All about UPSC – Must read article

In this article, we are going to discuss something about UPSC. You might have heard people saying I am preparing for UPSC, So what does it literally mean. You could understand all the things related to UPSC in a minute just by reading this article.

For your easy understanding, we wrote this article in the question-answer format, so that you can grasp the article very easily. Let’s get started! 

Discuss UPSC Full Form or What is the abbreviation of UPSC?

Union Public Service Commission is the Full Form of UPSC. But, interestingly people preparing for UPSC called as Unpredictable Service of India because of its unpredictable nature in the question preparation.

UPSC Formation

UPSC formed before our independence. On October 1, 1926 UPSC was formed under chairmanship Sir Ross Barker.

Who is the current chairman of UPSC?

Arvind Saxena is the chairman of UPSC. With him, other board members will look after the Union Public Service Commission.

What are exams conducted by UPSC?

UPSC – Union Public Service Commission conducts the following examinations. All examinations held once in a year. The notification will be available before 3 months in the UPSC official Website. You can watch their website for the notification and also Employment news will publish the recruitment. You can check out the syllabus of IAS Examination from here UPSC Syllabus.

  1. Indian Engineering Service,
  2. Indian Civil Service,
  3. Indian Forest Service,
  4. Central Armed Police Forces Examination,
  5. Combined Medical Services Examination,
  6. Combined Defence Services Examination,
  7. Combined Geo-Scientist, and Geologist Examination

Is there is any separate examination for IAS?

No, there is no separate examination for IAS. People normally think that there is a separate examination to become an IAS. If you want to become an IAS, then you have to appear in the Indian Civil Service Examination conducted by UPSC.

In Civil Service Examination there are 24 different services, in that IAS is the first service allocated to the top rankers. Due to the power and prestige of IAS, aspirants always like to become an IAS officer. So everyone calls it as IAS Examination.

What is the Syllabus and Age limit to become an IAS Officer?

Syllabus, Age limit to become an IAS, IPS, IFS officer is covered in the separate article. Visit this link to know the UPSC IAS Examination syllabus more about this.

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