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From time to time, Kerala Public Service Commission invites applications for recruitment to various posts like the Kerala PSC Police Constable and Kerala PSC SI posts.
Candidates who aspire to take the posts, have to first go through the tough Kerala Police recruitment selection procedure. Success in this promises all the aspirants a challenging and one of the most coveted jobs in the Kerala Police Force. It is an opportunity to serve the nation.
To understand the career growth potential, one needs to understand the organisational structure in the Police Force.
Director General of Police (DGP)
Additional Director General Of Police (ADGP)
Inspector General Of Police/ Special Inspector General Of Police (IGP/SIGP)
Deputy Inspector General Of Police (DIGP)
Superintendent of Police/Deputy Commissioner Of Police (SP/DCP)
Superintendent of Police/Deputy Commissioner Of Police (Junior Management Level)
Additional Superintendent Of Police/Deputy Commissioner of Police (ASP/DCP)
Deputy Superintendent of Police/Assistant Commissioner Of Police (DSP/ACP)
Police Inspector (P.I.)
Assistant Police Inspector (A.P.I.)
Police Sub-Inspector (SI)
Assistant Police Sub-Inspector (ASI)
Head Constable (HC)Police Constable (PC)
Job Profile of Sub Inspector of Police and Constable
As you see from the above ranking this post lies below the superior ranks. SI rank is above constable rank. They are the officers who are in charge of police station. According to law, all the police officers of any rank has the same responsibilities and power except some powers of higher rank officials.
Maintaining law and order and crime prevention are the major duties of a police officer.
Sub inspector has to file and investigate the cognizable crime reported inside his station boundary.
To know more about the scope of the Kerala PSC SI job profile, check this
Pay Scale in the ranks:
Kerala Police Armed Constable : 12,300 to 23,300 Rs/-
Civil Constable : 13,200 to 22,200 Rs/-
SI Pay Scale : 16,980 to 31,360 Rs/-
Kerala Police Constable
The Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) had last announced the Notification of Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Recruitment 2019 on 5th January 2019 to fill 113 Vacancies of Police Constable and Sales Assistant Posts. For more details of Kerala PSC Recruitment 2019 refer to the KPSC Official Website. We shall be updating the latest updates when the official announcement for the exams is made.
The applicants must have passed out either class 10th or 12th or an equivalent examination from the recognized Board/ University or Institutes.
MEN & WOMEN: 19 yrs. to 25 yrs.
The applicants must have minimum age 19 yrs. and the maximum age limit can be 25 yrs.
The KPSC Exam Paper is comprised of 100 multiple choice questions for 100 marks, where each question carries one mark.
Questions are asked from GK, English, Arithmetic, and Reasoning subjects.
The time duration allotted for this Kerala PSC Police Exam is 1 Hour 15 Minutes.
Kerala Police SI
It is in the year 2015 that the last Kerala Police SI exam was conducted and the rank list of selected candidates was published on March 2019. So we are expecting the notifications for the next exam to be released soon.
Candidates should have passed the bachelor’s degree from any university or institution. Age should be in between 18 to 26 years. For OBC candidates the age limit is relaxed by 3 years and for SC/ST candidates the age limit is relaxed by 5 years
Kerala PSC SI Selection process:
The selection process kicks of with the prelims followed by a main written exam This is followed by the Physical Endurance Test.
The selection process is as follows
- Pre Written Exam
- Mains Written Exam
- Physical Measurement Test
- Physical Efficiency Test
- Medical Test
- Document Verification Test
- Final Merit List
Now that you have decided to join the Police Force and you understand the requirements of the role, focus on the exam preparation.
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