Kolkata Police New Recruitment 2023 for 309 Posts

Kolkata Police New Recruitment 2023 for 309 Posts for Sub-Inspector/ Lady Sub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch) and Sergeant in Kolkata Police. The online application start date is 01/09/2023 Kolkata police New Recruitment 2023 for 309 posts for Sub-Inspector/Lady Sub-Inspector(Unarmed Branch) and Sergent in Kolkata police Prelims is scheduled to be held on tentatively February 2024. Check the […]

Kolkata Police New Recruitment 2023 for 309 Posts for Sub-Inspector/ Lady Sub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch) and Sergeant in Kolkata Police.

The online application start date is 01/09/2023

Kolkata police New Recruitment 2023 for 309 posts for Sub-Inspector/Lady Sub-Inspector(Unarmed Branch) and Sergent in Kolkata police Prelims is scheduled to be held on tentatively February 2024. Check the selection process and other details of the Kolkata police Recruitment in this article.

  • The applications for the post of Kolkata police were submitted online between 01 Sept to 21 Sept 2023.
  • The selection process will include a Preliminary Written Test, PET, PMT, and a Final Written Test.
  • The salary of candidates appointed as West Bengal Police Constables will be in the pay scale of Rs. 32,100 – Rs. 82,900.

WB lady constable preliminary examination 2023 held on 10 Sept 2023  download admit card

Organization NameWest Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB)
Posts NameSub-Inspector/Sub-Inspectress (UB), Sub-Inspector (AB), And Sergeant In KP – 2023
total vacancy
application starts1 september 2023
application ends21 September 2023
1 September 202318 January 2024
preliminary examination date28 January 2024
selection processPreliminary Written Test
Physical Measurement Test
Physical Efficiency Test
Final Written Test
job locationWest Bengal
salaryRs. 32100 -Rs. 82900 Level 10 In The Pay Matrix

Kolkata police SI/ASI Eligibility Criteria

A.  Must be a citizen of India.

B.  Age The applicant must not be below 20 years old and not more than 27 years old as of 01.01.2023.  Upper age relaxation 05 years for SC and ST candidates And 03 years for OBC candidates of West Bengal only.

C. Educational Qualification: The applicant must have passed the bachelor’s degree(Graduation) examination in any discipline from a recognized university of its equivalent.

At the same time, the applicant must be able to read, write, and speak in the Bengali Language.

D. Minimum Physical Measurement of The Candidates

SI NoName Of The PostClassHeight (in cm)Chest (in cm)Weight (in kg.)
      1Sub-Inspector of police {Unarmed Branch(UB) in Kolkata police}Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbansis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes)  167 cm79 cm with a minimum Expansion of 5 cm    56 kg.
  Gorkhas, Rajbansis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes    160 cm76 cm with a minimum Expansion of 5 cm    52 kg.
      2Sub-Inspectress of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in Kolkata Police]  Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbansis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes    160 cm   49 kg.
Gorkhas, Rajbansis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes    155 cm   45 kg.
          3Sub-Inspector of Police [Armed Branch (AB) in Kolkata Police  Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbansis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes)173 cm86 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm      60 kg.
Gorkhas, Rajbansis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes  163 cm81 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm      54 kg.
        4Sergeant in Kolkata PoliceCandidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbansis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes)    173 cm86 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm      60 kg.
Gorkhas, Rajbansis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes      163 cm81 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm      54 kg.
      5Sub-Inspector of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in Kolkata Police] for Transgender persons  Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbansis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes  162 cm   51 kg.
Gorkhas, Rajbansis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes    157 cm   47 kg.
E. Kolkata police SI/ASI Physical Efficiency  Test
SI No                               Name Of The PostTest
  1Sub-Inspector (both Unarmed Branch & Armed Branch) and Sergeant in Kolkata Police  800 meters run within 3 (three) minutes  
  2Sub-Inspectress (Unarmed Branch) in Kolkata Police  400 meters run within 2 (two) minutes.  
  3Transgender person for the post of Sub-Inspector of Police (Unarmed Branch) in Kolkata Police  400 meters run within 1 (one) minute 40 seconds.  

Kolkata police SI/ASI Recruitment Process

The posts of Sub-Inspector/Sub-Inspectress (Unarmed Branch), Sub-Inspector (Armed Branch), and Sergeant in Kolkata Police shall be filled up based on qualifying the

  • Preliminary Examination which will act as a screening examination followed by the
  • Physical Measurement Test (PMT),
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET),
  • Final Combined Competitive Examination
  • And the Personality Test to be conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.

A. Preliminary Examination  (Full Marks – 200)

Candidates provisionally considered as eligible will be called for a Preliminary Examination to be held in

  • General Studies,
  • Logical & analytical reasoning
  • and Arithmetic with full marks of 200 (100 marks in General Studies having 50 questions, 50 marks in Logical and analytical reasoning having 25 questions, and 50 marks in Arithmetic having 25 questions), The duration of the examination is 90 minutes.
  • The preliminary examination will be a screening test for the selection of candidates for the Physical Measurement Test and Physical Efficiency Test. The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board shall be the competent agency to prescribe minimum cutoff marks for each category and post taking into account the number of vacancies proposed to be filled up in each category and post.
    The preliminary examination will be an OMR-based MCQ-type written examination. The question paper will be set in two languages (English and Bengali).
    The marks obtained by the candidate in the preliminary examination shall not be counted for the purpose
    of determining the final merit list.
    Note  There will be NEGATIVE marking for each incorrect answer in the preliminary examination. ¼th of the allotted marks for a particular question will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

B. Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

The Physical Measurement Test (PMT) relating to the height, weight, and chest of the candidates qualified in the preliminary examination shall be taken followed by the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) of the eligible candidate. Qualified candidates in the PMT only will be eligible to appear in the PET. The PMT & PET shall be conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board at the venues selected by the Board for the purpose. Only qualified candidates of both PMT & PET shall be eligible to appear in the Final Combined Competitive Examination.

C. Final Combined Competitive Examination (Full Marks – 200)

The Final Combined Competitive Examination will consist of 03 (three) papers of conventional-type questions, namely

a) Paper-I 

General Studies and Arithmetic for 100 marks (50 marks for General Studies and 25 marks for
Logical and analytical reasoning and 25 marks for Arithmetic) of 2 (two) hours duration.

b) Paper-II 

English of 50 marks of 1 (one) hour duration.

c) Paper-III

Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali of 50 marks of 1 (one) hour duration.

The written examination for all the above three papers of the Final Combined Competitive Examination shall be held on the same day at selected centers to be decided by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board. The question paper for Paper – I (General Studies and Arithmetic) of the Final Combined Competitive Examination will be set in three languages (English, Bengali, and Nepali). The candidate may answer in any of these languages but all the answers must be in the same language. The syllabus for the final combined competitive examination shall be as mentioned hereinafter.
The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board shall have the discretion to fix qualifying marks in all or any of the three papers and also in the aggregate of three papers in the final combined competitive examination.

D. Personality Test  (Full Marks – 30)

A limited number of the candidates selected merit-wise on the results of the Final Combined Competitive Examination will be called on to appear at the Personality Test. Candidates’ ability to speak, read & write in Bengali will be tested in the Personality Test. However, this is not applicable for candidates, who are permanent residents of hill sub-divisions as noted in 4 (D) (ii) in the official notice. The minimum pass mark for the personality test will be 08 (eight). The candidates who fail to secure a minimum pass mark in the personality test will be disqualified irrespective of the marks obtained by them in the Final Combined Competitive Examination.
The final merit list of provisionally selected candidates shall be prepared based on the total marks obtained in the Final Combined Competitive Examination’s three papers and the Personality test marks. The candidates who have failed to secure a minimum pass mark in the personality test will not be considered for selection.

Kolkata police SI/ASI Recruitment 2023 syllabus

1. Preliminary Examination and Paper I of the Final Combined Competitive Examination :
General Studies and Arithmetic
(a) General Studies
Questions will be set to test the General Knowledge of candidates in different spheres.

(b) Logical & Analytical Reasoning
Questions will be set to test the logical and analytical ability of the candidate.

(c) Arithmetic
Questions will be set based on the syllabus of the Madhyamik Examination of the West Bengal Board
of Secondary Education.

2. Paper II and Paper III of the Final Combined Competitive Examination
a) Paper II – English

Questions may be asked on of the following portions:
p. Drafting of a report from the points or material supplied;
q. Translation from Bengali/Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali, as the case may be to English,
r. Condensing of a prose passage (summary/precis)
s. Correct use of words, correction of sentences, use of common phrases, synonyms, and antonyms, etc.

(3) Paper III Bengali / Hindi /Urdu / Nepali
Questions may be asked on all or any of the following items
a. Drafting of a report from the points or material supplied;
b. Translation from English to Bengali and English to Nepali for the candidates who have opted for
‘Bengali’ or ‘Nepali’ respectively, and translation from Hindi/Urdu to Bengali for the candidates who have opted for Hindi or Urdu.
The translation shall be of 20 (twenty) marks

All provisionally selected candidates shall be required to fill up a ‘Verification Roll’ which shall be thoroughly enquired into by the authority concerned.

MEDICAL EXAMINATION: for the selected candidates

All provisionally selected candidates shall be required to appear for Medical Examination at the State Government designated hospitals. He/She should qualify for the prescribed medical test. The candidates must not have knock knees, flat feet, varicose veins, or squint eyes. The minimum vision should be 6/6 with or without glasses. They should possess high color vision and should not be color blind. The medical test shall also include the chest x-ray and other tests as prescribed by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal from time to time. The selected candidate should be in good mental and physical health and free from any physical deformity and disability likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties of a police officer. The certificate of medical fitness shall be issued by the authorized Medical Officer.

Application fee for Kolkata police SI/ASI 2024
SI No               Category Application FeeProcessing FeeTotal Amount Payable
1All categories except Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (of West Bengal only)    Rs. 250  Rs. 20  Rs. 270
2Scheduled Caste (West Bengal only)      Nil  Rs. 20     Rs. 20
3Scheduled Tribe (West Bengal only)      Nil   Rs. 20     Rs. 20
How to apply Kolkata Police SI/ASI 2024

Applicants will be able to submit their application using the websites of West BengalPolice Recruitment Board (https://prb.wb.gov.in), West Bengal Police (https://wbpolice.gov.in) and Kolkata Police (kolkatapolice.gov.in).
Payment of Application and/or Processing Fees shall be made through different payment gateway by using Debit Cards/Credit Cards/Net-Banking of any Bank. Fees can also be paid through different e-wallets and UPI App.

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