Punjab Police SI Vacancy

On 06th July 2021, Punjab Police Recruitment Board issued an official announcement for the Sub-Inspector positions in various cadres, including Armed Police, District Police, Intelligence, and Investigation. The Punjab police are looking for qualified Indian citizens to fill over 560 vacancies as sub-inspectors.

The PDF notification on their official website also includes information on the Punjab Police SI vacancy for 2021. This vacancy is a great chance for anyone who wants to start or develop their career in law enforcement.

Punjab Police Vacancy: 2021 Overview

Name of the Conducting AuthorityPunjab Police Recruitment Board
PositionSub-inspector 
Number of positions560
CategoryPunjab Police  SI Vacancy
Mode of exam Online 
Selection ProcessWritten Test & Physical Screening Test (PST)
Exam marks Written test: 800
Frequency of ExamYearly
Job LocationPunjab
Websitewww.punjabpolice.gov.in

Punjab Police SI Vacancy

Applications are being accepted for Sub Inspectors by the Punjab Police Recruitment Board. A total of 560 job openings have been announced in the 3 different cadres of District Police, Intelligence Officers, Armed Police, and Investigation except for the sports quota seats, which will be filled separately. 

The Punjab Police Recruitment Board mentioned in the notification that the number of vacancies might be raised or decreased at any time until the recruitment process is completed, without prior notice to the candidates. 

Please check the following list of positions below, which are organized by cadre.

CadreNumber of Vacancies
 District Police 87
Armed police97
Intelligence87
Investigation289

Also Read: Punjab Police SI Eligibility Criteria

Total number of Sub-Inspector openings for District Police – 87

Male Category Total number of vacancies
General/Unreserved24
Scheduled Castes BalmikiMazhbi SikhsRamdasiaOthers 11
Backward Classes05
Ex-Serviceman (General)03
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi02
Wards of Police Personnel01
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab02
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab02
Economically Weaker Sections, (EWS)07
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab00

Female Category 
Total number of vacancies
General/Unreserved11
Scheduled Castes BalmikiMazhbi SikhsRamdasiaOthers 07
Backward Classes04
Ex-Serviceman (General)04
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi00
Wards of Police Personnel01
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab00
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab00
Economically Weaker Sections, (EWS)02
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab01

Total number of Sub-Inspector openings for Armed Police Cadre– 97

Male categoryTotal number of vacancies
General/Open/Unreserved30
Scheduled Castes BalmikiMazhbi SikhsRamdasia12
Backward Classes, Punjab6
Ex-Serviceman (General), Punjab3
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab2
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab2
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab2
Wards of Police Personnel2
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab(EWS)7
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab1
Female categoryTotal number of vacancies
General/Open/Unreserved11
Scheduled Castes BalmikiMazhbi SikhsRamdasiaOthers8
Backward Classes, Punjab4
Ex-Serviceman (General), Punjab4
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab0
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab0
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab0
Wards of Police Personnel0
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab(EWS)3
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab0

Total number of Sub-Inspector openings for Intelligence Cadre– 87

Male CategoryTotal number of vacancies
General/Open/Unreserved24
Scheduled Castes BalmikiMazhbi SikhsRamdasiaOthers10
Backward Classes, Punjab6
Ex-Serviceman (General), Punjab5
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab2
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab2
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab2
Wards of Police Personnel0
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab(EWS)7
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab0
Female Category Total number of vacancies
General/Open/Unreserved11
Scheduled Castes BalmikiMazhbi SikhsRamdasiaOthers8
Backward Classes, Punjab3
Ex-Serviceman (General), Punjab3
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab0
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab0
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab0
Wards of Police Personnel1
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab(EWS)2
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab1

Total number of Sub-Inspector openings for Investigation Cadre– 289

Male CategoryTotal number of vacancies
General/Open/Unreserved87
Scheduled Castes BalmikiMazhbi SikhsRamdasiaOthers36
Backward Classes, Punjab18
Ex-Serviceman (General), Punjab21
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab9
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ram Dasia & Others, Punjab6
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab6
Wards of Police Personnel6
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab(EWS)3
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab4
Female CategoryTotal number of vacancies
General/Open/Unreserved35
Scheduled Castes BalmikiMazhbi SikhsRam DasiaOthers24
Backward Classes, Punjab12
Ex-Serviceman (General), Punjab8
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab12
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ram Dasia & Others, Punjab0
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab0
Wards of Police Personnel0
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab(EWS)0
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab2

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Points to Remember

  • Recruited candidates may be posted anywhere in Punjab, India, or internationally.
  • All candidates are advised that transfers from one cadre to another are not permitted under Section 4-b of the 2007 Punjab Police Act.
  • All newly hired Sub-Inspectors will be subject to the Punjab Government’s regulatory norms, policies, as well as instructions governing members/officials of various Punjab police cadres, to ensure efficiency, accountability, fair dealing, and transparency in public dealing & police operations, including Initial Posting, Transfer and Tenure Policy.
  • Reservations for SC/ ST and other backward classes will be strictly enforced in compliance with the Punjab Scheduled Castes & Backward Classes Act of 2006 and the Punjab government’s current orders.
  • The quota for Ex-servicemen/wives/dependent children of Ex-servicemen/grandchildren of Gallantry Award Winners will be carried out in line with Punjab Recruitment of Ex-Servicemen Rules, 1982, and the Punjab Government’s current orders.
  • Ex-Servicemen from the central armed police forces are not qualified to apply in the Ex-Servicemen category.
  • Reservations for the wards of police personnel would be enforced in accordance with Punjab government regulations given from time to time.

Punjab Police SI Eligibility

Candidates must be aware of the eligibility criteria to avoid being disqualified. The eligibility criteria cover areas like age, academic qualifications, and physical fitness. 

Age-related Criteria 

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age but not older than 28 years of age as of 1st January 2021. However, candidates from categories like SC/ST/BC and Government Employees are eligible for a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit. Further Ex-servicemen are eligible for a relaxation of 3 years in the upper age limit. 

Academic Qualifications

Candidates should hold at least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university. 

Physical Standards 

These fall into 2 categories – Physical Measurements Tests (PMTs) and Physical Standard Tests (PSTs). PMT relates to the minimum height requirements that candidates must meet. Whereas, PSTs are events that the candidates must complete. 

Punjab Police SI Selection Process 

The Punjab Police SI Selection Process takes place in various stages as given below:

  1. The Written Examination:

This is the first stage in the selection process. General Category candidates need to score at least 50% marks to clear the examination. SC/ST/BC candidates need to score at least 45% marks to clear the examination. 

  1. Physical Screening Test:

Only candidates who qualify for the written exam can proceed to this stage. The physical Screening Test is meant to be qualifying, and hence no marks will be awarded. However, the candidates must clear the required fitness events. 

  1. Interview:

The Punjab Police will call the candidates for an interview based on their merit in the written examination. The interview is scored for a maximum of 15 marks. They would call candidates, thrice the number of vacancies available. 

  1. Merit List

Finally, they publish the Merit List based on the marks obtained by the candidates for their performance in the written examination and the interview. 

Punjab Police SI Salary

The 7th Pay Commission determines the Punjab Police SI Salary for the selected candidates. The salary ranges from Rs 10,300 to R 34800 and comes with a grade of Rs 4,600. However, the selected candidates would be on probation for 3 years.

Conclusion

Because the competition for Punjab Police positions is fierce and the number of openings is restricted, applicants must thoroughly study the syllabus & prepare for the interview. We hope you found this post on Punjab Police SI Vacancy useful.

FAQ’s

What is the pay rate for a Punjab police sub-inspector?

Candidates who have been chosen and finalized will be paid according to the 7th pay commission’s salary scale. The monthly salary scale is Rs.10,300 to Rs.34,800, with an annual pay range of Rs.1,23,600 to Rs.4,17,600.

What is the total number of openings for the Punjab Police SI vacancy?

There are 560 positions in all, split over four cadres. 87 for District Police, 97 for Armed Police, 87 for Intelligence, and 289 for Investigation.

What are the Punjab Police Sub inspector’s minimum and maximum age requirements?

The minimum age Eligibility is 18years, and the maximum is 28yrs as of January 1, 2021.

What is the experience eligibility criteria to apply for the Punjab police sub-inspector?

This position does not require any prior experience; freshers are free to apply too.


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