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WB Police SI Prelims: The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has released the exam dates for the post of WB Police SI, Sub-Inspectress and Sergeant. The exam is going to be held on 27th March, 12 noon to 1.30 P.M. The admit card has also been released and candidates who have applied for the exam can download their admit cards online from the link given in this article.
WBRPB has already released the online applications and notification for the recruitment of Sub-Inspectors/Sub-Inspectresses (Unarmed Branch) and Sergeants in Kolkata Police (West Bengal). Read on to find more about WB Police SI Prelims!
For any information related to the recruitment, refer to the West Bengal Police SI Prelims Notification PDF.
West Bengal Police will soon be recruiting candidates for the posts of Sub Inspector and sergeants, according to State Home Secretary Alpana Banerjee. A bill has already been introduced that outlines the recruitment process. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will take important decision regarding this massive recruitment push in the coming days. Candidates who are interested can learn more about it by visiting the official website.
The mission of serving in the West Bengal Police is:
To provide the required public service in the most efficient manner possible by staying ahead of all current and foreseeable difficulties through optimal and innovative resource and technology adaptation.
To assist in the establishment of the rule of law by preventing and detecting crime and maintaining public order without fear or favour, and to gain and leverage the trust and confidence of all segments of society.
Courage, integrity, fairness, and a focus on service
The West Bengal Police Recruitment will fill the posts of Sub-Inspector/Sub-Inspectress (Unarmed Branch) and Sergeant in Kolkata Police on the basis of passing the Preliminary Examination, which will serve as a screening examination, followed by the Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination, and Personality Test.
The West Bengal SI recruitment (also called WBP SI Recruitment) process shall consist of the following stages:
Highlights of Exam Pattern
West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB)
Name of Exam
WB Police SI
WB SI Vacancy
To be Notified
WB Government Job
Number of Exams
Level of Exams
Final Competitive Exam
-0.25 marks for each wrong answer
Before we get into the WB Police SI Syllabus, let us first have a look at the preliminary exam pattern. The WB Police SI Prelims Exam Pattern gives an insight into the sections or subjects that the Exam will have:
A. Preliminary Examination (Total Marks: 200)
Eligible candidates would be called for a Preliminary Examination (screening test for appearing in the Physical Measurement Test and Physical Efficiency Test.). The total duration/interval of the examination will be 90 minutes.
Exam Pattern Details – Number of Questions Subject-wise
|Subject Name||Number of Questions||Marks||Composite Time||Exam Language|
|General Studies||50||100||Composite Time of 90 Minutes||Both English and Bengali Languages|
|Numerical & Mental Ability Test||25||50|
|Logical & Analytical Reasoning||25||50|
Note: The marks obtained in the preliminary examination will not be factored into the final merit list.
B. Physical Measurement Test (PMT), and Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Candidates who passed the Prelims test must take the Physical Measurement Test (PMT) (which includes height, weight, and chest measurements). Only PMT qualified candidates will be allowed to participate in the PET (Physical Efficiency Test).
Minimal Physical Requirements: You must meet the minimum physical requirements listed below.
|Name of the Post||Category||Height (in cm)||Chest (in cm)||Weight (in Kg)|
|Sub-Inspector of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in West Bengal Police]||Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes)||167 cm||79 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm||56 Kg|
|Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalisand Scheduled Tribes||160 cm||76 cm. with a minimum expansion of 5 cm||52 Kg|
|Sub-Inspectress of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in West Bengal Police]||Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes)||160 cm||–||48 Kg|
|Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalisand Scheduled Tribes||155 cm||–||45 Kg|
|Sub-Inspector of Police [Armed Branch (AB) in West Bengal Police]||Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalisand Scheduled Tribes)||173 cm||86 cm. with a minimum expansion of 5 cm||60 Kg|
|Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalisand Scheduled Tribes||163 cm||81cm. with a minimum expansion of 5 cm||54 Kg|
Physical Efficiency Test
|Name of the Post||Test|
|West Bengal Police is looking for male candidates for the posts of Sub-Inspector of Police (UB) and Sub-Inspector of Police (AB).||800 m run within 3 minutes|
|Sub-Inspectress (Unarmed Branch) in Kolkata Police||400 m run within 2 minutes.|
Note: Only those applicants who pass both the PMT and the PET will be allowed to take the Final Combined Competitive Examination.
C. Final Combined Competitive Examination (Total Marks: 200)
The Final Combined Competitive Examination will be made up of three papers (all of which will have traditional style questions):
a) Paper I: General Studies and Arithmetic, worth 100 marks (of which 50 marks will be allotted to General Studies, and 25 marks to Logical & Analytical Reasoning and the rest 25 marks are for Arithmetic). This part will last for two hours.
b) Paper-II: There will be only one section of English in this paper, with 50 marks and a time limit of one hour. c) Paper-III: This paper will have a 50-mark Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali part with a 1 hour duration. We have summarised the above points in the given below table.
|Subject Name||Marks||Time Duration|
|Paper-I (General Studies and Arithmetic)||100||2 hours|
|Paper-II (English)||50||1 hour|
|Paper-III (Bengali/Hindi/Nepali/Urdu)||50||1 hour|
Note: The Final Combined Competitive Examination will be held on the same day as the previous three examinations. The Final Combined Competitive Examination’s Paper I (General Studies & Arithmetic) will be held in three languages (English, Bengali and Nepali).
D. Personality Test: (Total Marks: 30): Candidates who pass the Final Combined Competitive Examination will be invited to take the Personality Test. WBPRB administers a personality assessment test, and candidates must score 8 out of 30 to pass. If they do not, they will be disqualified. Their paperwork will also be verified at this time. The ability of the candidate to speak Bengali fluently will be assessed in this Personality Test.
A. Paper I of the Final Combined Competitive Examination
General Studies and Arithmetic
B. Paper II & Paper III of Final Combined Competitive
Paper-II (English): Questions would be asked on any or all of the following topics:
Paper III (having questions in Bengali / Hindi /Urdu /Nepali): Questions would be asked on all or any of the following items:
General Studies, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, Arithmetic, English, and a chosen Indian Language will all be covered in the preliminary and competitive exams. The following is the post’s subject-by-subject syllabus:
Logical and Analytical Reasoning
Indian Language (Bengali/Hindi/Nepali/Urdu)
A specific study plan and preparation technique is required to pass the WB Police SI Prelims. It is important to understand your strengths and weaknesses before preparing for the exam.
Logical & Analytical Reasoning
This section is very scoring. Candidates must concentrate on the questions designed to evaluate their mental abilities. Candidates must practice puzzles, coding-decoding, and mirror problems. Candidates should read the questions carefully to avoid confusions.
This section requires a lot of practice on a regular basis. Candidates should study the formulas extensively. Candidates should practise with a time constraint and pay attention to the time and speed with which they answer the questions. Candidates should practise these parts extensively. It covers topics such as Square Root, Trigonometry, Polygons as well as the relationship between them, Time and Distance, Ratio and Proportion, and more. Use the MCQ question’s value of options to your advantage.
Below we have provided some of the exam taking strategy for WB Police SI exams:
A proper and managed plan surely helps overcome exam fear. Some of the important factors that are required are given below:
Below we have provided the previous years’ cut-offs for the Unarmed and Armed branches (Male candidates).
Unarmed Branches (Male)
|Category Names||Cut-off Marks (2019-2020)|
Armed Branches (Male)
|Category Names||Cut-off Marks (2019-2020)|
To be Announced
To be Announced
To be announced
To be announced
Candidates should check the West Bengal Police website (www.wbpolice.gov.in) or the Kolkata Police website (www.kolkatapolice.gov.in) for updates on the recruiting process.
Offline Submission of the Form
Note: When the applicant’s date of birth is selected, the applicant’s age as of January 1, 2022, is automatically presented. As a result, the candidate is not required to fill up this area. The applicant must click the “Save and Download” option after filling out the essential blanks. He or she will automatically receive an Application Form with the fields pre-printed and an 08-digit Unique Application Sl. No. A bar code will be printed on the Application Form, as well as an algorithm-generated checksum value/number at the bottom. Applicants are urged to keep track of their Unique Application Serial No. for any future correspondence with the Board.
Payment through Department of Post (DOP)
Online Application And Collection of Fees Through Punjab National Bank (erstwhile United Bank of India)
List of Post Offices Having e-payment Facilities:
|Pin Code||Office Name||Division Name||Reg Status|
|700010||Beleghata H.O.||East Kolkata||Active|
|700017||Circus avenue||East Kolkata||Active|
|700059||Deshbandhu Nagar||East Kolkata||Active|
|700091||Sech Bhawan||East Kolkata||Active|
|700048||Sree Bhumi||East Kolkata||Active|
|700006||Beadon street||North Kolkata||Active|
|700029||Sarat Bose Road||South Kolkata||Active|
|700019||Ballygunge MDG||South Kolkata||Active|
|700024||Garden Reach||South Kolkata||Active|
|700053||New Alipore||South Kolkata||Active|
|700032||Jadavpur University P.O.||South Kolkata||Active|
|700060||Parnasree Pally||South Kolkata||Active|
|700092||Regent Estate||South Kolkata||Active|
|700040||Regent Park||South Kolkata||Active|
|700075||Santoshpur DSO||South Kolkata||Active|
|700073||Chittaranjan avenue||Central Kolkata||Active|
|700073||Kolkata University||Central Kolkata||Active|
|700016||Park street||Central Kolkata||Active|
|700017||Shakespeare sarani||Central Kolkata||Active|
|700012||Yogayog Bhawan||Central Kolkata||Active|
|713205||Durgapur Steel Town East||Asansol||Active|
|713104||Burdwan University So||Burdwan||Active|
|700144||Baruipur Ho||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|743502||Bhangar So (Lsg) (Nf)||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|743503||Bishnupur S.O.||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|743329||Canning Town S.O.||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|743331||Diamond Harbour||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|700084||Garia So||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|743347||Kakdwip So||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|743355||Magrahat So||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|700150||Sonarpur So||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|743376||Taldi So||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|743372||Dakshin Barasat||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|743610||Madrat||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|743375||Usthi||Kol South Presidency||Active|
|736121||Alipurduar Mdg||Cooch Behar||Active|
|736101||Coochbehar Hpo||Cooch Behar||Active|
|736146||Mathabhanga So||Cooch Behar||Active|
|736123||Alipurduar Junction||Cooch Behar||Active|
|736206||Saontalpur So||Cooch Behar||Active|
|735214||Hamilton Ganj||Cooch Behar||Active|
|734013||North Bengal University So||Darjeeling||Active|
|734003||Pradhan Nagar So||Darjeeling||Active|
|734012||Sushrat Nagar So||Darjeeling||Active|
|712306||Begampur S.O (Hooghly)||Hooghly South||Active|
|712201||Serampore Ho||Hooghly South||Active|
|712258||Uttarpara Mdg||Hooghly South||Active|
|712248||Bangur Park||Hooghly South||Active|
|712136||Chandan Nagar Barasat||Hooghly South||Active|
|712136||Chandan Nagar R.S.||Hooghly South||Active|
|712235||Criper Road||Hooghly South||Active|
|712310||Dankuni Coal Complex||Hooghly South||Active|
|712201||Serampore Court||Hooghly South||Active|
|712410||Tarakeshwar Math||Hooghly South||Active|
|712258||Uttarpara Bazar||Hooghly South||Active|
|711103||Botanic Garden Po||Howrah||Active|
|732123||Chanchal Sub Post Office||Malda||Active|
|721302||Kharagpur Technology Mdg||Midnapore||Active|
|741101||Krishna Nagar||Nadia North||Active|
|733101||Balurghat H.P.O||West Dinajpur||Active|
|733202||Islampur(North Dinajpur)||West Dinajpur||Active|
|733134||Raiganj Mdg||West Dinajpur||Active|
|733140||Rampur(South Dinajpur)||West Dinajpur||Active|
As of January 1, 2022, the candidates age must not be less than 20 years and more than 27 years. The candidate’s upper age limit might be relaxed by 5 years (for SC and ST tribes) and 3 years (for other tribes) (for OBC candidates of only West Bengal). The upper age limit for departmental candidates (of the Kolkata Police) is decreased to 35 years (if having requisite qualification). The upper age limit for departmental candidates would be lowered by 5 years for SC/ST applicants and 3 years for OBC applicants.
Candidates for this position must hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university (in any discipline). Candidates who are still pursuing their 3rd year undergraduate degree course or have appeared in the final year examination may also apply for the examination.
Departmental candidates who have previously appeared three times in the recruitment process for Sub-Inspector/Sub-Inspectress (Unarmed Branch) and Sergeant in Kolkata Police (conducted by PSC or formerly KPRB) will be ineligible to apply.
The admission card for WB Police Constable will be released a few days before the commencement of the examination! The admit card for the WB Police Sub-Inspector, Sub-Inspectress and Sergeant Exam 2022 will be officially posted on the West Bengal Police website. The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) will release the announcement for WB Police Recruitment. WB Govt. will fill vacant Constable and Sub Inspector positions through this recruitment. Sub Inspector (SI), Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI), Staff Officer-cum-Instructor, Excise Constable, Lady Constable, and other West Bengal Police positions are up for grabs.
Ways to Download Admit Card
Candidates must download their WB Police SI admit cards prior to the exam date in order to appear in the exam. No candidate will be allowed to take the exam unless they have an Admit Card. The Admit Card will be available for download on the WBPRB official website soon, hence all applicants are recommended to keep checking the WBPRB official website.
Step 1: Go to http://wbpolice.gov.in for the first step.
Step 2: Click on the link that says “Recruitment for the post of Sub Inspector in West Bengal Police” under the “Recruitment” category.
Step 3: You’ll be redirected to a new page. Select “Download Admit Cards” from the drop-down menu.
Step 4: You’ll be redirected to a new tab after that. “Click Here to Download Call Letter for the Post of Sub Inspector” is the link to use.
Step 5: Type in your application number and birthday.
Step 6: Select “Click Here” from the drop-down menu.
Step 7: Your admit card will appear as a pdf file in a new tab.
Step 8: Print copies of your admit card after downloading it.
The projected cut-off scores for the WB Police SI Exam are determined by a variety of circumstances, but we have created a list of expected cutoff marks for the WBPRB SI Recruitment exam this year. This list is simply indicative because it is based on the prior year’s trends. After the appropriate selection stage is completed, the WBPRB releases the actual cut-off marks.
Expected Cut-off for Preliminary Exam
|Category||Expected Cut-off Marks|
Expected Cut-off for Final Combined Competitive Exam
|Category||WB Police SI Expected Cut-off Marks|
The personality test cut-off marks were specified in the official notification, with candidates needing to score more than 8 out of 30 to be considered qualified. This year’s personality test is expected to have a similar benchmark.
How Can I Check West Bengal Police SI Cut-off Marks?
Once the WB Police SI cut-off marks are announced, candidates can check them on the WBPRB’s official website. The cut-off marks will help candidates in determining their chances of being chosen. The following are the measures that a candidate should take to verify the WB Police SI Cut Off Marks on the official website:
Step 1: Go to WBPRB’s official website.
Step 2: On the home page, click on the “Recruitment” tab.
Step 3: Select the Sub-Inspector Recruitment option (AB and UB).
Step 4: Select the Result of the West Bengal Police SI Preliminary Examination button.
Step 5: Select WBPRB Police from the drop-down menu.
Step 6: A PDF of the results will be displayed; candidates can download it and match their names to the PDF. The West Bengal Police SI cut-off marks will provide you with a good indication of the final merit list and your chances of being picked. Candidates can thus prepare for the day of the results ahead of time.
After each stage of the selection procedure, such as the preliminary exam, physical measurement and efficiency test, final competitive exam, and personality test, the West Bengal Police SI Result will be declared. On the WBPRB’s official website, a merit list with the names of selected candidates from each round is released. Candidates can download the West Bengal SI Results once released:
How to Download WB Police SI Result?
The West Bengal Police SI Result is published on the WBPRB’s official website a few weeks after the individual examinations or tests have been completed. Candidates can use their registration numbers to log into their accounts and stay up to date with their results and the next steps in the selection process. The following are the methods to download the West Bengal Police SI Results:
Step 1: Visit the WBPRB’s official website, https://wbpolice.gov.in/.
Step 2: Locate and click on the link that states “Result of Written Preliminary Examination for the Post of Sub Inspector in West Bengal Police 2022,” or whatever other exam or test the candidate took.
Step 3: You’ll be taken to a new page. Choose a city, enter your West Bengal SI application number and date of birth in the appropriate fields, then click on “Submit.”
Step 4: A new page will open with the WB Police SI results in PDF format.
Step 5: You can download and take a print out of the results. Or Direct Link to Check WB Police SI Prelims Result
Q.1. Is it mandatory for candidates to pass the Personality Test in order to be deemed qualified for the West Bengal Police SI Result?
A. Yes, candidates must obtain a score of at least 8 on the personality test; else, their application will be immediately cancelled.
Q.2. Is it necessary for a candidate to be able to communicate in Bengali in order to be considered for the West Bengal Police SI Result?
A. Yes, it is necessary, as the candidate will be working mostly in West Bengal, it is important that they are fluent in Bengali. Candidates who chose Hindi, Nepali, or Urdu as their Paper-III language must pass a departmental Bengali language exam during their probation period.
Q.3. What is the date for the West Bengal Police SI Result?
A. The date for the release of the West Bengal Police SI Result is yet to be determined. The dates will be announced on the official WBPRB website as soon as they are determined.
Q.4. Is the appointment as a SI verified after the West Bengal Police SI Result is released?
A. Candidates must complete different courses and a two-year probationary term, in order to be appointed as a Sub Inspector in the West Bengal Police Department.
Q.5. Where will the West Bengal Police SI Exam take place?
A. The examination centre for WB Police SI exams will be mentioned on your admit card.
Q.6. Is it possible for candidates from other states to apply for the West Bengal Police SI recruitment?
A. Yes, individuals from all Indian states are eligible to apply for this position. You will, however, need to travel to West Bengal to take part in the screening process.
Q.7. How frequently are employees selected as West Bengal Police SI promoted?
A. It is entirely dependent on the employee’s job. It can take as little as two years or as long as ten years for someone to be eligible for a promotion.
Q.8. How many hours of study is required to crack the WB Police SI Prelims?
A. One should study daily for at least 6-8 hours. If you are working, then study for 2-3 hours daily with half an hour for each section.
Q.9. What is the success mantra to pass in WB Police SI Prelims?
A. The key to success is practice. Plan your study, manage your time wisely and smartly, choose subjects wisely, read newspapers, etc.
Q.10. Is it necessary to give mock tests to crack WB Police SI Prelims?
A. Mock tests allow us to track our performance and find our weaknesses and strengths regarding each topic. By giving mock tests, we can get the feel and pressure of taking an actual exam and also become aware of many different types of questions before the exam.
The following are the key responsibilities of a WB Police SI:
Vacancies for Unarmed Branch
|Category||Sub Inspector in Kolkata Police||Sub Inspector (Female) in Kolkata Police||Sergeant In Kolkata Police||Total|
The candidates should keep the following points in mind:
The Unarmed Branch Sub-Inspector/Sub-Inspectress and the Sergeant in Kolkata Police are paid at Level 10 in the pay matrix (₹32,100 - ₹82,900).
Medical allowances, House rent allowances, Dearness allowances, Travelling allowances, Pension, Child education allowances etc.
Additional Perks and Benefits
Once candidates have completed their probation period, they will be eligible for a variety of perks and additional incentives. Employees working for the West Bengal government receive a variety of benefits. Employees can take advantage of these benefits once they have completed their probation period, which is usually two years.
As a Police SI in West Bengal, you would be eligible for a number of benefits, which are:
These are some of the benefits available to employees when they complete their probation period. Every year, these allowances are calculated and changed. With the promotion, the government may grant additional higher allowances based on the employee's performance.
Probation Period for WB Police SI Prelims
Selected individuals will be placed on probation for a period of two years. Employees will only be paid their in-hand salary during this time. During this time, the candidates will get no further benefits or allowances. Candidates must not engage in any illegal activity during this time; otherwise they risk being fired or having their allowances reduced. These allowances are reviewed every year, and depending on the employee's performance, the allowances may be increased, decreased, or maintained.
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