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West Bengal Police Recruitment 2024: West Bengal Police has released the online job notification for recruitment to the post of Constables & Sub-Inspectors. There are 12880 vacancies available for these Posts. The candidate’s educational qualification must be Madhyamik(10th)/Any degree. Interested candidates eligible for this recruitment can apply on or before the last date. The detailed eligibility and selection process for West Bengal Police Recruitment are below.

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WBP Recruitment 2024:

WB Police invites applications for the West Bengal Constable Posts.  There are 11749 WBP Constable Vacancies to be filled in this recruitment. The age limit of the candidates will be 18 – 30 years. WBP Constable salary will be As per existing Rules. The candidates will be selected based on their performance in the Written Examination/PMT/PET/Interview. The selected candidates will be paid on a pay scale per existing rules. The online application submission is available till 05 April 2024. The WBP Recruitment Board has revised the vacancies for WB Constable Recruitment.

WB Police invites applications for the West Bengal Sub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch) and Sub-Inspector (Armed Branch) Posts. There are 1131 WBP Sub-Inspector Vacancies to be filled in this recruitment. The age limit of the candidates will be 20 – 30 years. The candidates will be selected based on their performance in the Written Examination/PMT/PET/Personality Test. The online application submission is available till 07 April 2024. The WB Sub-Inspector Recruitment vacancies are revised. All the notifications are given below for reading. For more details about WB Police Recruitment, visit the website, www.wbpolice.gov.in.



West Bengal Police: It is one of the two police forces of the Indian state of West Bengal. One is from West Bengal Police, and the other is from Kolkata Police. It was recognized under provisions of the Police Act 1861. It is headed by an officer designated as the Director-General of Police. The state’s police administration is divided into three police zones, and a government railway police officer is headed by an officer designated as the deputy inspector general of police.

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2024 for Constables:

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2024 for Constables:

Job Role Constables
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification Madhyamik(10th)
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 11749 Posts
Salary As per existing Rules
Selection Process Written Examination/PMT/PET/Interview
Application Mode Online
Job Location West Bengal
Application starts from 07 March 2024
Last Date 05 April 2024
Official Website www.wbpolice.gov.in

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:



Constables:

  • The applicant must have passed the Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent.
  • Language: The applicant must be able to speak, read and write the Bengali language, provided that the provision will not apply to the persons who are permanent residents of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts.
  • For the applicants of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts, 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 ): 18 – 30 years

Age Relaxation of WB Police Recruitment:

  • Upper age limit shall be relaxable 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 persons and by 5 (five) years in case of Civic Volunteers/Village Police Volunteers.
  • The upper age limit is also relaxable for NVF/Home Guards Personnel serving in West Bengal Police only as per existing Government Rules.
  • The upper age limit shall be relaxable by the total number of years of completed service for the Ex-servicemen candidates subject to a maximum age of 40 (forty) years.

WBP Constable Salary: As per existing rules

No.of.Vacancies: 11749 Posts

Category   Number of Vacancies 
Male Female Total
Unreserved (UR) 840 360 1200
Unreserved (E.C.) 1007 440 1447
Unreserved (NVF & HG) 672 288 960
Unreserved (Ex-Servicemen) 336 144 480
Unreserved
(Civic Volunteers/Village Police Volunteers)
672 288 960
Unreserved (Sports Quota) 168 72 240
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 588 252 840
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) (E.C.) 233 101 334
Scheduled Caste 672 288 960
Scheduled Caste (E.C.) 547 238 785
Scheduled Caste (HG) 252 108 360
Scheduled Caste (Ex-Servicemen) 84 36 120
Scheduled Caste
(Civic Volunteers/Village Police Volunteers)
252 108 360
Scheduled Tribe 168 72 240
Scheduled Tribe (E.C.) 157 68 225
Scheduled Tribe (HG) 84 36 120
Scheduled Tribe (Civic Volunteers) 84 36 120
OBC-A 252 108 360
OBC-A (E.C.) 233 102 335
OBC-A (HG) 168 72 240
OBC-A (Civic Volunteers) 168 72 240
OBC-B 252 108 360
OBC-B (E.C) 155 68 223
OBC-B (HG) 84 36 120
OBC-B (Civic Volunteers) 84 36 120
Total 8212 3537 11749

Selection Process of  WB Police Recruitment:

  • The selection process will be the Preliminary Examination which will act as screening examination followed by the Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination and Personality Test to be conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.

Written Examination (Maximum Marks – 85) :

  • Applicants provisionally considered eligible will be called for the Written Examination which will be OMR based and in MCQ pattern. The duration of the Written Examination will be of 1(one) hour.
  • There would be 85 objective type questions having multiple choice (four choices) of answers carrying 01 (one) mark each.
  • For each incorrect answer, there will be negative marking of ¼th of the total marks allocated to the question
  • The marks obtained in the Written Examination will be taken into account while preparing the merit list for selection.
  • The Board will have the discretion to fix qualifying marks in the Written Examination for shortlisting candidates for the next stage of selection.
  • Question paper will be set in two languages (Bengali & Nepali). Questions of the Written Examination shall be from the following subjects :
    • General Awareness and General Knowledge – 25 Marks
    • English – 10 Marks
    • Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard) – 25 Marks
    • Reasoning and Logical Analysis – 25 Marks

Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

  • A limited number of candidates will be shortlisted based on marks obtained in the Written Examination for Physical Measurement Test (PMT), qualifying in nature. The candidate’s physical standards (height and weight) will be tested using electronic machines. The chest measurement (only for Male candidates) will be taken using a measuring tape.

Interview:

  • All the candidates who qualified for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) will be called for an Interview.
  • The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board will decide the procedure, date, time and venue of the Interview. In the Interview, the general awareness and suitability of the candidates for public service will be tested. Candidates’ ability to speak, read and write in Bengali/Nepali language will be tested specifically during the Interview
  • Based on the marks obtained in the Written Examination and the Interview, a merit list of the provisionally selected candidates will be prepared by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board

Application Fee of WBP Recruitment:

Category Application Fee Processing Fee Total Amount Payable
All categories except
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled
Tribe (of West Bengal only
Rs. 150 Rs. 20 Rs. 170
Scheduled Caste
(West Bengal only)
Nil Rs. 20 Rs. 20
Scheduled Tribe
(West Bengal only)
Nil Rs. 20 Rs. 20

Payment Mode:

  • Payment of Application and/or Processing Fees shall be made through different payment gateway by using Debit Cards/Credit Cards/Net-Banking of any Bank. Fees can also be paid through different e-wallets and UPI App

How to apply for West Bengal Police Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for West Bengal Police Constable Recruitment online on their official website on or before 5 April 2024 (till 23:59 hrs).

For more details & Apply: Click here.

Important Dates:

  • Online Application Forms submitted from 07.03.2024 (00:01 hrs.) to 05.04.2024 (23:59 hrs.)
  • An editing window will be available from 08.04.2024 to 14.04.2024

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2024 for Sub-Inspector:

Job Role Sub-Inspector
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification Any degree
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 1131 Posts
Salary As per existing Rules
Selection Process Written Examination/PMT/PET/Personality Test
Application Mode Online
Job Location West Bengal
Application starts from 09 March 2024
Last Date 07 April 2024
Official Website www.wbpolice.gov.in

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Sub-Inspector:

  • The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent.
  • Language:

    • The applicant must be able to speak, read and write Bengali Language.
      However, this provision will not be applicable to the persons who are permanent residents of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts.
    • For the applicant of hill subdivisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong District, the provisions laid down in the West Bengal Official language Act, 1961 will be applicable.

Age Limit ( As on 01 January 2024 ): 20 – 30 years

Age Relaxation of WB Police Recruitment:

  • Upper age limit shall be relaxable 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 persons and by 5 (five) years in case of Civic Volunteers/Village Police Volunteers.
  • The upper age limit is also relaxable for NVF/Home Guards Personnel serving in West Bengal Police only as per existing Government Rules.
  • The upper age limit shall be relaxable by the total number of years of completed service for the Ex-servicemen candidates subject to a maximum age of 40 (forty) years.

Salary: As per existing rules

No.of.Vacancies: 1131 Posts

Category   Number of Vacancies 
Total Vacancies
Unarmed Brach Armed Branch
Male Female Male
Unreserved (UR) 254 112 144 510
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 56 25 32 113
Scheduled Caste 124 54 70 248
Scheduled Caste 34 15 19 68
OBC – A  56  25  32 113
OBC – B 40  17  22 79
Total 564 248 319 1131

Selection Process of  WB Police Recruitment:

  • The selection process will be the Preliminary Examination which will act as screening examination followed by the Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination and Personality Test to be conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.

Preliminary Examination (Full Marks – 200) :

  • Candidates provisionally considered as eligible will be called for a Preliminary Examination to be held in General Studies, Logical & analytical reasoning and Arithmetic with full marks of 200 (100 marks in General Studies having 50 questions, 50 marks in Logical & Analytical reasoning having 25 questions and 50 marks in Arithmetic having 25 questions), the duration of the examination being 90 minutes.
  • The preliminary examination will be a screening test for selection of candidates for the Physical Measurement Test and Physical Efficiency Test.
  • The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board shall be the competent agency to prescribe minimum cutoff marks for each social category and posts taking into account the number of vacancies proposed to be filled up in each category and post.
  • The preliminary examination will be an OMR-based MCQ type written examination. The question paper will be set in two languages (English and Bengali).

Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

  • The Physical Measurement Test (PMT),  relating to height, weight and chest of the candidates qualified in the preliminary examination, shall be taken, followed by the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) of the eligible candidates.
  • Qualified candidates in the PMT only will be eligible to appear in the PET.
  • The PMT & PET shall be conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board at the venues selected by the Board for the purpose.
  • Only qualified candidates of both PMT & PET shall be eligible to appear in the Final Combined Competitive Examination.
Class of Candidate Minimum Efficiency
Male candidates
(Both Unarmed & Armed Branch)
800 metres run within 3
minutes.
Female candidates
(Unarmed Branch)
400 metres run within 2
minutes.
Transgender Candidates
(Both Unarmed & Armed Branch
400 metres run within 1
minute 40 seconds

Final Combined Competitive Examination (Full Marks – 200):

  • The Final Combined Competitive Examination will consist of three papers of conventional-type questions, namely
  • Paper-I: General Studies and Arithmetic for 100 marks (50 marks for General Studies, and 25 marks for Logical & Analytical reasoning and 25 marks for Arithmetic) of 2 (two) hours duration.
  • Paper-II: English of 50 marks of 1 (one) hour duration.
  • Paper-III: Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali of 50 marks of 1 (one) hour duration.
  • The question paper for Paper – I (General Studies and Arithmetic) of Final Combined Competitive Examination will be set in three languages (English, Bengali and Nepali). The candidate may answer in any of these languages, but all the answers must be in the same language

Personality Test: (Full Marks – 30): 

  • A limited number of candidates who have fulfilled all the eligibility criteria for the post will be selected merit-wise based on the results of the Final Combined Competitive Examination. It will be called to appear on the Personality Test.
  • The minimum passing mark for the personality test will be 08.

Application Fee of WBP Recruitment:

Category Application Fee Processing Fee Total Amount Payable
All categories except
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled
Tribe (of West Bengal only
Rs. 250 Rs. 20 Rs. 270
Scheduled Caste
(West Bengal only)
Nil Rs. 20 Rs. 20
Scheduled Tribe
(West Bengal only)
Nil Rs. 20 Rs. 20

Payment Mode:

  • Payment of Application and/or Processing Fees shall be made through different payment gateway by using Debit Cards/Credit Cards/Net-Banking of any Bank. Fees can also be paid through different e-wallets and UPI App.

How to apply for West Bengal Police Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for West Bengal Police Constable Recruitment online on their official website on or before 07 April 2024 (till 23:59 hrs).

For more details & Apply: Click here.

Important Dates:

  • Online Application Forms submitted from 09.03.2024 (00:01 hrs.) to 07.04.2024 (23:59 hrs.)
  • An editing window will be available from 10.04.2024 to 16.04.2024

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