A P Singh on 14 January 2015 resigned as member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). He sent his resignation to the President. His resignation is yet to be accepted by the President Pranab Mukherjee.
He is a former Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) who was appointed as a UPSC Member in 2013.
According to the article 316 (2) of the Constitution, Chairman or a member of a Union Public Service Commission shall hold office for a term of six years or 65 years from the date on which he enters upon his office whichever is earlier.
Article 316(2) (angel) provides that a member of the UPSC can resign from his office by writing under his hand addressed to the President