Known educationist and former professor of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, Hem Chandra Gupta has been appointed as member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Professor Gupta has been appointed on Thursday last for a period of six years or until he attains the age of 65 years, according to a notification issued today by Ministry of Personnel. He worked as Assistant Professor between April 1981 and March 1990, as Deputy Director (Administration) between April 2006 to June 2009, and Professor between March 1990 till his appointment in the IIT, Delhi. Professor Gupta also was Vice Chancellor of Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, between July 2011 and September 2011, among others. 62-year-old Gupta will have tenure till February 17, 2017.
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