In the present form, the identified institutions offer
training programmes designed in consultation with the Department of Personnel
and Training. The civil service system at the Centre provides for induction
training to probationers. All new entrants called probationers (IAS,IPS,IRS
etc.) first undergo a 4-month Foundation Course(common to all officers recruited
through CSE) at Lal Bhadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie.
After the completion of the foundation course, the probationers are sent to
their respective institutes for professional training, while the IAS
probationers continue to stay at the Academy for their professional training.
The probationers of the Indian Foreign Service are trained at Delhi. After
completing the foundation the probationers of the Police Service are trained at
Sardar Vallavbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad. The probationers of
the Indian Revenue Service are trained at National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT),
Nagpur for the officers of IRS (IT) and at National Academy of Customs, Excise
and Narcotics (NACEN), Faridabad for the officers of IRS (C&CE).