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IPS Syllabus 2017 - 18 Exam Pattern Prelims & Mains Question Paper Format

 IPS Syllabus 

Dear contenders are you going to appear Prelims & Mains which is going to organized by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and now looking for IPS Syllabus 2017 – 18 than you are here at right place, From here you can check and download Prelims & Mains Question Paper Format, Exam Pattern and Syllabus.

IPS Syllabus 2017 – 18 is available here to available here to download. IPS is the toughest one exam which is organized by Union Public Service Commission. IPS consists of higher level police officials, particularly concerned with the preservation of law and order across the country. Official Site of UPSC is www.upsc.gov.in.

UPSC Exam Syllabus for IPS exam 2017 detail :

Organization Name
Union Public Service Commission

Exam Name
IPS exam

Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Official Site

UPSC IPS Syllabus 2017

Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus is the exclusive which you need to follow while preparing for the exam.

1. PAPER-I  (Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus )
·         This paper is for 200 marks.
·         The duration for this paper is 2 hours.
·         It is an objective type paper.
·         Subjects included in this paper are:

Recent events taking place on a national and international level:
·         Indian History which include ancient, medieval and modern and especially Indian National Movement.
·         Geographical aspects of India and also the world geography.
·         Political existence of India and how Governance is made under the houses. It basically includes Indian Constitution how it was formulated, Political system, Panchayat Raj- its importance in today’s India, Public policy, Rights to people and many more.
·         Economic and social Development of the Indian society also the social issues like Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector
·         Initiatives and how they cause an impact on the economic growth of the nation.
·         For an environmental study like its ecology, Bio-Diversity and Climate Changes.

General science.
2. PAPER -II (Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus )
·         Even paper 2 is for 200 marks.
·         Its duration is 2 hours.
·         It is also objective type paper like MCQ’S.
·         The type of questions asked in this paper are:
·         Comprehension- passage writing.

Mental capacity
Class X level of Basic numeracy, normally it is numbers and their relations, order of magnitude and like questions.There will also be questions to interpret the data which will be given in the form of charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc,

·         There will again be comprehension of English language.
·         Everything in the paper will be of class X level so nothing difficult.

3.PAPER III (Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus )
·         This paper is for 200 marks.
·         The duration of this paper is 3 hours.
·         This paper is the qualifying test and a descriptive test.
·         The main purpose of this test is to know the ability of the candidate read and interpret excursive prose and comprehension.

 The pattern of the question will be like:
·         Precise writing- it is to cut short big paragraphs and abstracting the main idea of the passage.
·         Usage and Vocabulary,
·         To make comprehension of given passage,
·         Para-writing.
·         This paper is compulsory to be attempted in only English.

4. PAPER-IV (Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus )
·         It is an Essay writing paper.
·         This paper is of 300 marks.
·         It is a descriptive paper as it will check your innovative thoughts, vocabulary, word formation and many such qualities.
·         This paper contains following things:
·         In this paper, Candidates are supposed to write two essays.

Among the two essays, one topic will be related to Indian Society or Politics or Economics or Development & Growth and such related aspects.
The next topic will be related to security and related matters.Candidates here are expected to keep the content of their essay closely to the subject they select to write. There should be continued in their paragraphs and some meaningful content should be present. There should be a systematic fashion. No credit will be given for fictitious thoughts, their views should be effective and practicable.

5. PAPER V (Indian Police Service IPS Syllabus )

·         General Studies, this paper is of 200 marks.
·         The duration for this paper is 3 hours and it is also a descriptive type paper.
·         In this paper you have to attend:
·         The first question requires the concise and succinct ideas about History and Geography of India.
·         The next part will include questions related to Constitution of India. You also need to study Indian polity to answer this section of the question. The question can also be based on the constitution, legal, administrative and other issues emerging from the political administrative system existing in India.
·         The part of question paper will check your social awareness, the prevalent National issues and the topics of present scenario.

 The topics may include
·         Issues on how to have good governance and answerability to the citizens, maintenance of human rights and integrity in public life.
·         Issues related to the environment, conservation of natural resources and protection of national heritage saying the ecological system.
·         Issues related to the Indian economy, economic planning, convention and re-use of resources, nation’s economic growth, development and employment.
·         Issues arising from the social and economic exemption of large sections from the benefits of development.
·         Other issues relating to the development and management of human resource.
·         Solutions relating to easy enforcement of law, state security and communal Harmony.

Complete Overview of IPS Syllabus

Contenders who are going to appear IPS for the first time UPSC IPS exam include three levels:
·         Preliminary exam
·         Main exam
·         Interview

Preliminary exam

Basic info about the preliminary exam:

·         Marks of the preliminary exam are not counted for final marks.
·         Candidates should attempt two papers(paper 1 & paper 2) which are compulsory.
·         Both the papers are of 200 marks.
·         The questions will be of multiple choice.
·         The questions will be objective type.
·         It is necessary for candidate to score minimum 33% in paper 2 if fails to score minimum marks than the candidate won’t be able to attempt for its main
·         Both the paper will be of two hours duration.
·         There is Negative Marking in the prelims and 1/3rd of marks allotted for every question is reduced from your score if you get it wrong.

Examination syllabus:

Syllabus of Paper I :
·         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.

Syllabus for Paper II –

·         Comprehension
·         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)

Mains exam

 Basic info about the Main exam:

·         Your main exam will consist of 9 papers.
·         You will have Two qualifying papers of 300 marks each.
·         Marks of qualifying paper will not be considered or counted.
·         Rest other 7 subjects will be of 250 marks each.

Syllabus for the Mains exam:

Qualifying papers

·         Paper 1 –  One of the Indian language to be selected by candidate
·         Paper 2 – English

Rest papers
·         Essay
·         General studies 1 (Indian heritage/culture, world history & geography)
·         General studies 2(governance, constitution, polity, social justice and
·         General studies3(technology, economic development, biodiversity, international relations) environment, security & disaster management)
·         5)General studies 4(ethics, integrity & aptitude)
·         6)Optional 1 (of your choice)
·         7)Optional 2 (of your choice) 

Candidate is allowed to take up literature as an optional subject “without the conditionality of having to do his/her graduation in that language’s literature.

Candidates may choose any ONE optional subject from amongst the list of subjects are given below:
·         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:
·         Assamese
·         Bengali
·         Bodo
·         Dogri
·         Gujarati
·         Hindi
·         Kannada
·         Kashmiri
·         Konkani
·         Maithili
·         Malayalam
·         Manipuri
·         Marathi
·         Nepali
·         Oriya
·         Punjabi
·         Sanskrit
·         Santhali
·         Sindhi
·         Tamil
·         Telugu
·         Urdu
·         English

Important Note:

UPSC IPS Exam Syllabus 2017 Official Link: Check here

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