Different posts that come under UPSC IAS

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  • Apr 12, 2021
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Different posts that come under UPSC IAS

UPSC IAS exam is considered to be the most prestigious and challenging exam in India. Every year lakhs of aspirants appear in this exam out of which only a few are able to ace it. Joining the civil services is the dream of many youngsters in the country. 

However, joining the civil services requires a lot of hard work, consistency, and perseverance. Some students take help from various IAS online courses to crack this exam. The IAS exam is considered to be the toughest exam for a reason; the selected candidates have the responsibility of building a stronger nation and working towards its development. 

In this article, we will discuss the various posts which come under the UPSC IAS Exam. 

There are 23 different Civil Services that come under the IAS exam. The most popular services are Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Police Services (IPS), Indian Revenue Services (IRS), and Indian Foreign Services (IFS). The allotment of services to successful candidates depends on the rankings obtained in the examination. A candidate after getting selected in service is appointed to various posts (in a span of his career) within that service except in some cases where he/she may go on deputation to another department in another service. 

Three forms or groups of jobs are available through the Civil Service Review (CSR). Under these three broad categories are a range of prestigious and sought-after services.

  1. All India Civil Services
  • Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
  • Indian Police Service (IPS)
  • Indian Forest Service (IFS)
  1. Group ‘A’ Civil Services
  • Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IAAS)
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS)
  • Indian Corporate Law Service (ICLS)
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS)
  • Indian Defence Estates Service (IDES)
  • Indian Information Service (IIS)
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS)
  • Indian Communication Finance Services (ICFS)
  • Indian Postal Service (IPoS)
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS)
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS)
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS)
  • Indian Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Indian Trade Service (ITS)
  • Railway Protection Force (RPF)
  1.  Group ‘B’ Civil Services
  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service
  • DANICS
  • DANIPS
  • Pondicherry Civil Service
  • Pondicherry Police Service

The ministry of personnel released the category-wise vacancies for 2019 in different services as given below:

ServiceGENEWSOBCSCSTTotal
Indian Administrative Service7218522513180
Indian Foreign Service12263124
Indian Police Service6015422310150
Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’9142117
Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’13274228
Indian Customs & Central Excise Service, Group ‘A’193106341
Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’8253220
Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’3362011575
Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)000000
Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’8244220
Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’5093118
Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’3172011978
Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’15284433
Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’213116142
Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’10103014
Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’101024
Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’13243123
Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’6242115
Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”4122110
Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)307256674
Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’15496236
Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’12382025
Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’000000
Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’000000
Total3978325112967927

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