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IPS Syllabus 2018 Indian Police Service New Syllabi Pre/Mains Exam Pattern PDF


IPS Syllabus

IPS Syllabus 2018: Like IAS, Indian Police Service too makes an essential part of Indian System. To crack IPS Exam is not an easy task. But complete knowledge of IPS Syllabus and IPS Exam Pattern will make the exam easy. So, those who want to qualify the Indian Police Service Exam with good marks should prepare from below given new Indian Police Service Syllabus. This page will give you an overview of complete IPS Syllabi (Pre and Main) and IPS Paper Pattern which is officially released by UPSC.

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IPS Syllabus

The given syllabus is quite helpful for the aspirants to prepare well for the exam as with the help of it candidates can make proper study plan and follow it accordingly. So candidates are suggested to pay attention to the below given details and make their proper schedule, must go through it thoroughly..
  • Paper I: General Studies
  • Paper II: Language Exam
  • Paper III: General English
  • Paper IV: Essay
  • Paper V, VI, VII, VIII and IX: Optional Subjects
IPS Pre Exam Syllabus

Paper I - General Studies
Current events of national and international importance
History of India and Indian National Movement
Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World
Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
General Science
Paper II- Language Exam
Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Decision making and problem solving
General mental ability
Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X level)
English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).
Paper III: General English
Precis Writing
Usage and Vocabulary
Paragraphs writing etc
Paper IV: Essay
Candidates will be required to write two Essays.
Indian Society/politics/ Economy/Development, Growth and related aspects and second topic related to security and related matters

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IPS Pre Exam Pattern
  • The Examination shall comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each:
  • Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions).
  • 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.
  • Each paper will be of two hours duration. Blind candidates will however, be allowed an extra time of twenty minutes for each paper

IPS Main Exam Syllabus

Paper-A: This paper will contain one of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution.

Paper-B English: In this paper marks to be counted for merit.

Paper-I Essay:

In this exam candidates have to write essay. Essay will be written on the topics Indian Society/ politics/ Economy/ Development, Indian Growth etc.

Paper-II General Studies-I:
  • Indian Heritage and Culture
  • History and Geography of the World and Society
Paper-III General Studies –II:
  • Governance
  • Constitution
  • Polity
  • Social Justice and International relations
Paper-IV General Studies –III:
  • Technology
  • Economic Development
  • Bio-diversity
  • Environment
  • Security and Disaster Management
Paper-V General Studies –IV:
  • Ethics
  • Integrity and Aptitude
Paper-VI & VII Optional Subject:

This paper will contain Optional Subject. List of optional subjects for Main Examination is given below. You may check the list by going through this page.

Main Examination Pattern:

Paper-A (One of the Indian Language)
300 Marks
Paper-B English
300 Marks
Paper-I Essay
250 Marks
Paper-II General Studies-I
250 Marks
Paper-III General Studies -II
250 Marks
Paper-IV General Studies -III
250 Marks
Paper-V General Studies -IV
250 Marks
Paper-VI Optional Subject - Paper 1
250 Marks
Paper-VII Optional Subject - Paper 2
250 Marks
List of Optional subjects for Main Examination

Candidates may choose any one of the optional subject:
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Literature of any one of the following languages:
Sub Total (Written test)
 1750 Marks
Personality Test
 275 Marks
Grand Total
 2025 Marks

UPSC IPS Syllabus for Interview Test
  • Those applicants who will qualify the UPSC Main examination will be only eligible for Interview Test or Personality Test.
  • You will be interviewed by Union Public Service Commission members will have before them a record of your career. You will be asked questions on matters of general interest.
  • The objective of this UPSC Interview is to assess your personal suitability for your further career in public service. This test will judge your mental ability.
  • This interview test will reveal not only your intellectual qualities but also social traits and your interest in current affairs.
  • Your interview test is not planned to be a test either of specialized or general knowledge which has been already tested through their written papers.
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