‘UPSC is the central body in India that conducts examinations like the Civil Services Exam (CSE) for the recruitment of candidates in top government services like IAS, IPS, IFS, etc. UPSC recruits candidates for both Civil Service as well as Defense Services.‘
Table of Content
- UPSC Posts List and Salary
- UPSC Services List
- UPSC Job salary of IAS officer
- Salary of IPS officer per month in India
- IFS- UPSC jobs list with salary
- IRS- UPSC jobs list
- UPSC Jobs – Eligibility
- Online Workshop on CSE Prep. Strategy
UPSC Posts List and salary
The civil services examination (CSE) is a National level competitive examination. The exam is conducted by the UPSC almost every year.
CSE is also widely known as the IAS exam.
UPSC CSE is for the recruitment of bureaucrats (Civil Servants/HIgher Govt. officials) for 3 services under the Government of India
- All India Services
- Group A Services or Central Services
- Group B services or State services
Salary for both Gr. A and Gr. B officers start from INR 56,100 excluding TA, DA, and HRA The maximum monthly salary of an IAS officer can reach INR 2,50,000. for a Cabinet Secretary. But the salaries depend on seniority and position.
Every year millions of Indian youths start preparing for the exam. But a handful of candidates can clear the exam because it is the toughest exam in the country and is unpredictable too.
UPSC Services list
All India Services:
- Indian Administrative Service
- Indian Foreign Service
- Indian Police Service
Group A Services or Central Services
- Indian Audit and Accounts Service
- Indian Civil Accounts Service
- Indian Corporate Law Service
- Indian Defence Accounts Service
- Indian Defence Estates Service
- Indian Information Service, Junior Grade
- Indian Postal Service, Group
- Indian P&T Accounts and Finance Service
- Indian Railway Protection Force Service
- Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Indirect Taxes)
- Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax)
- Indian Trade Service
Group B services or State services
- Armed Forces Headquarters
- Delhi, Andaman, and the Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service (DANICS)
- Delhi, Andaman, and the Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service (DANIPS).
- Pondicherry Civil Service (PONDICS)
UPSC job list with Salary
All the posts start in the level 10 pay matrix and the pay band is between Rs. 56,100 and Rs. 2,50,000.
UPSC Job salary of IAS officer
|IAS posts||Years of Services||Grade Pay||Basic Salary|
|SDM, Undersecretary, Assistant Secretary||1 to 4 years||5400||Rs. 56, 100|
|ADM, Deputy Secretary, Under Secretary||5 to 8 years||6600||Rs. 67,700|
|DM, joint secretary, deputy secretary||9 to 12 years||7600||Rs. 78, 800|
|DM, Special Secretary cum commissioner. Director||13 to 16 years||8700||Rs. 1, 18, 500|
|Divisional Commissioner, Secretary cum Commissioner, Joint Secretary||16 to 24 years||8700||Rs. 1, 44, 200|
|Divisional Commissioner, Principal Secretary, additional Secretary||24 to 30 years||12000||Rs. 1, 82, 200|
|Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary||30 to 33 years||NA||Rs. 2, 05, 400|
|Cabinet Secretary and Secretary||34 to 36 years||NA||Rs. 2, 25, 000|
|Cabinet Secretary of India||37+||NA||Rs. 2, 50, 00|
Salary of IPS officer per month in India
|IPS Officers Ranks||Basic Salary|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police||Rs. 56,100|
|Additional Superintendent of Police||Rs. 67,700|
|Senior Superintendent of Police||Rs. 78,800|
|Deputy Inspector General of Police||Rs. 1,31,100|
|Inspector-General of Police||Rs. 1,44,200|
|Director-General of Police||Rs. 2,05,400|
|Director of CBI or IB/ DG of Police||Rs. 2,25,000|
IFS- UPSC jobs list with salary
|Junior Time Scale||Under Secretary||Basic Rs. 8000|
|Senior Time Scale||Under Secretary||Rs. 10700|
|Junior Administrative Scale||Deputy Secretary||Rs. 12750|
|Selection Grade||Counselor Director||Rs. 15100|
|Senior Administrative Scale||Joint Secretary||Rs. 18400|
|High Commissioner/Ambassador||Foreign Secretary||Rs. 26000|
IRS- UPSC jobs list
|IRS Officers Posts||Pay Scale|
|Income Tax Assistant Commissioner||Rs. 15600 to 39100 plus Grade Pay Rs.5400|
|Income Tax Joint Commissioner||Rs. 15600 to 39100 plus Grade Pay Rs.6600|
|Income Tax Deputy Commissioner||Rs. 15600 to 39100 plus Grade Pay Rs.7600|
|Additional Commissioner of Income Tax||Rs. 37400 to 67000 plus Grade Pay Rs.8700|
|Income Tax Commissioner||Rs. 37400 to 67000 plus Grade Pay Rs. 10000|
|Income Tax Chief Commissioner||Rs. 75000. to 80000|
|Principal Commissioner of Income Tax||Rs. 75000. to 80000|
|Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax||Rs. 80 thousand (fixed)|
UPSC Jobs – Eligibility:
For the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Foreign Service, and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.
(2) For other services, a candidate must be either:—
(a) a citizen of India or (b) a subject of Nepal
(c) a subject of Bhutan
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 intending to permanently settle in India
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam intending to permanently settle in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India.
Minimum Educational Qualification:
A candidate must hold a Graduate degree from any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.
(1) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years
(2) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable:
(a) up to a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe;
(b) up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates;
(c) up to a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services Personnel, disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof;
(d) up to a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least five years of Military Service
(e) up to a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service
(f) up to a maximum of 10 years in the case of candidates belonging to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) categories viz. (i) blindness and low vision; (ii) deaf and hard of hearing; (iii) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; (iv) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, and mental illness; (v) multiple disabilities from amongst person under clauses (i) to (iv) including deaf-blindness
Number of Attempts:
Every candidate appearing at the examination, who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted six (6) attempts at the CSE. However, relaxation in the number of attempts will be available to the SC/ST/OBC and PwBD category candidates who are otherwise eligible. The number of attempts available to such candidates as per relaxation is as under:
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only)
How to Clear UPSC CSE!
- You have to know the syllabus like your own room.
- Analyzing previous years’ question papers.
- Start with NCERT books
- Make notes from advanced reference books
- Attempt daily MCQs
- Attend daily answer writing
- Go ahead under the mentor’s guidance
Online Workshop on CSE Prep. Strategy
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