What is the salary of Indian Ambassador?
Grade, Rank and Salary Structure of Indian Foreign Service (IFS):
|Grade||Rank||Basic Pay (Rs.)|
|Junior Administrative Scale||Deputy Secretary||12750|
|Senior Administrative Scale||Joint Secretary||18400|
|Selection Grade IV||Counselor Director||15100|
|High Commissioner/Ambassador||Foreign Secretary||26000 (Fixed)|
Which is better IAS or IFS?
Is IFS better than IAS? Ans. Though a majority of UPSC candidates choose IAS over IFS, the choices are partly due to the limited number of vacancies in the IFS. The service profile of IAS and IFS are different for the majority of their career, and both are equally important for the functioning of the government.
Can IFS choose country?
An IFS officer has to choose three places of his choice out of the number of vacant posts which are circulated. If he/she is lucky then he/she can get one of the three places of his/her choice. Foreign postings are decided by the Foreign Service Board which is headed by the Foreign Secretary.
Who earns more IAS or IFS?
Salary Structure: IAS vs IFS
IAS has a good amount of pay scale which is almost the same as an Indian foreign service officer. But the salary of the latter is higher than that of the former because an Indian foreign service officer gets more allowances than an Indian administrative officer.
Does IFS officer get a car?
A car is not available to every officer in the government department. But the IFS officers are provided other facilities such as a white passport for an official. An IFS officer also benefits from getting first-class flight tickets for themselves and their immediate family to the country of appointment.