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IAS Full Form in English 2023

IAS full form in english

If you are looking for the IAS full form in English or how to become IAS or what is the qualification it needs to reach there? Then read the whole article and you will get almost all the information about IAS Officer. 

This topic is very interesting to know either you want to become an IAS officer or not. IAS is a very prestigious and popular government job in India. Most Indian youths wish to become IAS, but only a few students reach this level. 

Full form of IAS

English full form of the IAS is (Indian Administrative Service). Indian Administrative Service(IAS) is one of the three categories of All India Services (AIS), whereas the other two are Indian Forest Service (IFS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS). The services under AIS are able to serve both Government of India (Center) as well as the State Government. 

The following are the abbreviation for the term IAS stands:

  • I – Indian
  • A – Administrative
  • S – Service

How to become IAS Officer?

The qualification you need to become an IAS Officer is the completion of your Graduation from any recognized university in India. You can become IAS after qualifying all criteria of the Civil Service Examination (CSE). The Civil Services Examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year. 

You have to qualify below-mentioned three-stage of the Civil Service Examination to become an IAS Officer:

  1. Preliminary Examination (IAS Prelims)
  2. Mains Examination (IAS Mains)
  3. Personality Test (IAS Interview)

You have to first qualify for the stage-1 preliminary exam. It consists of two objective-type papers; 1. General Studies-I, 2. General Studies-II. In this, the second paper of general studies is also popular as the name of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT).

Then you can give stage-2 mains exams. It is a written descriptive type examination. The mains civil service exams consist of 9 papers of which two papers are optional. So you have to qualify for at least 7 compulsory exams for the next stage.

After passing the mains exam there will be a personality test (interview stage) as a final stage of the IAS exam.

So you have to pass all the three-stage to become an IAS officer in India. This is one of the toughest exams in India. Lakhs of students give the UPSC exams but only a few become a civil service officer. The success rate of this exam is less than 1%.

If you really want to qualify then first you have to think that “You Can”. And you know hundreds of students do it every year, so why can’t you. It is not as easy as you can see in the exam lists given above but the right preparation and strategy can help you become an IAS easily. 

So here you got to know the IAS Full Form in English and How to become an IAS officer

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