Clause 8(1) of the Indian Foreign Service (conduct and discipline) Rules, 1986 says no member of the service shall marry any person other than an Indian citizen “without the prior permission in writing of the government”.
Is there any IFS officer who married a foreigner?
Since Rathore is a foreign national married to an Indian diplomat, he has applied for Indian citizenship which has not yet been granted since he has not completed the required domicile period in India. The couple have two daughters, who were ages 7 and 4 in 2013.
Can female IFS officer marry?
Ghose speaks about an “outrageous” rule which required a woman IFS officer who had to take prior permission to marry and a “qualified permission” was usually given “with the proviso that the government was free to terminate her services if her private life starts to affect her work.”
Can IFS officer marry foreigner Quora?
Yes, an IFS officer can marry a non-Indian. However, the IFS officer has to first seek the permission of the government. This may take several months. Once approval is granted, the marriage can take place.
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.
Can an IFS officer marry a Pakistani?
The Civil Service rules which apply to the IPS officers of all cadres provides that if a civil servant marries a foreign national he shall forthwith intimate the Central Government. There is no specific bar engrafted in the law which prevents a civil servant from marrying a Pakistani national.
Do IFS officers lead a luxurious life?
All diplomats lead a luxurious life. They usually get grand houses with peons. IFS officers do not have to worry about working with politicians like their counterpart IAS officers. The IFS officers are generally posted abroad.
Can an IFS officer stay in India?
1. Not really. There is no strict rule that makes officers stay abroad throughout their career. In fact, a balance is encouraged, and even necessary for promotion in higher posts.
Do IFS officers have uniform?
Hello. During Training we are required to wear combat uniform. Not after posting to our cadres. It may not be about power… But yes, it does gives a lot of energy.
What do IFS officers wear to work?
The uniform for IFS officers is usually formals for both males and traditional sarees for females. In case if male officers, the considered dress code for males is formal 3 piece suit (blazer, trouser and waist coat) or 2 piece suit (blazer and trouser) with a tie.
Can IFS officer live with his family?
The IFS officers are not able to spend time with their families and by the time they come back to India, they have spent the prime time of their lives away. In many cases, families move along with them but not everybody does so due to constraints like schooling, socializing, etc.
Can an IFS officer posted in USA?
Apart from the salary, IFS officers would be given a Special Foreign Allowance. This amount varies with the country of posting. For example, when a new officer is assigned to the Indian mission in the USA, he/she can get the US $4000 per month.
Can I choose Korean language for IFS?
So, the obvious answer is no. Diplomats or Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officers cannot and do not learn a new language each time they get posted to new station. Some countries, however, have a practice wherein their diplomats take a break of few months learning the language spoken in the country of their next posting.
Is Sunday holiday for IFS officer?
Once you join the Civil Services of India, you are always on duty till you retire. You may not have to come to office during weekends but it just cannot happen that you say goodbye to your work from Friday evening to Monday morning.