Overview about UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)

By | April 26, 2018



➡ Know about Union Public Service Commission
▪The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC; Hindi: संघ लोक सेवा आयोग) is India’s central recruiting agency. It is responsible for appointments to and examinations for All India services and group A & group B of Central services. While Department of Personnel and Training is the central personnel agency in India.

➡ Overview about Union Public Service Commission संघ लोक सेवा आयोग

▪ Formed : October 1, 1926
▪ Preceding agencies : Federal Public Service Commission, Public Service Commission
▪ Jurisdiction : Republic of India
▪ Headquarters : Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi 28.6080°N 77.2269°E
▪ Commission executives : David R. Syiemlieh, Chairman Vinay Mittal, MemberChhatar Singh, MemberArvind Saxena, MemberPradeep Kumar Joshi (Dr.), MemberBhim Sain Bassi, MemberA. S. Bhonsle, MemberSujata Mehta, MemberDr. Manoj Soni, Member
▪ Website : upsc.gov.in

▪ The agency’s charter is granted by Part XIV of the Constitution of India, titled as Services Under the Union and the States.

▪ The commission is mandated by the Constitution for appointments to the services of the Union and All India Services.

▪ It is also required to be consulted by the Government in matters relating to the appointment, transfer, promotion and disciplinary matters.

▪ The commission reports directly to the President and can advise the Government through him.

▪ Although, such advice is not binding on the Government.

▪ Being a constitutional authority, UPSC is amongst the few institutions which function with both autonomy and freedom, along with the country’s higher judiciary and lately the Election Commission.

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