I a s or i p s
But the issue is, I want the general public to like me- without me having to cross a Mahabharat like epic in my professional career (Ex: many distinguished & noble IPS cadre)- not against the criminals but against the bureaucracy lol- get it.
I have no hate against IPS but I do see that that entire branch as a system isin't viewed too favourably by the general public. I don't want to bear the burden of public apathy...
You have to sacrifice A LOT to shine in the IPS- by what it stands for- and not by how it is today in majority. Many times, your family life. It's a dedication & I just never really got attracted by that proposition.
IAS seems better for me as a career. But I do respect IPS personnel who try and be people friendly & not get case happy. It's a tough code to live by, in today's ...more
Civil Services Exam: 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 around the country and the exams are held in major cities.
A candidate is allowed to make four attempts. How ...more