What is the full form of DSP
DSP: Deputy Superintendent of Police
DSP stands for Deputy Superintendent of Police. It is a rank of a police officer in the police department in India. DSP is a state police officer who represents state police forces. The rank insignia of this officer is a national emblem above one star on shoulder strap.
DSP is equivalent to Assistant Commissioner of Police and could be promoted to IPS after few years of service depending on the rules of state government.
Examinations are conducted periodically to recruit police officers directly to this rank. Inspectors are also promoted to this rank after the specified number of years of service.
How to Become DSP
The candidate who wants to become DIG has to appear in the state level exam conduction by the State Public Service Commission. The candidates who clear this exam undergo probationary training before getting posted as DSP.
Requirements for the exam: