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20th February 2016, 09:34 AM
Re: All about Indian Police Service

Hello buddy ! I want to know all about Indian police service examination will you please provide me information about it ?
20th February 2016, 09:35 AM
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Re: All about Indian Police Service

The Indian Police Service [IPS] is primarily concerned with maintenance of
Law and Order in the country. This is the premier uniformed civil service in
the country. An I.P.S officer works for both the Central and State


Minimum Educational Qualifications:-

The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an
Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational
institutions established by an Act of Parliament

Age Limit:-

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have
attained the age of 32 years.

Age Relaxation:-

(i) upto a maximum of 5 years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste
or a Scheduled Tribe.

(ii) upto a maximum of 3 years in the case of candidates belonging to Other
Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such

IPS 2016 Date:-

Civil services (preliminary) exam. 2016:- 07.08.2016 (sunday).

Civil services (main) exam, 2016:- 03.12.2016 (saturday)

Duration of exam:- 5 days

PS 2016 Pattern:-

( i)Civil Services (Preliminary) Examinations (Objective Type) for the
selection of candidates for Main Examination; and

(ii) Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the
selection of candidates for the various services and posts.

Preliminary Examination:-

The Examination shall comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each.

(i) Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions).

(ii) The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English. However, questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level will be tested through passages from English Language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.

Each paper will be of two hours duration. Blind candidates will however, be allowed an extra time of twenty minutes for each paper.

Main Examination:-

Paper-A (One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution). 300 Marks

Paper-B English 300 Marks Papers to be counted for merit

Paper-I Essay 250 Marks

Paper-II General Studies-I 250 Marks

(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)

Paper-III General Studies -II 250 Marks (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)

Paper-IV General Studies -III 250 Marks

(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

Paper-V General Studies -IV 250 Marks (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)

Paper-VI Optional Subject - Paper 1 250 Marks

Paper-VII Optional Subject - Paper 2 250 Marks

Sub Total (Written test) - 1750 Marks

Personality Test - 275 Marks

Grand Total - 2025 Marks

Candidates may choose any one of the optional subject
List of optional subjects for Main Examination:

(i) Agriculture
(ii) Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
(iii) Anthropology
(iv) Botany
(v) Chemistry
(vi) Civil Engineering
(vii) Commerce and Accountancy
(viii) Economics
(ix) Electrical Engineering
(x) Geography
(xi) Geology
(xii) History
(xiii) Law
(xiv) Management
(xv) Mathematics
(xvi) Mechanical Engineering
(xvii) Medical Science
(xviii) Philosophy
(xix) Physics
(xx) Political Science and International Relations
(xxi) Psychology
(xxii) Public Administration
(xxiii) Sociology
(xxiv) Statistics
(xxv) Zoology
(xxv) Literature of any one of the following languages:

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