List of UPSC Chairman in India

Abbreviated as the UPSC, the Union Public Service Commission is a premier recruiting body centrally. By exams and interviews, it is responsible for the administration of the country along with Ministers and top rank holding officers. On October 1st, 1926, this body was established. Initially, it was named the Federal Public Service Commission. After India’s independence, it was named the Union Public Service Commission. This is an independent body. In Article 315 to 323 in the Part of XIVof the Constitution, the detailed provisions of this body are mentioned. The UPSC Chairman holds an office till the tenure of 6 years or till the age of 65 years.

List of UPSC Chairman

Vinay Mittal – He was an Indian Civil Servant. He worked for the Indian Railway Traffic Service. He was the Chairman of Railway Board from 2011 – 2013 and has been awarded the Railway Minister’s Award.

Arvind Saxena – He was an Indian Civil servant. He served in the Indian Postal Service for 10 years. Following this, he joined the Research & Analysis Wing of India. He has served across Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, and Himachal Pradesh as well.

Alka Sirohi – In 1974, her IAS journey started off with the Madhya Pradesh Cadre. She also served as Collector and District Magistrate in Dewas. She has also served in the Department of Defence Production.

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List of UPSC Chairman

Name of UPSC ChairmanTenure
Sir Ross BarkerOctober 1926 – August 1932
Sir David PetrieAugust 1932 – 1936
Sir Eyre Gorden1937 – 1942
Sir F. W. Robertson1942 – 1947
H. K. KripalaniApril 1, 1947 – January 13, 1949
R. N. BanerjeeJanuary 14, 1949 – May 9, 1955
N. GovindarajanMay 10, 1955 – December 9, 1955
V. S. HejmadiDecember 10, 1955 – December 9, 1961
B. N. JhaDecember 11, 1961 – February 22, 1967
K. R. DamleApril 18, 1967 – March 2, 1971
Ranadhir Chandra Sarma SarkarMay 11, 1971 – February 1, 1973
Akhlaqur Rahman KidwaiFebruary 5, 1973 – February 4, 1979
M. L. ShahareFebruary 16, 1979 – February 16, 1985
H. K. L. CapoorFebruary 18, 1985 – March 5, 1990
J. P. GuptaMarch 5, 1990 – June 2, 1992
R. M. BathewSeptember 23, 1992 – August 23, 1996
S. J. S. ChhatwalAugust 23, 1996 – September 30, 1996
J. M. QureshiSeptember 30, 1996 – December 11, 1998
Surendra NathDecember 11, 1998 – June 25, 2002
Purna Chandra HotaJune 25, 2002 – September 2003
Mata PrasadSeptember 2003 – January 2005
S. R. HashimJanuary 4, 2005 – April 1, 2006
Gurbachan JagatApril 1, 2006 – June 30, 2007
Subir DuttaJune 30, 2007 – August 16, 2008
D. P. AgrawalAugust 16, 2008 – August 2014
Rajni RazdanAugust 16, 2014 – November 21, 2014
Deepak GuptaNovember 22, 2014 – September 20, 2016
Alka SirohiSeptember 21, 2016 – January 3, 2017
David R. SyiemliehJanuary 4, 2017 – January 21, 2018
Vinay MittalJanuary 22, 2018 – June 19, 2018
Arvind SaxenaJune 20, 2018 – Incumbent

Conclusion

So in this article we have seen UPSC Chairman list till date. The UPSC is an extremely elite body. The entrance exam is considered one of the toughest exams in the world. The passing rate is 0.1% to 0.3%. The body demands exceptional strategy handling, analytical and perception abilities.

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