Punjab Police Recruitment 2024, Notification Released for 1796 Vacancies, Apply Online

Punjab Police has released an official advertisement regarding the Constable Recruitment in 2024. A total of 1796 vacancies are up for fill. The application window will be live from 14th March to 4th April 2024. If you are going to fill for this recruitment, you must adhere to the eligibility criteria and important guidelines introduced by Punjab Police to avoid any discrepancies in the application process.

Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024

On February 29, 2024, The Punjab Police Department issued a detailed notification on their official website regarding their upcoming recruitment of 2024. According to the official notification brochure released, there are 1796 vacancies to fill. Candidates interested in the Constable post can submit their application. The first selection stage for this exam will be the Computer Based Test, which will be conducted online. For completed information, you can download the official notification from the link given below.

Exam NamePunjab Police Constable 2024
Post NameConstable
Total Vacancies1796
Notification Release Date29th February 2024
Application Start & Deadline14th March – 4th April 2024
AuthorityPunjab Police Department
Apply LinkClick Here

Punjab Police Constable Vacancy 2024

According to the official advertisement released, there are 1796 vacancies for the constable post. Check the table given below for a detailed breakthrough of vacancies:

Constable vacancies in District Police Cadre (without sportspersons):

CategoryNo. of vacanciesVacancies reserved for women (out of the total given in column-ii)
General/Open/Unreserved410117
Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikhs, Punjab10040
Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab10040
Backward Classes, Punjab10040
Ex-Serviceman (General), Punjab7040
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab200
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab200
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab200
Wards of Police Personnel207
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab10030
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab103
Total970317

Constable vacancies in Army Police Cadre (without sportspersons):

CategoryNo. of vacanciesVacancies reserved for women (out of the total given in column-ii)
General/Open/Unreserved32894
Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikhs, Punjab8032
Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab8032
Backward Classes, Punjab8032
Ex-Serviceman (General), Punjab5632
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Balmiki/Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab160
Ex-Serviceman Scheduled Castes Ramdasia & Others, Punjab160
Ex-Serviceman Backward Classes, Punjab160
Wards of Police Personnel165
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab8024
Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab82
Total776253

Eligibility Criteria for Punjab Police Recruitment 2024

Before applying for the Punjab Police Recruitment, ensure your eligibility for the vacancies, typically determined by educational background and age limits set by the department.

Educational Qualification:
  • 10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized Education Board/University.
  • For Ex-Servicemen, the minimum educational qualification shall be Matriculation with Punjabi as one of the elective subjects.
Age Limit

The minimum age required as of January 1st, 2024, is 18 years, while the maximum age limit is 28 years.

Age Relaxation
  • Residents of Punjab belonging to Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes have a relaxation of up to five years in the upper age limit.
  • Their maximum age is set at 33 years as of January 1st, 2024.
  • Ex-servicemen from Punjab can deduct their military service duration from their actual age.
  • If the resultant age remains within three years of the maximum age limit, they are eligible.
  • Regular employees of the Punjab Government or other State/Central Governments are entitled to a five-year relaxation in the upper age limit.
  • Their maximum age is also set at 33 years as of January 1st, 2024.

Physical Measurements for Punjab Police Recruitment 2024

You must meet the below given height standard as per the rule by Punjab police to qualify for Constable:

  • Male: 5 feet 7 inches (170.2 cm).
  • Female: 5 feet 2 inches (157.5 cm).

Punjab Police Application Fee 2024

Before your application submission, you’ll be prompted to pay a nominal application fee for verification. Payment methods include UPI, Bank Transfer, Credit/Debit Card, etc. Refer to the table below for further details:

CategoryApplication Fee (Rs)Examination Fee (Rs)Total Fee (Rs)
General5006501150
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) of Punjab State only/Lineal Descendants of ESM5000500
SC/ST of all States and Backward Classes of Punjab State only500150650
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)500150650

Punjab Police Constable Selection Process 2024

There will be a total of 3 stages in the Punjab Police Exam 2024, Candidates who qualify for all three will be appointed for the Constable post. These stages are as follows:

  • Common Computer Based (CBT), Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Physical Screening Test (PST) and Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  • Document Verification

FAQs on Punjab Police Recruitment 2024

Will there be any negative marking in Punjab Police Exam 2024?

No, there will be no marks deducted for wrong answers in Punjab Police Constable Exam 2024.

How can I apply for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024?

Interested candidates can apply online for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2024 at punjabpolice.gov.in.