Why Civil Services
There are numerous reasons to join civil services in India :
1. Job Satisfaction
As a Civil Servant, you will implement the developmental schemes for the growth of the nation. Your job is in the nature of social service, you will get the chance to do what you have dreamed of.
2. Diversity of Jobs
The civil services provide a tremendous diversity of jobs. As secretary, you can head different ministries of the government and also different public sector undertaking, educational, and research institutions. All officers may get posting in Ministries and State/Central Government and work in the policy formation. You can get posted to international organizations like UN, WHO, World Bank IMF, etc.
3. Work-Life Balance
Every department has different types of postings. Some posts require long hours of work while several posts are such where you have to find work. Hence, if you give priority to your personal life, you can always request the government to give you such assignments, where you can have more free time for yourself and the family.