IAS (Indian Administrative Services)

Description

Considered to be one of the toughest examination of the country, Indian Administrative Services Examination is conducted by the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) every to select the best brains of the country for the various administrative posts. The selected candidates have a lot of political power to carry out certain important decisions with respect to the proper functioning of the country. The Civil Services offers premier job opportunities and challenging career. The selected candidates are also an integral part of the system involved in various responsibilities like framing of the policies, implementation, law and order, general administration, development of new projects etc. Many posts like Sub-Divisional Magistrate, District Magistrate, Divisional Commissioner, Principal Secretaries/Financial Commissioners, Chief Secretary of state or central government are given to the successful candidates every year. The Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT), under Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension, is the cadre controlling authority for the concerned area.

Civil Services examination (CSAT) is conducted for the recruitment of below mentioned services. The President of India makes all the appointments to Civil Services. Civil Services examination is a single window entry for various Group A and Group B services which are listed below:

Group A Services

Indian Administrative Service


Indian Foreign Service


Indian Police Service 


Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service


Indian Audit and Accounts Service


Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise)


Indian Defense Accounts Service


Indian Revenue Service (I.T.)


Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)


Indian Postal Service


Indian Civil Accounts Service


Indian Railway Traffic Services 


Indian Railway Accounts Services 


Indian Railway Personnel Services 


Indian Railway Protection Force (Assistant Security Commissioner)


Indian Defense Estates Service


Indian Information Service (Junior Grade)  


Indian Trade Service, Group 'A' (Gr. III)


Indian Corporate Law Service

 
Group B Services

1.      Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service (Section Officer's Grade)

2.      Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service

3.      Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service

4.      Pondicherry Civil Service

    Pondicherry Police Service