West Bengal Police Recruitment 2018

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2018 for Constable

West Bengal Police has released notification for the recruitment of 5702 Constable. But Female applicants are not eligible to fill the application for the post of Constable. All Other relevant details of West Bengal Police Recruitment 2018 like Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Selection Process, Application Fee and How to Apply are given below

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2018 Details

Important Dates:-

  • Start Date to apply online: 1st Apr 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of Application: 30th Apr 2018  (5 P.M.)
  • Last Date for Submission of Application (off-line): 02.05.2018 (5 PM)

Total No. of Posts:-

Sl.No.Category (Sub-category)No. of vacancies
1.Unreserved (UR)2087
2.Unreserved (E.C.)1263
3.Unreserved (Ex-servicemen)552
4.Scheduled Caste179
5.Scheduled Caste (E.C.)583
6.Scheduled Caste (Ex-servicemen)139
7.Scheduled Tribe108
8.Scheduled Tribe (E.C.)175
10.OBC-A (E.C.)249
12.OBC-B (E.C)164

Educational Qualifications:

  • The Aspirants must have passed Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or equivalent.
  • The Aspirants must be able to speak, read and write in the Bengali language.

Age Limit:-

  • Min Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 27 years

Upper age limit relaxation:

  • Scheduled Castes (SC) & Scheduled Tribes (ST): 05 (Five) years
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC): 03 (Three) years

NOTE:- Crucial date for determining the age limit will be 1st January 2018.

Selection Process:-

  1. Of-line Preliminary Written Examination (Qualifying in Nature)
  2. Physical Measurement Test (PMT) (Qualifying in Nature)
  3. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) (Qualifying in Nature)
  4. Final Written Examination
  5. Interview

1. Preliminary Written Test (Marks – 200):

 SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
1.General Awareness and General Knowledge50501 hour
2.Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard)3030
  • The question paper will be set in 2 languages (Bengali & Nepali).
  • The marks obtained by an applicant in the preliminary written exam will not be considered for preparing final merit list.


Note:- There will be Negative marking ¼th for each wrong answer.  

2. Physical Measurement Test (PMT):

Sl.No.CategoryHeight(Barefoot)(in cm.)Weight(in kg.)Chest(in cm)
1.Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes)1675778 cms. (without expansion) 83 cms. (with expansion – 5 cms.)
2.Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes1605376 cms. (without expansion) 81 cms. (with expansion – 5 cms.)

NOTE: Physical Measurement Test is qualifying in nature.

3.  Physical Efficiency Tests:

  • PET consists of 1600 (Sixteen hundred) meters run within 6 minutes and 30 seconds.
  • PET is qualifying in nature.

4.  Final Combined Competitive Examination: 

 SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1.General Awareness and General Knowledge25251 Hour
3.Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard)2020
4.Reasoning and Logical Analysis1515
  • Note: Questions will be set in two languages (Bengali & Nepali) except questions on English language.
  • Note:- There will be Negative marking ¼th for each wrong answer.

Note:- For more details please go through the West Bengal Police Recruitment 2018 official notification.

Fee Details:-

Sl.NoCategoryApplication FeeProcessing FeeTotal Amount Payable
1.All categories except Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (of West Bengal only)Rs. 150Rs. 20Rs. 170
2.Scheduled Caste(West Bengal only)NillRs. 20Rs. 20
3.Scheduled Tribe(West Bengal only)NillRs. 20Rs. 20

Notification / Advertising:-

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