Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2016

By | July 5, 2016

Punjab Police Constable RecruitmentPunjab Police Constable Recruitment 2016: Punjab Police Department has announced the vacancies of male and female constables. Constables will be appointed in district police cadre and Armed police cadre in Punjab state. Pay band of 10300-34800/- is admissible to the candidate after selection. Read this article to know all about the application form , eligibility and exam pattern details.Those who are willing to join Punjab police can fill the form. Must check the eligibility conditions before applying for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2016.

Significant dates of Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2016

Activity Date
Commencement of application form 31 May 2016
Last date to apply 21 June 2016
Last date for deposit of application fee 23 June 2016

Vacancy details of Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2016

Gender District Police Cadre Armed Police Cadre Total
Male 3751 2501 6252
female 1164 0 1164
Total 4915 2501 7416

Reservation of Seats: As per the Punjab Government rules reservation will be given to candidates.

  • ST/SC: 21%
  • OBC: 10%
  • EXS(Gen): 7%
  • EXS(SC): 4 %
  • EXS(OBC): 2%
  • Police Personnel : 2%
  • Freedom Fighter: 1%
  • Sportsperson: 3%

Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2016

Candidates are liable to post anywhere in Punjab or India after the selection. Order of Director general of police will be imposed. As per the requirement and experience candidate will be posted to any place. candidate can not deny.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Educational Qualification:Applicant should be a +12 pass from any recognised Board of India. He/She must possess valid mark-sheet,Degree certificate. In class 12 candidate must have studied Punjabi as one of the subjects If a candidate has not studied Punjabi then he/she has to clear Punjabi language test within a period of two years after the appointment.  In the case of EXS candidate  must be +10 pass.
  • Nationality:Candidate should be Indian Citizen or in the case of migration, the candidate must possess the migration certificate.
  • Age:Candidate should be at least 18 years old and not above 28 years. Candidates belonging to reserved category will be given some age relaxation.

Relaxation of Upper age limit

Category Age relaxation
ST/SC 5 years
OBC 5 years


3 years
Person domiciled in J& K during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years

Application form

  • The application form shall be filed online only. Application form field will be displayed in English and Punjabi.
  • Visit the Punjab police website to fill the form. Click on new registration.
  • Fill all the details required , after submitting the form candidate will get a unique registration id and password. Keep it safe.

Punjab Police Constable Admit Card 2016 –  Those who apply successfully for this recruitment will be allowed to admit card from the website. The candidate has to fill Registration ID and password to download the hall ticket. We will provide you with a link here after the release of admit card.

Physical Standard

Gender Minimum Height
Male 5 Feet 7 Inches
Female 5 Feet 3 Inches

Selection Process –  Range Recruitment board shall conduct the recruitment male candidate at each range headquarter and zonal recruitment board will conduct the exam for recruiting female candidate at each zonal headquarter. Physical measurement test and physical screening test shall be conducted in one day. Candidate will apply at a zonal /range/Commissionerate recruiting centre for the test.which include PST, PMT and interview test.

Substance abuse /Drug addiction test –  Male and female both has to undergo the substance abuse/drug addiction test , it will be held on various Range/Zonal / commissioner  recruitment centre before the conduction of PMT, PST tests.Health department of Punjab state will take this test. Those who clear the Substance test will be entitled to appear in PMT and PST.

Physical Measurement test (PMT): Those who fit in the eligibility conditions including age, educational qualification and nationality will be screened for height . Those who found to be fulfilling the height criteria will be further called for the Physical screening test.

Physical screening test: It is a qualifying nature test.The candidate has to pass all test to get selected otherwise selection board will disqualify the candidate from the selection process.Punjab Police Constable Recruitment






Marking System in Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2016

Height marks:Candidate male/female will be awarded marks as per his/her height. Check out the table mentioned below to know about the marking decided by selection committee.

For Male – 

Height Marks
5 Foot 7 Inches 10
5 Foot 8 Inches 11
5 Foot 9 Inches 12
5 Foot 10 Inches 13
5 Foot 11 Inches 14
6 Foot or above 15

For Female

Height Marks
5 Foot 3 Inches 10
5 Foot 4 Inches 11
5 Foot 5 Inches 12
5 Foot 6 Inches 13
5 Foot 7 Inches 14
5 Foot 8 Inches or above 15


Marks as per the +12 Class performance –  These marks will be given to all candidates except the Ex-servicemen. Refer to the table mentioned below to get an idea about the marks. The aspirant has to fill total marks by him/her and maximum marks of the exam in the application form carefully. Because on the basis of it, marks will be given to candidates. As per the 13% quota given to EXS for constable (male) two marks would be awarded.

Marks % in 12 Board Marks
Up to or Equal to 40% 10
>40% and less than equal to 50% 11
>50% and less than equal to 60% 12
>60% and less than equal to the 70% 13
>70% and less than equal to 80% 14
Above 80% 15


Interview / personality test for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2016

The candidate who gets through all the above-mentioned tests will be called for next round called Interview/ personality test.Central recruitment board will combine list submitted by the zonal/ range/ commissioner recruitment board and shall make a state-wise merit list.List for each of these will be made-

  • District police cadre male
  • District police cadre female
  • Armed police cadre male

From the list, selection board will pick a candidate for the interview round. The decision of the board will be assumed final , a candidate can not challenge it.At the time of the interview, the candidate has to take relevant certificate along with him/her. Original documents and the self-attested copy will be required. The selection board will check the originality of certificate , in the case of fraud candidature of the candidate will be cancelled for the lifetime.

Punjab Police Constable Recruitment Result 2016 –  The central recruitment board will generate the merit list of candidates. Final seal of approval will be marked by DGP Punjab. The final result will be uploaded on official webiste:www.punjabpolice.gov.in.

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