IPS Full Form : What is Full Form of IPS in Hindi & English

IPS Full Form

Full Form of  IPS is Indian Police Service. It is one of the most prestigious and honored services.

UPSC conduct civil services examination for selecting candidates. Selected candidates get an opportunity to make their nation a better place by improving the issue faced by the peoples of that nation and play an important role in the form of the Commsioner etc.  IPS officers at various levels of administration play vital roles in conducting free, fair and smooth elections in India under the direction of Election Commission of India and states

The civil services are divided into two categories:

  1. Covenanted: The Covenanted civil service consisted of only white British civil servants occupying the higher posts in the government.
  2. Uncovenanted: The Uncovenanted civil service takes actions for entry for lower rung for Indians in the administration.

At the time of the partition of India, the Indian Civil Service was divided between India and Pakistan. The part of India is known as the Indian Police Service while the part of Pakistan is known as the “Civil Service of Pakistan”.

How to become IPS?

This stage goes through 3 phases. Exam is conducted by UPSC it consist of:

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview

It is necessary to crack these 3 level to be an IPS officer. This requires a great hard work.

Eligibility for IPS

Education: The candidates must have a degree from recognized university in any discipline the candidates who are writing their final degree exam can also apply for this exam. Candidates with professional and technical qualifications recognized by the Government as equivalent to professional and technical degrees.

Nationality: For the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.

There is a raise in the upper age limit and number of attempts of applicants.

IPS Age limit:

General-The maximum age for a candidate is 32 years.

OBC- The maximum age for a candidate is 35 years.

SC/ST- The maximum age for a candidate is 37 years.

Physically handicapped- The maximum age for a candidate is 42,45 and 47 years for general, OBC, SC/ST respectively.

A number of attempts in IPS Exam :

General-6 attempts

OBC-9 attempts

SC/ST- unlimited number of attempts

Physically handicapped- 9 attempts for general and OBC, while unlimited for SC/ST

How to Apply for the IPS Exam?

After ensuring you meet the eligibility criteria for IPS exam you can apply online (only) at http://upsc.gov.in, The application form is only available online after the publishing of the exam notification by UPSC and is available for 20-25 days since issuing of the notification.


The remuneration of Indian Police Service (IPS) officer is based on the designation which they hold.

1.For the Director General of Police or say Commissioner of Police (name of the state) his salary is 80,000 INR (consolidated) and there is no grade payment.

2.Additional Director General of Police or Special Commissioner of Police enjoys the salary of 37,400-67,000 INR along with grade pay of 12,000 INR

3.Inspector General of Police/Joint Commissioner of Police has the salary of 37,400-67,000 INR along with grade pay of 10,000 INR.

4.Deputy Inspector General of Police also designated under the sate government as Additional Commissioner of Police, his salary is 37,400-67,000 INR along with grade pay of 8,900 INR.

5.Senior Superintendent of Police who is also designated as Deputy Commissioner of Police, his salary is 15,600-39,100 INR along with grade pay of 8,700 INR

6.Superintendent of Police or say Deputy Commissioner of Police enjoys the salary of 15,600-39,000 INR along with grade pay of 7,600 INR.

7.Additional Superintendent of Police also can be called as Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police under the state government, his salary is 15,600-39,000 INR along with grade pay of 6,600 INR.

The salary structure consists of following pay scales:

  • Junior scale
  • Senior time scale
  • Junior administrative grade
  • Selection grade
  • Super time scale
How to prepare for examination

There will be a lot of hard work to be put to get the better results the syllabus is very vast. Just know the technique how to learn?? How to remember?? What to study?? From where to study?? You need to go through your whole syllabus know the basics first then move forward and learn deeply. Keep noting whatever you study by highlighting main points which are easy for you to remember this will help a lot in your exam.

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