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WBP SI Syllabus 2024 and Exam pattern for Sub Inspectors Posts

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has released 464 vacancies for hiring Sub-Inspectors (SI) in the police department of the state. The selection of candidates is done on the basis of a selection process which is provided by the authorities in the official notification. The selection process involves some examinations such as a prelims exam and a final competitive exam. To pass both examinations, candidates must be aware of the subject-wise topics provided in the WBP SI Syllabus 2024. The exam pattern also helps the candidates to make a strategy and a better study plan by giving more time to the high-weightage topics/subjects.

WBP SI Syllabus 2024 & Exam Pattern

The date for the WBP SI examination will be notified to the candidates soon but the candidates are advised to begin their preparation for the exam from now. The candidates must study the more important topics first as per the exam pattern. Understanding the complete syllabus and exam pattern makes it easier for candidates to pass the exam with good scores. Get an overview of the syllabus for the Sub-Inspector exam from the table below.

WBP SI Syllabus 2024
Organization West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB)
Posts Sub-Inspector (SI)
Vacancies 464
Type of Questions MCQ or Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Maximum Marks Prelims Exam:-200
Final Competitive Exam:-200
Negative Marking 1/4th
Duration of Exam Prelims Exam:-1 hour 30 minutes
Final Competitive Exam:- 4 hours
Language of Exam Bengali, English & Nepali

WBP SI Selection Process 2024

To select only eligible candidates out of thousands of candidates, the authorities follow a method of selection. Following the selection process makes it easier for authorities to get the most suitable candidates for the posts of Sub-Inspector. The WBP SI selection process involves five stages which are listed below, candidates must pass each and every stage to be hired for the role.

  • Prelims Exam
  • Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Final Combined Competitive Examination
  • Personality Test

WBP SI Exam Pattern 2024

The WBP SI exam includes two exams i.e. prelims and a final competitive exam, the exam pattern for both exams is different. Candidates must be aware of the exam pattern for both the exams which are provided here below.

WBP SI Prelims Exam Pattern

The first stage for the selection of Sub-Inspectors posts is a preliminary examination of 200 marks. The exam will include multiple-choice questions (MCQ) or will be a computer-based test.

  • There are a total of 100 questions in the prelim exam.
  • Each question carries 2 marks i.e. for every correct answer in the WBP prelims exam candidates will get 2 marks.
  • There will be negative marking i.e. 1/4 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
WBP SI Prelims Exam Pattern 
Subjects/Sections No. of Questions Marks Duration
Arithmetic 25 50 1 hour 30 minutes
General Studies 50 100
Logical & Analytical Reasoning 25 50
Total 100 200

WBP SI Final Competitive Exam Pattern

After clearing the prelims exam, PMT, and PET, candidates will have to appear for a final combined competitive examination which will include three papers i.e. General Studies & Arithmetic, English and Hindi/Bengali/Urdu/Nepali.

  • The exam will be in Bengali, English & Nepali language.
  • All three exams will be conducted on the same date.
WBP SI Final Competitive Exam Pattern
Papers Subjects Marks Duration
Paper I General Studies & Arithmetic 100 2 hours
Paper II English 50 1 hour
Paper III Hindi/Bengali/Urdu/Nepali 50 1 hour

WBP SI Syllabus 2024

The subjects included in the prelims and final combined competitive exam for the WBP SI posts are almost similar. The subjects are General Studies, Arithmetic, Logical & Analytical Reasoning, English, Indian Language ( Hindi/Bengali/Urdu/Nepali).

WBP SI Syllabus for Arithmetic

The topics to be prepared for the Arithmetic subjects are polygons, fractions, tables, graphs, etc., complete list is provided here below.

  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Linear Equations
  • Tables and Graphs
  • Profit and Loss
  • Identities
  • Polygons
  • Decimals
  • Square Roots
  • Fractions
  • Percentage
  • Time and Work
  • Trigonometry
  • Time and Distance

WBP SI Syllabus for General Studies

The general studies section for the Sub-Inspector exam includes questions based on current events, history, economics, etc. This section is generally to test the candidate’s general knowledge about the country and ongoing events.

  • Politics
  • Economics
  • History
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Current Events
  • Culture and Art
  • Science

WBP SI Syllabus for English

Topics such as idioms, grammar, sentence structuring, etc. will have to be prepared by the candidates to score a good score in the English subjects of the final competitive exam.

  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Structuring
  • Correct Use of Language
  • Grammar
  • Idioms

WBP SI Syllabus for Logical & Analytical Reasoning

The questions that will be asked in the logical and analytical reasoning section will test the candidate’s logical and analytical ability. The list of topics to prepare for this section is mentioned here below.

  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Networks and Directions
  • Semantic Analogy
  • Embedded Figures
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Ordering and Sequencing
  • Space Visualization
  • Classification
  • Similarities and Differences

WBP SI Syllabus for Indian Language

The subjects that are included in the Indian language are Hindi/Bengali/Urdu/Nepali. The topic-wise list is provided here for the candidates.

  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Structuring
  • Grammar
  • Correct Usage of Language
  • Idioms

WBP SI Syllabus 2024- FAQs

Q1: What are the subjects included in WBP SI Syllabus 2024?

The subjects included in the WBP SI exam syllabus for both papers is General Studies, Arithmetic, Logical & Analytical Reasoning, English, Indian Language ( Hindi/Bengali/Urdu/Nepali).

Q2: What is the total duration of WBP SI prelims exam?

The total duration of prelims exam for WBP SI posts is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Q3: What will be the language of WBP SI exam?

The WBP SI exam will be in English/Bengali and Nepali language.

Q4: What are the different stages of WBP SI selection process 2024?

The different stages of WBP Sub-Inspector section process are prelims exam, physical measurement test (PMT), physical efficiency test (PET), final, combined competitive examination, personality test

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