HP Police Constable Selection Process 2021: All Stages Here!

HP Police Constable Selection Process 2021: All Stages Here!

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Sep 28, 2021Himachal Pradesh Police (HP Police) has released a recruitment notification for 1334 Constable vacancy (Male, Female & Driver). Apply online from 1st Oct to 31 Oct. Check notification pdf, important dates, vacancy details, educational qualification, age limit, application process and other details here.
Himachal Pradesh Police (HP Police) has released a recruitment notification for 1334 Constable vacancy (Male, Female & Driver). Apply online from 1st Oct to 31 Oct. Check notification pdf, important dates, vacancy details, educational qualification, age limit, application process and other details here.
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HP Police Constable Selection Process 2021

Himachal Pradesh Police Recruitment Board will conduct the HP Police Constable Selection Process. Candidates who wish to apply for the post of constable have to clear the physical examination and afterward qualify for the written test on the basis of which they will be selected for the post of constable. The selection process for the post of constable is a step-by-step process in which every candidate who is applying for the post of constable must have a look in order to prepare for the examination.

 

Here we will be discussing the detailed Selection process for the post of HP Police Constable along with all the important details related to the examination. Check out all the important information related to HP Police Constable. HP Police Constable selection process will likely commence in the month of November. Interested candidates can fill out the application form on Oct 1, 2021, Oct 31, 2021.

Himachal Pradesh Police Constable Important Highlights

Candidates who wish to apply for HP Police Constable should have some basic details related to the examination which are listed below:

Exam Name

HP Police Constable

Conducting Body 

Himachal Pradesh Police Recruitment Board

Exam type

Physical Test and Written Test

Selection mode

Merit-Based (at least 50% marks in the written test)

Official Website

http://citizenportal.hppolice.gov.in:8080/citizen/login.htm 

HP Police Constable Selection Process 2021

The selection process for Himachal Pradesh Police Constable starts from application form filling and ends at the merit list prepared on the basis of the score obtained in the written test. Various steps in the HP Police Constable Selection Process are listed below:

Application form: The first step for the candidates is to fill out the application form for the police constable which will be available from Oct 1, 2021, to Oct 31, 2021. Interested candidates have to visit the official website or they can click here,

Physical Standard Test: It can be considered as an eligibility test that students must clear in order to abe to appear in the written test. Candidates must be eligible physically in terms of height, weight, and age to apply for a post under the police academy. Various physical standards are listed below

Category

Age

Education

Height

 

Chest (For male)

Male

Female

General

18-25

10+2

5-6”

5-2”

31*32

General

18-27

10+2

5-4”

5-0”

29*30

SC/ST

18-27

10+2

5-6”

5-2”

31*32

Gorkhas

18-27

10+2

5-4”

5-0”

29*30

Home Guard(General/OBC)

20-28

10+2

5-6”

5-2”

31*32

Home Guard (SC/ST)

20-28

10+2

5-4”

5-0”

29*30

Home Guards (Gorkhas)

20-28

10+2

5-4”

5-0”

29*30

Distinguished Sportsmen

18-27

10+2

5-6”

5-2”

31*32

Candidates who do fulfill the above requirements will not be able to proceed further in the selection process. 

Physical Efficiency Test: Candidates after fulfilling the given requirements will now have to clear the Physical Efficiency Test to proceed further in the selection process. Physical Efficiency includes various tasks within time limits and other standards. Various tasks which the candidates have to complete are listed below:

Event

Minimum Qualifying Standards (For Male)

Minimum Qualifying Standards (For Female)

1500-meter race  (800-meter race for females)

6 minutes 30 seconds

4 minutes 15 seconds

High Jump

1.25 meter (3 attempts maximum)

1 meter (3 attempts maximum)

Broad Jump

4 meter (3 Attempts maximum)

3 meter (3 Attempts maximum)

Candidates who do not qualify for the physical efficiency test will not eligible to move forwards in the selection process further. 

Now the candidates have to show that they are physically fit to become a police constable. The only way to find out more suitable candidates is a test of their mental abilities in the form of a written test. 

Written Test: Candidates who have cleared the Physical Efficiency Test have to appear in a written test which is a 1-hour test consisting of 80 questions from different subjects. Details of the written test are listed below: 

Subjects

Number of Question

English

16

Hindi

16

Mathematics

16

General Awareness

16

Reasoning 

16

Candidates, in order to qualify for the paper, have to secure a minimum of 50% marks on the paper. Selected candidates have to get their documents verified.

Scrutiny of Documents: Candidates have to get their documents verified by the authorities. Documents include educational certificates and other documents verifying their achievements in other fields like sports and others. Documents verification has a 15% weightage in the final merit. Marks distribution according to the certificate are listed below:

Criteria

Maximum Marks

Educational qualification

2.5 marks 

(.025 * percentage marks obtained)

Belonging to any backward area

1 mark

Landless Family

1 mark

NCC Certificate

4 marks (depending on the type of certificate)

LMV Driver License

1.5 marks

Sports Certificate

5 marks (Depending on qualification)

Final Selection: Final Selection will be based on the merit list which has weightage from the following fields:

Criteria

Maximum Marks Awarded

Height

5 marks

Written Test

80 marks

Certificates 

15 marks

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  • Different stages for HP Police Selection are listed below:

    • Application form
    • Physical Standard Test
    • Physical Efficiency
    • Written Test
    • Document Verification
    • Final Merit
  • Physical tests are necessary for the post of a constable without which candidates will be able to qualify for the further selection process.

  • Final Selection is made on the basis of marks obtained at different stages and socred out of 100 marks to prepare the final merit list.

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