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TS Police Constable Exam Pattern – Civil or Equivalent

Preliminary Written Test will have the 200 questions for 200 marks and the duration of the exam is 3 hours. Questions in the Paper will be objective in nature and will be set in English, Telugu and Urdu languages. Candidates have to answer the questions on an OMR answer sheet using Blue/Black Ball Point Pen only.

S.No. Subject Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Arithmetic Ability and Test of Reasoning 100 100 3 hours
2 General Studies 100 100
Total 200 200

Candidates who qualify in the Preliminary Written Test have to undergo Physical Measurements Test and should meet the following requirements.

i. For the Post Code Nos.21 to 26 (for Men Candidates):
Height: Must not be less than 167.6 cms
Chest: Must not be less than 86.3 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 5 cms

ii. For the Post Code Nos.21 & 22 (for Women Candidates):
Height: Must not be less than 152.5 cms

iii. For the Post Code No.27 (for Men Candidates)
Height: Must not be less than 168 cms
Chest: Must not be less than 87 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 5 cms

iv. For the Post Code No.28 (Women Candidates)
Height: Must not be less than 153 cms

Provided that Candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes & Aboriginal tribes belonging to the Agency Areas of Mahaboobnagar, Adilabad, Warangal and Khammam districts should meet the following Physical Standards:

i. For the Post Code Nos.21 to 26 (for Men Candidates):
Height: Must not be less than 160 cms
Chest: Must not be less than 80 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 3 cms

ii. For the Post Code Nos.21 & 22 (for Women Candidates):
Height: Must not be less than 150 cms

iii. For the Post Code No.27 (Men Candidates)
Height: Must not be less than 164 cms
Chest: Must not be less than 83 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 5 cms
Candidates who qualify in the Physical Measurements Test will be required to undergo the following tests and qualify as specified below:

i. For Post Code Nos. 21, 26 & 27 (Men): Candidates must qualify in any 3 (three) events out of the 5 (five) events of the Physical Efficiency Test as detailed below, while qualifying in 800 metres run is a must for all of them, i.e., 800 metres run should be one of the 3 (three) or more events that they qualify in.

S.No. Item Qualifying Time/ Distance
General Ex-Servicemen
1 100 Metres Run 15 seconds 16.5 seconds
2 Long Jump 3.80 metres 3.65 metres
3 Shot Put (7.26 Kgs) 5.60 metres 5.60 metres
4 High Jump 1.20 metres 1.05 metres
5 800 Metres Run 170 seconds 200 seconds


ii. For Post Code Nos. 21 & 28 (Women): Candidates must qualify in any 2 (two) events out of 3 (three) events of Physical Efficiency Test as detailed below, while qualifying in 100 Metres Run is a must for all of them, i.e., 100 Metres Run should be one of the 2 (two) or 3 (three) events that they qualify in.

S.No. Item Qualifying Time/ Distance
1 100 Metres Run 20.0 Seconds
2 Long Jump 2.50 Metres
3 Shot Put (4 Kgs) 3.75 Metres



iii. For Post Code Nos. 22 to 25 (Men): Candidates must qualify in all the 5 (five) events of Physical Efficiency Test carrying an aggregate 75 maximum marks as detailed below.

S.No. Item Qualifying Time/ Distance
General Ex-Servicemen
1 100 Metres Run 15 seconds 16.5 seconds
2 Long Jump 3.80 metres 3.65 metres
3 Shot Put (7.26 Kgs) 5.60 metres 5.60 metres
4 High Jump 1.20 metres 1.05 metres
5 800 Metres Run 170 seconds 200 seconds


Performance of the Candidates in each event will be awarded over a maximum of 15 marks as per the gradation shown in Annexure-I(A). All the 5 (five) events put together will carry 75 marks. For Post Code No. 22 while drawing the Merit List, these 75 marks will be normalized as per the procedure followed by TSLPRB.

iv. For Post Code No. 22 (Women): Candidates must qualify in all the 3 (three) events of the Physical Efficiency Test carrying an aggregate 75 maximum marks as detailed below:

S.No. Item Qualifying Time/ Distance
1 100 Metres Run 20.0 Seconds
2 Long Jump 2.50 Metres
3 Shot Put (4 Kgs) 3.75 Metres


Performance of the Candidates in each event will be awarded over a maximum of 25 marks as per the gradation shown in Annexure-I(B). All the 3 (three) events put together will carry 75 marks. While drawing the Merit List, these 75 marks will be normalized as per the procedure followed by TSLPRB.


Candidates who qualify in the above Physical Efficiency Test will be required to appear in a Final Written Examination 1(one) paper of 3 (three) hours duration.

Questions in Written Examination will be objective in nature and will be set in English, Telugu and Urdu languages. Candidates have to answer the questions on an OMR answer sheet using Blue / Black Ball Point Pen only.

S.No. Name of the Post Max. Marks
1 Post Code Nos. 21, 26, 27 and 28 200
2 Post Code Nos. 22, 23, 24 and 25 100


TS Police Constable Exam Pattern – IT & C/ Mechanic/ Driver:

All the registered Candidates shall be required to undergo Physical Measurements Test and should meet the following requirements:

For Men
Height: Must not be less than 162 cms
Chest: Must not be less than 84 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 4 cms

For Women only for Post Code No. 34
Height: Must not be less than 152.5 cms

Provided that Candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes & Aboriginal Tribes belonging to the Agency Areas of Mahaboobnagar, Adilabad, Warangal and Khammam districts should meet the following Physical Standards:

For Men
Height: Must not be less than 160 cms
Chest: Must not be less than 80 cms round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 3 cms

For Women only for Post Code No. 34
Height: Must not be less than 150 cms

Candidates who qualify in the Physical Measurements Test will be required to undergo the following tests and qualify as specified below.

i. Men Candidates must qualify in any of the 3 (three) events, out of 5 (five) events of Physical Efficiency Test as detailed below while qualification in 800 metres is a must for all of them i.e., 800 metres run should be one of the 3 (three) or more events that they qualify in

S.No. Item Qualifying Time/ Distance
General Ex-Servicemen
1 100 Metres Run 15 seconds 16.5 seconds
2 Long Jump 3.80 metres 3.65 metres
3 Shot Put (7.26 Kgs) 5.60 metres 5.60 metres
4 High Jump 1.20 metres 1.05 metres
5 800 Metres Run 170 seconds 200 seconds


ii. Women Candidates must qualify in any of the 2 (two) events out of the 3 (three) events of the Physical Efficiency Test as detailed below, while qualifying in 100 Metres Run is a must for all of them i.e., 100 Metres Run should be one of the 2 (two) or 3 (three) events that they qualify in

S.No. Item Qualifying Time/ Distance
1 100 Metres Run 20.0 Seconds
2 Long Jump 2.50 Metres
3 Shot Put (4 Kgs) 3.75 Metres



iii. Trade Test for Post Code No. 35: Candidates who qualify in the above Physical Efficiency Test will be required to appear and qualify in a Trade Test. The Chairman, State Level Police Recruitment Board will constitute a Committee for conducting this Test with the Officers from Police Transport Organization, Road Transport Corporation and Road Transport Authority.

Candidates must qualify in the Trade Test carrying a maximum of 100 marks in 10 (ten) parameters mentioned below, out of which at least 50 marks must be obtained. If a Candidate secures less than the prescribed minimum marks in three or more parameters he would be deemed to have failed in the Test even though he secures minimum marks i.e., 50 marks in the aggregate.

S.No. Subject Maximum Marks Minimum Marks
1 Setting of Tappet clearance, cylinder head nut tightening in the order of sequence 10 5
2 Rear & front hub setting usage dial gauge 10 5
3 Clutch master Cyl./Slave Cyl./Booster Assembly 10 5
4 Clutch disc changing and adjustment 10 5
5 Gear box selector mechanism dismantling and assembly 10 5
6 Feed pump assembly and injector testing 10 5
7 King pin play adjustment (Leyland) 10 5
8 Attending Air lock (both rotary & Inline FIP systems) 10 5
9 Setting of valve timing and Injector timing, Plunger lift setting in Rotary FIP 10 5
10 4 wheel brakes adjustment with manual and automatic slack adjuster 10 5
Total 100 50


iv. Driving Test for Post Code No. 36: Candidates who qualify in the above Physical Efficiency Test will be required to appear and qualify in a Driving Test. The Chairman, State Level Police Recruitment Board will constitute a Committee for conducting this Test with the Officers from Police Transport Organization, Road Transport Corporation and Road Transport Authority.

Candidates must qualify in the Driving Test carrying a maximum of 100 marks in 8 (eight) parameters mentioned below, out of which at least 50 marks must be obtained. If a Candidate secures less than the prescribed minimum marks in three or more parameters he would be deemed to have failed in the test even though he secures minimum marks i.e., 50 marks in the aggregate.

S.No. Subject Maximum Marks Minimum Marks
1 Starting a Light Motor Vehicle such as Jeep/Car from rest on the level up gradient and down
gradient
10 5
2 Gear changing up & down 10 5
3 Road sense, general driving, control of vehicle in all conditions of traffic & steering control, anticipation & judgment 20 10
4 Use of brakes, stopping, parking, reversing of vehicles 10 5
5 Following Road Police Signals / Traffic Signals 10 5
6 To carry out minor repairs and to attend to breakdown problems 15 8
7 Knowledge of Motor Vehicle Mechanism 15 7
8 Knowledge of Preventive Maintenance 10 5
Total 100 50


Intimation Letter: Candidates who qualify in the Physical Efficiency Test will be issued Hall Tickets for appearing in the Written Examination.

Candidates who qualify in the Physical Efficiency Test will be required to appear in a Written Examination (Technical paper Objective Type (200 Questions) for 200 Marks of 3 hours duration).

Subject Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Technical paper Objective Type 200 200 3 hours




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