West Bengal Police Recruitment 2021 – Apply for Constable & Sub-Inspector Posts

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for various vacancies in West Bengal Police Department. The selection process will be merit-based, and applications are accepted from January 22, 2021, through online and offline forms. For complete information on West Bengal Police recruitment 2021, continue reading this post. For additional information and updates, check out the Sarkari exam page.

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About West Bengal Police Department

West Bengal Police Department was formed in 1861 and is one of the two police forces in West Bengal. The Director-General of Police heads it. The DG and IGP of West Bengal Police, Mr. Shri Virendra, report to the State Government.

WB Police Recruitment 2021 Highlights

An overview of West Bengal recruitment with vacancies, submission dates, etc., are given below:

WB Police Recruitment 2021
Organization NameWest Bengal Police Recruitment Board
  • Constable
  • Lady Constable
  • Sub-Inspector
  • Lady Sub-Inspector
Total Vacancies9720
Last Date to ApplyFebruary 20, 2021
Job LocationWest Bengal
Official Websitewww.wbpolice.gov.in

West Bengal Police Careers 2021

West Bengal Police Department conducts regular recruitment for Constables, Sub-Inspectors, etc. Deputy Superintendents of Police are appointed through the examination conducted by West Bengal Public Service Commission. Candidates interested in WB Police recruitment can check the official website or sign up for free job alert for regular updates.

WB Police Recruitment Vacancies 2021

WB Police Department has 9720 vacancies for 2021. Candidates can have a look at the vacancy break-up below:

Constable/ Lady Constable8632
Sub-Inspector/ Lady Sub-Inspector1088

WB Police Recruitment Pay Scale 2021

West Bengal Police Department is offering the following salaries:

  • The pay scale for the posts of Constable/ Lady Constable ranges from Rs. 5400/- to Rs. 25,200/-.
  • There is an additional grade pay of Rs. 2600/- along with the compensation mentioned above. 
  • West Bengal Police Constables are also eligible for other perks and allowances.

WB Police Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates can check their eligibility in the following sections. Candidates must adhere to the criteria mentioned to avoid any discrepancy. NVF, Home Guard personnel and Civic Volunteers serving only in West Bengal Police are also eligible for applying.

Educational Qualifications

The candidates must be able to read, write and speak in the Bengali language. It does not apply to the permanent residents of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts. The educational qualifications required by the candidates are as follows:

  • Constable/ Lady Constable: Candidates applying for Constable posts must have passed the Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent.
  • Sub-Inspector/ Lady Sub-Inspector: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university/ institute discipline.

Age Limit

The age criteria to be followed by the candidates are mentioned below:

  • The minimum age for Constable post: 18 years
  • The minimum age for Sub-Inspector post: 20 years
  • The maximum age for Constable and Sub-Inspector posts: 27 years
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST categories will receive age relaxation of upto 05 years.
  • Candidates belonging to the OBC category will receive age relaxation of upto 03 years.

Application Fees

For the successful acceptance of applications forms for the West Bengal Police recruitment in 2021, candidates have to remit the following application fees:

  1. For SC/ST candidates, the application fee is Rs. 20/-
  2. For other categories, the application fee is Rs. 170/-

West Bengal Police Recruitment Selection Process 2021

The WB Police Department has the following selection process:

  1. Preliminary Written Test
  2. Physical Measurement Test
  3. Physical Efficiency Test
  4. Final Written Examination
  5. Interview
  6. Verification of Character Antecedents
  7. Medical Examination

The shortlisted candidates will be appointed by the Assistant Inspector General of Police or Superintendent of Police.

WB Police Recruitment 2021 Application Procedure

The guidelines mentioned can be followed by interested candidates for the successful submission of their applications. The applications can be sent via post or submitted online and are accepted from January 22, 2021, till February 20, 2021.

Steps to Follow for the West Bengal Police Recruitment Application Submission

Interested candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to submit their application online as well as offline.

Step 1: Visit the official website www.wbpolice.gov.in.
Step 2: Find the notification for Recruitment of Constable and Lady Constable/ Recruitment of Sub-Inspector/ Lady Sub-Inspector and click on it.
Step 3: Click on offline/ online submission and read the instructions carefully.
Step 4: Fill in all the required fields. 
Step 5: Click on “Save and Download.”
Step 6: Take the print out of the form and note down the Unique Application Serial Number for future references. The print out must be taken in 75 GSM A4 size white paper using Mono LaserJet, 600 dpi or higher, standard print.
Step 7: Online applicants can pay the application/ process fee online.
Step 8: Offline candidates can deposit the application fee in favor of the “West Bengal Police Recruitment Board” in any post offices with e-payment facilities.
Step 9: Applicants are advised to go to the post offices with the pre-printed “Indian Post Challan Form.”

West Bengal Police Constable Recruitment 2021 FAQs

Can the application be handed over directly to WB Police Recruitment Board?

There shall be no provisions of direct submission of applications to the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.

What modes of payment are available?

The application/ processing fees must be paid either through the Department of Post (any post office with an e-payment facility) or through a pre-printed challan in Punjab National Bank. No other modes of payment will be accepted.

How many vacancies are there for lady constables?

The vacancies are divided category wise. There are a total of 1192 vacancies available for the post of Lady Constables. Candidates can see the vacancy break-up in the official notification.

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