IRS comprises of 2 services – IRS (Direct Tax) and IRS (Indirect Tax). The IRS officers are primarily involved with tax administration of the Government of India. This includes Income Tax, Customs, Excise etc.
IPS officers occupy higher positions in the State Police Departments, Central Armed Police Forces and Intelligence Agencies. Their responsibility is to maintain law and order and internal security.
IAS officers hold the most important positions in Central and State Governments and in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). They act as the pillars to governance in that they formulate policies, devise strategies, allocate resources, implement plans & maintain a progress report. They manage the general administration & development.
IFS officers serve as diplomats in international missions and embassies of India around the world and in prominent international organizations like United
Nations (UN), World Bank, and IMF. They work to promote India’s interests from a bilateral and a global perspective. They also promote trade & cultural relations with other countries.
Candidates are recruited to the following services through CSE –
|(i) Indian Administrative Service||(ii) Indian Foreign Service||(iii) Indian Police Service.|
|(iv) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.||(v) Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.||(vi) Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.|
|(vii) Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.||(viii) Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.||(ix) Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).|
|(x) Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.||(xi) Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.||(xii) Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.|
|(xiii) Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.||(xiv) Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.||(xv) Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’|
|(xvi) Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.||(xvii) Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.||(xviii) Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Gr. III).|
|(xix) Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”.||(xx) Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).||(xxi) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’.|
|(xxii) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.||(xxiii) Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’.||(xxiv) Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.|