Frequently Asked Questions on UPSC IAS
Q 1. What is the full form of UPSC?
Ans. UPSC stands for Union Public Service Commission.
Q 2. What is IAS?
Ans. IAS stands for Indian Administrative Service. It is the administrative arm of the All India Services of Government of India.
Q 3. What is the job profile of an IAS Officer?
Ans. The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is a highly prestigious career option. The IAS officer performs a number of varied tasks which mostly involve an administrative charge of a district/area/department, policy formulation, policy implementation, heading PSUs, etc.
Q 4. What is the civil services examination?
Ans. Civil Services Examination is conducted for the recruitment at Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and other Central Services and posts in accordance with the Rules published by the Government
Q 5. What is AIS?
Ans. AIS stands for All India Services. It comprises the three prestigious civil services of India: the Indian Administrative Service (IAS); the Indian Police Service (IPS); and the Indian Forest Service (IFS).