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Vacancies of Civil Servants

Details of vacancies in IAS, IPS, IFS as on 1.1.2012

Ministry of Personnel,

Public Grievances & Pensions

22-November, 2012

Vacancies of Civil Servants

The details of vacancies in Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Services (IFoS) as on 1.1.2012 are as under:

Name of Service Total Authorized Strength (TAS) Officers in-position Cadre Gap
IAS 6154 4377 1777
IPS 4730 3475 1255
IFoS 3078 2700 378

The vacancy position in respect of other civil servants is not centrally maintained.

The Government has increased annual intake of IAS and IPS officers under Direct Recruitment Quota. Further, a third mode of recruitment, namely the Limited Competitive Examination has been introduced for recruitment into IPS. In promotion quota prompt actions have been taken for holding of Selection Committee Meetings for appointment by promotion/selection of State Service officers to IAS/IPS/IFoS.

This was stated by Shri V. Narayanasamy, Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office in written reply to a question by Shri H.K.Dua, Shri Rama Chandra Khuntia and Shri Sanjay Raut in the Rajya Sabha.