About UPSC :
UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) is India's central agency authorised to conduct the Civil Services Examination, Indian Forest Service examination, Engineering Services Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination, National Defence Academy Examination, Naval Academy Examination, Combined Medical Services Examination, Special Class Railway Apprentice, Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination, and Central Armed Police Forces(Assistant Commandant) Examinations.
Important Points to Note about UPSC :
- Formed on : 1st October 1926
- Headquarters : Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi
- Current Chairperson : Deepak Gupta (till 20th September 2016)
- New Chairperson : Alka Sirohi (from 21st September 2016)