The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs noted that it was aware of the fact that the UPSC conducts examination for various group 'A' services and the Indian Police Service is one of them.
It said people aspiring for IPS do not know whether they will get into this or not. In the same way, the people not interested in IPS, do not know whether they will get IPS or other services.
The Committee said it understands that the candidates opting for police service have to have/should have a different attitude which this examination system is not able to guarantee and it has been seen that people who do not like policing get into IPS.
"The Committee recommends the government to explore the possibility of conducting a separate examination of IPS where the attitude and aptitude of the candidate must be thoroughly tested besides their mental make and inclination for policing," a report of the Committee said.
The government may impress upon the UPSC to conduct a separate examination for recruiting IPS officers and Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Police Academy may also be consulted in this regard, it said.
New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel has asked the government to explore the possibility of conducting a separate IPS examination so that those inclined and with a mental makeup for policing job could be recruited.
First Published: Thursday, May 03, 2012, 20:10