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UPSC invites objections on Civil Services Main exam 2019: Check how to apply

October 08, 2019 5:30 pm

UPSC CSE question paper 2019: Interested candidates can raise queries at the official website, The last date to raise objection is October 14, 6 pm.

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

April 16, 2019 6:04 pm

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

April 14, 2019 11:33 am

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

April 07, 2019 8:35 pm

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

September 03, 2015 2:46 am

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

May 14, 2015 3:00 am

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

April 22, 2015 9:12 am

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

A new kind of babu

April 01, 2015 12:08 am

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

Babu and the outsider

September 27, 2014 8:23 am

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

August 25, 2014 1:30 am

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