How many years does it take for a fresh IFS officer to be posted abroad?

How many years does it take for a fresh IFS officer to be posted abroad?

How many years does it take for a fresh IFS officer to be posted abroad?

After spending approximately three years in New Delhi, an IFS officer is posted abroad for the next three years at one of the 163 Indian Missions/Posts abroad which are categorized into A*, A, B, C and C* categories depending on the hardship and standard of living.

How many IFS officers go abroad?

India has one of the most understaffed diplomatic forces of any major country in the world. Based on 2014 calculations there are about 2,700 "diplomatic rank" officers in overseas missions and at headquarters.

Are IFS officers always posted abroad?

(a) to (e) By virtue of the fact that a number of cadre posts of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officers are located in Indian Missions and Posts abroad, a number of IFS officers are posted abroad at any point of time. However, a particular officer never remains posted abroad always.

How many years it takes for IFS to become ambassador?

Generally, it takes about 3 years to be confirmed in the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) from the date a candidate joins the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) as a Foreign Service Probationer/Officer.

Do all IFS officers get posted abroad?

Usually these postings are of 3-5 years tenure and after this tenure the officer is posted again to any other country. ... For the first 15 years of the service, IFS officers are posted in embassies.

Where do IFS officers get posted?

Indian Foreign Service (IFS) – Postings after Training After confirmation, you will be posted as a Second Secretary in one of the wings (Political, Economic or Commerce, Consular, Administrative or Cultural) at an Indian Embassy or as Consul at an Indian Consulate for a period of 3 years.

Can IFS officer stay in India?

1. Not really. There is no strict rule that makes officers stay abroad throughout their career. ... Serving at Headquarters in the Ministry of External Affairs allows an officer to be at the heart of foreign policy making.

Who is the youngest ambassador of India?

Abhay Kumar
BornAbhay Kumar 1980 (age 40–41) Rajgir, Bihar, India
NationalityIndian
Alma materKirori Mal College Jawaharlal Nehru University
OccupationPoet, Diplomat, Editor,Anthologist, Ambassador

How much does an Indian ambassador earn?

MONTHLY REMUNERATION OF EMPLOYEES
S NoSanctioned PostPay Scale
1Ambassador (Secretary level)Rs. 225000/- (fixed)
2Deputy Chief of MissionRs 144200/- to Rs 218200/-
3MinisterRs 144200/- to Rs 218200/-

Are there any Indian Foreign Service officers abroad?

  • (a) to (e) By virtue of the fact that a number of cadre posts of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officers are located in Indian Missions and Posts abroad, a number of IFS officers are posted abroad at any point of time. However, a particular officer never remains posted abroad always.

What is life like for IFS officers in developing countries?

  • Even in developing countries, IFS officers interact only with their counterparts in the host government, have comfortable housing, transport and pay, and have an interesting work profile. As for my postings, Paris was a regular posting that any trainee goes through for their CFL.

What do you need to know about the IFS?

  • In the IFS what matters more and more is analytical skill and the ability to express it. You may not speak like an Oxbridge pass out but if your reports and written work shows this skill, it can take you far. The IFS gives everyone the opportunity to put their unique skill set to good use and contribute to governance.

Where is Rahul Shrivastava IFS officer posted?

  • Rahul Shrivastava sir has been posted in Indian Embassy Moscow, Russia as his language was Russian in CFL. I’ll give you a short answer and on your interest could extract lot more from that.

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