Maharashtra Police Bharti Eligibility 2022: Constable Age Limit, Educational Qualification

Maharashtra Police Bharti Eligibility 2022: Constable Age Limit, Educational Qualification

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Jul 26, 2021
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Maharashtra Police Bharti Eligibility Criteria 2021

The Maharashtra Police Bharti eligibility criteria is a mandatory norm to be filled by the candidate without which he/she would not be able to fill the application. Maharashtra Police Bharti application forms are valid for those candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria of the Maharashtra Police Bharti. To be able to apply for the Police Constable posts through the Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam, the candidates must be Indian citizens and should hold permanent citizenship or residency in India. The candidate must be within the prescribed age limit range. Non-compliance to the eligibility criteria at any of the given parameters leads to rejection of the application form as well as liable to candidature cancellation if any discrepancy in the details provided.

Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam is considered one of the most sought-after exams (amid the government exams) by the Maharashtra youth who has passed out Senior Secondary Exam i.e., Class XII.  Too many aspirants await the Police Constable vacancies every year, this time it is one of the golden opportunities as the massive vacancies reportedly released by the Maharashtra government. Nearly 12000+ vacancies are to be filled in subsequent phases through the Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam.

Maharashtra Police Bharti 2021 Nationality

The candidate must fulfill the required nationality criteria for the Maharastra Police Bharti for Constable 2021. Check the points of nationality criteria below:

  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen. 
  • The candidates who are not Indian citizens but hold permanent citizenship of the country can also apply for the post after providing the required, government-approved documentation.

Maharashtra Police Bharti 2021 Marital Status

There is no restriction based on the marital status of the candidate for the Maharashtra Police Bharti. Candidates of any status are eligible for the recruitment.

  • Candidates belonging to all marital statuses can apply for the post.
  • A candidate who can be unmarried, married, or widowed are eligible to apply for the post of Maharashtra Police Constable.

Note: No upper age limit relaxations have been issued for the widowed candidates.

Maharashtra Police Bharti 2021 Age limit

The age limit is one of the important aspects of Maharashtra Police Bharti eligibility 2021. The age of the candidate must be above 18 years and the maximum age limit for the candidates is 28 years. The official notification and official eligibility are yet to be announced. We will update the information after the notification is released. 

  • Minimum Age limit: 18 years
  • Maximum Age limit: 28 years.


Maximum Age Limit


28 years

Reserved Categories (SC/ ST/ OBC)

33 years

Note: Although, there are some relaxations available for candidates from select categories (SC/ ST/ OBC), and the recruitment would be done as per the existing relaxation norms in the State.

Maharashtra Police Bharti Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualification for the Maharashtra Police Constable Bharti is a senior secondary certificate from any recognized board or university. 

  • A candidate should be a Class 12 passed as the minimum qualification
  • There is no cap on the further qualifications obtained by the candidates.
  • The candidate should have obtained the Class XII Board Exam from a recognized school education board.

Maharashtra Police Bharti Eligibility for Physical Test

As per the latest GR, the physical test standards have been revised for the male and female candidates respectively. As the notification is released teh updated information will be shared. Following are the details according to the GR announced on 4th July 2021.

Physical Test for Male Candidates

1600 Meters Running

30 Marks

Shot Put

10 Marks

100 Meters Running

10 Marks

 Physical Test for Female Candidates

800 Meters Running

30 Marks

Shot Put (4 KG)

10 Marks

100 Meters Running

10 Marks

Maharashtra Police Bharti Documents Required

  • Mark Sheets and Certificates of qualifying exams
  • Proof of Educational Qualifications
  • Date of Birth Certificate/SSC Certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Unemployed Declaration (in case of candidate claims fee exemption)
  • No Objection Certificate from the Employer (in case candidate is employed)


  • The candidates must keep the required documentation prepared for the process of document verification.
  • They must have scanned copies of the required documents to be able to upload them whenever required in the online application process.
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Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam Eligibility Criteria FAQs

  • As far as eligibility concerned with age and educational qualifications, there is no specific requisites. Women candidates irrespective of their marital status- married/unmarried/widowed are permitted to appear the exam. Also, the Maharashtra Police Department does not grant any relaxation for widowed candidates. The recruitment is as per the standard norms cited through the Notification. 

  • Physical Test is part of the exam cycle. Any candidate, irrespective of their gender, will have to appear for the Physical Test. However, as per the existing information, the Written Test score is the deciding factor to appear for the Physical Efficiency Test or Physical Standard Test. 

    Note: Any updates on this will be shared as the latest notification of the Maharashtra Police Bharti Exam is released.

  • The criteria of selection varies slightly for women as they are assessed on 800 m run instead of 1600 m run for 30 marks. Rest 100 m running, and short put is the same. 

  • To be eligible to appear for the Maharashtra Police Constable, one needs to have a Higher secondary certification, i.e., Class XII. 

    Note: The certificate should be obtained through a recognized school/institution, and the candidate needs to be a domicile of the Maharashtra State.

  • As per the latest inputs from the GR and existing norms of the previous notification releases, the age limit is 18-28 years for a candidate domicile of Maharashtra State. And for other categories, the relaxation norms are as per the existing standard norms grated by the State Legislative Assembly. Any further updates, we will notify you. 

  • No, all the eligibility criteria provided here are based on the last notification. We will update the changes after the official notification is released.


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