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.