Consider the following statements:

  1. Chairman of UPSC holds the office during the pleasure of President
  2. After being Chairman of UPSC, one is no longer eligible to become a member of Central or State legislature

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

First statement is incorrect because Chairman of UPSC can be removed by President, but the order for removal is subjected to judicial review.  Second statement is incorrect because Chairman of UPSC is completely debarred from any future employment under the Central or State Government after retirement. He/She is eligible to be appointed or elected to State or Central legislature.

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