CIVIL SERVICES CONTENT
The Civil Services Examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) of India, an autonomous entity established in 1950 under Article 315 of the Constitution of India. Every year, the UPSC conducts examinations for recruitment to the Indian Civil Service, which serve as the backbone of Indian governmental machinery. The Civil Services Examination is considered as one of the most competitive and rigorous in the world; many candidates seek out public service careers because of the prestige and relatively high salary and benefits.
Entry into the IAS, IPS and the Central Services, Group A and Group B is through the All India Combined Competitive Examination for the Civil Services conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in different centers spread all over the country.Aspirants for the civil services will face a different pattern of examination from next year as the government has approved a proposal to introduce an aptitude test in place of the existing preliminary examination to shortlist candidates for the main exam.