Delhi Police Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age, Educational Qualification, Physical and Medical Test

Delhi Police Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age, Educational Qualification, Physical and Medical Test

ByNeha Uppal  |  Updated on: Feb 15, 2022
Get to Know About the Delhi Police Constable Eligibility 2022 Below. Also Check Age Limit, Educational Qualification, and Requirement for Physical Standard and Endurance
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The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has set specific eligibility criteria for the recruitment of Delhi Police Constable posts. Those candidates who fail to fulfil the Delhi Police Constable eligibility criteria 2022, won't be allowed to appear for the SSC Delhi Police Constable exam. Thus, it is mandatory for the candidates to check the Delhi Police Eligibility norms before filling out the application form.

The eligibility criteria for Delhi Police Constable are defined under various categories such as educational qualifications, age limit, age relaxation, physical standards and much more. Read on to know the Delhi Police Constable eligibility criteria 2022 in detail.

Delhi Police Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022

The Staff Selection Commission sets the criteria for Delhi Police Constable Eligibility. Those candidates who fail to meet the eligibility criteria of the Delhi Police 2022 exam will be not be allowed to appear for the examination and their registration will also be cancelled. So, candidates are advised to check the below mentioned Delhi Police Constable Eligibility 2022 to determine whether they are eligible for the post or not.

Eligibility criteria for the Delhi Police Constable post are based on a few factors like age limit, educational qualifications and physical standards which we have shared in detail below.

Delhi Police Constable Age Limit 2022

As per the official Delhi Police Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022, candidates should have attained the age of 18 years and must not exceed the age of 25 years. 

  • Minimum Age - 18 years
  • Maximum Age - 25 years

However, candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/EWS category will be given age relaxation.

Delhi Police Constable Age Relaxation

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

Candidates working in Delhi Police Department ( SC/ST)

45 years of age

Children of serving and Ex Delhi Police Constable

29 years of age

Candidates working in Delhi Police Department (OBC) 

43 years of age

Candidates working in Delhi Police Department (General) 

40 years of age 

Sportsperson (State level players)

5 years

Widowed women or Divorced women

5 years

Delhi Police Constable 2022 Educational Qualifications

The applicants must have passed at least higher secondary (class 12th) or an equivalent from a recognized government board or institution. However, relaxations are given to certain candidates who fulfil the below-mentioned Delhi Police Constable educational qualification norms:

  • Class 11th passed buglers, mounted constable, bandsmen, dispatch riders, and other personnel of Delhi Police are eligible to apply.
  • Class 11th passed sons and daughters of deceased, serving, or retired police personnel of Delhi Police, and Multi-tasking staff are also eligible to apply for the Delhi Police Constable recruitment 2022.

Delhi Police Constable Physical Standard Test Eligibility

Candidates who clear the Paper 1 or the written test will be called for the Delhi Police Constable Physical Measurement and Endurance Test to check their eligibility as per the table mentioned below: 

SSC Delhi Police Constable Eligibility 2022: Physical Standard Test(PST)

Delhi Police Constable Executive Physical Standard Test for Male Candidates 

Category

Height

Chest

Categories other than mentioned below

170 cms

81-85 (Minimum 4 cms expansion)

For residents of Hill areas i.e. Gorkhas, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Garhwalis, Kumaonis, and Leh & Ladakh. and For ST candidates and sons of either serving, retired or deceased Delhi Police personnel/Multi-Tasking Staff of Delhi Police

165 cms

There will be 5 cms relaxation for residents of Hill areas as listed above, ST, and for sons of either serving, retired or deceased Delhi Police personnel/Multi-Tasking Staff of Delhi Police

 

Delhi Police Constable Executive Physical Standard Test for Female Candidates 

Category

Height

Categories other than mentioned below

157 cms

For residents of Hill areas i.e. Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, and candidates belonging to states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Garhwalis, Kumaonis,  Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Leh & Ladakh. and SC/ ST candidates

155 cms

Daughters of either deceased Delhi Police personnel/Multi-Tasking Staff  serving retired of Delhi Police

152 cms

Delhi Police Constable Eligibility For Physical Endurance Test (PET)

The Physical Endurance Test (PET) of the Delhi Police Constable contains such tasks that candidates should accomplish to see their names in the final selection list. The Delhi Police Constable Physical Endurance Test details are as follows

Male Candidates

Age

Race 1600 Mtrs

Long jump

High jump

Up to 30 years

6 Minutes

14 Feet

3’9″

Above 30 to 40 years

7 Minutes

13 Feet

3’6″

Above 40 years

8 Minutes

12 Feet

3’3″

Female Candidates

Age

Race 1600 Mtrs

Long jump

High jump

Up to 30 years

8 Minutes

10 Feet

03 Feet

Above 30 to 40 years

9 Minutes

09 Feet

2’9″

Above 40 years

10 Minutes

08 Feet

2’6″

Delhi Police Constable Medical Standards Eligibility

All the candidates who qualify the Delhi Police Constable Physical Test will be asked to appear for the last round i.e Medical Test. The candidates need to get themselves examined by a Medical Officer in any Central/ State government hospital. They need to be mentally fit, and free from defects/ diseases/ deformities, vision 6/12 without glasses, free from colour blindness or any other visual problem. 

Delhi Police Constable Eligibility 2022- Important Points

  • All the candidates must have a valid driving license (Car or bike) for the posts of Male Constables under Delhi Police.
  • Candidates who are applying for relaxation through reservation must have certificate proof proving the claimed criteria during the Physical Measurement Test.

Delhi Police Constable Eligibility Criteria- Number of Attempts

There is no limit on the number of attempts a candidate can take. The candidate can appear for the examination as long as he fulfils the Delhi Police Constable age limit criteria. However, if the Commission updates any specific number of attempts we will mention it here.

Delhi Police Constable Eligibility FAQs

  • As per the official Delhi Police Constable eligibility criteria 2022, candidates must have passed at least higher secondary (class 12th) or an equivalent from a recognized government board or institution. However, educational relaxation is given to certain candidates. Read the detailed educational qualifications for Delhi Police Constable 2022 exam in the above post.

  • The minimum age limit for Delhi Police Constable 2022 exam is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 25 years. However, age relaxation is given to candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/EWS category.

  • There is no defined number of attempts a candidate can take. It entirely depends upon the candidate's age. If the candidate fulfils the Delhi Police Constable age limit 2022 criteria, he is eligible to apply for the exam.

  • The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has not specified any particular grade or marks as of yet. Your Class 12th passing certificate and marksheet are enough to apply for the Delhi Police Constable exam.

  • As per the latest Delhi Police Constable Eligibility Criteria 2022, male candidates belonging to the unreserved category must be 170 cms. However, male candidates belonging to the reserved category should be 165 cms. 

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