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Indian Administrative Service (IAS)




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The Indian Administration Service (IAS) is a branch of the Indian Civil Service. It is one of the chief services of the Government of India. The role of the IAS officer is to manage the various administrative affairs of the Government. Their job includes policy-making and advising ministers on various issues, maintaining law and order, overseeing the implementation of the policies of the State Government and the Central Government, collecting revenues and acting as courts in revenue matters, overseeing the expenditure of public funds by the norms of financial property and dealing with the day-to-day affairs of the Government.

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Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in any stream

  • UPSC civil services exam (UPSC CSE)

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Soft Skills

  • Out of the Box Thinking for excellence in work 

  • Compassion

  • Decisive 

  • Resilient in approach 

  • Focus

  • Leadership

  • Perseverance 

  • Curiosity

  • Analytical Ability

Technical Skills

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