The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued the notification for the Civil Services 2023 exam. This year, the commission has further marked about 1105 vacancies that is considered to be the highest of the last seven years. Back in the year 2016, the commission opened vacancies for 1209 positions post which the number of vacancies continued to decrease till the last year.
According to the notification, the Government is recruiting 150 personnel in the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS), Group ‘A’ with its Civil Services Examination- 2022. The Department of Personnel & Training has even released the notification affecting inclusion of the IRMS, Group ‘A’ in the list of Services for recruitment via the Civil Services Examination-2022.
Applicants further must note that the government had previously discontinued the inclusion of IRMS in civil services back in 2019 and has further decided to take this exam with the engineering services exam. Owing to which the number of vacancies dropped significantly with 150-200 posts.
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With the government's decision to conduct the IRMS through Civil Services in 2022, the number of vacant posts has apparently gone up with a 10 year record. UPSC takes the civil services examination to recruit group A and B level officers at key government posts in Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Revenue Services (IRS) among others.