Police Sub-Inspector (Wireless) is an equivalent post to PSI (Civil), operating under the Technical and Information Technology Division of Karnataka State Police Department.
  • To Establish Police Wireless Communication and Secret Cipher Communication in the whole state.
  • Maintenance and installation of Static and Mobile wireless Radio Communication Setup.
  • Repairs & maintenance of wireless equipment.
  • Purchase of modern communication equipment.
  • Monitoring and assurance of communication networks.
  • Inspection of the wireless section in City/Dist./Units.
  • Distribution, maintenance and installation of DFMD/HHMD for VVIP Bandobast.
They all fall under the duties of Police Sub-Inspector (Wireless). The Police Sub-Inspector (Wireless) is headed by the Karnataka State Police Inspector General of Police, who is assisted by the Inspector General of Police and two Deputy Inspector Generals of Police. The Karnataka State Police Department is the state’s law enforcement agency. The department is headed by the Director General and the Inspector General of Police. Examination for recruitment of Police Sub Inspector (Wireless) posts in Karnataka will be conducted. Karnataka Police Sub Inspector (Wireless) posts are selected by direct appointment. Similarly, Karnataka State Police Department conducts the recruitment of Police Sub Inspector (Wireless) posts. The appointment is transparent and your scores are the criteria of choice. The only department that has the fastest selection process is the police department. As the police department falls under law and order, recruitment processes for police sub-inspector (Wireless) posts are often frequent. The Karnataka State Police Department invites online applications for recruitment of Police Sub-Inspector (Wireless) posts from time to time by qualified and interested candidates.


There are two stages in the recruitment of these posts.
1. Physical examination (Physical Standard and endurance Test)
2. Written examination
It is compulsory to pass all these stages to be selected as a Armed Reserve Police Sub-Inspector (Wireless). Candidates are eligible for the written test only if they pass the Physical examination.


  • Candidates must pass all the following endurance tests to be eligible for the Physical Standard test, and it is mandatory to participate in all of the following endurance tests. Those who reject / fail to take these exams will be disqualified. After completing each endurance test, the candidate must sign and fill out the prescribed form. If missed, such candidate will be disqualified and will not be awarded any marks for endurance test. These are limited to merit alone.
  • Candidates will be eligible for the next endurance test only if the 1600 meters run is completed within 7 minutes 30 seconds and women, servicemen and ex-servicemen can complete the 400 meters run within 2 minutes 10 seconds. Otherwise, such candidates will be disqualified at that stage.
  • In the endurance test, there are only three chances for high jump or long jump and shotput. Only the best of the three chances will be taken into account.
For all General candidates
1600 Mts Run 7 Minutes 30 Seconds
Long Jump OR High Jump 3.8 Mts (In 3 chances only) OR 1.2 Mts (In 3 chances only)
Shotput (7.26 Kgs) 5.6 Mts (In 3 chances only)
For all women, In-service and Ex-servicemen candidates
400 Mts Run 2 Minutes 10 Seconds
Long Jump OR High Jump 2.50 Mts (In 3 chances only) OR 0.90 Mts (In 3 chances only)
Shotput (4 Kgs) 3.75 Mts (In 3 chances only)


For all General, In-service and Ex-servicemen candidates
HEIGHT 168 cm
157 cm for women.
CHEST (For Men only) 86 cm (When fully expanded) The minimum expansion will be 5 cm
WEIGHT (For Women Only) 45 Kg


The written examination of the Armed Reserve Police Sub-Inspector (CAR / DAR)  consists of two graduate level papers.

   Paper 1:

There will be essay writing, Precise writing, translation questions. Do not exceed 600 words limit in essay writing. You will also be given a precis question along with the paper. Candidates will have to answer in the answer paper provided and no excessive papers will be given. The duration of this exam is one hour and thirty minutes, with 50 marks.  20 marks for the essay, 10 marks for precis writing and 20 marks for English to Kannada and English to Kannada translations. There are no minimum marks for this paper.
Topic Marks Duration
Essay (not exceeding 600 words) 30 Marks 90 minutes
Kannada to English Translation And English to Kannada Translation 10 Marks And 10 Marks
Precis writing 10 Marks
Total 50 Marks

   Paper 2:

The questionnaire is in the Kannada and English medium and is an objective model for 150 Marks, with a written test of multiple choices answers. These are given One hour and thirty minutes to answer. Candidate’s mental capacity is measured in this question paper. The question paper contains questions on current affairs, general knowledge and general study of Indian independence, Indian constitution, history, geography, science, art, literature, mental ability and policy education. For each wrong answer, 25% (0.375) of the correct answer of a similar question is subtracted. Candidates must attend both papers compulsory.


Karnataka State Police (KSP) has released the latest recruitment notification for Police Sub Inspector (Wireless) posts. KSP has 26 Police Sub Inspector (Wireless) vacancies in Karnataka and online applications are invited from eligible candidates with Bachelor’s degree.
Details Dates
Date of Commencement of Online Application 26/05/2020
Last date for Online Application 27/07/2020
Last date for Payment of Fee 29/07/2020


Posts NKK Residual Reserved posts
  Direct Direct In- Service In- Service Ex-Servicemen  
Men Women Men Women Men Total
PSI(Wireless) NKK 14 05 03 01 03 26


  • Visit KSP’s Official Website 
  • Go to Notification and select the applicable post.
  • Click on the ‘New Application’ link and fill in the full details of the application form.
  • Upload scanned copies of documents / certificates.
  • Pay the application fee through the online or through the post office challan.
  • Finally, download the application form.


Category Payable Fee Amount
GM and OBC (2A, 2B, 3A, 3B) Rs. 250
SC, ST and CAT – 01 Rs. 100


Candidates CategoryMinimum AgeMaximum Age
For Direct CandidatesGM21 Years26 Years
SC, ST, CAT – 012A,2B,3A,3B21 Years28 Years
For In-service CandidatesGM35 Years
SC, ST, CAT – 012A,2B,3A,3B40 Years

   2. Education qualifications

A minimum of 50% marks in the final examination in Bachelor of Science or Bachelor’s Degree in Physics / Electronics / Electronics / Computer Science / Tele Communications at a recognized University accredited by the UGC (45% for SC / ST and Other Backward Candidates). The deadline for applying for this post must completed degree or equivalent is as on 27/07/2020. (Ex-Servicemen Candidates if they have Qualification Certificate dated: 27/07/2020 such candidates will be considered.)
   Qualifications and Experience for In-service Candidates:
A minimum of 50% marks in the final examination in Bachelor of Science or Bachelor’s Degree in Physics / Electronics / Electronics / Computer Science / Tele Communications at a recognized University (45% for SC / ST and Other Backward Candidates). Should have completed a minimum of 5 years of service in the Police Department (as of the last date of application, i.e., 27/07/2020) as an Assistant Police Sub-Inspector / Head Constable / Police Constable with a Degree or Equivalent Degree at a recognized University


   1. Training

Appointed Candidates must undergo twelve months of training in Karnataka Police Academy, Mysore or Police Training Center, Kalburgi or any other Training Center as determined by the Police Department and pass the prescribed exams at the end of the training.

   2. Probationary period

Two years and six months including basic training and practical training.

   3. Salary Range

₹ 37900 – ₹ 70850

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