The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the largest civil service organization in India. The IAS is largely responsible for providing various services to the government, such as tax administration, social security, education and healthcare.
The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is one of the oldest government service organizations in India. It was established by an Act of Parliament in 1858 and has been functioning continuously since then. The IAS provides various services to the government at large including tax administration, social security, education and healthcare.
IAS FULL FORM – Indian Administrative Service
|Founded||1858; 164 years ago|
26 January 1950; 72 years ago
|Staff college||Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand|
|Cadre controlling authority||Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions|
|Minister responsible||Prime Minister of India and Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions|
|Legal personality||Governmental; Civil Service|
|Cadre strength||4,926 members (3,511 officers directly recruited by the Union Public Service Commission and 1,415 officers promoted from state civil services)|
|Selection||Civil Services Examination|
|Association||IAS (Central) Association|
|Head of the Civil services|
|Cabinet Secretary of India||Rajiv Gauba, IAS|