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Full Form Of UPSC


UPSC stand for the Union Public Service Commission, it is central agency and they are known for conducting the national level public service exams. It is also known as the appointment, transfer and recruitment rules for based on All India level. Under the Indian constitution UPSC has granted charter. It works on the advice of the government on transfer, appointment and disciplinary issues. Pradeep Kumar Joshi is the new chairman of UPSC. UPSC Headquarters at Dholpur House in New Delhi.

UPSC History

 UPSC was established on 1st October 1926, the first chairman was sir Ross Barker. It has its origins in the proposal of the Royal Commission to set up a Public Service Commission. Under British rule, this commission was named as Federal Public Service Commission. After India got independence, the federal public commission took its  Union Public Service Commission which is the full form of UPSC. It got a special place in the Constitution of India on 26 January 1950.


The agency conduct civil service exams which has below following criteria

Age Limit: Minimum age limit for the general category candidate is 22 years and maximum age limit is 32 years. For SC/ST candidate maximum age is 37 years. Under the UPSC civil service exam there are different age limit for the different categories.

Nationality: Citizens of India, Subjects of Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan Refugees who have settled in India before 1962, Indian Citizens who have migrated to Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Zambia, Uganda, Kenya and other selected countries in the past are included in the examination. can be.

Education:- Candidate must be graduate from a recognized university or Any equivalent facility recognized by the Government of India.

Services Which are offered by the UPSC

Indian Administrative Service

Indian Police Service

Indian Foreign Service

Indian Audit and Accounts Service

 Indian Defence Accounts Service

Indian Corporate Law Service

Indian Railway Accounts Service

Indian Trade Service 

Formation and Structure of UPSC

UPSC chairman and other members are directly appointed by the president of India. It does not have any limit of the composition of commission. In this commission usually three are nine to eleven members. For the commission’s membership no specific qualification is mention in Indian constitution. Half of the members of the Commission shall be persons who have held office for at least ten years under the Government of India or the Government of any State. The chairman and members hold office for a term of 6 years or till they attain the age of 65 years. UPSC conduct various exam for eligible candidates. UPSC exam are competitive exam, nearly three lakhs candidate prepare for these exam but only some candidates are selected from them.