Overview

About

  • About government examinations
  • About UPSC Civil Services examination
  • About other exams conducted by UPSC

 

ABOUT GOVERNMENT EXAMINATIONS / SERVICES

Broadly the government services are classified in to three groups. they are

CIVIL SERVICES

The aim of the civil services is mainly to cater the needs of the civilians of the country. The nature of duties of civil servants is chiefly POSDCORB functions. i.e., (Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Coordinating, Reporting and Budgeting) to say colloquially. It’s a desk job or 9-5 office job generally but not always/not warranted.

 

DEFENSE SERVICES

Defense services or uniform services are mainly concerned with protection to the citizens, critical infrastructures, important dignitaries and the nation as a whole. The job nature involves planning and execution. The job demands swift mobility and round the clock.

 

TECHNICAL/SPECIALIST SERVICES

Technical/specialist services are concerned with the process improvement, actually these services aid/support to improve the civil and defense administration

 

CLASSIFICATION OF SERVICES BASED ON HIERARCHY

  • All India services
  • Central services
  • State service

 

ALL INDIA SERVICES

Recruitment & training are done by centre and they are working for both the Centre and State Government.

 

CENTRAL SERVICES

Recruitment & training are done by centre & they are working to the Central Government only

 

STATE SERVICES

Recruitment & training are done by State Government are working to the State Government only.

State services (all levels) are recruited by state public services commission. For ex. TNPSC in Tamilnadu

 

ABOUT UPSC CSE:

It’s a nationwide open competitive examination conducted by UPSC. List of services recruited through this examination are listed below:

All India Services Central Services Group – A Central Services Group – B
  1. Indian Administrative Service.
  2. Indian Police Service.
  1. Indian Foreign Service.
  2. Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
  3. Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  4. Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.
  5. Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  6. Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
  7. Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
  8. Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
  9. Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  10. Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
  11. Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  12. Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
  13. Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
  14. Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
  15. Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.
  16. Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Gr. III).
  17. Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”.
  1. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).
  2. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
  3. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.
  4. Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
  5. Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’

 

STAGES IN EXAMINATION

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains cum Personality test

 

INTRODUCTION TO PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION

It’s a combined examination for Indian Civil Services and Indian forest services. The main examination is separate for both the services. let us confine our discussion with respect to civil services examination.

 

CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION

It consist of 2 papers namely
General studies paper – 1
General studies paper – 2 (CSAT)
It serves as a screening test. The qualified candidates are admitted to main examination provisionally. The cut off will not be counted in final merit.

 

MAINS EXAMINATION

About us

Best IAS Academy in Chennai : Shri Rajiv Gandhi IAS Academy is the prolific IAS academy in Chennai turning the dreams of IAS aspirants into reality. Shri Rajiv Gandhi IAS Academy offers the best IAS coaching in Chennai by having IAS and Civil Service officers, Subject Matter Experts, Former Recruitment Board Members and Intellectuals in its academia..

Contact us

Shri Rajiv Gandhi IAS Academy, #110,
Sri Gokulam Sabari Towers, 3rd Avenue,
W Block, Anna Nagar, Chennai – 40.

+91 9894996777, +91 7373732500

info@rajivgandhiiasacademy.com

Let's Stay in touch

All our latest content for emails, News, Updates to your inbox a few times a month

Scroll To Top