WB Police Constable Recruitment 2021 Online Application Lady Constable Notification for 8632 Posts

WB Police Constable Recruitment 2021/WB Police constable Vacancy: West Bengal Police has released the notification for the recruitment to the posts of constable & Lady Constable. Aspirants who had completed 18 years of age can submit their application online from official portal whose window is open from 22nd Jan 2021 or it can also be submitted through offline mode. There are some eligibility criteria that every candidate needs to be fulfilled otherwise their application will be rejected. Along with the constable notification board has also invited the online application for WB SI Recruitment 2021.

WB Police Constable Recruitment 2021: Overview

Below in this article, the applicant will get all the information related to the recruitment like eligibility criteria, application fee, various modes of application, and Selection process.

AuthorityWB Police
Post nameConstable
Number of PostsConstable: 7440
Lady Constable: 1192
Pay ScaleRs 22,700 – 58,500 [Level-6]
Application commences from22nd Jan 2021
Last date of application20th Feb 2021
Mode of application submissionOnline/ Offline
Procedure of selectionWritten exam, PMT, PET, Final written test, Interview, Medical, and Merit list
Exam dateNot announced yet
Official website http://wbpolice.gov.in/

Number of Vacancies in WB Police Constable Recruitment

CategoryConstableLady Constable
UR (E.C)1280205
SC (EC)56090
ST (EC)16026
OBC-A (EC)24038
OBC-B (EC)16026
E.C (Exempted Category)

WB Police Constable Eligibility Criteria 2021

Those who are looking to submit the WB Police Constable Application form must check their eligibility for the recruitment whose details are given below: –

The applicant must be an Indian citizen

Age Limit:

  • Minimum: 18 years
  • Maximum: 27 years

Note: The age of the applicant will be count as on 1/Jan/2021

Relaxation in Age limit

Applicant from reserved category will surely receive the relaxation in upper age limit whose details are given as: –

  • SC/ST (WB only): 5 Years
  • OBC (WB Only):  3 Years

Those who are serving in NVF and Home Guard in WB police will also get relaxation in upper age.

Education Qualification

Applicant must have completed their Madhyamik Examination from WB Board or its equivalent.


Applicants should speak, read, and write the Bengali language except for applicants who are permanent residents of Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts.

The applicant must fulfill the above-mentioned qualification on or before the last date of application.

Physical Requirement



Height (cm)

Weight (KG)



All categories (except candidates who belong to Garhwalies, Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, & ST)



78 cms (w/o expansion)

83 cms (with expansion)

Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garhwalies & ST



76 cms (w/o expansion)

81 cms (with expansion)


All categories (except candidates who belong to Garhwalies, Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, & ST)




Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garhwalies & ST



WB Police Recruitment Selection Process

Candidates who had submitted their application for WB Constable/ Lady Constable successfully will have to go through some stages of the recruitment which are given as: –

  1. Preliminary Test
  2. Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  3. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  4. Final Written Examination
  5. Interview
  • Preliminary Written Test (100 marks)
    1. Questions type: Multiple Choice questions
    2. Nature of test: Qualifying
    3. Number of question: 100
    4. Duration of test: 1 hour (60 minutes)
    5. Paper language: Bengali and Nepali
    6. Total marks: 100
    7. Negative marking: 1/4th
SubjectTotal marks
General Awareness50 marks
Elementary mathematics30 marks
Reasoning20 marks
  • Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

The applicant who successfully qualifies the written examination will be called for this test. In this candidate, physical standards will be checked which are mentioned above to check whether they are fulfilling the criteria or not as per their category.

  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

After qualifying PMT applicant have to appear for PET and in this, they have to clear some events as per the post whose details are given below: –

PostEventDuration of the event
Male Constable1600 meter run6 minutes 30 seconds
Lady constable800 meters run4 minutes
  • Final Written Examination (85 marks)

After qualifying, PMT and PET applicants will be called for the final written examination. The details of final written examinations are given as: –

  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total marks: 85
  • Exam Duration: 1 hour
  • Paper language: Bengali and Nepali (except English Question)
  • Negative marking: 1/4th
SubjectTotal Marks
General Awareness & knowledge25
Mathematics (Madhyamik level)20
Reasoning & logical analysis15
  • Interview

After clearing the final written examination applicants will be called for an Interview as per their merit. The interview will be a maximum of 15 marks and in this candidate’s GA & suitability for public service will be tested and along with this their ability whether they can speak Bengali or not.

  • Medical Examination
  • Applicants who have been shortlisted provisionally will be called for medical examination which will be done at State government hospitals.
  • One who has provisionally shortlisted must be mentally and physically fit and free from any kind of deformity.
  • After the completion of the medical examination, a medical fitness certificate will be issued by the medical officer.

WB Police SI Recruitment 2021

Application Fee for WB Police Constable 2021

CategoryApplication feeProcessing feeTotal fee
All categories (except SC/ST of WB only)INR 150INR 20INR 170
SC (WB only)NilINR 20INR 20
SR (WB only)NilINR 20INR 20

Applicant paying their fee through the Post office or bank need to pay an additional amount as a service charge.

How to apply for WB Police Constable/Lady Constable 2021 recruitment?

Candidates can submit their WB Police Constable application either online or offline mode or it can also be submitted online through Sahaj Mitr Kendras.

Online Mode

If you are looking to submit your application through online mode then you need to follow the steps that are given below: –

  • Visit wbpolice.gov.in official website
  • Now on the home page, you have to click on the recruitment tab
  • And on the next page click the ‘Get Details’ link
  • Now click on the online application form link.
  • On the other side Online application will be available to you.
  • Press the sign up tab if not registered in the portal otherwise login to the portal with your login details.
  • Fill the application form and upload the scanned documents as required.
  • Submit the application fee through the online payment gateway as per your choice.
  • Do take the print out of the application form submitted and mention your application number in it for future reference.

Documents Required for WB police Constable recruitment

Documents TypeScanned size
Photograph10 to 50 kb
Signature5 to 20 kb

Online Mode Through Sahaj Mitra Kendras

  • An applicant can submit their WB Police constable application online by visiting nearby Sahaj Mitr Kendra (the list of Sahaj mitr Kendras is given below).
  • For this, you have to visit the nearest Sahaj kendras and your form will be filled by the staff available at Kendra’s.
  • Do check the details submitted in the application form carefully.
  • Applicant needs to pay an additional amount of Rs 23/- for form filling at such Kendras.

Note: If any of the Kendras not showing cooperation during the form filling or you face any issue at such Kendras then candidates can report the same to the authority at their helpline numbers 033-23371402.

Offline Mode

Applicant can also submit their application through offline mode and for that they need to first download its application form from the official website by submitting some of their basic details. Each downloaded application form will carry the unique application number and a bar code printed in it.

Criteria of offline application

  • The application form must be printed on 75 GSM A4 size white paper at 600 DPI or higher. If any application form is not printed as per the mentioned criteria then such application will be rejected.
  • Each application form bears a unique application number and if any applications not bearing the same will be rejected by the board.
  • Such application forms can also get through Sahaj mitr Kendras by paying Rs 10/ form.
  • Xerox copy/ typed/ handwritten/ scanned copy of the application will not be accepted by the board.
  • More than one form bear the same application number will be rejected and the board will not be responsible for the same.
  • Affix the application fee receipt received from the respective post office or bank.
  • Applicants have to send their application form affixing fee receipt by post in an envelope whose size should be 32 cm x 22 cm at the address mentioned in the image given below.
  • Do mention recruitment name, post name, and application SL no at the top of the envelope.
  • Keep the photocopy of the application for future reference.
  • Form submitted by hand directly at the office will not be accepted.

Application Fee

Those who are submitting their application form through offline mode can submit their application fee through DOP (Department of post) having an e-payment facility or through Punjab National bank.

  • Application fee will be processed in favor of the “West Bengal Police Recruitment Board”.
  • Such facility will be available in 388 posts office whose details have been shared below.
  • After the generation of the challan form applicant must submit their fee on the next working day after challan generation.
  • Applicants paying their fee through bank have to pay an additional charge of Rs 36/ (including GST) whereas those submitting their fee through post office need to pay an additional amount of Rs 10/- as a service charge.

WB Police Recruitment 2021: Important points

  • Applicant must possess the qualification on or before the last date of application and in case, if it was found that the applicant acquired the said qualification after the last date of notification then his/her candidature will be canceled.
  • The marks secure in the written examination will be considered for the preparation of the final merit list.
  • PMT and PET will be qualifying in nature.
  • The venue details of PMT and PET will be informed later.
  • In PET timing of individual runner will be taken through RFID
  • A final merit list of the candidate will be prepared based on marks secure in the final written exam and the interview.
  • SC/ST candidates of other states will not receive any relaxation in the application fee.

WB Police Constable Important Dates

Online Application starts from 22nd Jan 2021
Last date to submit application online/offline20th Feb 2021
Last date to submit application fee online23rd Feb 2021
Written Exam DateTBA

WB Police Constable 2021 Recruitment: Important Links

Official WebsiteClick here
Official notificationOffline/ Online
Online Application form LinkApply here
Download Offline application formClick here
List of Post office with e-payment facilityGet Here
List of Sahaj Mitr KendrasGet Here
WB Sub Inspector Recruitment 2021Apply Here

WB Police Constable Admit Card 2021

Board will release the admit card for such candidates who have been found provisional eligible for the posts and it can be download from the official website of board. As of now the written exam dates and availability of its admit card has not been declared but once it was available you will be notified through this page. Applicant can download their WB Police Constable/lady constable admit card with the help of their login credentials.

WB Police Constable Result 2021

Once the written exam was conducted successfully the recruitment board will publish its result on its portal and those who will clear this stage will be able to participate in subsequent round of recruitment. Keep checking this section for more updates on this.

WB Police Constable 2021 Merit list

WB Police recruitment board will prepare the merit list of the candidates on the grounds of marks secure in the final written exam and Interview. But in case two or more than two candidates secured similar total marks then the upper hand will be of that candidate who has secure more marks in written examination further if it was undecided then the age of the candidates will come into play and one is older to the other will be preferred.

Related FAQs

What is the last date to submit online application for WB police Constable/lady constable recruitment?

The last date to submit online application for WB police constable/lady constable recruitment is 20th Feb 2021 (5:00 PM) for both online and offline mode.

What is the last date to submit online application fee for the recruitment?

Those who are submitting their application through online mode can submit their application fee using Punjab National bank challan till 23rd Feb 2021.

Is their any other mode of submitting application form?

Yes, aspirants can submit their application through offline mode by downloading the application form from the official portal, and also it can be submitted through Sahaj Mitr Kendras.

Do applicant need to pay any extra charge while submitting their application through Sahaj Mitr Kendras?

Yes, while submitting the application form through such Sahaj Mitr Kendras applicant need to pay Rs. 23/ service charge.

How many vacancy are their for lady constable under this recruitment drive?

As per the details mention in the notification released by the officials 1192 lady constables will be recruited whereas 7440 posts are for male constables but such vacancies are subject to change.

What will be the selection process for the posts?

The selection process for the posts will go through in the following order: –
Written Exam
PMT (Physical Measurement test)
PET (Physical Efficiency test
Final Written Exam
Merit List

What are the minimum and maximum age for the recruitment & Is there any relaxation in the upper age limit?

The minimum & maximum age for the posts is 18 & 27 years respectively whereas applicants of reserved category will receive a relaxation of 3 to 5 years as per their category.

Do I need to upload any documents in the online application form?

Yes, while submitting online application form applicant need to upload their photograph and signature.

Are Sahaj Mitr kendras has been authorised by the recruitment board for such services?

Yes, the recruitment authority has authorized 2208 sahaj mitr kendras for such services.

I am not able to download my application form from the website what should I Do now?

If any of the applicants face any problem while downloading the offline application form they may contact the authority at 7044108689 & 7044109346 during office hours (Monday to Driday). Also, such application can also be obtained from Sahaj mitr Kendra by paying an amount of Rs 10/-

Can I submit my application form directly to the recrutiment board office?

No, any application received in such forms will be canceled with immediate effect. Applicant need to send their offline application form in an envelope whose size should be 32cm x 22 cm.

What if any offline application received by the board after the due time?

Any offline application received by the board after the due date will be rejected.

What is criteria of education qualification for the recruitment?

Applicants looking to submit an application for WB police constable must have completed their Madhyamika examination till the last date of application from the WB board or equivalent to it. In case it was found that candidates attained the qualification after the due date then their application will be rejected.

Pradeep Negi is a content writer at NVSHQ.ORG having 400+ articles under his name. He is always ready to provide the latest information regarding the recruitment to the job seekers. Besides that, he is a tech enthusiast & sports lover.

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