India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 11, 2014
In good news for lakhs of civil services aspirants, two additional attempts will be allowed along with consequential age relaxation to all categories of candidates of the prestigious exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission.
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Monday December 9, 2013
A large group of civil services aspirants protested outside Parliament today to demand an increase in the number of attempts for the exam.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 4, 2013
About 16,000 candidates have successfully qualified this year's Civil Services (Preliminary) examination, results of which have been declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday May 7, 2013
Haritha V Kumar has had no time to spend with her family since the day she reached Trivandrum. Her home has been bustling with excitement as well wishers pour in.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday May 4, 2013
The results for the civil services examination that were out yesterday have a fine blend of achievers - men, women and even physically challenged. But the country's top bureaucracy is not yet open for transgenders. One such civil services aspirant fr...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 4, 2013
The third rank holder in this year's Civil Services Examination, Stuti Charan, has done a post-graduate diploma in marketing management from the national capital. She appeared for the exams in Delhi. This was her third attempt.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday May 3, 2013
Haritha V Kumar, who topped the All-India Civil Services Examination, initially did not believe it was true as she thought her friends had played a prank. Haritha V Kumar, who topped the All-India Civil Services Examination, initially did not believe...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 3, 2013
For the third consecutive year, a woman has topped the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2012.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 29, 2013
The Civil Services (Main) examination will be held in November or December this year and applications for it will be called in August or September, according to a notification issued by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
South | Reported by Uma Sudhir; edited by Mala Das | Friday March 15, 2013
Beaming graduates' photos on the notice board transmit the success rate of Brain Tree, a training institute for civil service aspirants in the Himayatnagar area of Hyderabad.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday March 15, 2013
After a huge controversy, the government has decided that for now, changes will not be made to the exam that students take to qualify for the Civil Services. Many parties had objected to new rules that made English mandatory and made it tougher for s...
South | Reported by Uma Sudhir; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday March 15, 2013
Beaming faces smile at us from the photographs put up on the notice board at Brain Tree, a training institute for civil service aspirants in the Himayatnagar area of Hyderabad.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 13, 2012
The chairman of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission would take a final decision on cancelling the TNPSC Group II exam held in Erode yesterday after reported leakage of question papers, in which regard a woman candidate is being questioned, police an...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 8, 2012
Although her parents did not show much interest, 22-year-old Sajibanu, hailing from Malappuram district in Kerala, was keen on becoming an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer.And she was overjoyed when she secured the 98th rank in the civil ...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 26, 2012
The government on Wednesday said a committee appointed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is reviewing the present format of the prestigious civil services examination held annually. "UPSC has appointed a committee of experts, headed by e...
India | Sanjay Pinto | Monday April 23, 2012
There was something very warm about Alex Paul Menon that gave me the feeling that we were buddies from our diaper days when he first sent me a message on Facebook. It was a simple, polite introduction accompanied by a friend request. Having given the...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 11, 2011
Chennai-based law graduate S Divyadharshini has topped the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2010 for which the results were announced on Wednesday.The second position was also secured by a woman, computer engineer Sweta Mohanty, while R V Varun Kumar, a dentist from Chennai, got the third rank...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday October 18, 2010
From next year, there will be no optional paper in the civil services preliminary examination and candidates will have to sit for two compulsory papers that will cover subjects like Indian polity, governance and communication skills.With UPSC changing the syllabus and pattern, the preliminary examin...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 27, 2010
In a significant move, government has agreed to a proposal to introduce Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) in place of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination."The Government has approved the proposal for introduction of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) in place of Civil Services (Preliminary) ...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 8, 2010
The civil services (preliminary) examination, will be held May 23, it was announced on Friday.