Kerala PSC Recruitment 2016 for Police Constable ( India Reserve Battalion Regular Wing )
Kerala PSC Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the Police Constable ( India Reserve Battalion Regular Wing ) post. Candidates shall apply only through the online facility provided in the website of Kerala Public Service Commission ( www.keralapsc.gov.in ) after ‘One Time Registration’. Candidates who have already registered can apply through their profile.
Department : Police ( India Reserve Battalion Regular Wing ).
Name of Kerala PSC Post 2016 : Police Constable.
Pay Scale for Kerala PSC Police Constable 2016 : 10,480 – 18,300/-.( PR )
Number of Vacancies 2016 : 131.
The Ranked list shall cease to be in force after one year from the date of finalisation of the ranked list or after one month from the date of commencement of the Training course in respect of the last batch from the list within a period of one year from the date of finalisation of the Ranked list whichever is later. Candidates will be advised from the said list against the vacancies noted above and those that may be reported to the Commission in writing during the currency of the list.
Method of Kerala PSC Police Constable Appointment 2016 : Direct Recruitment.
(i) Category No.18/2016 : Open Market.
(ii) Category No.19/2016 : For SSLC failed SC / ST candidates. If sufficient number of fully qualified SC / ST candidates are not available under Category (i) the application of those SC / ST candidates who have failed SSLC will be considered only to fill up the quota reserved for them.
Note : Differentially Abled candidates and women are not eligible to apply for this post.
Age Limit for Kerala PSC Police Constable 2016 : 18 – 26. Candidates born between 02.01.1990 and 01.01.1998 ( both days included ) are eligible to apply for Kerala PSC Police Constable post.
i. The upper age limit shall be relaxed upto 29 years for candidates belonging to OBC, upto 31 years for SC and ST and upto 41 years for Ex-Servicemen.
ii. Other conditions regarding age relaxation in para 2 of Part II general conditions of the Gazette Notification are not applicable to this selection.
Qualifications for Kerala PSC Police Constable 2016 :
(a) Educational Qualifications :
Pass in SSLC or its equivalent.
Note : In the case of Scheduled castes and Scheduled tribes candidates who have failed in the SSLC Examination shall also be considered if sufficient number of
qualified candidates are not available to fill up the quota of Police Constables reserved for the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes. ( Rule 10(a)(ii) Part II of KS & SSR applicable ).
(b) Physical Qualifications :
Must be physically fit and should possess the following minimum physical standards as prescribed below :
(i) Height : 167 cms.
(ii) Chest : 81 – 86 cms.
Minimum chest measurement – Normal 81 cms and expanded 86 cm ( Minimum expansion not less than 5 cms ).
Note : The minimum height and chest measurements shall be 160 cms and 76 – 81 cms [ Minimum chest measurement - Normal 76 cms and expanded 81 cm - Minimum expansion not less than 5 cms ] respectively for Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes candidates.
(iii) Eye Sight : Must be certified to possess the visual standards specified below without glasses.
|SI. No.||Vision||Right Eye||Left Eye|
|a.||Distant Vision||6/6 Snellen||6/6 Snellen|
|b.||Near Vision||0.5 Snellen||0.5 Snellen|
- Each eye must have full field of vision.
- Colour blindness, squint or any morbid conditions of the Eye or lids of either eye shall be a disqualification.
- Candidates should have sound health and should be free from apparent physical defects like Knock-knee, Flat Feet, Varicose veins, Bow legs, Deformed limbs, irregular and protruding teeth, defective speech and hearing.
The candidates should produce at the time of certificate verification a Medical Certificate ( in original ) in the form given below certifying to possess the physical Fitness and eye sight without glass obtained from a Medical Officer not below the rank of Assistant Surgeon in Government Service.
Endurance Test ( Qualifying )
All eligible candidates for appointment to the Regular Wing of the India Reserve Battalion have to undergo an endurance test, which will be of qualifying nature, and shall consist of a Road Run of 3 Kms, to be completed in 13 minutes.
Written Test / OMR Test : Those who qualify in the endurance test will have to undergo a written test / OMR Test conducted by Kerala Public Service Commission.
Physical Efficiency Test : A Short List will be published on the basis of the marks secured in the OMR Test and a Physical Efficiency Test will be conducted for those included in the Short List. Each candidates must qualify in at least 5 out of 8 items specified below of the National Physical Efficiency one star standard tests with minimum standards noted against each namely :
Standard of Physical Efficiency
|Sl. No.||Items||Minimum Standard of Efficiency||Sl. No.||Items||Minimum Standard of Efficiency|
|1.||100 meters race||14 Seconds||5.||Throwing the Cricket Ball||6096 cms (200')
|2.||High Jump||132.20 Cm (4'6”)||6.||Rope Climbing (only with hands)||365.80 cms (12')|
|3.||Long Jump||457.20cm (15')||7.||Pull ups or chinning||8 times|
|4.||Putting the shot of 7264 grams||609.60 cms (20')||8.||1500 meters run||5 minutes and 44 seconds|
Note : The Physical measurement of candidates will be taken at the time of physical efficiency test and those who do not possess the prescribed Physical Measurement will not be admitted for the physical efficiency test. Candidates who sustain any injuries or accidents while participating in the physical efficiency test will not be given another chance to participate in the physical efficiency test.
Those qualifying in the Physical Efficiency Test will be subjected to suitable medical tests in such manner as may be decided by the Kerala Public Service Commission in which those found unsuitable shall be eliminated.
Tentative Schedule of Examination :
a. Endurance Test – April / May 2016.
b. Written / OMR Test – June 2016.
c. Physical Efficiency Test – September 2016.
a. Those selected for training as Trainee Police Constables of India Reserve Batalion shall undergo a pre-service training on a prescribed syllabus. The total duration of training of those recruited in India Reserve Battalion will be 18 months which will be divided into two phases of 9 months each. Phase I will be the basic training at any of the training institutions within the State or at any place outside the state and Phase II will be the attachments to Army and other CPMFs Phase II training will be again divided into Leg-one of six months duration and Leg-two of three months duration. After the completion of phase 1 of the training an examination will be conducted for the recruits.
Those failing will be liable to be discharged, if they do not clear the test despite two more opportunities given within one year. Those who complete the training successfully will be appointed as Police Constables in India Reserve Battalion. The period of training will not count for probation and increments in the time scale of pay.
b. Bond : Those who get selected for appointment as trainee India Reserve Battalion Constable shall execute a bond to the effect that they will serve in the India Reserve Battalion for a period of 5 years after completion of training failing which they will have to remit an amount of 50,000/- ( Rupees Fifty Thousand only ).
c. Stipend : Trainee Police Constables in the India Reserve Battalion will be paid a monthly stipend equivalent to that of their basic pay during their period of training or as decided by the Government from time to time.
d. Probation : Every person appointed to Regular Wing of India Reserve Battalion shall from the date on which he joins duty after successful completion of pre-service training, be on probation for a total period of two years on duty within a continuous period of three years.
e. Promotion : They will be eligible for promotion to the rank of Head Constable in India Reserve Battalion on completion of 3 years of service and passing the prescribed test.
f. Service Area : Those recruited will be liable to serve anywhere in India or under the Government of India or Government of other States, ( as may be decided by the State Government ).
g. Transfer to Armed Reserve : Constables in Regular Wing, India Reserve Battalion will be considered to appointment in the District Armed Reserve of their choice on transfer, after completing 10 years of actual service which will include all eligible leave except leave without allowances. On such Armed Reserve transfer, they will be assigned seniority with effect from the date of effective advice of the Kerala Public Service Commission.
Mode of Submitting Kerala PSC Police Constable Application 2016 : Candidates must register through ‘One Time Registration’ link of the Official Website of Kerala Public Service Commission ‘www.keralapsc.gov.in‘ for applying for the post. Candidates who have registered can apply by logging in to their profile using their User-ID and password. Candidates must click on the `Apply Now’ button of the respective posts in the Notification Link to applying for a post. No application fee is required.
Candidates can view and have a print-out of the details of application in their profile by clicking the link Registration Card, if required. Candidates are responsible for the correctness of the personal information and secrecy of password. Before applying for a post, candidates must ensure correctness of the information in their profile. They shall keep in mind the User-ID for further communication with the commission.
Applications once submitted will be received as provisional and particulars shall not be deleted or altered after submission. Applications submitted not in accordance with the conditions of the notification will be summarily rejected. Documents to prove Qualification, experience, community, age etc. have to be produced as and when called for.
Last date of receipt of applications : 13.04.2016 Wednesday up to 12 Midnight.
If Endurance Test / Written Test / OMR Test is conducted as a part of this selection Admission Tickets for eligible candidates will be made available in their Profile for One Time Registration and the date of downloading will be included in the Examination Calendar. Candidates can download Admission Ticket for 15 days from this date. Candidates who have downloaded the Admission Ticket will alone be permitted to attend the examination. ( For details, please see the General Conditions given below as Part II of this notification. )