Full form of IAS is Indian Administrative Service. The Indian Administrative Service is one of the top and most prestigious administrative civil service of Government Of India.
The Indian Administrative Service is the full form of IAS. It is the administrative arm of the All India Services.
The Indian Administrative Service (IAS), the Indian Police Service (IPS) and the Indian Forest Service (IFS) are the three arms of All India Services. All the members of these three services serve the Indian Government as well as the individual states. IAS officers may also be posted to various public sector undertaking across the country.
The IAS, theIndian Police Service(IPS) and theIndian Foreign Service(IFS) comprise the three arms of theAll India Services. Members of these three services serve theGovernment of Indiaas well as the individualstates. IAS officers may also be deployed to variouspublic sector undertakings.
As with other countries that follow thewestminster systemof government, the IAS is part of the permanentbureaucracyof the nation,and is an inseparable part of theexecutiveof theGovernment of India. As such, the bureaucracy remains politically neutral and guarantees administrative continuity to the ruling party.
Upon confirmation of service, an IAS officer serves a probationary period as asub-divisional magistrate. Completion of this probation is followed by an administrative command role in adistrictasdistrict magistrate and collector, which lasts a number of years although it may be as long as sixteen years in some states. After this tenure as a district magistrate, the officer may be promoted to head a whole statedivision, asdivisional commissioner.
On attaining the Apex Scale, IAS officers may go on to leadgovernmentdepartments or ministries. In these roles, IAS officers represent the country at the international level in bilateral and multilateral negotiations. If serving on a deputation, they may be employed inintergovernmental organisationssuch as theWorld Bank(WB), theInternational Monetary Fund(IMF), theAsian Development Bank(ADB), theAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), and theUnited Nations(UN), or itsagencies. IAS officers are also involved in the conduct ofelections in India, as mandated by theElection Commission of India.
I.A.S is an abbreviation of Indian administrative service.It is also considered as All Indian Service which is comprised of three arms i.e I.A.S, Indian Police Service, Indian forest service.