State Police Exam

State Police Exam

To start career in police as Group A and Group B officer i.e gazetted officer jobs one must clear Indian Police Services (IPS) exam that is conducted once in every year. This written and interview exam for the recruitment of Group A and Group B officers in police is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). For this, candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st August of the year in which examination is being held. For various State Service posts, appointment is through State Public Service Commission.

For appointment as constable, candidate must be 10+2 pass and he or she will then have to clear the written test that is of Matriculation standard and contains questions related to General Knowledge. A constable who has 5 years of working experience, is promoted as Head Constable after clearing the respective test. The Head Constables are then promoted as Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police. To become a Sub Inspector, an officer must have experience of four years as ASI. Direct recruit to ASI must have five years of working experience in police jobs in India to get promoted to the post of Sub-Inspector.


Qualification Required  :  10+2 pass with Science & Maths (valid driving license of LMV)
Age Limit  :  18 to 27 years
Selection Procedure :  Physical Endurance Test, Measurement. Written Test, Trade Test, Typing Test on Computer.
Physical Standards : For Male Candidates : Height needed - 170 cms. chest size should be 81 cms - 85 cms.
For Female Candidates : Height needed - 157 cms.
Pattern of Exam : Objective
Head Constable (Assistant wireless operator / Tele - Printer Operator)

Time : 1:30 Hrs.
Reasoning 25 25
English 25 25
General Science 25 25
Mathematics 25 25
Total 100 100