Karnataka Civil Police Constable Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2018

Police officer is a career every aspirant who are looking forward to joining the civil force and serving the general public pursues.  The Karnataka state police have announced a total of 2113 vacancies in KSP Civil Police Constable Test 2018.

The exam date is yet to be announced. The eligible candidates who have enrolled to appear for the exam can now prepare well to crack the exam and secure good ranks to be on the state police force.

Now that the exam is around the corner, it is time to dive into the syllabus and study hard.

Karnataka Civil Police Constable Exam pattern:

  •         The exam will be for a period of 2 hours
  •         There are 100 questions in total.
  •         All questions will be of multiple choice format.
  •         Each question carries 1 mark.
  •         There will be negative marking, and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.


Karnataka Civil Police Constable Exam Syllabus:

The topics are divided among the following four categories.

  1.   General awareness
  2.   Quantitative Aptitude
  3.   Reasoning
  4.   Mental ability

Subtopics of these categories are listed below.


Quantitative aptitude
Mixtures & Allegations
Number System
Decimals & Fractions
Volume & Surface Area
Time & distance
Simple & Compound Interest
Pipes & Cisterns
Problems on Ages
Time & Work
Problems on Trains
Boats & Streams
Heights & Distances
Permutations & Combinations
Line Graphs
Profit and loss

General Knowledge
General Policy
Countries & Currencies
Famous Books & authors
Current Affairs- National & International
India & Neighboring Countries
Famous Personalities
Countries & Capitals
Famous places
Art & Culture
Indian Constitution
States & Capitals
General science
Karnataka history
Indian History

Sentences & Conclusions
Seating Arrangements
Number Series
Decision Making
Coding & Decoding
Sentences & Assumptions
Data Interpretation
Sentences & Arguments
Blood Relations
Problems on Cubes
Problem Solving

Mental Ability
Non-Verbal Series
Cubes and Dice
Problem Solving
Visual Memory
Embedded Figures
Syllogistic Reasoning
Clocks & Calendars
Number Ranking
Mirror Images
Statement Conclusion
Arithmetical Reasoning
Alphabet Series
Blood Relations
Decision Making
Number Series

Preparation Tips for Karnataka Civil Police Constable Exam

  • Be thorough with the exam syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Refer to previous question papers to understand the question pattern and weightage of each topic. Prepare a daily study strategy accordingly, follow it strictly.
  • Spend maximum time studying regularly.
  • Identify the topics in which you are weak at and allot more time to those.
  • Practice solving previous year question papers more. You will be able to increase your knowledge as well as time accuracy.
  • Attempt mock tests to track your progress.
  • Revise from time to time to refresh your memory and to be updated with the portions you completed.

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