IPS Eligibility Criteria 2018, Age Limit and Qualification for (Indian Police Service) – In order to appear for the UPSC preliminary exam as well as the main exam you need to fulfill the conditions as below. The IPS selection is based on your result in the UPSC civil services exam and is required for qualification.
IPS Eligibility Criteria 2018, Age Limit and Qualification for (Indian Police Service)
You can only be a citizen of India to appear for IPS exam.Even for IAS posting you can only be a citizen of India.For other UPSC postings it is ok for you to be from other countries in the Indian Sub Continent but NOT for IPS and IAS.
You have to be at least 21 years of age and maximum 32 years of age to appear for a UPSC exam posting related to IPS.
For SC/ST age is extended by 5 years more
For OBC it is extended by 3 years more
For J & K domicile extended by 5 years
Educational Qualification eligibility
You need to have a degree from a recognized university approved by UGC or approved university or educational institution by the Act of the Central or State Legislature in India
Number of attempts
The maximum number of attempts to appear for a UPSC civil services is 6 attempts for general candidates
For SC/ST candidates this maximum attempts is not applicable
For OBC candidates this maximum number of attempts is 9
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You need to go to the designated hospital and get your physical and medical test done.
For entire physical and medical details go here