KSP Recruitment 2023, Tentative Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, How to Apply, Application Fee, Exam Pattern, Results

KSP Recruitment 2023: The Karnataka State Police (KSP) is going to publish various job advertisements for the posts of Civil Police Constable and Armed Police Constable jobs. As per the reports gathered by the local media, candidates having passed 12th pass qualification will be eligible to apply online from the month of December 2022. All the concerned details will be updated on the official website.

The Karnataka State Police authorities will release a recruitment notification for the Constable, whose apply link will be provided through the official website of KSP only. The officials of KSP will release the notification for the recruitment of various positions in the department, therefore we suggest the candidates to go through the entire article carefully. Before beginning the application process for the Karnataka State Police Recruitment 2023, stay updated and know all the guidelines to fill the application form. Every year, a large number of candidates take part in the recruitment process of constable by applying for it online. Candidates are recruited according to the selection criteria of the Karnataka State Police Recruitment Department. However, only those candidates who meet the eligibility criteria such as academic qualification, written test, physical test, physical standard, medical test, interview, etc. will submit their online applications.

Collect more details about KSP Recruitment 2023 such as events of the recruitment, how to apply, application charges, paper format, etc. all are given in this post.

KSP Recruitment 2023 Overview

Full-Form of the Exam Karnataka State Police (KSP) Exam
Name of the Organization Karnataka State Police
Posts Offered Armed Police Constable, Sub Inspector, Armed RSI, SRSI, Civil Police Constable, PSI, Special Reserve Police Constable and Bandsmen
Job Location Karnataka State
Exam Level State-level
Mode of Application Online/ Offline
Exam Mode Offline
Duration of Exam Prelims Exam: 90 Minutes

Mains Exam: 90 Minutes

Stages of Exam/Selection Process Offline Examination, Physical Test, Medical Test and Interview
Medium/Language of Exam Kannada/ English
Official Website www.ksp.gov.in

KSP Recruitment 2023 Important Dates

Events Important Dates (Expected)
Release of KSP Recruitment 2023 Official Notification Last week of December 2023
Online Application Registration Starting Date Last week of December 2023
Online Form Submission Last Date Last week of January 2023
Deadline Date to Pay the Application Fees Last week of January 2023
Issue of Admit Card October 2023
Date of Prelims Exam Announced soon
Date of Mains Exam Announced soon
Announcement of Results Announced soon

KSP Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification:

Before applying check your legitimate educational qualification. As per the department, you may only apply if you have passed 12th board examinations from a recognized board.

Age Limit:

The candidates should be between the ages of 18 and 25 to apply to be eligible for KSP Recruitment 2023.

KSP Recruitment 2023 Application Process

Start the application process by following the guidelines as given in the section below:

  • To apply for the post of constable, open its official web handle i.e. www.ksp- online.in or www.recruitment.ksp.gov.in
  • After that click on the register option or apply online link on the recruitment page.
  • You will see a new window open on the screen.
  • Fill in the required and mandatory information about the applicant and review the same before submitting them.
  • Upload the passport sized photo and signature of the applicant to complete the registration and hit the submit button.
  • Now make the payment of the application fee on the payment page.
  • You have to make the payment of the application fees as per your category.
  • After finishing the application, save the application pdf and download it for further purposes.

Application Fees

Category Application Fees
SC Rs. 200/-
ST Rs. 200/-
Others Rs. 400/-

Exam Pattern

The KSP recruitment aspirants applying for the various posts need to appear for a common written exam for the recruitment that includes two written exams namely- Prelims and Mains. After that, the shortlisted candidates will appear for the Physical Test as per their specific post.

Prelims Exam Pattern:

  • The KSP Prelims exam involves 2 papers with a total of 200 questions.
  • Both papers will be commenced for a total duration of 90 minutes.
  • Both papers consists of total 200 marks.
  • The questions are both objective and descriptive.
  • For each incorrect answer, students will lose 0.25 marks from the final marks.
Paper Types of Questions Total Marks
Prelims Paper-I Descriptive-Type Questions (Kannada/ English) 50 Marks
Prelims Paper-II Objective-type Questions (MCQs) 150 marks

Mains Exam Pattern

  • The KSP Mains exam will include a language paper (Kannada/ English) which will be descriptive in nature.
  • The exam comprises of sections such as Precise Writing, Essay Writing and Sentence Translation.
  • Examination will be conducted for 90 minutes and carries 50 marks.
Topic Total Marks
Essay Writing 20 Marks
Precise Writing 10 Marks
Sentence Translation 20 Marks
Total Marks 50 Marks


  • To acquire the result of each stage of KSP Recruitment 2023, candidates will have to visit the official website of the Karnataka Police
  • Department. After that they need to search for the notification related to the KSP Recruitment 2023 result.
  • Input your registration number and password.
  • The KSP Recruitment 2023 Result will open in the new video.
  • Check your result carefully, download it and take a printout of the same.

Salary & Benefits

The salary structure of the various posts under the KSP Recruitment 202e is given in the table below:

Name of the Post Pay Scale
Civil Police Constable INR 21,400 – INR 42,000
Special Reserve Police Constable and Bandsmen INR 21,500
Armed Police Constable INR 25,800 – INR 51,400
Armed Police Sub Inspector INR 37,900- INR 70,850

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