WB Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 Notification, Apply Online

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WB Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 Notification: The West Bengal Police (WBP) Recruitment Board has initiated a recruitment drive for individuals aspiring to join the Kolkata Police Department. This drive aims to fill vacancies for both Constables and Lady Constables, ensuring the safety and security of the community.

The recruitment board has announced a total of 3,734 vacancies within the Kolkata Police Force, comprising 3,464 positions for Constables and 270 positions for Lady Constables. This reflects the board’s dedication to strengthening the police force and fostering gender diversity within its ranks.

WB Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 Notification
WB Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 Notification

The application process for the WBP Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment has commenced online, providing a convenient and accessible platform for eligible candidates. From March 1st to March 29th, 2024, aspirants can submit their applications via the official website, taking their initial step towards a career in law enforcement. It is essential for candidates to thoroughly review the detailed notification for eligibility criteria and other necessary requirements before applying.

WB Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 Notification Overview

Name of the StateWest Bengal
Name of the DepartmentWest Bengal Police Recruitment Board
Post NameConstables and Lady Constables in Kolkata Police
Number of Vacancies3,734 (Constables: 3464, Lady Constables: 270)
Mode of applicationOnline
CategoryPolice Jobs
Last Date to Apply29 March 2024
Official Websitewbpolice.gov.in
Home Page Jobslive.co.in

WB Kolkata Police Recruitment – Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates must have passed the Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent, ensuring a basic educational foundation for the responsibilities ahead.
  • The applicants must be able to read, write and speak the Bengali language, provided that the provision will not apply to the persons who are permanent residents of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age Requirement: The applicant must be at least 18 (eighteen) years old as of 01/01/2024.
  • Maximum Age Limit: The applicant must not exceed 30 (thirty) years old as of 01/01/2024.

Age Relaxation: Certain categories are eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit:

CategoryUpper Age Limit Relaxation
Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) CandidatesUp to 5 years
Other Backward Classes-A (OBC-A) CandidatesUp to 3 years
Other Backward Classes-B (OBC-B) CandidatesUp to 3 years
Third Gender/Transgender PersonsUp to 3 years
Civic VolunteersUp to 5 years

Note: The relaxation mentioned above is in addition to the standard upper age limit criteria set for the recruitment drive. Candidates falling under these specified categories are eligible for the indicated age relaxation when applying for the Kolkata Police Constable positions.

WB Kolkata Police Recruitment Vacancy Details

Category                     Number of Vacancies 
Constable Lady Constable 
Unreserved (UR)51935
Unreserved (E.C.)44937
Unreserved (HG)24421
Unreserved (Civic Volunteers)27821
Unreserved (Sports Quota)696
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)24220
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) (E.C.)1057
Scheduled Caste31126
Scheduled Caste (E.C.)24318
Scheduled Caste (HG)1048
Scheduled Caste (Civic Volunteers)1048
Scheduled Tribe695
Scheduled Tribe (E.C.)705
Scheduled Tribe (HG)343
Scheduled Tribe (Civic Volunteers)353
OBC-A (E.C.)1049
OBC-A (HG)695
OBC-A (Civic Volunteers)696
OBC-B (E.C)696
OBC-B (HG)353
OBC-B (Civic Volunteers)343

WB Kolkata Police Recruitment Application Fee

CategoryApplication FeeProcessing FeeTotal Amount Payable
All categories except Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (of West Bengal only)₹150₹20₹170
Scheduled Caste (West Bengal only)Nil₹20₹20
Scheduled Tribe (West Bengal only)Nil₹20₹20

Selection Process

There are five stages in the Kolkata Police Constable Selection Process 2024.

  • Preliminary Written Exam
  • Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Final Written Examination
  • Interview

How to Apply Online for WB Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024?

To apply for the West Bengal Police Constable Vacancies, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official Website of the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.
  2. Navigate to the recruitment section and select the Constable and Lady Constable recruitment link.
  3. Read the official notification carefully to ensure eligibility.
  4. Click on the “Apply Online” button to start the application process.
  5. Fill in the required personal, educational, and contact details accurately.
  6. Upload scanned copies of necessary documents, including a photograph and signature, as per the specifications.
  7. Pay the application fee online, if applicable.
  8. Review your application thoroughly before submitting it.
  9. After submitting, take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Important Links

WB Kolkata Police Recruitment Notification wbpolice.gov.in
Application LinkApply Online Here
Official WebsiteDownload Here
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