Who is known as the father of the civil services




Lord Cornwallis → (1786 – 1793)  :
  • He started civil service Examination in India in 1786. That is why he is known as the father of the civil services. Mr. Satyendra Nath Tagore became the first person to qualify the civil services examination.
  • He started permanent settlement system in Bengal under which the King collected the taxes of his area and then he distributed these taxes into 11 equal parts out of which 10 parts were kept by Britishers & 1 part by the king.
  • 3rd Anglo-Mysore war was started (1789-1792)

Few Questions :

 

1.Who is known as the father of the civil services?
Ans:Lord Cornwallis

2.Who started permanent settlement system in Bengal?
Ans:Lord Cornwallis

3.At the time of which governor general 3rd Anglo-Mysore war was fought.
Ans:Lord Cornwallis

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