The Union Public Service Commission ( UPSC ) is India’s central recruiting agency. It is responsible for appointments to and examinations for All India Services and group A & group B of Central services.While Department of Personal And Training is the central personal agency in India.

The commission is mandated by the Constitution for appointments to the services of the Union and All India Services. It is also required to be consulted by the Government in matters relating to the appointment, transfer, promotion and disciplinary matters. The commission reports directly to the President and can advise the Government through him. Although, such advice is not binding on the Government. Being a constitutional authority, UPSC is amongst the few institutions which function with both autonomy and freedom, along with the country’s higher judiciary and lately the Election Commission.

About Exam:

The notification regarding this examination appears on the UPSC website ( The examination is conducted in following three stages :

  1. Preliminary Test.
  2. Mains/Written Test.
  3. Interview.