UPSC Jobs for 24 different Civil Services are filled through Civil Service Examination (CSE) conducted by Union Public Service Commission. Out of lakhs of aspirants, only a few thousand students can successfully clear this examination. Although there are 23 different Civil Services, 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 the span of his career) within that service except in some cases where he/she may go on deputation to another department in another service.


Frequently Asked Questions related to UPSC Jobs


Which is the highest Post in IAS?

The Cabinet Secretary is the IAS top post and senior civil officer of the India’s government. The cabinet Secretary is the senior executive of the Indian Administrative Service ranked eleventh in the Indian order of priorities.


Which is the lowest post in UPSC Jobs?

The lowest post of the IAS officer is the IAS trainee or IAS probationer which is given to during the training period.


Who is bigger an IAS or a Collector?

The District Collector is the highest Officer of Revenue administration in the district. A district magistrate, often abbreviated to DM, is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who is the senior-most executive magistrate and chief in charge of the general administration of a district in India.


How many posts  (UPSC Jobs) are there in civil services?

There are a total of 24 different Civil Services posts that are filled through Civil Service Examination (CSE) conducted by Union Public Service Commission.

What is Group A in Civil Services?

The Central Services (Group A) are concerned with the administration of the Union Government. All appointments to Central Civil Services (Group A) are made by the President of India.

What are Group B posts in the Civil Services?

Group B posts (with Central Government Offices and Union Territories offices) are meant for rendering administrative and executive assistance. Group B officers usually work under the command of IAS officers and Gazetted officers of the Indian Administration.

What are the uniforms for an IAS and an IPS?

There is no special uniform for IAS officers, they just have to wear formal clothes at the official events, but IPS have to wear their prescribed uniform. IPS uniforms change with rank. The IPS officer puts the Ashok symbol on their shoulders..