1,472 vacancies at IAS, 864 at IPS in various states: Union Minister Jitendra Singh


There are 1,472 vacancies in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and 864 in the Indian Police Service (IPS) in various states as of January 1, 2022, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday.

To ensure optimal recruitment of directly recruited IAS officers, the government has increased their annual recruitment to 180 through the Civil Service Examination (CSE) since CSE-2012, based on recommendations of the Baswan committee, he said in a written response. in the Rajya Sabha.

The committee had also recommended that any number above 180 would “compromise quality”, exceed the capacity of the LBSNAA and lead to a distortion of the IAS officer career pyramid, particularly for leadership positions within the IAS. Indian government,” said Singh, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. Personal.

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The LAl Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) based in Mussoorie is the country’s premier training institute for civil servants.

“As of 01.01.2022, there are 1,472 vacancies in IAS and 864 vacancies in IPS in various states,” the minister said.

“The appearance and filing of vacancies is an ongoing process. It is the effort of the central government to fill vacancies in cadres,” he said.

The Union Civil Service Commission (UPSC) conducts a Civil Service Examination annually for the filing of vacancies on the basis of direct recruitment under the IAS & IPS category.

Regarding IPS officers, the recruitment of IPS through the CSE has been increased to 200 from CSE-2020, the minister said.

In addition, to fill vacancies in the promotion quota, selection committee meetings are held by the UPSC with state governments, he added.

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