Punjab Police Recruitment 2018 : 10000 Constable Sub-Inspector Jobs

Looking for Government Jobs in Punjab Police. Here is the Complete List of Upcoming Punjab Police Recruitment 2018.

If you are looking for Government Jobs in Punjab in 2018 and that too in the Police Department, then we have some good news for you. In this Upcoming month (Most Probably by March 2018), Punjab Police will announce Bumper vacancies for Constable and Sub-Inspector Posts. If you have been following the Recruitment's announced by Punjab Police, then you might be aware that It was only in 2016 that Punjab Police had conducted the Recruitment Drives.

In 2017, No major vacancies Or posts were advertised and Now everyone is waiting for the announcement of Punjab Police Recruitment in 2018. This is not exactly known when the Posts will be announced, but there is every likely hood that Punjab Police shall announce the vacancies by March 2018. If, you are interested to apply for Constable and Sub Inspector posts in Punjab Police, then you should start your preparation, as early as possible, as quite a large No. of applicants are expected to appear in this exam.

Moreover, Punjab Police is facing acute shortage of Police Personnel, and this is why Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has to intervene and Direct the authorities to Fast Track the Recruitment of Constables and Sub-Inspectors in Punjab Police. Applicants willing to apply for Punjab Police Recruitment 2018 are advised to start their preparation right now and this time, recruitment is expected to be very much competitive.

In this post, we will share the Complete Details of Upcoming Punjab Police Recruitment 2018. We will discuss the Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates, Selection Process and How and Where to apply for these posts

How many vacancies will be announced in 2018?

If we go by the media reports of May 2017 (Hindustan Times), then there are at least 4000 vacancies to be filled up in the Punjab Police Department. It is not yet clear, out of these 4000 vacancies, how many are for Constable and Sub -Inspector Posts.

 The Directions regarding the filling of these 4000 posts in Punjab Police is given by the Chief Minister Captian Amrinder Singh Ji.

Chairing a meeting of Home and Police Department Officials, Singh also directed to ensure, the annual hiring of 2000 Police personnel to fill the vacancies created by the retirement of Police staff every year.

However, the exact No. of vacancies will be known only when the Official Notification is announced. So, to know the exact No. of vacancies in the Police Department, you have to wait for some more time.

When Punjab Police Recruitment 2018 will be announced?

Well, there is Fixed Calendar, as such that details the Dates of Upcoming Punjab Police Recruitment. Even 6 months have passed since the Punjab CM has given the Directions for releasing the posts. It is understandable, that before releasing the posts, there is a lot of Paperwork, including District wise collection of vacancies,  constituting the Police Recruitment Board, getting approvals etc.

We have made this page to share the Dates of Upcoming Punjab Police Recruitment. It is pertinent to mention that that as soon as vacancies will be referred to the Police Police Recruitment Board (PRB), they will be immediately announced.

However, for more updated information on Upcoming Punjab Police posts, you are requested to keep checking the Official Punjab Police Website in this regard. Once the Dates will be officially announced, we will update the same on this page.

1) Date of announcement of Public Police Notification: March 2018

2) Date of  Physical Test: June / July 2018

Who can apply for Punjab Police Recruitment 2018?

Applicants willing to apply for various Jobs in Punjab Police for the post of Constables and Sub-Inspectors should meet the below-mentioned eligibility conditions

1) Post: Constables

Age Limit: Applicants willing to apply for Constable posts in Punjab Police, should have their Age between 18 to 28 years. The Cut off Date for Determining the Age criteria is 1st Jan 2018.

Educational Qualifications: Applicants must have passed the 12th Class from any recognized Board Or University in India. Along with this, the applicant should have passed Punjabi as a Subject in Matriculation.

In case of Ex-Serviceman candidates, the minimum Qualification is only Matriculation.

Note: Applicants must have the required Qualification, on or before the Date of Advertisement of these posts.

2) Post: Sub-Inspector

Age Limit: Applicant should be aged between 18 years and the maximum age should not exceed 28 years. The cutoff  Date for Determining the Age criteria is 1st Jan 2016.

Education Qualification: Applicant willing to apply for the post of Sub-Inspector, should have completed Graduation in any discipline from a recognized Indian University. Apart from this, the applicant should have passed the 10th Class with Punjabi as a Subject (Elective Or Compulsory).

Physical Standards: Apart from Education Qualifications, applicants are also required to full fill the height requirements

i) For Males, height should be 5 feet and 7 inches
ii) For Females, height should be 5 feet and 3 inches.

Selection Process

Punjab Police does the hiring of staff through Transparent Recruitment Process only ie there is no scope for any unfair means, the undue advantage to anyone.

DOPE Test: All those applicants before appearing for PMT, shall have to undergo a Dope test (Drug Addiction test)  under the supervision of concerned Officials of Health Department. DOPE test is mandatory for both Constable as well as SI posts.

Here is the Selection Process for Constable and Sub-Inspector posts in Punjab Police.

1) Constables: Selection Process for the Recruitment of Constables in Punjab Police comprises of Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Screening Test and Interview (Personality Test).

i) Physical Measurement Test: In the PMT, applicants are to be screened for Height.  Required height to apply for Constable posts is

  • Males: 5'7"
  • Females: 5'3"
ii) Physical Screening Test: Only those candidates who pass the Physical Measurement Test (PMT), will be called for a Physical Screening test, that comprises of a list of  Physical Activities.

iii) Personality Test: The Final step in the hiring process comprises of Personality test. Only those candidates who have passed the PMT and PST, will be called for the Interview.

Selection Process for Sub-Inspectors in Punjab Police 

The Selection process for the Recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in Punjab Police comprises of 

1) Physical Tests ( Drug Addiction test, Physical Screening test and Physical Measurement test)
2) Written test of 100 Marks
3) Interview cum Personality test ( 15 Marks)

1) Physical test: Physical test comprises of a series of Physical Examinations, determining the General well being of candidates

Before taking part in the selection process, candidates are checked medically for Drug Addiction test. Those clearing this medical test, are to be allowed for further stages of Examination

i) Physical Screening test: It comprises of a series of tests given as below

  • 1600 meters race to be completed on 6 minutes and 30 seconds
  • Long Jump 3.8 meters (3 Chances)
  • High Jump (1.15 meters) (3 Chances)

ii) Physical Measurement Test: Only those candidates who qualify the PST will be called for Physical Measurement Test (PMT), in which candidates are screened for Height

iii) Written test: Those candidates who qualify the PST and PMT, will have to appear in the Written test of 100 Marks. Written Exam comprises of Objective Type Questions. The Syllabus for Written test will be updated soon after the announcement of Official Recruitment Notification

iv) Interview: The Final stage in the Recruitment process comprises of Interview of 25 Marks only. Candidates will be called for the Interview on the basis of their performance in the Written test.

The Final Merit comprises of Marks obtained in the Written test and Interviews taken together.

How to Apply?

If you full fill the Punjab Police Eligibility criteria for Constable ad Sub-Inspector posts, then you should apply for Punjab Police Recruitment 2018

However, before applying make sure you full fill the eligibility conditions, as specified in the Official Recruitment Notification.

Online Application: Punjab Police Department, accepts applications through online mode only. 

For accepting the online applications, Punjab Police had made a special Website with the name (http://punjabpolicerecruitment.in/) for accepting the online forms.

The Exact process for submitting the online form will be given in the Official Notification itself.


This is an exclusive page, to provide updates for Upcoming Punjab Police Recruitment 2018. Once there is any Recruitment Notification announced by Punjab Police in future, we will update on this page.

In case you have any Queries, related to Upcoming Jobs in Punjab Police, do ask us through the Comments section below.


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