Candidates who wish for a career with the Kerala Police Force must apply for the Sub Inspector trainee through the Kerala Public Service Commission.

Applicants will undergo an objective based test and a physical efficiency test.Physical Efficiency Test is mandatory for both male and female candidates.

Career Growth of Kerala PSC Sub-Inspector

Sub-Inspector of Police(SI)

Inspector of Police (Circle Inspector or CI)

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)

Superintendent of Police (SP)

Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG)

Inspector General of Police (IGP)

Additional Director of General of Police (ADDL.DGP)

Director and Inspector General of Police (DGP)

Kerala PSC welcomes Women Candidates

Kerala Police and Kerala Government warmly invites the female candidates for the post of Sub-Inspectors. It is now an era where women participation is necessary. Kerala cabinet has increased the participation of women police to 15%.On account of the new decision we are witnessing the inception of All Women Police Battalions and All women police stations.

All women forces and women friendly police stations have reduced the crimes in our state. Their participation has created a change in the perspective of society. All Women Police Battalion will now start in the state capital with 400 women forces. Women Officers are now in charge of various police stations across the state. UNICEF has now started to give training to make it women friendly stations with women participation. Women Officers are now also given the duty of patrolling making the presence of women forces everywhere.

Women Candidates must apply to the recruitment of Kerala PSC Sub Inspector.

Kerala PSC SI Notification

Kerala PSC released its last notification on Sub-Inspector on 11/06/2015, Category 161/2015 to 164/2015.The exam was held on 12/09/2015.

Kerala PSC SI notification will be available in the official website of Kerala PSC. If the candidate has registered his profile with the ‘ONE TIME REGISTRATION TULASIs per Kerala PSC official website then he/she will be able to view the notification within the profile.

Kerala PSC SI Application

The aspirants of Kerala PSC SI must first register themselves in the ‘ONE TIME REGISTRATION TULASI’ website as per Official Kerala PSC website. After registration, log into your just made profile using the id and password used during registration. Find the post you want to apply and click on ‘Apply Now’. No application fee is charged for either registration or application.

Kerala PSC SI Salary

Scale of pay mentioned in the notification of Kerala PSC ranges from Rs 16,980-31,360.

Kerala PSC SI Age limit


(Open Market)20-31


(Ministerial)should not have completed 36 years of age


(Constabulary)should not have completed 36 years of age

Kerala PSC Age Relaxation


Age Relaxation





 Kerala PSC SI Physical Standards

                                                                     Male Candidates




For SC/ST Candidates



Chest measurement(normal)

81.28 cm


Chest Expansion

5.08 cm


*No relaxation will be allowed to SC/ST candidates in the matter of chest measurement.

                                                                Female Candidates


160 cm


For sc/st candidates



*Note-Taller persons will be given preference

Vision standards without glasses


Left Eye

Right Eye


Distant Vision

6/6 snellen



Near Vision

0.5 snellen

0.5 snellen

Note: Each eye must have full field of vision. Colour Blindness, squint or any morbid condition of the eye or lids of either eye will be a disqualification.

Kerala PSC SI Educational Qualification

A degree in any faculty from a recognized university or its equivalent.

Kerala PSC SI Exam Pattern

Kerala PSC Sub-Inspector exam is objective type multiple choice based exam. The exam contains 100 questions for 100 marks. The duration of the exam is 75 minutes. The medium is English. Each question carries one mark and .33 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Kerala PSC Physical efficiency test for Male Candidates


100 m

High Jump

Long Jump

Putting the Shot(7264 Grams)

Throwing the Cricket Ball

Rope Climbing(Only with Hands)

Pull ups or Chinning

1500 metres run

Kerala PSC Physical efficiency test for Female Candidates

100 m

High Jump

Long Jump

Putting the shot(4kg)

200 m

Throwing the Throw Ball

Shuttle Race(25x4metres)

Skipping(One minute)

*Both Male and female candidates must qualify for any of the five events out of the 8  events.

Kerala PSC SI Syllabus

Part I –Quantitative Aptitude

LCM-HCF-Test of Divisibility -Numbers-Simplification-Ratio and Proportion-Percentage-Interest-Time and work-Time and Distance-Area and Volume-Calendar-Clocks-Trains-Problems on Age etc.

Part II-Mental Ability and Test of Reasoning

Sense of direction-Date and Calendar-Alphabetical Arrangement of words-Odd man out-Analogy-Common sense test-Numbers series-Coding and Decoding-Calculation and Logic-Odd man out-Dates and Calendar-etc

Part III-General Science

Important scientific phenomena-Other basic facts in the field of Science- Common scientific facts - etc

Part IV-Current Affairs

National and regional events related to political and scientific fields-Sports-Cinema and literature etc

Part V-Facts about India

Physical features-Geographical facts-Climate-rivers-soils-famous sites-Demography-economic and social development –National Development –Poverty Alleviation-Economy and Planning- Period from 1857-1947-National Movement -etc

Part VI-Renaissance of Kerala

Brahmanada Swami Sivyogi-Chatampi Swami-Sreenarayana Guru-Vaghbhatanadha-Thycaud Ayya-Ayya Vaikundar-Poikayil Yohannan –Ayankali-Pandit Karuppa-Mannathu Padmanabhan-V T Bhatathripadu-Dr Palpu –Kumaranasan-Vaikom Maulavi-Blessed Kuriakose Alias Chavara-etc 

Part VII-Constitution of India and Civil rights

Directive Principles-Basic Features-Union Government-Legislature- Fundamental rights and duties-Directive principle -union government-State Executives-Union Territories-General public service commission and its appointments-Legislature-State executive-Human rights -Human Rights Commission–Women Empowerment-Women’s Commission-Right to Information-Information Commission- Apex courts-Atrocities against Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes-

Part VIII-General English

Grammar Agreement of Subject and Verb-Correct usage of articles-Direct and Indirect speech-Active and Passive voice-Singular and Plural-Synonyms and Antonyms-Prepositions-Adjectives-Correction in Sentences-Vocabulory-Gender-Idioms and their meanings-One word Substitutes-Antonyms-Synonyms-etc

Part IX –Social welfare schemes and measures

Antdyodaya Anna Yojana- Balika smridhi Yojana- Bharath Nirman- Indira Awaz Yojana-Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana-NREGA-Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana-Samgra Awaz Yojana-National Food For Work Programme-Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Program me- Integrated Child Development Scheme -etc

Part X-Information Technology and Cyber Laws

Fundamental of Computers-Cyber Laws-Internet-etc

To view the Kerala PSC 2015 Notification

 Category Number:161/2015-164/2015