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7th June 2015, 01:43 PM
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Re: Indian Administrative Service Career Path

IAS or Indian Administrative Service is such a job where one can positions of power and status.

Career progression of an IAS officer:

Training (1 Year)::

Newly recruited candidate for IAS Post undergo to the training period of 1 year .

Probation (2 Year):

After training IAS officers are sent to their cadre regions on probation for 2 years . In probation period the officer will know about the working the of various government departments .

Junior Time Scale:

Newly recruited IAS officer starts at the Junior Time Scale salary. After completion of the probation period, the junior officer is posted as a SDO / SDM (Sub-divisional Officer / Magistrate).

Senior Time Scale:

After 4 years of service IAS officer promoted to Senior Time Scale . in this scale officer is given on various types of posts like:
Additional District Magistrate (ADM),
Zilla Parishad
Chief Development Officer

Junior Administrative Grade:

After serving 2/3 years as the ADM the officer is selected as :
District Magistrate
Collector of a district.

Some of the officers are posted as :
Joint Secretary of a ministry of the state

Selection Grade:
After 12 years of service candidate may a DM in the district or can become a Special Secretary of a Government department.

Super Time Scale:

After 16 years of service candidate will get the post as :
Additional Secretary or Secretary of a department of a State Government,
Divisional commissioner
Joint Secretary of a ministry of the Government of India.

Higher Administrative Grade:
After experience of 25 years candidate will get the post of

Principle Secretary of a department
Additional Secretary

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