What does a DANICS officer do?

What does a DANICS officer do?

The Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli (Civil) Services (DANICS) provide officers to administer the Civil Administration of the Union Territory segments, i.e., Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

What is the exam for DANICS?

For selection into DANICS, one has to qualify the Civil Services Exam, which is held every year at the notified dates. After qualifying, one can get the DANICS Officers Grade “B” posts.


Being a class A service, the basic pay, opportunities, and area of operation is quite broad in IAS DANICS comes under class B service, so its area of operation is quite different. DANICS services were formed to cater to the specialized needs of Union territories of India.

What is the salary of DANICS?

Entry Grade (Group B) (ii) Rs. 15600-39100 + GP 5400 (on completion of 4 years approved service subject to vigilance and integrity clearance).

Is DANICS better than IAS?

There is no doubt that compared to DANICS the Indian administrative service is far superior services. It is a fact that most of the candidate prefers IAS as a first priority.

Can DANICS become collectors?

“While DANICS officers are eligible for promotion to IAS after completing eight years of continuous service, it has actually been taking on an average 27-28 years for promotion to IAS.

Can DANICS officer become DM?

DANICS officers are posted as assistant DM in Delhi or other union territories. They can also be posted to various administrative autonomous and semiautonomous bodies like New Delhi Municipal Corporation.

Is Delhi a cadre for IAS?

It also functions as the cadre controlling authority of the Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre of Indian Administrative Service (IAS)/Indian Police Service (IPS) as also Delhi-Andaman and Nicobar Island Civil Service (DANICS)/Delhi-Andaman and Nicobar Island Police Service (DANIPS).

Where are DANICS officers posted?

DANICS cadre officers, who are equivalent to Haryana civil services (HCS) and Punjab civil services’ (PCS), will be posted for the first time in the Chandigarh administration. In the past, only HCS and PCS officers were posted in UT for heading various departments or those who were promoted to IAS cadre from DANICS.

Can IAS get Delhi cadre?

Generally, an IAS/IPS officer cannot get his home cadre. However, there is a very slim chance of it. This is possible only if you get a very high rank and then there are vacancies in your home state for your category in that year. In addition, you should have given your first preference as your home state.

Can CM transfer IAS officer?

Only the central government can make the rules for the transfer of IAS officers. However, the central government consults with the state governments for the formation of these rules. The power of transfer of cadre of IAS officers lies solely with the Central government.