Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 – 4179 Vacancies for Data Entry Operator/Constables

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Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 – The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has announced notification for the Data Entry Operator & Constables/Lady Constables Post for Kolkata Police. There are 4179 openings for these posts. Candidates with Any Degree/10th qualification can apply for Kolkata Police Careers. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online before the last date. The detailed eligibility and application process for the Kolkata Police Jobs are given below.

Kolkata Police Jobs:

West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has advertised Data Entry Operator post. The Kolkata Police has revised the vacancies from 225 posts. This new vacancy from the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board is for Freshers. If you want to know more details regarding the job, like salary, age, mode of application, examination, selection, application fee, important dates, and job location, you can find them below. You can check the official notification below if you still have any doubts about Kolkata Police Careers. Applications are invited from eligible Indian citizens having the following eligibility criteria for recruitment to the post of Data Entry Operator in Kolkata Police – 2024. The selection process will be based on the Written test, Practical Test and Interview.  Candidates with requisite qualifications from recognized universities/boards/institutions must only apply. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online on or before 04 April 2024. For more details about Kolkata Police Careers, visit https://wbpolice.gov.in/

Kolkata Police: It is one of the two presidential police forces of the Indian State of West Bengal. It has the task of policing the metropolitan area of Kolkata, defined under the Calcutta Police Act 1866 and the Calcutta Suburban Police Act 1866. The primary function of the Kolkata Police Force is maintaining law and order in the city, traffic management, prevention and detection of crime and coordinating various citizen-centric services for the people. It has eight divisions covering 79 police stations.

Kolkata Police Recruitment



Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 – Overview:

Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 for Data Entry Operator:

Job Role Data Entry Operator
Job category Govt Jobs
Qualification Graduate
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 225 Posts
Salary Rs. 16,000/-
Job Location Kolkata
Last Date 04 April 2024

Detailed Eligibility – Kolkata Police Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Data Entry Operator:

  • Graduation with Certificate in Computer Applications
  • Candidates should have the skill to read & write in Bengali and must possess good typing skill for Data Entry purpose.

Note:

  • If a candidate possesses graduation in General discipline / stream viz. Arts, Science, Commerce etc, then
    minimum technical qualification i.e, certificate in Computer Appiications is mandatory.
  • However, if the candidate possesses Graduation in Information Technology, B.Sc. in Computer Science, BCA. MCA, BE, B.Tech in Information Technology Computer Science then technical qualification will be optional.
  • Candidate must be citizen of India and have permanent residence in West Bengal,

Age Limit:

  • UR/EWS – Born on or after 01/04/1984 and on/before 01/04/2006
  • SC/ST – Born on or after 01/04/1979 and on/before 01/04/2006
  • OBC-A/OBC-B – Born on or after 01/04/1981 and on/before 01/04/2006

Salary: Rs. 16,000/-

Kolkata Police Jobs – Vacancy Details: 225 Posts

  • UR – 100 Posts
  • SC – 50 Posts
  • ST – 14 Posts
  • OBC-A – 22 Posts
  • OBC-B – 16 Posts
  • EWS – 23 Posts

Selection Process of Kolkata Police Careers:

  • All shortisted candidates after scrutiny of their online applications will have to appear for a Written test.
  • If the candidate qualifies in the written test, he/she will have to appear for Interview and Practical test.
  • Minimum computer key board English type speed should be 30 words per minute. Bengali typing skill would be a desirable additional qualification.

Note: All the communications will be made through the website of Kolkata Police

How to apply for Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 15 March to 04 April 2024.

For More Details & To Apply: Click here.


Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 for Constables/Lady Constables: 

Job Role Constables/Lady Constables
Job category Govt Jobs
Qualification 10th
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 3954 Posts
Salary As per existing rules
Job Location Kolkata
Last Date 29 March 2024

Detailed Eligibility – Kolkata Police Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Constables/Lady Constables:

  • The applicant must have passed the Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent.

Note: The applicant must be able to speak, read and write in Bengali language, provided that the provision will not be applicable to the persons who are permanent residents of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts for whom the provisions laid down in the West Bengal Official Language Act, 1961 (West Ben. Act XXIV of 1961) shall be applicable.

Age Limit (As on 01 January 2024) :



  • The applicant must not be less than 18 years old and must not be more than 30 years old

Age relaxation of Kolkata Police Careers:

  • By 5 (five) years in case of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates.
  • By 3 (three) years in case of Other Backward Classes-A and Other Backward Classes-B candidates.
  • By 3 (three) years in case of Third Gender/Transgender persons.
  • By 5 (five) years in case of Civic Volunteers serving in Kolkata Police only.
  • By the total number of years of completed service in case of Ex-servicemen candidates subject to a maximum age of 40 (forty) years

Kolkata Police Jobs – Vacancy Details: 3954 Posts

Category   Number of Vacancies 
Constable  Lady Constable 
Unreserved (UR) 544 44
Unreserved (E.C.) 470 43
Unreserved (HG) 254 27
Unreserved (Civic Volunteers) 291 27
Unreserved (Sports Quota) 72 07
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 253 23
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) (E.C.) 110 10
Scheduled Caste 325 30
Scheduled Caste (E.C.) 255 23
Scheduled Caste (HG) 108 11
Scheduled Caste (Civic Volunteers) 109 10
Scheduled Tribe 73 06
Scheduled Tribe (E.C.) 73 06
Scheduled Tribe (HG) 36 03
Scheduled Tribe (Civic Volunteers) 36 04
OBC-A 110 09
OBC-A (E.C.) 108 10
OBC-A (HG) 72 07
OBC-A (Civic Volunteers) 72 06
OBC-B 109 10
OBC-B (E.C) 72 07
OBC-B (HG) 36 04
OBC-B (Civic Volunteers) 36 03
Total 3624 330

Selection Process of Kolkata Police Careers:

  • The post of Constables/Lady Constables in the Kolkata Police shall be filled up based on qualifying the Preliminary Written Test which will act as a screening examination, followed by the Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Written Examination and Interview to be conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board

Preliminary Written Test (Full Marks – 100):

  • Provisionally considered eligible applicants will have to appear in an MCQ-based preliminary written test, which is qualifying in nature.
  • There would be 100 objective-type questions having multiple choice (four choices) of answers carrying 01 (one) mark each.
  • There will be NEGATIVE marking for each incorrect answer. ¼th of the allotted marks for a particular question will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • The duration of this test will be of 1(one) hour.
  • The question paper will be set in two languages (Bengali & Nepali).
    • General Awareness and General Knowledge: 40 Marks
    • Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard) : 30 Marks
    • Reasoning: 30 Marks

Physical Measurement Test (PMT):

  • The physical standards (height and weight) of the candidates, as given under 4(f), will be tested using electronic machines for those who qualify for the preliminary written test.
  • The chest measurement (only for Male candidates) will be taken by using measuring tape.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

Candidates who qualify in PMT will be allowed to take part in PET as furnished below.

Gender Event for PET Timing
Male 1600 (sixteen hundred) meters run 6 (six) minutes 30 (thirty) seconds
Female 800 (eight hundred) meters run 4 (four) minutes
Third Gender 800 (eight hundred) meters run 3 (three) minutes 30 seconds

The Ex-servicemen above 35 years of age will have relaxed PET standards as follows.

Gender Event for PET Timing
Male 800 (eight hundred) meters run 3 (three) minutes 30 (thirty) seconds
Female/Third Gender 800 (eight hundred) meters run 4 (four) minutes 30 (thirty) seconds

Final Written Examination – Full Marks – 85:

  • All the candidates who qualify for the Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Physical Efficiency Test (PET) will be called to appear in the Final Written Examination conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.
  • The Final Written Examination will have 85 (eighty-five) Multiple Choice (Four choices) Objective Type Questions (MCQs) carrying 01 (one) mark each.
  • There will be NEGATIVE marking for each incorrect answer.
  • The Preliminary Written Test and Final Written Examination will be an OMR-based examination.
  • The duration of the examination will be of 1 (One) hour.
  • The question paper will be set in two languages (Bengali & Nepali) except for questions on the English language.
    • General Awareness and General Knowledge – 25Marks
    • English – 10 Marks
    • Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard) – 25 Marks
    • Reasoning and Logical Analysis – 25 Marks

Interview (Full Marks – 15):

  • A limited number of candidates will be called for an Interview following merit.
  • In the Interview, the general awareness and suitability of the candidates for public service will be
    tested.
  • Candidates’ ability to speak Bengali will also be tested in their Interviews.
  • Based on the marks obtained in the Final Written Examination and the Interview, a merit list of the provisionally selected candidates will be prepared by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.

Application Fees:

  • All categories – Rs. 170/-
  • Scheduled Caste (West Bengal only)/Scheduled Tribe (West Bengal only) – Rs. 20/-

Application Fees mode: Debit Cards/Credit Cards/Net-Banking

How to apply for Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 01 March to 29 March 2024 (23:59)

For More Details & To Apply: Click here.


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