- Senior appointments under the Government of India, requiring the approval of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC)
- All appointments by promotion, which require the approval of the ACC.
- Policy on regulation of tenure of officers serving at the Centre.
- Inter-cadre deputation/transfers of All India Service
- Appointment of Central Observers of Election to Lok Sabha/Assembly elections.
- Maintenance of ACRs and APRs of IAS officers
- Empanelment of IAS/IFS/IPS officers for holding equivalent posts at Centre
- Cadre clearance to AIS officers for taking up foreign assignments.