What is the IPS officer promotion hierarchy?
What is the IPS promotion hierarchy structure? What is the salary at each level? How much experience is required? What are the roles and responsibilities at each designation?
The Indian police service is also known as IPS, and it is a civil service under the All India Services. The Indian Police Service has replaced the Indian Imperial Police in 1948. This was after one year of India becoming independent from the British Raj. The IPS is one of the All India Services whose officers are employed by both the Union Government of India and the individual states in India. This is similar to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Forest Service (IFS). The service commands and provides relevant leadership to the different state police forces and union territories’ police forces. These include the Central Armed Police Forces like BSF, SSB, CISF, CRPF, the National Security Guard (NSG), the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the Intelligence Bureau (IB), the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), the Special Protection Group (SPG), the National Investigative Agency (NIA), and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).