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What is the Full Form of UPSC?

Union Public Service Commission is the full form of UPSC.

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Full Form of UPSC

The leading recruiting organisation for the Indian government is the UPSC full form is Union Public Service Commission. All India Services, Central Services, Cadres, and the Union of India’s Armed Forces are all subjected to recruitment by the UPSC.

The functions of the UPSC are:

  • Conduct different examinations for candidates seeking employment in Union services.
  • Direct hiring followed by interview selection.
  • Officer appointments based on promotions, deputations, or incorporations.
  • Creation and modification of recruitment regulations for various government services.
  • Disciplinary matters involving several Civil Services.

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UPSC Full Form in Hindi

‘संघ लोक सेवा आयोग’ is the full form of UPSC in Hindi. UPSC is one of the most prestigious, popular and independent working organisations of the country.

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Other Relatable UPSC Full Form

UPSC CSE Full Form The full form of UPSC CSE is the Civil Services Examination. CSE is one of the most prestigious and popular exams which is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
UPSC / PCS Full Form The full form of PCS is the Provincial Civil Service which is interchangeably used against PSC (Full form of PSC is Public Service Commission).

PCS is also a civil services examination for Group A and Group B profiles at state level which is organised by different state Public Service Commission.

UPSC CSAT Full Form Civil Services Aptitude Test is the full form of CSAT. UPSC CSE Prelims has 2 General Studies papers, one of them is CSAT paper i.e., officially known as General Studies Paper 2. It was first introduced in 2011 to assess the aptitude, reasoning ability, and analytical skills of the UPSC aspirants.

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Full Form of UPSC Relatable Exams

UPSC CAPF Full Form Central Armed Police Force is the full form of the CAPF. The CAPF examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit Assistant Commandant Officers i.e., Group A job profiles in seven Police Organizations of India.
UPSC EPFO Full Form The full form of UPSC EPFO is Employee Provident Fund Organisation. EPFO is the most important national exam which is organised by UPSC.
UPSC CMS Full Form The full form of UPSC CMS is Combined Medical Services Examination. The Union Public Service Commission conducts CMS examinations to fill the vacancies for medical officers in several departments.

Read about: UPSC ESE 2023 Notification

Full Form of UPSC: Other Exams

There are some other examinations which are conducted by the UPSC such as:

  • Engineering Services Examination (ESE)
  • Indian Forest Service Examination
  • National Defence Academy (NDA) / Naval Academy (NA) Examination
  • Combined Defence Services (CDS )Examination
  • Indian Economic Service (IES) / Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Examination
  • Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination
  • Special Class Railway Apprentice Examination

Read about: CDS 1 2023 Notification

UPSC Full Form FAQs

Q Is IAS and UPSC the same?

Ans. The full form of IAS is the Indian Administrative Services (IAS). UPSC is a recruiting agency of the Government of India that conducts the Civil Services Examination for the recruitment of the IAS.

Q What is a UPSC job?

Ans. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is in charge of recruitment for the highest-level positions i.e., Group A and Group B level vacancies under the Central Government. There are several services such as IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS etc., come under this job.

Q What is UPSC qualification?

Ans. A candidate must possess an equivalent degree or hold a graduate degree from one of the Indian universities established by an act of the union or state legislature, or from one of the other educational institutions recognised as universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Q Can the 12th pass apply for UPSC?

Ans. Graduation is compulsory for the UPSC CSE. Candidates must have a graduation degree from a recognized university to give the IAS exam. So, 12th-passed students cannot appear in the UPSC CSE exam.

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