPโ€™s Pratibha Verma, an income tax officer, topped among women on the list of 829 candidates who qualified in..
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Rahul Modi scores rank 420 in UPSC exam

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'Life is full of several opportunities': PM Modi's message to those who failed to clear civil services exam

A total of 829 candidates cleared the exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Pradeep Singh topped the examinations followed by Jatin Kishore and Pratibha Verma.
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Transgender officers: Four CAPFs agree, CISF seeks more time to discuss issue

In a first-of-its-kind move, the MHA had asked for "comments" on the issue from the five paramilitary or CAPFs so that the UPSC can be intimated whether or not to include the "transgender" category in..
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Transgenders may soon be recruited as CAPF combat officers; MHA sets ball rolling

Transgenders can soon aspire to lead combat troops in central paramilitary forces as the government is mulling allowing them take the annual UPSC exam for recruitment as officers in these forces..
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UPSC allows civil services aspirants to change exam centres

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Failed UPSC aspirant held for offensive tweet against 2 IPS women

A failed UPSC aspirant, who had created two fake accounts on Twitter to post offensive content about two senior women IPS officers, was arrested from her house in central Delhi on Sunday.
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UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020: Revised exam dates to be announced today, check here

Visit the UPSC official website for latest updates.
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Fact check: No, UPSC has not cancelled all its exams in wake of coronavirus

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UPSC to decide on fresh dates for remaining civil services-2019 personality tests after May 3

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Coronavirus outbreak: Chairman, members of UPSC to forego 30% of salary

The exams were supposed to take place from March 23, 2020, to April 3, 2020.
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Covid-19: UPSC chairman, members to forego 30 per cent of basic pay for 1 year

The commission reviewed the harm caused to the national economy by the coronavirus pandemic in a special meeting held on Wednesday to review the current situation.
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Civil service interviews defered by UPSC amid coronavirus outbreak fears

The personality tests of candidates of civil services examination 2019 was deferred by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Railways to hold own test to hire officers?

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Time has come for creating all-India judicial service: Law minister

"The time has come for an all-India judicial service. We have national law schools, and girls and boys are coming out of that. The whole idea is to have a proper all-India judicial service examination..
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Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018 Results: 53 more candidates qualify, says UPSC; check full list here

These 53 candidates were part of a consolidated reserve list, UPSC said.
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Bihar: CBI books IRS officer for using fake certificates to clear UPSC examination

During the verification of the accused's documents, it was found that Kumar's real name is Rajesh Kumar Sharma who was no longer falling into the age limit criteria of the UPSC exam. Thus, he changed..
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UPSC ESE 2019: Interview schedule declared, check

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UPSC CDS 2019: admit cards released, download

UPSC will conduct the CDS examination on September 8, 2019.
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2014 UPSC topper Ira Singhal stands up to troll

Ira Singhal, the 2014 UPSC topper shared a post in which screenshots from her Instagram account show a follower named Bhupesh Jaswal trolling her by referring to her physical condition of scoliosis...
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Government to induct 40 private sector experts

The government has decided, in principle, to appoint outside domain experts to 40 positions at the deputy secretary and director levels in various Union ministries and departments. Earlier, UPSC had..
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Suffering from Brittle Bone Disease, Kerala's 'Glass Woman' appears for UPSC entrance exam

Latheesha Ansari who is two-feet tall and weighs 14 kgs and suffers from a rare bone condition, "Brittle Bone Disease" appeared for the UPSC entrance examination held on Sunday. Osteogenesis Imperfecta..
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Man posing as IPS officer caught because of typo on business card

A man pretending to be an IPS officer and delivering motivational speeches on how to crack IIT and UPSC examinations turned out to be a school dropout.
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