About Job


The Indian Foreign Service (Hindi: ?????? ????? ????) (abbreviated as IFS) is the administrative diplomatic[2] civil service under Group A[3] and Group B[4] of the Central Civil Services of the executive branch of the Government of India. It is one of the two premier Civil Services (other being IAS) as appointment to IFS renders a person ineligible to reappear in Civil Services Examination.[5] It is a Central Civil service as Foreign policy is the subject matter and prerogative of Union Government.[6] The Ambassador, High Commissioner, Consul General, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations and Foreign Secretary are some of the offices held by the members of this service.[7] The Indian Foreign Service holds the distinction of giving India its- President, Vice President, Speaker of Lok Sabha, Foreign Minister and many distinguished Statesmen in past and present.


Salary Details

Early Salary 1-2L
Mid Level Salary 4-5L
Senior Salary 8-10L


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  • career pros icon  Since handling diplomatic situations is difficult in countries like these you gain a lot of expirience and that could lead to out of turn promotion.
  • career pros icon  Every country has a category based on level of hostility,living conditions ect. You get points based on this so if you get posted in such a country for 2-3 years then its almost definite that you'll get posted in a Grade A country for your next foreign assignment.


  • career cons icon  Hostile enviornment.
  • career cons icon   Difficult diplomatic scenario.
  • career cons icon   No or very little developent leads to a monotonous life(nothing to do for leisure)