As per the existing rules of Civil Service Examination, the prescribed basic educational qualification is degree of any recognized university or an equivalent qualification. Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which have been recognized by the government as equivalent to professional/technical degree are also eligible for the examination. As per orders issued by Government of India, a pass in the CA final examination has been recognized for recruitment to superior services/posts of the Government of India. Accordingly, candidates possessing CA qualification are eligible for admission to civil services examination. Further, The Secretary, ICAI has sent a letter No. ICAI/SECY/August/2015 dated 3rd August, 2015 seeking the information regarding entry of Chartered Accountants (CA) to the Civil Services Examination. In response to this letter, UPSC has informed that there has been no change in the position as communicated by them vide Commission’s letter No.20/1/92-E-IB dated 29.06.1992.