Does all IAS become DM?

Asked by: Prof. Verlie Buckridge MD  |  Last update: March 12, 2022
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To become a DM the candidate must first qualify for the UPSC-CSE exam and become an IAS officer. After serving as an IAS officer for 6 years, including 2 years of the training period, a candidate is eligible to become a DM. To become a DM the candidate has to be at the top of the rank list of IAS Officers.

How many years it takes for IAS to become DM?

To successfully qualify for an IAS, students need to ensure that they rank among the top 100. After two promotions, the student can become the D.M of a district. It can take about a total of 8 to 10 years for an IAS to become a District Magistrate.

Who is more powerful IAS or DM?

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.

Is IAS officer is a DM?

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. The responsibilities assigned to a district magistrate vary from state to state.

Do all IAS become DM Quora?

The average batch size of direct recruit IAS officer through CSE is around 150. Hence there are around 1500 IAS Direct officers eligible for DM's post. There are almost 500 IAS officers from promote cadres, who are also eligible to become DM. Hence the pool of IAS officers who are eligible to become DM is 2000.

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Where is srushti Deshmukh posted?

She has been allocated to the IAS cadre on the basis of Civil Services Examination (CSE) – 2018 to her home state Madhya Pradesh, as an insider. Her current posting is in the Dindori districts of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Is SDO an IAS Officer?

SDO are revenue officer. (c) SDO is the chief civil officer of the sub-division and One can be appointed in different departments of government like civil, electricity, engineering, water, (CPWD), central public works department Department of posts, MES (Military Engineering Services), etc.

Can IAS use gun?

Security: They can get their own licensed guns like other citizens but they are not allotted a gun by the government. However, they are allotted three home guards and two bodyguards for themselves and their families.

Is DM and Collector same?

A District Magistrate (also known as District Collector or Deputy Commissioner) is an Indian Administrative Service officer who is in-charge of a district, the basic unit of administration, in India. In general parlance, they are referred to by the abbreviation DM or DC. India has 748 districts as of 2021.

Who is bigger than IAS?

An IAS officer is on the top in hierarchy whereas an IPS officer comes on second. Also, the IAS officer enjoys more benefits than the IPS officer.

Why is DM called Collector?

As District Magistrate, he is responsible for law and order and heads the police and prosecuting agency. As Collector, he is the chief Officer of the revenue administration and is responsible for the collection of land revenue, and is also the highest revenue judicial authority in the district.

Who is bigger DM or SP?

SP is usually the highest police officer of a City/District (Exceptions for Larger cities and Metros, where you have a Senior SP SSP or CP). DM is the Most important government official of a District.

Can a SDM become DM?

After two years of training, an IAS probationer becomes SDM. A district has more than one SDM. SDM has to report to DM about the entire task assigned to them. In other words, SDM is a junior-level officer to DM.

What is collector salary?

Collector salary in Government Of India ranges between ₹ 16.2 Lakhs to ₹ 23 Lakhs. This is an estimate based on salaries received from employees of Government Of India.

Which subject is best for DM?

Psychology or Social Sciences, or even political science would be a fine minor course of study.
i'd suggest you to take:
  • Business Ethics: this will teach you all the ethics you will require in future.
  • Economics: this will teach you how the economy of a country works.

Can IAS get Z security?

It can be classified based on strength of security. They are Z+ category – provided by 36 personnel, Z category – provided by 22 personnel, Y category – provided by 11 personnel, X category – 2 personnel.

Do IAS wear uniform?

Dress code

There is no special uniform for IAS officers, they just have to wear formal clothes at the official events, but IPS have to wear their prescribed uniform. IPS uniforms change with rank. The IPS officer puts Ashok symbol on their shoulders.

What is the post of SDM?

A Sub-Divisional Magistrate is a title which is sometimes given to the head official of a district subdivision, an administrative officer that is sometimes below the level of district, depending on a country's government structure. SDM is generally an officer of state civil service.

Is SDO and SDM same?

As the name suggests, he or she is a divisional level officer who performs various tasks. So, the designation SDO is followed by the name of the respective organization or departments such as SDO PWD. Alone SDO is same as the SDM (Sub Divisional Magistrate).

What is the difference between SDM and ADM?

SDM is Sub-divisional magistrate while Senior deputy collector that id ADM i.e. Additional District Magistrate who is just after the DM i.e. District Magistrate or collector.

Where did srushti Deshmukh took coaching?

But this was my personal call and I did not opt for it. Did you take any special help or coaching? Srushti: Oh Yes, I have been a student of the foundation course of KSG (Khan Study Group) - Bhopal Centre and after that I have been connected with KSG for the Prelims Test series.

Where is Ansar Shaikh now?

Ansar Shaikh is posting- Now he is in the Department of MSME and Textiles, Government of West Bengal.