Recruitment

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RECRUITMENT SUPERIOR POLICE OFFICERS

Constitution :

The Superior Police of the Karnataka State Police consists of :
1. Members of the Indian Police Service
2. Members of the Karnataka State Police Service.
3. Members of both the services are Gazetted Officers.

THE INDIAN POLICE SERIVICE

General

The Indian Police Service is deemed to have been created by Parliament under Article 312 of the Constitution.  The recruitment and conditions of service of the Indian Police Service Officers are governed by the provisions of the Indian Police Service (Recruitment) Rules, 1954, which are framed in exercise of powers conferred by sub-section(4) of section 3 of the All India Services act, 1951 (Central Act LXI of 1951).  These rules and regulations are contained in the All India Services Manual, issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs.

Cadre

(i) There shall be a separate Cadre of the Indian Police Service for the State, its strength and composition being determined by the Central Government in consultation with the State Government in accordance with the provisions of the Indian Police Service (Cadre) Rules 1954.
(ii) The Central Government will, at intervals of every three years, re-examine the strength and composition of the Cadre in consultation with the State Government and may make such alterations therein as it deems fit.  The details of cadre strength of Indian Police Service or Karnataka State are contained in the schedule to the Indian Police Service (Fixation of Care strength) Regulations 1955.

Recruitment

(i) Appointment to the Indian Police Service shall be either by direct recruitment or by promotion from the Karnataka State Police Service. The rules and regulations prescribing the method of recruitment to the Indian Police Service are contained in (1) The Indian Police Service (Recruitment) Rules 1954, (2) The Indian Police Service (Appointment by Competitive Examinations)  Regulations, 1955 (3) The Indian Police Service (Appointment by Promotion) Regulations, 1955 and (4)  The Indian Police Service (Special Recruitment) Regulations, 1957.

(ii) Direct Recruitment to the Indian Police Service is made by the Central Government on the results of a  combined competitive examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. The direct recruits will be designated as “Assistant Superintendents of Police”.

(iii) The number of officers that could be appointed by promotion to the I.P.S. from the Karnataka State Police Service shall not exceed 33 1/3% at any time of the number of senior duty posts borne on the Indian Police Service Cadre of the State.

(iv) Promotion from the Karnataka State Police Service to the Indian Police Service will normally be to the rank of Superintendent of Police, except in cases where the recruitment is made under the Indian Police Service (Special Recruitment) Regulations, 1957.

  1. Appointment to the rank of Director General & Inspector General of Police is made by selection from among the officers who hold the rank of Director General of Police.
  2. Promotion to the rank of Director General of Police is made from the rank of Additional Directors General of Police.
  3. Promotion to the rank of Additional Directors General of Police is made from the rank of Inspectors General of Police.
  4. Promotion to the rank of Inspectors General of Police is made from the rank of Deputy Inspectors General of Police.
  5. Promotion to the rank of Deputy  Inspectors General of Police is made from the rank of Superintendents of Police.

Appointments to the Selection Grade in the Indian Police Service are made by selection from the rank of Superintendent in the senior scale of pay.Assistant Superintendents will be eligible for promotion to the senior scale of the Indian Police Service after completion of the period of service in the junior scale as prescribed by the Government from time to time and he shall be promoted in the earliest possible vacancy of Superintendent occurring after completion  of that period of service, subject to his fitness to hold the higher post.

THE KARNATAKA STATE POLICE CADRE

(i) The Karnataka State Police Service consists of all the posts of the superior service which are not included in the IPS cadre of the State. The cadre strength of the Indian Police Service is shown in Appendix- III.

(ii) The cadre strength of the Karnataka State Police Service is as shown in Appendix-IV and is subject to amendments issued by the State Government from time to time.

Recruitment

 Appointment to the State Police Service will be made by the State Government either by direct  recruitment through the Karnataka  Public Service Commission  or by promotion in accordance with the provisions of the Karnataka State Police Services including  Ministerial Services (Recruitment) Rules, 1994 and Karnataka Recruitment of Gazetted Probationers (Appointment by Competitive  Examinations), Rules 1997, framed in exercise of the powers conferred by sub section(1) of section 3, read with section 8 of the  Karnataka State Civil Services Act, 1978 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1990).

Superintendents and Equivalent Posts

Appointment to the posts of Superintendents of Police, Additional Superintendents of Police and equivalent posts except those hereinafter mentioned at orders 46 will be made by promotion from the Cadre of Deputy Superintendents /Assistant Commandants, as the case may be, on the basis of seniority-cum-merit, that is seniority subject to the  fitness of the candidate to discharge the duties of the post from among the persons eligible for promotion, in accordance with the Karnataka State Police Services  including Ministerial Services (Recruitment) Rules, 1994.

Appointment to the post of Superintendent of Police, Wireless, will be by promotion from the cadre of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Wireless /Deputy Superintendent of Police (Crypto) on the basis of combined seniority, seniority being determined on the basis of length of service in accordance with the provisions of Karnataka State Police Services including Ministerial Services (Recruitment) Rules, 1994.

Recruitment to the posts of Commandant, Mounted Company will be made by deputation from Armed Forces or Para Military Forces of  equivalent rank of a person possessing  prescribed qualification or by appointment on contract basis of person possessing prescribed qualification in accordance with the provisions of the Karnataka  State Police Services including Ministerial Services (Recruitment) Rules, 1994.

Appointment to the posts of Addl. Superintendent of Police will be by promotion from the cadre of Deputy Superintendents of Police (Civil) on the basis of  seniority-cum-merit.
Superintendent, Police Motor Transport  Recruitment  to the post of Superintendent, Police Motor Transport will be by promotion from the cadre of Deputy Supdt. of Police (Armed Reserve) or by deputation from equivalent cadre or by appointment on contract basis.

(i) Deputy Superintendent of Police (Civil)   Out of the total number of posts of Deputy Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents, a specified number as may be prescribed by the Government of India once in three years, will be earmarked for Assistant Superintendents in the I.P.S. Cadre.  The remaining posts shall be filled up as follows in accordance with the provisions of the Karnataka Police Services including Ministerial Services (Recruitment) Rules, 1994:-
          (a) by direct recruitment                                                                              - 33 1/3%
          (b) by promotion/by selection from the cadre of Police Inspectors (Civil)    - 66 2/3%

(ii) DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE (ARMED POLICE)   Appointment to the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police will be made by promotion from the cadre of Reserve Inspectors on the basis of seniority-cum-merit.

(iii) ASSISTANT COMMANDANTS, KSRP - 50% of the posts will be filled by promotion on the basis of seniority-cum-merit from the cadre of Subedars Major and Subedars and the remaining 50% by direct recruitment in accordance with the Karnataka State Reserve Police (Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 1974.

(iv) SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE, FINGER PRINT BUREAU  By  promotion from the cadre of Deputy Superintendents of Police, Finger Print Bureau, on the basis of seniority-cum-merit.

(v) DEPUTY SUPDT. OF POLICE,  F. P. B.   Appointment to this post will be made by promotion from the cadre of Inspectors, FPB, on the basis of seniority-cum-merit.

RECRUITMENT OF JUNIOR POLICE OFFICERS

Certificate of Appointment

Every Police Officer of and below the grade of Inspector, shall, on appointment receive a certificate in the form provided in Schedule I of the Karnataka Police Act, 1963.

General Conditions

The Police Manual is the principal code in which are incorporated, rules made by the Government and orders made by the Director General & Inspector General of Police.

The following however are the general Conditions:-

Every Police Officer shall conform himself implicitly to all rules and orders which shall, from time to time, be made for the regulation and good order of the service and cultivate a proper regard for its honour and respectability.

He shall serve and reside wherever he may be directed.

He shall appear at all times in such Police dress and accoutrements as shall, from time to time, be ordered to be worn and shall always be neat and clean in his appearance.

He shall act with respect and deference towards all official authorities of the country and with forbearance, kindness and civility towards persons of all ranks. He shall observe a respectable and peaceful line of private conduct and avoid all partisanship.

Any Police Officer is liable for dismissal for unfitness, negligence or misconduct, and he may be suspended or otherwise punished for minor offences by the competent authority after following the prescribed procedure.

Every article of dress or accoutrement, lodgings, etc., which may have been supplied to a Police Officer at public cost, shall be immediately delivered up, or vacated, when he may cease to belong to the Police Force, unless otherwise exempted by Government.

The Subordinate Police Service of karnataka State consists of the following Ranks 
  1. Police Inspector
  2. Sub-Inspector of Police
  3. Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police
  4. Head Constable
  5. Police Constable

The recruitment and promotion to the different ranks of the Karnataka State subordinate Police Service are governed by the provisions of the Karnataka Police Service including ministerial services (Recruitment) Rules 1994.  Direct recruitment is made to the rank of Police Constable while vacancies in other ranks except those hereinafter mentioned are filled up by promotion in accordance with the conditions stipulated in the rules.  The method of  appointment to the following categories of posts is as under

1) Sub-Inspector of Police

Sixty percent by direct recruitment, (Civil) & (Armed). Thirty percent by promotion on the basis of    seniority- cum- merit from the cadres of Asst. SIs/Head Constables.Ten percent by selection of in-service candidates from the cadres of ASI/HC/PC.

2) Police Constable

Eighty-five percent by direct  recruitment, and Fifteen percent by posting eligible Police Constables who have completed ten years of regular service in CAR/DAR.

3) Women Police Sub-Inspector

Sixty percent by direct recruitment, and Forty percent by promotion from the cadres of Asst. Sub Inspectors of Police/Head Constables on the basis of seniority cum-merit.

4) Women Police Constable 

By direct recruitment.

5) Armed Reserved Sub-Inspector

Sixty percent by direct recruitment Inspector of Police: 
Thirty percent by promotion on the basis  of seniority-cum-merit from the cadres  Asst. Sub-Inspectors of Police/Head constables.
Ten percent by selection of in service candidates from the cadres of ARSIs/AHCs/APCs.

6) Armed Reserved Constable

By direct recruitment or by posting of   eligible Police Constables who have completed five years of regular service in KSRP.  The posting shall be made by the DG & IGP.  The seniority of such Police Constables shall be maintained in the cadre of Armed Police Constable taking into consideration their service for the purpose of promotion from the date of entry into service.  

7) Band Master(English Band)

By promotion from the cadre of Asst.Band Master OR By deputation basis from equivalent cadre or  on contract basis.

8) Band Master(Karnataka Band)

 By promotion from the cadre of Asst. Band Master OR By deputation basis,OR on contract basis. 

9) Musician

 By direct recruitment.

10) Reserved Police Constable

 By direct recruitment

11) Sub-Inspector of Police

By direct recruitment Finger Print Bureau

12) Sub-Inspector

Fifty percent by direct recruitment and Police (Wireless) fifty percent by promotion from the cadre of Senior Radio Mechanic, Asst. Sub-Inspector (Wireless), Asst.Sub-Inspector (Electronics) and Asst.Sub-Inspector (Radio Mechanics).

13) Police Constable

By direct recruitment (Wireless)

RECRUITMENT

84.The Sub-Inspector will be selected by a Committee consisting of the Director General of Police as Chairman nominated by the Government, Addl. Director General of Police (Administration)/Inspector General of Police (Administration), Dy. Inspector General of Police, nominated by the Government,a Psychologist nominated by the Government, Director General of Social Welfare or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Director, Director of Backward Classes or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Director as members and Dy. Inspector General of Police, Headquarters as Member Secretary.

85. The selection of Constables will be made by a Committee consisting of the Superintendent of Police of the District/Dy. Commissioner of Police, Headquarters of  the Commissionerate /S.P.Railways as Chairman and DCP/Addl. S.P. of the District, Dy. Commissioner of Police/Addl. S.P. belonging to minorities and Addl. S.P./DSP belonging to SC/ST to be nominated by the DG & IGP as members and A.O/AAO of the Commissionerate/District Police as Secretary. In the case of Karnataka State Reserve Police the Constables will be selected by the Commandants of the respective K.S.R.P. Battalions.

The permanent or long term vacancies in the posts should be first classified by the Unit Officer as to whether they are to be filled by direct recruitment or by promotion as per the Karnataka State Police Services including Ministerial Services (Recruitment) Rules 1994.Thereafter vacancies to be filled by direct recruitment should be further classified in accordance with the rules(Appendix -VII) laid down for the Roster System to be followed on the basis of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, General Merit, etc.

After classifying the vacancies in the manner provided in the preceeding order, Commissioner of Police/Superintendent of Police shall address the jurisdictional Employment Exchange notifying the vacancies, unless they come under the exempted categories hereinafter mentioned.The Karnataka State Employment Exchange (Compulsory Notification of vacancies) Act 1959 and Rules 1960 lay down the procedure to be followed for notification of vacancies and other connected matters.  The Superintendent of Police cannot select a candidate directly from the open market unless the Employment Officer certifies that he is unable to sponsor candidates with the qualifications specified by him.

The following vacancies need not to be notified to the Employment Exchange

Vacancies whose total duration does not exceed one month .

Vacancies which are proposed to be filled-up by promotion or by absorption of surplus staff of any unit of the same department  or on the result of any examination or interview conducted by or on the recommendation of any independent agency such as  the Public Service Commission.

When exemption from physical and educational qualifications is required, a report in Form No.2 should be sent to the competent authority.

No person who has been dismissed from Government service or service in a public sector undertaking or Government sponsored corporation shall be eligible for appointment in the Police Department.

Verification of Character and Antecednt of Candidatesfor Appointmentto the posts in the Police Department

(i) No person shall be appointed to any post in the Police Department, unless the appointing authority is satisfied that the candidates is of good character and is suitable in all respects for appointment to such post.

(ii) The Government have issued instructions for verification of character and antecedents of candidates for appointment to the several posts in Government service in their official Memorandum No.GAD(S-1)77)SRR/59 dated 29th October 1959 (Appendix - VIII) The procedure laid down for detailed verification should be strictly followed in respect of all the candidates.  In such of those cases where attestation forms I and II Prescribed in the Government  order are not submitted with the applications, arrangements should be made to obtain them and to verify their character and antecedents before making the appointment.

Medical Examination

The recruits shall be sent before the District Surgeon or an Assistant Surgeon, in places where there is no District Surgeon, for medical examination with the Enlistment Register (Form No.3).

Methods of Recruitment from in Service Candidates

The selection of in-service candidates will be made by the Committee constituted for the Direct Recruitment and method of selection shall be the same as applicable to direct recruitment with some variations as mentioned in the Karnataka State Police Services including ministerial Services (Recruitment) Rules 1994


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