Who among the following hold their office during the pleasure of president?

  1. Chairman of UPSC
  2. Members of All-India services
  3. Members of Defence services
  4. Union Council of Ministers
  5. Governors of states

Select the correct option from codes given below:

Answer: [C] 2, 3, 4 and 5 Only

The member of Defence services or civil services of the union or All-India services, Governors of states & Council of Ministers hold their office during the pleasure of president. Similarly, member of state services holds the office during the pleasure of governor. Chairman of UPSC is appointed for a fixed tenure and does nor hold his office during pleasure of President.

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