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The term D.A.N.I.C.S refers to the "Delhi, Andaman Nicobar Island Civil Services", which is a service in India, mainly administering Delhi and the Union territories of India.

Selection Criteria[edit]

For selection into DANICS, one has to qualify the Civil Services Exam, which is held every year at the notified dates. After qualifying with good rank, one can get the DANICS Service depending on vacant seats.

Postings of DANICS Officers[edit]

Mainly after the training period of two years, D.A.N.I.C.S officers are initially posted as Assistant Collector (District Administration, Delhi) or Sub.Divisional Magistrates.On deputation in the Autonomous Bodies of Delhi like MCD, NDMC, DDA etc. or as Deputy Secretary in different Ministries of Delhi Government. After attaining seniority, they get promotion into Senior Grades (JAG-I and JAG-II/SAG) and get Induction into IAS (AGMUT Cadre).

Concept to DANICS[edit]

The concept of the posting of DANICS officers is also very important. They usually are similar in rank with the State Civil Services officers, but some how higher since they are controlled by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India,which is the actual Cadre Controlling Authority for DANICS. They are regulated by the Delhi Government on the recommendation of the respective Governor/Administrator/ Lieutenant Governor of that Union Territory.Officers start up with a rank of Under Secretary and rise up to the rank of Secretary in State Government.