(Info) Civil Service Exam : Indian Police Service (IPS)

Civil 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 – 70%, promotion 30%).
- The selected candidates' training ground is at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy .

Functions of IPS Officers

Day-to-day 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 laws etc.