If a candidate wants to become an IAS/ IPS/ IRS or IFS officer then the candidate should join one of the IAS coaching centres and clear Civil service exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). There are three levels of exam. First the candidates write prelims and this is the qualifying exam. The candidates who clear this exam appear for the main exam. In the main exam there are 9 papers in total. Out of 9 papers, 2 papers are qualifying papers and 2 papers are optional subject papers.
Some candidates feel UPSC exams challenging and join in a top IAS academy in Chennai for assistance. The marks scored in the main exam and personality test or interview is considered as the ranking score. Based on the ranking score and the preference list they are appointed. But this process might change soon. There is a new proposal from the Prime Minister office regarding the process of selection. If this proposal is accepted and declared as a policy then the candidates who wish to join IAS or IPS will have to undergo a short term course. Based on their performance the candidates are selected.
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