Indian Public Service (IPS) Exam Sample Papers

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IPS Exam Model Papers


Indian Police Service (IPS) exam is a civil service examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission. IPS service has an outer surface that reflects only few attributes like comfortable job and numerous benefits. The procedure to become IPS is same as IAS. IPS comprises of higher level police officials, especially concerned with the maintenance of law and order across the Country.

IPS Paper Pattern

IPS exam paper is divided into two parts with five papers on whole that is:

Part A: Objective Type

  • Paper I MCQs (200 Marks, 2 hours)
  • Paper II MCQs (200 Marks, 2 hours)

Part B: Descriptive Type

  • Paper III English Language (200 Marks, 3 hours)
  • Paper IV Essay (200 Marks, 3 hours)
  • Paper V General (200 Marks, 3 hours)

IPS Syllabus

Part A: Objective Type

Paper I

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc
  • Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc
  • General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization
  • General Science

Paper II

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc.)
  • English Language Comprehension skills

Part B: Descriptive Type

Paper III English

  • Comprehension of given passages
  • Precis Writing
  • Usage and Vocabulary
  • Paragraphs writing

Paper IV Essay

  • Essay topics related to Indian Society, politics, Economy, Development, Growth and others

Paper V General Studies

  • Current Affairs, Indian Economy, History, Geography of India, National Security, Law and more

IPS Sample Papers

Below are IPS Exam previous year question papers in PDF format for your reference:

IPS Exam Sample Question Paper for Objective Paper I
IPS Exam Sample Question Paper for Objective Paper II
IPS Exam Sample Question Paper for English Descriptive Paper III
IPS Exam Sample Question Paper for Essay Descriptive Paper IV
IPS Exam Sample Question Paper for General Studies Descriptive Paper III

Hope above sample question papers of IPS Exam may help you to prepare for your upcoming IPS examination. If you have any query, feel free to share with us through your comments.

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