Karnataka Police Recruitment 2016 – For the Post of Home Guard

20 May, 2017

The Karnataka State Police has declared numerous job vacancies for the post Home Guard. The candidates can apply online and the selection process includes Karnataka police Endurance Test, Written Test, Viva and Physical Ability Test.  So it’s time for eligible applicants to grab the excellent opportunity in Karnataka police recruitment 2016.

Karnataka Police recruitment 2016

The Karnataka state founded on 1st November 1956 located in south- west region of India. Earlier this state was recognized as State of Mysore and in 1973 its name changed to Karnataka.  Considering its inhabitants, Karnataka comes at 8th position. The Karnataka Police force is guided by Director General of Police. The management of District Police lies in the hands of Superintendent of Police and Commissioner of Police leads the Police Administration in Bangalore city. The IGP (Inspector General of Police) controls the groups of districts under one range. There are 3 to 6 districts which come under one range and Superintendent of Police guides each district. There are 6 Ranges as follows:

  • Bangalore as central range
  • Mangalore as western range
  • Mysore as southern range
  • Davangere as eastern range
  • Gulbarga as north eastern range
  • Belgaum as northern range

Karnataka Police Home Guard recruitment 2016

    In the year 1946, an organization of volunteers “Home Guards” began in BOMBAY, to help police administration in upholding peace, law and order, social and welfare activities, security. The Home Guard rules were enclosed by the Government in the year 1963, valid for all states and it comprises duties, privileges, power and functions of Home Guard. This job opportunity is valid for all citizens, who are willing to serve the nation. “NISKAMA SEVA” is the motto of Home Guards service.

    Karnataka Police Home Guard recruitment 2016 Eligibility Criteria


    For male and female candidates age limit is between 20 years to 50 years.

    Physical Ability:

    • Applicants must be physically fit for the job. They need to be medically and mentally sound.

    Educational Qualification:

    • The candidates can have minimum education of 4th standard and maximum up to graduation level.
    • They must be physically brave, medically and mentally fit for the job.

    Karnataka Police Home Guard recruitment 2016 Selection Process

    The Committee containing Superintendent of Police, concerned district DDPI, Deputy Commissioner does the final selection of Home Guards after the physical fitness tests. The Head of Department of Home Guard is Civil Defence. The Home Secretariat of Government of Karnataka controls the Home Guards. The Home Guards are working in several subdivisions and at the time of crises and natural calamities, they save the lives of individuals and their assets. To serve the nation and state, this is the best voluntary organization for the people, of the people and by the people.


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