|Different Branches||Names of posts||Responsibilities|
|Indian Foreign Service||
|Indian Administrative Service||
|Indian Police Service||
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Depending on whether you choose the Central or the State services and appear for the respective examinations, you’re prospective employer is either the Government of India or the Government of the specific state you write the examinations for. Also once you join the services, depending on which branch you work for, you will eventually become the Managing Director or Chairman of most government owned enterprises. Example: The Chairman of Bharat Petroleum or Indian Oil will always be a senior level IAS officer.
IFS officers apart from serving as diplomats and ambassadors of India in various countries have the chance to work with the elite Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). Only the top and most talented officers make it to RAW and work on gathering intelligence and counter-terrorism.
The salaries of civil servants may not be as high as corporate employees but the perks and subsidies compensate for it. An IAS or IPS officer gets free quarters, fuel allowance, cook, and driver apart from study allowances. Interest free loans are offered on the house by banks as the credibility of civil servants by virtue of being employed by Government (State or Center) is very high.
|Designation||Compensation per annum in Rupees|
|Assistant Commissioner of Police/Joint Collector/DSP||Rs.15,600-Rs.39,100 plus grade pay of Rs.5400. On an average it is Rs.28,500 in metropolitan cities and a little less if posted in district headquarters.|
|Deputy Commissioner of Police / Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police/District Collector or Magistrate||Rs.15,600-Rs.39,100 plus grade pay of Rs.6600. On an average it is Rs.34,550 in metropolitan cities and a little less if posted in district headquarters.|
|Senior Superintendent of Police, Director (R) Cabinet Secretariat (GOI)/ Deputy Secretary||Rs.37,400-Rs.67, 000 plus grade Pay of Rs.8700. On an average it is Rs.46,750 in metropolitan cities and a little less if posted in district headquarters.|
|Deputy Inspector General of Police, Commissioner of Police (City), Director (R) Cabinet Secretariat (GOI)/ Director/Special Secretary||Rs.37,400-Rs.67,000 plus grade pay of Rs.8900.. On an average it is Rs.54,600 in metropolitan cities and a little less if posted in district headquarters.|
|Inspector General of Police, Commissioner of Police (City), Joint Secretary if empanelled as such (R) Cabinet Secretariat (GOI)||Rs.37,400-Rs.67,000 plus grade pay of Rs.10,000. On an average it is Rs.54,600 in metropolitan cities and a little less if posted in district headquarters.|
|Additional Director General of Police, Commissioner of Police (City), Special or Additional Director (GOI), Special or Additional Secretary (R)||Rs.67,000- Rs.79,000 (Range is fixed. Salary Structure changes from this designation)|
|Director General of Police - Only one cadre post. Director (GOI), Director General (GOI), Secretary (R) Cabinet Secretariat (GOI)||Rs.80,000 (fixed) plus grade pay-Nil|
Note: These salaries are according to the 6th Pay Commission. They are meant to give a rough idea and not to be taken as water tight and exact.
A career filled with irresistible perks and power only seen in politics is what a career in Civil Services offers. Like the Indian Armed Forces, the pride of working for the progress development of our country is the primary reason most aspirants choose Civil Services as a career option.
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