The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is one of the many constitutional body in India. It conducts competitive examinations and interviews for recruitment of civil services, defence services and posts under the Union Government or Central Government. The interviews for Defence Services are conducted by Services Selection Board (SSB) of the Ministry of Defence.
Indian Civil Service serves as the backbone of Indian administrative machinery. Career in civil services offers prestigious opportunities and responsibilities. India's best minds strive for entry into the All India Civil Services as IAS (Indian Administrative Service), IFS (Indian Forest Service) and IPS (Indian Police Service) officers.