WB Police SI Recruitment 2021: The WB Police Recruitment Board has published the notification for the recruitment of various SI posts. The official notification has been available on the official portal of WBPRB for 1088 posts. The recruitment is for the posts of Sub Inspector (Unarmed and Armed branch) and Lady Sub Inspector (Unarmed Branch). Interested candidates can submit the application form online as well as offline. Check out the article below for the complete guide on West Bengal SI Recruitment 2021. You will find all the details about the related dates, eligibility, application process, and selection procedure.
- 1 WB Police SI Recruitment 2021- Overview
- 2 WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Important Dates
- 3 WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Vacancy Details
- 4 WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Eligibility
- 5 WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Application Form
- 6 WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Selection Criteria
- 7 Important links
WB Police SI Recruitment 2021- Overview
|Organization||West Bengal Police Recruitment Board|
|Posts||Sub Inspector, Lady Sub Inspector of Police (UB) and Sub Inspector of Police (AB)|
|Number of Posts||1088|
|Application Form availability||Jan 22nd, 2021|
|Last date to submit Application Forms||Feb 20th, 2021|
|Mode of Application||Online & Offline|
|Selection Procedure||Preliminary Examination|
Physical Measurement and Efficiency Test
Final Combined Competitive Examination
WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Important Dates
The dates for the submission of application form and fee are –
|Application form available from||Jan 22nd, 2021|
|Last date to submit the application form||Feb 20th, 2021 (5 PM)|
|Last date to submit the application fee vis PNB Challan (online)||Feb 23rd, 2021|
WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Vacancy Details
The post of SI, Lady SI for Unarmed branch and SI for Armed branch is open for a total of 1088 posts. Out of 1088 posts, 938 posts for the male candidates while the other 150 posts are reserved for the Lady SI. The vacancies are categorized under the following divisions as follows.
WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Pay scale
As per the notification, the pay scale of the listed posts will range from Rs. 32,100 – Rs. 82,900 at Level 10.
WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Eligibility
The applicants must check the eligibility criteria beforehand in order to avoid last minute disappointments. The eligibility criteria as prescribed by the WB Police Recruitment Board for the various posts of SI are as follows.
|Nationality||The applicant must hold Indian citizenship|
|Age Limit (as on 01/01/2021)||Minimum age: 20 years |
Maximum age: 27 years
*Age relaxation is applicable as per the norms of the board
|Academic Qualification||The applicant must hold a Bachelors degree under his name from any government approved university|
|Language||The applicant must hold a good command over the Bengali language.|
Note: (i) For the applicants who are permanent residents of Kalimpong and Darjeeling District, the language provisions will be followed as per the West Bengal Official Language Act, 1961.
(ii) Age Relaxation provisions:- The age relaxation in upper limit will be granted as per the following rules
- SC/ ST candidates of WB state – 5 years
- OBC candidates of WB state – 3 years
- Departmental candidates of WB Police only – up to 35 years
- Departmental SC/ ST candidates of WB Police only – up to 35 years + 5 years
- Departmental OBC candidates of WB Police only – up to 35 years + 3 years
(iii) Female candidates can only apply for the Lady SI post.
WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Application Form
The West Bengal SI Recruitment 2021 application form is available from Jan 22nd to Feb 20th, 2021. Interested candidates can submit their application forms either via online or offline mode. The procedure to apply through online and offline mode is different. Check out both the ways to apply.
How to apply – Online Mode
Step 1: Visit the official website of WB Police Recruitment Board and click on the Recruitment tab as shown.
Step 2: Click on “Get Details” link provided against the advertisement as shown.
Step 3: Select “Get Details” link provided against ‘Fill-up Application Form online‘.
Step 4: Select the option of Sub-inspector highlighted in the image below.
Step 5: Read all the instructions and hit on the “Apply Online” button in the end.
Step 6: Proceed with creating a new profile if you are a new user or logging in if you already have an account.
Step 7: For the new users, sign up by filling the information asked.
Step 8: Fill up the application form with the correct personal and academic details.
Step 9: Upload your recent photograph and signature as per the dimensions prescribed by the authorities.
|Photograph||10-50 kB||4.5 cm X 3.5 cm|
|Signature||5-20 kB||1.7 cm X 9.2 cm|
Step 10: Make the payment via online mode or PNB challan. The application form fee along with the processing fee will charged.
Step 11: Submit the application form.
Step 12: The authorities will send you an auto-generated mail regarding the application form and application serial number on the registered email address. Also, this mail must be preserved by the candidate for future communications.
Sahaj Mitra Kendras
- A candidate can contact any authorized Village Entrepreneur through Sahaj Mitra Kendras to fill up his/ her application form.
- List of the authorized Sahaj Mitra Kendras is provided below.
- An additional amount of Rs. 23/– must be paid to the Kendra as the service charge along with the application and processing fee.
How to apply – Offline Mode
The candidates can download a copy of the application from the official website of West Bengal Police. Follow the steps mentioned below to successfully apply for the desired post in WB police.
Stage I: Download the Application Form
- Visit the official website of the WB Police.
- Go to the ‘Recruitment‘ tab and select “Recruitment to the post of Sub-Inspector and Lady Sub-Inspector in West Bengal Police 2020”.
- Click on the “Get Details” link against ‘Download Off-line Application’.
- Select the desirable post, gender, state & district of the residence and fill up all the required details.
- Click on “Save and Download” option after filling up all the requisite fields.
- Take a print out of the application form on 75 GSM A4 size paper.
- The application form will bear an eight-digit unique application number and a bar code. It will also contain the total amount to be paid for the application.
Stage II: Payment
The applicants can make payment for the form only in two ways – Payment through the Department of Post (DOP) or Payment through the PNB (erstwhile United Bank of India)
(A) Payment via Department of Post
The candidates can avail this facility in 388 enlisted post offices in the state of West Bengal. In these 388 post offices, the e-payment facility is available. The candidates can directly visit any one of these post offices with their duly filled application form to pay the requisite fee.
The candidates must deposit the fee in the favour of “West Bengal Police Recruitment Board”. They must carry the “Indian Post Challan Form” bearing their name and unique application serial number.
After the payment, the authorities will provide you with a receipt claiming your successful payment to the board.
The applicants must pay an additional sum of Rs. 10 as Service Charge to the Department of Post along with the application form fee.
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(B) Payment via PNB (erstwhile United Bank of India)
The applicants can also make their payment of the application form n any Punjab National Bank pan India branch. They must carry the copy of Challan made available during the download of the application form.
The authorities will generate a unique transaction ID and provide you with two copies of Challan named as Board copy and Candidate’s copy. The candidate must keep the candidate copy of Challan with himself while attach the board’s copy with the application form.
An additional sum of Rs. 36 must be paid by the candidate as Service Charge to the bank along with the application form fee.
Stage III: Submission of offline Application Form
The candidates must attach the requisite receipts claiming their successful payment with the application form. Also, a recent coloured passport size photograph of the candidate must be affixed in the space provided.
It is recommended to retain a photocopy of the application form in case of any discrepancies.
The duly application form must be sent to the following address via post only. It is solely candidate’s duty to ensure that their application form is received by the officials on or before the last date.
West Bengal Police Recruitment Board
Araksha Bhaban, 5th Floor,
6th Cross Road, Block – DJ,
Sector – II, Salt Lake City.
Kolkata – 700 091
The applicants must use envelopes of size 32 cm x 22 cm and are required to mention the following details on the cover.
- Address of the WBPRB
- Name of the recruitment
- Name of the desired post
- Application serial number
Application Form Fee
|Category||Application Form + Processing Fee|
|SC/ ST candidates of WB||Nil + Rs. 20 = Rs. 20|
|Others||Rs. 250 + Rs. 20 = Rs. 270|
WB Police SI Recruitment 2021 Selection Criteria
The selection procedure for the recruitment for West Bengal SI posts is divided into four stages. The first stage is the Preliminary test that will be a screening test and only those candidates who have qualified will be able to join the other qualifying tests. The second test is PMT and PET that will test the physical measurements and efficiency of the shortlisted candidates. Next stage is the Final Combined Competitive Examination that will consist of 3 papers based on the conventional type of questions regarding GK & Aptitude, English and the local language. The last stage will be a personality test for the selected candidates.
Stage I: Preliminary Test
The incomplete or faulty applications will not be considered for this stage. Other applicants will be called to appear for the examination.
The examination will consist of three sections, namely
- General Studies
- Logical and Analytical Reasoning
- Mode of Language: English and Bengali
- Total Marks: 200 marks
- Exam Duration: 90 minutes
- Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
- No. of Questions: 100
- Marking Scheme: +2 will be rewarded for every correct answer whereas -0.25 will be reduced from the overall marks for attempting any wrong answer.
- Exam Pattern:
|Section||No. of Questions|
|Logical & Analytical Reasoning||25|
Stage II: Physical Measurement and Efficiency Test (PMT & PET)
The shortlisted candidates from the first stage will be called for PMT and PET. The WBPRB will conduct the tests at the venues decided by the concerned authorities.
Physical Measurement Test
The candidates must satisfy the following given measurements to qualify for the next round of PET. The physical measurement requirements are provided in the following table.
Physical Efficiency Test
The PET test must be qualified by the shortlisted candidates in order to be eligible for the next stage. The tests to be conducted to test the physical efficiency of the candidates is provided in the following table.
Stage III: Final Combined Competitive Examination
The Final Combined Competitive Examination will consist of three different papers scheduled to be conducted on the same day. The candidates can choose amongst Bengali, Nepali and English as their mode of the language for the examination.
|Paper I||GK, Logical and Analytical Reasoning|
|Paper II||English||1 hour||50|
|Paper III||Local Language||1 hour||50|
Syllabus for Examination
Stage IV: Personality Test
The Personality Test will be conducted to judge the candidate’s fluency in the Bengali language. The test will be of 30 marks and it is essential for the appearing candidate to secure at least the minimum 8 marks to be considered for the selection. If a candidate fails in the test, his/her marks in earlier stages will not be counted during the merit.
After the publication of the merit list, the selected candidates are required to appear for the document verification process and the medical examination. The appointment and the probation of the selected candidates after their qualification in the medical examination will be based on the following grounds.
The then selected candidates will undergo a training programme at Swami Vivekananda State Police Academy or Subsidiary Training Centre, West Bengal. The programme will be set by the Police Regulation Bengal. The candidates must successfully pass the programme in order to join the forces. The successful training programme will imply the confirmed appointment of the candidate for the desired post of SI.
|Official Website||Click here|
|Official Notification||Click here|
|Notice for Online Applications||Click here|
|Notice for Offline Applications||Click here|
|List of Post offices||Click here|
|List of Sahaj Mitra Kendras||Click here|
Frequently Asked Questions
Interested candidates can apply for the WB SI Police posts from Jan 22nd to Feb 20th, 2021.
The WB Police SI posts is open for a total of 1088 posts.
A total of three posts is available, namely Sub-Inspector (Armed and Unarmed branch) & Lady Sub-Inspector (Unarmed branch).
The recruiting authority is West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.
The application form for WB Police SI posts can filled via both online and offline mode.
The estimated pay scale for the posts of WB Police SI is between Rs. 32,100 – Rs. 82,900.
Yes, the age relaxation of 5 years in upper limit will be granted to the SC/ ST candidates residing within the state of west Bengal only.
Sahaj Mitra Kendras are the authorized centres in the village to help the villagers in basic technology-driven services.
Yes, an additional sum of Rs. 23/- must to paid to the Kendra for extending their service in filling up the form.
The SC candidates belonging to any other state than West Bengal will not be considered under any reserved category and have to pay Rs. 270 for the application form.
The selection procedure is divided into several stages, namely Preliminary Test, PMT & PET, Final combined Competitive Test and Personality Test.
The test will be of total 200 marks.
Yes, 1/4th of the total marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer attempted.
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