Service Exam : Indian
Police Service (IPS)
The Indian Police Service (IPS) was formed in the year of 1948.
- It is one of the three All India Services.(The other two are Indian Forest
Services and Indian Administrative Services)
- The cadre controlling authority is Ministry of Home Affairs.
- Cadre size: 3549 posts (direct recruitment â€“ 70%, promotion 30%).
- The selected candidates' training ground is at
of IPS Officers
duties, particularly in the areas of maintenance of public peace and order,
crime prevention, investigation, and detection, collection of intelligence, VIP
security, border policing, railway policing, smuggling, drug trafficking,
economic offences, corruption in public life, disaster management, enforcement
of socio-economic legislation, bio-diversity and protection of environmental