HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021: Good news for all govt jobs aspirants from Himachal Pradesh who are looking for a career in Himanchal Pradesh Police. Today, the Himachal Pradesh Police Department has released a notification to recruit 1334 vacancies of General Duty Constable for both Male & females and Driver Constable for Males only. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the HP Police Constable 2021 exam on the official website of the Himachal Pradesh Police Department- citizenportal.hppolice.gov.in. 

The candidates need to note that they can apply online for the posts of Constables and Drivers from 1 October 2021, and the last day to apply for HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 is 31 October 2021

HP Police Constable Notification 2021

The official notification for HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 exam has been released by the Himachal Pradesh Police Department on 10 September 2021 to recruit 1334 posts of General Duty Constables for both Male & females. All interested candidates for this recruitment can download the HP Police Constable notification PDF by clicking on the link given below.

HP Police Constable Notification 2021- Download PDF

HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021: Overview 

12th pass candidates are eligible to apply for HP Police General Duty Constable and Driver posts. Have a look at the glimpse of the overview table for HP Constable Recruitment 2021.

OrganisationHimachal Pradesh Police Department
Post NameGeneral Duty Constable & Constable Driver
Vacancy1334
Job locationHimachal Pradesh
Job CategoryState-level
Application ModeOnline 
Eligibility 12th pass
Selection Process
  1. Physical Standard Test
  2. Physical Efficiency Test
  3. Written Examination
  4. Medical Test
SalaryRs. 5910-20200/-
Official websitecitizenportal.hppolice.gov.in

HP Constable Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

When looking forward to any job opportunity, the important thing is to keep a track of the Important Dates associated with the particular recruitment drive. The dates for HP Constable Recruitment 2021 has been discussed below in the tabular form. 

HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021
EventsDates
HP Constable Notification10 September 2021
Online Application Starts01 October 2021
Last date to submit application form30 October 2021
Last date to pay fee30 October 2021
HP Constable Exam DateTo be notified soon

HP Police Constable Vacancy 2021

As per the official notification, the total number of vacancies for the HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 exam is 1334. Out of 1334 vacancies, 932 candidates are announced for male general duty constable and 311 for female general duty constable and 91 for Driver Constable posts. Check the district-wise vacancy distribution for HP Constable Recruitment from below. 

HP General Duty & Driver Constable Vacancy 
DistrictGD MalesGD FemalesDriver (Males)
Bilaspur521705
Chamba712407
Hamirpur622106
Kangra2056820
Kinnaur110401
Kullu 602006
L & S0401--
Mandi1364513
Shimla1103711
Sirmour722407
Solan782608
Una712407
Total93231191

HP Police Constable Online Form 2021

The application process for HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 exam will be done online mode only. The online application link/URL is active from 1 October 2021 to 31 October 2021. The online application link/URL is http://recruitment.hppolice.gov.in/ has been active below. 

Click to Apply Online for HP Constable Recruitment 2021 (Link Active)

Steps to Apply for HP Police Recruitment 2021

Step-1 Visit the HP Police official website, www.citizenportal.hppolice.gov.in

Step-2 Now on the home screen in the right side, you can see the login option, if you have a login then do login

Step-3 Create a new account if you are applying for the first time for HP Police Bharti

Step-4 After doing Login, on your dashboard, you can see the ongoing posts application form link

Step-5 As per the notification, the online registration link for Constable posts will available from 1st, October 2021 onwards

Step-6 After getting the online form link to fill the Application form carefully by providing all the necessary details that are mention on the form (Documents, Photograph, Signature, Application fee mode, Exam centre, Posts name.. etc)

Step-7 Click on submit button on or before the closing date.

HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 Application fee

The application processing fee for General Category, Gorkhasand Home Guards (Gen/Gorkhas) is Rs 300 and 150 for SC/ST/OBC/BPL/EWS categories, women/female candidates and Home Guards (SC/ST/OBC). This time Rs 100 will be charged additionally as a “COVID-19 protocol implementation fee”. The application fee for HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 can be paid online mode by candidates via net banking or debit and credit card. The payment can also be done via offline mode by depositing the fee to any SBI branch. 

Category NameApplication FeeCOVID FeeTotal Processing Fee
GEN200100300
Gorkhas200100300
Home Guards (Gen/Gorkhas)200100300
SC/ST/OBC/BPL/EWS50100150
Women50100150
Home Guards (SC/ST/OBC)50100150

HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 Eligibility Criteria 

The Eligibility Criteria for HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 is divided into 3 categories, which are Citizenship, Educational Qualification and Age Limit. The details on these categories are given below.

HP Police Constable Citizenship

The candidate should be a bonafide resident of Himachal Pradesh.

HP Police Constable Educational Qualification

The applicants should have passed their 10+2 or any other equivalent examination from a recognized board or institute to apply for the posts.

HP Police Constable Age limit

The age of a Candidates should be a minimum of 18 years and a maximum of 25 years. The cut-off date for the calculation for an upper and lower age for all categories is 31 October 2021. However, certain age relaxations are considered as per rules which will be added below very soon.

CategoryAge Limit
General18 to 25 years
  1. SC/ST
  2. OBC
  3. Gorkhas
  4. Distinguished Sportsman (General/OBC)
  5. Distinguished Sportsman (SC/ST)
  6. Distinguished Sportsman (Gorkhas)
18 to 27 years
  1. Home Guards (General/OBC)
  2. Home Guards (SC/ST)
  3. Home Guards (Gorkhas)
20 to 28 years

HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 Selection Process

Candidates have to appear for Physical Standard Test, Physical Efficiency Test and one written test. The final merit list will be released on the basis of the written test, the height of candidates, and evaluation on examination of certificates. 

Physical Standard Test ➤ Physical Efficiency Test ➤ Written Examination ➤ Medical Test

Physical Standard Test

Physical Standard Test   
CategoryMinimum Height (Male)Minimum Height (Female)Chest (Male)
General5 Foot 6 Inch5 Foot 2 Inch31x32
SC/ST5 Foot 4 Inch5 Foot 0 Inch29x30
OBC5 Foot 6 Inch5 Foot 2 Inch31x32
Gorkhas5 Foot 4 Inch5 Foot 0 Inch29x30

Written Test

HP Constable Written Exam Pattern
Sno.SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks
1English language1616
2Hindi language1616
3General Awareness1616
4Mathematics & Science1616
5Reasoning Aptitude1616
Total 8080

HP Constable Salary 2021

After selection to the HP Police Constable posts, the basic salary is Rs. 5,910-20,200/- and Grade Pay of Rs. 1900/- for the first 08 years of the service. After 8 years of joining, the regular pay band of Rs. 10,300-34,800 shall be paid along with the Grade Pay of Rs. 3200.

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HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 - FAQs

Ans. A total of 1334 posts are announces for the post of Constables and drivers for HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021.

Ans. The last date to apply for HP Police Constable is 31st October 2021.

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