Latest information on IPS 2019 exam with its notification, exam dates, eligibility, application form also including paper pattern, syllabus, test centres and IPS result.
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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conduct Competitive Examination for filling vacancies in the Indian Police Service (IPS).
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IPS Exam 2020 Dates/ Notification:-
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2020 -
Date of Notification - 12.02.2020
Last Date for receipt of Applications - 03.03.2020
Date of commencement of Exam - 31.05.2020, Sunday
Duration of Exam - 1 Day
Civil Services (Main) Examination 2020 -
Date of commencement of Exam - 18.09.2020, Friday
Duration of Exam - 5 Days.
UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam 2019 Notification Released -
Apply online at website - https://upsconline.nic.in from 19th February 2019 to 18th March 2019 till 18:00 Hrs.
UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam 2019 Date - 2nd June 2019, Sunday.
Civil Services (Main) Examination 2019
Date of Exam:- 20.09.2019 (FRIDAY)
Duration of Exam:- 5 DAYS
(a) must be a citizen of India or he/she must belong to such category of persons as may be, from time to time, be notified in this behalf by the Central Government ;
(b) have completed 05 years of continuous and actual service as Deputy Superintendent of Police in States under State Police Service or Assistant Commandants in Central Para Military Forces (Central Reserve Police Service, Border Security Force, Indo Tibet Border Police, Central Industrial Security Force and Sashastra Seema Bal) or Officers of the Rank of Captain or Major or equivalent in the Armed Forces.
(c) should have an unblemished service record.
(B) A candidate must not have attained the age of 35 years on the 1st August, 2012 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1977. However, the upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable upto a maximum of 01 year for Other Backward Classes category candidates and 02 years for candidates belonging to a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe. The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognized by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University, which must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate.
A candidate must hold a degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess anequivalent qualification.
IPS 2019 Exam Pattern:-
The Examination will comprise two components viz; Written Examination and Interview for Personality Test.
- Paper I - Objective Type - 2 hours duration - 200 Marks
- Paper II - Objective Type - 2 hours duration - 200 Marks
- Paper III - English Language Descriptive Type - 3 hours duration - 200 Marks
- Paper IV - Essay Descriptive Type - 3 hours duration - 200 Marks
- Paper V - General Studies Descriptive Type - 3 hours duration - 200 Marks
Interview - 200 Marks
IPS Exam Syllabus 2019:-
(a) Papers I and II (Objective Type)
(i) Both the question papers will be objective type (multiple choice questions).
(ii) The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English. However, questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
(iii) Details of the syllabi are indicated in Part A of Section II.
(iv) There will be negative marking for incorrect answers (as detailed below) for all questions except some of the questions where the negative marking will be inbuilt in the form of different marks being awarded to the most appropriate and not so appropriate answer for such questions.
(a) There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third (33%) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
(b) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happen to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.
(c) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
(B) Paper III, Paper IV and Paper V (Descriptive Type)
(a) Paper III :- English Language paper. This paper would be of Matriculation standard and qualifying in nature only. Its marks will not be counted for preparation of merit ranking.
(b) Paper IV :- Essay paper. It will comprise two essays, one on security aspect and the other on various developmental aspect of the society.
(c) Paper V:- General Studies paper covering various aspects like Elementary Principles of Public Law, State Policy, Fundamental Rights, Human Rights, Disaster Management, National Security etc.