UPSC Civil Services IAS Exam : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Answered

Upsc Ias Faq

Q: What is the necessary educational qualification needed to appear in the UPSC IAS examination? Answer: Any equivalent degree which may be regular or distant from a recognized university. The candidate must hold a degree/diploma from any of Universities comprise by an Act of the Central and State Legislature in India or other educational institutions, … Read more

Puducherry Police Service (PONDIPS) – Everything You Should Know

Puducherry Beach

The Puducherry Police Service is the law enforcement agency for the Union Territory of Puducherry in India. The Puducherry Police Service date back to the period of French colonial rule before 1954, Separate Armed and Indigenous (local) police service units were maintained at that time in Puducherry. The new force still retains the French kepi … Read more

Pondicherry Civil Service: Eligibility, Recruitment &Training, and Salary Grade – Important Things to Note for 2021

Pondicherry Civil Service

The Pondicherry Civil Service Group B is administered centrally. Just like Andaman & Nicobar, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, and the Delhi Police Service. Successful selected candidates will be appointed to Pondicherry Civil Service Posts and shall be governed by the Pondicherry Civil Service Rules of 1967. Appointments are made for two years … Read more

Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police Service (DANIPS): Criteria, Pay Structure and Ranks for 2022


DANIPS is a federal police service (FPS) in India, administering National Capital Territory of Delhi and the Union territories of India (UToI).   It used to be called the Union Territories Police Service (UTPS). DANIPS is a civil service of the Government of India (GoI). Officers of the DANIPS service are recruited directly through the Civil … Read more

DANICS – The Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service: Selection Process, Posting and Difference with IAS


The acronym DANICS cite to the “Delhi, Andaman and Lakshadweep, Dadra, Nicobar Island, Lakshadweep, and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Civil Service”. Officers of the DANICS service are recruited directly through the Civil Services Examination (CSE). They are responsible for the diverse administrative functions of the National Capital Territory of Delhi and the Union … Read more

Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service (AFHQ CS): Roles & Responsibilities, Eligibility, Recruitment, Grade and Salary for 2021

Afhq Cs

Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services (AFHQ CS) is Group ‘B’ Civil Service which is responsible for providing civilian staff, housekeeping, secretarial, clerical, and other support services to Indian Armed Forces headquarters and Inter-Service Organizations (ISOs) under the Defence ministry.   The Armed Forces Headquarters (Army, Navy, Air Force) and other inter-service bodies under the Ministry of … Read more

Railway Protection Force (RPF) – Key Roles & Responsibilities, Units, Powers, and Grade & Salary in 2021

Railway Protection Force (Rpf)

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) is a privacy/safety force, established by the Railway Protection Force Act, 1957 in India; enacted by the Indian Parliament for “the better protection/privacy and security of the railway property and the passenger areas”.   The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has the power to search, arrest, investigate and prosecute offences/offenders carry out … Read more

Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS): Function, Eligibility, Training and Payscale – Important to Read in 2021

Indian Railway Personnel Service

The  Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS) is the youngest and prestigious Group ‘A’ Civil Service in India. IRPS was established in 1976, and in 1980, through the UPSC Civil Service Exam (CSE)  the first batch was recruited. The IRPS officers are responsible for managing or supervising the Human Resources of the Indian Railways and personnel … Read more

Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) Eligibility, Roles, Training, Grade & Payscale – Important Read in 2021

Iras Officer

The Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) is one of the Group A Central Service of the Government of India (GoI). An IRAS officer is responsible for the Accounts and Financial Management of the Indian Railways.   The recruitment to the body is done through the Civil Services Examination (CSE), which is conducted by Union Public Service … Read more

Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS Officer) Eligibility, Functions, Training and Salary – Best Read in 2021

Iofs Officer

The Indian Ordnance Factories Service is a civil service of the Government of India. An IOFS officer is a Gazetted defence-civilian officers under the Ministry of Defence (MoD). They are usually responsible for the management of the Indian Ordnance Factories, which furnish the defence production ability of India.  The Indian Ordnance Factories is the oldest … Read more