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Kolkata Police Constable Exam Date 2024, Admit Card, Exam Pattern

West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has announced a total of 3734 vacancies for constable and lady constable posts through the advertisement. The candidates who have passed the Madhyamik Examination (10th class) from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent and fall in the age group of 18 years to 30 years are eligible to apply online for police constable posts. The Kolkata Police Constable written exam date will be released shortly on the official website www.prb.wb.gov.in or www.wbpolice.gov.in or www.kolkatapolice.gov.in. Bookmark our page for the lasted updates regarding the Kolkata Police Exam 2024.

Kolkata Police Constable Notification 2024 Out

The detailed notification pdf for Kolkata Police Constable posts has been released on the official website www.prb.wb.gov.in. Interested applicants can download the official notification either from the official website or by downloading the Kolkata Police Constable Notification PDF from the provided direct link. It is recommended that candidates carefully review the entire notification before applying for the Kolkata Police Constable and Lady Constable Recruitment 2024.

Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024- Overview

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has released the official notification to recruit 3734 vacancies for Constable and Lady Constable in Kolkata Police. The selection of the candidates will be done through 5 stage recruitment process. For your convenience, we are providing you with a complete overview of Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024.

Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024- Overview
Organization West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB)
Vacancies 3734
Post Name Constable and Lady Constable
Category Govt Jobs
Kolkata Police Exam Date 2024 To be notified
Selection Process Written Examination, Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Written Exam, Interview
Salary Rs. 23700/-
Job Location Kolkata
Official Website www.prb.wb.gov.in/www.wbpolice.gov.in/www.kolkatapolice.gov.in

Kolkata Police Exam Date 2024

The Kolkata Police Constable written exam date will be announced by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) through their official website www.prb.wb.gov.in/www.wbpolice.gov.in/www.kolkatapolice.gov.in. Admit Cards for the same will be released 07 to 10 days before the exam date along with the exam-related information. The selection process for the constable posts includes the Written Examination, Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Written Exam, and Interview.

Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

The Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 notification for Constable and Lady Constable posts has been released announcing that the online application window was opened at www.prb.wb.gov.in/www.wbpolice.gov.in/ and www.kolkatapolice.gov.in. The Kolkata Police Constable prelims written exam date will be released in due course on the official website of the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB).

Events Dates
Notification Release Date 27th February 2024
Last Date to Submit Application 29th March 2024 (11:59 pm)
Last Date to pay fee 29th March 2024
Kolkata Police Admit Card 2024 To be notified
Kolkata Police Prelims Written Exam Date 2024 To be notified

Kolkata Police Constable Vacancy 2024

This year, the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) is going to recruit eligible candidates for 3464 Constable posts and 270 Lady Constable posts in Kolkata Police. The detailed category-wise breakdown of the Kolkata Police Vacancy 2024 for both Constable and Lady Constable posts has been tabulated below as mentioned in the Kolkata Police Constable Notification 2024.

Kolkata Police Constable & Lady Constable Vacancy 2024
Category Constable Lady Constable
Unreserved (UR) 519 35
Unreserved (E.C) 449 37
Unreserved (HG) 244 21
Unreserved (Civic Volunteer) 278 21
Unreserved (Sports quota) 69 06
EWS 242 20
EWS (E.C) 105 07
Scheduled Caste 311 26
Scheduled Caste(E.C) 243 18
Scheduled Caste (HG) 104 08
Scheduled Caste (Civic Volunteer) 104 08
ST 69 05
ST (E.C) 70 05
ST (HG) 34 03
ST (Civic Volunteer) 35 03
OBC-A 104 07
OBC-A (E.C) 104 09
OBC-A (HG) 69 05
OBC-A (Civic Volunteer) 69 06
OBC-B 104 08
OBC-B (E.C) 69 06
OBC-B (HG) 35 03
OBC-B (Civic Volunteer) 34 03
Total Vacancies 3464 270

Note- The vacancies for Home Guards (HG) and Civic Volunteers are only for the serving Home Guards and Civic Volunteers in Kolkata Police subject to completion of 3 years of service (as on 01/01/2024). 

Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Online Form

The online application portal for accepting the application forms of the eligible candidates has been made active at https://prb.wb.gov.in. For the reference of the candidates, a direct link to apply online for Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024. The online application link will remain active till 29th March 2024 (11:59 pm). To avoid any kind of inconvenience in the last candidates are advised to submit their duly filled applications before the last registration date.

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Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

As per the Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024 official notification, the candidates are required to pay a certain amount of the application fee to complete the Kolkata Police Application Form, Without fee payment candidates’ application forms will be rejected and the nonrefundable application fee has to be paid online mode. Applicants belonging to the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (of West Bengal only) shall pay processing fees of Rs. 20/- (Rupees Twenty) only.

Category Application Fee Processing Fee Total Fee
All Other Categories (from West Bengal only) Rs. 150 Rs. 20 Rs. 170
SC (from West Bengal only) Rs. 20 Rs. 20
ST (from West Bengal only) Rs. 20 Rs. 20

Steps to Apply for Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024

Candidates are required to follow the below steps to fill out their Kolkata Police Constable Online Form 2024.

1. Visit the official website of the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board at www.prb.wb.gov.in.

2. On the homepage, click on the apply online section.

3. A new page appears displaying “Recruitment to the posts of Constable and Lady Constable in Kolkata Police – 2024”.

4. The login portal page appears on the screen after clicking the link.

5. Complete the form with your name, contact information, education, and job history.

6. Send in a picture of yourself and a scanned copy of your signature in the format specified.

7. Submit your application fee through online mode.

8. Look through the application one more time before hitting the “Submit” button.

9. Get a copy of the application to keep on file.

Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 Eligibility

Before applying, candidates must ensure that they meet the specific eligibility criteria. We are providing you with the brief of Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria. Please ensure that you carefully read the official notification provided in the article.

Education Qualification- The candidates must have passed the Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent are eligible to apply for Kolkata Police Constable Vacancies.

Age Limit (as on 01/01/2024)- The applicant must fall in the age group of 18 years to 30 years. Upper age relaxation is also provided and the same is mentioned below.

Category Upper Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC-A/OBC-B 3 years
Transgender 3 years
Civic Volunteers 5 years

Language- The candidate must be able to speak, read, and write in Bengali language. Cadidates from 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.

Kolkata Police Constable 2024 Selection Process

West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) is held responsible for conducting the recruitment process for shortlisting eligible candidates for 3734 constable and lady constable posts. For selecting the candidates, 5 stages of the selection process are decided to be conducted which are enlisted below in sequence.

1. Written Examination:  A screening examination is conducted to shortlist candidates for the next stage of the selection process and the marks obtained by a candidate in this exam will not be considered for preparing the final merit list. There would be 100 objective-type questions with 1 mark for correct answer and a negative marking of 1/4th mark for incorrect answer.

2. Physical Measurement Test (PMT): The physical standards i.e. height, weight, and chest (only for males) will be carried under the Physical Measurement Test (PMT).

3. Physical Efficiency Test (PET): Candidates who are qualified in Physical Measurement Test (PMT) will be shortlisted to appear for the Physical Efficiency Test which includes a running event.

4. Final Written Exam: All the candidates who qualify in the PMT and PET will be called to appear in the Final Written Examination which will be conducted by WBPRB. The board will fix the qualifying marks in this test to appear for the next stage. There would be 85 objective-type questions with 1 mark for correct answer and a negative marking of 1/4th for incorrect answer.

5. Interview: This will be the final stage of the selection process for Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024. Based on the marks scored in the Final Written Examination and Interview, a merit list of the provisionally selected candidates. Candidates’ ability to speak in Bengali will also be tested in his/her Interview.

Kolkata Police Constable 2024 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern details for all stages of the Kolkata Police Constable 2024 Exam have been discussed below to help the candidates who are going to plan to apply for the vacancies.

KP Constable Exam Pattern for Preliminary Test

The first stage of the Kolkata Police Constable and Lady Constable selection process is a preliminary examination which is a screening test. The duration of solving 100 MCQs in the prelims exam is 1 hour (60 minutes). For every wrong answer, a 1/4th mark will be deducted.

Sections No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Awareness and General Knowledge 40 40 1 hour (60 minutes)
Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard) 30 30
Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100

Note- Marks scored in the Kolkata Police Constable Preliminary test will not be considered in the final selection. 

KP Constable Exam Pattern for PMT

The candidates who qualified for the Kolkata Police Constable Preliminary examination will be screened for the Physical Measurement Test (PMT) i.e. Height, Chest, and Weight measurements. The candidates who do not fulfill the laid down physical standard will be eliminated. Qualified candidates in the PMT examination will be eligible to appear in the Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

Gender Category  Height (cm) Weight (kg) Chest (cm)
Male Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes) 167 cm 57 kg 78 cm
Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes 160 cm 53 kg 76 cm
Female Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes) 160 cm 49 kg NA
Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes 152 cm 45 kg NA
Transgender Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes) 163 cm 52 kg NA
Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes 155 cm 48 kg NA

KP Constable Exam Pattern for PET

Those candidates who qualify for the Physical Measurement Test (PET) will be eligible to appear for the Physical Efficiency Test. The PET test will be done through their performances as per the following parameters.

Gender Events & Duration
Male 1600-meter run within 6 minutes 30 seconds
Female 800-meter run within 4 minutes
Transgender 800-meter run within 3 minutes 30 seconds
Male- ExServicemen 800-meter run within 3 minutes 30 seconds
Female/Transgender- ExServicemen 800-meter run within 4 minutes 30 seconds

KP Constable Exam Pattern for Final Written Test

The fourth stage of the Kolkata Police Constable and Lady Constable selection process is a final written examination which is a scoring in nature. The duration of solving 100 MCQs in the prelims exam is 1 hour (60 minutes) and there will be 85 MCQs. For every wrong answer, a 1/4th mark will be deducted. Marks scored in final written exam will be counted for final selection.

Sections No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Awareness and General Knowledge 25 25 1 hour (60 minutes)
English 10 10
Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard) 25 25
Reasoning and Logical Analysis 25 25
Total 85 85

Kolkata Police Constable Salary

The selected candidates for the Constable and Lady Constable posts under the Kolkata Police Department will be offered an attractive monthly gross salary of Rs. 26605 along with allowances and perks as mentioned in the notification pdf. The salary structure for Constable and Lady Constable posts is mentioned below in the table.

Components Amount
Basic Pay Rs. 23700
Dearness Allowance Rs. 681
House Rent Allowance Rs. 2724
Medical Allowance Rs. 500
Monthly Gross Salary Rs. 26605

Kolkata Police Constable Notification 2024- FAQs

Q1. How many Constable vacancies are released by Kolkata Police?

WBPRB has announced 3464 Constable posts in Kolkata Police to be filled through Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024.

Q2. What is the Kolkata Police Constable Written Exam Date 2024?

The Kolkata Police Constable Written Exam Date 2024 will be released soon on the official website of West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB).

Q3. What is the selection process for Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024?

The selection process for Kolkata Police Constable posts includes the Written Examination, Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Written Exam, and Interview.

Q4. What are the age limit criteria for KP Constable Recruitment 2024?

The applicant must fall in the age group of 18 years to 30 years to apply for KP Constable Recruitment 2024.

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