List of Top 10 Best IPS Officers in India

“The IPS Officers in India are crucial in not just the functioning of the state, but also in keeping the country and the people safe. With the increasing level of corruption and crime, it is vital that the IPS officers have a strong, firm hand to maintain peace and keep the country safe. Know the Top 10 IPS Officers in India 2023”

The Indian Police Service (IPS) is one of the most prestigious services in the country. It is one of the three All India Services in India. Therefore, the IPS recruitment process is highly competitive and requires rigorous screening with an entrance exam. The Indian Police Service is made up of different branches in which the officer is posted depending on his or her preference. In this blog, we are discussing the top 10 IPS officers in India in 2023. These are the officers who are highly respected due to their commitment to society. In the year 2023, we expect to see these IPS Officers in the headlines for the major cases they investigate and crack.

List of top 10 IPS Officers in India in 2023

The Indian Police Service is the largest civil service of law enforcement in India. It is a cadre-based service and has an enormous influence on the country’s law and order. The IPS officers are given a rank and designation, which is their relative rank amongst other IPS officers. Let’s go through the list of top 10 IPS officers in India 2023.

1

Shivdeep Waman Lande

2

Ajit Kumar Doval

3

Aftab Ahmed Khan

4

Safin Hasan

5

Sanjukta Parashar

6

Ake Ravi Krishna

7

Arif Sheikh

8

Dr. Nazrul Islam

9

K. Vijaykumar

10

Roupa Moudgil

Shivdeep Waman Lande

Shivdeep Waman Lande

Shivdeep Waman Lande is an IPS officer who has been honoured with many awards. He has been a part of the Indian Police Service for over 20 years and is currently serving as Deputy Inspector General – Kosi Division, Bihar. He arrested many criminals when he was the SP of Patna City. For his work, he is also known as “Dabbang” and “Singham”. Shivdeep Waman Lande took a decision to donate 60% of his salary to charity and help those in need. His selfless act has helped many people in society. He also runs coaching classes and a hostel for students in Akola.

Ajit Kumar Doval

Ajit Kumar Doval

India’s national security adviser Ajit Kumar Doval is a key figure in the country’s national security establishment. The former director of the Intelligence Bureau and a career intelligence officer, Doval was appointed as the National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister in January 2014. Doval has had a long and distinguished career in Indian intelligence, having served as the head of the Intelligence Bureau. Doval served in the Indian Police Service in 1968 in the Kerala cadre as the ASP of Kottayam district. Doval has played a key role in several high-profile cases, including the Kargil War, the Mumbai terror attacks, India-China Stand-off in 2017.

Aftab Ahmed Khan

Aftab Ahmed Khan

Aftab Ahmed Khan was a famous IPS officer from India. He was the founder of the Anti-Terrorist Squad. In 1963, he joined the Indian Police Service in the Maharashtra Cadre. He founded ATS in 1990 to fight terrorism and organized crime in the country. The most important case he handled was the Mumbai bombings in 1993. He has killed many gangsters in encounters. Khan has been awarded the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service.

Safin Hasan

Safin Hasan

Safin Hasan is the youngest IPS officer in the Indian Police Service (IPS), has cleared the Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Exam 2018 with an AIR score of 570. Safin is also one of the youngest candidates to have cleared the UPSC Civil Services Exam.  Safin was born on 21st July, 1995 in a small village in Palanpur, Gujarat. In the year 2017, when he was going to take his UPSC exam, he met with an accident and got badly injured. Still, he gave his exam and cleared it with flying colors. After the exam, he has to go through many surgeries and physiotherapy sessions to recover.  

Sanjukta Parashar

Sanjukta Parashar

Sanjukta Parashar is a brave, intelligent and tough IPS officer from Assam. She is the first women IPS officer from Assam. She has arrested many militants and served as the assistant commandant of Makum in 2008. She has played an instrumental role in controlling the clashes between Bodo tribes and illegal Bangladeshi Militants. She is a true motivation for thousands of Young Indian Girls and Boys who want to be an IPS. Sanjukta is married to Shri Puri Gupta who is the Deputy Commissioner of Chirang district of Assam.    

Ake Ravi Krishna

Ake Ravi Krishna

IPS officer Ake Ravi Krishna who is a super cop in Andhra Pradesh has been an inspiration to many.  He is currently posted as the Superintendent of Police in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh’s Rayalseema region.  Before joining the Indian Police Service, he worked as a data entry operator at Canara Bank. He became famous when he decided to adopt Kapatrala village. This village had a reputation for being notorious with 21 people facing life imprisonment. With hard work and determination, Ake Ravi Krishna made this village a better place. He has also pledged to donate his organs after his death.

Arif Sheikh

Arif Sheikh

Arif Sheikh is a senior IPS officer who has played a vital role in fighting crime in the state. He launched the Har Head Helmet scheme which encourages helmet use among the people of Chhattisgarh. The scheme provides helmets for all those who need them for free and also helps in reducing their expenses on medical care. In 2019, Sheikh was working as SSP Raipur when he distributed 16000 helmets within six hours. He has won many significant awards for his initiatives including the IACP award for homeland security in Philadelphia,  FICCI Award for women safety, Security Watch India and IACP awards in San Diego.

Dr. Nazrul Islam

Dr. Nazrul Islam

Dr. Nazrul Islam is an IPS Officer from Bengal who has been working in the field of public administration for more than 3 decades.  Born in a poor family in Murshidabad, he fought against all odds to become an IPS in 1981. He is known for establishing several educational institutions including a prestigious engineering college in the district of Murshidabad. Dr. Islam believes that his commitment to the nation is what makes him a great IPS officer. It is not just about his skills, but also about how he can use his skills to help others. He never got afraid of taking on the state government in order to help citizens. Even after getting retired, he is working for the betterment of the people.

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K. Vijaykumar

 

 K. Vijaykumar

K. Vijaykumar is a retired Indian Police Service officer who served as the chief of the Special Task Force of Tamil Nadu. He became famous when his team ran the operation Cocoon to kill Veerappan. He also served as the Advisor to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. During his tenure of 37 years of service, he has been awarded many prestigious awards. A few of the awards that K. Vijaykumar are President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 1999, Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 1993, President’s Police Medal for Gallantry on 58th Independence Day in 2005

Roupa Moudgil

Roupa Moudgil

IPS Officer Roupa Moudgil has been fighting corruption in the prison system for the last many years. She objected to the preferential treatment that was given to V K Sasikala  (AIADMK interim General Secretary).  She is a brave heart who has been combating corruption in the system. Apart from this, she has played an important role in keeping law and order in the state. She has already arrested many of the dreaded criminals.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the youngest IPS officer in India?

Safin Hasan is the youngest IPS officer in India.

Who is the Youngest Female IPS officer in India?

Merin Joseph is the Youngest Female IPS officer in India.

Who was the First IPS officer of India?

C.V. Narasimhan was the first IPS Officer in India.

Who is the first lady IPS Officer in India?

Kiran Bedi is the first women IPS Officer in India.

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  1. s c dhall

    make a l ist of 10 top IAS office also

    1. Team Edudwar

      We have also provided the link of top 10 IAS officers. Please check.

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