Sanctioned Posts of IAS / IPS Officers

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The current sanctioned strength of IAS and IPS as on 01.01.2017 is detailed below:

 

Sl No.

Cadre

 

IAS IPS
Total Authorized Strength
1 Andhra Pradesh 211 144
2 AGMUT 337 295
3 Assam-Meghalaya 263 138
4 Bihar 342 231
5 Chhattisgarh 193 103
6 Gujarat 297 195
7 Haryana 205 137
8 Himachal Pradesh 147 94
9 Jammu & Kashmir 137 147
10 Jharkhand 215 149
11 Karnataka 314 215
12 Kerala 231 172
13 Madhya Pradesh 439 305
14 Maharashtra 361 302
15 Manipur 115 89
16 Nagaland 94 70
17 Odisha 237 188
18 Punjab 221 172
19 Rajasthan 313 215
20 Sikkim 48 32
21 Tamil Nadu 376 263
22 Telangana 208 139
23 Tripura 96 65
24 Uttarakhand 120 69
25 Uttar Pradesh 621 517
26 West Bengal 359 347
  TOTAL 6500 4843

As per rule 4(2) of IPS Cadre Rules, 1954, the Central Government, ordinarily at the interval of every five years, reviews the strength and composition of each such cadre in consultation with the State Government(s) concerned and revises the authorized strength of the IPS for each cadre.

Accordingly, the Central Government in consultation with the State Government fixes the Senior Duty Posts for a given State/Cadre.

Since 2014, Cadre Review of 14 Cadres has already been notified by the Central Government.

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