ACP stands for Assistant Commissioner of Police. It is a classification or rank that is used in several nations’ police services. The police have an essential role in enforcing the rule of law and social discipline, in addition to keeping peace in our social environment.
The police have the primary responsibility for ensuring society’s security, and the police department has various levels of officers. Commissioner, district superintendent of police, police inspector, ACP, and others are among them.
Requirements for ACP
The interested applicant must be at least 21 years old and at least 32 years old to be eligible for caste reservation under the Indian Constitution, which states that OBCs must be at least 3 years old and SC/STs must be at least 5 years old. The average age limit in this area is 32 years.
All students interested in joining the IPS programme must be citizens of India. Although people of other nations are permitted to take this test, all of them must hold permanent Indian citizenship.
All students who wish to be selected for the Indian Police Service through the IPS test must have a minimum graduation/bachelor’s education degree. It is also necessary to have a bachelor’s degree in education from a recognised university.
Any applicant who wishes to become an ACP through IPS, whether male or female, must be physically and mentally healthy. The male candidate’s minimum length and chest breadth are 165 cm and 85 cm, respectively. When it comes to female candidates, a minimum height requirement of 150 cm is required.
Selection for IPS is made after passing the phases of pre-examination, main examination, and interview, with post-appointment given after police training.