The objectives of Indian Civil Services Association are:
To promote and provide for the study of Civil Services, Public Administration and economic and political science with special reference to public administration and the machinery of government.
To undertake, organise and facilitate study courses, conferences and lectures and research in matters relating to public administration and the machinery of government.
To undertake and provide for the publication of journals and of research papers and books to impart training in and promote the study of public administration.
To establish and maintain information services to facilitate the study of public administration and spreading information in regard thereto.
To cooperate with approved institutions and bodies for the purposes of helping the cause of civil services.