The Indian Police Service (IPS) is one of the three all India services of government of India, simply known as police service. It is a top rated and prestigious service.
The Indian Police Service is constituted in 1948, a year later of Independence of India. It has replaced the Indian (Imperial) Police.
The Indian Police Service examination is a part of the civil services examination which is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission each year.
The IPS officers are recruited through the exam of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). This exam is conducted every year.