Punjab Police Recruitment 2024 – 1746 Vacancies for Constables

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Punjab Police Recruitment 2024: Punjab Police Recruitment has announced notification for filling Constables vacancies in the District and Armed cadre of Punjab. There are 1746 openings for this position. Candidates with the 10th/12th qualification can apply for Punjab Police Careers. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online before the last date. The detailed eligibility and selection process of Punjab Police Jobs are explained below.

Punjab Police Jobs

Punjab Police has advertised for Constables posts. There are 970 constable vacancies for District Police Cadre and 776 constable vacancies for Armed Police Cadre. This new vacancy from the Punjab Police 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 it below. You can check the official notification below if you still have any doubts. The selection process will be based on a Computer-based Test, physical measurement test (PMT), and physical screening test (PST) document verification. The age limit for the Constables post is 18-28 years. Candidates are offered a monthly salary of Rs. 19,900/-.  Candidates with requisite qualifications from recognized universities/boards/institutions must only apply. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online on or before 14 March 2024 (7 PM) to 04 April 2024 (11.55 PM) For more details, visit https://www.punjabpolice.gov.in/

About Punjab Police: Punjab Police has had an extremely proud history and the legend of keeping duty before self. Even before Independence, Punjab Police had a name in the country for effective policing. This has continuously improved through the personal examples of its leadership supported by great traditions, discipline, and a highly professional attitude. The emergence of Punjab Police as a separate organization is a post 1861 development, that took place after the British annexation of Punjab in 1849.

Punjab Police Recruitment

Punjab Police Recruitment 2024 – Overview:

Job Role Constables
Job category Punjab Govt Jobs
Qualification 10th/12th
Total Vacancies 1746 Posts
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs. 19,900/-
Job Location Punjab
Application Date Starts from 14 March 2024
Last Date 04 April 2024

Detailed Eligibility – Punjab Police Jobs:

Educational Qualification:

Constable (District and Armed Police cadre):

  • 10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized Education Board/University
  • In case of Ex-Servicemen, the minimum educational qualification shall be Matriculation.

Note: Apart from the above-mentioned qualifications, all candidates must have passed Matriculation examination with Punjabi as one of the compulsory or elective subjects or any other equivalent examination in Punjabi language specified by the Punjab Government, on or before January 1st, 2024.

Physical Standards: Candidates should be of the below mentioned minimum prescribed height for being eligible for the posts

Cadre Minimum Height required
Male Female
District & Armed Police 5 feet 7 inches (170.2 cms) 5 feet 2 inches (157.5 cms)

Note: All Transgender candidates shall be treated at par with Female candidates in respect of Physical Screening Test and Physical Measurement Test.



Age Limit ( As on 01 January 2024) :

  • Minimum age : 18 years
  • Maximum age :  28 years

Age Relaxation of Punjab Police Careers:

  • Relaxation up to five years in the prescribed upper age limit has been granted to the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes, who are residents of Punjab. As such, maximum age for such candidates shall be 33 years as on January 1st, 2024.
  • Ex-servicemen, who are residents of Punjab, shall be allowed to deduct the period of his/her service in the Armed Forces of the Union from his/her actual age, and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy by more than three years, she/he shall be deemed to satisfy the conditions regarding age limit.
  • Relaxation up to five years in the prescribed upper age limit has been granted to candidates, who are serving regular employees of Punjab Government or of other State or Central Government. As such, maximum age for such candidates shall be 33 years as on January 1, 2024.

Salary: As per the Punjab Government Notification No. FD-FP-10MISC/87/2020-2FP1 dated 29.12.2020 pay scale of the post Constable is Rs.19,900/- and minimum pay admissible of Rs. 19,900/- per month for three years from the date of joining in service.



Punjab Police Jobs – Vacancies: 1746 Posts

Constables in District Police Cadre
Category Vacancies Vacancies Reserved for Women
General 410 117
Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikhs, Punjab 100 40
Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others 100 40
Backward Classes 100 40
Ex-Serviceman (General) 70 40
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/ Mazhbi Sikh 20 00
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others 20 00
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes 20 00
Wards of Police Personnel 20 07
Economically Weaker Sections 100 30
Wards of Freedom Fighter 10 03
Total 970 317
Constables in Armed Police Cadre
Category Vacancies Vacancies Reserved for Women
General 328 94
Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikhs, Punjab 80 32
Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others 80 32
Backward Classes 80 32
Ex-Serviceman (General) 56 32
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/ Mazhbi Sikh 16 00
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others 16 00
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes 16 00
Wards of Police Personnel 16 05
Economically Weaker Sections 80 24
Wards of Freedom Fighter 08 02
Total 776 253

Selection Process of Punjab Police Careers:

  • The selection process shall be a three stage process consisting of the following stages:
    • Stage-I: Stage-I will consist of two common Computer Based Test (CBT), multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type Paper viz. Paper-I and Paper-II, of which Paper-II shall be qualifying in nature.
    • Stage-II: Stage-II will consist of Physical Screening Test (PST) and Physical Measurement Test (PMT). Both Physical Screening Test and Physical Measurement Test shall be qualifying in nature.
    • Stage-III: Stage III will consist of Document Scrutiny.

Computer Based Test :

  • Paper – I: Paper-I shall comprise of 100 questions carrying one (01) mark each.
  • Paper – II: aper-II shall be a mandatory qualifying test of Punjabi language of matriculation standard comprising of 50 questions carrying one (01) mark each with 50% marks as the qualifying criteria. The marks obtained in this Paper shall not be counted for determining merit.
  • There shall be no negative marking.
  • After normalization is carried out in the above-mentioned manner, candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Backward Class, Economically Weaker Section and Exservicemen categories shall be required to score a minimum of 35% marks and candidates belonging to other categories shall be required to score a minimum of 40% marks, in Paper-I, to be eligible to be considered for the next stage of the selection process.

Physical Screening Test (PST) and Physical Measurement Test (PMT):

  • Stage-II Examination will be conducted in the following order:-
    • Running (PST)
    • Long-Jump (PST)
    • High Jump (PST)
    • Height Measurement (PMT)
  • Candidates shall be required to qualify all the events for the particular category to which she/he belongs. Failure to qualify any one event for that particular category shall disqualify the candidate.

Document Scrutiny:

  • The schedule for Document Scrutiny shall be uploaded on the Recruitment Portal. Separate Admit Card, indicating the date, time and venue, shall be issued for Stage-III
  • The candidate is required to download the Admit card, bring a hard copy (print out) of the same along with any one prescribed Photo Identity Proof (Aadhaar Card, Indian Driving License, PAN card, Voter Identity card, Indian Passport), for entry to the venue of the Stage-III exam

Merit List:

  • Merit shall be prepared, keeping in view, the preference of cadre filled in the application form, the available vacancies, after factoring in the prescribed reservations for different categories, on the basis of marks obtained in Paper-I following normalization from amongst the candidates, who qualify the Stage-II and Stage-III of the selection process
  • The marks obtained by a candidate in the mandatory qualifying Punjabi Paper (Paper-II) will not be considered in the overall score of the candidate for calculation of merit.

Application Fees :

Category Application Fee (Rs) Examination Fee (Rs) Total (Rs)
General 500 650 1150
Ex-Servicemen(ESM) of Punjab State only/Lineal Descendants of ESM 500 0 500
SC/ST of all States and Backward Classes of Punjab State only 500 150 650
Economically Weaker Sections(EWS) 500 150 650

How to apply for Punjab Police Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 14 March 2024 (7 PM) to 04 April 2024 (11.55 PM)

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