How to become an IPS officer after 12th class-

There are many school students who want become an IPS officer just after passing the 12th exam. But some of them are not well aware about the IPS exam eligibility , Age limit , Qualification and other required terms. So I decided to explain you each and everything about IPS exam process and how you can become an IPS officer.

IPS officer’s are role model for most of the youths in our country, the power and responsibility an IPS officer carries with him makes this job very attractive for young minds. Those who want to serve the nation by joining IPS, this post will make you understand about all the aspect of IPS job and life of an IPS officer.

Can you apply for IPS officer after 12th ?

The basic educational qualification to become an IPS officer is graduation degree from any recognized university. So if you are just 12th pass , you have to take admission in college and get graduation degree then you can apply for this post. I think i have cleared your doubt about the main question .

If you already have passed graduation you can apply for IPS post through UPSC website. UPSC which is union public service commission conducts civil services exam every year which starts in the months of june and ends in december.

About IPS Exam Process ?

UPSC CSE exam consists of three stages Prelims , mains and interview. You have to clear all the stages with good marks and make your name in the top list. There are around 1000 post every year for IAS, IPS ,IRS ,IFS and other post so if you want become an IPS officer , you have to secure high marks and top rank under top 300 to get IPS post.

How to become an ips officer 12th in first attempt?

Clearing IPS exam in first attempt is goal for most of the aspirants but it takes hard work and focussed approach towards this exam. You can clear IPS exam in one year if you follow the right approach , right kind of UPSC books, right kind of guidance with well planned time-table.

As you know UPSC exam is one of the most difficult exam in India and you need to prepare for it by following some of the basic rule suggested by UPSC Toppers and exyerts who are guiding aspirants since last 15 to 20 years. These rules are given below so try to note them down for future reference.

  • Make your mind for this exam and start preparing with full dedication.
  • Read NCERT of class 9th to 12th .( specially science and social science ).
  • Read Best books for UPSC exam.
  • Make good notes for UPSC exam.
  • Try to give at least 5 to 7 hours daily to complete UPSC syllabus.
  • Read Compete UPSC syllabus/IPS syllabus and make a hard copy of it and memorize.
  • Give sufficient mock test before exam.

By following these steps , you have done half of your preparation and your success chances increase manifold. There are large number of aspirants who fail in this exam because they are not aware about the actual process of exam. IPS exam takes around one year in completion and you have to study hard and for longer hours to make your name in the final list.

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Eligibility to become an ips officer after 12th-

You need graduation degree and your age should be minimum 21 years while applying for this exam. There are various other requirement for IPS post given in this article. Read more about IPS exam eligibility here. Once you fulfill all the eligibility for IPS exam , you are advised to start your preparation soon.

There are 6 attempts given to general category aspirants and other have many more based on their category. So you have ample opportunity to clear this exam and become an IPS officer.

Age limit for ips exam is also not an issue because currently UPSC has set 32 year higher age limit for UPSC exam to become an IPS officer and other category have some more year in upper age limit .

You need not to worry about all the eligibility related questions but you need to focus on your preparation and clearing this exam in time.

IPS Exam Syllabus ?

IPS exam syllabus is well-defined but still there are some topics which covers a wide range of issues so it is better to get hold of a hard copy of IPS syllabus for all the papers. Current affairs section comprises more than 50% of prelims and 60% to 70 % of mains questions , so prepare this section very carefully. Click here to download IPS exam syllabus FREE.

Having complete IPS exam syllabus is an advantage over those read books without knowing the actual exam syllabus. So they waste their valuable time in reading stuff which does not cover IPS exam syllabus. You must know that UPSC syllabus is very wide and each minute is priceless while preparing for this exam. There is no way of reading those books which does not cover UPSC IPS syllabus.So make sure you have UPS IPS syllabus before you start preparing for IPS exam.

Subjects required for IPS exam ?

This is another doubt about IPS exam that most of the aspirants or students do not have idea whether a biology student can become an IPS officer or not. So first of all I want to make one this very clear that IPS exam needs just graduation degree from any recognized university . So not matter if you have completed your 12th in science stream, maths ,social science , hindi , biology commerce etc. You need a graduation degree in any subject with minimum passing marks.

You need not to be an english medium , hindi medium student you can apply from any other language medium which is mentioned in our constitution. This is the beauty of this exam that everyone who is eligible for can apply and become an IPS officer.

Best upsc books for IPS exam ?

Books are the main source of information which will help to clear IPS exam. Right kind of UPSC books which cover IPS syllabus are required for this exam. You are strongly recommended to buy only those books which are made for IPS exam only and cover UPSC IPS syllabus. No use of reading those bulky books which does not cover IPS exam syllabus.

Also you need to away from those FAT books which has more than 1000 pages . These noble types of books are not required for this exam. Always keep in mind that UPSC asks basic questions from various field so you have to know something about everything but not necessary too dept of the subjects.

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How to prepare for IPS exam while studying in 12th class?

There are many interesting questions in internet about how one can start preparing for IPS exam from 12th class. Though IPS exam needed graduation as basic educational qualification but you can start preparing from 12th class too.

Here you need to keep in mind few things that you have at lest 3 year before you actually eligible for IPS exam so you need not to give 4 to 5 hours for IPS exam preparation but you can prepare all the basic books some of them you are reading in class and some of them you will read in graduation.

People who want to become an IPS officer after doing their graduation have to read NCERT again because they have almost forgot most of the stuff of NCERT class 6th to 12th. Here you have advantage that you are already aware about the importance of NCERT and you can start reading them now to save your time then.

So start reading your basic books ( class 6th to 12th ) and prepare note if you have enough time but do not compromise with your classroom study, home work etc.Always keep in mind that you have to be eligible before you apply of this exam.

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How to become an ips officer after 12th-You can also improve your communication skills and writing skills which are needed in IPS exam preparation, you can improve your reading habit like – Reading good newspaper daily is one of them. All these small practices will definitely make you ahead than others while you actually prepare for IPS exam.

If you are at your graduation , this is the best time to make use of extra time and devote it towards IPS exam preparation. you can work on your weakness and improve them well in time.

If you are in your final year of graduation , you can apply for IPS exam so make a well thought time-table and include all the subject proportionally and follow it with honesty.

At the last , do not ignore your schooling education ,exams, tuitions and other classes for the preparation of IPS exam now. Its time to complete your basic education first and then apply for this exam. it is always better if you prepare any exam well in time but do things based on your priorities.

There are people who clear IPS exam after doing jobs for 5 years , 8 years so you are never late .UPSC allows you to write IPS exam up to 40 years and more .

Here are some other useful Article for you which will help you to understand the IPS job and its associated terms so let’s have a look on these links –

  1. IPS Officer Qualification, Age Limit, Education, attempts Full Details.

  2. How To Become An IAS officer Everything Explained In Details.

  3. How To Become An IPS Officer-Complete details in 10 minutes.