Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Notification Out for 3734 Vacancies

Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment for 2024 offering 3464 Constable positions and 270 Lady Constable positions provides a significant opportunity for individuals to join the force and serve their community. Candidates can apply online from 01.03.2024 through Kolkata Police’s official website www.prb.wb.gov.in.

Hey, Aspirants! Guess what? The Kolkata Police has just given a notification about a job opening! They’re looking to hire a Constable and Lady Constable under Kolkata Police. People who want to apply should watch for the official notice. Interested candidates need to read and understand the requirements and get ready so they have a better chance of getting selected.

Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Notification Out for 3734 Vacancies
Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024

Kolkata Police Constable Notification PDF

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has posted a notification for Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment on its official website. You can find the Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment Notification PDF by clicking on the link we’ve given below…

Kolkata Police Constable Vacancy 2024

Applications are invited from eligible Indian citizens having the following eligibility criteria for recruitment to the post of 3464 Constables and 270 Lady Constables in Kolkata Police under the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB). Category-wise Vacancy details are discussed below…

Reservation of Vacancies:-

Category Number of vacancies
Constable Lady Constable
Unreserved (UR) 519 35
Unreserved (E.C.) 449 37
Unreserved (HG) 244 21
Unreserved (Civic Volunteers) 278 21
Unreserved (Sports Quota) 69 06
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 242 20
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) (E.C.) 105 07
Scheduled Caste 311 26
Scheduled Caste (E.C.) 243 18
Scheduled Caste (HG) 104 08
Scheduled Caste (Civic Volunteers) 104 08
Scheduled Tribe 69 05
Scheduled Tribe (E.C.) 70 05
Scheduled Tribe (HG) 34 03
Scheduled Tribe (Civic Volunteers) 35 03
OBC-A 104 07
OBC-A (E.C.) 104 09
OBC-A (HG) 69 05
OBC-A (Civic Volunteers) 69 05
OBC-B 104 08
OBC-B (E.C) 69 06
OBC-B (HG) 35 03
OBC-B (Civic Volunteers) 34 03
Total: 3464 *270

Kolkata Police Constable Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.

Kolkata Police Constable Qualification

Candidates should have passed the Madhyamik Examination or completed the Secondary Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent. Applicant must be able to read, write, and speak Bengali language.

Kolkata Police Constable Age Limit

Candidates age should be between 18 years to 30 years as of 01/01/2024. The 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/Transgender persons and by 5 (five) years in case of Civic Volunteers.

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.

Kolkata Police Constable Salary

Since the 6th Pay Commission, the salary of Kolkata Police Constables has gone up significantly. Now, let’s take a look at their current salary.

Basic Pay: Rs.23,700/-
Dearness Allowance: 681/-
House Rent Allowance: 2724/- (12% of Basic Pay)
Medical Allowance: 500/-
Monthly Gross Salary (Basic Pay + DA+HRA+Medical): 26,605/-

 

Kolkata Police Constable Syllabus

If you’re applying for the Kolkata Police Constable Exam 2024, it’s important to know the syllabus for the recruitment. For your convenience, you can find detailed information about the Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment Syllabus 2024 by clicking the link below.

Kolkata Police Constable Exam Date 2024

The Kolkata Police Constable exam date has not been announced yet. We’ll let you know when the Kolkata Police announces the exam date.

Kolkata Police Constable Physical Measurement

Minimum Physical Measurements of Candidates are given below…

Gender Category Height (Barefoot) (in cm.) Weight (in kg.) Chest (in cm)
Male Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes) 167 57 78 cms. (without expansion) 83 cms. (with expansion – 5 cms.)
Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes 160 53 76 cms. (without expansion) 81 cms. (with expansion – 5 cms.)
Female Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes) 160 49 Not Applicable
Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes 152 45
Third Gender Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes) 163 52 Not Applicable
Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes 155 48

Kolkata Police Constable Application Fees

The fees for applying and processing are set as follows…

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 of Application and/or Processing Fees shall be made through a 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.

Kolkata Police Constable Exam Pattern 2024

Preliminary Written Test (Full Marks – 100) :

Eligible candidates will need to take a multiple-choice preliminary written test. This test is important but you just need to pass it. It will have 100 questions with four choices for each, and each question is worth one mark. You’ll have one hour to complete the test. The questions will be available in both Bengali and Nepali languages.

Questions of the Preliminary Written Test shall be from the following subjects:-

  • i. General Awareness and General Knowledge: 40 Marks
  • ii. Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard): 30 Marks
  • iii. Reasoning: 30 Marks

PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT TEST (PMT):-

Candidates who pass the Preliminary Written Test will have their physical standards (height and weight) measured using electronic machines. For male candidates, chest measurements will be taken using a measuring tape.

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PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST (PET):-

I. 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

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

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


FINAL WRITTEN EXAMINATION : – Full Marks – 85;

All candidates who pass the Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) will be invited to take the Final Written Examination, which will be organized by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board. This exam will consist of 85 multiple-choice questions, each with four choices, and each question is worth one mark. You’ll have one hour to complete the exam. The questions will be available in both Bengali and Nepali languages, except for those related to the English language.

Questions of the Final Written Examination shall be from the following subjects:-

  • A. General Awareness and General Knowledge – 25 Marks
    B. English – 10 Marks
    C. Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard) – 25 Marks
    D. Reasoning and Logical Analysis – 25 Marks

INTERVIEW: – Full Marks – 15;

Only a few candidates will be selected for an interview based on their performance and merit. During the interview, candidates will be assessed on their general awareness and suitability for public service. Additionally, candidates’ ability to speak in Bengali will be evaluated. After considering the marks from the Final Written Examination and the Interview, the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board will prepare a merit list of candidates who are provisionally selected.

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MEDICAL EXAMINATION:-

  • (a) All candidates provisionally selected will undergo a Medical Examination at hospitals designated by the State Government.
  • (b) Selected candidates must be in good mental and physical health. They should not have any deformities that could affect their ability to work efficiently.
  • (c) Candidates will undergo all required medical tests as instructed by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal.
    (d) The certificate of medical fitness will be provided by an authorized medical officer.

Kolkata Police Constable Selection Process

The jobs for Constables/Lady Constables in Kolkata Police will be filled based on several steps. First, there’s a Preliminary Written Test to screen candidates. After that, there’s a Physical Measurement Test (PMT), a Physical Efficiency Test (PET), a Final Written Examination, and an Interview. These steps will be conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.

Kolkata Police Constable How to Apply / Online Apply Process

Candidates can apply online using the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board official website www.prb.wb.gov.in/ west Bengal Police www.wbpolice.gov.in/ Kolkata Police www.kolkatapolice.gov.in.

Important Dates
Starting Date for Online Application 01.03.2024 (00:01 hrs.)
Last Date for Online Application 29.03.2024 (23:59 hrs.)

Summary: The information provided above is a summary. Before applying online, make sure to read the official advertisement released by the authorities. Candidates are requested to visit our website daily for the Upcoming Recruitment, Results, and Admit Card Related Information so that they can keep themselves up to date.

FAQ:-

What is the age limit for Constable|Lady Constable Recruitment 2024?

Ans:- Candidates age should be between 18 years to 30 years as of 01/01/2024. The 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/Transgender persons and by 5 (five) years in case of Civic Volunteers.

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.

What is the salary of Kolkata Police?

Ans:- The Kolkata Police Constable Salary is as per the 7th Pay Commission. The Kolkata Police Constable pay scale for the said post is Rs. 22,700 – Rs. 58,500.

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