Important notes for UPSC in Indian Constitution | Easy notes about the Constitution of India
The candidates need to study UPSC topic too under the polity section in order to crack civil services examination or State Govt exams. So the important facts about the Union Public Service Commission according to exams point of view. These notes will be enough for the candidate to score good marks in the exams in this section.
With the promulgation of the new Constitution for Independent India on 26th January, 1950, the Federal Public Service Commission was accorded constitutional status as an autonomous entity and given the title Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
The structure of UPSC
- The Chairman and the other members of the UPSC are appointed by the President and they hold office for a term of 6 years from the date of appointment or until they attain the age of 65 years. They are independent of the Executive and legislature in the same manner as the judges of the Supreme Court.
- Age of retirement for a member of Public Service Commission of a state or joint commission is 62 years.
- UPSC members can resign by addressing their letter of regignation to the President.
- President can remove them by issuing orders under the circumstances provided in the constitution.