UPSC launches its own Android app, here’s how to download and more

The Union Civil Service Commission announced on Oct. 7 that it had launched an Android mobile app aimed at giving people access to exam and recruitment information.

The recent mobile app is available on Google Play Store and was launched on Google Play Store on September 29.

“The Union Civil Service Commission has launched the UPSC Android App on Google Play Store to access all examination and recruitment information via mobile. application using a mobile,” she said in a statement.

As India is increasingly becoming a smartphone friendly generation, this app will help civil service aspirants to get all the information related to exam dates, application procedure, notifications, results, among others .

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Meanwhile, UPSC claims that the app can be used to view the various information related to the UPSC website which has been mandated to conduct recruitment through the conduct of competitive examinations as well as selection through interviews, advising on the suitability of agents for appointment, promotion and transfer to deputies, etc.

However, users who have downloaded the app on their smartphones claim that this app is a mini version on the UPSC website. “I just made the website an app. There is a lot to do. Anyway, a gradual step towards digital governance. I hope it will be updated in time, not like the IOB online banking app that hasn’t been useful for so many years,” one user wrote on the Google Play Store comments section.

Another wrote: “Basically it’s the ‘Add to Home Screen’ feature of the website. It’s simple, providing almost all the functionality of the website.”

So far, the app has received a 4.7 rating on the Google Play Store.

Here’s how to download the UPSC app:

1) Open the Google Play store.

2) Find the official UPSC app and click on it

3) Click Install.

4) Open the app after installation.

5) It is ready to use.

With PTI inputs.

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