West Bengal Police Recruitment 2019: Sub Inspector Selection Process, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Pay

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2019 for Graduates: To fill 668 vacancies of Sub-Inspector (SI) post in the West Bengal Police, the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has initiated the recruitment process on the official website – wbpolice.gov.in or wbprb.applythrunet.co.in. The application process for the recruitment of Sub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch) and Sub-Inspector (Armed Branch) is already underway. The last date to apply for the Sub-Inspector post in the West Bengal Police is 9 September 2019. 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 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.

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

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

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