UPSC Exams 2022: Union Public Service Commission has launched OTR platform for UPSC Exam 2022. One Time Registration (OTR) has been started for submission of applications for various examinations conducted by the commission at upsc.gov.in and upsconline.nic.in.
This new platform will be for the candidates who will save their time by re-filling their basic personal details for any subsequent examination to be conducted by UPSC. All these details will be verified by the candidates themselves.
All those candidates who wish to apply for UPSC exam in future are required to register themselves in the OTR platform by filling their basic personal details. Once the registration is complete, the information will be stored securely in the Commission’s servers. The candidate’s information will be auto-populated in the online application form for the examination for which he/she will apply in future.
However, UPSC has advised to read the OTR instructions in the notice and fill the information in OTR with utmost care to avoid any complications in future.
Know about UPSC
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is the government agency responsible for the recruitment of officers in the civil services of the country. It conducts the exam and selects the candidates on the basis of pre-selected criteria. Civil services include services like IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS etc.
Apart from civil services, UPSC also conducts many other examinations. Some examples are Engineering Services Examination, Combined Medical Services Examination, Indian Forest Service Examination, Combined Defense Services Examination, Indian Statistical Service etc. Candidates must know that the preliminary examination of Civil Services and Indian Forest Service is the same. While applying for prelims, candidates must state whether they are appearing for both the exams or only one of them.