UPSC Recruitment 2021 – The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is one of the most reputed and prestigious government organizations in India. It is a central organization that conducts both Competitive Examinations for civil service positions as well as Interviews for selection to various government positions.
The UPSC is an organization that conducts the recruitment process in phases. The first phase of the process begins with the announcement of vacancies for various posts on the official website, https://www.upsc.gov.in/.
Candidates can apply online by filling up a form and sending it in the prescribed format. Candidates are also required to send in their scanned copy of relevant documents along with their application form for verification purposes.
UPSC online recruitment 2021 notifications for the following posts are currently available in different Indian branches. Check out the notification before applying.
List of UPSC Recruitment 2021 Notifications
Quick FAQ on UPSC Vacancy 2021
About Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
The Union Public Service Commission UPSC, is the country’s agency for managing the civil service of India. It conducts examinations to recruit candidates into various posts in both the central government and in the state governments.
The Union Public Service Commission UPSC is an organization that was established in the year of 1926. It has since then conducted recruitment for various government positions as well as competitive examinations for selection to various posts. The UPSC conducts recruitment to posts that are deemed critical and require a lot of skill and expertise. The UPSC is one of the most reputed government organizations in India.
The UPSC conducts both Competitive Examinations and recruitment for various government jobs. UPSC is responsible for conducting examinations that are conducted to select candidates for various government jobs in the central and state governments. The UPSC also conducts a recruitment process under this organization.
The UPSC has been conducting several examinations such as Civil Services Examination, Staff Selection Commission Examination, Railway Recruitment Board Exam, and many more. The UPSC also conducts recruitment for various posts that are considered very critical.
How recruitment is done in UPSC?
Candidates must first register with a particular service and take a written exam. If they qualify, they will be shortlisted and called for an interview.
What is the UPSC RT examination stands for?
The UPSC will be conducting recruitment tests for different posts on various dates. Candidates who are waiting for the UPSC recruitment notification 2021 may apply online before the last date. A candidate can fill out the UPSC Recruitment Application Form 2021 on the official website.
Which Jobs come under UPSC?
Under the Union Public Service Commission UPSC, there are mainly three types of jobs: Group A, Group B, and Group C.
The UPSC recruits candidates for all these three groups.
- Group A comprises the Civil Services Examination, Indian Administrative Services Examination, and Indian Foreign Service Examination.
- Group B comprises the Staff Selection Commission Examination, Indian Police Service, and Indian Forest Service.
- Group C is responsible for the recruitment of Group D posts such as those in the National Cadet Corps (NCC), Air Force and Army, etc.
There are other organizations that conduct examinations for the Group D posts. These are:
There are many other organizations that conduct recruitment for various posts and they also follow the UPSC pattern.
How many vacancies are there in UPSC?
The UPSC conducts the recruitment every year for various posts such as Group A, B, and C. The number of vacancies available for each group varies from year to year depending on the strength of candidates who appear in the examination conducted by UPSC.
What are the eligibility criteria for the UPSC exam?
The eligibility criteria for the UPSC exam are as follows:
- The eligible candidate has to be a citizen of India (or otherwise eligible for Indian citizenship)
- The candidate age limit has to be between 21 years and 32 years of age on or before 31 December of the year in which the candidate wants to appear in the examination.
- Eligible candidate must hold at least a degree or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university or institution of higher education in India.
- The candidate must have passed the qualifying examination if he/she has not done so already.
- The candidate should not have been dismissed from any of the services under the control of UPSC for serious disciplinary reasons, or for conviction by a court for an offense involving moral turpitude.
- The candidate should not be subject to any other disability which is likely to affect his/her ability to perform efficiently in the examination
- The candidate must not have been declared by the competent authority as being permanently unfit for military service under any law relating to the defense of India.
How to check UPSC’s online application status?
The online application status can be checked by logging into the official website of UPSC. The candidate needs to have a valid email id and password to access this section of the site.
What is the document required for the UPSC examination?
- A valid identity card issued by any state government/ Union Territory.
- The candidate should have his/her photograph pasted on one of the two pages of the application form in all fours format. This page is printed at the top of the application form.
- A photocopy of the above two pages should be attached to an envelope, with a separate cover sheet. The original copy should be kept in a secure place for future reference by authorities during the verification process.
- The candidate must submit his/her original passport size photograph, which must be pasted on the above two pages of the application form.
UPSC is Govt Job?
UPSC is not a government job. UPSC is an autonomous body that has been set up by the Government of India to conduct the competitive examination for appointment to various posts in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), and other services, which are listed under this Chapter.
The eligibility criteria for the examination are prescribed by the Government of India and these rules, which have been periodically amended from time to time, also apply to the conduct of this examination. The Central Civil Services (Preliminary) Rules 1939, as amended from time to time prescribe certain eligibility conditions for appointment on the basis of the results of competitive examination conducted by UPSC.
The authority to conduct this examination is conferred on the Union Public Service Commission UPSC under Article 312(1) of the Constitution, which provides that every person who has completed his twenty-one year shall be eligible for appointment, on the recommendation of the Central Government, to any office in the Union.
The authority of this Commission is further conferred by Article 312(2) of the Constitution which provides that “the Commission shall be responsible for making recommendations regarding appointments to all services and posts under the Union or any State.
Where UPSC headquarters is located?
UPSC headquarter is located below address in New Delhi, Delhi (India)
UPSC Bhavan, Shahjahan Rd, UPSC, Man Singh Road Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110069. Check on Google Map
What is educational qualification is required for UPSC Examination?
Educational qualification is required for UPSC Examination. The candidate must have passed the Senior Secondary (10+2) examination from a recognized Board or University with at least 50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in each of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as compulsory subjects together with Hindi, English, and one other modern language.
UPSC’s educational qualification varies as per the requirement of the job. Please check the official notification for more information.