Punjab Police Constable Eligibility 2021: Check age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts

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Punjab Police Constable Eligibility 2021:Check details about age limit, educational qualifications, number of attempts and more details at Safalta.com. Also, know important points to keep in mind before applying.
Are you looking for a post in Punjab Police?Punjab Police recruits eligible and interested candidates for the post of Constable. Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2021 notification was released by the Police Recruitment Board and along with that there were approximately 4362 vacancies were announced for the post of Constable. This is a golden opportunity for candidates who are seeking to work in Punjab Police. Candidates who want to apply for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment 2021 should be aware of all the details of the recruitment such as eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, and more. Following are latest updates with the exam.
  1. The exam for this year was conducted on 23 rd October 2021.
  2. The number of vacancies available for the post is 4362.
  3. Punjab Police has released the answer key for the post of Police Constable recently.
As the first step, candidates should check Punjab Police Constable Eligibility to know if they can appear for the exam or not and thereafter apply or prepare for the exam. In this article, we have explained Punjab Police Constable Eligibility for the benefit of the candidates in detail. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.
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Punjab Police Constable Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for Punjab Police Constable recruitment is defined along three four parameters which are as follows:
  • Nationlity
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualifications
  • Physical Standards
The details regarding each of these criterias is as follows:
 

Punjab Police Constable Eligibility: Nationality

Candidates who are applying for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment should be citizens of India.
 

Punjab Police Constable Eligibility: Age Limit

Candidates between 18 to 28 years of age can apply for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment. There are certain relaxations in the age limit given to people belonging to SC/ST/BC and Ex-Servicemen categories.
 
Age Relaxation

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST/BC

5 years

Ex-Servicemen

3 years

 

Punjab Police Constable Eligibility: Educational Qualification

Candidates should have passed 10+2 from a recognized board with a minimum of 60% marks and 50% for SC/ST/BC category candidates. Candidates should have had Punjabi as a compulsory or optional subject. This is a mandatory requirement, however, for Ex-Servicemen, minimum educational qualification is matriculation.

Punjab Police Constable Eligibility: Physical Standards

Candidates should satisfy certain Physical Standards in order to be considered for recruitment. Candidates who do not qualify the Physical Standards test are not eligible for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment.
The physical measurements are as follows:

Category

Minimum Height 

Male

5 feet 7 inches

Female

5 feet 3 inches

 
Candidates should also ensure that they are physically fit as they have to appear for Physical Screening Test wherein they have to go through certain tests and complete them within the given time limit. The details are as follows:
 

Candidate

Physical Screening Test

Male

  • 1600 Metres Race in 6 Minutes 60 Seconds.
  • Long Jump 3.80 Meters(3 Chances).
  • High Jump 1.10 Meters(3 Chances).

Male Candidate - Ex-Servicemen(Upto 35 years of age) - Expected

  • 1400 Metres Race in 9 Minutes.
  • 10 Full Squads

Male Candidate - Ex-Servicemen(Above 35 years of age) - Expected

  • 1400 Metres Race in 12 Minutes.
  • 10 Full Squads

Female 

  • 800 Metres Race in 4 Minutes
  • Long Jump 3.00 Meters(3 Chances).
  • High Jump 0.95 Meters(3 Chances).
 

Punjab Police Constable Eligibility: Number of Attempts

There is no limit to the number of attempts that have been defined by the Punjab Police. Candidates can appear for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment as many times as they want provided they satisfy the other eligibility criterias.
 

Punjab Police Constable Eligibility FAQs

Q. What is the age limit to apply for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment?

A. Candidates should be between 18 to 28 years of age in order to apply for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment.

Q. Is it compulsory to know Punjabi in order to apply for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment?

A. Yes, it is compulsory for candidates to have had Punjabi as their optional or compulsory subject in order to be eligible for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment. However, ex-servicemen are barred from this requirement.

Q. What should be the minimum height of male candidates to be eligible for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment?

A. Candidates' minimum height should be 5 feet and 7 inches in order to be eligible for Punjab Police Constable Recruitment.

Q. How many times can I appear for Punjab Police Constable Exam?

A. There is no limit on the number of attempts for Punjab Police Constable Exam. Candidates can appear as many times as they want provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria as mentioned above.

Q. What is the selection process of Punjab Police Constable Recruitment?

A. Punjab Police Constable Recruitment selection process comprises of three stages- written exam, physical screening test and physical measurement test.

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