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IPS Exam 2019 – 20 Application Form, Date, Age/Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

IPS Exam 2019

Indian Police Service Examination comes under Civil Services Examination category and is conducted by Union Public Service Commission. This time, IPS Exam is conducted on 02-06-2019 (Prelims) and on 20-09-2019 (Mains) will be conducting. For filling up IPS Application Form, candidate needs to fulfill eligibility conditions such as age, qualification etc. Do preparation from given exam pattern, syllabus to score good marks.

Latest Update: 

IPS Exam 2019 Prelims Result & Mains Detailed Application Form – Released!!

Candidates appeared in Civil Services Prelims Exam on 2nd June 2019 are informed that their IPS Result has been declared now. Check Civil Services Prelims Result and qualified candidates can fill up the Detailed Application Form (DAF-I) to appear for mains examination on 20-09-2019. Apply for DAF-I from 01-08-2019 to 16-08-2019 till 6:00 pm.

Download Here: IPS Result PDF through Civil Services Prelims

Apply Here, Online: DAF: Civil Services (Main) Exam, 2019 Form

Check Details: Civil Services Mains Detailed Application Form- I


IPS Exam 2020!!

UPSC has released exam calendar for year 2020. Candidates who want to appear for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 can apply for the application form from 12-02-2020 to till 03-03-2020. Civil Services Prelims Examination is of 1 day and will be held on 31-05-2020 (Sunday) while mains exam is for 5 days and will be on 18-09-2020.

Get Here: UPSC Civil Services (IPS 2020) Exam Dates

IPS Exam 2019 Dates

As, IPS 2020 Dates are released but still IPS 2019 Exam Procedure is going on. After the result of Civil Services Prelims 2019 Exam that was held on 02-06-2019, qualified contenders will be called for Mains 2019 Examination on 20-09-2019.

  • Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2019: 02-06-2019
  • Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2019: 20-09-2019

Get Here: UPSC Civil Services (IPS 2019) Exam Dates

Every year Union Public Service Commission conducts IPS Entrance Exam in 2 phases (Prelims/ Mains) to hire eligible and result oriented candidates for the posts of higher level police officials, especially concerned with the maintenance of law and order across the country.

IPS Exam

IPS officers Works in four major departments namely- Crime Investigation Department, Crime Branch, Home Guards and Traffic Bureau, your department will be deiced by the selection authority on the basis of your presentation in Interview session.

IPS Eligibility Criteria

To apply for Indian Police Service Exam 2019, a candidate must be a citizen of India.

For other services, a candidate must be either:—

(a) a citizen of India, or

(b) a subject of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

(d) a Tibetan refugee

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Minimum Education Qualification

Candidate applying for UPSC IPS Exam should have degree of any Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institute set up by an Act of Parliament or affirmed to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

IPS Age Limit

To appear in IPS 2019, your age should be as follows:

  • Minimum Age: 21 Years
  • Maximum Age: 32 years

Applying candidate’s age should not be earlier than 2nd August, 1987 and not later than 1st August, 1998.

Relaxation in Upper Age will be given as prescribed below:

  • SC/ST: upto a maximum of 5 years
  • OBC: upto a maximum of 3 years

For More Details, Read Out: IPS 2019 Notification

Application Fee

To apply for IPS Entrance Exam, candidates have to pay application fee of Rs. 100/-. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/ Female/Physically Handicapped category are exempted for payment of fee. The payment of application fee can be done through proper channel as mentioned in notification of IPS.

Plan of Examination

IPS Exam is conducted in two phases:

1. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

In this, the paper consists of multiple choice questions and carries a maximum of 400 marks. Negative marking will be there for incorrect answers and one-third (0.33) of the marks will be deducted for wrong answer. Qualifying candidates of prelims exam are eligible to appear for mains exam.

2. Main Examination (Written and Interview)

Written examination will have 9 papers of conventional essay type and qualifying candidates of written test can appear for interview round. Interview Round will carry 275 marks. Final ranking will be done on the basis of written test and interview.

IPS Exam Pattern

IPS Preliminary Exam Pattern:

  • Examination comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each. Both the question papers will have objective type (multiple choice questions).
  • Question papers will be set both in Hindi and English.
  • Each paper will be of two hours duration
  • Blind candidates will however, be allowed an extra time of twenty minutes for each paper.
Paper – IGeneral Studies – Will be counted for qualifying to the Mains exam200 MarksTwo Hours
Paper- II (CSAT)Aptitude Test – Of qualifying nature, must score at least 33%. Marks not counted for going to mains.200 MarksTwo Hours

IPS Mains Exam Pattern:

AOne of the Indian languages listed below, to be selected by the candidate (Qualifying)300
BEnglish (Qualifying)300
IIGeneral Studies I250
IIIGeneral Studies II250
IVGeneral Studies III250
VGeneral Studies IV250
VI, VII2 papers on subjects to be selected by the candidate from the list of optional subjects below (250 marks for each paper)500
Sub Total (Written Test)1750
Personality Test (Interview)275
Total Marks2025

Check Related Links

IPS SyllabusGet Here
IPS Officer SalaryGet Here
How To Become IPS OfficerGet Here
All UPSC NotificationGet Here

How to apply for IPS Exam?

Candidates can fill IPS 2019 Application Form by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit official portal of Union Public Service Commission i.e.
  • Press On “Recruitment” section from menu bar and hit on “Active Examinations”.
  • Visit the appropriate link from the opened page i.e. Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2019.
  • Read all the details from IPS Notification.
  • For applying online, visit the website i.e.
  • Now, you have to hit on online application link to do IPS Online Registration.
  • After filling IPS Registration Form, upload necessary documents along with IPS Online Application form.
  • Make payment of fee, take a preview of form.
  • Submit application form & carry hard copy of it for further use.

Get Here: IPS Online Application Form Link

Check Out: UPSC Civil Services Examination-2019 Link

IPS Exam Date 2019

Release Date of Notification19/02/2019
Last Date for Receipt of Applications18/03/2019 – 6:00pm
IPS Admit Card (Preliminary Examination)Released Now
IPS Result (Preliminary Examination)Declared
IPS Prelims Exam Date02/06/2019
IPS Mains Exam Date20-09-2019


Candidates are suggested to visit Official link to get rest details about IPS Exam 2019 – 2020. If you have any query related to the content available on this page then you can drop your comment in comment box; our experts will solve your query as soon as possible.

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14 Responses to "IPS Exam 2019 – 20 Application Form, Date, Age/Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern"

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