S.R. Maheshwari

in Public Administration in India

Published in print August 2006 | ISBN: 9780195683769
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080373 | DOI:

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This chapter examines the career promotion of civil servants in India. The civil service in India falls into four classes and the highest category of functionaries include the all-India services and the higher central services. India observes the rank-in-man method of job classification and civil servants always start their career at the bottom level and move upward with the passage of time. The prospects for promotion are determined by the rules, regulations, and operating practices governing of the employee’s service career.

Keywords: career promotion; civil service; India; all-India services; central services; job classification; bureaucracy

Chapter.  2514 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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