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Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Exam Date Soon

The Punjab Police has released the notification pdf for the recruitment of  1746 constable posts for District Police Cadre and Armed Police Cadre. It is the best opportunity for candidates who have completed their 10+2 class and the age limit is between 18 to 28 years to be a part of Punjab Police. The exam authority has not officially announced the Punjab Police exam date, but it is expected that a Punjab Police computer-based written exam will be held in July 2024 for the successfully registered candidates. Scroll down the article to get important details related to the examination, exam pattern, etc.

Punjab Police Recruitment 2024- Exam Overview

The candidates who are looking forward to the Constable posts in the Punjab Police Department, Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024 is a golden opportunity that must be grabbed without any delay. For your reference, a brief overview related to the recruitment process has been shared below and for complete details refer to the below article.

Punjab Police Recruitment 2024- Overview
Organization Name Punjab Police
Post Name Constable (District Police Cadre & Armed Police Cadre)
Total Vacancies 1746
Category Govt Jobs
Punjab Police Constable Exam Date 2024 July 2024 (expected)
Education Qualification 12th pass
Age Limit 18 to 28 years
Selection Process Computer Based Test
Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Physical Screening Test (PST)
Document Verification
Salary Rs. 19,900
Job Location Punjab
Official Site www.punjabpolice.gov.in

Punjab Police Constable Exam Date 2024

Punjab Police will conduct the Computer Test Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Physical Screening Test (PST) Document Verification to select candidates for Police Constable posts. The Punjab Police Recruitment 2024 Exam Date will be notified soon by the exam authority through their official website www.punjabpolice.gov.in. As per expectation, the Punjab Police CBT exam will be held in July 2024. The exact exam date, exam timing, exam venue and other details will be released along with the Punjab Police Admit Card 2024.

Punjab Police Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

The online registration start and end date for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024 has been announced by the officials along with its official notification on 29th February 2024. The Punjab Police Exam Date will be released soon at www.punjabpolice.gov.in. Here we have updated the schedule as released on the official website of the Punjab Police.

Important Dates
Events Dates
Notification Released 29th February 2024
Online Application Starts 14th March 2024
Last Date to submit applications 4th April 2024 (11:55 pm)
Last date for fee payment 4th April 2024
Punjab Police Constable Admit Card 2024 07 to 10 days before the exam date 
Punjab Police Constable Exam Date 2024 July 2024 (expected)

Punjab Police Constable Notification 2024 PDF

Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Notification pdf has been released officially on the official website www.punjabpolice.gov.in against advt. no. 01 of 2024. The direct link to download the detailed advertisements for Constable vacancies in the District Police Cadre and Armed Police Cadre in Punjab Police has been also provided here as released on the official portal of Punjab Police.

Punjab Police Constable Vacancy 2024

As detailed in the Punjab Police recruitment 2024 notification, the department has announced 1746 Constable vacancies to be filled this year for District Police Cadre & Armed Police Cadre in Punjab Police department. Out of a total of 970 vacancies for the District Police Cadre, 317 vacancies are reserved for women candidates. For the Armed Police Cadre, 776 total vacancies are announced and 253 vacancies are reserved for women candidates. The detailed category-wise Punjab Police Constable Vacancy 2024 has been tabulated below.

Punjab Police Constable Vacancy 2024 for District Police Cadre
Categories Total 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
Punjab Police Constable Vacancy 2024 for Armed Police Cadre
Categories Total 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

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Punjab Police Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the Punjab Police Constable Vacancy 2024, candidates must make sure that they fulfill all the eligibility requirements of the recruitment body. The eligibility parameters taken into consideration for Punjab Police Constable posts are nationality, age limit, physical standards, and educational qualifications.

Age Limit (01/01/2024)

Candidates who are interested in applying for the Punjab Police Constable posts (District or Armed Police Cadre) must be between 18 to 28 years of age as of 01/01/2024. The table below provides the upper age limit for the Constable’s posts in Punjab Police.

Educational Qualification (01/01/2024)

The candidate who wishes to become a Constable in the Punjab Police must have done their class 12th from a recognized university or education board. Check the other minimum educational qualifications for the Punjab Police Recruitment 2024 listed below.

  • 10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized university or education board.
  • The minimum educational requirement for ex-servicemen is matriculation.
  • Candidates must have passed the Matriculation test with Punjabi as one of the required or elective topics or any other exam that is equal in Punjabi that the Punjab government periodically approves.

Punjab Police Constable Nationality

Any candidate who has not obtained a green card/permanent citizenship or residency of any country other than India and is a citizen of India is eligible to apply for the Punjab Police Constable Vacancy 2024.

Punjab Police Constable Physical Standards

The female candidates who will be applying for the Punjab Police Constable posts must have a minimum height of 5 feet 2 inches (157 cms), check the table below to know the minimum height required for the male candidates.

Punjab Police Constable Physical Standards 
Genders Minimum Height Required
Male 5 feet 7 inches (170.2 cms)
Female 5 feet 2 inches (157.5 cms)

Punjab Police Recruitment 2024 Application Form

The online application portal for accepting the online application forms for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024 has been made available on the official website www.punjabpolice.gov.in. Candidates who meet all the eligibility requirements can apply online through the official website of Punjab Police. For the ease of candidates, the direct link to apply online is also provided in the article. The candidates are suggested to submit their application forms before the last registration date i.e. 4th April 2024 (11:55 pm).

Punjab Police Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

The candidates have to pay the required application along with the examination fee to register themself for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024. The official notification depicts the category-wise application fee and the same has been detailed below.

Categories Application Fee Examination Fee Total Fee
General Rs. 500 Rs. 650 Rs. 1150/-
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) of Punjab, Linear Descends of ESM Rs. 500 NIL Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/BC of All States & OBC of Punjab Sate Only Rs. 500 Rs. 150 Rs. 650/-
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) Rs. 500 Rs. 150 Rs. 650/-

Steps To Apply For Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024

A complete step-by-step procedure to apply for the Punjab Police Constable posts has been provided below to help the candidates easily apply for the recruitment.

1. Visit the official website of the Punjab Police i.e. https://www.punjabpolice.gov.in/.

2. Find the Punjab Police Recruitment 2024 link and click on it.

3. First, register as a new user by entering the necessary information such as name and contact information.

4. Now, a User ID and password will be sent over the registered mobile number or e-mail ID.

5. Use the user ID and password to login the portal and complete the application by submitting the essential documents.

6. At, last pay the application fee as per your respective category.

7. Finally, the candidates have now registered themselves for the Punjab Police Constable posts.

Punjab Police Constable Selection Process 2024

The selection of candidates for the posts of Constables in the Punjab Police is completely based on a selection process prescribed by the authorities. The Punjab Police Constable selection process involves three stages i.e. computer-based test, physical screening test & physical measurement test, and document scrutiny.

Punjab Police Constable Selection Process 2024
Stage Names Nature Description
Stage I Computer-Based Test (CBT) Only Paper II is Qualifying in nature The computer-based test will have 2 papers. Paper I will be for 100 marks and Paper II for 50 marks.
Stage II Physical Screening Test (PST) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT) Both are Qualifying In this stage, the candidates who score the minimum qualifying marks in CBT will only be allowed to participate. Candidates’ physical fitness through activities like running, long jump, etc., and heights are measured.
Stage III Document Scrutiny The document scrutiny stage is the final stage of the selection process. Verification of the important documents of the candidates is done at this stage.

Punjab Police Constable 2024 Exam Pattern

Check the detailed exam pattern and syllabus below as mentioned in the official notification.

  1. The computer-based Test will consist of two Papers, Paper-I and Paper-II, of which Paper-II shall be qualifying in nature.
  2. There will be 100 Multiple Choice Questions in the exam with 1 mark each for the correct answer
  3. The total duration of the Punjab Police Written Exam will be 3 hours
  4. There will be no negative marking for any incorrect or unanswered question
Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern 
Subjects No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Paper 1
Quantitative Aptitude and Numerical Skills 20 20 2 hours
Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning 20 20
English Language Skills 10 10
Punjabi Language Skills 10 10
General Awareness 35 35
Digital Literacy & Awareness 05 05
Total 100 100
Paper 2   
Mandatory Qualifying Paper of Punjabi Language 50 50 1 hour
Grand Total 150 150 3 hours

Punjab Police Constable Syllabus 2024

The subjects included in the Computer-Based test for the Punjab Police Constable post are English language, general awareness, quantitative aptitude, mental ability, Punjabi language skills, numerical ability & digital literacy. To pass the examination with good marks candidates are advised to carefully study all the topics listed below.

Punjab Police Constable Syllabus Subject Wise
Subjects Topics
English Language
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Error Spotting
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Spelling Correction
  • Punjabi to English Translation
  • Sentence rearrangement and correction
  • Vocabulary (Synonym, Antonym, one-word substitution)
Digital Literacy & Awareness
  • Fundamentals of Computers
  • Basic knowledge of Mobile Phones
  • MS Office (Word, PowerPoint)
  • Email Communication
  • Internet, Worldwide web, and Web search engines
General Awareness
  • Constitution, Central and State Legislature, Executive, Judicial Institutions & Local Government
  • Current Affairs
  • History, Geography, Culture, and Economy of Punjab
  • Basics of Science & Technology
Punjabi Language Skills
  • Comprehension
  • Sentence construction and translation
  • English to Punjabi translation
  • Vocabulary
  • Idioms and Proverbs
Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning
  • Number and Letter Series
  • Order and Ranking
  • Sequencing
  • Relationship Problems
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Pattern Completion
  • Direction and Distances
Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Skills
  • Simplification
  • Percentages
  • Average
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Bar graphs and Line graphs
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Time and Work

Punjab Police Physical Screening Test

The candidates shortlisted from the written test will be called for the Physical Screening Test and various parameters have been decided by Punjab Police to recruit Constables.

For Males

The males candidates who applied for Constable posts will be examined for the Physical Screening Test for the following parameters. Any candidate will not be provided with extra chances or leniency in the score in any case.

Parameters Required No. of Chances
Race 1600 meters in 6 min 30 seconds 1 Chance
Long Jump 3.80 meters 3 Chances
High Jump 1.10 meters 3 Chances

For Females

The females will be examined for the Physical Screening Test for the following parameters. Any candidate will not be provided with extra chance or leniency in the score in any case.

Parameters Required No. of Chances
Race 800 meters in 4 min 30 seconds 1 Chance
Long Jump 3.00 meters 3 Chances
High Jump 0.95 meters 3 Chances

For Ex-serviceman

The ex-service man of age more than 35 years will be examined for the Physical Screening Test for the following parameters.

Gender Parameters Duration
Male Race (1 Chance) 1400 meters in 12 min
Squats  (1 Chance) 10 full squats within 03 min
Female Race  (1 Chance) 800 meters in 6 min

Punjab Police Constable Salary

Based on recommendations from the Finance Department’s in-house committee, the salary for the position of Constable has been set at Rs. 19,900/-(minimum pay admissible) per month for three years from the date of joining the service at Level 2 of the 7th CPC/Pay Matrix. The salary is only given to those who will pass all the stages of the selection process and are hired for the role of Punjab Police Constable.

Punjab Police Recruitment 2024- FAQs

Q1. Is official Punjab Police Constable Notification 2024 released?

Yes, Punjab Police Constable Notification 2024 has been released officially at www.punjabpolice.gov.in for 1746 Constable vacancies.

Q2. For which departments Punjab Police Constable vacancies are released.

Punjab Police has announced 970 constable vacancies for District Police Cadre and 776 constable vacancies for Armed Police Cadre.

Q3. What are the stages of Punjab Police Constable selection process?

There Punjab Police Constable selection process includes three stages i.e. Computer-Based Test, Physical Screening Test & Physical Measurement Test and Document Scrutiny.

Q4: What is the pay scale of Punjab Police Constable employee?

The pay scale of Punjab Police Constable employee is Rs.19,900/- from the date of joining till three years.

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