Punjab Police Recruitment 2023 for Sub-Inspectors/Constables | 2,034 Posts | Last Date : 08 March 2023

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Punjab Police Recruitment 2023 notification announced for the posts of Sub-Inspectors/Constables in various disciplines. There are totally 2,034 vacancies available in above mentioned posts. Candidates with the qualification of 12th pass/Any degree are eligible to apply for the jobs. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

Punjab Police Recruitment

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 and this has been continuously improving through the personal examples of its leadership supported by great traditions, discipline, and highly professional attitude. The emergence of Punjab Police as a separate organization is a post 1861 development, which took place after the British annexation of Punjab in 1849.

Punjab Police Recruitment 2023 :

Punjab Police Recruitment 2023 for Sub – Inspectors :

Job Role Sub – Inspectors
Qualification Any degree
Total Vacancies 288 Posts
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs. 35,400/-
Job Location Punjab/Across India
Application Date Starts from 07 February 2023
Last Date 28 February 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

  • Sub-Inspector (District Police cadre) : Candidate should be a graduate from a recognized university, or its equivalent.
  • Sub-Inspector (Armed Police cadre) : Candidate should be a graduate from a recognized university, or its equivalent.

Age Limit ( As on 01 January 2023 ) :

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

Age Relaxation :

  • 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 1, 2023.
  • 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, 2023.

Salary : Rs. 35,400/-



No.of.Vacancies : 288 Posts

  • Sub-Inspectors in District Police Cadre : 144 Posts
  • Sub-Inspectors in Armed Police Cadre :  144 Posts

Selection Process of Punjab Police Recruitment 2023  :

  • The selection process shall be a three stage process consisting of the following stages:
  • Stage-I: Stage I will consist of three Computer Based, Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type Papers viz. Paper I, Paper II and Paper III, of which Paper III shall be qualifying in nature.
  • Stage-II: Stage II will consist of Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Physical Screening Test (PST). Both Physical Measurement Test and Physical Screening 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 04 marks each.
  • Paper – II : Paper-II shall comprise of 100 questions carrying four marks each.
  • Paper – III : Paper-III 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.
  • Negative marking for an incorrect answer in Paper I and in Paper II shall be 25% of the marks assigned to a question i.e., 1 mark.
  • There shall be no negative marking for Paper III, which is the mandatory qualifying paper of Punjabi Language.

Physical Measurement Test And Physical Screening Test :

  • It shall be conducted at designated place(s), date(s) and time.
  • The schedule for Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Physical Screening Test (PST) shall be uploaded on the Recruitment Portal.
  • Separate Admit Card, indicating the date, time and venue, shall be issued for Stage-II tests.
  • 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 II.

Document Scrutiny :

  • Candidates called for Stage-III of the selection process would be required to report for document scrutiny on the designated date(s) and time at the place mentioned in the Admit Card, which shall be uploaded on the Recruitment Portal.
  • Final result of the selection process shall be uploaded on the Punjab Police Recruitment Portal.

Application Fees :

Category Application Fee Examination Fee Total
General 800 800 1600
Ex-Servicemen(ESM) of Punjab State only/Lineal Descendants of ESM 750 0 750
SC/ST of all States and Backward Classes of Punjab State only 750 200 950
Economically Weaker Sections(EWS) 750 200 950

How to apply for Punjab Police Recruitment 2023  ?

The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job through online mode in their official website from 07 February 2023 7.00 pm to 28 February 2023 within 11.55 pm.

For more details : Click here



To Apply : Click here

Note :

  • The number of posts/vacancies may be increased or decreased by the Punjab Government/Punjab Police at any time before the completion of the recruitment process, without giving any prior notice to the candidates.
  • Recruited candidate(s) can be posted/deployed anywhere in Punjab, India or abroad.

Punjab Police Recruitment 2023 for Constables :

Job Role Constables
Qualification 12th pass
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 1746 Posts
Salary Rs.19,900/-
Job Location Punjab/Across India
Application Starts from 15 February 2023
Last Date 08 March 2023

Detailed Eligibility :

Educational Qualification :

Constables :

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

Age Limit ( As on 01 January 2023 ) :

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

Age Relaxation :

  • 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 1, 2023.
  • 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, 2023.

Salary : Rs.19,900/-

No.of.Vacancies : 1,746 Posts

Selection Process of Punjab Police Recruitment 2023 :

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

Computer Based Test :

  • Paper-I shall comprise of 100 questions carrying one (01) mark each.
  • Paper-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.

Physical Measurement Test And Physical Screening Test : 

  • It shall be conducted at designated place(s), date(s) and time.
  • The schedule for Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Physical Screening Test (PST) shall be uploaded on the Recruitment Portal.
  • Separate Admit Card, indicating the date, time and venue, shall be issued for Stage-II tests.
  • 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 II.

Document Scrutiny :

  • Candidates called for Stage-III of the selection process would be required to report for document scrutiny on the designated date(s) and time at the place mentioned in the Admit Card, which shall be uploaded on the Recruitment Portal.
  • Final result of the selection process shall be uploaded on the Punjab Police Recruitment Portal.

Application Form :

Category Application Fee Examination Fee Total
General 450 650 1100
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 450 150 600
Economically Weaker Sections(EWS) 450 150 600

How to apply for Punjab Police Recruitment 2023 ?

The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job through online mode in their official website from 15 February 2023 7.00 pm to 08 March 2023 within 11.55 pm.

For more details : Click here

To Apply : Click here

Note :

  • The number of posts/vacancies may be increased or decreased by the Punjab Government/Punjab Police at any time before the completion of the recruitment process, without giving any prior notice to the candidates.
  • Recruited candidate(s) can be posted/deployed anywhere in Punjab, India or abroad.