How to apply for Punjab SI Exam 2021

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

Punjab Police SI Recruitment 2021 Started!! Punjab Police Sub Inspector (SI) recruitment 2021 notification has been released for 560 vacancies. The Punjab Police SI recruitment will recruit candidates in four cadres, i.e Investigation, Armed, District & Intelligence. The online application date for Punjab Police SI is 6th July to 27th July 2021. In this article, we will discuss eligibility criteria, selection process, and exam pattern with the apply online link and a directive of how to apply.


The Punjab Police has issued an employment notification for the recruitment of Sub Inspectors in cadres of District Police, Armed Police, Investigation and Intelligence Officers (in the rank of Sub-Inspector) in the Intelligence Cadre vacancies (except for the vacancies against the sports quota, which will be filled separately). Candidates who are interested in the details of the vacancy and have met all of the eligibility requirements can read the notification and apply online.


Punjab Police SI Vacancy 2021

Punjab Police has announced a total of 560 vacancies. These vacancies will be filled up as Sub Inspector in Punjab Police for the Investigation, Armed, District & Intelligence cadres. The cadre-wise Punjab Police vacancy is given below.


Cadre Total
District Police Cadre 87
Armed Police Cadre 97
Intelligence Cadre 87
Investigation Cadre 289

Punjab Police SI Application Date

Punjab police recruitment 2021 apply online date 06-07-2021
Punjab police recruitment 2021 last date to apply 27-07-2021
Written exam date  17th to 31st August 2021 

Who can apply for Punjab Police recruitment 2021?

Age Limit (as of 01-01-2021)

Minimum Age Limit 18 Years
Maximum Age Limit 28 Years

Educational Qualification\

SI (District Police, Armed Police, Investigation cadre): The candidate should be a graduate from a recognized university or its equivalent

SI (Intelligence Officer): Any Degree/ Degree (CS/ CA/ IT)/ B.Sc/ B.Tech/ BE (IT/ CS/ Computer Engg/ CS & Engg/ IS/ Computer Network/ Data Science/ Software Engg/ BCA, PG Diploma (CA)

Note: Candidates must have passed the Matriculation examination with Punjabi as one of the compulsory or elective subjects, or any other equivalent examination in the Punjabi language as specified by the Punjab Govt. from time to time

Physical Standard (Minimum Height)

District Police, Armed Police Cadre 

Intelligence, Investigation Cadre

Male: 5 Feet 7 Inches, 


Male: 5 Feet 5 Inches 

Female: 5 Feet 2 Inches

Female: 5 Feet 1 Inches

Click Here for Detailed Eligibility Criteria

Application fee

To complete the registration process, candidates must pay a price of Rs 1500 (Application fee: Rs 700 and Examination fee: Rs 800). SC/ST/EWS candidates must pay a total of Rs 900 to be considered (Application fee: Rs 700 and Examination fee: Rs 200).

Category Application Fee  Examination Fee  Total 
General 700 800 1500/-
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) of Punjab, Linear Descends of ESM 700 0 700/-
SC/ST/BC of All States & OBC of Punjab Sate Only 700 200 900/-
EWS 700 200 900/-

Mode of Payment

Candidates must pay the appropriate cost through the internet. No other method of fee payment will be considered. The fee will not be reimbursed once it has been paid.

Documents Required For Application

Following documents are a prerequisite for the application

a) Matriculation certificate.
b) Graduation degree or equivalent. If applying for the post of Intelligence Officer, an additional certificate regarding relevant qualification as prescribed, apart from the above.
c) Proof of having passed Punjabi at Matriculation level or equivalent.
d) Certificate, issued by the Competent Authority, to support a claim for the reserved category if any.
e) No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Head of Department/Office concerned, in case of candidates, who are serving government employees.

Selection Process\

Computer Based Test (CBT) Process

Total Duration:  2 hours
Total number of questions:  100
Maximum marks:  400


Click Here for Complete Process

Step 1: Click on the link: Click Here to Apply Online for Punjab Police SI 2021

Step 2: Click on register link and Register yourself on website

Step 3: Fill the Form

Step 4: Pay the Fee

Step 5: Save a copy

What after the application process?

After the application process, if your application is without any issue your application will be considered provisionally.

If your fee has an issue or it was not submitted then you will be warned in Fictitious fee notification, you should check your roll no. when notification comes. After which admit card will be released one month before the exam.

Download Punjab Police SI Notification PDF 2021

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