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Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
18-December-2014 13:09 IST
Officers belonging to SC/ST/OBC in All India Services

The total number of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFoS) officers in Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) is as follows:

The total number of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFoS) officers in Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) is as follows:

 

 

SC

ST

OBC

IAS*

468

241

580

IPS#

355

168

380

IFoS$

266

150

255

 

*Direct Recruits, as on 12.12.2014

#Direct Recruits, as on 01.01.2014

$Direct Recruits, as on 01.01.2014

 

The reservation of SC, ST and OBC in IAS, IPS and IFoS is in accordance with the policy of the Government, which prescribed for 15%, 7.5% and 27% reservation for these categories, respectively.

 

This was stated by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to Shri Ramdas Athawale in Rajya Sabha, today.

 

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