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How can I become an IPS officer? What is the procedure and qualification?

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RE: How can I become an IPS officer? What is the procedure and qualification?

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Hello Dear Aspirant,

A warm welcome to career guide.com

Thanks for visiting us and writing us your career query.

The Government Services especially civil services has always attracted many of the students to make a career. The candidates who aspire to make a career in the Government and loves to serve the country and the society the civil service is one of the Great career option. The Indian Police Service is one of the highest post offered in the Police officials. The IPS is one of the high post that is very much respected and considered to be one of the prestigious career option.

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

2.Main Exam

The Prelim exam consists of part A and Part B. The Prelim paper is of Objetcive type and there is a Negative Marking System for each wrong answer in the Objective Paper. The Main paper consists of  papers which are descriptive type. The candidate who clear the Main exam are called for the Interview.

The application for the exam is to be done online .

The Eligibility criteria for the IAS and IPS exam-

  1. A candidate should have completed a Graduation Degree from a recognised University from any stream with minimum 55% or is in the last year of Graduation and is waiting for the result can also apply for the exam.
  2. Those who have completed 21 years of age are eligible to apply for the exam and the upper age limit is 32 years.The age relaxation is 5 years for the Reserved Candidates; for OBC it is 3 years .
  3. There are limits for the attempt of the exam- For General the attempts are 6; for OBC is  and for the reserved there are no limits for the attempt upto age limit.

For more information you can visit the official website www.upsc.in

I hope you find this information useful and helpful.

Feel free to get in touch again.

Wish you Good Luck

Thank You

Warm Reagrds,
Prathamesh Kapote



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