IPS Exam Syllabus 2017 in Hindi Download Pre/ Mains Topics Pattern

IPS Exam Syllabus:

The Indian Police Service is one of the three All India Services of the Government of India. IPS Syllabus of Pre and Main Topics Exam pattern is
available for eligible applicants who are going to appear IPS examination. It is a highly reputed and toughest examination to crack.

Those candidates who wish to qualify Indian Police Service exam with good marks should prepare from this Exam Topics. Applicants can also obtain New Indian Police Service Exam Pattern of Preliminary & main examination via online mode from this web page.

It is a Civil Service Examination which is holding every year under the supervision of UPSC. Every year lots of candidates appear for the IPS exam. The Indian Police Service selection procedure is same as Indian Administrative Service as it contains preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Interview. By this examination well qualified applicants for the various posts in the IPS.

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IPS Syllabus:

Paper I: General Studies

Paper II: Language Exam

Paper III: General English

Paper IV: Essay

Paper V, VI, VII, VIII and IX: Optional Subjects

IPS Pre Exam Syllabus:

Paper I - General Studies
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
Paper II- Language Exam
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)
English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).
Paper III: General English
Comprehension of given passages
Precis Writing
Usage and Vocabulary
Paragraphs writing etc
Paper IV: Essay
Candidates will be required to write two Essays.
Indian Society/politics/ Economy/Development, Growth and related aspects and second topic related to security and related matters
IPS Pre Exam Pattern:

  • The Examination shall comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each.
  • Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions).
  • The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English.However, questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level will be tested through passages from English Language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
  • Each paper will be of two hours duration. Blind candidates will however, be allowed an extra time of twenty minutes for each paper.

IPS Main Exam Syllabus:


This paper will contain one of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution.

Paper-B English: 

In this paper marks to be counted for merit.

Paper-I Essay:

In this exam candidates have to write essay. Essay will be written on the topics Indian Society/ politics/ Economy/ Development, Indian Growth etc.

Paper-II General Studies-I:

  • Indian Heritage and Culture
  • History and Geography of the World and Society

Paper-III General Studies –II:

  • Governance
  • Constitution
  • Polity
  • Social Justice and International relations

Paper-IV General Studies –III:

  • Technology
  • Economic Development
  • Bio-diversity
  • Environment
  • Security and Disaster Management

Paper-V General Studies –IV:

  • Ethics
  • Integrity and Aptitude

Paper-VI & VII Optional Subject:

This paper will contain Optional Subject. List of optional subjects for Main Examination is given below. You may check the list by going through this page.

Main Examination Pattern:

Paper-A (One of the Indian Language)
300 Marks
Paper-B English
300 Marks
Paper-I Essay
250 Marks
Paper-II General Studies-I
250 Marks
Paper-III General Studies -II
250 Marks
Paper-IV General Studies -III
250 Marks
Paper-V General Studies -IV
250 Marks
Paper-VI Optional Subject - Paper 1
250 Marks
Paper-VII Optional Subject - Paper 2
250 Marks
List of optional subjects for Main Examination:

Candidates may choose any one of the optional subject:-

  • 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:-

Sub Total (Written test)
 1750 Marks
Personality Test
 275 Marks
Grand Total
 2025 Marks
Penalty for Wrong Answers:-

Candidates should note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

How to Download IPS Syllabus?

  • Firstly, you need to Log on to the official site of organization that is - www.upsc.gov.in
  • On the home page follow the section of IPS Examination.
  • Select the proper link of syllabus.
  • New page of syllabus will display on your screen.
  • At Last take the print out of it to start your Preparation accordingly to score good marks.

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