Last Updated: 17 March 2021
Do You know who is the Father Of Civil Service in India?
Lord Charles Cornwallis is known as the Father Of Civil Service in India.
The present Civil Services of India (CSE) are mainly based on the pattern of the former Indian Civil Service of British India.
The 4 Most popular Civil Service Jobs in India are Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Forest Service (IFoS), and Indian Foreign Service (IFS).
The Civil Service Exam had been very popular in India nowadays. Every year more than 1.5 million people apply for Prelims and only 1% of students get selected.
UPSC Exam is known as the toughest exam to crack in India. All being said, Indian Woman has also been improving their number of selection in recent years.
Let us have a look at the First Woman who has cracked this exam and has held many important roles.
List Of The First Woman In Civil Service Of India
|1||First woman Indian Administrative Service Officer (IAS) 1951||Anna Rajam Malhotra|
|2||First Woman Indian Police Service Officer (IPS) 1975||Kiran Bedi|
|3||First woman Indian Foreign Service Officer (IFS) 1949||Chonira Belliappa Muthamma|
|4||First Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (1973)||Nirupama Rao|
|5||First Female President of the United Nations General Assembly||Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit|
|6||First Woman Director General of Police (DGP)||S Sundari Nanda|
|7||First Female IPS Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre (1973)||Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya|
|8||First Female IPS Officer of Maharashtra Cadre (1981)||Meera Borwankar|
|9||Nation’s First Woman Joint Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)||Archana Ramasundaram|
|10||First lady IAS Officer to be appointed to the Chief Minister’s Office (2001)||Smita Sabharwal|
|11||First woman collector of Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan||Mugdha Sinha|
|12||First Female Indian Administrative Services officer of British India||Isha Basant Joshi|
|13||First Woman IAS officer from Kashmir (2013)||Dr. Ruveda Salam|
|14||First Physically Challenged Women to crack the Civil Service Exam (IAS) in the general category (2014)||Ira Singhal|
- The success rate of Female Candidates is more than that of Male Candidates.
- Geography is the most preferred optional subject, followed by Public Administration and Sociology.
- The most successful candidates are from Engineering, Humanities, and Medical Science.
- The Highest Number of Successful Candidates belonged to the age group of 26–28 Years then comes 24–26 Years and so on.
- Political Science is the highest scoring subject.