UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: Check details and apply online

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Thu, 13 Jan 2022 09:48 PM IST


UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: Check all the details including vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection process and more here at Safalta.com.

Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board has released the official notification for UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022. The release of notification is was delayed because of the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic. But, the wait is finally over. UPPRPB has released the official notification for UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022, on the 7 th of January 2022.  There are a total of  26210 vacancies for Contables in civil police and 172 posts for firemen. Candidates must apply for the vacancies as soon as possible.

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Candidates who aspire to work with UP Police should start preparing for the exam.

Along with that candidates should also know all the details of UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022 such as eligibility criteria, selection procedure, exam pattern, syllabus, and more. In this article, we have explained all of these details for the benefit of the candidates. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs Ebook- Download Now.

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UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: Important Highlights

Conducting Body Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board
Official Website UPPRPB Official Website
Post Constable
Total Vacancies  26210 vacancies for Contables in civil police and 172 posts for firemen
Release of Official Notification Notified on 7 th Of January, Notification is expected soon.
Application Process Starts On To be announced
Last Date To Apply To be announced
Exam Date To be announced

UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: Vacancies

Once the official notification is released, the number of vacancies for UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022 will be confirmed. However, as per the initial notification the vacancies are mentioned below. Total vacancies will be distributed category-wise and post-wise between Constable Civil Police and Constable In Pradeshik Armed Constabulary (PAC). The information will be updated soon, is the board notifies:

Category-wise vacancies details of vacancies will be updated below:

Post Category & Vacancy
UR (General) SC SCT OBC Total
Constable 26,210
Fireman 172
Total 26,381

Note: Category-wise vacancy details will be updated after the official advertisement.

In the year 2019, a total of 49,568 vacancies were announced whose distribution was as follows:

Post Name





Total vacancies

UP Police Constable (Civil Police)






UP Police Constable (Pradeshik Armed Constabulary)













UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for UP Police Recruitment 2022 is as follows:

UP Police Constable Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

Category Age Limit
General (Male) 18 – 23 years of age
General (Female) 18 – 26 years of age
OBC/ SC/ ST (Male) 18 – 28 years of age
OBC/ SC/ ST (Female) 18 – 31 years of age

UP Police Constable Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification

Candidates who apply for the UP Police Constable post must have passed 10+2 (Intermediate) class or its equivalent from a recognized board.

UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: Selection Procedure

Selection procedure of UP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 will comprise of four stages namely-
  • Written Exam
  • Document Verification
  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test

UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: Exam Pattern

As already mentioned that the selection process of UP Police Constable Recruitment comprises four stages, the details of these stages has been mentioned below.

Written Exam

This is an objective exam. Questions are asked from General Hindi, General Knowledge, Numerical & Mental Ability Test, and Mental Aptitude /Intelligence /Reasoning. The exam consists of 150 questions and is of 300 marks. There is negative marking and 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong answer.
Subject No. of Questions Marks
General Knowledge 38 76
General Hindi 37 74
Numerical and Mental Ability 38 76
Mental Aptitude/IQ/Reasoning Ability 37 74
Total 150 300

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Physical Measurement Test

The standards of Physical Measurement Test are as follows:

PST for male



UP Police Minimum height (male)

168 cm

160 cm

UP Police chest measurement

79 cm (without expansion)

84 cm (with expansion)

77 cm (without expansion)

82 cm (with expansion)


UP Police Height For Female:



UP Police Minimum height 

152 cm

147 cm

UP Police Minimum Weight

40 kg

40 kg


Physical Efficiency Test



Time Limit


4.8 km

25 min


2.4 km

14 min


UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: Syllabus

The detailed UP Police Constable syllabus is as follows:

General Hindi

  • Questions & Answer from the Passage
  • Title of the Passage
  • Letter Writing
  • Word Knowledge
  • Use of Words
  • Antonym
  • Synonym
  • One Word Substitutions
  • Sentence Correction
  • Idioms Phrases

General Knowledge

  • India and its adjacent countries
  • Scientific Progress/Development
  • National/International Awards
  • Indian Languages
  • Books
  • Script
  • Capital
  • Currency
  • Sports-Athlete such as essential knowledge

Numerical Aptitude

  • Number System
  • Simplification
  • Decimal & Fraction
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Profit & Loss
  • Discount
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Partnership
  • Time & Work
  • Distance
  • Use of Table & Graph
  • Mensuration

Mental Ability Test

  • Logical Diagrams
  • Symbol-Relationship Interpretation
  • Codification
  • Perception Test
  • Word formation Test
  • Letter and number series
  • Word and alphabet Analogy
  • Common Sense Test
  • Letter and number coding
  • Direction sense Test
  • Logical interpretation of data
  • Forcefulness of argument
  • Determining implied meanings

Mental Aptitude

  • Public Interest
  • Law & Order
  • Communal Harmony
  • Crime Control
  • Rule of Law
  • Ability of Adaptability
  • Professional Information (Basic level)
  • Police System
  • Contemporary Police Issues & Law and order
  • Basic Law
  • Interest in Profession
  • Mental Toughness
  • Sensitivity towards minorities and underprivileged
  • Gender sensitivity


  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Differences
  • Space visualization
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis and Judgment
  • Decision-making
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship
  • Concepts
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships
  • Arithmetical computations and other analytical functions

UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: Salary

The UP Police Constable Salary comes under 7th Pay Commission. The annual salary of UP Police Constables is around Rs. 4,20,000/- Rs. 4,80,000/-. 

The salary structure of UP Police constables highlighting the Grade Pay, Basic Pay and Gross Monthly Salary under 7th CPC is as follows:

Grade Pay Rs.7,200
Initial Basic Pay Rs.21,700
Gross Monthly Salary RS.30,000- Rs.40,000

Thus the UP Police Constable's in-hand salary is between Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 40,000. 

UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: How To Apply

  • Go to the official website of UPPRPB
  • Click on the activated link for UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022
  • Enter all the details
  • Fill the application form
  • Submit the form and download a copy of the same
  • Pay the application fees


UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022: Application Fees

The application fees for UP Police Constable Recruitment 2022 is as follows:


Application Fee


INR 400/-



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