The IPS full form is the Indian Police Service. The Indian Police Service, sometimes known as the Police Service, is one of the three All India Services of the Indian government. It is a prominent and highly rated service. The Indian Police Service was established in 1948, a year after India’s independence. The Indian (Imperial) Police have been replaced. The Union Public Service Commission conducts an exam to select IPS officials ( UPSC).
Every year, this exam is held, and the selected applicants must choose between the top three services, IAS, IFS, and IPS. Candidates in the general category get four chances to pass the exam, while OBC students have seven chances and SC/ST candidates have none. Crime Branch, Home Guards, Traffic Bureau, and Criminal Investigation Department are some of the departments that make up the IPS service (CID).
To become an IPS officer, you must have the following qualifications.
To apply for this employment, the individual must be a graduate of a recognized university. The Union Public Service Commission holds an exam once a year. Due to its extremely competitive nature, this is considered India’s most difficult exam.
Minimum Physical Standards
Men’s height is 165 centimeters; women’s height is 150 centimeters. The minimum height requirement is relaxed for SC/ST candidates and those from races like as Gorkhas, Assamese, and Garhwalis. Men must have a chest girth of 84 cms, while women must have a chest girth of 79 cms. Myopia, including the cylinder, should not exceed minus 4.00 D, while hypermetropia, including the cylinder, should not exceed plus 4.00 D. Candidates who squint are automatically disqualified. Spectacles are OK.
IPS Officers’ Roles and Responsibilities
- Maintaining public order, criminal prevention, investigation, and detection, VIP security, counter-terrorism, drug trafficking, economic crimes, and disaster management, among other things.
- RAW (Research and Analysis Wing), IB (Intelligence Bureau), CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation), CID (Criminal Investigation Department), RAW (Research and Analysis Wing), IB (Intelligence Bureau), CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation), CID (Criminal Investigation Department), RAW (Research and Analysis Wing), IB (Intelligence Bureau), IB (Intelligence Bureau),
- Lead and command the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), which includes the Central Police Organization (CPO) and the Central Paramilitary Forces (CPF), such as the Border Security Force (BSF), the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the National Security Guard (NSG), and the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), among others.
- In policymaking, to communicate with and serve the Ministry of State and the Department of Central Administration.