Kerala Civil Police Officer Recruitment

Kerala Public Service Commission has invited applications from eligible candidates for the post of Civil Police Officer formerly known as Police Constable. This post explains the Kerala Police Constable recruitment method, minimum requirements (both physical and educational) to appear the test, number of reported vacancies, starting salary, previous year question papers etc. Concise of the latest both men and women Civil Police Officer recruitment notifications by Kerala PSC is given below.

Notification Name of the Post Last Date to Apply
657/2017 Civil Police Officer(Armed Police Battalion) 31-01-2018
653/2017 Woman Civil Police Officer 31-01-2018
Eligibility to Apply

Only those who satisfy the below qualifications can apply for this post.

  1. Age Limit to Apply
    Age limit to apply for Kerala Civil Police Officer post for general category is 18-26. For OBC category, relaxation of 3 years in upper age limit is allowed. Upper age relaxation for SC/ST category to apply for Constable vacancy is 5 years.
  2. Physical Qualifications to Apply
    Minimum height and chest to apply for both men and women Police constable post is given in the chart below.

    Sex Height Chest Chest expansion
    Men 168 cm 81 cm 5 cm
  3. Minimum Educational Qualification
    Only those having pass in HSE examination (Plus Two) or its equivalent can apply for Kerala Civil Police Officer post.
How to Apply

Public Service Commission will accept only the online mode of application through official PSC website. In order to apply for Civil Police Officer vacancies, you must go through the following steps.

  1. Visit the official Kerala PSC website through the link below.
  2. Click on Notification and click on State wide direct recruitment
  3. Now you need to check for the notification for Civil Police Officer
  4. Click on Apply button
Kerala Civil Police Officer Selection Process

Kerala Police Constable selection process has two stages. First stage is OMR based written test and those who passed the written test will be called for physical efficiency test.

Details of Each Constable Recruitments

The below chart provides details of previous Civil Police Officer recruitments conducted by Public Service Commission. Previous year Civil Police Officer exam cut off marks, number of filled constable vacancies etc will be updated in the chart.

657/2017 Recruitment is conducted for Armed Police Battalion and Battalion wise vacancies are reported. Notification number 657/2017 prohibits applicants from applying to more than one Battalion and Public Service Commission will publish battalion wise rank list. Those who born between 2.1.1991 and 01.01.1999 (both dates included) only are eligible to apply.
Kerala Civil Police Officer Physical Efficiency Test

Public Service Commission will conduct one star standard physical fitness test for those who have successfully passed the written test. Number of items for men candidates with guidelines are given below.

No: Item One Star Standards
1 100 Meters Run 14 Seconds
2 High Jump 132.20 cm
3 Long Jump 457.20 cm
4 Putting the Shot (7264 gm) 609.60 cm
5 Throwing the cricket ball 6096 cm
6 Rope climbing (using hand only) 365.80 cm
7 Pull up or chinning 8 times
8 1500 meters run 5 minutes & 44 seconds