Full Form of IPS, IAS, UPSC, PSC, SSC, ACP – Prestigious Services in India

Full Form of IPS

Full form of IPS is The Indian Police Service or IPS is a part of the All India Services jobs in India, the other two being IAS and IFS. IPS is controlled by The Ministry of Home Affairs.

There are several branches of the IPS, some of them being: Crime Branch, Traffic Bureau, Narcotics Branch, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Homeland Security.

Eligibility for IPS involves the following aspects:

  • Nationality: Citizen of India, Nepal, or Bhutan. Tibetan refugees (living in India since 1962) and people permanently settling in India and migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, The United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam are also eligible.
  • Education: Candidate must have any professional degree from a Government recognized university or equivalent professional certifications.
  • Age Limit: Minimum of 21 years. General Category: Max 32 years. For OBC category: Max 35 years. SC/ST candidates: Max 37 years. For physically handicapped: 42 for General, 45 for OBC, and 47 for SC/ST categories.

A relaxation of 5 years is given to candidates from the SC/ST category and candidates from J&K and Ex-Military Servicemen. 3 years to candidates from OBC category. 10 years relaxation is given to handicapped candidates.

  • Physical Requirements:

Requirements Male Female
Height Min 165 cms (160 cms for Gurkha, Assamese, Kumaoni, Nagaland, and ST category) Min 150 cms (145 cms for Gurkha, Assamese, Kumaoni, Nagaland, and ST category)
Chest Min 84 cms Min 79 cms
Eyesight 6/6 or 6/9 for a good eye, 6/12 or 6/9 for bad eye, near vision for good eye J1, for bad eye J2 6/6 or 6/9 for a good eye, 6/12 or 6/9 for bad eye, near vision for good eye J1, for bad eye J2

 

The total number of attempts for each category is:

  • General Category: 6
  • OBC: 9
  • SC/ST: no limit
  • Physically Handicapped: 9 for OBC, no limit for SC/ST

The examination is conducted in three parts: Preliminary, Mains, and Personal Interview.

Full forms of IPS, IAS, UPSC, PSC, SSC, ACP

 

Full form of IAS

The Indian Administrative Services or IAS is an administrative position in India conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) for public sector undertakings.

Eligibility for IAS

  • Nationality: Citizen of India.
  • Education: Any professional degree from Government recognized university or equivalent professional certifications. Candidates pursuing the final year to submit proof of completion.
  • Age Limit: Minimum 21 years. General Category: Max 32 years. For OBC category: Max 32 years with relaxation of 3 years. SC/ST candidates: Max 32 years with relaxation of 5 years. For physically handicapped: Max 32 t=years with the relaxation of 10 years.

For J&K candidates: GEN àMax 37 years, OBC àMax 40 years, SC/ST à Max 42 years, Physically Handicapped à Max 50 years.

For Ex-Servicemen: GENà Max 37 years, OBC à Max 38 years, SC/ST à Max 40 years.

The number of attempts for each category is:

  • General Category: 6
  • OBC: 9
  • SC/ST: Till Age Limit
  • Physically handicapped: GEN & OBC à 9, SC/ST à No limit
  • J&K Candidates and Ex-Servicemen: Till Age Limit

Full Form of UPSC

The Union Public Service Commission or UPSC is a recruiting agency run by the Central Government in order to conduct the most prestigious Civil Services examinations. UPSC conducts several exams throughout the year for various public sector undertaking positions. The exams are conducted in 3 parts: Prelims, Mains, and Personal Interview. The eligibility and the number of attempts for each exam are more or less the same.

UPSC conducts exams for the following Civil Services:

  • Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
  • Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
  • Indian Police Service (IPS)
  • Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service
  • Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise)
  • Indian Defense Accounts Service
  • Indian Revenue Service (I.T.)
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service
  • Indian Postal Service
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service
  • Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force
  • Indian Defense Estates Service
  • Indian Information Service
  • Indian Trade Service
  • Indian Corporate Law Service
  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service
  • Pondicherry Civil Service
  • Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’

Full form of PSC

Public Service Commission or PSC is an agency that conducts recruitments for the Indian Government for various public sector undertaking posts. PSC was established as a part of Article 315 to 323 of the Constitution of India as a joint service commission containing the UPSC and SPSC.

While UPSC and SPSC both conduct examinations for higher Central Government Services, UPSC recruits advisors to the President on disciplinary matters, SPSC recruits advisors to the Governor on disciplinary matters.

Following are the PSC in India:

  • Union Public Service Commission
  • Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
  • Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission
  • Assam Public Service Commission
  • Bihar Public Service Commission
  • Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission
  • Goa Public Service Commission
  • Gujarat Public Service Commission
  • Haryana Public Service Commission
  • Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission
  • Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission
  • Jharkhand Public Service Commission
  • Karnataka Public Service Commission
  • Kerala Public Service Commission
  • Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
  • Maharashtra Public Service Commission
  • Manipur Public Service Commission
  • Meghalaya Public Service Commission
  • Mizoram Public Service Commission
  • Nagaland Public Service Commission
  • Odisha Public Service Commission
  • Public Service Commission, West Bengal
  • Punjab Public Service Commission
  • Rajasthan Public Service Commission
  • Sikkim Public Service Commission
  • Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
  • Telangana State Public Service Commission
  • Tripura Public Service Commission
  • Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission
  • Uttarakhand Public Service Commission

Full Form of SSC

Staff Selection Commission or SSC is responsible to recruit subordinate workforce for daily operations such as cleaning. These recruits fall under the Central Civil Accounts Service Group C. The exam for SSC consists of a descriptive paper on current topics.

The designations under SSC are Peon, Chowkidar, Mali, Junior Gestetner Operator, Jamadar, Farash, and others.

Full Form of ACP

Assistant Commissioner of Police or ACP is one of the top officers in the Police Services in India. The recruitment of an ACP is done through the UPSC examination. Any police officer serving in the state cadre can be promoted as an ACP. An ACP wears 3 stars on his/her uniform.

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