WB Police SI Recruitment 2024: Online Application Begins for 464 Vacancies

Last date for applying: 07-04-24 ,  Published On: 09-03-2024

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has issued the WB Police SI Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF, declaring 464 vacancies for Sub-Inspector positions. The WB Police SI apply online link is now active on the official website https://www.wbpolice.gov.in/.

WB Police SI Recruitment 2024 Notification Out, Apply Online for 464 Vacancies The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has released the notification PDF for WB Police SI Recruitment 2024, announcing 464 vacancies for Sub-Inspector positions. The WB Police SI apply online link has been activated on the official website https://www.wbpolice.gov.in/.

West Bengal Police SI Recruitment Details The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has issued a notification PDF for the recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in both the Unarmed Branch and Armed Branch of the West Bengal Police. The selection process for these positions will include Preliminary Examination, Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination, and Personality Test. Interested candidates can register online for WB Police SI Recruitment 2024 on the official websites https://prb.wb.gov.in and https://www.wbpolice.gov.in.

WBP SI Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF The WBPRB has released the WB Police SI Notification PDF on its official website https://prb.wb.gov.in, outlining the recruitment of 464 vacancies for Sub-Inspector positions. The detailed notification includes information on vacancies, important dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, and more. Candidates are advised to carefully review the notification PDF before proceeding to submit their online application forms to ensure they meet the eligibility criteria for SI posts.

 

WB Police SI Recruitment 2024- Overview

The WBP SI Recruitment 2024 has commenced for 464 vacancies for the Sub-Inspector posts. This presents an excellent opportunity for eligible candidates to join the Kolkata Police. Heres a quick look at the essential details in the overview table:

OrganisationWest Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB)
PostsSub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch and Armed Branch)
Vacancies464
CategoryGovt. Job
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Apply Online Dates00th March to 7th April 2024
Selection ProcessPreliminary Examination, Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination, and Personality Test
Job LocationWest Bengal
Official websitehttps://prb.wb.gov.in and https://wbpolice.gov.in

WBP SI Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

The registration schedule for WB Police SI Recruitment 2024 has been announced along with the detailed notification PDF. Its crucial for candidates to note the important dates to ensure they meet all deadlines. The registration process has commenced from 09th March 2024, and candidates have until the last registration date, 07th March 2024, to submit their application forms.

EventsDates
Official Notification Release Date5th March 2024
Apply Online Starts9th March 2024
Last Date to Apply Online7th April 2024 (11:59 pm)
Last Date to pay application fee7th April 2024
WBP Constable Prelims ExamTo be notified

WB Police Sub-Inspector Vacancy 2024

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) aims to fill 464 vacancies for Sub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch and Armed Branch) posts. Out of these, 100 vacancies are reserved for female candidates, and 364 vacancies are released for male candidates. Check out the category-wise and branch-wise vacancy details in the table below:

CategoryUnarmed BranchArmed BranchTotal Vacancy
Unreserved (UR)744590
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)161020
Scheduled Caste362244
Scheduled Tribe100612
OBC – A161020
OBC – B120714
Total164100200
Total Vacancy464  

WBP SI Recruitment 2024 Apply Online

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has commenced the online application process for WBP Sub Inspector Recruitment 2024 starting from 09th March 2024 onwards. Eligible candidates interested in SI posts can submit their duly filled application forms through the official websites https://prb.wb.gov.in and https://wbpolice.gov.in. The deadline for submitting applications is 07th April 2024. Below is the direct link to apply online for the WB Police SI vacancy 2024 for the convenience of candidates.

WB Police SI Recruitment 2024 Apply Online Link (Active) – Click to Apply

WBP SI Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay an application fee while submitting the WBP SI application form. The online application fee for the general category is Rs. 270/-. Applicants belonging to the SC/ ST category (of West Bengal only) have to pay the processing fees of Rs. 20/- (Rupees Twenty) as they are exempted from paying any application fees.

CategoryApplication FeeProcessing FeeTotal Fee
All categories except Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (of West Bengal only)Rs. 250Rs. 20Rs. 270
Scheduled Caste (West Bengal only)–Rs. 20Rs. 20
Scheduled Tribe (West Bengal only)–Rs. 20Rs. 20

WB Police SI Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply online for WBP SI Recruitment 2024, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the notification PDF. The eligibility parameters in terms of educational qualification and age limit are as follows:

WBP SI Educational Qualification

  • Educational Qualification: The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent.
  • Language:
    • The candidates should be able to speak, read, and write Bengali Language.
    • However, this provision will not apply to permanent residents of the hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts.
    • For applicants of hill subdivisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong District, the provisions laid down in the West Bengal Official Language Act, 1961 will be applicable.

WBP SI Age Limit (as on 01/01/2024)

Candidate’s ages should be between 20 years to 30 years as on 01.01.2024 to be eligible to apply online for WB Police SI Recruitment 2024. Age relaxation will be provided as per government rules.

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years
CategoryUpper Age Relaxation
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes5 years
Other Backward Classes-A and Other Backward Classes-B3 years
Transgender3 years

WBP SI Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board will conduct a 05-stage recruitment process to select candidates for Sub-Inspector (UB) and Sub-Inspector (AB) posts in West Bengal Police. The selection process for WBP SI Recruitment 2024 includes the Preliminary Examination (a screening examination), followed by the Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test(PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination, and Personality Test.

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

WBP SI Prelims Exam Pattern 2024

The WBP SI preliminary exam will be a screening test to shortlist candidates for the next phase of the selection process, i.e., the Physical Exam. The exam will be an OMR-based MCQ-type written examination covering topics from General Studies, Logical & Analytical Reasoning, and Arithmetic. The question paper will be set in two languages (English and Bengali). Each correct answer will be rewarded with 02 marks, and there will be a negative marking with 1/4 mark deduction. Candidates will be provided 90 minutes to complete the exam.

WBI SI Prelims Exam Pattern 2024

S.No.SectionsTotal QuestionsMarks
AGeneral Studies50 Questions100 Marks
BLogical & Analytical reasoning25 Questions50 Marks
CArithmetic25 Questions50 Marks
Total 200 Questions200 Marks

WB Police Constable Physical Measurement Test

Qualified candidates in the preliminary examination will be called to appear for the Physical Measurement Test (PMT), which assesses candidates height, weight, and chest measurements. Only candidates who qualify the PMT will be eligible to participate in the Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

WB Police Constable Physical Measurement Test

GenderName of the PostClassHeight (in cm.)Weight (in kg.)Chest (in cm)
MaleSub-Inspector of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in West Bengal Police]Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes)167 cm56 kg79 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm
  Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes160 cm52 kg76 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm
 Sub-Inspector of Police [Armed Branch (AB) in West Bengal Police]Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes)173 cm60 kg86 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm
  Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes163 cm54 kg81 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm
FemaleSub-Inspector of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in West Bengal Police]Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes)160 cm48 kgNA
  Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes155 cm45 kgNA
TransgenderSub-Inspector of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in West Bengal Police]Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes)162 cm51 kgNA
  Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes157 cm47 kgNA
 Sub- Inspector of Police [Armed Branch (AB) in West Bengal Police]Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes)166 cm54 kgNA
  Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes160 cm50 kgNA

WBP Constable Physical Efficiency Test

The Physical Efficiency Test (PET) assesses candidates running abilities and is also qualifying in nature. Only candidates who qualify for both the PMT and PET will be eligible to appear in the Final Combined Competitive Examination.

WBP Constable Physical Efficiency Test

GenderEventsDuration
Male candidates (Both Unarmed & Armed Branch)800 meters run03 minutes
Female candidates (Unarmed Branch)400 meters run02 minutes
Transgender Candidates (Both Unarmed & Armed Branch)400 meters run01 minute 40 seconds

WBP Constable Final Combined Competitive Exam Pattern 2024

The Final Combined Competitive Exam consists of three papers of conventional-type questions and is conducted for a total of 200 marks. The question papers will be set in three languages: English, Bengali, and Nepali.

WBP Constable Final Combined Competitive Exam Pattern 2024

PaperSubjectsTotal MarksTime Duration
Paper 1General Studies and Arithmetic, Logical & Analytical reasoning100 marks02 hours
Paper 2English50 marks01 hour
Paper 3Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali50 marks01 hour

WB Police Constable Physical Measurement Test

Qualified candidates in the preliminary examination will be called to appear for the Physical Measurement Test. The PMT tests candidates height, weight, and chest measurements. Only candidates who qualify in the PMT will be eligible to appear in the Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

WB Police Constable Physical Measurement Test

GenderName of the PostClassHeight (in cm.)Weight (in kg.)Chest (in cm)
MaleSub-Inspector of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in West Bengal Police]Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes)167 cm56 kg79 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm
MaleSub-Inspector of Police [Armed Branch (AB) in West Bengal Police]Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes)173 cm60 kg86 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm
FemaleSub-Inspector of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in West Bengal Police]Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes)160 cm48 kgNA
TransgenderSub-Inspector of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in West Bengal Police]Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes)162 cm51 kgNA

WB Police Constable Physical Efficiency Test

The Physical Efficiency Test evaluates candidates performance in running. The PET is also qualifying in nature. Candidates who qualify for both the PMT and PET will be eligible to appear in the Final Combined Competitive Examination.

WB Police Constable Physical Efficiency Test

GenderEventsDuration
Male candidates (Both Unarmed & Armed Branch)800 meters run03 minutes
Female candidates (Unarmed Branch)400 meters run02 minutes
Transgender Candidates (Both Unarmed & Armed Branch)400 meters run01 minute 40 seconds

WBP Constable Final Combined Competitive Exam Pattern 2024

The Final Combined Competitive Exam comprises three papers of conventional-type questions, totaling 200 marks. The question papers will be set in three languages: English, Bengali, and Nepali.

WBP Constable Final Combined Competitive Exam Pattern 2024

PaperSubjectsTotal MarksTime Duration
Paper 1General Studies and Arithmetic, Logical & Analytical reasoning100 marks02 hours
Paper 2English50 marks01 hour
Paper 3Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali50 marks01 hour

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the eligibility criteria to apply for WB Police Sub Inspector Recruitment 2024?

  • To be eligible, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent. They should also be able to speak, read, and write Bengali language.

Is there any age limit for candidates applying to WB Police Sub Inspector Recruitment 2024?

  • Yes, candidates must be between 20 to 30 years of age as of 01.01.2024. Age relaxation will be provided as per government rules.

What is the application fee for WB Police SI Recruitment 2024?

  • The application fee for the general category is Rs. 270/-. SC/ST category candidates from West Bengal only are required to pay a processing fee of Rs. 20/-.

What are the stages of the selection process for WB Police SI Recruitment 2024?

  • The selection process includes a Preliminary Examination, Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination, and Personality Test.
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