UPSC Full Form: Union Public Service Commission
UPSC full form is Union Public Service Commission. It’s commonly abbreviated as UPSC is the first central recruitment agency in India. It is responsible for appointments and examinations for all Indian services and Central Service Groups A and B.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is the prime agency of the competitive examination of the central government. UPSC established on 1 October 1926.
It is an independent primer organization for the requirement of the employee and through this examination for hiring various staff and officers.
UPCS conduct only one kind of exam this exam is also known as Civil Service Exam (CSE) and main responsibility of this exam is appointing all Indian services and Group A & B service employee.
After qualifying for the UPSC Entrance exam the candidate chooses the option between these i.e The Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Revenue Service, etc.
It also conducts a national level exam under the central and state Government. In a year 9,00.000 to 10,00,000 candidates are applied for Civil Service Examination but approximately 550,000 candidates sitting in the preliminary examination.
Result of this the exam will declare in mid-August and the final result publishes in may next year.
This exam conducted in two-stage, the first stage is the Preliminary Examination that held every year in June and the result announced in August.
The second is the Main Examination that divided into two tests the first test is the examination that held in October every year and the result publish in next year January and the second test is the personal test (Interview) is held in March and the final result announced in May.
Which exams conduct by UPSC
- Civil Services Examination (CSE)
- Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service (IES/ISS)
- Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination
- Combined Medical Services (CMS)
- Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam (SCRA)
- Engineering Services Examination (ESE)
- Indian Forestry Services Examination (IFoS)
- Central Armed Police Forces Examination (CAPF)
- Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for selection of Assistant Commandant. (Executive) in CISF
What are the eligibility and Requirement for UPSC Examination?
The age limit of a candidate in between 21 to 32-year-old for General category candidate, for Other Backward Cast (OBC)age relaxation 3 years, For Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST).
Age relaxation 5 years and for the person who defense service Personnel disabled in operations during hostilities the age relaxation is 8 years.
A candidate to attempts one of the papers in the preliminary examination counted as an attempt either the candidate canceled or disqualify. If the candidate applies to an exam but failing to attend then not counted as an attending.
This exam can attend 6 times for a general candidate, for Other Backward Cast (OBC) categories can attend 9 times but For Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates can attend unlimited till 37 years of age.
A candidate must be a citizen of India and a citizen of Nepal or the subject of Bhutan. if the person who migrated from Sri Lanka, East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the United Republic of Tanzania and etc the intention of setting his residence in India permanent then these candidates take eligible for the UPSC exam.
A candidate must have a degree from a central or state university and also receive a degree through correspondence or distance education.
If candidates who have passed the final exam of the MBBS degree but have not completed an internship in this case these candidates are eligible.