WBP Constable Recruitment 2024, 11749 Vacancies, Eligibility & Application Form – Check Now

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has released the notification of WBP Constable Recruitment 2024. The online application for the recruitment has been started from 7th March 2024 on the official website at www.prb.wb.gov.in or www.wbpolice.gov.in and will continue till 5th April 2024.

WBP Constable Recruitment 2024

The WBPRB is going to organize the WBP Constable Recruitment 2024 process for the post of Constable in the WB Police Department. For recruitment, WBPRB has released the official notification to recruit 11749 vacancies. The selection will be done based on the following:

  • Written Exam
  • PMT
  • PET
  • Interview
  • Medical Examination

Recruitment Overview

Regarding WBP Constable Recruitment 2024, candidates must make sure that they follow all the directions correctly to avoid any issues. Here is an overview of the WBP Constable Examination 2024:

Parameter Details
Organization West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB)
Post Name Constable
Vacancy 11,749
Category Govt Jobs
Advt. No. 2024/13 (CONS._WBP_24)
Application Mode Online
Application Dates 7th March to 5th April 2024
Selection Process Written Exam, PMT, PET, Interview, Medical Exam
Job Location West Bengal
Official website www.prb.wb.gov.in or www.wbpolice.gov.in

Important Dates

The online application process for the WBP Constable Recruitment 2024 starts on 7th March 2024 on the official website at www.prb.wb.gov.in or www.wbpolice.gov.in. The dates for the Written Exam, PET, PMT, and Interview will be notified in due course of time.

Events Dates
Notification Release 5th March 2024
Apply Online Starts 7th March 2024
Last Date to Apply 5th April 2024 (11:59 PM)
Exam Date To Be Announced

WBP Constable Vacancy 2024

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRP) has revised the WBP Constable Vacancy for 2024. The new vacancy count stands at 11,749, with 8,212 positions for male candidates and 3,537 for female candidates. The category-wise vacancy distribution is as follows:

Sl. No. Post Name Male Female Total
1 Unreserved (UR) 840 360 1200
2 Unreserved (E.C.) 1007 440 1447
3 Unreserved (NVF & HG) 672 288 960
4 Unreserved (Ex-Servicemen) 336 144 480
5 Unreserved (Civic Volunteers/Village Police Volunteers) 672 288 960
6 Unreserved (Sports Quota) 168 72 240
7 Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 588 252 840
8 Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) (E.C.) 233 101 334
9 Scheduled Caste 672 288 960
10 Scheduled Caste (E.C.) 547 238 785
11 Scheduled Caste (NVF & HG) 252 108 360
12 Scheduled Caste (Ex-Servicemen) 84 36 120
13 Scheduled Caste (Civic Volunteers/Village Police Volunteers) 252 108 360
14 Scheduled Tribe 168 72 240
15 Scheduled Tribe (E.C.) 157 68 223
16 Scheduled Tribe (NVF & HG) 84 36 120
17 Scheduled Tribe (Civic Volunteers/Village Police Volunteers) 84 36 120
18 OBC-A 252 108 360
19 OBC-A (E.C.) 233 102 335
20 OBC-A (NVF & HG) 168 72 240
21 OBC-A (Civic Volunteers/Village Police Volunteers) 168 72 240
22 OBC-B 252 108 360
23 OBC-B (E.C) 155 68 223
24 OBC-B (NVF & HG) 84 36 120
25 OBC-B (Civic Volunteers/Village Police Volunteers) 84 36 120
Total 8212 3537 11,749

WBP Constable Apply Online 2024

The WBPRB is the conducting body for the WBP Constable Online Application process, which commences on 7th March 2024. Applications can be submitted on the WBPRB portal at www.prb.wb.gov.in or on the WB Police portal at www.wbpolice.gov.in.

WBP Constable Application Fee

The application fee for the form is Rs. 170/-, and reserved category candidates have to pay Rs. 20/-. This fee is non-refundable, and notably, no exemption is provided to SC/ST candidates of other states.

Sl. No. Category Application Fee Processing Fee Total Amount Payable
1 All categories except SC/ST (West Bengal) 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

WBP Constable Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the WBP Constable Recruitment 2024, candidates must go through the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the official notification. The age limit, educational qualification, and physical measurement details are as follows:

WBP Constable Age Limit (As on 01/01/2024)

The minimum age limit is 18 years as of 1/1/2024. The maximum age limit for all the categories is mentioned below:

Category Maximum Age
General 30 years old
Scheduled Castes (SC) Up to 35 years old
Scheduled Tribes (ST) Up to 35 years old
Other Backward Classes-A (OBC-A) Up to 33 years old
Other Backward Classes-B (OBC-B) Up to 33 years old
Third Gender Up to 33 years old
Civic Volunteers/Village Police Volunteers Up to 33 years old
NVF/Home Guards Personnel (West Bengal Police) As per existing Government Rules
Ex-servicemen Total years of completed service, maximum 40 years

Educational Qualification

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

Language Requirement

The applicant should possess proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the Bengali language. However, this requirement is waived for individuals who are permanent residents of the hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts. For applicants from the hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts, the regulations specified in the West Bengal Official Language Act, 1961 shall apply.

WBP Constable Physical Measurements

The physical measurement requirements for Male and Female candidates is shown in the table below. It includes height, chest, and weight measurements.

Gender Category Height (Barefoot) (in cm.) Weight (in kg.) Chest (in cm)
Male Candidates of all categories (other than Gorkha, Garhwali, Rajbanshi and Scheduled Tribes) 167 57 78 cms. (without expansion) 83 cms. (with expansion – 5 cms.)
Male Gorkha, Garhwali, Rajbanshi, and Scheduled Tribes 160 53 76 cms. (without expansion) 81 cms. (with expansion – 5 cms.)
Female Candidates of all categories (other than Gorkha, Garhwali, Rajbanshi, and Scheduled Tribes) 160 49 Not Applicable
Female Gorkha, Garhwali, Rajbanshi and Scheduled Tribes 152 45 Not Applicable
Third Gender Candidates of all categories (other than Gorkha, Garhwali, Rajbanshi, and Scheduled Tribes) 163 52 Not Applicable
Third Gender Gorkha, Garhwali, Rajbanshi, and Scheduled Tribes 155 48 Not Applicable

WB Police Constable Exam Pattern 2024

The WBP Constable Exam Pattern 2024 has been shared here. The exam shall be an OMR-based exam that consists of MCQ-type questions and each question carries 1 mark. Also, note that there is a negative marking of 0.25 or 1/4th mark for each wrong answer. The total duration of the exam is 1 hour or 60 minutes.

Subjects Questions Marks
General Awareness & General Knowledge 25 25
English 10 10
Elementary Mathematics 25 25
Reasoning & Logical Analysis 25 25
Total 85 85

WBP Constable Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

The Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is conducted to test the physical ability/efficiency of the candidates for the Constable post. The PET criteria vary for Male, Female, and Third Gender candidates and it is mentioned below.

Category Events/Duration
Male 1600 meters run in 6 minutes 30 seconds
Female 800 meters run in 4 minutes
Third Gender 800 meters run in 3 minutes 30 seconds
Male – ExServicemen 800 meters run in 3 minutes 30 seconds
Female/Third Gender ExServicemen 800 meters run in 4 minutes 30 seconds

WBP Constable Recruitment 2024 Salary

The salary structure for WBP Constable Recruitment 2024 includes Basic Pay of Rs. 23,700, Dearness Allowance of Rs. 681, House Rent Allowance of Rs. 2,724, and Medical Allowance of Rs. 500, resulting in a Monthly Gross Salary of Rs. 26,605. The structure is as per the norms set by the Government.

Salary Structure Amount
Basic Pay Rs. 23,700
Dearness Allowance Rs. 681
House Rent Allowance Rs. 2,724
Medical Allowance Rs. 500
Monthly Gross Salary Rs. 26,605

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