Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024: Apply for 3734 Constable and Lady Constable Posts

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has recently released the Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Notification, inviting applications for 3734 Constable and Lady Constable Posts. Interested candidates can apply online through the official website www.prb.wb.gov.in or www.wbpolice.gov.in. The application window is open until 29th March 2024.

Selection Process

The selection process for Kolkata Police Constable 2024 involves five stages:

  1. Preliminary
  2. PMT (Physical Measurement Test)
  3. PET (Physical Efficiency Test)
  4. Final Written Test
  5. Interview

Candidates must successfully clear each stage to progress to the next and ultimately secure a position as a Kolkata Police Constable in 2024.

Notification PDF

The detailed Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF was released on 27th February 2024 on the official website of WBPRB. Prospective applicants are advised to carefully review the notification, which contains crucial information regarding eligibility, selection process, and other essential details. The PDF can be downloaded here.

Download the Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF

Vacancy Details

A total of 3734 vacancies are available for the Constable and Lady Constable posts. The distribution of vacancies is as follows:

Sl. No.CategoryConstableLady Constable
1Unreserved (UR)51935
2Unreserved (E.C.)44937
3Unreserved (HG)24421
4Unreserved (Civic Volunteers)27821
5Unreserved (Sports Quota)696
6Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)24220
7Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) (E.C.)1057
8Scheduled Caste31126
9Scheduled Caste (E.C.)24318
10Scheduled Caste (HG)1048
11Scheduled Caste (Civic Volunteers)1048
12Scheduled Tribe695
13Scheduled Tribe (E.C.)705
14Scheduled Tribe (HG)343
15Scheduled Tribe (Civic Volunteers)353
16OBC-A1047
17OBC-A (E.C.)1049
18OBC-A (HG)695
19OBC-A (Civic Volunteers)696
20OBC-B1048
21OBC-B (E.C)696
22OBC-B (HG)353
23OBC-B (Civic Volunteers)343
Total3464270

Application Process

The online application process for Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024 is currently active on the official website www.prb.wb.gov.in or www.wbpolice.gov.in. The last date to submit applications is 29th March 2024, by midnight (11:59 PM). Access the application portal here.

Kolkata Police Constable Apply Online 2024

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying, candidates must ensure they meet the eligibility criteria for Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Citizenship: The applicant must be a Citizen of India.
  • Age Limit: Minimum Age – 18 years, Maximum Age – 30 years (as of 01/01/2024).
  • Age Relaxation: Various relaxations apply for SC, ST, OBC, transgender persons, civic volunteers, and ex-servicemen.
  • Educational Qualification: Madhyamik Examination pass from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent.
  • Language Proficiency: Bengali language proficiency is mandatory, with exceptions for residents of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts.

Salary Structure

Following the 6th Pay Commission, the salary for Kolkata Police Constables has been significantly increased. The current salary details are as follows:

ComponentAmount
Basic Pay₹23,700
Dearness Allowance₹681
House Rent Allowance₹2,724 (12% of Basic Pay)
Medical Allowance₹500
Monthly Gross Salary₹26,605

Preparation Resources

  • KP Police Constable Online Class: Adda247 offers online classes for Kolkata Police Constable Exam 2024, providing comprehensive preparation guidance in Bengali. The class duration is 180 minutes. Join here.
  • KP Police Constable Practice Set Books: Candidates can access the MCQ Practice Set Book in English Printed Edition By Adda247 for practicing relevant questions for the exam. Download the book here.

FAQs

Q1: When is the last date to apply for Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024?

A1: The last date to apply is 29th March 2024, till midnight (11:59 PM).

Q2: What is the total number of vacancies available?

A2: A total of 3734 vacancies are available, including 3464 for Constable and 270 for Lady Constable.

Q3: Is there any age relaxation for SC and ST candidates?

A3: Yes, SC and ST candidates are eligible for a 5-year age relaxation.

Q4: Can candidates from hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts be exempted from Bengali language proficiency?

A4: Yes, permanent residents of these areas are exempted from Bengali language proficiency requirements.

Q5: What is the salary structure for Kolkata Police Constables?

A5: The salary includes a basic pay of ₹23,700, dearness allowance of ₹681, house rent allowance of ₹2,724 (12% of basic pay), and a medical allowance of ₹500, resulting in a monthly gross salary of ₹26,605.

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