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Indian Administrative Service (IAS)


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…