Police Sub Inspector Trainee (Armed Police Battalion)


Kerala PSC inviting the application for the post of Armed Police Sub Inspector (Trainee) in Police (Armed Police Battalion). 

Applications must be submitted online through the official website of the Kerala PSC after ‘ONE TIME REGISTRATION‘. Candidates who have already registered can apply through their profile.

1. Department : Police (Armed Police Battalion)
2. Name of Post : Armed Police Sub Inspector (Trainee)
3. Scale of pay : Rs. 16980-31360/-
4. Number of vacancies : Anticipated Vacancies

Note: Women and Physically handicapped candidates are not eligible to apply for this post.

Method of appointment

Direct Recruitment

i. Category No 257/2014 Open Market

ii. Category No 258/2014
From Graduate Head Constables, Police Constables, and officers of corresponding rank in Police or Vigilance Department who have completed probation.

iii. Category No. 259/2014

For non-graduate SC/ST candidates (The applications of those SC/ST candidates who have passed pre-university/Pre-Degree or equivalent Examination of recognised University and are applying under this category shall be considered only if sufficient number of SC/ST candidates are not available under category I.)

Age Limit

Category – I (Open Market) – 20-31 : Only candidates born between 02.01.1983 and 01.01.1994 (both dates included).

For other conditions regarding the age relaxation, please see para 2 of part II

General Conditions.

Category – II (Constabulary) – 20 – 36 Only candidates born between 02.01.1978 and 01.01.1994 (both dates included).


a. Educational qualification

Graduation (Rule 10 (a)ii of Part II of KS & SSR is applicable.

Note : In the case of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates, if sufficient number of fully qualified candidates are not available, applications of those who have passed Pre-University/Pre-Degree or equivalent Examinations of recognised University shall be considered only to fill up the quota reserved for them under Category I.

b. Physical Conditions : 

Must be physically fit and should posses the following minimum physical standards.
i Height : 167 cms (Taller persons will be given preference)
ii Chest : 81 cms with minimum expansion of 5 cms.

Note: For Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates the minimum height and chest measurements shall be 160 cms and 76 cms respectively.

iii Should be certified to possess the visual standards specified below without glasses Left Eye Right Eye

1. Distant Vision 6/6 Snellen 6/6 Snellen
2. Near Vision 0.5 Snellen 0.5 Snellen

Addition to the qualification

In addition to the qualification, prescribed above every candidates will be subjected to a physical efficiency test. (The physical measurements of the candidates will be taken before conducting physical efficiency test and those who do not possess the prescribed physical measurements will not be permitted to participate in the physical efficiency test. Candidates must qualify at least five of the undermentioned eight events of one star standard which is the minimum requirements for recruitment.

Sl. No. Item Minimum Standards of Efficiency
1 100 Metres Run 14 Seconds
2 High Jump 132.20 cm (4’6”)
3 Long Jump 457.20 cm (15′)
4 Putting the Shot (7264 Grams) 609.6 cm (20′)
5 Throwing the Cricket Ball 6096 cm (200′)
6 Rope climbing (Only with hands) 365.80 cm (12′)
7 Pull ups or Chinning 8 times
8 1500 Metres Run 5 Minutes & 44 seconds

Note: If accidents or injuries happen to a candidate while participating in the Physical Efficiency Test, he will not be given further chance to participate in the test.

Schedule of Examinations

i. O.M.R. Test 2nd August 2014
ii. Physical Efficiency Test Between December 2014 and February 2015

Last date of receipt of Applications: 16.07.2014 Wednesday up to 12.00 midnight