As we all know about the UPSC exam which is very tough exam in India, lacs of aspirants are there to appear for the exam but few of them get selected for final and round and few of them clear the personality round.
Deepak Gupta appointed as a chairman of UPSC by the President of India on 23-November-2014 by Pranab Mukherjee in accordance with the article 316. Mainly 9-11 members are there in UPSC, he took charge by replacing Rajni Razdan who completed her job on 22-Novemnber-2014.
The thing about Deepak Gupta is, he is a retired IAS officer of Jharkhand, and a first known member to UPSC i.e Union Public Service Commission.
The round of appointment starts from the serving members that serves to the commission.
Lets discuss some facts about the other members in the UPSC :
1. Academician David R Syiemlieh
2. Former IFS officer Manbir Singh
3. Former CBI Director Aman Pratap Singh
4. Former Navy Vice Chief D K Dewan
5. Ex Railway Board Chairman Vinay Mittal
6. Educationists P Kelimsungla and Hem Chandra Gupta
7. Former IAS Officer Chhatar Singh
Appointment of UPSC Chairman
As we all know the President appoints the Chairman of UPSC, and the board of UPSC mainly consists of 9-11 members. There are no number of seats defined by the Indian government, the all decision can be taken according to the President of India.
In accordance with the Article 316, it states that members of UPSC are those who attends the office for atleast 10 years under Government of India or under State Government. One half members qualification are not yet decided.
A member can hold office on 6 years this starts from when he enters to the office and continues his duties till 65 years of age. A member can also resign to the President, and the President can appoint the Chairman within the UPSC members as acting Chairman.
This can be done when someone is unable to perform their duties or The Chairman is absent by some subject or if the seat of Chairman is vacant.