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Changes in civil services exam pattern, age limit under consideration

Changes in civil services exam pattern, age limit under consideration

Nearly eight months after its submission, the report of Baswan committee that suggested changes in civil service exam pattern and age limit is under examination, the government has said.

Nov 15, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Girl from naxal-hit area charts history in civil services exam

Growing up in Chhattisgarh's Naxalite-affected Dantewada district, Namrata Jain had one dream -- of joining the civil services.

Jun 01, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
Govt to select 980 officers through civil services exam

Govt to select 980 officers through civil services exam

As many as 980 officers will be selected through civil services examination 2017, over 200 less than last year's intake, the government said today.

Apr 06, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
Panel report on age limit in civil services exam under consideration: UPSC

Panel report on age limit in civil services exam under consideration: UPSC

The report of Baswan committee that has suggested changes in civil service exam pattern and age limit is under consideration of the Union Public Service Commission, the government said today.

Nov 17, 2016, 16:47 PM IST

Indian Foreign Service recruits' quality falling: Parliamentary panel

A parliamentary panel has expressed concern over "deterioration" in the quality of recruits to the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and said it is "imperative" that only the best are selected.

Aug 02, 2016, 18:17 PM IST
Parliamentary panel for publicising SC exam marking process; UPSC differs

Parliamentary panel for publicising SC exam marking process; UPSC differs

The civil services examination is conducted by UPSC annually in three stages --preliminary, main and interview -- to select officers for IAS, IFS and IPS, among others.

Mar 17, 2016, 19:52 PM IST
UPSC IAS (Mains) 2015: e-admit card available for download, check here

UPSC IAS (Mains) 2015: e-admit card available for download, check here

The e-admit cards for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Main examination 2015 are available for download.

Dec 03, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Probe Assam civil services exam corruption by CBI: Congress leader

Senior Congress leader and former MP Kirip Chaliha on Saturday alleged "serious corruption" in holding the state civil services examination and demanded a thorough probe by CBI into the irregularities.

Jul 18, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Perseverance, hard work pays: Civil services toppers

Perseverance and hard work were the two mantras that helped them get top positions in civil services exam, the elated toppers said on Saturday.

Jul 04, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi congratulates successful UPSC aspirants

Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his congratulations to the successful aspirants of the Union Public Service Commission ( UPSC) civil service exams.

Jul 04, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

HC notice on PIL on quota for disabled in civil services exam

The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Centre and UPSC on a plea by an organisation for disabled persons seeking quashing of the civil services exam notification alleging non-implementation of statutory three per cent quota for handicapped persons.

Jun 20, 2015, 00:58 AM IST

Notice to centre, UPSC on disabled quota in civil services exam

 The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the central government and the UPSC on a plea seeking to quash the civil services exam notification due to alleged non-implementation of statutory three per cent quota for handicapped applicants.

Jun 19, 2015, 23:44 PM IST

Why no transgender option in civil services exam form, asks Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the UPSC on a plea seeking quashing of the UPSC notice for not including transgender as a gender option in the application form for the civil services preliminary examination.

Jun 15, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Online filing of applications for UPSC civil services exam begins

The online filing of applications for this year's civil services preliminary examination to select IAS and IPS officers has begun.

May 24, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

UPSC requires 5,000 invigilators for civil services exam

 Citing increase in the number of IAS and IPS aspirants, the UPSC has sought from the Centre services of about 5,000 invigilators for this year's civil services examination.

May 17, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

Civil services exam: Candidates asked to download e-call letter for interview

Call letters for personality test will not be sent by post to the candidates who have cleared the civil services (main) examination, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said.

Apr 23, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

Civil services exam:Candidates asked to download e-call letter for interview

 Call letters for personality test will not be sent by post to the candidates who have cleared the civil services (main) examination, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said.

Apr 23, 2015, 14:56 PM IST

UPSC exam: Visually impaired candidates to get extra time

Visually impaired candidates appearing for civil services preliminary examination will get 40 minutes extra time per paper, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said Friday.

Aug 22, 2014, 13:34 PM IST

Rajni Razdan takes over as new UPSC chief

Rajni Razdan on Saturday took over as new chairman of Union Public Service Commission, which conducts the prestigious civil services examination to select IAS, IFS and IPS officers among others.

Aug 16, 2014, 22:21 PM IST

Delhi BJP welcomes govt`s decision on UPSC exam

Welcoming the changes announced by the Central government in civil services preliminary exams, Delhi BJP on Monday said the decision has solved the basic problem of the UPSC aspirants.

Aug 04, 2014, 23:52 PM IST