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West Bengal Police Recruitment (Sub Inspector) 2019: Check Selection Process, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2019: Sub-Inspector Application process begins @ wbpolice.gov.in. Check WB Police Sub-Inspector eligibility, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, pay scale, training and much more.

Aug 16, 2019 10:40 IST
West Bengal Police Recruitment 2019

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2019: Application process for the Sub-Inspector (SI) post in West Bengal Police has started on the official website - wbpolice.gov.in or wbprb.applythrunet.co.in. The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) aims to fill 668 vacancies to the post of of Sub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch) and Sub-Inspector (Armed Branch) through this recruitment process. Check here the complete information regarding the WB Police Sub-Inspector recruitment – application process, eligibility, educational qualification, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, pay scale, job profile and much more.

The WB Police Sub-Inspector registration process closes on 9 September 2019; interested and eligible candidates can apply for the post till 9th September. Have a look at the application process.

Apply for the WB Police Sub Inspector here: Sub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch) and Sub-Inspector (Armed Branch)

The application for the post of West Bengal Police Sub-Inspector can be submitted online @ wbpolice.gov.in as well as offline through the Sahaj Mitra Kendras (Tathya Mitra Kendras) that have been set up by the West Bengal Government in rural areas of West Bengal.

Application Fee:

General/EWS/OBC – Rs 270

SC – Rs 20

ST – Rs 20

Total Number of Vacancies

Category

Sub-Inspector

(Unarmed Branch)

Sub-Inspector

(Armed Branch)

General

272

94

SC

109

38

ST

29

11

OBC

84

31

Total

494

174

Thus, total 668 vacancies will be filled in both Unarmed and Armed Branch of Sub-Inspector (SI) post in the West Bengal Police.

Eligibility Criteria of West Bengal Police Sub-Inspector

Have a look at the detailed eligibility criteria of the West Bengal Police Sub-Inspector including the educational qualification, age limit, language knowledge, and physical standards.

Citizenship: A candidate must be a citizen of India

Educational Qualification: Candidates must be Graduate; they should posses bachelor’s degree in any discipline from recognised university

Language Knowledge: Candidates should be proficient enough to read, speak and write in Bengali Language

Age Limit: The Minimum age limit is 20 Years and maximum age limit is 27 years. There is relaxation in upper age limit by 5 years for SCs & STs and 3 years for OBCs.

Physical Standards: Candidates should fulfill the following physical standards:

Category

Class

Weight

Height

Chest

Sub-Inspector of Police (UnArmed Branch)

Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes

52 kg

160 cm

76 cm

Candidates of all categories, other than above

56 kg

167 cm

79 cm

Sub-Inspector of Police (Armed Branch)

Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes

54 kg

163 cm

81 cm

Candidates of all categories, other than above

60 kg

173 cm

86 cm

Selection Process for Sub-Inspector of West Bengal Police

The recruitment to the post of Sub-Inspector of West Bengal Police will be carried out in following manner:

Preliminary Examination >> Physical Measurement Test (PMT) >> Physical Efficiency Test (PET) >> Final Combined Competitive Examination >> Personality Test

Candidates need to qualify each stage to jump over to the next one. The Preliminary exam is regarded as the screening examination. Have a look at the detailed selection procedure:

Preliminary Examination

The preliminary examination will act as a screening test for the candidates to get shortlisted for the Physical Measurement Test and Physical Efficiency Test. The questions asked in the preliminary examination will either be objective type (MCQ) written examination or a Computer Based online test (CBT). The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board reserves the right to decide on the mode of examination, depending on the number of applicants and other factors.

Note: Marks secured by candidates in Preliminary examination will not be counted in final merit list.

Here’s the exam pattern for West Bengal Police Sub-Inspector Prelims:

Section

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

Language

General Studies

50

100

90 Minutes

English and Bengali

 

Logical & Analytical reasoning

25

50

Arithmetic

25

50

Total

100

200

90 Minutes

English and Bengali

There will be negative marking of one-fourth of the total marks for every wrong answer.

Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Under this, candidates who wish to secure job of Sub-Inspector (UB) and Sub-Inspector (AB) in the West Bengal Police, will need to pass the physical standard test (mentioned in the eligibility section). They also need to perform “800 meters run in 3 minutes”. Candidates who will qualify the Physical Measurement Test will be called for the Physical Efficiency Test.

Final Combined Competitive Examination

Candidates who qualify the PMT & PET are then called for the Final Combined Competitive Examination, which consists of three papers – Paper I, Paper II & Paper III. Have a look at exam pattern of the Final Combined Competitive exam:

Paper

Name

Marks

Duration

Paper I

General Studies and Arithmetic

100

2 Hours

Paper II

English

50

1 Hour

Paper III

Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali

50

1 Hour

Note: Candidates need to score the minimum Cut off marks to qualify the examination.

Personality Test

Candidates who get selected on the basis of merit after the declaration of Final Combined Competitive Examination results will be called for the Personality Test. The Minimum qualifying or passing marks for the Personality Test are 8 (Eight). Candidates who fail to score 8 marks will be disqualified for the Sub-Inspector post of West Bengal Police.

Syllabus

Here we have provided the syllabus for the Preliminary and Final Combined Competitive Examinations, based on the notification released by the West Bengal Police for recruitment of Sub-Inspector. Have a look:

Syllabus for Preliminary examination and Paper I of Final Combined Competitive Examination

General Studies

Logical & Analytical Reasoning

Arithmetic

General Knowledge in different spheres

Number Series

Alphanumeric Series

Figure Series

Blood Relation

Ranking

Direction Sense

Logical Reasoning

Syllogism

Data Sufficiency

Puzzles

Coding-decoding

Inequalities

Input- Output

 

Number system

Approximation

HCF and LCM

Age

Arithmetic – Profit & Loss, Percentage, Speed, Time & Distance, Pipe & Cistern

Data Interpretation – Table, Bar Graph, Line Graph & Caselet

Probability

Permutation and Combination

Mensuration

Note: The level of questions will be that of Madhyamik Examination of West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.

Syllabus of Paper II (English): Questions will be asked from:

- Report writing

- Translation from Bengali, Hindi, Nepali or Urdu to English

- Writing a Summary

- Grammar – Correct use of words, error detection, sentence correction, Synonym & Antonym

Syllabus of Paper III (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali):

- Report writing

- Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali, as per the subject chosen by candidates

Training of Selected Candidates

Candidates, who are finally selected for their appointment as Sup-Inspector in West Bengal Police, will be required to undergo training as required from time to time. They need to pass the training from Swami Vivekananda State Police Academy or the Subsidiary Training Centre. Candidates who do not perform well during the training or are considered as unsuitable will be ultimately discharged by the authorities.

Salary of Sub-Inspector of West Bengal Police

The salary or pay scale of the Sub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch) and Sub-Inspector (Armed Branch) in West Bengal Police is:

Rs 7,100 - Rs 37,600 + Grade Pay of Rs 3,900 + other admissible allowances