Who is Manoj Soni, the New UPSC Chairman?

Manoj Soni has taken oath as Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Dive in to know everything about him here.

Who is Manoj Soni, the new UPSC president?

Who is Manoj Soni, the new UPSC president?

The Union Public Service Commission is the principal central recruitment agency of India and is responsible for recruiting all Group “A” officers under the Government of India. UPSC conducts several exams such as civil services exam and NDA exam every year. These are considered one of the most difficult tests in the world and it is essential to pass them to serve as a high-level official in the government.

The UPSC consists of the President and several members appointed by the President of India. Recently, Manoj Soni took oath as UPSC president. He was already serving as president since April 2022. You can know everything about Manoj Soni here.

Dr. Manoj Soni today takes oath of office and secrecy as Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission.

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—PIB India (@PIB_India)
May 16, 2023

UPSC President

The Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission is appointed by the President of India. The UPSC can have between 9 and 11 members, including the president. The term of each member is limited to six years or until the age of 65 years. The Constitution of India has made provisions regarding UPSC in Articles 315 to 323 of Part XIV. UPSC is one of the few institutions in India that functions with complete autonomy and freedom.

You can check the list of all UPSC presidents here along with acting president Manoj Soni.

Who is Dr. Manoj Soni? Age, life, career and more

  • Dr. Manoj Soni was born on February 17, 1965 in Mumbai.
  • Dr. Soni is an educationist who is currently serving as the President of UPSC. He joined the Commission on June 28, 2017 and has served as Chairman since April 5, 2022, replacing his predecessor, Pradeep Kumar Joshi.
  • Mr. Soni took oath as UPSC President on Tuesday, May 16, 2016. IAS Officer of Gujarat Cadre, BB Swain, Secretary Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Suman Sharma of Income Tax Cadre of the Indian Revenue Service. (IRS) also recently joined as members of UPSC.
  • Prior to his appointment, he taught International Relations at Sardar Patel University (SPU), Vallabh Vidyanagar.
  • Dr. Soni is an academic in political science with specialization in international relations studies.
  • He has served as Vice-Chancellor of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University (BAOU) and Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (MSU Baroda).
  • He has also served on the boards of governors of several higher education and public administration institutions.
  • As of 2020, he also serves as a monk/Nishkam Karmayogi (selfless worker) in the Anoopam Mission of the Swaminarayan movement in Gujarat.
  • In 2015, Dr. Soni was honored by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London, United Kingdom, with the World Education Congress Global Distance Education Leadership Award.

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