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IPS Arvind Saxena Becomes The New Chairman Of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

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| November 28 , 2018 , 20:28 IST

Arvind Saxena on Wednesday has been appointed as the new Chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

In June this year, Arvind Saxena was appointed as the acting chairman of the commission from June 20. Saxena joined the UPSC in May 2015 after he completed his stint in the Aviation Research Centre (ARC).

Saxena, a 1978-batch Indian Postal Service officer, will take over the charge from incumbent Vinay Mittal who completes his term at the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on June 19.

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The UPSC conducts civil services examination annually in three stages -- preliminary, main and interview -- to select officers for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.

The officer has also worked in the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) after he joined it in 1988 and "specialised in the study of strategic developments in neighbouring countries".

The UPSC conducts civil services examination annually in three stages -preliminary, main and interview - to select officers for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.