The government of India has added a new service under the list of Civil Services. The latest entry is Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS). This has greatly increased the number of vacancies in the Indian Civil Service. Read to know more.
There is a piece of happy news for all Civil Service aspirants.
A new service called Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) is added to the list of Civil Services like IAS, IPS, IFS etc.
The recruitment into IRMS will be through the UPSC Civil Service Examination (CSE).
150 Seats for IRMS in UPSC Civil Services Examination 2022
The government has decided to recruit 150 personnel in the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS), Group ‘A’ through the Civil Services Examination 2022.
Accordingly, the Government (Department of Personnel & Training) has issued the Notification No. 13018/04/2021-AIS(I) dated 17th Feb 2022 affecting the inclusion of the IRMS, Group ‘A’ in the list of Services for recruitment through the Civil Services Examination 2022.
Eligibility Conditions of Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS)
Eligibility conditions etc. for recruitment to the IRMS, Group ‘A’ through the Civil Services Examination 2022 will be the same as indicated in the Notice of the Civil Services Examination 2022 published on 02.02.2022.
Therefore, those who have already applied for the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2022, are not required to apply afresh.
Total vacancies for recruitment under UPSC CSE 2022 increase to 1011
UPSC decided to add the IRMS, Group ‘A’ to the list of Services indicated in the Civil Service Notification 2022.
The tentative number of vacancies i.e. 861 as indicated in the Examination Notice dated 02.02.2022 now stands modified to 1011.
Out of the 1011 vacancies, 180 vacancies are for IAS and 200 vacancies are for IPS. There are 150 vacancies for the newly introduced service – Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS).
Out of the 150 vacancies in IRMS, 06 vacancies have been reserved for the Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD).
Medical Standards of IRMS
Please refer to https://cseplus.nic.in for details about Medical Standards and Service Conditions for the IRMS (Notification No. 13018/04/2021-AIS(I) dated 17th Feb 2022 of the
Government (Department of Personnel & Training), which is available on the website).
How to apply for UPSC Civil Services Examination?
Candidates are required to apply to UPSC online by using the website https://www.upsconline.nic.in.
You can apply for the Civil Services Examination from 02-02-2022 until 22-02-2022.
The UPSC CSE Preliminary Exam will be conducted on June 05, 2022 (Sunday).
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