SC Grants 1 More Chance To UPSC Aspirants Who Missed Attempt Due To COVID-19
Supreme Court bench led by Justice AM Khanwilkar disposed a plea filed by three UPSC aspirants who missed their attempt due to COVID-19 pandemic. The court directed the authorities to reconsider the representation of the UPSC aspirants who got deprived of the attempt, due to COVID-19. The petitioners in their plaint, requested the court to grant them compensatory attempt, to clear the exam.
Tags: UPSC, Supreme Court, IAS, IPS, Covid-19
Viresh Kumar Bhawra Becomes New DGP Of Punjab
Punjab government under the leadership of Charanjit Singh Channi has decided to appoint Senior IPS officer Viresh Kumar Bhawra as the new director general of police of Punjab. Bhawra is an IPS officer of the 1987 batch, reported PTI. He will hold the office for two years from the date of assumption, as per the government's order. He will replace the current DGP Siddharth Chattopadhyaya.
Tags: DGP, Punjab, Punjab Government, IPS officer, UPSC
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Civil Services Main Examination To Begin As Schedule: UPSC
Civil Services (Main) Examination 2021 is scheduled to begin from January 7. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on January 5, released a statement and said, the Civil Services examination for 2021 will be conducted as per schedule, January 7, 8, 9, 15 and 16. The decision was taken considering the COVID situation and asked State Government to ensure no inconvenience should be there for students.
Tags: CIVIL SERVICES EXAM, UPSC, Education, Covid-19, India
Courtesy: Zee News
Bihar Govt To Give Rs 1 Lakh To Girls Who Clear Prelims Of UPSC, BPSC
To empower women in society, the Bihar government decided to provide Rs 1 lakh through scholarships to the women of the general category who clears the preliminary exams for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Bihar Public Service Commissions (BPSC). Women who cleared the 2021 exams can fill online applications for the benefit till December 3. Notably, the scheme is already open for SC, ST, and OBC women candidates.
Tags: Scholarship, Women, UPSC, BPSC, Bihar Government
Courtesy: News 18
Laborer's Daughter Aces UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020 In Kerala
Fighting against all odds in life, Aswathy S, daughter of a construction laborer, cleared Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Service Examination-2020 with 481st rank in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. On her achievement, Aswathy said, ''The last three times I couldn't clear the preliminary exams, and I was a little anxious. I'm happy now.'' While her father said, ''Under difficult circumstances, she cleared the exam. I'm proud of her… read-more
Tags: UPSC, Thiruvananthapuram, Labourer, Daughter, UPSC IAS exam
Courtesy: The Siasat Daily
UPSC-CSE Syllabus Requires Constant Modifications: Union Minister
UPSC Civil Services Examination held every year recruits bureaucrats for the Indian political setup. Addressing the JCM, Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh explained the need to update the syllabus constantly to ensure that it is in line with the changing economic and political scenario. He also talked about measures to improve the training of officers at the … read-more
Tags: Education, UPSC exam, UPSC
UPSC To Hold Recruitment Exam On Sept 5
A recruitment exam will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for Enforcement Officer or Accounts Officer in the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Ministry of Labour and Employment on September 5. There are a total of 421 vacancies. The admit card of the exam will be available on their website. The exam will be held between 10 am to 12 noon. Maintaining Covid protocols are mandatory.
Tags: UPSC, UPSC Recruitment, EPFO, ministry of labour and employment
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
India Stresses On Code Of Conduct In South China Sea
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his 11th East Asia Summit (EAS) virtually pointed out the growing interference of approaches on the Indo-Pacific region. He also discussed trade agreements with ASEAN-foreign ministers. "Stressed that Code of Conduct on the South China Sea should be fully consistent with UNCLOS 1982. Should not prejudice legitimate rights and interests of nations, not a party to discussions," Jaishankar tweeted.… read-more
Tags: S Jaishankar, East Asia Summit, South China Sea, UPSC
UPSC Posts Job Vacancies For IIS; Journalists Can Apply Too
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced around 34 vacancies for posts of senior grade in the Indian Informative Service (IIS). Interested applicants can apply online through the official website. Out of the 34 vacancies, "two vacancies are reserved for people with benchmark disability (PwBd)". The candidate should have at least two years of experience in the journalistic field, government or private.
Tags: UPSC, IIS, UPSC Recruitment, recruitment
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
UPSC Announces Revised Interview Schedule For CSE 2020
The Union Public Service Commission on June 9 announced the revised interview schedule of Civil Services Examination 2020 to be held from August 2. The commission will issue the e-summon letters on their official website upsc.gov.in shortly. Also, the body cleared that requests for change in date and time for the personality test will not be entertained. Earlier scheduled from April 26, the interview was delayed due to COVID second wave.
Tags: UPSC, interview, Covid-19, Delay, UPSC exam
Courtesy: The Times of India