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How do you get selected in DANICS?
Selection Criteria: 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.
What is a DANICS officer?
The Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli (Civil) Services (DANICS) provide officers to administer the Civil Adininistration of the Union Territory segments, i.e., Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Where are DANICS trained?
Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service
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What rank is Danics?
They start their respective careers at the rank of Deputy Collector. After 14 years of service, they may get promotions to IAS and continue their service in these places only. DANICS officers can get to the level of a Secretary of any ministry in these places only by the time of their retirement.
Is DANICS good Quora?
Overall, DANICS is higher grade service with better perks and powers. In CSS, only few posted in PMO, Cabinet Secretariat, DoPT, MHA or in the personal staff of some minister etc have some influence otherwise in most of the cases they do monotonous clerical/file work.
What is the difference between IAS and IPS and DANICS?
 IAS and IPS are posted at the top hierarchy of the administration and other are subordinate to them.  IAS and IPS belong to all India service while DANICS and DANIPS belongs to particular state and same is the case with PCS and PPS.
What is the difference between Danics and DANIPS?
Now DANICS is just for a single civil Service and includes Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar islands, lakshadweep, Dadra and nagar havel, Daman and Diu only. Similarly DANIPS is for police service in these areas only. The officers in DANIPS and DANICS start as group B and get promoted to group A in 5 to 6 years.
Can I become an IAS officer through Danics?
Besides the Revenue administration roles, through DANICS you will also be put into certain roles like State VAT officer or Sales Tax officer etc, which you will not get to do as an IAS officer. For the Union Territories, there is no body like the State Service Commissions such as U.P. The previous writer has answered it well.
Is the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) a bedrock of Indian administration?
Yes the Indian administrative services (IAS) and Delhi and Andaman Nicobar Island civil services are the bedrock of Indian administration. The selection of the IAS and DANICS officers are done through a common union public services examination. Being a class A service, the basic pay, opportunities, and area of operation is quite wide in IAS.