Introduction –

An IAS officer is employed by the government to administrate the laws of the land. He acts as a bridge between the government and the people.

What do they do? 

  • Handier daily affairs of the Government by formulating and implementing policies in consolation. With concerned ministries  
  • Handle law and order and general administration under their jurisdiction
  • Act as coordinating officers at the Central/State Government and Public Sector undertaking,  

Key Skills 

• Critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify and solve problems 

 • Skills to manage financial resources to plan and monitor income and expenses of department 

• Service oriented. Ways inclined to actively look for ways to help people

• Determination, high emotional stability and ability to think holistically are essential qualities 

• Communication and interpersonal skills to convey ideas and tasks effectively to people from. Differing backgrounds in verbal or written formats

 Education Pathway

 Post-Graduate Graduate Std X11 Entrance Exams UPSC Any Stream None Any Stream 

Career Growth 

Level I: Assistant Commissioner

Level 2: Deputy Commissioner

Level 3: Deputy Secretary 

Level 4: Secretary

Level 5: Principal Secretary

Level 6: Chief Secretary/Union Secretary

 Companies that currently recruit 

  • Indian Revenue Service
  • District administration
  • Central Board of Excise and Custom
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Offices of the Prime Minister of India and Chief Ministers of its States
  • Central and State Ministries
  • Public Sector Units
  • Government Universities