West Bengal Police Recruitment Board – Constable Recruitment – 8419 vacancies

Dear Bankersdaily Aspirants,

West Bengal Police Recruitment Department is inviting applications to fill 8419 Police Constable Positions (Male). Interested and eligible candidates are advised to read the notification carefully and apply by clicking the link provided at the end of this post on or before March 5, 2019.

WB Police Job 2019 – Important Dates

Application Started / Modification of Saved Online Application: 05 Feb 2019

Last Date of Application Submission / Modification of Saved Online Application: 05 Mar 2019 5:00 PM

Modification of Saved Online Application (Offline Challan Payment Through UBI): 07 Mar 2019 5:00 PM

Last Date of Reprint of Submission Receipt: 07 Mar 2019 5:00 PM

WB Police Job 2019 – Post & Vacancy Details

Name of the Post: Constable (Male)

No of Vacancies: 8419 (Male Only)

S. No. Category (Sub-category) No. of vacancies
1 Unreserved (UR) 2982
2 Unreserved (E.C.) 1638
3 Scheduled Caste 1149
4 Scheduled Caste (E.C.) 707
5 Scheduled Tribe 345
6 Scheduled Tribe (E.C.) 193
7 OBC-A 622
8 OBC-A (E.C.) 311
9 OBC-B 261
10 OBC-B (E.C) 211
TOTAL 8419

Note: Female applicants are not eligible to apply for the post of Constable

Pay Scale :

Rs. 5,400 – 25,200/- (i.e. Pay Band – 2) + Grade Pay Rs. 2,600/-.

WB Police Job 2019 – Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit (As on 01.01.2019)

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 27 years

The Upper – age limit shall be relaxed for the SC/ST candidates of West Bengal only by 05 (five) years and OBC candidates of West Bengal only by 03 (three) years.

The upper age limit is also relax-able for the Ex – servicemen, NVF and Home Guards Personnel (serving in West Bengal Police only) as per existing Government Rules.

However, Age relaxation is NOT available to Civic Volunteers.

WB Police Job 2019 –Education Qualification

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

The applicant must be able to speak, read and write in Bengali language

For the applicant of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong District, the provisions laid down in the West Bengal Official Language Act, 1961 will be applicable.

WB Police Job 2019 – Application Fee

Sl. No. Category Application Fee Processing Fee Total Amount Payable
1. All categories except Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (of West Bengal only) Rs. 150 Rs. 20 Rs. 170
2. Scheduled Caste (West Bengal only) Nil Rs. 20 Rs. 20
3. Scheduled Tribe (West Bengal only) Nil Rs. 20 Rs. 20


WB Police Job 2019 – How to Apply?

Applicants will be able to submit West Bengal Police Constable Recruitment application using the website www.policewb.gov.in by filling up their information including scanned photograph and signature.

WB Police Job 2019 – Selection Procedure

Selection will be made based on following procedures.

  1. 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
  6. Medical Examination

Preliminary Written Test (Marks – 200)

S.No Subjects No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 General Awareness and General Knowledge 50 50 1 hour
2 Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard) 30 30
3 Reasoning 20 20
Total 100 100

Question paper will be set in two languages (Bengali & Nepali).

The marks obtained by a candidate in the preliminary written test will not be considered for preparing final merit list.

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

Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

Category Height (Barefoot in CM) Weight (in KG) Chest (in cm)
Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garwalies, Rajbanshis & Schedueld Tribes) 167 57 78 cm (without expansion)

83 cm (with expansion – 5 cms)

Gorkhas, Garwalies, Rajbanshis & Schedueld Tribes 160 53 76 cm (without expansion)

81 cm (with expansion – 5 cms)

This test will be of qualifying in nature.

Physical Efficiency Tests

PET consists of 1600 (Sixteen hundred) meters run within 06 (six) minutes 30 (thirty) seconds. PET are also qualifying in nature.

Final Combined Competitive Examination

S.No Subjects No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 General Awareness and General Knowledge 25 25 1 hour
2 English 25 25
3 Elementary Mathematics (Madhyamik standard) 20 20
4 Reasoning and Logical Analysis 15 15
Total 85 85


Note: Question paper will be set in two languages (Bengali & Nepali) except questions on English language.

There will be NEGATIVE marking ¼th for each wrong answer.

Interview: [15 Marks]

In the Interview, the General Awareness and Suitability of the candidate for the Public Service will be tested.

Final Merit List: Final Merit list will be created on the basis of the marks obtained in the Final Written Examination and the Interview, a Merit List of the provisionally selected candidates will be prepared by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.

WB Police Job 2019 – Official Link

WB Police Job 2019 – Notification

WB Police Job 2019 – Apply Online