UPSC Post List 2024

Post Name : UPSC Post List 2024 : UPSC Job Description and Salary Post
Post Date :  20 May , 2024
Post Description : Using a demanding and merit-based selection procedure, the Union Public Service Commission is tasked with choosing officers for high government positions. The chosen officers make major contributions to the advancement of the country by holding crucial positions in a range of important areas, including law and order, diplomacy, administration, and others.

UPSC Post List 2024

All candidates want a UPSC post because of its stellar reputation, excellent career opportunities, and chance to provide top-tier national service. The official notification for CSE includes the UPSC Post List 2024, which lists 21 services that are both Gazetted and Non-Gazetted. These include senior roles such as IFS, IPS, and IAS.

A rigorous three-stage selection process will be held to recommend candidates for the following UPSC posts:

  1. All India Services
  2. Group A Services
  3. Group B Civil Services

The table below provides the UPSC Post List 2024 for all 21 services:

UPSC All post List 2024
Post TypeServices
All India ServicesIndian Administrative Service (IAS)
Indian Police Service (IPS)
Group ‘A’ ServicesIndian Foreign Service (IFS)
Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IA&AS)
Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS)
Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Indirect Taxes)
Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax)
Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS)
Indian Corporate Law Service (ICLS)
Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS)
Indian Defence Estates Service (IDES)
Indian Information Service (IIS)
Indian Postal Service (IPoS)
Indian P&T Accounts and Finance Service (IP&TAFS)
Indian Railway Protection Force Service (RPF)
Indian Trade Service (Grade III)
Group ‘B’Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service (Section Officer’s Grade)
Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service (DANICS)
Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service (DANIPS)
Pondicherry Civil Service (PONDICS)
Pondicherry Police Service (PONDIPS)

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Difference between UPSC Posts

The UPSC post list can be divided into three categories, as previously mentioned: Group A posts, Group B posts, and All India Service posts. The jurisdiction, authority, and administrative scope of these positions vary. Below is a summary of how the UPSC Post list differs from each other:

Difference between UPSC Posts
AspectGroup A ServicesGroup B ServicesAll India Services
Level of AuthorityHold top positions in critical sectors across the countrySupporting roles, contributing to policy implementation and administrative tasksLook after administration/law and order in states/union territories under state government
JurisdictionVarious central servicesRespective departments/domainAcross states and union territories
RoleDiverse, administrative, diplomatic, revenue, etc.Supporting functions assigned to the respective departmentAdministration, law enforcement, policy-making, and implementation
AnswerabilityCentralCentralState and Central government

UPSC Post List with Salary

The pay matrix for the seventh pay commission’s level 10 corresponds to the remuneration offered at the UPSC post. The post-salary scale for UPSC ranges from INR 56,100 to INR 2,50,000, depending on the officer’s position. The following are the category-specific salaries for civil service personnel in Groups A and B who were chosen in the UPSC CSE exam:

UPSC Post Salary 2024
Post CategorySalary Description Monthly Pay Scale 
Group A ServicesHigher salary compared to Group B servicesINR 56,100 to INR 2,50,000
Group B ServicesSalaries vary based on service as per the level 10 pay matrixINR 56,100 to INR 2,50,000

For all India services, the UPSC salary starts at level 10 of the pay matrix and goes up according on the officer’s rank. In terms of pay and other benefits related to their ranks, the IAS and IPS positions are prestigious. This is the AIS officers’ post-by-post salary.

Post Wise UPSC Salary for AIl India Services officers
IAS Officer RankIAS SalaryIPS Officer RankIPS Salary
SDM, Undersecretary, Assistant SecretaryINR 56,100Deputy SPINR 56,100
ADM, Deputy Secretary, UndersecretaryINR 67,700Additional SPINR 67,700
District Magistrate, Joint Secretary, Deputy SecretaryINR 78,800Superintendent of PoliceINR 78,800
District Magistrate, Deputy Secretary, DirectorINR 1,18,500DIGINR 1,31,100
Divisional Commissioner, Secretary-cum-Commissioner, Joint SecretaryINR 1,44,200IGINR 1,44,200
Divisional Commissioner, Principal Secretary, Additional SecretaryINR 1,82,200Additional Director General of PoliceINR 2,05,400
Additional Chief SecretaryINR 2,05,400DGPINR 2,25,000
Chief Secretary and SecretaryINR 2,25,000DGINR 2,50,000
Cabinet Secretary of IndiaINR 2,50,000

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Post Wise UPSC Job Profile 2024

The job profile outlines the specific duties that are exclusive to each UPSC Post. Administrative activity is supervised, for instance, by members of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS). In a similar vein, whereas Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officials manage diplomatic relations, Indian Police Service (IPS) officers are in charge of upholding peace and order.

The UPSC post job profile and ministries under which they come are provided in the below table:

Post Wise UPSC Job Profile 2024
ServiceJob ProfileMinistry/Department
IASDistrict or State administrationMinistry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
IPSMaintaining law and order in the countryMinistry of Home Affairs
IFSRepresenting India in foreign countriesMinistry of External Affairs
IRS (Customs & Indirect Taxes)Tax administration and enforcement of customs and indirect taxes.Ministry of Finance
IRS (Income Tax)Income tax administration and revenue collection.Ministry of Finance
Indian Audit and Accounts ServiceFinancial auditing of State, Central, and Public Sector Undertakings.Comptroller and Auditor General
Indian Civil Accounts ServiceAccounting and financial management for the government.Ministry of Finance
Indian Corporate Law ServiceLegal matters related to corporate governance.Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Indian Defence Accounts ServiceFinancial management of the defence sector.Ministry of Defence
Indian Defence Estates ServiceManagement of land and estate affairs of defence establishments.Ministry of Defence
Indian Ordnance Factories ServiceManagement of Indian ordnance factories producing arms, defence, and ammunition.Ministry of Defence
Indian Information ServiceHandling media and public communication for the government.Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Indian Postal ServiceManagement of postal operations and services across the country.Department of Posts
Indian P&T Accounts and Finance ServiceManagement of accounts and finance for the Department of Posts and Telecommunications.Department of Posts
IRPFEnsuring the safety and security of railway passengers and properties.Ministry of Railways
Indian Trade ServiceHandling international trade and commerce-related matters.Ministry of Commerce
AFHQ CS (Section Officer’s Grade)Providing administrative support to the Armed Forces Headquarters.Ministry of Defence
DANICSCivil administration in Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar HaveliIndian Government
DANIPSPolice administration in Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar HaveliIndian Government
PONDICSCivil administration in PondicherryIndian Government
PONDIPSPolice administration in PondicherryIndian Government

Perks & Benefits Offered to UPSC Officers

The officers selected for the UPSC post are entitled to receive an attractive salary and many perks and benefits associated with the position. These benefits include additional allowances, government vehicles, medical coverage, and pensions. Here are the perks of getting a UPSC post:

  • Government Accommodation: UPSC officers in top services such as IAS, IPS, and IRS are provided with official accommodation or housing allowances based on their position within the government hierarchy.
  • Official Vehicle: At the top UPSC posts, the government provides official vehicles for professional travel and duties associated with the job role such as policing.
  • Additional Allowance: Government officials selected for UPSC posts receive multiple allowances such as TA (Travel Allowance), DA (Dearness Allowance), HRA (House Rent Allowance), etc. as part of their monthly salary, increasing their in-hand salary.
  • Medical Benefits: UPSC officers and their families benefit from health insurance plans and access to quality healthcare services offered by the government.
  • Pension: After fulfilling their responsibilities, UPSC officers receive a fixed pension upon retirement, ensuring financial security and stability in their later years.


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