Civil Services Reforms : Employment, Pay and the Evolution of Civil Services

Civil Services Reform

The Civil Services Reform is a very deliberate action to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, professionalism, representational and democratic character of civil services, to promote the better delivery of public goods and services, with the increased accountability. Such kinds of actions can include data gathering and analysis, organizational restructuring, improving human resource management and training, enhancing … Read more

How To Choose Civil Services IAS Mains Optional Subject : Detailed Guidelines, Full List, Comparative Analysis & Things to Avoid

Civil Services Ias Mains Optional Subject

Selecting the most scoring and vital UPSC IAS Mains Optional goes a long way in helping a student score well in Civil Services Mains Exam. The Civil Services Mains exam is designed to test the intellectual prowess of an aspirant. It is intended to assess the overall mental traits and depth of understanding of a … Read more

Doctors Turning IAS Officers : Reasons and Success Stories

Doctor As Ias Officer

Anyone who has an interest and some basic qualifications and skills are eligible to appear for an IAS Post. But saying you can become an IAS Officer just because you have an MBBS or doctorate – won’t be fair. First of all, very few doctors come to Civil Services. Every year about 55,000 MBBS students … Read more

Dismissing Civil Servant in India : Rules, Attrition Rate and Performance Management

Civil Servant Termination

Removal in the government, particularly those in prestigious civil service, is far more difficult than those in the private sector. Job security has proverbially been the significant charm of Sarkari/Government jobs. But, it is no longer applicable, and one has to perform his/her duty diligently. With an increase in transparency, the element of accountability to … Read more

The Civil Services Exam Guide for Beginners

Civil Services Ias Exam

The UPSC Civil Services IAS Exam is one’s entry to the administrative arm of the All India Services. Considered the premier civil service of India, the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is one of the three premier divisions of All India services along with the Indian Police Service (IPS) and the Indian Forest Service (IFS). To … Read more

Tips On How To Crack Civil Services Interview If You Are A Shy Person

Civil Services Interview Shy Person

The UPSC Civil Services Exam (CSE) Interview is the final and most crucial step of the exam as it is not merely a test of knowledge but a holistic test of aspirant’s personality. A high score in Civil Services Exam Interview can create a difference of more than 100 marks in just under 30 minutes. … Read more

History as Optional Subject in Civil Services Mains Exams – Pros and Cons

History As Optional Subject

History is a popular and prevalent optional subject chosen by many candidates in the UPSC Civil Services IAS Mains Exam. It is an essential subject because history is included in the IAS Prelims Exam and the IAS Mains General Studies Papers. Most aspirant’s common questions are, ‘Is it a good optional subject for the IAS … Read more

R.A. Israel Jebasingh’s Journey : From Average Student To IAS Officer

Israel Jebasingh

Every year, we hear the news of students taking their lives because they failed to clear the exam. Unfortunately, there seems to be no end to the pressure to score top marks to become successful. Many students lose their dreams because of a piece of paper. But when it comes to becoming successful in the … Read more

Govind Jaiswal’s Journey – IAS Officer and a Rickshaw Driver’s Son

Govind Jaiswal

Becoming an IAS or IPS officer is a dream of many in our country – rich or poor, famous or non-famous, it doesn’t matter. The UPSC conducts the Civil Services Exam every year and lakhs of aspirants applies to clear it. Still, as we know, it’s a very prestigious position, which makes it very competitive. … Read more

Preparation Strategy for Art and Culture Civil Services Prelims Exam

India'S Art And Culture

Art and culture of India is a vast and diverse topic. It is a widespread opinion and view that the Art and Culture subjects are complicated in nature to remember and to cover the entire syllabus – because of its vast diversity. From 2014 onwards, many questions that have been asked by UPSC CSE on … Read more

UPSC Civil Services 2019 Exam Topper: Pradeep Singh (Farmer’s Son)

Pradeep Singh

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the Civil Services Exam 2019 results. Pradeep Singh from Haryana’s Sonepat. His father is a farmer in Haryana, and his mother is a house-wife. Mr. Singh has topped the prestigious exam applied by nearly 10 lakh aspirants. Based on the written part of the Civil Services Examination, … Read more