IPS exam eligibility

Eligibility Criteria for IPS Exam :
1.Age limit-
21 years minimum
30 years maximum, 33 for OBCs and 35 for SCs/STs .
2.Number of Attempts
Four attempts for general, seven for OBCs and no limit for SCs/STs.
Physical Standard
The physical standards are important for the job profile and the rigorous training at the National Police Academy, Hyderabad which includes weekly run for 10 k.m. in 60 minutes, route march for 25 k.m. UAC, Horse riding, rock climbing, assault course, PT obstacles, rope climbing etc.
IPS exam have some physical requirement which are different from other Civil Service exam.
Height – Male 165 cm Pahari Male (general also) & ST (not the SC/ OBC) – 160 cm
Female 150 cm Pahari Female (general also) & ST (not SC/ OBC)- 145 cm
Chest – Male Minimum 84 cm. Expansion 5 cm.
Female Min 79 cm expansion 5 cm.
Eye sight – 6/6 or 6/9 distant vision for good eye. 6/12 or 6/9 for worst eye. Near vision J 1 for good eye. J2 for worst eye. The correction is by lenses
only. High standard for the Color-blind test. No inherent night blindness. Vision should stereoscopic.
Blood pressure (High) – Age 23 – 123, age 24 – 124, age 25 –122, age 28 – 124, age 30 –125, age 32 – 126, age 34 – 127.
Ladies should not be pregnant at the time of Medical Test.
Ear- good listening & normal ear cavity. 1000 to 4000 frequency hearing impairment shd not be more than 30 decibels.
Nasal- candidate should not stammer while speaking.
In order to complete the training successfully, you will have to fulfill the following requirements:
A weekly run of 10 kilometers in 60 minutes.
Route march of 25 k.m.
Horse riding, rock climbing, assault courses,
PT obstacles,Rope climbing etc.
The services are later divided in technical and non technical categories. The standards for technical courses are more demanding.


  1. i want to become an ips officer.Because i want to make my country crime free.But i have done +2 so plz tel me that i can give exam.

  2. sunil kumar agarwal says:

    my date of birth is 15 oct. 1976 ,, I want to give ips exam,, pls help me how to give

  3. I studied Bca so i can do ips or i cant ?????

  4. Pritpal Singh says:

    I am student of 10 standard and i need guidance for ips.can i give test of ips after degree of petroleum.

  5. vishnu vineela says:

    sir, who had studied b.tech(cse) can also apply for ips post

  6. Abhishek chauhan says:

    my self Abhishek and i want to become a ips officer… i completed my +2 exam.so plzz inform me about all the qualification and eligibility information to register for ips exam………

  7. manish birha says:

    hi,sir i am manish birha i wan to know about how can i give exam for ips ?i am b.a.graduate and i ma 26 year old sir i wan to more information about all this sir please give me information on my eid

  8. rahul kumar says:

    Kya ips k liye acp or assostant commandant in any force honee jaruri hai ya nahi

  9. manjunath kalawad says:

    im studing BE 3rd year. my hight 160cm sc cost can I eligible for ips

  10. Hello sir is the degree frm private institution accepted?? like apex institute of management nagpur maharashtra.. it is a distance education collage??

  11. Gowtham says:

    I have completed 10 + Diploma and i have secured a degree in bharathiyar university ‘s distance education (correspondant) course. Am i eligible for attending IPS exam.

    Thanks in advance.

  12. ravikumar says:

    sir, iam 17 years my aim is ips. what is the qualification?

  13. Paramjit singh says:

    Sir plz tell , there any required of math and physic to appear in IPS exam. I am doing bca.

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