Plenty of jobs out there, infinite opportunities, a sky full of dreams! Still, the Indian Administrative Services stand distinguished and bring a twinkle to everyone’s eyes.
All of us are taken by the aura of IAS officers – the command, the knowledge, patience on the faces, the positivity of their attitude, and the integrity of their behavior. Not only this but the sense of thrill they generate on their audiences (the general public here) wherever they go also amuses one and other.
Why is it so? What is so special about the Indian Administrative Services that more than a million students across India try their luck at Civil Services Exam every year? Why is IAS known as the best job – a job we love?
Today, through this article, we bring to you the reasons why you should choose IAS as your dream career!
Are you one of those people who have multiple interests? Are you motivated enough to use your skill sets for a job that’s challenging and rewarding at the same time? Are you one of those who loves to work hard for the better? If yes, then IAS is the job for you. It is a generalist job that requires a variety of skill sets because every day here is new! It requires you to be a good manager, a good economist, a good orator, and an influencer who is industrious to set an example. The little spark in you today could lighten up lives!
Childhood dreams and aspirations can come true for an IAS officer. How you wanted to create small changes to the world on growing big – remember? Most of us give up on our dreams when we grow up and settle with the norm. Indian Administrative Services gives you the chance and authority to bring those changes. You could be sitting in your office and planning reforms in education for the tribal children of your area, or you could even help the farmers out of the agrarian distress or even lead the public through your opinion in delicate situations. The job of IAS gives you all that you ever wanted to do as a child, found necessary as an adult, and felt the need of as a learned responsible citizen.
You must have heard about a lot of people giving up on their jobs later in life or whining over how monotonous their work was, while they themselves chose their respective careers in the first place? And you know that it is our biggest fear before committing to anything – “What if I get bored?”. But IAS is one such job where you’ll be demanded to play multiple roles in your career. So sometimes it is the revenue department that you handle and at other times you’ll be asked to work in the IT! Or even more – the job of a Collector where you’ll have to be everything at once. There’s no question of getting bored as you learn every day and as you age in the job, your experiences are valued not only by your juniors but the public at large because these precious life lessons made you their favorite officer.
IAS officers are the solution providers of the nation. From sanitation to education to national security to the economy, it is the IAS officers and their brains who take us towards development. As an IAS officer, you can suggest solutions for your area of authority and run various projects with the public for their welfare – tree plantation, beautification, quality education, new job opportunities, anything is it, you can lead your district(or subdivision) through your self-designed projects. In fact, some of the projects of IAS officers of India have been acclaimed worldwide in the past and have also been replicated to other areas.
A remarkable performance in your service cadre would elevate you to high posts in various Ministries, with the passage of time. Enthused by those famous Committees and their recommendations on health, education, environment, and how these officers became immortal for the changes their recommendations brought? Well, you could be one of them someday. Who knows? The job of IAS gives you the tools and weapons to deliver the best of your knowledge and later provides you a bigger platform ( on the national level) to take your country and people forward, the way you always dreamt of!
Apart from the above hitting reasons, there are the perks and the respect that IAS officers get. The job of IAS gives you a pedestal to lead for life. You grow as a person every day and live your life the way it should be ideally lived! Indeed, getting into IAS is the dream of millions of youngsters across the nation. All the best!