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Full Form of UPSC is Union Public Service Commission

What is the Full Form of UPSC?

Union Public Service Commission is the full form of UPSC. The leading recruiting organization for the Indian government 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.

Read more: UPSC Calendar 2025

History of UPSC

Lord Lee of Fareham set up the Royal Commission on Superior Civil Service in 1923 under his chairmanship. Indian and British members were in equal numbers in 1924 on the report submitted by the Public Service Commission.

Here are some key pointers of the Lee Commission:-–

  • 40% of future recruitment should be British
  • 40% of Indians should be directly recruited
  • 20% of Indians from provisional services should be promoted

The First Public Service Commission was set on 1st October 1926 under the chairmanship of Sir Ross Barker. It was a limited advisory role body with little power. So, with the help of the Government of India Act 1935, the Federal Union Public Service Commission became the Union Public Service Commission, which is UPSC post-independence on 26th January 1950.

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).

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 UPSC aspirants

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 organizations in the country.

Read about: UPSC Exam Pattern 2024

UPSC of Function

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.

Full Form of UPSC Relatable Exams

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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  Employee Provident Fund Organisation.
UPSC CMS Full Form  Combined Medical Services. The Union Public Service Commission conducts CMS examinations to fill the vacancies for medical officers in several departments.

Exam Conduct by UPSC

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

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Is IAS and UPSC the same?

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.

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