Police

The Indian Police Service or IPS is one of the three All India Services of the Government of India. The IPS was formed in the year 1948. The cadre controlling authority for the IPS is the Ministry of Home Affairs.

IPS Exam
The Indian Police Service examination is a part of the Civil Services Examination which is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission each year.

IPS Officer
An IPS (Indian Police Service) officer carries out his/her responsibilities by

An IPS (Indian Police Service) officer carries out his/her responsibilities by safeguarding public
IPS Officer serves for the state & central as well. Their primary duty is to maintain peace among public
The IPS gives more importance to law and order, which, at the district level, is a collective responsibility of IPS and IAS officers; detecting and preventing crime; and traffic control, preventing drug, accident prevention, and management etc.
Their main role is to lead and commanding the Indian Intelligence Agencies like Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), Intelligence Bureau (IB), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Criminal Investigation Department (CID) etc., Indian Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, Civil and Armed Police Forces in all the states and union territories
Branches in IPS
In order to fulfill these functions efficiently, responsibly and systematically, the IPS service is divided into various functional departments such as Crime Branch, Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Home Guards, Traffic Bureau.

IPS Exam Highlights
The Indian Police Service (IPS) selection will be made through the Civil Services Examination (CSE) conduct by the UPSC along with more than 20 services. The application process and selection process is common for all the services. Approximately, over eight lakh candidates apply for the IPS exam.

The selection process for the IPS includes the preliminary, main examination and an interview/personality test. Every year, the selection process will begin in the month of June with preliminary and conclude in April. The final merit list for the CSE will be released in May. See pacificdreamscapes.com for more.