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UPSC toppers’ common link: No social media, many engineers

Most of the toppers of the UPSC Civil Services Examination held last year had one thing in common. They all stayed away from social media, to avoid “distractions” and stay focused on their preparation.

Explained: Lateral entry — Here's what the government is trying to do

The lateral entry mode, which pertains to the appointment of specialists from private sector in government organisations, is an attempt by the government to bring in fresh talent into the bureaucracy.


UPSC results: ITS officer secures AIR 19 after three failed attempts and 454th rank last year

Harpreet Singh (27), an Indian Trade Service (ITS) officer with the Ministry of Commerce, from Doraha town of Ludhiana and currently posted at Delhi, has secured AIR 19, as per UPSC results declared Friday.

BJP allies push for increasing age limit for open-category civil services aspirants

At present, the Maratha community has been given 16 per cent reservations in educational institutes and government jobs.

Civil Services 2011 candidates to get extra chance this year

A large group of students had in July last year protested against the pattern of civil services examination conducted by UPSC.

Political intervention needed, not interference: PM Modi on babus

PM Modi said 'political intervention is inevitable, otherwise democracy will not work. Political interference destroys.'


A new kind of babu

The main task of the next cabinet secretary must be civil service reform.

Babu and the outsider

Lateral entry into government is needed to cope with new challenges. It must be made less ad hoc.

UPSC prelims: Aspirants say paper remains biased towards English-medium students

According to protesters, the government’s decision on English section in Paper II in Civil Services exam has served no purpose.

UPSC preliminary exam underway, no report of protest outside exam centres

UPSC: The first paper began at 9:30 AM and there was no report of any protest outside any examination centre.