41250 vacancies in UP Police Notification 2018: Must Read

41520 vacancies in UP Police Recruitment 2018: Must Read

41520 vacancies in UP Police Notification 2018: The Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotional Board (PRPB) has issued an official notification inviting eligible candidates to apply for the posts of Reserved Citizen Police and Reserved Territorial Armed Constabulary (PSC Constable) vacancies. All the interested candidates can apply for the same according to the prescribed format from 22 January 2018.

This Article primarily focuses on UP Police Recruitment 2018 for Reserved Citizen Police and PSC Constable posts as well as Total Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, and Selection Process.


UP Police 2018 Vacancies for Constable Post

There are a total of 41520 vacancies in Uttar Pradesh Police Department. These vacancies are divided according to different posts. There is a separate number of vacancies for both the posts.

Reserved Citizen Police (Male & Female)

S.No. Category Number of Vacancies
1. General 11,761
2. OBC 6350
3. SC 4939
4. ST 470
Total 23520

Reserved Territorial Armed Constabulary (PSC): 18000 (Male)

S.No. Category Number of Vacancies
1. General 9000
2. OBC 4860
3. SC 3780
4. ST 360
Total 18000


UP Police PayScale 2018

The Salary, both Fixed and Grade Pay has been set according to this denomination.

  • Pay Band: 5200-20200
  • Grade Pay: 2000
  • Salary: 21,700


UP Police Notification 2018: Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the exam, the candidates must make sure that they meet the minimum required eligibility criteria for the exam. So, this section is primarily focused on discussing and elaborating on the required eligibility for the UP Police Constable Recruitment Examination 2018.

Age Limit

  • Any male candidate applying for this exam must not be less than 18 years and not more than 22 years of age as on the 1st July 2018.
  • Any female candidate applying for this exam must not be less than 18 years and not more than 25 years of age as on the 1st July 2018.

Upper age relaxation will be given to candidates belonging to scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, and any other backward classes.

Educational Qualification

The mandatory and minimum qualification required is 12th pass i.e The applicant must have passed 12th standard Examination or its equivalent from government recognized organisation.


UP Police Selection Process 2018

After applying for these posts for the UP Police Department, the board will conduct a recruitment process to shortlist the eligible candidates. The recruitment process will be covered in three stages,

  • Written Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Physical Measurement Test

Let us discuss UP Police Recruitment Process in detail and try to understand each stage.

1. Written Examination

Knowledge of the basics of the exam pattern gives you an overview of what all can be asked in the exam and can definitely help you plan a proper strategy to prepare for the exam.

S.No. Subjects
1. General Hindi
2. General Knowledge
3. Numerical & Mental Ability Test
4. Mental Aptitude Test/Intelligence Test/Test of Reasoning
  • The written test will comprise a total of 300 marks.
  • The exam will be conducted online.
  • This test will be objective in nature (multiple choice questions).

2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

This is the second step after you clear the written exam. So, along with preparing for the written exam you also need to put in efforts for the Physical Efficiency Test. You will be selected only if you clear all the stages that have been set. So performing well in both the written exam and PET becomes very essential. The candidates have to take part in racing to measure their efficiency. This is done in order to check the physical strength of the candidate. However, these parameters are different for male and female candidates.

  • For Male Candidates: The candidates have to cover a distance of 4.8 km in 25 minutes.
  • For Female Candidates: The candidates have to cover a distance of 2.4 km in 14 minutes.

3. Physical Measurement Test

This is the third and final step towards getting selected in the UP Police Department and serving the state. The candidates are required to go through this test and clear the basic requirements and the basic measurements that are needed in order to qualify for the posts in UP Police Department.

Physical Standards Height (in cm) Chest (in cm)
Male (General, OBC, SC) 168 79 (non-expanded) and 84 (expanded)
Female (General, OBC, SC) 152 N/A
Male (ST) 160 77 (non-expanded) and 82 (expanded)
Female (ST) 147 N/A

Note: Female candidates should have a minimum weight of 40 kg and 5 cm of chest expansion is essential for male candidates.

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Candidates can start applying form 22nd January 2018. The application fee is Rs.400. Don’t worry, we will be publishing an article on how to apply for UP Police Recruitment 2018.

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