Karnataka PSI Recruitment 2021- Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Vacancy

Karnataka State Police (KSP) has announced notification for the recruitment of Police Sub Inspector (Civil) vacancies on March 05, 2021, @recruitment.ksp.gov.in. The graduate passed candidates who are interested in the Karnataka PSI can apply online from April 01, 2021. A total of 402 vacancies have been released officially for this recruitment. As per the extension notice released again, the online application has been extended to 7th July 2021. The candidates who are interested in police recruitment this is the golden chance to apply. In this article, we are providing all the details regarding the recruitment process.

Karnataka PSI Recruitment 2021- Overview

Department NameKarnataka State Police Department
Name of PostPolice Sub Inspector (PSI)
Total Positions402
Application Commencement Date23 January to 22 February 2021
Exam Date14 November 2021
KSP PSI Call Letter Available From15 days before the exam date
Official Websitehttp://psicivil21.ksp-online.in/

Karnataka PSI Recruitment 2021- Important Dates

Apply Online Start Date1st April 2021
Apply Online Last Date7th July 2021
Last Date for Payment of Fee9th July 2021

Karnataka PSI Recruitment 2021- Vacancy

PostNo.of Vacancies
Police Sub Inspector (Civil) 402

Karnataka PSI Exam Pattern

The KSP Police Sub Inspector Exam will be of two types viz. Descriptive Type & Objective Type. The Descriptive type exam will have 50 marks while the objective type exam carries 150 marks. The time allotment for KSP PSI Exam is 1 Hr 30 Mins for each test.

KSP PSI Paper Pattern (Descriptive Test)

Paper 1Essay Writing (600 words)20Time
Precis Writing101 hour 30 minutes
Translation from English to Kannada and Vice Versa10+10

KSP PSI Paper Pattern (Objective Type Test)

Paper 2Mental Ability and Current Affairs1501 Hour 30 Minutes

Note: 1/4th marks will be deducted for the wrong answer

Karnataka PSI Recruitment 2021- Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • The candidates holding a Graduation Degree are eligible to apply.

Age Limit

For Direct Recruitment:

  • Age Limit: 21-30 Years

Application Fees

  • For GM & OBC (2A, 2B, 3A, 3B): Rs. 500/-
  • For SC, ST, CAT-01: Rs. 250/-

Karnataka PSI Salary 

Karnataka PSI Salary is in the range of Rs. 37,900 to Rs. 70850/- per month

Karnataka PSI Recruitment 2021 Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of a written exam, endurance test and physical standard test.

For PSTCategoryHeightChestWeight 
 Male168 cm86 cm (5cm Expansion)
 Service Candidates168 cm86 cm (5cm Expansion)
 Female157 cmNot Applicable45 kgs  
For ET:Race/ RunningLong Jump (3 Chance)Shot Put (3 Chance)High Jump (3 Chance)
Male1600 meters in 7 minutes3.80 meters5.60 meters (7.26 kg)1.20 meters
Ex-Serviceman & Female400 meters in 2 minutes 10 Sec2.50 meters3.75 meters (4 kg)0.90 meters

Karnataka PSI Syllabus

Karnataka PSI Syllabus for Mental Ability

  1. Problems on Trains.
  2. Percentages.
  3. Ratios and Proportion.
  4. H.C.F. and L.C.M.
  5. Pipes and Cisterns.
  6. Problems on Ages.
  7. Data Interpretation.
  8. Mixture and Allegation.
  9. Boats and Streams.
  10. Simple & Compound Interest.
  11. Time and Work.
  12. Discounts.
  13. Average.
  14. Number System.
  15. Profit and Loss.
  16. Time and Distance.
  17. Clocks and Calendars.

Karnataka PSI Syllabus for Current Affairs

  1. General Policy.
  2. Countries and Capitals.
  3. International and National Organizations.
  4. Science and Technology.
  5. Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  6. Important Days.
  7. Indian History.
  8. Books and Authors.
  9. Awards and Honors.
  10. Capitals of India.
  11. Indian Economy.
  12. Budget and Five Year Plans.
  13. GK – National and International.
  14. Indian National Movement.


What is the age limit for Karnataka PSI recruitment?

Minimum 21 years and Maximum 30 years

What is the number of vacancies announced for Karnataka PSI recruitment?

402 vacancies are announced for Karnataka PSI recruitment 2021

What is the application fee for Karnataka PSI recruitment?

For GM & OBC (2A, 2B, 3A, 3B): Rs. 500/- and For SC, ST, CAT-01: Rs. 250/-

What is the selection process for Karnataka PSI recruitment?

The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of a written exam, endurance test and physical standard test.


1 thought on “Karnataka PSI Recruitment 2021- Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Vacancy”

  1. Retire age of Ex-servicemen candidate is 32-37years and age criteria of PSI is under 30year…… How apply for this Job….


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