Prof Pradeep Kumar Joshi appointed UPSC Chairman


New Delhi, August 7

Educationist Pradeep Kumar Joshi was on Friday appointed the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), which conducts the Civil Services examination to pick the nation’s bureaucrats and diplomats, officers mentioned.

Joshi is at present a member within the Commission.

He was administered the oath of workplace and secrecy by Arvind Saxena, the outgoing Chairman of the us, in line with an official assertion.

Joshi joined the Commission as its member on May 12, 2015.

Prior to becoming a member of the Commission, he was the Chairman of the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission and the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission, the assertion issued by the us mentioned.

He additionally served because the Director of National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) right here, it mentioned.

“In his illustrious academic career, Prof Joshi taught more than 28 years at post-graduation level and held many important positions in various policy making, academic and administrative bodies,” the assertion mentioned.

A specialist within the discipline of monetary administration, Prof Joshi has revealed and offered analysis papers in a number of nationwide and worldwide conferences and seminars, it added.

His tenure because the Chairman of the us shall be until May 12, 2021, an official mentioned.

With his appointment because the Chairman, there’s a emptiness of a Member in the us.

At current, Bhim Sain Bassi, Air Marshal A S Bhonsle (retired), Sujata Mehta, Manoj Soni, Smita Nagaraj, M Sathiyavathy, Bharat Bhushan Vyas, T C A Anant and Rajiv Nayan Choubey are Members of the us.

The Commission conducts the Civil Services examination yearly in three phases—preliminary, mains and interview—to pick officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Foreign Service (IFS), amongst others. PTI



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