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  • The IAS saga

    The IAS saga

    Probably, the country, the bureaucracy and IAS itself would be better served if the Government leaves the IAS to its own devices and the IAS sees the non-IAS bureaucracy as colleagues, not as competitors or subordinates. Abolition of outdated rules like giving the IAS an edge of two years over other services, and of having an IAS officer as the top boss in all departments would help other services as also the IAS to realise their full potential and dispel the image of the IAS as the big banyan tree under whose shadow no plants can thrive

    April 16, 2022
  • VP calls for moral resurgence in civil services

    VP calls for moral resurgence in civil services

    Recalling his experience of working with enterprising civil servants, Naidu noted that many young officers have been bringing innovation into their work, in programmes like Swachh Bharat.

    December 5, 2021
  • Bargarh boy ranks 195 in UPSC

    Bargarh boy ranks 195 in UPSC

    In the year 2017, Vedbhusan qualified in civil service with 295 rank and joined in Indian Revenue Service (IRS). He took another shot at it in 2018, but did not succeed.

    August 6, 2020
  • In 2018 Civil Services Exam, 485 candidates chose Hindi as mother tongue, selected: Centre

    In 2018 Civil Services Exam, 485 candidates chose Hindi as mother tongue, selected: Centre

    A senior Personnel Ministry official said a significant number of people with Hindi as the mother tongue have been selected through the Civil Services examination which is an encouraging trend. 

    December 5, 2019
  • Delhi Metro revises June 2 schedule for civil service exam candidates

    Delhi Metro revises June 2 schedule for civil service exam candidates

    The Metro train services on Phase-III sections, which usually begin at 8 am on Sundays, will begin at 6 am this Sunday, i.e. 2nd June 2019," said a DMRC official.

    June 1, 2019
  • Rejections are part of publishing process: Patna Blues writer Abdullah Khan

    Rejections are part of publishing process: Patna Blues writer Abdullah Khan

    In an interview, Abdullah Khan says it took him 20 years to publish the book that captures the world of a small town Bihar boy, Arif, who is obsessed with clearing the civil services examinations

    May 8, 2019
  • Accomplish with confidence

    Accomplish with confidence

    These important last minute tips will help candidates crack the Civil Services Mains Exam which is round the corner.

    September 18, 2018
  • Are armed forces ready for NFU?

    Are armed forces ready for NFU?

    There are rumours afloat that Non-Functional Upgradation (NFU) for the armed forces may be released some time soon. It could be either on the orders of the court based on an appeal whose decision is awaited, or by the government prior to the elections, seeking to assuage the armed forces. This has been the demand …

    July 31, 2018
  • President asks probationary civil servants to ensure India’s inclusive growth

    President asks probationary civil servants to ensure India’s inclusive growth

    He also call upon each probationary officers to nurture a spirit of innovation in them to transform into solution providers in the midst of challenges. 

    July 11, 2018
  • Desk-bound wisdom

    Desk-bound wisdom

    When assuming command of an Army unit that had just had the worst of it in NEFA in 1962, a young Commanding Officer, who subsequently rose to become a three-star general, assured his demoralised men he would not be blindly following “damn-fool orders from New Delhi”. Things have certainly changed on the ground since then, …

    June 27, 2018
  • Deforming services in the name of reform

    Deforming services in the name of reform

    The latest attempt being made to interfere with the recruitment process of All India Services and other Group A services is ill-advised. It will cause more harm than good. Taking the Foundation Course training marks into account to decide on the service and cadre allotment of probationers of All India services will keep them on …

    June 1, 2018
  • All-India services

    All-India services

    The formation of an independent civil service free of political considerations either in its recruitment or in its discipline and control was the idea of the statesman from Gujarat, Sardar Vallabbhai Patel. In the Constituent Assembly, amidst strong opposition from several Chief Ministers, Patel said, “The Indian Union will go. You will not have a …

    May 25, 2018
  • Civil services 2017 topper scored 55.6 per cent marks

    Civil services 2017 topper scored 55.6 per cent marks

    Durishetty Anudeep, the 28-year old Indian Revenue Service Officer scored 1,126 marks — 950 in the written test and 176 in the interview — out of 2,025,

    May 6, 2018
  • Shimla’s Ayush credits hard work, luck for securing 7th rank in Civil Services exam

    Shimla’s Ayush credits hard work, luck for securing 7th rank in Civil Services exam

    Had secured 100th rank in 2016 examination, but wasn't satisfied with the IRS cadre that he was assigned

    April 28, 2018
  • UPSC releases admit cards for civil services exam 2017

    UPSC releases admit cards for civil services exam 2017

    Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the admit cards for the main examination, 2017, on its official website. All candidates who have cleared the pre-exam of UPSC Civil Services can download the e-admit card from the official website. The main examination is scheduled for 28 October. The prelims results of UPSC were declared in July 2017.  …

    October 4, 2017
  • To get the required edge

    To get the required edge

    As education advances, the need to accommodate ramp up procedures is the call of the hour, especially when it comes to JEE or other critical exam preparations. India is a land based on laurels of merit, where becoming an engineer/ doctor/ banker/ CA is of utmost respect and hence cracking exams like JEE/ NEET/ CPT/Civil …

    September 26, 2017
  • Lateral intrusion~II

    Lateral intrusion~II

    There is another crucial difference, often lost sight of in the raging debate. This is the little or no exposure of the Central services to rural India and the ground realities. The IAS alone is a field service, with exposure to all the tiers of governance ~ right from panchayats to zila parishads to local …

    September 9, 2017