D. P. Agrawal (academic)

Professor D.P. Agrawal (Hindi: प्रोफेसर डी.पी.अग्रवाल) is the current Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission of India.

Prof. D.P. Agrawal

Bio-Data

He held the post of Director, Indian Institute of Information technology & Management, Gwalior. In addition to the chairman there are ten other members.[1]

Prof Agrawal joined the UPSC as a member in October 2003 and became its chairman in August 2008.[2] Professor Agrawal has 30 years experience in Teaching and Research in areas such as engineering, management, IT, educational administration and institutional planning and management.[2] Prof Agrawal obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree from AMU Aligarh in 1970 and Ph.D. from IIT Delhi.He has served in the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi), in various capacities from October 1975 to July 1994. At IIT Delhi, Professor Agrawal had held several important administrative position including 'Dean of students' position.

Reforms in UPSC

Prof Agrawal has been instrumental in revolutionizing the working of UPSC by implementing two major initiatives in his role as Chairman:

  1. First was to revamp the recruitment process of UPSC by introducing aptitude tests in the recruitment examination process.[3][4]
  2. Second was the introduction of e-governance initiatives at UPSC including online application process for recruitment exams [5][6]

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