Karnataka Police Constable Recruitment 2022 – Check Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Vacancy

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KSP Constable (Civil Police) and The KSP Constable (Armed Police) Admit Card and Exam Dates will be announced soon.  Earlier, Karnataka State Police released the official notification for KSP Constable Recruitment (Civil Police and Armed Police ). There is a total of 3484 vacancies released for Armed Police constables and 1591 vacancies for Civil police constables. Read the further article to learn more about the application process, eligibility criteria, exam dates, etc.

  • A total of 1591 vacancies are available for KSP Civil Constables and 3484 for Armed Police Constables.
  • Candidates with a minimum age of 19 can apply for the posts. 
  • The candidates shall be selected based on a written exam, physical standards test, endurance test, and medical exam.
  • The application process for KSP Constable (Civil Police) and the KSP Constable (Armed Police) was conducted from 19th September 2022 to 30th November 2022.

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Karnataka Police Constable & Civil Police Constable Recruitment 2022

Name of Organization

Karnataka State Police

Post Name

Armed Police Constable

Civil Police Constable

Vacancy

3484

1591                                   

Start Date to Apply

19th September 2022

20th October 2022

Last Date to Apply

31st October 2022 30th November 2022

21st November 2022                          

Qualifications

Candidates should possess PUC, 12th Class or Equivalent Qualification

Exam Date  To be announced To be announced

Language of Paper

English

Marking Scheme

Correct Answer: +1 mark

Incorrect Answer: -0.25 mark

To be announced

State

Government Jobs In Karnataka

Karnataka Police Constable Updates

27th October 2022: Karnataka Police Constable Application Dates Extended

The KSP Constable application dates extended till 30th November 2022. This is for the Advt. Dt. 19th September 2022, for 3484 vacancies. The last date for fee payment has been extended till 2nd December 2022. For details, refer to the attached notice.

Download KSP Constable Application Dates Notice

Karnataka State Police Constable Vacancy 2022

A total of 3484 vacancies have been announced for the post of Armed Police Constable under Karnataka Police. Candidates can check the details of the vacancy count by referring to the table below:

Advt. No. Total Vacancies Vacancy Details
445 3064
Download Karnataka Police Constable Notification PDF

446 420
Download Karnataka Police Constable Notification PDF

511 454 Download Karnataka Civil Police Constable 
512 1137 Download Karnataka Civil Police Constable Notification PDF

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KSP Constable Application Process 2022

The candidates can apply online for the Karnataka Police Vicil Police Constable and Constable Recruitment. The applications can be submitted between 19th September 2022 to 30th November 2022 for KSP Constable and between 20th October 2022 to 21st November 2022 for KSP Civil Police Constable. The steps to apply online are:

Direct Link to Apply for the KSP Constable

Step 1: Proceed to KSP Recruitment Portal.

Step 2: Click on the link against Karnataka Police Constable Recruitment. You will be redirected to a New Page.

Step 3: Click on the application link for KSP Constable.

Step 4: Complete the registration, and fill out the application form.

Step 5: Upload scanned copies of photographs & signatures of the required format. The candidates can use the PrepForSure Resize Tool.

Step 6: Submit the application form.

Step 7: Pay the required application fee. 

KSP Constable Application Fee

As a part of the online application process, the candidates will have to pay an application fee. The expected application fee as per the category is as given below.

Category

Application Fee

General 

Rs. 400/-

SC, ST,

Rs. 200/-

KSP Constable Selection Process 2022

The selection of the candidates for the post of Karnataka State Police Constable will include the following stages:

  1. Written Exam
  2. Physical Standards Test (PST)
  3. Endurance Test
  4. Medical Test
  5. Document Verification

Karnataka Police Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria have been defined by the KSP on the basis of age limit, educational qualification, and physical standards. The candidates must however go through the official notification for more details.

Karnataka Police Constable Age Limit

The candidate must be at least aged 18 years. The upper age limit for candidates belonging to various categories is presented below:

  • 27 years for SC, ST, and Backward Classes.
  • 30 years for tribal candidates residing in forest areas of Karnataka
  • 25 years for other candidates.

KSP Constable Educational Qualification

The candidate must possess either one of the following qualifications:

  • Class 12th examination conducted by CBSE or any other recognized board of education
  • 3-year Diploma or 2-year ITI course or 2-year Career Education Diploma (JOC/JODC/JLDC)/PUC

Karnataka Police Constable Physical Standards

Category

Measurements

All normal male candidates and ex-military candidates

  • Minimum height: 168 cm
  • Chest Measurement: 86cm with 5 cm expansion

All females

  • Minimum height: 157 cm
  • Weight: 45 kg

Male candidates from tribal forest areas of Karnataka

  • Minimum height: 155 cm
  • Chest Measurement: 75cm with 5 cm expansion

Female candidates from tribal forest areas of Karnataka

Minimum height: 150 cm

KSP Constable Nationality

The candidate must be a citizen of India.

Karnataka Police Constable Syllabus

The Karnataka Police Constable Recruitment Syllabus covers all the general topics that can be asked in a selection process. All the major subject-wise topics are mentioned below:

Subject

Topics

Reasoning Ability

  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogism
  • Analogy
  • Alphabets
  • Order & Word Formation

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification
  • Number Series
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Data interpretation
  • Approximation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Profit and loss

English Language

  • Error Spotting
  • Theme based questions
  • Reading comprehension
  • Odd one out
  • Sentence Connectors
  • Cloze Test

General Awareness

  • National Affair
  • National Organization
  • Important Days
  • Summits & Conferences
  • Awards and Honours
  • Schemes
  • Committees
  • Appointments/Resignations
  • Books and Authors

Karnataka Police Constable Exam Pattern 2022

The candidates who wish to apply for the exam must know the Karnataka Police Constable Exam Pattern details beforehand. Below is the exam pattern as per the notification for the Karnataka State Police Constable Exam Pattern Recruitment.

  • The test shall consist of multiple-choice questions.
  • The language of the exam shall be 100 marks.
  • The duration shall be 1.5 hours.
  • The minimum qualifying marks shall be 30%.
  • There shall be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for every wrong answer.

Syllabus

Questions

Marks

Duration

General Knowledge

100

100

1.5 hours

General Science

Geography

History

Constitution of India

Indian War of Independence

General Mental Capacity

Policy Education

Karnataka Police Constable Endurance Test Pattern shall be as follows:

Candidate

Task

Criterion

Males

1600m running

6 min 30 sec

High Jump/Long Jump

1.20m/ 3.80cm (in 3 chances)

Shot Put (7.26 kg)

5.60m in 3 chances

Females and Ex-Serviceman

400m running

Not exceeding 2 mins

High Jump/Long Jump

0.90m/ 2.50m (in 3 chances)

Shot Put (4 kg)

3.75m in 3 chances

Karnataka Police Constable Exam Dates 2022

Knowing the important dates and events are very important for prior preparation. This helps the candidates to know the dates of each and every stage of the Karnataka Police Constable Recruitment 2022. Below are the important dates and events of the recruitment process.

Event

Date

Start Date to Apply

20th October 2022

Last Date to Apply

21st November 2022 

Admit Card release date

To be announced

Written Exam Date

To be announced

Result

To be announced

Karnataka Police Constable Admit Card 2022

Admit card is the mandatory document to attend the Karnataka Police Constable examination. The candidates must log in with their registration number/ date of birth to download the admit card. Below are the steps to download the Karnataka Police Constable Admit Card.

Step 1: Go to the official website and go to the latest news section.

Step 2: Find the notification “Karnataka Police Constable Admit Card” and click on it.

Step 3: Enter the required login credentials and click on the submit button.

Step 4: The admit card will appear on your screen.

Step 5: Verify the details like name, date of birth, etc.

Step 6: Download and take a printout of the admit card for future reference.

Karnataka Police Constable Salary

Selected candidates will be offered great benefits with a decent Karnataka Police Constable Recruitment salary. In addition to pay, they will also be eligible for TA, DA and, HRA, and other allowances as per rules in force from time to time.

Basic

Pay Scale

DA

Medical

HRA

Gross Salary

INR 23,500

INR 23,500- INR 47,650

INR 2644

INR 200

INR 1880

INR 32,764

INR 3760

INR 34,644

INR 5640

INR 36,524

Karnataka Police Constable Cut Off 2022

The candidates must know that the Cut Off acts as a quality mark for the KSP Constable written test. Below are the steps to download the Karnataka Police Constable Cut Off.

Step 1: Go to the official website and go to the latest news section.

Step 2: Find the notification “Karnataka Police Constable Cut Off” and click on it.

Step 3: A PDF will be flashed on your screen where you can see the category-wise Cut Off.

Step 4: Check the Cut Off as per your category.

Step 5: Download and take a printout of the Cut Off for future reference.

Karnataka Police Constable Answer Key 2022

The  Karnataka Police Constable answer key. will be released after the exam has been conducted. Below are the steps to download the answer key.

Step 1: Go to the official website and go to the latest news section.

Step 2: Find the notification “Karnataka Police Constable Cut Off” and click on it.

Step 3: A PDF will be flashed on your screen where you can see the category-wise Cut Off.

Step 4: Check the Cut Off as per your category.

Step 5: Download and take a printout of the Cut Off for future reference.

How to Prepare for the Karnataka Police Constable Exam 2022?

Constable is a dream position for many candidates. Many candidates feel it is difficult to crack the examination. But with rigorous practice and efforts, the candidates can get recruited quite comfortably. Below are a few Karnataka Police Constable preparation tips that must be followed by the candidates to crack the recruitment process.

  • The candidates must prepare a study plan which helps to cover the complete syllabus.
  • Attempt a maximum number of mock tests which helps you have a realistic experience of the actual examination.
  • Go through the previous year’s papers and PrepForSure test series to analyze the weightage in each subtopic and you can check the difficulty level of the examination.
  • Stay updated for the current affairs section of the examination and for this one can visit the PrepForSure Current Affairs section.

Recommended Books for Karnataka Police Constable Exam

Given below are some of the recommended Karnataka Police Constable books by the experts for a quick reference. Applicants can purchase these books through online sites or the nearest stationery. Check out the subject-wise top rated books for the Karnataka State Police Constable exam below:

Subject

Books

Author

Publisher

General Knowledge

General Knowledge 

Manohar Pandey

Arihant Publications; Thirteen editions (4 February 2020)

General English

Objective General English for Competitive Exams

SP Bakshi

Arihant Publications; Second edition (1 December 2014)

Reasoning

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Arihant Publications

If you are preparing for the exam then you can download Karnataka Police Constable Exam Previous Year Papers here! 

Karnataka Police Constable Result 2022

The result will be released for every stage of the Karnataka Police Constable recruitment process. Below are the steps to check the Karnataka Police Constable Result.

Step 1: Go to the official website and go to the latest news section.

Step 2: Find the notification “Karnataka Police Constable Result” and click on it.

Step 3: A PDF will be flashed on your screen where you can see the candidates who are qualified.

Step 4: Find your name using CTRL+F.

Step 5: Download and take a printout of the result for future reference.

Hopefully, this article on Karnataka Police Constable Recruitment 2022 was informative for all the candidates. The interested candidate must go through the official notification without fail before applying. The candidates can prepare for various defense and state police exams by downloading the PrepForSure App.