UPSC Exam: Aspirants Seeking Extra Attempt Call For Protest at Jantar Mantar

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UPSC Exam: Aspirants Seeking Extra Attempt Call For Protest at Jantar Mantar

New Delhi: Due to the unprecedented situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, scores of UPSC civil services exam aspirants have been demanding an extra attempt as their preparations were affected. The majority of these aspirants are those who have either reached their upper limit or exhausted all attempts last year or those who could appear for the exam in 2022 due to COVID-related issues. Despite the Supreme Court rejecting pleas demanding an extra attempt for the UPSC exams and the Union Public…

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UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 Updates: Aspirants’ reactions, paper analysis and expected cut-off

UPSC CSE Prelims Examination 2021 Updates:  The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducted the Civil Services Examination (CSE) preliminary exam today. The exam was earlier scheduled to be held on June 29 but deferred in wake of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in the country. An UPSC CSE prelim was held today in 77 cities across India. As per aspirants, the morning shift paper was balanced. Unlike last two years, over 20 questions were asked from history. The questions were largely from modern…

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UPSC civil services prelims 2021 admit card expected this month

UPSC civil services prelims 2021 admit card expected this month

For the upcoming preliminary phase of the civil services exam 2021, scheduled to be held on October 10, the UPSC will release admit cards this month. As per the exam notice released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), in March 2021, the e-admit cards of candidates will be released three weeks before the commencement of the exam. The UPSC prelims admit card will be released on upsc.gov.in and upsconline.nic.in. “No admit card will be sent by post,” the UPSC…

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Nashik: ‘Will ensure UPSC exams conducted as per norms’

Nashik: District collector Suraj Mandhare has assured S K Gupta, the deputy secretary of the Union Public Service Commission that the administration will take all steps to ensure the examinations conducted by UPSC takes place as per the norms of the commission. Nashik will be conducting the UPSC exams for the first time after the commission approved a centre here. Around 4,400 candidates will be appearing for the civil services (Preliminary) examinations on October 10, 2021. The administration has identified…

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UPSC annual exam calendar 2022 released at upsc.gov.in, CSE prelims on June 5

UPSC annual exam calendar 2022: According to the schedule, the civil services prelims examination 2022 will be held on June 5, while its notification will be released on February 2, 2022 and last date to apply for the exam will be February 22. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the annual exam schedule for the year 2022. According to the schedule, the civil services prelims examination 2022 will be held on June 5, while its notification will be…

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Civil Services Exams : COVID No Ground To Relax Condition To Submit Degree Certificate On Specified Date, UPSC Tells Supreme Court

Conditions of eligibility cannot be relaxed for certain individuals on different grounds”, said the Union Public Service Commission in the Supreme Court responding to pleas filed by civil services aspirants whose candidatures were cancelled due to non-submission of educational qualification proof on the specified date. “Conditions of eligibility cannot be relaxed for certain individuals on different grounds”, said the Union Public Service Commission in the Supreme Court responding to pleas filed by civil services aspirants whose candidatures were cancelled due…

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UPSC CSE 2020 admit card released at upsc.gov.in – how to download here

Union Public Service Commission, UPSC has released the admit card for Civil Services Examination, CSE 2020 personality test. This test will have an interview for which these admit cards have been released. Candidates who will be appearing for UPSC CSE 2020 personality test can downlaod the admit card from the official site- upsc.gov.in.  These interviews are for the Civil Services Exam 2020. The exam was scheduled for April but got postponed due to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. As of…

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Is UPSC Law Optional A Good Scoring Subject ???

To check on the analysis on law optional syllabus click here Let me introduce you to a few peopleWhy suddenly  these people? Simply because they are toppers of CSE who had law as their  optional subject across various timelines! Yes, law as optional in UPSC can make  you a topper. Take a look at the table below: MAINS NAME AIR BACKGROUND LAW OPTIONAL MARKS 2019 C.S Jeydev 5 Law Graduate, NLIU PAPER 1- 136    PAPER 2-139    TOTAL – 275 2019…

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UPSC to commence interviews for civil services exam from August 2

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will commence interviews for civil services examination 2020 from August 2, according to an official statement. The interview process was deferred due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. “After reviewing the situation, the Commission has decided to commence the personality test of the civil services examination, 2020 from 02.08.2021,” according to the statement issued by the UPSC. The e-summon letters of personality tests (Interviews) of the candidates will be made available shortly, which may…

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Art and culture very important for UPSC: Devdutt Pattanaik pens book for Pearson India’s UPSC prep set

Along with the new titles, Pearson India is offering an app (android and iOS) that will provide a blended learning experience to students and brings the learning content in a bite-size format. Pearson India has partnered with authors and experts like Devdutt Pattanaik, Sriram Srirangam and Rohit Deo Jha for books and app-based materials for UPSC aspirants. Authored by Devdutt Pattanaik, Indian Culture, Art and Heritage, shows how the amalgamation of three components – culture, art and heritage – have created,…

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UPSC Recruitment 2021: Commission postpones process to fill 363 vacant principal posts due to COVID-19 surge

The commission was seeking to recruit principals in the Directorate of Education, Education Department, Government of NCT of Delhi The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has postponed the recruitment process to fill 363 vacancies for the post of principal in the Directorate of Education, Education Department, Government of NCT of Delhi, due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country. The notification was released on 24 April on the official website upsconline.nic.in. The notification reads, “Due to the prevailing conditions caused by the…

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UPSC postpones civil services prelims 2021 exam to October 10 due to COVID spike

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday announced its decision to postpone the June 27 civil services preliminary examination amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday announced its decision to postpone the June 27 civil services preliminary examination amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. The exam will now be held on October 10, reported news agency PTI.  “Due to the prevailing conditions caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Union Public…

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Rush your review of ‘dying’ civil services so we can trim them, Modi govt tells ministries

Cadre reviews, although routine, are imperative for govt to trim down bureaucracy, remove redundant services, and merge the ones that can be. New Delhi: The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has pulled up all cadre controlling authorities (CCAs) — ministries that are responsible for managing the cadres of different services like the IPS, IFS, IRS, etc — for not carrying out cadre reviews, which would allow the government to undertake changes like doing away with ‘dying’ services, introducing new posts…

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Need To Increase Age Limit For Government Jobs Due To Lockdown Does Not Arise: Centre

The need for increasing the maximum age limit for recruitment to various categories of posts under the Central Government, due to the pandemic and lockdown in the country, does not arise, the Rajya Sabha was informed on 25th March 2021. The need for increasing the maximum age limit for recruitment to various categories of posts under the Central Government, due to the pandemic and lockdown in the country, does not arise, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday. Replying to a question…

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Increase In Recruitment Of IPS Officers From 150 To 200 From Civil Services Exam 2020: Centre

The number of recruitment of Indian Police Service officers has been increased from 150 to 200 from civil services exam (CSE) 2020, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. “For IAS, as per the recommendations of the Baswan Committee and with the approval of the competent authority, 180 IAS officers are recruited through CSE each year since CSE-2012,” Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply. For IPS, 150 officers have been recruited through CSE each year…

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NITI Aayog’s draft national policy on migrant workers

1. NITI Aayog’s draft national policy on migrant workers – Relevant for Mains GS 2 Governance What is the news ? NITI Aayog, along with a working subgroup of officials and members of civil society, has prepared a draft national migrant labour policy. What is in the draft? A rights-based approach The draft describes two approaches to policy design: one focussed on cash transfers, special quotas, and reservations; the other which “enhances the agency and capability of the community and thereby…

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UPSC is more about conceptual clarity than just mugging up!

UPSC is considered to be the toughest yet one of the most valuable examinations in the country. Several lakhs of candidates fill out the application for different examinations conducted under UPSC and compete for just 1000-1100 vacancies. Being such a popular examination and due to the recent changes made in the exam pattern, the fear of not being able to crack the UPSC in various attempts is higher than any other examinations.  While getting into the Union civil services, particularly…

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“Whether Deadline To Upload EWS Certificates For Civil Service Exams Can Be Extended’: Supreme Court Issues Notice On UPSC’s Plea”

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice on the Special Leave Petitions pertaining to whether the deadline to upload the certificates to avail reservation under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) for the UPSC exams can be extended. A Bench comprising Justices Rohinton F. Nariman, Hemant Gupta and BR Gavai heard the matter and proceeded to issue notice on the SLPs as well as on the prayer for interim relief, returnable in three weeks. The Respondents have been directed to file a…

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UPSC exam: Candidates who missed last attempt in 2020 due to Covid will get another chance

The Centre will give an extra chance to aspirants who had their last attempt for the Civil Services exam last year but could not appear for the exam owing to the pandemic The Central Government on Friday agreed to give an extra chance to UPSC CSE Prelims candidates who had their last attempt for the Civil Services exam in 2020 but could not appear for the exam owing to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Supreme Court was hearing a plea today by…

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UPSC: SC Takes Note of Centre’s No to Granting Age Relaxation for Civil Service Aspirants

The Centre had on February 5 told the Supreme court that it was agreeable to give an extra chance as a one-time relaxation to those civil service aspirants, who had appeared in their last attempt in the 2020 exam and are otherwise not age-barred. New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday took note of Centre’s stand that it was against granting one-time relaxation on age limit to UPSC civil service aspirants including those who exhausted their last attempt in 2020 exam amid…

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UPSC Civil Services Exam: Important Points For Candidates

The notification of the Civil Services exam 2021 is expected to be available on February 10. The notification will be released on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), upsc.gov.in. New Delhi:  The notification of the Civil Services exam 2021 is expected to be available on February 10. The notification will be released on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), upsc.gov.in. The exam is held for selection to Indian Administrative Services, Indian Forest Service and other…

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UPSC CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAM 2021 HEADING FOR STIFF COMPETITION THIS YEAR

New Delhi [India], January 11 (ANI/SRV Media): Clearing the Union Public Service Commission (USPC) Prelims might be difficult due to enhanced competition this year, courtesy the COVID-19 and resultant lockdown in the country. Due to the loss of jobs during lockdown, the craze for government jobs particularly the UPSC Civil Services has increased among the youth. Even those who are working from home in the private sector have also been inclined towards Civil Services as there is more job security…

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