WB Police Constable Recruitment 2022 – Vacancy, Eligibility

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has recently released a notification inviting individuals for the post of a police constable. According to the notification the post for Constables/Lady Constables in Kolkata Police – 2022 is to be filled and eligible Indian citizens are invited for the WB Police Constable Recruitment 2022. All eligible and interested candidates are advised to carefully go through the official notification available at wbpolice.gov.in. The candidates looking for more details like age limit, eligibility criteria, and how to apply for the post must continue reading this article till the very end.

WB Police Constable Recruitment 2022

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The application form for the above-mentioned post is to be submitted in online mode only. The candidate needs to apply within the specified time frame. The application form would be available on the official website from May 25, 2022. The last date to submit the form is of June 27, 2022. The applicants are advised to fill in the form as soon as possible in order to avoid any last-minute hassles.

The notification mentions that a total of 1666 posts are available. Of this total, 1410 vacancy is for constables and the remaining 256 vacancies is for Lady constables. Also, the recruitment is being carried out tin the state of West Bengal for the Kolkata Police.

Official Authority West Bengal Police Recruitment Board
Name of the post Constables/Lady Constables in Kolkata Police – 2022
Total vacancies 1410 – Constables

256 – Lady Constables

Application Start Date May 25, 2022
Application Last Date June 27, 2022
Correction window From July 1, 2022 to July 7, 2022
Location West Bengal
Official website wbpolice.gov.in

The official notification also states that in case an applicant wants to correct/rectify a wrongly filled personal information then an editing window is also made available for seven days after the last date of the application submission. The editing window would be available from July 1, 2022 to July 7, 2022.

WB Police Constable Recruitment 2022 Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply and be eligible for the post of Constables/Lady Constables in Kolkata Police – 2022, the candidate must fulfill certain requirements to be selected. The first and foremost requirement is the applicant must be a citizen of India. Apart from this the other requirements are mentioned in detail below:

  1. Age limit

The minimum age of the applicant must be of 18 years and the maximum allowed age is of 27 years old as of January 01,2022.

Some upper age relaxation will be provided to candidates belonging to OBC and SC/ST as well as to the home guard personnel as per the rules of Government of India.

there will be no upper age restriction for civic volunteers.

  1. Educational Qualification

The application must have passed Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent.

  1. Language Requirements

The applicants must know how to speak, read and write in Bengali language.

  1. Physical Requirements

Apart from educational qualification the candidate must also have to met some physical requirements as shown in the table.

Post Category Height Weight Chest
Constable Unreserved 167 57 78 cms. (Without expansion) 83 cms. (With expansion – 5 cms.)
Gorkhas, Garhwali’s, Rajbanshi’s and Scheduled Tribes 160 53 76 cms. (Without expansion)

81 cms. (With expansion – 5 cms.)

Lady Constable Unreserved 160 49 Not applicable
Gorkhas, Garhwali’s, Rajbanshi’s and Scheduled Tribes 152 45

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The candidate must be aware of the selection process in order to successfully grab this opportunity and be eligible for the post. The candidate must undergo the following selection process:

  • The preliminary written test will be MCQ based exam of 100 marks and the question asked will be based on General Awareness and General Knowledge (40 Marks), Maths (30 Marks) and Reasoning (30 Marks). The duration is of 1 hrs. and 1/4th marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • The Physical Measurement test (PMT) would check the physical requirements of all the candidates which is already mentioned above.
  • In Physical Efficiency Test (PET), the male constables have to finish 1600 meters distance run in six and half minutes and the lady constables has to run 800 meters in four and half minute.
  • The Final Written Examination will be of MCQ based exam of 85 marks and the question asked will be based on General Awareness and General Knowledge (25 Marks), Maths (25 Marks), English (10 Marks) and Reasoning (25 Marks). The duration is of 1 hrs. and 1/4th marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • The Interview would be of 15 marks, the candidate would be called based on the merit list and in the interview the candidate’s general awareness and suitability of the candidate for public service along with proficiency of the Bengali language will be checked.

The candidate who passes all the steps of the selection process would then have to verify their documents and later undergo a medical examination after which a merit list will be made based on the overall performance of the candidate and finally the eligible candidate would get selected.

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How to apply for WB Police Constable Recruitment 2022

The candidate must follow these steps mentioned below to register themselves and submit an application from to apply for the post of a police constable. The steps to be followed are:

Step 1: Open the official website of the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board by typing wbpolice.gov.in in your web browser.

Step 2: On the homepage of the website search for the link of WB Police Constable Recruitment 2022 and click on it.

Step 3: After which a redirected web page would open up showing the guidelines regarding the recruitment drive and the application and selection process. The candidate must carefully read all the information given.

Step 4: After reading all the details, fill all the credentials as required by the application form.

Step 5: The candidate would also be required to upload their passport size recent photograph (10-50 kb size limit), signature (5-15 kb size limit) and certain other documents like educational qualification certificates, caste certificate (if applicable) for verification.

Step 6: After filling in all the details and document, a preview of all details would be shown and the candidate must look for any errors in details and correct any mistakes if present

Step 7: The candidate must then make an online payment of the application fees using the payment gateways.

Step 8: After completing all the above-mentioned steps, the candidate must click on the “Submit” button for the final submission of the application.

Hope you found some useful details regarding WB Police Constable Recruitment 2022 from this article. For more elaborated information regarding the same please visit the official website and go through the official notification. Also bookmark this site for more such articles regarding upcoming recruitment drives as well as exam notifications.

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