Difference between IAS and IPS officer in Terms of Power

Friends, when you talk about IAS and IPS, the only thing on our mind is that considered one of the highest officials of the country. We also think here that the powers of both positions are equal. However, in today’s article, we will discuss with you who has more powers in IAS and IPS. Along with this, we will also tell you what the responsibilities of IAS and IPS are. So let us start and try to tell you the difference between IAS and IPS. As we, all know that both IAS and IPS officers are the most important posts in a district. 

Difference between IAS and IPS officer in Terms of Power

The IAS and IPS complement each other, both are essential for the development of Indian society. IAS and IPS are the leading all-India services. IAS is the first choice of candidates. More than one IAS and IPS deployed in one district but the most important posts are of DM and SSP of the district. It is compulsory for both to work together for the development of any district. Let’s see IPS Power and IAS Power.

Powers and Responsibilities of IAS and IPS

  • Both IAS and IPS services have a very high job profile Both are posted on very powerful posts. But IAS is much more powerful as a DM. An IPS has only the responsibility of its department Whereas an IAS has the responsibility of all the departments of the district As a DM, an IAS officer is the head of the police department as well as other departments.
  • DM is also responsible for policing the district Implementing curfew in the city, Section 144, etc., takes all the decisions related to law and order DM. DM only orders for firing on the crowd, Not only this, but DM approval is also required for transfer of police officer.
  • A protocol also states that if the IPS holds a meeting with the IAS, they will have to salute the IAS. But this will happen only when IPS is in its full uniform If the IPS is not wearing its cap then it is not obliged to salute the IAS So it has been seen that IPS officers do not wear their caps during the meeting with the IAS.
  • Some states have implemented a commissioned system in some of their cities. In this system, the police officer has more powers but still is less than or equal to an IAS.

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Comparison between Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service powers

IAS Power (Indian Administrative Service)IPS Power
IAS officers can act as DMs.IPS officers can act as SDMs.
The IAS has the responsibility of all the departments of the district and is the head of the departments other than the police department.The IPS only has the responsibility of its own department and is the head of its own department.
IAS officers have the freedom to take decisions like imposing curfew section 144 etc. in the city.The IPS officer can do all this work only in the absence of DM.
DM can give approval for the transfer of police officers.IPS officer does not have the responsibility or the responsibility to transfer to a police officer.
IPS officer salutes the IAS officer when he is in his full uniform.An IPS officers cannot be selected by an IAS officer, but IPS and IAS department policemen can do this.
As a DM, an IAS officer has a scope of duty in all departments of duty. They are the heads of all the departments of the land record revenue law and order agriculture etc.An IPS can work only in his police department and traffic department while holding the post of SSP.
India’s top post is Cabinet Secretary for an IAS, it is the highest post in India. Only one IAS officer can be posted on this post. The top post in the state is also of the chief secretary who is an IAS officer, even an IAS officer is also posted on the post of home secretary.IPS can become the Director-General of Police of its state one IPS officer in central government can become director of CBI, IB and RA Along with this, IPS can also be deployed on the post of National Security Advisor.
The cadre controlling authority of the IAS is the Minister of Personnel who is directly under the Prime Minister.The cadre control authority of the IPS is the Home Ministry, which is under the Home Minister.

Difference between IAS and IPS in Terms of Salary:-

IAS Salary

IAS salary has also become much better than the seventh pay commission The salary of an IAS can range from ₹ 56100 to ₹ 250000 per month. This salary varies depending on seniority.

IPS Salary

The salary of an IPS officer in India has become much better since the recommencement of the Seventh Pay Commission. IPS salary can range from ₹ 56100 per month to ₹ 225000 per month. The salary varies depending on seniority.

Training of IAS and IPS officers 

IAS and IPS initial 3 months training, also known as foundation course Lal Bahadur Shastri is in the National Academy of Administration. After that, the IPS trainee sent to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy Hyderabad where he completes his police training.

IPS training is more difficult as they taught more laborious tasks such as horse riding parade weapons etc. Sword to Honor candidates given to the top in IPS Training. While the candidates topping the IAS training awarded medals.

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