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18th November 2015, 01:54 PM
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What qualification is needed for being an IPS officer? Which books should be referred for entrance preparation?


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Kindly give me the full details of the qualification required to become an IPS officer? Also tell me what all the books are to be referred for IPS entrance exam?





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18th November 2015, 05:03 PM
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Qualification required for IPS Officer :
  • Candidate must have passed graduation from any recognised university.
  • There is no minimum percentage criteria.
  • Age of candidate must be from 21 to 30 years. Relaxation in age is also there as per government norms.

List of recommended books for preparation of IPS examination :
  • General Studies: Preliminary Examination Topic Wise Solved Question Papers by Upscportal
  • UPSC Civil Services (Pre) 17 years Botany by Editorial Compilation, Arihant
  • UPSC IAS Civil Services Exam by G. K. Publications Pvt. Ltd
  • UPSC. Civil Services: Preliminary Examination by Sura college of competition
  • UPSC Syllabus Civil Service Examination by Student Aid Publications
  • CSAT: General Studies 2012 by Arun Sharma, Madhukar Kumar Bhagat, Hari Mohan Prasad, Abhijit Guha
  • General Studies Preparation for IAS by Arihant Publications
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18th November 2015, 07:17 PM
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To become an IPS officer, you must have to appear in IPS examination which is conducted by UPSC every year. Eligibility criteria required to appear in IPS examination is mentioned below :-

1. You must be a citizen of India.

2. You must have obtained a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

3. You must have attained the minimum age of 21 years and must not have crossed the maximum age of 30 years. Upper age relaxation is applicable to reserved category candidates as per government rules.

Books for IPS preparation :-
--> Civil Service Examination by Learningexpress Llc
Publisher :- Learning Express

--> Civil Service Examination by By : Dr. Vijay Agarwal
Publisher :- Upkar Prakashan

--> Civil Services Planner
Publisher :- Unique Publishers

--> Civil Services Examination Syllabus by Gkp
Publisher :- G. K. Publications Pvt. Ltd

--> Civil Service Exams by Kaplan
Publisher :- Kaplan Publishing

--> Civil Service Examination by Chandresh Agrawal
Publisher :- Priynka Prakashan
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18th November 2015, 08:59 PM
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Dear Whom so ever,

Kindly give me the full details of the qualification required to become an IPS officer? Also tell me what all the books are to be referred for IPS entrance exam?
IPS stands for Indian Police Service.

If you have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university then you are eligible for IPS exam.

Your age should be in between 21 years to 30 years for general candidates. Age relaxation is given below -

5 years relaxation for SC/ST candidates
3 years relaxation for OBC Candidates
10 years relaxation for PHC candidates
5 years relaxation for Ex-serviceman

Books for IPS exam:-

Civil Services Planner
Publisher :- Unique Publishers
Price :- Rs. 104

Civil Services Examination Syllabus by Gkp
Publisher :- G. K. Publications Pvt. Ltd
Price :- Rs. 45

Civil Service Exams by Kaplan
Publisher :- Kaplan Publishing
Price :- Rs. 875

Civil Service Examination by Chandresh Agrawal
Publisher :- Priynka Prakashan
Price :- Rs. 312

Civil Service Examination by Learningexpress Llc
Publisher :- Learning Express
Price :- Rs. 903

Civil Service Examination by By : Dr. Vijay Agarwal
Publisher :- Upkar Prakashan
Price :- Rs. 90
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18th November 2015, 11:38 PM
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Dear Whom so ever,

Kindly give me the full details of the qualification required to become an IPS officer? Also tell me what all the books are to be referred for IPS entrance exam?
Qualification Needed:

# Nationality
# Age Limit
# Educational Qualification
# Physical Standard

-> Nationality standard states that candidate should have a citizenship in India.

-> Age limit needed is 21-30 years for general category candidate and there are relaxation for other category candidates.

-> For SC/ST it is 21-35 years and for OBC it is 21-33 years.

-> Educational qualification needed for IPS exam is, candidate should have completed a degree from a recognized university.

-> Physical Standard:



-> Eye Standards for IPS:



If you satisfy them all then you can apply for the IPS Exam. There are certain amount attempts which are allowed for IPS exam and they are:
  • For General : 6
  • For OBC : 9
  • For SC/ST : No Limit

Candidates are selected through:
  1. Written Exam
  2. Personal Interview
  3. Physical Test

To know more click HERE
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