Achievers IPS Academy is the top IPS Coaching Centre in Bangalore. We provide best IPS Coaching to Civil Service Aspirants. To become a Class 1 police officer in India, you need to clear the IPS (Indian Police Services) exam which is held by Union public service commission (UPSC) every year. It is a very competitive exam. So be prepared to work hard if you want to get selected.
The candidate should be a citizen of India/ Nepal/ Bhutan and a graduate in any disciple to apply. He should be between the Age of 21 – 32 years but the age is relaxed by 5 years for certain category (SC/ST) candidates.
Male: 165 cm & ST (not the SC/ OBC) – 160 cm
Female: 150 cm & ST (not SC/ OBC)- 145 cm
Male: Minimum 84 cm. Expansion 5 cm.
Female : Min 79 cm expansion 5 cm.
6/6 or 6/9 distant vision for good eye.
6/12 or 6/9 for worst eye. Near vision J 1 for good eye. J2 for worst eye.
The selected candidates are sent for a rigorous training in Mussoorie which lasts for almost 1 year. A part of training also takes part in Andhra Pradesh. They are trained in Indian Penal Codes, Special Laws, Criminology etc. The officers also have to undergo physical training while they are trained in theoretical subjects.
Once the new officers complete their training, they are allotted state cadre which means that they have to work within the state. The cadre system assign a state to each officer where he has to work. Being a central service, candidate can get a cadre from a different state than which they belong too. The trained officer are posted as Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) which is a Class 1 position. Most of the officer can expect to retire as ADGP (Addl. Director General of Police) or DGP (Director General of Police) as the promotion are mostly based on the seniority. An IPS officer can also go for deputation to central government posts.