IPS 2016 Application Form, Exam Dates, Preparation, Online, Syllabus, Results, Eligibility


It is a dream of every Indian to clear civil services exam and become as IPS.The organizer of civil service examination is Union Service Public Commission (UPSC).

From Current year 2011, UPSC is planning to introduce CSAT (civil Service Aptitude test) for selecting the candidates for highly responsible jobs  like IPS. This CSAT exam checks the logical reasoning, current affairs, arithmetic ability and decision making skills of the candidates.

The announcement of the examination will be given in all leading newspaper in the country. A person must be an Indian or a citizen of Nepal/Bhutan to write this exam. More over the concern person must be a graduate. If person is not a graduate e/she is not eligible to take up this exam. More over the applicant must attain 21 years of age & not more than 30 years of age. The applicant must be physically fiat as the norms of UPSC.

The examination procedure is quite different from other exam. In order to get selected a candidate needs to clear 3 stages. The 1st stage is a Preliminary exam. The stage one is further divided into 2 papers. The paper 1 consists of 150 marks for which questions will be asked from general studies that have to be completed within 180 minutes. The paper 2 consists of 300 marks for which questions will be asked from optional subjects that have to be completed within 180 minutes.

If the candidates passed the first stage then he /she will be selected to attend the main exam which is nothing but Stage 2.The stage 2 consists of 9 papers and the duration for each paper is 180 minutes. The papers are Language (candidate opted), English, Essay writing, General Studies (2 Papers), Optional subjects opted by the candidates (4 Papers).

If the candidate clears this stage, then they will be called for the final stage which is Interview. A panel of members check the ability of the candidate and assess them for 300 marks. Finally all the marks obtained by the candidates in the all stages will be totalled and the merit list will be declared. Based upon the marks the candidates will be appointed in civil services accordingly.

Ips 2016 Important Dates

Ips 2016 notification release on 4-02-2012

ips 2016 application form availabe from 04-02-2012

last date for submitting application form 5-03-2012

Preliminary exam – 20-05-2012

Final Exam – 5- 10 – 2012

More information : www.upsc.gov.in/

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