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The Indian Police Service or the IPS is generally believed to be one of the 3 All India Services of the government of India. The IPS was formed in the year 1948. The Indian Police Service Examination is a part of the civil services examination which is conducted by the union public service commission each and everywhere.
IPS 2019 Exam Dates
|Exam Notification Date Announced||19th February 2019|
|Application form date availability||19th February 2019|
|Online Application Form Last date Submission||18th March 2019|
|Admit Card for Prelims||June 2019|
|Exam Date of Preliminary Exam||2nd June 2019 (1 Day)|
|Result for Prelims exam Announce||August 2019|
|Main Exam Admit Card download||September 2019|
|Main Exam Date Announce||20th September 2019 (5 Days)|
|Civil Services Exam 2019 Final Result Declare||January 2020|
Application Form for IPS 2019
The Application Form for the UPSC (IPS) Mains Exam 2019 Application is provided at a special link, which is active only when the application forms are made available at the official website of the UPSC. The candidate (except female/SC/ST) should pay the application fees of 200 in order to have the registration completed.
The candidate should also make sure that they have all the required documents kept ready which are self-attested (or attested by gazetted officer) mentioning the date along with the signature before going ahead and applying online at the given link.
The candidates must be sure that they are filling in the right information that have been asked in the application, as these are details that will then take them to the next procedure of hiring. Once the candidate has chosen the optional subjects, there is no way where they can go ahead and change it.
The candidates are requested to have a printout taken before going ahead and submitting the application. The candidate must have extra copies of the photograph that have submitted while filling in the online application form. He/she is required to take additional copies to the examination centre.
The candidates who wish to apply for the post of the IPS and the IAS Civil Services Examination 2019 should make sure that they are a citizen of India, Bhutan and Nepal.
The candidate’s age should be minimum 21 years old and the maximum age of 32 as on 1st of august in the year of the examination.
The candidates should be a graduate from any recognised university or having a qualification that is been recognised by the central government.
Any candidate who has obtained a degree from an overseas university that is not just recognised but even well known by the
Association of the Indian Universities are also eligible to appear for the civil service examination 2019.
The government has recently made a restriction on the number of times the candidate could apply for this examination.
The candidates who are from the general category applicant can appear six times for this examination, whereas the candidates belonging to the OBC category can appear nine times for this examination, and the last but not the least the candidates who are belonging to the SC/ST category have the benefit of appearing unlimited times for this examination till he or she attains an age of thirty-seven years.
Admit Card for IPS 2019
The candidates are requested to visit the official website in order to gain the admit card for the IPS 2019 examination. The admit card will be in a PDF format and the candidates can have it downloaded directly from the website.
The candidates are requested to have a printout of the admit card taken and have it saved for the future. The candidates are requested to carry the admit card along with them in order to be a part of the examination.
IPS Syllabus for 2019 Examination
Let’s go through a systematic pattern in order to understand the paper pattern and the syllabus for each of the subjects being involved in the IPS Examination 2019.
PAPER I (Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus)
- This is a paper for 200 marks
- The duration of this examination is 2 hours
- It is an objective type paper.
The Subjects included in the paper are
- The recent events that are taking place in the national and the international level and something that are of greater importance.
- The Indian history that again involves the ancient, medieval, and the modern era especially the Indian National Movement.
- The geographical aspects of India and also the world.
- General Science
- Environmental study that again involves ecology, biodiversity, and climate changes.
- Political science that involves how the governance is formed within the houses, how the Indian constitution was formulated, the political system, the panchayat raj system their role and importance in today’s Indian and public policy, the rights to the individuals and more.
- The Economic and Social Development of the Society along with the other social issues like poverty, unemployment, child marriage, demographics and social sector.
- Initiatives and how have they been causing a major impact on the economic growth of the country.
PAPER II (Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus)
- The paper 2 is also of 200 marks.
- The duration is again 2 hours
- It is again an objective type examination.
The questions asked during this examination will be from the following
- Comprehensive passage writing.
- Questions related to social skills and some from the communication skills.
- Questions that require logical reasoning and analytical ability
- Your skills on decision making and how you will be able to deal with a specific kind of a problem will also be checked.
- The mental ability of dealing with pressure.
- Class X Basic numeracy, the numbers and their relations, the order of magnitude etc. There will also be questions where you will have to interpret the data and will be given in the form of charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.
- English language comprehension
- Everything in the class 10 syllabus that is actually not so difficult.
PAPER III (Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus)
- The paper 2 is also of 200 marks.
- The duration is again 3 hours.
- Paper 3 includes qualifying test and descriptive test.
- The main purpose of this paper is to know the ability of the candidate in terms of reading and interrupting the excursive prose and comprehension.
- The candidates will have to express their ideas clearly while dealing with paper III of the examination.
The pattern of the question will be like
- Precis writing- it is to cut short big paragraphs and abstracting the main idea of the passage.
- Usage and Vocabulary,
- To make comprehension of given passage,
- This paper is compulsory to be attempted in only English.
PAPER-IV (Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus)
- It is an Essay writing paper.
- This paper is of 300 marks.
- It is a descriptive paper as it will check your innovative thoughts, vocabulary, word formation and many such qualities.
This paper contains following things
- In this paper, Candidates are supposed to write two essays.
- Among the two essays, one topic will be related to Indian Society or Politics or Economics or Development & Growth and such related aspects.
- The next topic will be related to security and related matters. Candidates here are expected to keep the content of their essay closely to the subject they select to write. There should be continued in their paragraphs and some meaningful content should be present. There should be a systematic fashion. No credit will be given for fictitious thoughts, their views should be effective and practicable.
PAPER V (Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus)
- General Studies, this paper is of 200 marks.
- The duration of this paper is 3 hours and it is also a descriptive type paper.
In this paper you will have to attend the following questions
- The first question requires the concise and succinct ideas about History and Geography of India.
- The next part will include questions related to Constitution of India. You also need to study Indian polity to answer this section of the question. The question can also be based on the constitution, legal, administrative and other issues emerging from the political-administrative system existing in India.
- The part of question paper will check your social awareness, the prevalent National issues and the topics of present scenario. The topics may include 1. Issues on how to have good governance and answerability to the citizens, maintenance of human rights and integrity in public life.
- Issues related to the environment, conservation of natural resources and protection of national heritage saying the ecological system.
3. Issues related to the Indian economy, economic planning, convention and re-use of resources, nation’s economic growth, development, and employment.
4. Issues arising from the social and economic exemption of large sections from the benefits of development.
5. Other issues relating to the development and management of human resource.
6. Solutions relating to easy enforcement of the law, state security, and communal Harmony.
- The solution for conflicts arising due to diversity in India, unity among diversity and pluralism. Solutions for conflicts due to political, social, economic and cultural issues.
- Emerging social changes related to governance and democratic rights and privileges of citizens.
- Issues which can affect the security of Nation: Measures for new growing crimes like -white-collar crime and cybercrime, money laundering and tax havens. Better use of technology in crime prevention, detection, investigation, and solution. Effective use of weapons and weapons training that a uniformed officer should be aware of.
Measures that can be and should be taken for food, water, and energy security, ideas to avoid food adulteration, management during any calamities and rehabilitation measures that can be taken at that time, Technological self-reliance as a part of security objectives. Advancement that can be done in defence forces to prevent against terrorism and militancy.
- The last part is related to statistical analysis, graph and diagrams it is to check the candidates capacity to make conclusions from information. They have to extract the solutions in statistical, graphical or diagram form and to interpret them.
Complete Overview of the IPS Syllabus
Preliminary exam: Basic info about the preliminary exam:
- Marks of the preliminary exam are not counted for final marks.
- Candidates should attempt two papers(paper 1 & paper 2) which are compulsory.
- Both the papers are of 200 marks.
- The questions will be of multiple choice.
- The questions will be objective type.
- It is necessary for candidate to score minimum 33% in paper 2 if fails to score minimum marks than the candidate won’t be able to attempt for its main
- Both the paper will be of two hours duration.
- There is Negative Marking in the prelims and 1/3rd of marks allotted for every question is reduced from your score if you get it wrong.
Mains exam – Basic info about the Main exam
- Your main exam will consist of 9 papers.
- You will have Two qualifying papers of 300 marks each.
- Marks of qualifying paper will not be considered or counted.
- Rest other 7 subjects will be of 250 marks each.
Candidates may choose any ONE optional subject from amongst the list of subjects are given below:
|Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science||History|
|Civil Engineering||Mechanical Engineering|
|Commerce and Accountancy||Medical Science|
|Geography||Political Science and International Relations|
|Sociology||Statistics & Zoology|
Literature of any one of the following languages: