Indian Trade Service is a group A civil service, which was created in 1965. It was created as a specialised cadre to handle India's international trade & commerce. The ITS is controlled by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce.
Nationality of a candidate must be either of the following:
A candidate must have a degree from any of the recognised universities or possess an equivalent qualification.
Relaxable age limit is as follows:
The maximum number of attempts restriction is as follows:
For General category candidates: 4 attempts
For SC/ST candidates: No restriction
For OBC candidates: 7 attempts
The following are the responsibilities aka designation that are assigned to ITS officers: