Indian Administrative Service (IAS) was formed in the year of 1946.
is one of the three All India Services.(The other two are Indian Forest
Services and Indian Police Services)
cadre controlling authority is Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances
& Pension, Department of Personnel & Training.
size: 5159 posts (direct recruitment â€“ 66.67%, promotion 33.33%).
selected candidates' training ground is at Lal Bahadur Shastri
National Academy of Administration.