Service : Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
Indian Foreign Service (IFS) was formed in the year of 1946.
cadre controlling authority is Foreign Secretary.
size: 618 posts (direct recruitment â€“ 87%, promotion 13%).
selection, the training program consists of two stages, at Lal
Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussourie and then at
the Foreign Service Institute in
of IFS Officers
a career diplomat, the Foreign Service Officer is required to project
â€™s interests, both at home and abroad on a wide variety of issues. These
include bilateral political and economic cooperation, trade and investment
promotion, cultural interaction, press and media liaison as well as a whole
host of multilateral issues.