The Cabinet Secretary of India is the most powerful designation among the UPSC posts.
IAS and IPS
Most importantly, IAS and IPS officers are bestowed with huge power in their hands. Perks, security of job and power make these jobs the most desirable among the youth.
Highest Post of IAS and IPS officers
IPS – The highest post of the Indian Police Service is a CBI Director. While IAS officers get to work under different organizations of government the work of IPS officers is more or less under policing or intelligence departments.
The Indian Civil Service was the successor of the IAS (Indian Administrative services). After the Government of India Act 1919 passed it becomes one of the arms of all India Services. The IPS (Indian Police Service) is the forerunner to the Indian Imperial Police.
Hierarchy in IAS vs IPS
IAS officers are ranked at the top and after that IPS officers rank comes.
The IES(Indian Engineering Service) is the most prestigious, reputed and one of the highest paying jobs in India like an IAS and IPS. IES officer gets power in the technical field.
Judges have Judicial powers and IAS have executive powers. But a Judge may summon an executive officer such as IAS/IPS in the court, punish him, order him to do/not to do certain things. Reverse is not possible as IAS/IPS can't exercise any power on Judges.
Which is the highest post IAS or IFS? No post is higher or lower; both Indian Administrative Service and Indian Foreign Service officers have their own roles and responsibilities. Their job profile differs from each other and is equally important for the country.
IFS officers are powerful in their own right, though they do not have the broad administrative powers that an IAS or IPS officer would have inside the country. Notwithstanding this, they shape India's foreign policy and can wield a lot of influence on other departments related to their work.
If both are honestly working in government job then salary wise IAS is better placed as promotions are faster for him. However, if doctors don't take private practicing allowance from government (if rules permit) then in that case a lot of extra money doctors can earn alongwith salary in comparision to IAS.
The Cabinet Secretary is arguably India's most powerful bureaucrat and the right hand of the Prime Minister of India.
From a monetary aspect, Chartered accountants earn more than IAS officers. The salary of an IAS officer is 60k to 70k. But, the salary of a CA rises as per his experience from 2 lakh to 5 lakh per month. Apart from salary, IAS officers get respect and power that motivate them to serve the nation.
The job profile of both IAS and IPS services is very broad and both are posted on powerful posts, but IAS is much more powerful as a DM. An IPS has only the responsibility of its department, but an IAS (DM) has the responsibility of all the departments of the district.
If we compare the both the course then IAS has good scope in the future then IITian. I t will give you the power in the administrative department of the government of India. An IAS is a appointed by the president to the state government of a state.
The first reason is that the DGP of the state is the more powerful police officer of the state, but he has to inform the Home Secretary who can be an IAS officer. Another reason is that all heads of central police, such as CBI, BSF, CRPF, report to IAS secretaries, who are often junior to IAS.
The IAS is the most preferred career in india . No other career or job can offer you the same power perks and status and job satisfaction as the IAS including the tremendous opportunity offered to contribute positively to the society.
A: The lowest post of the IAS officer is the IAS trainee or IAS probationer given to them during the training period.
The District Collector is the highest Officer of Revenue administration in the district. A district magistrate, often abbreviated to DM, is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who is the senior-most executive magistrate and chief in charge of the general administration of a district in India.
Can IAS give orders to IPS? The short answer would be Yes. If one is not in a commissionerate system where the IPS has sole responsibility for law and order, the responsibility of law and order is shared by DM and SP both. Though police are directly not under command of DM he orders through SP.