UP Police Constable Exam- Events, Dates, Vacancy, Eligibility Criteria

Due to the global pandemic, the official notification of the UP Constable Exam 2021 has not yet been released by the UP police. However, it will be soon released on the official website of UPPRB regarding the recruitment of competent and eligible candidates for the UP Police Constable Post (Constable Civil Police and Constable or PAC). 

The UP Police Constable Exam will be conducted by Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board, Lucknow. Aspirants who wish to be a part of the Uttar Pradesh Police should apply online for the UP Police Constable Exam once the official notification is released by the UPPRPB. The UP Police Constable Recruitment is a four-stage selection process consisting of a Written Exam, Document Verification, Physical Measurement Tests, and Physical Efficiency Tests. Go through this article to know more about the UP Constable Exam.

UP Police Constable Recruitment Important Events And Dates

EventImportant Dates
Notification DateNot Yet Notified/ Announced
Application Starting DateNot Yet Notified/ Announced
Last Date to ApplyNot Yet Notified/ Announced
Written Exam DateNot Yet Notified/ Announced
Admit Card Released Date10 to 15 Days Before Exam Date
Result Date for PrelimsNot Yet Notified/ Announced

Note: UPPRPB will soon announce all the necessary dates related to respective events on their Official Website.

UP Police Constable Exam Vacancy

The Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board (UPPRPB) has not yet released vacancies available for the UP Police Constable posts 2021. The vacancy will be announced category-wise for each of the posts under UP Police Constable Posts. 

Based on previous years’ vacancies, the total number of vacancies expected for the UP Police Constable Recruitment will be more than 49000. For reference, last years’ vacancies data is given below to provide an idea or knowledge about the expected-UP Police Constable Vacancy 2021. In 2019, UPPRPB announced 49,568 vacancies. The post wise number of vacancies under each category for 2019 recruitment is given below:

Post NameGeneral VacanciesOther Backward Class VacanciesScheduled Caste VacanciesScheduled Tribe VacanciesTotalVacancies
UP Police Constable (Civil Police)156818467658562731360
UP Police Constable (Pradeshik Armed Constabulary)91044916382436418208
Total Vacancies24785150521040999149568

Note: The Vacancy details for the UP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 are awaited.

Eligibility Criteria For Applying For UP Police Constable Recruitment

Candidates fulfilling all the necessary eligibility criteria are eligible to apply for the exam. The Eligibility Criteria to apply for the UP Police Constable Exam are as follows:

  • Educational Qualifications 

To apply for the UP Police Constable post, the candidate must have a degree of Higher Secondary Examination from a Recognized Education Board. 

  • Age Limit

The minimum of any candidate must be 18. The maximum age for general category male candidates is 22 years and for female candidates is 25 years. However for, Reserved categories candidates, there is an age relaxation of 3 years. 

Category Minimum Age LimitMaximum Age Limit
Other Backward Class (OBC) Schedule Cast (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST) Male Candidates18 Years28 Years
Other Backward Class (OBC) Schedule Cast (SC)/ Schedule Tribes (ST) Female Candidates18 Years31 Years
  • Nationality

 Aspiring candidates of  Indian Origin can only apply for the UP Police Constable Postsrest all are ineligible.

How To Apply For The UP Police Constable Exam 2021

 Candidates can go through  the below-mentioned steps to apply  for the UP Constable Exam:

  1. First, go to the official Website of the Uttar Pradesh Recruitment and Promotion Board, Lucknow.
  2. Now, search for the  “Notice”  link on the Home Page of the Website.
  3. Now under the “Notice” Link, find the “UP Police Constable Exam” link, and click on the same. 
  4. A new page will open, and now on that page, fill in the input details as required in the application form. Details shall be cross-checked with spelling mistakes, if any.
  5. Now upload scanned and verified copy of passport size photo and copy of signature in JPEG format as per instructions given and click on submit.
  6. After filling the application form, candidates can then pay the application fee and make the final submission.
  7. Now click and download the same in pdf format and take printouts of the same for use. Make sure that printout is clear.

Application Fee For The UP Police Constable Exam 2021

The application fee for the UP Constable Exam varies as per the categories of candidates, and for some categories it is nil. The candidates can pay the same through the online mode. The fee details are:

General / Other Backward Class (OBC) INR 400
Schedule Cast (SC)/Schedule Tribes (ST)NA

Note: Under any circumstances, the application fee, once paid, will not be refunded by the UPPRPB 


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UP Police Constable Exam Selection Process And Pattern 2021

The selection process of the UP Police Constable is carried out in 4 stages or steps by the UPPRPB. Selection for the next step or stage depends upon the performances made by the candidates appearing in exams and their overall performances in different stages of exams as follows: 

1. Written Exams

  • The written exam is the first stage of the selection process 
  • The exam is conducted for a total of 300 marks having 150 questions (2 marks for each)
  • The subjects under the test cover General Hindi, General Knowledge, Numerical & Mental Ability Test, and Mental Aptitude/Intelligence/Reasoning. 
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
  • The Exam will be conducted in both Hindi and English languages.

UP Police Constable Written Exam Pattern 

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
General Knowledge3876
General Hindi3774
Numerical & Mental Ability Test3876
Mental Aptitude /Intelligence /Reasoning3774

2. Document Verification

All candidates who qualified for the written exam will be called for the document verification round. Candidates must submit or produce the certificates as uploaded at the time of registration for the UP Police Constable Exam. The documents the candidates need to produce will be of educational qualification, category certificate, etc. Once the candidates provide the required documents and are approved by the selection board, they will be called for the next stage of the selection process. The documents are as follows:

  • Educational Certificates
  • Voter ID Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Driving License
  • PAN Card
  • Caste Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport-size photograph
  • Employment Registration Certificate
  • Other Relevant Documents 

3. Physical Measurement Test

The candidate will be called for a physical measurement test after the document verification round of the UP Police Constable Exam. Candidates who meet the parameters set by the Recruitment Board will qualify for this round and be called for the final stage of the selection process. Candidates can have a look at the Physical Standard test for both male and female candidates under each category:

Physical Standard Test for Male Candidates General / Other Backward Class (OBC) / Schedule Castes (SC)Schedule Tribes (ST)
Minimum height168 cm160 cm
Chest measurement79 cm (without expansion)
84 cm (with expansion)
77 cm (without expansion)
82 cm (with expansion)
Physical Standard Test for Female Candidates General / Other Backward Class (OBC) / Schedule Castes (SC)Schedule Tribes (ST)
Minimum height152 cm147 cm
Minimum Weight40 Kg40 Kg

4. Physical Efficiency Test

In the final stage of the selection of the UP Police Constable Exam, the process Board will check the Physical fitness of the candidates as per the given tasks. Candidates performing all the tasks per the required parameters will be eligible and selected for the UP Police ConstableCandidates can have a look at the Physical Efficiency test for both male and female candidates. 

Candidates DistanceTime Limit
Female2.4 Km14 Minutes
Male4.8 Km25 Minutes

UP Police Constable Salary and Job Profile

Candidates applying for the post of the UP Police Constable need to be aware of the salary and work culture before applying for the post.

Salary Structure Of The UP Police Constable

  • Candidates clearing all the stages of selection will be considered eligible for the job and will get the pay as per the 7th  Pay Commission. Same pay under the probation period also.
  • Salary package for UP Police Constable per annum under 7th Pay Commission stands at INR 3.6 Lacs to INR 4.8 Lacs. The monthly average salary ranges between INR 30,000 to INR 40,000.
  • Allowances like Dearness Allowance (DA), Leave Encashment, Facility House Rent Allowance (HRA), Medical Allowance, Admissibility, Quantum, and Commutation, Travel Allowance (TA), Detachment Allowance, High Altitude Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance will be given.

Job Profile Of UP Police Constable

The candidate getting selected has to perform the below-mentioned duties as UP Police Constable.

  • The prime duty is to lodge an FIR (First Information Report).
  • Help the senior police officers in the investigation of a case.
  • Act as the Patrolling guards at regular intervals.
  • To keep watch over the area allotted to them.
  • To perform the necessary paperwork in the police station.
  • Other duties of a UP Police Constable may include police verification, traffic police duty (if needed), VIP security, etc.

UP Police Constable Probation Period

Candidates selected will have to go for a probation period of 2 years. Under a Probation period of 2 years, candidates will be provided with training and gain working knowledge and experiences regarding their job. Pay Scale will be as per the 7th Pay Commission.

 Exam Syllabus 2021 For UP Police Constable Exam

The  subject wise detailed syllabus  for the UP Police Constable Exam is given below for aspiring candidates to give a brief idea about the syllabus:

SubjectsTopic to covered Under each Subject
General KnowledgeIndia and its adjacent countries
Scientific Progress/DevelopmentNational/International Awards
Indian Languages
Sports-Athlete such as essential knowledge
General HindiQuestions & Answer from the Passage
Title of the Passage
Letter Writing
Word Knowledge
Use of Words
One Word Substitutions
Sentence Correction
Idioms Phrases
Numerical AptitudeNumber System
Decimal & Fraction
Ratio & Proportion
Profit & Loss
Simple Interest and Compound Interest
Time & Work
Use of Table & Graph
Mental Ability TestLogical Diagrams
Symbol-Relationship Interpretation
Perception Test
Word formation Test
Letter and number series
Word and alphabet Analogy
Common Sense Test
Letter and number coding
Direction sense Test
Logical interpretation of data
Forcefulness of argument
Determining implied meanings
Mental AptitudePublic Interest
Law & Order
Communal Harmony
Crime Control
Rule of Law
Ability of Adaptability
Professional Information (Basic level)
Police System
Contemporary Police Issues & Law and order
Basic Law
Interest in Profession
Mental Toughness
Sensitivity towards minorities and underprivileged
Gender sensitivity
Intelligence QuotientRelationship and Analogy Test
Spotting out the dissimilar
Series Completion
Direction Sense Test
Blood Relation
Problems based on the alphabet
Time sequence test
Venn Diagram and chart type test
Mathematical ability Test
Arranging in order
Space visualization
Analysis and Judgment
Visual memory
Arithmetic reasoning
Verbal and figure classification
Arithmetical number series
Abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships
Arithmetical computations and other analytical functions

UP Police Constable Exam Cutoff

After the UP Constable Exam is conducted, within the stipulated time after declaration of the result official site will publish the cut-off for UP Police Constable Exam 2021. The cut-off can also be downloaded by the candidates from the official website of the UP Police. Candidates can refer to the previous year’s cut-off and expected for the current year based on the previous year to get an estimated idea about the cut-off marks. 

 Expected UP Police Constable Exam Cutoff 2021

CategoryCut Off Marks

Steps To Check UP Police Constable Exam Cutoff For 2021

 Candidates are required to follow the below-mentioned steps to check UP Police Constable Cut-off: –

1. Go to the official website of the UPPRPB.

2. Then, on the Home Page, go to the “Notice” section, click on it and now find “Results and merit list” and click on it.

3. Look for the link  “UP Police Constable Cut-off for 2021” under the”Result and Merit list” tab

4. Open the link, and a PDF file will open up. Download the same for use.

How To Download UP Police Constable Exam Admit Card 2021

After announcing the examination date, the UPPRPB will soon (10 to 15 days before the exam date) release the admit card for UP Police Constable Exam on its official website. Candidates can download the admit card from the official website.  

The steps to download Admit Card from the website: –

1. The first step is to visit the official website of UPPRPB 

2. Then, on the Home Page, go to the “Notice” section, click on it, and now find “Admit cards”.

3. After this, click on the Admit Card option and search for the UP Police Constable Exam Admit Card 2021 link under it.

4. Click on the link and enter the details like application ID and password.

5. At last, click the Submit button. The Admit Card for the UP Constable Exam will get open in PDF format. Download it and take a clear printout for use.

Note: Candidates must verify all the details mentioned on the Admit card to avoid discrepancies or contingencies in future exams or stages. In case of any discrepancies found candidate can refer concerned authorities for correction of any such mistakes.

UP Police Constable Exam Results 2021 

The results for UP Police Constable Exam will be available on the UPPRPB official website. Candidates can check and download the same from there.


We hope this article helped you in knowing the details about the UP Police Constable ExamMore information will be updated with the official announcement, so be sure to keep a lookout for the updated dates for the exam. Start preparing for the exam with the utmost care by following the syllabus and examination pattern. Be sure to keep a check on the UP Constable Exam cutoff marks of the previous year, so you can study and prepare as per the exam requirements. 


What is the minimum age limit to sitting for the UP Police Constable Exam?

The candidate should be at least 18 years old to sit for the  UP Police Constable Exam.

What is the minimum educational qualification eligibility for the UP Police Constable Exam?

Candidate must have passed 10 plus 2 (Intermediate) class, equivalent to a recognized board applying for the UP Police Constable post.

How many stages are there in the selection process of the UP Police Constable?

The UP Police Constable Exam is a four-stage selection process.

What is the language medium for the UP Constable Exam? 

The UP Constable Exam will be conducted in English and Hindi.

Is there a negative marking in UP Police Constable Exam?

Yes, for every wrong answer, 0.25 of the marks will be deducted

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