UPSC IPS Officer Training: Candidates who are selected for the Indian Police Service (IPS) for the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), are given very difficult training. The country does not get IPS officers just by clearing UPSC. Less people go, one becomes an IPS officer after almost two years after clearing the UPSC exam. Let us know about this training in detail.
The full form of IPS is Indian Police Service. The function of IPS is to maintain law and order in the country. First of all, let us tell you, IPS training is divided into four parts. These four parts are as follows.
– Foundation Course (LBSNAA, Mussoorie) – for three months
– Phase I Training- National Police Academy Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (SVPNPA), Hyderabad (training period is 11 months)
– District Practical Training (for 6 months)
– Phase II Training- National Police Academy Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (SVPNPA), Hyderabad (Training time is 1 month)
This is how training happens
– When candidates clear the UPSC exam, they are first sent to Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) for the foundation course. The duration of this course is 3 months.
– After completion of this course, the candidates selected for the post of IPS are sent to the National Police Academy Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (SVPNPA), Hyderabad. The training period here is 11 months.
– After completing 11 months of Phase I training at SVPNPA, Hyderabad, IPS officer trainees are sent for 6 months training in a district of their cadre. After completing which the officers have to go to SVPNPA again.
– After completion of District Practical Training the officers have to return again to SVPNPA, Hyderabad for one month. Their final training takes place here. After which, after completing 1 year and 9 months training, IPS officers are prepared for the country. Finally he is given the district cadre and is sworn in at Rashtrapati Bhavan.