WBPRB Police Constable Recruitment 2024: Registration starts

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WBPRB Police Constable Recruitment:The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) is hiring for Constable positions in the West Bengal Police Department. There are 10,255 vacancies, with 7,228 for males and 3,027 for females. Online applications start from March 7, 2024, and end on April 5, 2024, along with the online application fee payment deadline. Check eligibility in the vacancy notification before applying.

WBP Constable Recruitment 2024 OverView

Post NameConstable
Notification PDF LinkCheck Here
Application Form Date07 March 2024 to 05 April 2024
Official Websitehttps://prb.wb.gov.in/

Educational Qualification

Candidates aspiring for the WB Police Constable positions must have passed the Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent. A crucial requirement is speaking, reading, and writing the Bengali language. However, this language proficiency requirement does not apply to permanent residents of the hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts, where different linguistic provisions apply.

Age Limit

The age criteria set for candidates is a minimum of 18 years and a maximum of 30 years as of 01/01/2024. The recruitment process offers relaxation in the upper age limit for candidates belonging to specific categories as follows:
  • SC/ST: 5 years
  • OBC-A/OBC-B: 3 years
  • Transgender: 3 years
  • Civic Volunteers: 5 years

Selection Process

The selection process for the Constable posts in West Bengal Police involves several stages designed to assess the candidates’ suitability for the role comprehensively. These stages include:
  • Written Examination: This initial stage tests the candidates’ knowledge and understanding relevant to the duties of a police constable.
  • Physical Measurement Test (PMT): Candidates’ physical attributes are measured to ensure they meet the physical standards required for the role.
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET): This stage assesses the physical fitness and agility of the candidates, crucial for the demanding nature of police work.
  • Interviews: The final stage involves personal interviews to evaluate the candidates’ overall suitability for the position, including their communication skills, personality, and motivation for joining the police force.

Application Fee

  • All Other Categories from West Bengal – ₹170 (Application Fee: ₹150 + Processing Fee: ₹20)
  • SC/ST candidates from West Bengal are exempt from the application fee and only pay a Processing Fee of ₹20.

Important Dates

Notification Publication Date05 March 2024
Online Registration Start Date07 March 2024
Last Date to Register Online05 April 2024
Last Date to Pay Online Registration Fee05 April 2024

How to Apply Online for the West Bengal Police Constable Vacancies

  1. Visit the official West Bengal Police Recruitment Board website at prb.wb.gov.in.
  2. Find and click on the link for “WBP Constable Recruitment 2024 Apply Online.”
  3. Read the instructions carefully before proceeding with your application.
  4. Register by providing your basic information to create a new account, if you’re a new user.
  5. Log in using your newly created credentials (username and password).
  6. Fill out the application form with all required personal, educational, and contact details accurately.
  7. Upload scanned copies of necessary documents, including your photograph, signature, and any certificates as specified in the instructions.
  8. Review your application form to ensure all entered information is correct and complete.
  9. Pay the application fee online using the available payment options (debit card, credit card, net banking, etc.).
  10. Submit your application and take a printout or save a copy for future reference.

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WBP Constable Selection Process 2024

Selection process for the post of Constable in WBP consists of four stages, which are Prelims, PMT & PET, Mains and Interview.


  • Mode: Offline (Written Exam)
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Total Questions: 100
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Marking Scheme: Each question carries 1 mark.
  • Sections:
    • General awareness & Knowledge: 40 questions (40 marks)
    • Elementary Mathematics: 30 questions (30 marks)
    • Reasoning: 30 questions (30 marks)
  • Medium: English and Bengali


  • Constable (Male):
    • Height (Barefoot): 167 cm
    • Weight: 57 kg
    • Chest: 78 cms. (without expansion) / 83 cms. (with expansion – 5 cms.)
  • Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes (Male):
    • Height (Barefoot): 160 cm
    • Weight: 53 kg
    • Chest: 76 cms. (without expansion) / 81 cms. (with expansion – 5 cms.)
  • Lady Constable:
    • Height (Barefoot): 160 cm
    • Weight: 49 kg
  • Gorkhas, Garhwalies, Rajbanshis, and Scheduled Tribes (Female):
    • Height (Barefoot): 152 cm
    • Weight: 45 kg


  • Constable (Male):
    • 1600 meters distance run in 6 minutes 30 seconds.
  • Lady Constable:
    • 800 meters run in 4 minutes 30 seconds.


  • Mode: Offline (Written Exam)
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Total Questions: 85
  • Total Marks: 85
  • Marking Scheme: Each question carries 1 mark.
  • Sections:
    • General awareness & Knowledge: 25 questions (25 marks)
    • English: 10 questions (10 marks)
    • Elementary Mathematics: 25 questions (25 marks)
    • Reasoning & Logical Analysis: 25 questions (25 marks)
  • Medium: English and Bengali

Important Links

  • Official Website – prb.wb.gov.in
  • WBPRB Constable Recruitment Notification PDF – Read here
  • Submit Online Application For WB Police Constable Vacancies – Apply here
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