Who was the first Indian to pass the ICS exam?

Satyendranath Tagore (/ʃəˈtɛndrənɑːt tæˈɡɔːr/; Bengali: সত্যেন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর; [ʃɔtɛndronatʰ ʈʰakur]) (1 June 1842 – 9 January 1923) was the first Indian to join the Indian Civil Service.

Who was first IAS of India?

Anna Rajam Malhotra (née George; 17 July 1927 – 17 September 2018) was an Indian Administrative Service officer.

Anna Rajam Malhotra
Born Anna Rajam GeorgeJuly 17, 1924 Niranam, Kerala, British India
Died September 17, 2018 (aged 91)
Nationality Indian
Spouse(s) R. N. Malhotra

Who became the first Indian to be successfully enrolled into Indian civil services?


Name Year of Examination Year of Joining
Satyendranath Tagore 1863 1864
Romesh Dutt 1869 1871
Behari Lal Gupta 1869 1871
Surendranath Banerjee (later Sir) 1869 1871

Who said Bharat Ka steel frame?

This date is chosen to commemorate the day when first Home Minister of Independent India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel addressed the probationers of Administrative Services Officers in 1947 at Metcalf House, Delhi, he referred to civil servants as the ‘steel frame of India’.

Who is the father of IAS?

Hence, Charles Cornwallis is known as ‘the Father of civil service in India’.

Who is the youngest IAS officer in India?

But Ansar Sheikh is one such UPSC aspirant who managed to clear this examination in one go and with that, he became the youngest IAS officer in the country, being an IAS at the young age of 21 years old.

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Where was first ICS exam held in India?

It was only after the First World War and the Montagu Chelmsford reforms that this was agreed to. From 1922 onwards the Indian Civil Service Examination began to be held in India also, first in Allahabad and later in Delhi with the setting up of the Federal Public Service Commission.

When was ICS started in India and who started it?

From 1922, the ICS exam was held in India. The Public Service Commission of India (forerunner of the Union Public Service Commission) was established on 1st October 1926 under the chairmanship of Sir Ross Barker. All India Services were designated as Central Superior Services in 1924.

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