Who can be a district collector?
The institution of District Collector, as it exists today, was created and developed during the British rule and has become a unique feature of Indian public Administration by the time the Country became independent in 1947.
What are the changes which have been introduced in Indian Railways Services?
Recently, the government has approved the restructuring of the Indian Railways, including a reduction in the Board strength as well as the merger of the different cadres into a central service called the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS).
Sometimes, why do aspirants get a different examination centre from what they have applied for in the examination form?
In the Civil Services Examination, lakhs of candidates fill the form and appear every year.There is no hard and fast rule that the candidates will get the same examination centre as they have applied for in the examination.
What can be done if an aspirant has made a mistake in choosing the optional/exam centre/language etc. while filling the UPSC form?
A candidate should avoid submitting more than one online application and that is why the examination form should be filled with utmost caution and attention.
Is it possible to prepare for the Mains Examination in a short period of time and still be successful?
After clearing the preliminary examination, your knowledge level is adequate and appropriate to get one of the highest scores in the main examination.
When does UPSC issue the notification for the Civil Services Examination?
The UPSC Examination notification encapsulate the Rules of Examinations as notified by the Government. The examination notification is uploaded on the Commission’s website around 3 months before the date of Examination. The notification is also published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.
Can the UPSC allot me a Centre other than the one I had applied for in the application form?
The UPSC allots roll numbers and venues to the candidates through a computerized system which randomly allots the same without manual intervention. The Commission makes all efforts to allot the candidate the Centre of his/her choice, which is done on the “first-apply-first allot” basis.
For how many different posts can a candidate apply in one recruitment advertisement?
One Recruitment advertisement generally invites applications for a number of posts, and in special cases for a single post. A Candidate who wishes to apply for more than one post can do so, by applying separately for each post and paying the fee for each post in the manner prescribed for that post.
If a candidate has applied for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination but has not appeared at any paper in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will it be counted as an attempt?
This is one of the most common queries among the UPSC aspirants. As we all are aware that the Civil Services Examination (CSE) comprises of two successive stages:
What is the purpose and role of Indian Revenue Services?
IRS officers serve the Government of India in different capacities/roles. While administering , Direct Taxes through the ITD, they formulate policies, implement such policies and discharge the functions of an investigator, quasi-judicial authority, prosecutor and negotiator of International Agreements etc.
What is meant by Indian Revenue Service under the UPSC?
Indian Revenue Service (IRS) is the largest Group A Central Service amongst the organized civil services in the Government of India. IRS serves the nation through discharging one of the most important sovereign functions i.e., collection of revenue for development, security and governance.
What are the career prospects of an IRS officer?
An IRS officer could rise up-to the Apex Scale at the post of Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax in the ITD. At the apex level, he can also get selected as a Member or Chairperson of the CBDT.
What are the components of the training of an IRS officer?
On joining the service, IRS officers are trained mainly at National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT), located at Nagpur, which is one of the premier National Academies of the Government of India.
Why is Sociology considered as a safe optional?
Sociology: A Safer Optional
Sociology is nothing else than the augmentation of our sagacity with respect to the social life. As a learner, we all are connected with this society so over a period of time we have developed some basic understanding of our society.
New Development Bank
Context: The Finance Minister of India recently attended the 5th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the New Development Bank through video-conference.
Humility Sans Achievement is Defeat Accepted, Ego & Humility
Hi, today I am going to talk about an issue which may go possibly against some of your earlier teachings that you may have received while growing up. HUMILITY.
स्वतंत्रता दिवस की शुभकामनाएं, स्वतंत्रता मनाएं, प्रेम बढ़ाएं, जय हिन्द
आज जबकि पूरा देश स्वतंत्र का जशन मन रहा है। आज का दिन हम अपने स्वतंत्र सेनानियों को याद करने के लिए भी यूज़ करते हैं। आज हम उनकी कुर्बानियों को याद करते हैं। लगभग १०० सालों के लम्बे संघर्ष के बाद हमे स्वतंत्र प्राप्त हुई।
The Diamond Within
Hi, today I am going to raise an issue which often comes in our lives, especially in your age when you are climbing up and the things are not moving the way you would have wanted them, you would have wished them, you would have planned.
Continuity | Your Reach Is Higher Than Your Hold
Hi, I am told by some students that they are not in a position to have continuity in their studies. I mean they study for a few days with lots of zest, a lot of energy. And after a few days, they have got low and again they kind of struggle to come back and then again they come back and then go for a few days then again goes down.