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A career in the UPSC is one of the most sought-after professions in India. Every year, lakhs of people take the UPSC Civil Services Exam but only a handful clear the exam, and an even smaller number cut Indian Administrative Service officers.
There are a lot of things that attract youngsters in the country towards a life in the civil service. Apart from the pride and honour that comes with being a career civil servant or diplomat, the IAS salary and benefits that come along with the responsibilities and powers are also a factor.

UPSC Posts List 2023

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.

Civil Services Posts List

UPSC Posts in 2021

2020 UPSC Jobs

UPSC Posts 2019

Indian Administrative Service

180

180

180

Indian Foreign Service

37

35

24

Indian Police Service

200

219

159

Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group A’

10

19

15

Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group A’

0

0

30

Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group A’

20

20

27

Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group A’

20

20

21

Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’

11

7

14

Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”

14

16

10

Indian Postal Service, Group A’

15

36

18

Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group A’

10

14

17

Indian Defence Estates Service, Group A’

8

10

4

Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group A’

59

74

74

Indian Revenue Service Custom and Indirect Taxes Group A’

41

41

40

Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)

56

4

2

Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group A (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)

0

0

0

Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group A’

24

23

19

Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group A’

20

20

21

Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’

11

7

14

Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”

14

16

10

Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’

17

19

9

Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’

6

1

0

Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’

11

21

26

UPSC Services list

All India Services

  • Indian Administrative Service 
  • Indian Foreign Service 
  • Indian Police Service

List of 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

List of 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

Salary of IFS officer per month in India

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

Salary of IRS officer per month in India

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)

Salary of IDAS Officer per month in India

 IDAS Officers Posts

 Pay Scale
 Junior Time Scale (JTS) 56,100 - 1,77,500 (Level 10)
 Senior Time Scale (STS)
 67,700 - 2,08,700 (Level 11)
 Junior Administrative Grade (JAG) 78,800 - 2,09,200 (Level 12)
 Selection Grade (SG) 1,18,500 - 2,14,100 (Level 13)
 Senior Administrative Grade (SAG)

 1,31,100 - 2,16,600 (Level 14)

 Higher Administrative Grade (HAG) 1,82,200 - 2,24,100 (Level 15)
 Apex Scale  2,25,000 (Fixed)

UPSC CSE Salary – Perks & Other Benefits

Officers selected through UPSC CSE, get perks like- Official residence, Official vehicles with a driver, Paid leaves, Education facilities, Free or subsidized utilities, Servants, Medical Facilities, Government guest room facilities, Security personnel, etc. Details about the perks received are as follows:

  • Official Residence- All officers whether IAS, IPS, or other services, usually get a Government Bungalow or a 3BHK apartment. In case if they don’t get a Government HRA is provided. IFS officers are provided with government residence in the respective country they are posted. Officers while travelling can also avail the facilities of Government Guest Houses.
  • Utilities- Officers are provided with free or subsidised water, electricity, phone connection, cooking gas, etc.
  • Security- IAS officers are provided with 2 police personnel and 3 home guards for security. For other services, the security provided varies as per the working conditions.
  • Official Vehicles- As a Government Officer, you will get an official vehicle and a driver for your official duties.
  • Medical treatment- Officers are provided with free or state-subsidized medical care. Health Insurance benefits are also provided to officers.
  • Leaves- Officers selected through UPSC CSE get 30 earned leaves, 8 casual leaves, 20 gazetted holidays and about 20 half-pay leaves.
  • Hardship Allowance- Officers working in Naxal areas, Ladakh and North East also get a hardship or tough location allowance. It varies from Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 25,500 per month.
  • Education facilities- All India services (IAS, IPS and IFS) officers after completing 7 years of service can take a 2-year paid leave and study allowances to study in Indian or Foreign Universities. Before availing of this facility, officers have to sign a bond with the Government that they will render their services for a prescribed number of years.
  • Post-retirement benefits- Officers who have joined prior to 2004 get a lifetime pension from Government funds. While officers who have joined after 2004 will get pensions as per their respective pension scheme. Extensions and post-retirement postings are also offered to Government officers. Union Cabinet Secretary and State Cabinet secretary also get residential plots on retirement.

UPSC Jobs Eligibility Criteria

Nationality

For the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Foreign Service, and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.
For other services, a candidate must be either: 

  • a citizen of India or (b) a subject of Nepal 
  • a subject of Bhutan 
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 intending to permanently settle in India 
  • 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.

Age

  • A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years 
  • The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable: 
    • up to a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe; 
    • 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; 
    • 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; 
    • 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 
    • 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 
    • 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:
UPSC Posts List and Salary

Fees

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 Apply for Civil Services Posts?

Every year Union Public Services Commission conducts CSE to recruit candidates for various civil services posts. The UPSC CSE application starts around February-March of every year. Interested candidates must check the UPSC Eligibility before applying for this examination. UPSC CSE will be conducted in three stages- UPSC Prelims, UPSC Mains, and Personality Test.
The candidates are allowed to choose any posts as per their preference. They will be recruited for various civil services posts based on their rank in the UPSC CSE exam and preferences.

Conclusion

Although UPSC CSE is one of the toughest exams on Earth, still the benefits are worth the hard work. IAS officers are the leaders of the Government of India Adminstritative Machinery, they lead and supervise the workings of almost all the Government departments.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to UPSC Post and Salaries

What are the various UPSC posts that I can apply for?

There are various UPSC posts that you can apply for based on your eligibility and qualifications. Some of the popular posts include:

  • Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
  • Indian Police Service (IPS)
  • Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
  • Indian Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IAAS)
  • Indian Postal Service (IPS)
  • Indian Trade Service (ITS)
  • Indian Information Service (IIS)
  • Indian Statistical Service (ISS)
  • Combined Defence Services (CDS)

Which UPSC post has highest salary?

The post of Cabinet Secretary is the highest post that can an IAS Officer at the Union level. The Cabinet Secretary is the head of the Civil Services Board, and the leader of all the civil servants in the country. The salary of the Cabinet Secretary is INR 2,50,000.

What is the 1st posting of IAS?

Their initial role is as an assistant collector cum sub-district magistrate and they are placed in charge of a district sub-division.

What is the salary of an IAS officer?

The salary of an IAS officer varies depending on their rank and level of experience. As per the 7th Pay Commission, the starting salary of an entry-level IAS officer is around Rs. 56,100 per month. This includes a basic pay of Rs. 15,600 and a grade pay of Rs. 5,400. In addition to this, IAS officers are also entitled to various allowances and benefits such as house rent allowance, travel allowance, medical facilities, and more.

Do IAS pay Income tax?

Except for the President of India, everyone has to pay Income if eligible. Income tax is deducted from the salaries of IAS officers, they have to then eventually file their IT return.

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FAQs on UPSC Posts List and Salary

1. What is the UPSC Posts List for 2023?
Ans. The UPSC Posts List for 2023 is not available at this time. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases the list of posts for each year separately, and it is usually published closer to the examination date. Candidates are advised to regularly check the official UPSC website for updates on the posts for the year 2023.
2. What are the All India Services included in the UPSC Services List?
Ans. The All India Services included in the UPSC Services List are the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), and Indian Forest Service (IFS). These services are considered premier services and offer candidates the opportunity to serve at the highest levels of the government in various administrative, police, and forestry roles.
3. Which services fall under the Group A or Central Services category in the UPSC Services List?
Ans. The Group A or Central Services category in the UPSC Services List includes various services such as the Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS), Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IAAS), Indian Postal Service (IPoS), and Indian Defense Accounts Service (IDAS), among others. These services offer candidates diverse career opportunities in different sectors of the government.
4. What services are part of the Group B or State services in the UPSC Services List?
Ans. The Group B or State services in the UPSC Services List primarily consist of services at the state level. These services vary from state to state and can include roles such as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), State Civil Services, State Forest Services, and State Engineering Services, among others. Candidates interested in these services need to check the specific requirements and vacancies in each state.
5. What is the salary of an IAS officer in the UPSC Job List?
Ans. The salary of an IAS officer in the UPSC Job List is as per the Pay Matrix Level 10. The basic pay for an entry-level IAS officer is Rs. 56,100 per month. In addition to the basic pay, an IAS officer also receives various allowances and perks, including dearness allowance, house rent allowance, and travel allowance, among others. The exact salary may vary based on the officer's posting and years of service.
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