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.
What is Good Governance Index?
The Good Governance Index (GGI) has been brought out by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions to determine Governance status in the country as it exists today and the reference level for the future will also be set.