TSPSC Constable Recruitment 2022 – Check Application Dates, Eligibility, Selection & More!

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The TSPSC (Telangana State Public Service Commission) will announce the TSPSC Constable notification for the year 2022 soon. An estimated 17156 vacancies are expected to be made available for the posts of TSPSC Constable such as civil, armed reserve, firemen, warders, IT & C, mechanic, and driver. Candidates who wish to apply and meet the necessary TSPSC Constable eligibility criteria can apply online to appear after looking at the TSPSC Constable Notification and recruitment process that consists of some written exams and physical tests. 

  • The Telangana State Police is the state's official law enforcement agency and has vacancies available for various posts under the Police Constable category. This is good news as there has been a recent surge in the number of aspirants who want to join the Telangana State Police force. 
  • Aspirants are required to go through a selection process involving two rounds for TSPSC Constable Recruitment, which consists of two written examinations and two physical examinations. 
  • Read ahead to get detailed information and answers to all your questions regarding the TSPSC Constable recruitment process.

*NOTE: Since the official TSPSC Constable notification 2022 is yet to be published, the entire content of the article is curated based on the previous year’s Telangana Police Constable recruitment details. Most of the information is expected to remain the same but in case of any changes in any aspect, we will update this page accordingly. Stay tuned!

TSPSC Constable Notification & Important Information 2022:

Exam Conducting Authority

Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC)

Official Website

www.tspsc.gov.in

Name of the Post

Police Constable

Total Vacancies

To be announced

Selection Process

Preliminary Written Test, Physical Measurements Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Written Examination

Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

Last Date to get Admit Card

To be announced

Exam Date and Time

To be announced 

Exam Center Location

Several districts across Telangana

Exam Mode

Online

State

Government Jobs In Telangana

Qualification

12th Pass Government Jobs

TSPSC Constable Vacancy 2022

As per the previous recruitment details, 17156 vacancies had come up in the Telangana State Police Department for the post of Police Constable in the latest TSPSC Constable Recruitment to various departments for both men and women. Interested candidates may apply online through the TSPSC online portal when the application dates have been announced. The number of vacancies available each year varies depending on the number of posts the TSPSC is recruiting in its various administrative departments.

  • The vacancies are allocated based on categories and districts. 
  • Candidates who qualify for the TSPSC Constable posts will be given a seat based on their category (general or reserved) and the number of seats available at the time, after having passed all the written and physical examinations. 
  • Note that 33.3 percent of all vacant posts in each category are reserved for women. Given below is a list of posts with the number of seats available for the position for the year 2022.

TSPSC Constable Vacancies

TSPSC Constable Post

Number of Seats 

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constable (Civil) (Men & Women)

5909

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constable (AR) (Men & Women)

5237

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constable (SAR CPL) (Men)

53

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constable (TSSP) (Men)

4816

Constable Jobs in Telangana Special Police Force Department

485

Firemen in Telangana State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department

168

Station Fire Officer in Telangana State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department

19

Warders (Male) in Prisons and Correctional Service Department

186

Warders (Female) in Prisons and Correctional Service Department

35

Deputy Jailor in Prisons and Correctional Service Department

15

Assistant Matron in Prisons and Correctional Service Department

02

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constable (Information Technology and Communications) (Men & Women)

142

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constable (Mechanics) (Men)

19

Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constable (Drivers) (Men)

70

Total vacancies

17156

TSPSC Constable Apply Online 2022

Candidates who would like to apply to the TSPSC Constable Recruitment have to apply online (only), after verifying that they meet the required eligibility criteria, by logging on to the online portal. 

  • The application form must be filled with the necessary personal details as well as scanned copies of your passport size photograph and signature. 
  • Be sure not to leave any blanks unfilled and enter only accurate information as it can lead to dismissal of your candidature otherwise. 
  • No corrections can be made after the application has been submitted, so make sure to go through the entire form before submitting it. 
  • Candidates must also read all the instructions before clicking the "I AGREE" checkbox. After successfully submitting your application, you will receive an acknowledgment to your email ID.

How to apply for TSPSC Constable Recruitment 2022?

After verifying their eligibility for the TSPSC Constable Recruitment, candidates can fill up the application form on the online portal on the official site. The following are the steps to be followed by the candidates while applying online:

Step 1: Log on to the official website and click on "Apply Online" from the main menu.

Step 2: Register yourself in the portal using Mobile Number as your user ID.

Step 3: Select the posts you are interested in applying for.

Step 4: Pay the registration fee (which will depend on the number of posts applied) through any of the available modes.

Step 5: Log in with your user ID and fill in Part-I of the application form.

Step 6: Now scan and upload a copy of your photograph in passport size and specimen signature in a single file not more than 50kb in JPEG format.

Step 7: Click on "Submit" to submit the application form.

Step 8: Print out your application form.

How to correct your TSPSC Constable recruitment application?

It is not possible to correct your TSPSC Constable Recruitment application form after submitting it. However, you can try contacting the helpline via the helpline numbers provided on the official website of TSPSC. The helpline is available from 8 AM to 8 PM, on all days other than Sundays and public holidays.

TSPSC Constable Notification & Application Fee 2022

  • Candidates belonging to OC and BC categories applying for the TSPSC Constable Recruitment to various posts have to pay a fee of Rs. 800 towards the registration of the application, processing of application form, conduction of tests and examinations, maintenance of the online portal, and others. 
  • Candidates from the SC and ST categories only have to pay Rs. 400 towards the same. All the remaining candidates have to pay Rs. 800 towards the same. 
  • The fee will not be refunded after payment.

TSPSC Constable Recruitment Selection Process 2022

The selection process for TSPSC Constable Recruitment has three stages which are stated below. 

  • Preliminary Written Test (PWT)

Eligible candidates that have applied for the various constable posts are required to appear for the Preliminary Written Test which consists of one paper of three hours duration for a total of 200 marks. The questions will be in multiple-choice format (MCQs) and are available in three languages—English, Telugu, and Urdu. 

  • Physical Measurements Test (PMT)

Candidates who have qualified for the preliminary test must meet the following requirements.

The height must not be lower than 167.6 cm and the chest must not be less than 86.3 cm on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 5 cm for all posts for men. For women candidates, height must not be below 152.5 cm.

  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

For all posts for men, candidates must qualify in any of the three events, including 800 m running, out of the five events of the Physical Efficiency Test as detailed below.

Item

Qualifying Time/ Distance (General)

Qualifying Time/ Distance (Ex-Servicemen)

100 m Run

15 seconds

16.5 seconds

Long Jump

3.80 meters

3.65 meters

Shot Put (7.26 kg)

5.60 meters 

5.60 meters 

High Jump

1.20 meters

1.05 meters 

800 m Run

170 seconds

200 seconds

Women candidates must qualify any two of the three events of the Physical Efficiency Test as detailed below.

Item

Qualifying Time/ Distance

100 m Run

20.0 seconds

Long Jump

2.50 meters

Shot put (4.00 kg)

3.75 meters

  • Final Written Examination (FWE)

Candidates who qualify the physical tests must appear for the Final Written Examination which will be of 200 marks for the Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constable (Civil) and Firemen and of 100 marks for all the other posts. The questions will be objective type questions, and the paper is available in three languages—English, Telugu, and Urdu. 

  • Personal interview and verification of documents

Candidates who have qualified for all four stages of selection will be called in for a personal interview, followed by verification of certificates and other documents. The tentative dates of the interview and document verification will be intimated on the official website. The candidates can take a look at the certificates needed for candidate verification in the below section.

Certificates Needed for Candidate Verification Post Selection

Candidates who have qualified for the preliminary exam, as well as other selection procedures, must have the following certificates (as applicable) ready for verification.

  • SSC/Matriculation Certificate or an equivalent certificate as proof of Date of Birth.
  • Intermediate Certificate or an equivalent certificate.
  • Community Certificate issued by the Government of Telangana for age relaxation.
  • The latest Non-Creamy Layer Certificate issued by the Government of Telangana for Backward Classes candidates, if they claim reservation.
  • Agency Area Certificate for candidates of ST and Aboriginal Tribe of Adilabad, Khammam Warangal, and Mahabubnagar districts, if they claim relaxation in physical standards.
  • The Service Certificate by those employees or candidates in Telangana State Government Service for claiming age relaxation.
  • A Special Category Certificate(s) by those candidates who claim special reservations.
  • The Instructor of NCC Certificate, for those applicable, for claiming age relaxation.
  • The Ex-Servicemen Certificate, for those applicable, if already discharged from service, for claiming age relaxation or reservation.
  • A No Objection Certificate by the serving personnel of Army, Navy, or Air Force of the Indian Union for claiming age relaxation or reservation.
  • Bonafide Certificates.
  • For widows, the Death Certificate of the husband along with an affidavit, that she has not remarried, for claiming age relaxation.
  • A certified copy of the judgment or decree in case of divorced women or judicially separated along with the affidavit that she has not remarried, for claiming age relaxation.

TSPSC Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022

The TSPSC Constable Eligibility criteria are as given below based on the previous year’s eligibility details.

TSPSC Constable Age limit

  • The candidate is required to be between 18 and 25 years of age for Stipendiary Cadet Trainee (SCT) Police Constable and between 18 and 33 years for Firemen. 
  • Age relaxation is available to specific categories as per the guidelines of the Telangana state government.

TSPSC Constable Educational qualifications

  • The candidate is required to have passed the Intermediate (10+2) or an equivalent examination recognized by the Telangana State Government. 
  • Candidates belonging to SC or ST categories must have passed SSC or its equivalent examination recognized by the Telangana State Government.

TSPSC Constable Exam Pattern 2022

The TSPSC Constable syllabus and exam pattern is based on four stages, i.e., two written examinations and two rounds of physical tests. Detailed information of the exam pattern are provided below:

Preliminary Written Test (PWT) 

  • It has one paper of 200 marks
  • The duration is 3 hours
  • The paper consists of objective type questions (MCQs)
  • The questions will be based on the subjects, English, arithmetics, general science, Indian history, Indian culture, the Indian National Movement, Indian geography, polity and economy, current events of national and international importance, reasoning or mental ability, and topics related to the state of Telangana.

Final Written Examination (FWE)

  • It has one paper of 200 marks
  • The duration is 3 hours
  • The paper consists of objective type questions (MCQs)
  • The questions will be based on the subjects, English, arithmetics, general science, Indian history, Indian culture, the Indian National Movement, Indian geography, polity and economy, current events of national and international importance, reasoning or mental ability, personality test (ethics, sensitivity to gender and weaker sections, social awareness, and emotional intelligence), and topics related to the state of Telangana.

TSPSC Constable Exam Dates 2022

The official Exam Dates for the TSPSC Constable Recruitment Preliminary Written Examination and the Final Written examination will be announced soon on its official website.

Events

Tentative Exam Date 

TSPSC Constable Recruitment 2022 Prelims

To be announced

TSPSC Constable Physical Measurements Tests

To be announced

TSPSC Constable Physical Efficiency Test

To be announced

TSPSC Constable Recruitment 2022 Finals

To be announced

TSPSC Constable Admit Card 2022

The hall tickets for the written examinations of the TSPSC Constable Recruitment examination will be available on the official website two to three weeks before the exam date. To download their TSPSC Constable hall tickets, the candidates should follow these steps:

Step 1: Go to the TSPSC official website and click on "TS Police Constable Admit Card" or similar links.

Step 2: Log on to the application portal by entering your application number and date of birth and click submit to access the portal.

Step 3: Download and print out your admit card.

TSPSC Constable Cut Off 2022

To qualify the Preliminary Written Examination and the Final Written examination, candidates must score above the TSPSC Constable cutoffs as detailed below. The following are the expected cut off marks for the TSPSC Constable Recruitment for the year 2022. 

Category

Expected Cutoff

General

40% (80 marks) and above 

OBC

35% (70 marks) and above

SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen

30% (60 marks) and above

TSPSC Constable Preparation Tips 2022

  • Download the official TSPSC Constable syllabus to know all the topics to be asked in the exam and prepare accordingly. 
  • Check the exam pattern of the TSPSC Constable Recruitment to know the total marks & weightage of each round of selection process, marks distribution of each topic of the written test, negative markings if any, duration of the test, etc. Prioritize and devote more time on the difficult topics as per your requirement.
  • Prepare a study plan of at least 06 hours a day including breaks which is very important to relax your mind. Stick to it on a daily basis for most efficient preparation.
  • Solve online Telangana Police mock tests and TSPSC Constable previous year papers for through practice and also to get an idea on the type of questions asked in the actual examination.

Best Books for TSPSC Constable Exam Preparation 2022

From the table given below, find the most recommended and relevant overall and subject wise books for TSPSC Police Constable Exam preparation. These TSPSC Constable books cover all the topics mentioned in the syllabus and are very popular amongst the aspirants. 

Sr. No.

Topics

Books

1.

Overall

  • Telangana Police Constable (Preliminary) Exam Guide by RPH Editorial Board

2.

General Knowledge

  • Telangana General Knowledge by Ajay Kumar
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge by Binary Karn
  • General Knowledge 2022 by Manohar Pandey, Arihant Publications

3.

General English

  • Perfect Competitive English by V.K.Sinha
  • Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi, Arihant Publication

4.

Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  • Quicker Math by Arihant Publications
  • A New Approach to Reasoning by Arihant Publications.
  • General Intelligence and Mental Ability Test by RPH Editorial Board

TSPSC Constable Answer Key 2022

The TSPSC Commission will release the official answer keys for the TSPSC Constable Recruitment exam, a month after the completion of the two written examinations respectively. 

One can download the TSPSC constable answer key by following the steps given below:

Step 1: Go to the official website of TSPSC, http://www.tspsc.gov.in

Step 2: Go to the TSPSC Constable Notifications webpage.

Step 3: Search for the TSPSC constable answer key.

Step 4: Click on the link. 

Step 5: Download and print the answer key for your reference.

TSPSC Constable Result 2022

The date of announcement of results, as well as the merit list for the TSPSC Constable Recruitment 2022 will be declared on the official website. Here are the steps that you should follow to get your TSPSC Constable Result 2022:

Step 1: Login to the official site of TSPSC, tspsc.gov.in

Step 2: Click on the section which says “Results 2022.”

Step 3: Now you have to search for the notification regarding the TSPSC Constable results 2022.

Step 4: After finding the TSPSC Constable notification, open it. 

Step 5: You'll be asked to input your TSPSC ID and DOB to access your result. Fill in the required details and click on login.

Step 6: You'll be taken to your account where you'll see the TSPSC Constable results 2022. Click on this, and you'll be taken to your result. 

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