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What is the criteria for applying Indian Foreign Services (IFS). Or
Indian Police Services (IPS).

Asked by Ali Mohammad sheikh, 06 May '09 10:51 am
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Depending on your score in the UPSC exam, they will allot. For Indian Forest Service and Indian Police Service, physical fitness tests are involved...
Answered by Venkateswaraswamy Swarna, 06 May '09 05:06 pm

 
  
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You can't apply for a specific category like that-all of them undergo the same UPSC-the toppers are preferred for IFS- next comes IAS & lastly IPS.
Answered by MajorVLoganathan, 06 May '09 04:45 pm

 
  
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Graduation from a recognised university or a college in India is the minimum eligibility criteria for IPS. He/She should be 21years to 30 yrs of age at the time of appearing in the UPSC held Civil Services Examination.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services Exam every year. The Civil Services Exam holds the key for entry into a number of prestigious jobs in the country including the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).

IAS, IFS, and IPS are the top three services of Group A, Central Services. The other Group A services include Indian Customs and Central Excise Service, Indian Revenue Service, and Indian Postal Service.

Civil Services Exam consists of preliminary exam (prelims), main exam (mains), and interview. The prelims are usually held in May /June. Mains are held in October/November. The exam is notified in December. Application forms can be obtained from designated post offices ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 06 May '09 06:02 pm

 
  
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That all comes under civil services, if u get good marks it will be IAS, subsequently, IFS and IPS
Answered by mohd yousuf, 06 May '09 04:58 pm

 
  
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Graduation in any discipline. Then he/she will have to give UPSC exams.
Answered by Tushar Kher, 06 May '09 04:43 pm

 
  
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Main critieria is graduation than appear for UPSC exams,, which is conducted by Govt.
Answered by haneef, 06 May '09 04:16 pm

 
  
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Main criterial is graduation and then appear for UPSC exam
Answered by ANURADHA PATHAKJ, 06 May '09 03:55 pm

 
  
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Pass UPSC exams with good marks .......can check google
Answered by Gautam, 06 May '09 10:52 am

 
  
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Options have to given. But ultimately selection will be as per rank in the services exam.
Answered by sankaran subbiah, 06 May '09 08:55 pm

 
  
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Rank in UPSC exam
Answered by jameel ahmed, 06 May '09 06:54 pm

 
  
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