West Bengal Police is the police forces of the Indian state of West Bengal. It was reorganised under provisions of the Police Act 1861 during the British Raj. It is headed by an officer designated as the Director General of Police (DGP) who reports to the State Government through the Home (Police) Department.
The West Bengal Police has jurisdiction concurrent with the eighteen revenue districts of the State (excluding the metropolitan city of Kolkata) which comprises one of the two general police districts of West Bengal as under the Police Act 1861.
The other general police district consists of the significant portions of the metropolitan area of Kolkata and has a separate police force (Kolkata Police) constituted and administered under the Calcutta Police Act 1866 & Calcutta (Suburban Police) Act 1866.
West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has issued notifications for recruiting eligible candidates for the post of Constables (Male) in West Bengal Police’
Start Date of Online Registration: 05.02.2019
End Date of Online Registration: 05.03.2019 till 5.00 PM
|S.No.||Category (Sub-category)||No. of vacancies|
|4||Scheduled Caste (E.C.)||707|
|6||Scheduled Tribe (E.C.)||193|
How to Apply
Candidates can apply both the online and off-line.
Interested candidates need to apply online by visiting the Official Website.
Candidates should keep the following ready before registering applications:
- Valid E-mail id
- Scanned copy of latest passport size coloured photograph.
- Scanned signature in digital format
The application form needs to be downloaded from the Official Website.
The duly filled application form has to be sent to the following address:
West Bengal Police Recruitment Board,
Araksha Bhaban (5 th Floor),
Block– DJ, Sector – II,
Salt Lake City,
Kolkata – 700 091
Must have passed Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent.
Must be able to speak, read and write the Bengali language. However, this condition is not applicable to hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong District.
Minimum: 18 years
Maximum: 27 years
Cut Off Date: 01.01.2019
Upper Age limit is relaxable by:
- 3 years for OBC of West Bengal only.
- 5 years for SC/ST candidates of West Bengal only.
|S.No.||Category||Application Fee||Processing Fee||Total Amount Payable|
|1||All categories except Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (of West Bengal only)||150||20||170|
|2||Scheduled Caste (West Bengal only)||Nil||20||20|
|3||Scheduled Tribe (West Bengal only)||Nil||20||20|
- Preliminary Written Test (Full Marks – 100)
- Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
- Physical Measurement Test (PET)
- Final Written Examination
- Verification of character antecedents
- Medical Examination
Pay Scale of Rs. 5,400 – 25,200/- (i.e. Pay Band-2) + Grade Pay Rs. 2,600.
|S.No.||Category||Height (Barefoot) (in cm.)||Weight (in kg.)||Chest (in cm)|
|1||Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes)||167||57||78 cms. (without expansion) 83 cms. (with expansion – 5 cms.)|
|2||Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis and Scheduled Tribes||160||53||76 cms. (without expansion) 81 cms. (with expansion – 5 cms.)|