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Woman from naxal-hit Dantewada gets 12th rank in UPSC exam

The woman said that a Naxal-triggered blast that hit the police station in her town a long time ago encouraged her to join the civil services.

Apr 14, 2019, 12:00 PM IST

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2018 Analysis: Drop in cut-offs expected, say expert

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Preliminary exam 2018 was held across the country on Sunday, June 3, 2018. There were two papers – Paper-I being conducted in the morning and Paper-II conducted in the afternoon.

Jun 04, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

Biplab Deb clarifies on ‘no mechanical engineer in civil services’ remark

After a spate of controversial remarks, the Tripura CM has been summoned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah.

Apr 29, 2018, 23:50 PM IST

Now, Tripura CM Biplab Deb suggests mechanical engineers should not join civil services

In April 2018, Tripura CM Biplab Deb Deb had claimed that Internet and satellite communication existed in the days of Mahabharata.

Apr 28, 2018, 21:02 PM IST

UPSC Civil Services Main examination 2017 results out, personality test from February 19, 2018

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the results of Civil Services (Main) Examination 2017. Candidates can check their results at

Jan 10, 2018, 20:02 PM IST

Police officer cheats in civil services exam with wife's help, arrested

Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Safeer Karim, aspiring to enter the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), was on Monday arrested for cheating in the civil services main exam. 

Oct 31, 2017, 10:43 AM IST

Civil services exam 2018 to be held on June 3: UPSC

The civil services preliminary examination to select IAS and IPS officers among others has been scheduled to be held on June 3 next year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said.

Aug 15, 2017, 10:58 AM IST

Aspiring for civil services? Do it fast as UPSC may cut upper age limit

The BS Baswan panel has reportedly recommended that “the age limit be reduced in a phased manner spread over several years and not in one go”.

Aug 11, 2016, 22:08 PM IST

Can you spot the real UPSC topper Tina Dabi on Facebook?

Tina Dabi, who recently topped the UPSC civil services examination, reportedly has many fake profiles and pages on Facebook.

May 17, 2016, 13:26 PM IST

Five candidates supported by minority ministry crack civil services

Of the five students, three are Muslims, one is a Sikh and one is a Buddhist, the minister informed.

May 12, 2016, 19:56 PM IST

UPSC aspirants who took exams in last 3 years won't get any additional chance

The UPSC aspirants who took the civil services examination in the last three years (2012-14) need not be given an additional chance this year, the Centre has decided.

Dec 03, 2015, 18:53 PM IST

20 central civil services up in arms against 'IAS supremacy'

A war of words has been going on between officers of IAS and those belonging to other central government services.

Nov 03, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

Nine J&K candidates including 3 women crack civil services

Nine candidates, including three women, from Jammu and Kashmir have qualified the prestigious UPSC Civil Service examination, the results of which were declared yesterday.

Jul 05, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Log on to to check UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 Results

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Saturday declared the results of the Civil Services Examination 2014, conducted to select IAS and IPS officers among others.

Jul 04, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

Civil services exam results to be announced on Saturday

The results of the prestigious civil services examination, to select IAS and IPS officers, among others, will be announced on Saturday evening by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Jul 03, 2015, 22:30 PM IST

Blind, cerebral palsy-affected candidates can use scribe: UPSC

 Candidates suffering from blindness, locomotor disability and cerebral palsy can use scribes to write civil services preliminary and main examination, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said.

Jun 21, 2015, 15:27 PM IST

Aspirants to be considered only for services they choose: UPSC

Candidates, who qualify the prestigious civil services examination will be considered only for the central government services they opt for and not others, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said.

Apr 22, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

PM Modi to hand awards for excellence in public administration on Tuesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will confer awards for excellence in public administration to civil service officers here on Tuesday.

Apr 19, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Civil services exam: Candidates to submit new preferences

Candidates, who have qualified the civil services (main) examination will have to mandatorily submit a new order of preferences of services they intend to join after their final selection, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said.

Apr 13, 2015, 13:10 PM IST

Kathua DC to get highest Civil Services honour

The Deputy Commissioner of Kathua, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, has been selected for the country's highest Civil Services honour, the Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Public Administration.

Mar 26, 2015, 01:13 AM IST