All posts tagged "Indian Administrative Service"

  • India expands external hires into senior jobs

    India’s government is chipping away at the country’s rigid civil service hierarchy, with a new scheme for hiring external experts directly into senior roles normally preserved for the elite cadre

    • Posted August 4, 2021
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  • Indian external recruitment drive falters

    The Indian government’s plan to bring outside specialists into senior civil service jobs, undermining the Indian Administrative Service’s (IAS’s) long-standing monopoly on leadership roles, has hit a roadblock. Or two.

    • Posted January 1, 2019
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  • Indian anti-corruption drive raises fears of unequal treatment

    The Indian government is moving to sweep incompetent and corrupt officials out of the civil service. But Abhimanyu Kumar hears concerns that unless elected politicians get the same treatment, civil

    • Posted July 18, 2017
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