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20 Jan 2020

IAS- Dream Job in our Home Country

If being an IAS officer is an aspirants dream then IAS training is expressed as living the first incident in the dream coming true. IAS training is often described as exhilarating, exciting and fulfilling. During IAS training, officers have a deep sense of accomplishment and self-actualisation.

Phase 1 of IAS Training

In the first phase, rigorous training to the officer trainee of the Indian administrative services is imparted in a wide range of subjects to enable them to handle varied assignments that they would typically hold in the first decade of their service. It consists of district training, but before that, it consists of two basic modules as follows:

1. The winter study tour:
  • The officer trainees travel across the country to experience its rich cultural diversity.

  • A weeklong attachment with the Bureau of Parliamentary Studies, which exposes them to the functioning of the Parliamentary system in India.

  • The Officer Trainees (OTs) also call on important dignitaries such as the President of India, the Vice-President of India, the Prime Minister of India and others during this attachment.

2. The academic module: It is a theme- based module and covers various subjects such as:
  • IAS in perspective/Role of the IAS in policy making national security/ law and order, agriculture /land management and administration, rural development /decentralization and panchayati raj urban management/infrastructure and public-private partnership e-governance/office management/administration.

  • Skills such as soft skills (leadership, organizational behaviour and interpersonal skills), projects management, engineering skills and ICIT financial management and project appraisal social sector/weaker section & minorities are specially taken care of.