Tips for becoming IPS Officer

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An IPS Officer in India certainly beholds the best position, reputation as well as executive power of law & order. The IPS examination known to be as the highest level of examination in order to become IPS Officer in India.  The IPS examination is being conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) New Delhi.

One may not necessarily have an idea but there are millions of young people who wish to become IPS Officer & serve the country. On the other hand, there are many people who are not able to pass this IPS examination due to its level of difficulty as well as lack of confidence. Well, with this we come to know immense preparation & confidence is required to become Indian Police Service (IPS) Officer.

It is a wrong notion that after becoming IPS Officer, one holds lots of power, but is not completely true. It is known that power comes with great responsibility. Thus if one really feels the power within  as well as the responsibility to serve the nation, then you must become IPS Officer. Listed below are few of the Tips for becoming IPS Officer.

Tips for becoming IPS Officer

A candidate (Indian citizen) must have passed minimum Graduation from recognized University in India as well as belong to the age group of 21-30 years while appearing for the exam. There are mainly two steps while clearing the IPS examination.

  1. CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test)
  2. Main written test + Interview

It thus becomes really important to clear the Preliminary exams initially to reach up to Final written exam & Interview. There is no separate exam for IPS Officer but there is a joint exam for various higher posts in Indian Government. A candidate is allowed to make four attempts (SC/ST- no restrictions on no. of attempts & OBC- 7 attempts)

Candidates must make an attempt to go through as many General Knowledge books & IPS Books as possible. Revision is of utmost importance. Along with it, there are also many magazines that shall provide guidelines to candidates who are willing to take up IPS exam.

Keep a track of National as well as International news & the latest updates being brought before. Topics such as politics, economics & business should be focused extensively. Getting professional guidance by enrolling in an Institute can be a good idea.  Form a study circle by gaining some useful information from some serious IPS aspirants. Discussions as well as debates on any particular topic can be held in order to sharpen your analytical skills & be presentable. While writing for the Main examination, practice writing answers extensively.

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