Tag Archive | IAS officer

Making the First Step Towards IAS

“When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another” –Helen Keller

The Aim of Civil Services

Civil services is not merely a job or profession, but it’s a platform to make contribution towards making a healthy and prosperous society. Every aspirant should understand the goal of civil services. This ultimate goal of civil service is: to serve the society and the people. So, we should develop a service-oriented attitude, even before entering the Services.

Civil Services

What does Civil in Civil Services Mean

Pre-requisite of Civil Services Examination

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Civil Services (Pre.) 2015 Notification

UPSC has released the Civil Services Examination Notification for 2015, on May 24, 2015.

Finally the time has arrived that the candidates should pull up their socks and devote themselves for the preparations. It would be our endeavor to help the fellow aspirants in their studies and preparations.

Click here to see the Official UPSC Notification for Civil Services Examination 2015

UPSC has also released the notification for the Indian Forest Services, 2015. Read More…

Nature of Work and Salary of an IAS

An IAS officer has a very interesting job profile. He/she is responsible for the direct administration of the area he/she is placed in.

As per the government records, an IAS is responsible for maintenance of law and order, revenue administration and other aspects of the administration in the area under him.


Specifically, the functions of an IAS officer include: Read More…

Indian Administrative Service (IAS)


This article does not discuss the history or evolution of the Indian Administrative Services (IAS). Rather, it gives you a general overview of the nature of the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) and enlightens the candidates about why there is so much hype associated with being an IAS officer.

Being an IAS is a dream for many aspirants. No doubt that the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) give to the candidate, an opportunity to explore their caliber, while being in a seat of power and responsibility. An IAS is responsible for the administration of the field/department in which he/she is posted. The job profile includes a variety of responsibilities and tasks, which an IAS is expected to perform without any biased attitude.

The IAS officers hold key positions in the Union Government, State governments and Public-sector Undertakings. Today, IAS constitute the most sought-after career options among the civil services aspirants.

The officers carry high respect and stature in the society coupled with the significant task of administering public offices, making the IAS, on of the most desirable jobs in India.

The successor to the British Raj-instituted Indian Civil Service, the IAS is referred to as the “steel frame” of the administration. Read More…