Punjab Police Sub Inspector Recruitment 2021 | 560 Vacancies Released

Punjab Police Sub Inspector Recruitment Notification 2021: Punjab Police Sub Inspector (SI) recruitment 2021 notification has been released for 560 vacancies. The Punjab Police SI recruitment will recruit candidates in four cadres, i.e. Investigation, Armed, District & Intelligence. The online application for the Punjab Police SI has been started from 6th July 2021 & will end on 27th July 2021. The written exam date for the Punjab Police SI exam is scheduled to be held from 17th to 31st August 2021.

Punjab Police SI Recruitment Notification 2021 | Latest Updates

Candidates who hold the required eligibility criteria for Punjab Police Sub Inspector (SI) exam will be able to apply from 6th July to 27th July 2021. The tentative Punjab Police SI exam date is scheduled to be held from 17th to 31st August 2021.

Punjab Police Sub Inspector Recruitment 2021 | Highlights

Punjab Police SI RecruitmentDetails
Name of organizationPunjab Police Recruitment Board
PostSub-Inspector (SI)
No. of vacancy560
Application date6th July to 27th July 2021
Selection ProcessComputer-Based Test
Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
Physical Screening Test (PST)
Written Exam Date17 to 31 August 2021
SalaryRs. 35,400/- at Level 6 of 7th CPC/Pay Matrix
Official websitewww.punjabpolice.gov.in/

Punjab Police SI Recruitment Notification 2021 | Important Exam Dates

Punjab Police SI EventsDate
Punjab Police SI application start date6th July 2021
Punjab Police SI application ends on27th July 2021
Punjab Police SI admit card release dateTo be notified
Punjab Police SI exam date17th to 31st August 2021
Punjab Police SI result To be notified

Punjab Police Sub-Inspector Recruitment Selection Process

The selection process shall be a 2 (two) stage process consisting of the following Tests:

Stage I: Computer Based Test consisting of two (2) multiple-choice Question Papers to be conducted on the same day.

Stage II:

(i) Document Scrutiny

(ii) Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

(iii) Physical Screening Test (PST)

Note: Both Physical Measurement Test and Physical Screening Test shall be qualifying in Nature.

Punjab Police SI Recruitment 2021 | Vacancy Details

A total of 560 vacancies has been released for the Punjab Police SI Recruitment exam.

Post and cadreVacancy
SI, District Police Cadre87
SI, Armed Police Cadre97
SI, Investigation Cadre289
SI, Intelligence Cadre87
Total560

Punjab Police Sub Inspector Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

1. Nationality:

The candidate should be a citizen of India. She/he should not have obtained the citizenship/permanent residency/green card of any other country.

2. Age:

Eligibility criteria regarding age shall be as follows:

Minimum age as on 1 January 2021- 18 years

Maximum age as on 1 January 2021 – 28 years.

3. Educational Qualifications

S. No.Name of the postMinimum educational qualifications for eligibility
1.Sub Inspector (District Police cadre)The candidate should be a graduate from a recognized university or its equivalent
2.Sub Inspector (Armed Police cadre)Candidate should be a graduate from a recognized university candidate or its equivalent
3.Sub-Inspector (Investigation cadre)Candidate should be a graduate from a recognized university or its equivalent
4.Intelligence Officer (Intelligence cadre)Candidate should be
a) a graduate from a recognized University or Institution, as the case may be, provided that such candidate shall also possess an ‘O’ Level Certificate of Information Technology from National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) (earlier called as DOEACC); 
b) a Graduate from a recognized University or Institution with• Computer Science; or• Computer Applications; or• Information Technology as one of the elective subjects during the entire duration of graduation;OR
c) B.Sc/B.Tech/BE in• Information Technology; or• Computer Science; or• Computer Engineering; or• Computer Science & Engineering; or• Information Systems; or• Computer Networking; or Data Science; or• Software Engineering; or• BCA; or Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from a recognized University or Institution, as the case may be. 

Note 1: Candidates must have attained the above-mentioned educational qualifications on or before the closing date for submission of online applications for this recruitment.

3.1 Mandatory Qualification

Candidates must have passed the Matriculation examination with Punjabi as one of the compulsory or elective subjects, or any other equivalent examination in the Punjabi language as specified by the Punjab Govt. from time to time. Provided that where a ward of Defence Service Personnel, who is a bonafide resident of Punjab state, is appointed by direct appointment, he shall have to pass an examination of Punjabi language equivalent to Matriculation Standard, or he shall have to qualify a test conducted by the Language Wing of the Department of Education of the Punjab Government within a period of two years from the date of his appointment.

4. Physical Standards

Candidates applying for vacancies in different cadres should be of the below-mentioned minimum prescribed height for being eligible for the post in that cadre:

CadreMinimum Height required
 MaleFemale
District Police5’ 7” (5 feet 7 inches)5’ 2” (5 feet 2 inches)
Armed Police5’ 7” (5 feet 7 inches)5’ 2” (5 feet 2 inches)
Investigation5’ 5” (5 feet 5 inches)5’ 1” (5 feet 1 inches)
Intelligence Cadre5’ 5” (5 feet 5 inches)5’ 1” (5 feet 1 inches)

Punjab Police Sub Inspector Recruitment 2021 Exam Pattern

Stage 1: Computer Based Test

The first stage of the selection process shall be the Computer Based Test consisting of two (2) multiple-choice Question Papers. The Question Papers shall be bilingual, viz. in Punjabi and English.

Each candidate shall be required to attempt the following papers as per schedule:

Note 1: Computer Based Test/Examination is a format for the Written Test, where the candidates would be required to attempt the question papers on a computer. Therefore, the participating candidates should note that the examination would be conducted on different dates for different sets of candidates.

Note 2: Each candidate shall be issued an Admit Card indicating the specific date, time and venue for the candidates computer-based tests. The candidate is required to download the Admit Card and bring a hard copy (printout) of the same, along with a prescribed Photo Identity Proof (Indian Driving License, PAN card, Voter Identity card, Indian Passport), for entry to the venue of the computer-based test.

Note 3: Negative marking for incorrect answers shall be to the tune of 25% of the marks assigned to a question that is 1 mark.

Stage 2: Document Scrutiny, Physical Measurement Test & Physical Screening Test

A sufficient number of candidates would be shortlisted and called for Stage 2, on the basis of merit determined by the aggregate/cumulative marks obtained in the two Papers of the Computer Based Test following normalization and after factoring in reservation for various categories. Stage 2 of the selection process consisting of Document Scrutiny, Physical Measurement Test, and Physical Screening Test shall be conducted at designated place(s), date(s), and time.

1. Schedule for Stage 2 Tests

The schedule for Document Scrutiny, Physical Measurement Test (PMT), and Physical Screening Test (PST) shall be uploaded on the Recruitment Portal. A separate Admit Card, indicating the date(s), time, and venue(s), shall be issued for Stage 2 tests. The candidate is required to download the Admit card and bring a hard copy (print out) of the same, along with identity proof, for entry to the venue of Stage 2.

2. Document Scrutiny

Candidates called for Stage 2 of the selection process would be required to report for document scrutiny on the designated date(s) and time at the place mentioned in the Admit Card. Details of the same would be uploaded on the Recruitment Portal. Candidates shall be required to bring the following certificates in original, along with one self-attested copy of each document:

a) Matriculation certificate for proof of age.

b) Graduation degree or equivalent. If applying for the post of Intelligence Officer, an additional certificate regarding relevant qualification as prescribed, apart from the above.

c) Proof of having passed Punjabi at Matriculation level or equivalent.

d) Certificate, issued by the Competent Authority, to support a claim for the reserved category if any.

e) No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Head of Department/Office concerned, in case of candidates, who are serving government employees.

Note: The candidates, whose documents uploaded with the Application Form match with the original presented on the spot during document scrutiny, shall be eligible to undergo the Physical Measurement Test (PMT).

3. Physical Measurement Test

Candidates applying for vacancies in different cadres should be of the below

mentioned minimum prescribed height for being eligible for the post in that cadre:

CadreMinimum Height required
 MaleFemale
District Police5’ 7” (5 feet 7 inches)5’ 2” (5 feet 2 inches)
Armed Police5’ 7” (5 feet 7 inches)5’ 2” (5 feet 2 inches)
Investigation5’ 5” (5 feet 5 inches)5’ 1” (5 feet 1 inch)
Intelligence Cadre5’ 5” (5 feet 5 inches)5’ 1” (5 feet 1 inch)

4. Physical Screening Test

The Physical Screening Test (PST) shall be qualifying in nature and shall comprise

of the following events:

4.1 For District Police and Armed Police cadres:

CandidateEvents in the Physical Screening Test
For Male Candidates (excluding Ex-Servicemen)(a) 1600 meters run to be completed in 7:00 minutes (only one chance)
(b) Long Jump 3.65 meters (3 chances)
(c) High Jump 1.10 meters (3 chances)
For Ex-Servicemen Male Candidates of age upto and including 35 years(a) 1400 meters walk and run to be completed in 09 minutes (only one chance)(b) 10 Sit-ups within 2 minutes
For Ex-Servicemen Male Candidates of age more than 35 years(a) 1400 meters walk and run to be completed in 12 minutes (only one chance)(b) 10 Sit-ups within 3 minutes
For Female Candidates(a) 800 meters run to be completed in 5 minutes (only one chance) 
(b) Long Jump 3 meters (3 chances)(c) High Jump 0.90 meters (3 chances)

4.2 For Intelligence & Investigation Cadres

CandidateEvents in the Physical Screening Test
For Male Candidates (except Ex-Servicemen of and above 35 years)(a) 800 meters run to be completed in 4:00 minutes (only one chance)
(b) Long Jump 2.75 meters (3 chances)
(c) High Jump 0.90 meters (3 chances)
For Ex-Servicemen Male Candidates (35 years and above)(a) 800 meters run/walk to be completed in 06 minutes (only one chance)
For Female Candidates(a) 400 meters run to be completed in 2:00 minutes(only one chance)
(b) Long Jump 1.80 meters (3 chances)
(c) High Jump 0.75 meters (3 chances)

Note 1: Candidates shall be required to qualify all the events for the particular category to which she/he belongs. Failure to qualify any one event for that particular category shall disqualify the candidate.

Note 2: Physical Measurement standards and events for Physical Screening Test with respect to the wife or dependent child of an Ex-Serviceman or grandchild of a gallantry award winner shall be the same as that for candidates, who are not ex-servicemen.

Note 3: A candidate, who has applied for recruitment to posts in cadres with different Physical Screening parameters, shall be required to appear in two different Physical Screening Tests to be conducted on two different dates, subject to her/his fulfilling other eligibility requirements. Candidates shall be required to qualify all events of the Physical Screening Test meant for a particular cadre, as mentioned above, on the assigned date.

Note 4: Candidates may note that random testing may be undertaken to rule out the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Candidates randomly selected for such test(s) Shall have to provide the required biological sample as instructed. Refusal to provide such a biological sample shall disqualify a candidate and make him/her Ineligible for selection.

Punjab Police SI Recruitment 2021 | Syllabus For Paper 1 & Paper 2

SubjectSyllabus Topics
General AwarenessIndian Constitution and its features
Central and State LegislatureExecutive & Local Government Institutions
Judicial Institutions
History & Culture of India and PunjabScience & Technology, Indian Economy
Geography & EnvironmentCurrent Affairs (National and International) including legal developments
Awareness of issues concerning Diversity
Ethics & vulnerable sections of society 
Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical SkillsNumbers & their relations
Simplification
Decimals and fractions
Ratios and Proportions
Percentage
Average (Mean, Mode, Median)
Profit & Loss
Simple & Compound Interest
Time and work, time and distance
Mensuration
Speed, time, and distance
PunjabiPunjabi Language skills that includes sentence completion and sentence structuring
Error Detection
Vocabulary (Synonyms/Antonyms, One Substitution etc.)
Reading Comprehension/Passage
Translation from English to Punjabi
Precis Skills
Fill in the blanks
Logical & Analytical Reasoning Data InterpretationStatements & Conclusions
Number and Letter Series
Sequencing
Missing number Pattern Completion
Order and Ranking
Direction and Distances
Data Sufficiency
Puzzles
Classification & Analogy
CalendarsRelationships Problems
Coding & Decoding
Verbal Reasoning
Non-Verbal reasoning
Legal reasoning
Data Interpretation
Digital Literacy & AwarenessFundamentals of Computers
Basics of Operating Systems
Computer Hardware
MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
Internet & Worldwide web
Social Media Platforms
Web Search engines
VoIP communication
Mobile Phones (basic conceptual knowledge Instant messaging Applications -WhatsApp etc.
Basics of Data Encryption
Basics of Cyber Security
EnglishEnglish Language skills including Sentence Completion and Structuring
Error Detection
Vocabulary (Synonyms/Word Substitution. Antonyms etc.)
Reading Comprehension/Passage
Translation from Punjabi to English
Precis Skills
Fill in the blanks

Punjab Police SI Recruitment Notification 2021 | Application Process

Application Fees

CategoryApplication Fee (Rs)Examination Fee (Rs)Total (Rs)
General7008001500
Ex-Servicemen(ESM) of Punjab State only/Lineal Descendants of ESM7000700
SC/ST of all States and Backward Classes of Punjab State only700200900
Economically Weaker Sections(EWS)700200900

How To Apply Online For Punjab Police SI Exam?

Documents Required Before Applying For Punjab Police SI Exam

Before starting to fill-up the online application form, candidates must keep the following information/documents ready (including scanned copies of documents to be uploaded) as the candidates would be required to upload the requisite documents, as applicable, in the online Application Form:

• Personal details

• Valid and active E-mail ID

• Valid and active mobile number for receiving SMS

• Any two ID proofs (Passport, Voter I-Card, Driving License, PAN Card)

• Matriculation certificate for proof of age

• Details/certificates pertaining to requisite educational qualifications, including that for the Punjabi language

• Certificates issued by the Competent Authority for claiming the benefit of reservation, if applicable.

• Online payment Facility such as internet banking, debit/credit card etc.

• Scanned recent (not older than 3 months) passport size photo against a white background (maximum 50-200 KB size in JPEG format). The photograph should be as per the guidelines given on the website, www.passportindia.gov.in.

• Scanned signatures (maximum 50-200 KB in JPEG format)

Steps To Apply Online For Punjab Police SI Exam

  • Visit the official website of Punjab Police and click on the recruitment link.
  • The next step is to apply for Punjab Police SI 2021 exam. 
  • Register for Punjab Police SI by clicking on the given registration link.
  • In the registration process, fill up all your basic details asked & then submit the application form after verifying all the details mentioned in the application form.
  • Once you have submitted the registration form for Punjab Police, a registration number and password will be sent to your registered email and mobile number. 
  • Login using the registration number and password to complete the application form. 
  • Fill up your education details, communication address, and other important details asked. Carefully fill all the asked details and verify the details twice.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Pay the application fee as per your category as mentioned below. 
  • Lastly, take a print out of the application form for future reference.

Punjab Police Sub Inspector Recruitment 2021 Salary

All the candidates who will be able to clear the final process and will be appointed as Punjab Police Sub Inspector in various cadres of Punjab Police will be given a salary of Rs. 35,400/- (minimum pay admissible) at Level 6 of the 7th CPC/Pay Matrix.

However, the selected candidates will have to remain on probation for a period of 3 years. During these 3 years, only minimum pay admissible will be paid. No increment annual increment and any other allowances except traveling allowance will be given to the candidates.

Punjab Police Sub Inspector Recruitment 2021 | Minimum Qualifying Marks

After the normalization process is done for Punjab Police SI candidates have to obtain the mentioned below minimum qualifying marks to appear for the next stage of the selection process. 

CategoryQualifying marks (in each individual paper)
General30%
SC, ST, EWS25%
Ex-servicemen 25%

Punjab Police SI Recruitment Notification 2021 Admit Card

Candidates applying for the Punjab Police SI exam will be given the exam date, venue, time to appear for the exam. All the candidates have to bring one ID proof with original ID proof.

FAQs

How many vacancies are there for Punjab Police Sub Inspector (SI) recruitment 2021?

A total of 560 vacancies are available for Punjab Police SI recruitment.

What is the exam date for Punjab Police SI?

Punjab Police SI CBT will be conducted between 17 to 31 August 2021

How many papers will be there for Punjab Police SI written exam?

Punjab Police SI will have two papers for the CBT to be held on the same date.

Can female candidates apply for the Punjab Police SI 2021 recruitment?

Yes, both male and female candidates can apply for the Punjab Police SI recruitment 2021.

What is the salary of Sub Inspector in Punjab police?

Punjab Police Sub Inspector in various cadres of Punjab Police will be given a salary of Rs. 35,400/- (minimum pay admissible) at Level 6 of the 7th CPC/Pay Matrix.


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