Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Topic: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Regular coaching no longer enough — UPSC aspirants opt for ‘personal mentors’ to crack exam

The mentors, often former civil servants, help aspirants 'improve their performance, focus on their holistic development. and encourage critical thinking'.

Delhi Police DCP suspended for using forged documents

The DANIPS cadre officer allegedly used educational qualifications and date of birth documents belonging to some other person with the same name to appear in UPSC exam

180 in 2013, 180 now — Modi govt’s IAS intake remains constant despite crunch

Latest UPSC results show that total intake of recruits in civil services has gone down to 749 in 2021, from 1,228 in 2013.

UPSC’s top 3 scorers are women, PM congratulates all candidates who cracked civil services exam

Shruti Sharma, Ankita Agarwal and Gamini Singla have topped the UPSC exams for 2021. Topper Sharma is an alumnus of St Stephens College and Jawaharlal Nehru University.

As UPSC prep goes digital once more, here’s a look at the best online IAS coaching institutes

Plutus IAS, Yojna IAS,, and Kautilya IAS are among the best institutes offering IAS coaching and career guidance through online platforms.

Multiple attempts waste productive yrs of aspirants. Pick subjects you like: Ex-UPSC chairman

It has been observed that job seekers with expertise in some subjects or trades face exams with far more confidence than those who bank solely on clearing the competition tests.

Preparing for UPSC tests? Here are the best coaching centres in Mumbai to help you succeed

If your dream job is an IAS or IPS, then these tutorials in Mumbai are your best bet to crack the entrance examinations.

SubscriberWrites: How UPSC prelims exam strives for level playing field but ends up a ‘convoluted mess’

The exam has nothing to do with assessing the governance potential of a candidate, but rather of memorizing disjointed facts, states, Srimant Mishra.

UPSC postpones civil services prelims exams from 27 June to 10 October

The Union Public Service Commission deferred the exams in view of the prevailing conditions caused due to Covid.

UPSC, SSC, Railways, Banking — Recruitment for govt jobs shows massive dip in last 5 years

The Modi govt has advertised 10% fewer jobs for the civil services this year, a trend that is replicated in SSC, banking and railway recruitments.

On Camera


Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.