Any connection between education of top IAS officers and their job profiles purely coincidental

From a physics graduate heading home ministry to an English scholar in agriculture, 49 of 57 secretary-level IAS officers in posts at odds with their educational qualification. It is the story of almost all secretary-level officers in the Indian government, whose educational qualifications have very little to do with the posts they hold. Of the 57 secretary-rank IAS officers, only nine are currently heading ministries that have a direct relation to what they have studied. The Centre’s advertisement, allowing ‘talented and motivated Indian nationals’ a lateral entry into government services, has been praised and panned. It has also restarted a long-standing debate regarding the bureaucracy — should officers be allotted ministries and departments as per their area of expertise? Read more : SUBSCRIBE to our Channel - LIKE us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on Instagram:

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