Q. With reference to the “Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)”, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The UPSC consists of a chairman and other members appointed by the president of India.
2. The Constitution authorizes the Parliament to determine the conditions of service of the chairman and other members of the Commission.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Union Public Service Commission.

Statement 1 is correct:

  • The UPSC consists of a chairman and other members appointed by the president of India.
  • The Constitution, without specifying the strength of the Commission has left the matter to the discretion of the president.

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