JK Police SI Exam- Overview, Important Dates, Selection Process, Examination Pattern

The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) will be releasing soon the Notification for the recruitment of Sub Inspector in the Jammu and Kashmir Police. The Notification for recruitment of SI in JK Police for 2021 will be released on the official website of Jammu and Kashmir Police or the JKSSB official website.  The vacancies announced are Sub Inspector (Executive/ Armed) and Sub Inspector (Telecommunication Wing).  Continue reading to learn about the JK Police SI Exam

JK Police SI Exam: Overview

Organization’s nameJammu & Kashmir Police (JK Police)
Board for Recruitment JKSSB (Jammu & Kashmir Services Selection Board)
Recruiting Authority’s Official Websitejkpolice.gov.in
Serial Number of the Notification———————————————
Advertisement Number ———————————————
Examination NameJK Police SI Examination 2021
Name of the Post(s) AnnouncedSub-Inspector
Number of Vacancies Announced800
Category of JobJammu and Kashmir Police Job, Jammu and Kashmir State Government Job
Location of Job PostingJammu and Kashmir
Process of SelectionPhysical Efficiency Exam
Medical Examination
Computer Based Test (CBT)
Interview Test or DV

JK Police SI Exam: Important Dates

The posts for SI Jammu and Kashmir Police have been announced and approved and the Notification for the same will be out soon.  Here are some important dates to keep track of on the official website of the recruiting authority.

Apply online start dateTo be Announced Soon
Apply online last dateTo be Announced Soon
Last Date for fee paymentTo be Announced Soon
Application correction start dateTo be Announced Soon
Application correction last dateTo be Announced Soon
Admit Card Printing Start dateTo be Announced Soon
Date of the Written ExaminationTo be Announced Soon

Online Application Filling For The JK Police SI Exam

Soon the process for online application for Jammu and Kashmir Police Sub Inspector will be opened.  All of the applicants will need to apply online for the vacancies of SI Jammu and Kashmir Police both Female and Male SI by logging on to their official website by using the online application form. 

Before applying online, it is essential to go through the recruitment notification thoroughly and understand all aspects and all requirements.  You must check out that you fully qualify for the post before filling out the form.   For example, you must be a minimum of 18 years of age to apply for the post.  Also, this post is a JKSSB Graduate Level Post and only those who are graduates or hold an equivalent qualification can apply for it. The various eligibility criteria fall into 3 broad categories which are:

  • Age
  • Nationality
  • Education

The following steps provide detailed instructions to fill out the online application form for the JK Police SI vacancies.

Online Procedure For JK Police SI Exam Application Form

Step 1: Visit the Official Website of the Recruitment board.

Step 2: On the Homepage, click the link for Applying Online

Step 3: Now click the link for Online Application for Police SI Recruitment

Step 4: This will display the page containing the Application Form 

Step 5: Enter the details that are asked for such as name, Date of Birth, Fathers/ Mother’s name, e-mail Id, Phone number. 

Step 6: Upload all the required documents.

Step 7: Preview your application to ensure all details are correctly filled by you.   Correct any entry that is incorrect.

Step 8: Click on Submit Button for the final submission of the application.

Step 9: Take a printout of your application as this will come in handy at a later stage.

Selection Process

There are 4 stages in the process of selection.  A candidate has to qualify in each stage to become eligible for selection. The four stages in the process of selection are:

  1. Physical Endurance Test (PET)
  2. Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  3. Written Examination
  4. Viva-voce/personality Assessment test
  • In the Physical Endurance Test, the physical ability and performance on various tests, such as running, are tested for the candidate.
  • In the Physical Measurement Test, the height, weight, etc., of the candidate is checked against a minimum criteria.
  • The Written Examination tests logic, general knowledge, mathematical ability, etc.
  • In the Viva Voce, the communication skill, confidence, attitude, etc., of the candidates are tested.

Examination Pattern

There is a pre-decided pattern and a minimum requirement for each of the four stages in the selection process.  While the physical endurance test and the Physical Measurement Test, are different for Males and Females, they are the same for Males and Females in the Written Test and Viva Voce.

Let us look at the pattern of examination at each of the four stages.

The Pattern Of The Physical Endurance Test Or PET

Event MaleCriteriaFemaleCriteria
Running1600 metersComplete in 06 minutes 30 Seconds1000 metersComplete in 06 minutes 30 Seconds
Pushups20one cycle of up and down to be counted as one————————-————————
Shot Put (4 Kgs)—————–—————————————14½ feetMaximum three attempts

The Pattern Of The Physical Measurement Test Or PMT

Height5 ft 6 inches5 ft 2 inches
Height for candidates from Ladakh Region & Gorkha Community5 ft 4 inches5 ft
Chest32 inches  (Unexpanded) 33½ inches (Expanded)—————————————–

At the time of the Physical Measurement Test, all candidates must bring their original documents for verification.

The Pattern Of The Written Examination

The Written Examination pattern for the Jammu and Kashmir Police SI selection process is as given below. 

  • The Written Examination is an objective type exam
  • The Examination has multiple choice questions
  • The Maximum Marks for the written Examination are 85 marks
  • For the Sub Inspector (Executive/ Armed) the Written Examination will comprise 120 Questions.
  • For the Sub Inspector (Telecommunication Wing) the Written Examination will comprise 100 Questions.
  • The Written Examination if for 120 minutes or 2 hours
  • The level of the questions posed in the Written Examination will be of Graduation Level.

The following Table provides weightage for the various subjects of the written examination for questions and the marks. 

SubjectTotal Number of QuestionsTotal Number of Marks
General Awareness and General Knowledge4030

JK Police SI Exam Syllabus

The Examination will be conducted for Sub Inspector (Executive/ Armed and Telecommunication Wing). While there will be overlap in part of the syllabus for all, some parts of the syllabus will be exclusively for Telecommunication Wing.

Syllabus For Sub Inspector (Executive/ Armed and Telecommunication Wing)

Current Events having International and National Importance.

  • History of India
  • Indian National Movement.
  • World geography
  • Indian Geography 
  • Economic, Social & Physical, Geography of the world
  • Economic, Social & Physical, Geography of India

Indian Politics

  • Constitution
  • Political System
  • Panchayati Raj
  • Public Policy
  • Rights Issues, etc.

Social Economic Development

  • Social structure initiatives, 
  • Sustainable development
  • Inclusion
  • Poverty
  • Demographics, etc.

Environmental Ecology General Issues Related To It

  • Climate change
  • Biodiversity 
  • Mental Ability
  • General Science
  • Basic Numeracy


  • Number System
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simplification
  • Time and Distance
  • Percentage
  • Unitary Method
  • LCM
  • Compound Interest
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Simple Interest
  • HCF
  • Algebra
  • Time and Wok
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Menstruation (2D & 3D)
  • Data Interpretation
  • Economical News

 General Knowledge

  •  Authors and Books
  • General Knowledge
  •  Budget and Five Year Plans
  •  Awards and Honours
  •  Sports.
  •  Financial News
  • Science – Inventions, Discoveries, etc.

 Analytical Aptitude

  •  Distance and Time
  • Percentages
  • Interest
  • Simplification
  • Work and Time
  • Cisterns and Pipes
  • Profit and Loss
  • Averages
  • Problems on Ages
  • Data Interpretation
  • Boats and Streams, etc.

Only For Sub Inspector (Telecommunication Wing)

  • Components & Materials 
  • Communication System & Antennas
  • Network Theory
  • Basic Electronics
  • Computer Basic
  • Digital Electronics.
  • Electrical Machines
  • Multiplexing & Mobile Telephony
  • Optical Fiber Communication
  • Satellite Communication

Admit Card

The Admit Card for the examination will be issued to all those applicants whose application has been found to be in order after scrutiny.  The Admit Card will be available online and will have to be printed by the candidates and a hard copy carried to the Examination Venue and Examination Hall on the day of the Examination.  The admit card will generally be available on the official website of the Examination board about 10 to 15 days prior to the Examination date.  It is good to download a copy of the Admit Card and keep it safe for future use.

When the Admit Card becomes available for candidates to print, the candidates must check that all the information provided in the Admit Card is exactly the same as the information provided in the application form that they have filled.  The details on the Admit Card that must be checked are:

  1. Candidate’s Name 
  2. Candidate’s Father’s Name
  3. Candidate’s Photograph 
  4. Address of the candidate
  5. Candidate’s Registration Number
  6. Candidate’s Roll number
  7. Venue of the Examination
  8. Time and Date of the Examination
  9. The Examination’s Duration
  10. Address of Examination centre
  11. Space provided for the Signature of the Candidate
  12. Space provided for the thumb impression of the Candidate
  13. Instructions regarding the examination

In case any of the information provided in the Admit card is different from what had been given in the application form, it is important to have it corrected.  Reach out to the helpline number or the e-mail ID provided for problem resolution.   The error will be resolved and a fresh admit card will be issued. On the day of the examination, several other documents need to be carried to the Examination Venue.  

Candidates need to carry the originals of the documents mentioned below (as well as the Admit Card) as ID Proof for verification. Failing to produce an ID Proof in original at the examination centre the candidate will not be allowed to sit for the examination. any two of the following documents can be carried for verification and ID proof: 

  • Adhaar Card
  • Driver’s license
  • Employer ID
  • Pan Card
  • The Admit Card
  • Two recent passport size photographs
  • Voter ID


There are four stages of tests in the selection process for the JK Police Sub Inspector. The number of vacancies declared for the post is 690+. The Notification for Recruitment is to be brought out soon.  After the Notification is out, the candidates will need to fill out the Application form.  When the date for the Examination is declared, the Admit Card will need to be printed out. Since at the moment the Notification is not out, it gives candidates a lot of time to begin preparation based on the syllabus for JK Police SI. The written Examination for JK Police SI will be a multiple-choice, objective-type question paper. Candidates should download the syllabus and go through it carefully. Procure the books that cover the syllabus and study them thoroughly. Revise as many times as needed so that the information is retained. Also, keep up the physical training as it will be beneficial during the Physical Endurance Test.  With hard work, a positive attitude, focus it will be easily possible to qualify.


What are the various stages of the selection process of the JK Police SI post?

There are 4 stages in the process, which are:
Physical Endurance Test (PET)
Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
Written Examination
Viva-voce/personality Assessment test

What is the pattern for the Written Examination for JK Police SI?

The pattern for the written examination for JK Police SI is as follows:
The Written Examination is an objective type exam
The Examination has multiple choice questions
The Maximum Marks for the written Examination are 85 marks
For the Sub Inspector (Executive/ Armed) the Written Examination will comprise 120 Questions.
For the Sub Inspector (Telecommunication Wing) the Written Examination will comprise 100 Questions.
The Written Examination is for 120 minutes or 2 hours
The level of the questions posed in the Written Examination will be of Graduation Level.

How long will the JK Police SI Exam be?

The Examination will be of a 2 hours / 120 minutes duration. 

How many Questions will the JK Police SI Exam have?

There will be 120 questions for Sub Inspector (Executive/ Armed) while there will be 100 questions for Sub Inspector (Telecommunication Wing).

What are the Maximum Marks for the JK Police SI Exam?

The Maximum marks for the Examination will be 85 marks.

What are the cut-off Marks for JK Police SI Exam?

The cut off marks will be notified after the process of the Written examination has been completed. 


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