Punjab Police Constable Vacancy- Overview, Vacancies, Specific Points

Applications have been invited by Punjab Police through its Advertisement No 02 of 2021 dated 16/0/2021.  The advertisement is for the vacancies for 2021 for the position/ post of Constable in Punjab Police.  Anyone can view the notification at the link mentioned below and even download it. The link for the Notification is here. Continue reading to learn about the Punjab Police Constable Vacancy.

Punjab Police Constable Vacancy: Overview

According to the Punjab Police website, some important details for the Vacancies advertised for Punjab Police Constable are given in the table below:

Information / ActivitiesVacancies / Link / Tentative Dates
Total Numbers of VacanciesDistrict Police Cadre: 2015 (Of these, 658 posts stand reserved for women)Armed Police Cadre: 2343 (Of these, 765 posts stand reserved for women)
Link to Apply Onlinehttps://iur.ls/punjabpolicerecruitment2021
Online Registration of ApplicationLink accessible start from 9:00 PM on 16/07/2021
Last date of RegistrationTill 11:55 PM on 15/08/2021 (extended to 31/08/2021 till 11.55 PM)
Helpline Number (Toll – Free)18002102565  9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Monday to Saturday)

Punjab Police has extended the last date for applying for the vacancies for the post of Constable from 15/08/2021 to 31/08/2021 till 11.55 PM.  

Tentative Punjab Police Constable Vacancies

The following tables provide the various vacancies (tentative) of Punjab Police constable in the Armed Forces Cadre and the District Police Cadre.

Total Punjab Police Constable Vacancies in District Cadre

The total number of vacancies of Constables in District Cadre is 2015 (excluding sportspersons)

Tentative Vacancies Of Constables In The District Police Cadre 

CategoryTotal VacanciesTotal Reserved for Women
Unreserved/ Open/ General610242
Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikhs, Punjab12583
Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab12483
Backward Classes, Punjab12483
Ex-Serviceman (General), Punjab6383
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab420
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab410
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab420
Wards of Police Personnel2814
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab(EWS)14563
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab137
Total135658

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Total Punjab Police Constable Vacancies in Armed Police Cadre

The total number of vacancies of Constables in the Police Cadre is 2343 (excluding sportspersons)

Tentative Vacancies Of Constables In The District Police Cadre 

CategoryTotal VacanciesTotal Reserved for Women
Unreserved/ Open/ General708283
Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikhs, Punjab14597
Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab14596
Backward Classes, Punjab14596
Ex-Serviceman (General), Punjab7297
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab490
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab480
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab490
Wards of Police Personnel3216
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab(EWS)16972
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab1608
Total1578765

Specific Points for Different Category-wise Vacancies

Punjab Police and Punjab Government reserve the right to increase or reduce the number of announced vacancies for the post of Punjab Police Constable. This change can be made at any time prior to the process of recruitment is completed.  No prior notice needs to be given to the candidates either by Punjab Police or the Punjab Government while increasing or decreasing the number of Punjab Police Constable vacancies. 

The vacancies that have been reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) and the Backward Classes will be implemented strictly and in line with the Punjab Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes (Reservation in Services) Act, 2006, as amended from time to time, as well as Punjab Government’s existing instructions.

The Punjab Recruitment of Ex-Servicemen Rules, 1982, shall be followed strictly while implementing the reservation for a grandchild of a Gallantry Award Winner/ wife or dependent child of an Ex-serviceman/ Ex-serviceman, and any of the changes in it as amended from time-to-time, along with the Punjab Government’s existing instructions.

Central Armed Police Forces (SSB, CISF, ITBP, CRPF, BSF, etc.) will not be considered for recruitment in the category of Ex-servicemen.

The EWS or Economically Weaker Section reservation will be enforced based on the instructions issued by the Punjab Government Department of Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities (Reservation Cell) through its letter dated 30/10/20 with number 1/3/2019-RC1/700.

Women’s reservation will be implemented based on the specific instructions of the Punjab Department of Social Security, Women and Child Development (Social Security Branch).  The notification used for this purpose is dated 21/10/20, and its number is G.S.R.87/Const/Arts 309 and 15/2020.

For the wards of Freedom Fighters, the reservation will be implemented based on the instructions put forth from time to time by the Punjab government.

The recruitment board will fill the 2% posts’ reservation for Direct Recruitment reserved for the wards of deserving police officers. It will be based on the Punjab Government’s instructions through its memo No. 1(211)94-2H(1)/10176 of issue date 11.06.1996.  According to this memo, dependents/wards/the personnel of Punjab Police who have suffered permanent disability/casualties in action against terrorists will be eligible. Also, those who have received the President’s Police Medal for Gallantry or Police Medal for Gallantry for displaying bravery in action, or those who have been at the forefront in the fight against terrorism, will become eligible.

Conclusion

Now that you have information regarding the number of vacancies, the number of vacancies in each category, and the various Act, Notice, and Instructions that will act as the basis for filling the various vacancies, you should be in a better position to know what exactly will be the terms and conditions in your category.  With that information in mind, you should be better prepared for the Punjab Police Constable recruitment process.

FAQ

On which date was the Advertisement to recruit candidates for Punjab Police Constable Vacancy was released?

The recruitment board put on the Advertisement for the notification for the post of Punjab Police Constable on the official website of the Examination Board on 16/0/2021.

How many are reserved for women out of the total Punjab Police Constable Vacancy in District Police Cadre?

Of the total posts announced for Punjab Police Constable in District Police Cadre, 568 have been reserved for women.

On what basis will the Punjab Police Constable Vacancy announced for Scheduled Castes (SC) and the Backward Classes be implemented?

The vacancies that have been reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) and the Backward Classes will be implemented strictly and in line with the Punjab Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes (Reservation in Services) Act, 2006, as amended from time to time, as well as Punjab Government’s existing instructions.


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