KP (Kolkata Police) Constable

Kolkata Police Recruitment Board conducts a recruitment process every year to recruit candidates. The department is looking for young physically fit as well as energetic candidates for the upcoming 2500 KPRB constable Jobs. The candidates will be recruited on the basis of below describe test:

1. Physical Measurement Test(PMT)
2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
3. Written Test
4. Personal Interview
5. Medical Test
6. Verification of character and Antecedents
7. Training Session

Latest Updates & Notifications

  • The official notification for Kolkata Police Constable Exam 2021 is expected to be released in month of June, 2021.
  • Application for Kolkata Police Constable Exam 2021will starts from month of June. The last date to submit the application will be notified shortly.
  • The date of the Exam has not been announced yet. Candidates are advised to keep a check on the official website: for any further details.


Constables and Lady Constables in Kolkata Police 2022 – Revised vacancy

No. WBPRB/NOTICE – 2022/30 (CONS._KP_22):

The vacancy position for recruitment to the post of Constables/Lady Constables in Kolkata Police – 2022 for which the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has invited applications vide Notice No. WBPRB/NOTICE- 2022/26 (CONS._KP_22) dated 27.05.2022 has been revised. Other instructions regarding period of application window, process of submission of application form and editing window as per the above notice will remain unchanged. The revised vacancy position is given below:-



Category Number of vacancies
Constable Lady Constable
1. Unreserved (UR) 283 227
2. UR [EC] 87 133
3. UR [HG] 94 75
4. UR [CIVIC Volunteers] 59 48
5. UR (Sports Quota) 23 19
6. Schedule Tribe (ST) 76 17
7. ST [EC] 59 14
8. ST [HG] 38 8
9. ST [CIVIC Volunteers] 38 88 
10. Schedule Caste (SC) 216 79
11. SC [EC] 130 47  
12. SC [HG] 66 24
13. SC [Civic Volunteers] 44 16
14. Other Backward Classes – A (OBC – A) 51 36
15. OBC – A [EC] 35 26
16. OBC – A [HG] 26 17
17. OBC – A [Civic Volunteers] 12 8
18. Other Backward Classes – B (OBC – B) 33 23
19. OBC – B [EC] 17 15
20. OBC – B [HG] 12 8
21. OBC – B [Civic Volunteers] 11 8
Total 1410 856



Recruitment to the post of Constables and Lady Constables in Kolkata Police 2022 – Notice:

No. WBPRB/NOTICE – 2022/26 (CONS._KP_22)

Applications are invited from eligible Indian citizens having following eligibility criteria for recruitment to the post of Constables/Lady Constables in Kolkata Police – 2022.

Eligibility Criteria : –

(1) Age : – The applicant must not be less than 18 (Eighteen) years old and must not be more than 27 (Twenty Seven) years old as on 01.01.2022. Upper age limit is relaxable for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes as per extant rules/orders of the Government. Home Guard personnel serving in Kolkata Police are also eligible for relaxation of upper age limit as per existing Government order. However, no age relaxation is available for the Civic Volunteers serving under Kolkata Police.

(2) Educational Qualifications :- The applicant must have passed Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent.

(3) Language : – The applicant must be able to speak, read and write in Bengali language, provided that the provision will not be applicable to the persons who are permanent residents of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts for whom the provisions laid down in the West Bengal Official Language Act, 1961 (West Ben. Act XXIV of 1961) shall be applicable.

(4) Home Guard personnel and Civic Volunteers serving under Kolkata Police and desirous of applying must have completed 03 (three) years of service as on 01.01.2022.

(5) For the vacancies reserved under Sports Quota, only meritorious sports persons from the following discipline may apply :- i) Athletics [including Track and Field events], ii) Badminton, iii) Basket Ball, iv) Cricket, v) Football, vi) Hockey, vii) Swimming, viii) Table Tennis, ix) Volley Ball, x) Tennis, xi) Weightlifting, xii) Wrestling, xiii) Boxing, xiv) Cycling, xv) Gymnastics, xvi) Judo, xvii) Riffle Shooting, xviii) Kabaddi and xix) Khokho.

Application Forms must be submitted through on-line only during the period from 29.05.2022 (00:01 hrs.) to 27.06.2022 (23:59 hrs.). Applicants are advised to read the ‘Information to Applicants’ before applying. An editing window will be available for the applicants want to edit/rectify their personal information already submitted in their Application Form for 07 (seven) days w.e.f. 01.07.2022 (00:01 hrs.) to 07.07.2022 (23:59 hrs.). To edit the personal information, the applicant will have to provide (i) His/her Application Sl. No. or Registered Mobile Number and (ii) Date of Birth (DOB) as entered in the Application. On providing these information, the applicant will get an OTP to their Mobile Number. On successful verification of OTP the applicant will be allowed to edit his/her information (except permanent State).

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Age Eligibility

  • A candidate applying for the post Kolkata Police Constable is minimum 18 years of age and maximum of 27 years of age.
  • There is some relaxation


Serial No Category Age Relaxation
1 Scheduled caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other backward classes 3years
3 Ex serviceman/Home Guard Serving 5years


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Educational Qualification

Candidates having pass Madhayamik Examination under W.B.B.S.E or its equivalent exam are eligible for recruitment.
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Kolkata Police Constable Vacancy 2021

Serial No Categories Constable Vacancies Lady Constable Vacancies
1 Unreserved 583 59
2 OBC-A 106 11
3 OBC-B 74 07
4 Scheduled Caste 234 23
5 Scheduled Tribe 64 06

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Kolkata Police Constable Exam 2021 Syllabus

Physical Measurement Test(PMT)

Serial No Description Constable post Lady Constable post
1 Minimum Height 167 cms 160cms
2 Minimum Chest 78 cm N/A
3 Minimum Weight Proportionate to height as per medical standard


Physical Efficiency Test Structure

Post Name Run Qualifying Time Duration
Male Constable 1600 metres 6 minutes and 30 second
Lady Constable 400 metres 2 minutes


Written Exam Scheme

Exam Type Subjects Maximum Marks Negative Marks Duration Negative Marking





Objective Type Questions

Current Affairs







90 marks






0.25 marks






60 minutes





0.25 marks to be deducted for every wrong answer

General Knowledge


General English


Elementary Mathematics


Analytical Aptitude




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Kolkata Police Constable Salary

The Kolkata Police Department will give candidates Rs.5400-25200(PB 2) +2600(Grade pay)
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How to Apply

Candidates need to go to the mentioned Website for Kolkata Police Constable Exam, the application has to be done online/Offline mode.

  • All candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for application.
  • Visit to official website, “” select the KPRB Constable Recruitment 2021 link and click on it.
  • Select your apply mode like online/offline.
  • For online mode: Fill in the required information and signature along with photography is mandatory but photocopy and signature should not exceed 100mb.
  • For Offline mode: take a print out of the filled form and sent it via postal address along with all important documents.
  • Proceed to make payment of fee Kolkata Police Constable Exam, 2021 to complete the application form. The category wise application fee structure given below:


Serial no Category Fee Structure
1 General/Other Rs. 150/-
2 SC/ST No Examination Fees


  • Save a copy of the completed application form 2021 for future references.

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