Can Indian Foreign Service officers marry foreigners?
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”.
Can IFS officer settle abroad?
An IFS officer can take his/her parents abroad but the Government provides for medical facilities of only dependent parents (who have no body else to look after them and have abysmally low income). A Second Secretary at an Indian mission gets a decent accommodation of 110 sq meters but has to purchase his/her own car.
Can a diplomat marry a foreign?
Single diplomats from other countries (yes, marriage to one of them could be problematical, but it does happen); and. Local people you meet through interest groups or your Embassy work.
Can IFS officer choose the 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 female IFS wear jeans?
Do not wear sneakers, chappals, noisy shoes or very high heels. Do not wear too expensive accessories or jewellery. For example, for females, bangles can be very distracting. Wearing jeans should be strictly avoided.
Which rank is required for IFS?
Final rank Allocated for IAS, IPS, and IFS in 2016 (UPSC Rank Wise Post – 2016)
Can girls be IFS officers?
She was also the first woman to join the Indian Foreign Service. She was the first Indian woman diplomat as well. Later, she became the first Indian woman Ambassador (or High Commissioner) also. She is remembered for her successful crusade for gender equality in the Indian Civil Services.
How do you address an ambassador’s wife?
In direct conversation, address an ambassador as Mr. /Madam Ambassador or Ambassador Jones. His/her spouse should be referred to as Mr. /Mrs. Jones or Ms. Smith, if the spouse is a woman who kept her maiden name after marriage.
Do IFS officers get servants?
Please do remember that we don’t get cars or servants or all sorts of other freebies that people imagine us to be getting.