Number of Vacancies In Each Service As Per UPSC Civil Services Exam 2013

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2013 is over and results can be out at any moment. About 1200 vacancies are expected to be filled this year. 3003 candidates are called for Interview/Personality test, which is roughly 2.5 times the number of vacancies. Candidates who make it into the final list might be worried about the number of vacancies in each service or post for each category. This post resort to solve their doubts to a greater extent, as it contains a tentative list of the  number of vacancies against each service categorized based on community.

Number of Vacancies To Be Filled : Calls for Mains and Interview

It should be noted that UPSC normally calls for Civil Services Mains Exam, 12-13 times the number of actual vacancies reported for the corresponding year. For 2013, the number of vacancies reported was 1200, so UPSC called 1200*12.5=approx.15,000 candidates for mains exam from the lakhs who wrote the Prelims. Again, for interview, UPSC calls about twice the number of candidates than the reported vacancies. For 2013, UPSC called about 3000 candidates for interview, which was 2.5 times the number of vacancies. Only 1200, among the 3000 is expected to make it into the final list.

Tentative Number of Vacancies for each Service/Post : UPSC Civil Services Exam 2013

When UPSC results are out, the below list might turn really useful for toppers, who make it into the final rank list, to get an overall idea about the probable allotment of services based on their preferences and number of vacancies.

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Services/Posts No. of vacancies
SC ST OBC GEN Total
IAS 28 13 45 94 180
IFS 4 2 9 17 32
IPS 24 8 43 75 150
IP&TA&FS 4 1 6 14 25
IAAS 4 2 6 13 25
IRC(C&CE) 34 17 62 117 230
IDAS 3 1 5 10 19
IRS(IT) 22 11 40 77 150
IOFS 1 1 2 4 8
IPoS 3 5 9 17
ICAS 2 1 4 8 15
IRTS 6 5 19 36 66
IRAS 5 9 16 30
IRPS 5 3 5 15 28
ASC in RPF 4 3 9 17 33
IDES 2 1 4 7
ITS 2 1 3 5 11
IIS 1 2 5 8
ICLS 1 2 7 10
AFHQ-SO 12 7 20 35 74
DANICS 5 6 7 14 32
DANIPS 12 5 10 18 45
Pond. CS
Pond. PS 1 4 5
Total 184 89 313 614 1200

Update July 10, 2014 : Latest number of vacancies as published in http://persmin.gov.in/

Service-wise Category-wise Vacancies (CSE-2013)
Sl. No. Service General O.B.C. S.C. S.T. Total
1 Indian Administrative Service 90 49 27 14 180
2 Indian Foreign Service 17 9 4 2 32
3 Indian Police Service 75 43 24 8 150
4 Indian P&T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’ 14 6 4 1 25
5 Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Group ‘A’ 13 6 4 2 25
6 Indian Customs & Central Excise Service, Group ‘A’ 117 62 34 17 230
7 Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’ 10 5 3 1 19
8 Indian Revenue Service, Group ‘A’ 92 48 27 13 180
9 Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ 4 2 1 1 8
10 Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’ 9 5 3 17
11 Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’ 8 4 2 1 15
12 Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’ 36 19 6 5 66
13 Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’ 16 9 5 30
14 Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’ 15 5 5 3 28
15 Posts of Assistant Security Officer in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’ 17 9 4 3 33
16 Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’ 4 2 1 7
17 Indian Information Service, (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’ 5 2 1 8
18 Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ 5 3 2 1 11
19 Indian Corporate Law Service, Group ‘A’ 4 3 1 8
20 Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ 35 20 12 7 74
21 Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, D D & NH Civil Service, Group ‘B’ 14 7 5 6 32
22 Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, D D & NH Police Service, Group ‘B’ 18 10 12 5 45
23 Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’ 4 1 5
Total 622 326 188 92 1228
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