It is the dream of every person that he should be good and successful in the future, someone wants to become an engineer in the future. Someone works to improve the society by becoming a teacher. Someone wants to serve the country by joining the police. Similarly, it is the dream of someone to pass the Administrative Services (UPSC) and serve the country by becoming a DM.
DM which is called in English. This is a very prestigious position. If you are dreaming of making DM i.e. District Magistrate, then this blog will prove to be very helpful for you. In this today I will tell you what is DM, eligibility to become DM, age to become DM, DM selection process, DM exam pattern, how to prepare for DM, what is the work of DM, will give you complete information about all these.
Who is the DM?
Everyone wants to know that DM i.e. District Magistrate or Collector who is also called District Officer or Mukhiya of District (Chief Officer of the district) or by name. District Magistrate or Collector is the chief executive of a district. He is responsible for the smooth running of the administration of the district.
District Administration Officers, besides maintaining law and order in their district and reducing criminal cases, they also listen to these cases and submit the annual crime report of their district. Constantly inspects the police stations and jails so that they can solve the problems there and make sure that everything is happening there properly. Telling all the matters happening in the district to the Divisional Commissioner, so that the Divisional Commissioner is aware of all the matters in the district. To get acquainted
The main functions of District Magistrate which are given below-
- Land valuation
- Land acquisition
- Disbursement of agricultural credit
- Recovery of arrears of income tax, excise duty, irrigation arrears
- Disaster Management during Natural Calamities like Flood, Drought and Epidemic
- Crisis management during external aggression and riots
- Chairman of District Banker Coordination Committee
- Head of District Planning Center
- Collection of land revenue, maintenance of land records, land reforms and integration of holdings
What is the height required to become a DM?
To become a DM, a candidate has to clear the CSE exam conducted under the Union Public Service Commission. If you clear this exam then you become an IAS officer. After some time after IAS officer, you are promoted to KDM. To become a District Magistrate, your height should be at least 5 feet 6 inches.
How to fill dm exam form
- Step 1: First of all visit the official website of UPSC www.upsc.gov.in.
- Step 2: Click on Apply Online for Various Exams.
- Step 3: Now the next step is to move to the Services Civil Services Examination-Preliminary Examination.
- Step 4: Start the registration with IAS Part 1.
- Step 5: Fill all your personal details.
- Step 6: Form fee is Rs.100/-.
- Step 7: Choose the exam center as per your convenience.
- Step 8: Be especially careful with your passport size photograph, signature and identity card.
- Step 9: Accept the declaration by clicking on it.
- Step 10: Check the details once again and click on submit button.
- Step 11: Keep this printout with you for future reference.
Important Tips to become a DM
Some important tips to become DM are given below which will help you in your journey of becoming DM-
- First of all, it is important to have complete information about the exam. Along with studying in whatever stream you are pursuing your graduation, you should already start doing some preparation for UPSC entrance exam.
- To appear in UPSC entrance exam, you should set your study schedule in advance so that you will not face any problem in studying later. Make a schedule in which you can study comfortably for at least 12 hours.
- Start reading as much general knowledge and current affairs books as you can, this will help you a lot and the more you know about current affairs and general knowledge, the better.
- You should keep reading the newspaper continuously. To know about current affairs, you will get the most help from newspapers.
- Take out the previous UPSC question paper and try to solve it. This will give you an idea of what type of questions are mostly asked in UPSC exams and keep preparing accordingly.
- If possible, you should also join a good coaching center because it helps a lot. Whatever questions come in our mind, we get answers to them.
- In the end, we would like to give you one of the biggest and most important tips. Never give up and keep trying continuously and keep full focus on your preparation. You will definitely be able to fulfill your dream by clearing UPSC entrance exam one day or the other.
- Understand the syllabus coming in the exam.
- Gather strategy and study material.
- Study with concentration.
- Along with studies, writing is also important.
Qualification To Become DM
Any aspirant must have some qualification to apply for civil service exam or UPSC exam. Which are being told below. The minimum educational qualification is that the candidate should have at least a Bachelor’s degree. If a candidate has passed MBBS or any other medical examination but is yet to complete internship, then he/she can appear for this examination. The certificate of the university from which you have passed the final medical examination will have to be shown.
- There is a different age limit for each category
- If you belong to general category then your age should be between 21 years to 30 years.
- For OBC category, this age limit has been kept from 21 years to 33 years with relaxation of 3 years.
- There is a relaxation of 5 years for SC and ST and the age limit has been kept from 21 to 35 years.
To become an IAS, the candidate must be a citizen of India, Nepal or Bhutan. The candidate should be a Tibetan refugee whose father or ancestors came to India from January 1, 1962 for permanent settlement.
If a person is a citizen of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaire, or Zambia and has come to India with the intention of permanently settling, then he can become an IAS.
Step by step process to become a DM
How to become a DM This question definitely comes to the mind of all of us once. Now you must have understood about the eligibility to become DM. Let us now know what is the procedure to become DM. Let us go through them step by step about them. So let us go through all these things one by one.
Choose the subject in which you are more interested in studying. If you enjoy biology then you can also keep biology from science stream. Similarly, you can also give this exam from Arts or Commerce subject.
After passing the 12th exam, your next step is to pursue graduation. You can complete graduation from any stream to become an IAS. There is no fixed subject for this also. It would be better that you choose any subject from your mind here too. Do your graduation in the subject in which you like to study.
Pass the interview
After clearing the main exam, now your last step is to take the interview. In this, you are interviewed by big officers. Your mindset is also seen in this. This is a total of 45 minutes. It consists of a total of 275 marksIn this interview you are asked very difficult and tricky questions. Along with this, you can also be asked double meaning questions to know the thinking power of your mind.
In hearing, you will feel that there is some dirty question but you have to think with your mind and answer it in a positive way. After passing this, you will become an IAS officer, after passing UPSC, you do not get a job in the post of DM immediately.
After that you are sent for training. The training consists of three months of foundation course, Bharat Darshan, Phase 1 and then induction in the last, in which you are given a joining letter. Initially you get the post of Sub Divisional Officer (SDM), later after getting promotion you are made DM.