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Making a career in the Police department is a challenging and tough job. Many students they aspire to make a career in the Police Department and thus they aspire to go for the Higher designation posts in the Police Department like IPS or ACP etc. One who loves to serve the society for them Civil Service career option is one of the Best Career option. In IPS one needs to maintain the Law and order within the state. IPS officer is a Higher post offered in the Police Department. In order to become an IPS officer one have to give an Civil Service Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission.
The one who wish to make a career as the IPS needs to give an Civil Service Exam conducted every year by the Union Public Service Commission. The exam is conducted in the 2 stages
1. Prelim Exam - There are two compulsory papers of 200 marks each . Objective Type and have a Negative Marking System. 2 Hours duration each.
2.Main Exam - 9 papers which are descriptive and the total marks are 1750 and Personality Test of 275 marks which makes the total marks 2025.
The application for the exam is to be done online . You can apply here www.upsconline.nic.in
The Eligibility criteria for the IPS exam-
Height – Male 165 cm & ST (not the SC/ OBC) – 160 cm
Female 150 cm & ST (not SC/ OBC)- 145 cm
Chest – Male Minimum 84 cm. Expansion 5 cm.
Female Min 79 cm expansion 5 cm.
Eye sight – 6/6 or 6/9 distant vision for good eye.
6/12 or 6/9 for worst eye. Near vision J 1 for good eye. J2 for worst eye.
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