Karnataka Police Constable Syllabus 2021: Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Karnataka State Police Constable Syllabus 2021: Karnataka State Police has released a notification for the recruitment of State Reserve Police Constable post. Before applying to the post, it will be a good idea to go through the exam pattern and Syllabus of the Karnataka State Police (KSP). Check the Exam Pattern, Syllabus of Constable along with the physical standard and endurance. This will help candidates to get acquainted with the syllabus and strategies for their preparation.

Karnataka Police Constable Syllabus 2021: Overview

Check the important points for the KSP State Reserve Police Constable 2021.

KSP Civil Police Constable Syllabus 2021
Organization Name Karnataka State Police (KSP)
Post Name State Reserve Police Constable
Category Exam Syllabus
Selection Process
  • Written Exam
  • Physical Standard
  • Endurance Test
Job Location Karnataka
Official Site ksp.gov.in or cpcnhk19.ksp-online.in


Karnataka Police Constable 2021 Exam Pattern

Before going to the syllabus check the Karnataka Police Constable exam pattern and important points in the table below.

Papers Marks Duration Of Time
 Descriptive Type
English/ Kannada
Essay Writing 20 One Hour 30 Minutes
Precise Writing 10
Translation of Sentences 20
Multiple Choice Question
English/ Kannada
Indian History 100
Mental Ability
General Awareness
Indian Constitution
Indian Independence Movement
General Knowledge
Fundamental Rights
Total 150

Important Points:

  • There will be two sections in the written exam of the KSP Police constable exam.
  •  The Descriptive paper has three sections, Essay, Precise, and translation.
  • The Multiple Choice questions will have questions of general awareness, current affairs, general science, and the history of Karnataka.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 of the marks of the questions in multiple-choice questions.
  • The exam will be for 90 minutes, i..e, 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Karnataka Police Constable: Physical Standard Test (PST)

All the aspirants of Karnataka Police Constable must ensure that they comply with these physical standards as specified in the table. If they fail to full fill these standards their candidature will be canceled.

Standard Male Female
Height 5-6″ (minimum) 5-2″ (minimum)
Chest 32 (un-Expanded)

Karnataka Police Constable: Physical Endurance Test (PET)

Candidates need to qualify for all the Physical Test as given in the table to get their name on the merit list. These are mandatory requirements to comply with. Aspirants must start practice for this as they will be disqualified if they fail to pass the PET Test.

Event Test
Long Race (For Male) 1600 meters in 6 and 30 Minutes (six minutes thirty seconds)
Long Race (For Female) 1000 meters in 6 and 30 Minutes (six minutes thirty seconds)
Pushups (For Male) 20 (one cycle of up and down to be counted as one)
Shot Put (4 Kgs) (For Female) 14th feet m three · attempts


Karnataka State Police Syllabus 2021: Descriptive Paper

  • Select the correct Question Tag
  • Select the correct Tense
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Jumbled Sentence
  • Oxymoron
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Anaphora
  • Ellipsis
  • Repetition
  • Apostrophe
  • British English – American English
  • Phrase Replacement
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Cloze Test
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Wrong Spelt
  • One Word Substitution
  • Error Spotting
  • Active Voice and Passive Voice
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Match the following words
  • Choose the correct ‘Synonyms’
  • Select the correct word (Prefix, Suffix)
  • Fill in the blanks with suitable Article
  • Select the correct Voice
  • Fill in the blanks (Infinitive, Gerund, Participle)
  • Identify the sentence pattern
  • Find out the Error (Articles, Prepositions, Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb)
  • Select the correct Plural forms
  • Identify the sentence (Simple, Compound, Complex Sentence)
  • Identify the correct Degree
  • Form a new word by blending the words
  • Form compound words (Eg: Noun+Verb, Gerund+Noun)
  • Alliteration
  • Allusion
  • Simile
  • Metaphor
  • Personification

Karnataka State Police Syllabus 2021: General Studies ( Multiple Choice Questions )

  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Economy, Banking, and Finance.
  • General Politics.
  • India and its neighboring countries.
  • Scientific progress development.
  • Capital.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Culture.
  • India and its neighboring countries.
  • Scientific progress development.
  • Capital.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • Geography.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Economy, Banking, and Finance.
  • General Politics.
  • Geography.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • History.
  • Scientific Research.
  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • Sports-Athlete such as essential knowledge.
  • Economy.
  • Countries & Capitals.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Culture.
  • General knowledge.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.Script.
  • Books.
  • Indian Languages.
  • National & International Awards.
  • Currency.

The changes in the exam pattern will be updated here. Till then you may check the other ongoing recruitment.


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