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Table of Content
How to Become an IPS Officer
Eligibility to become an IPS Officer
Salary of IPS Officer
Powers and Responsibilities of IPS Officer
Training of IPS Officer
- Crime Branch
- Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW)
- Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
- Home Guards
- Traffic Bureau and more.
|IAS Eligibility||IAS Salary||IAS Cut Off||IAS Exam Pattern|
- Nationality: A candidate should be a citizen of India.
- Age Limit: The candidate should be between 21-37 years of age depending on the category you fall under:
- General candidates must be 21-32 years of age.
- OBC candidates must be 21-35 years of age.
- SC/ST candidates must be 21-37 years of age.
- Age limits for the physically handicapped are set at 42, 45, and 47 years of age for General, OBC, and SC/ST categories, respectively.
- Minimum Educational Qualification: The minimum qualification of a candidate is a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification from any recognized University.
a. Length: The length of a male candidate should be at least 165 centimetres. SC / OBC candidates of 160 cm can also apply. At the same time, the length of the female candidates should be 150 centimetres. A 145 cm SC / OBC female candidate can also apply.
b. Chest: At least 84 centimetres for men. At least 79 centimetres for women.
c. Eye site: Healthy eye vision should be 6/6 or 6/9.
A vision of weak eyes should be 6/12 or 6/9.
Also, read the full form of the following:
|Post||Salary as per 7th Pay Commission|
|Director-General of Police||Rs. 2,25,000.00|
|Additional Director General of Police||Rs. 2,05,400.00|
|Inspector-General of Police||Rs. 1,44,200.00|
|Deputy Inspector General of Police||Rs. 1,31,100.00|
|Senior Superintendent of Police||Rs. 78,800.00|
|Additional Superintendent of Police||Rs. 67,700.00|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police||Rs. 56,100.00|
- IPS officers Lead and command the Central Police Organizations like Intelligence Bureau, Central Bureau of Investigation, Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, National Security Guard, Vigilance Organizations etc.
- IPS officers Lead and command the civil and armed police forces in all the states and union territories.
- IPS officers Serve at public sector undertakings both at centre and states, and the RAW and policy making levels in the Ministries and Departments of Central and State governments.
- IPS officers are required to interact and coordinate closely with the members of other All India Services and Central Civil Services and also with the Armed Forces.
- An IPS officer possesses the law and rules. An IPS officer has powers similar to that of an SHO (Station House Officer); they can take over investigation either by suo-moto or as per the instructions of the government.
Maintaining law and order
Disaster and crisis management
Security of VIPs
After the Foundation Course, IPS Officer trainees go to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) Hyderabad.
The duration of the training is two and a half years.