UP Police SI Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2016

UP Police SI Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2016

UP Police SI Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2016: UP Police Sub Inspector Exam is conducted every year by the Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board. The UPPRPB has invited all the interested candidates to apply for the same. UP Police SI exam is organised to select deserving candidates for various jobs in the UP Government for around 2707 posts that are lying vacant. These posts are Sub Inspector, Fire Brigade Officer and Platoon Commander respectively. Both male and female candidates can apply for the same.

The online registration began on the 30th June 2016 and the final date for the submission of online applications is 29th July 2016. This article will highlight and give you a vivid idea about the exam pattern and the corresponding syllabus for the UP Police SI Exam 2016.


UP Police SI Exam Pattern 2016

The UP Police SI exam pattern comprises of three levels i.e. Online written exam, physical standard test and physical efficiency test. The aspirants are selected on the basis of their performance in all of these stages.

Online Written Exam

UP Police SI written exam will be conducted online by UPPRPB. There are 4 subjects that add up to a total of 400 marks. The written test is objective in nature i.e multiple choice questions will be asked.


Test Type




Objective Type Hindi



Law/Constitution/General Knowledge



Numerical and Mental Ability Test



Mental Aptitude Test/Intelligence Test/Test of Reasoning


Documentation and Physical Standards Test

There are certain prescribed standards for physical fitness that the candidate needs to excel in to clear the Physical Standard Test. A candidate is only eligible for this test if he/she has cleared the written test. The candidate must also possess the prescribed list of documents that are essential to qualify this stage.


  • For Male: General/OBC/SC- 168 cm
  • For Male: ST- 160 cm
  • For Female: General/OBC/SC- 152 cm
  • For Female: ST- 147 cm


  • For Male: General/OBC/ SC- 79 – 84 cm
  • For Male: ST-  77 – 82 cm
  • For Female: General/OBC/SC/ST – Not Applicable

Note: A minimum of 5 cm of chest expansion is mandatory for male candidates.


  • For Male: General/OBC/SC- 58 – 70 kg
  • For Male: ST-  50 – 61 kg
  • For Female: General/OBC/SC- 39 – 47 kg
  • For Female: ST- 36 – 45 kg

Note: A minimum of 39 kg weight is mandatory for female candidates.

Physical Efficiency Test

Once the candidate has qualified in the UP Police SI: Online Written Test and UP Police SI: Physical Standard Test, he/she is eligible to appear for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET). In this test, the candidates have to undergo a race and cover a minimum prescribed distance.

  • For Male: Distance- 4.8 km & Time- 28 minutes
  • For Female: Distance- 2.4 km & Time- 16 minutes

Candidates who are able to clear the physical efficiency test are selected for various posts in UP Police. Now, in order to clear the written exam you need to get yourself acquainted with the UP Police SI syllabus.


UP Police SI Syllabus 2016

In UP Police SI syllabus, each of the subjects is re further sub-divided into topics. You need to prepare for each of the topics with utmost dedication to clear the UP Police SI Recruitment Exam with flying colours.

UP Police SI Syllabus for General Hindi

  • Comprehension.
  • Letter Writing.
  • Word Knowledge.
  • Use of Words.
  • Antonyms.
  • Synonyms.
  • One Word Substitutions.
  • Sentence Correction
  • Phrases, Idioms

UP Police SI Syllabus for Law and Constitution

  • Indian Constitution.
  • Aim of Constitution.
  • Fundamental Rights.
  • Directive principles.
  • Rules & Regulations of constitutional Amendments.
  • All India Service.
  • Social Law related to Women & Children.
  • Reservation of SC/ ST
  • Environment.
  • Wild Life Conservation.
  • Human Rights.
  • Traffic Rules.
  • National Security Issues.
  • Principles of Crime Punishment.
  • Right of Self Defence.
  • General Knowledge about Law

UP Police SI Syllabus for General Knowledge

  • India and its Adjacent Countries.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Indian Geography.
  • Indian History.
  • Scientific Progress/Development.
  • National/International Awards.
  • Indian Languages.
  • Books.
  • Script.
  • Capital.
  • Currency.
  • Sports-Athlete.

UP Police SI Syllabus for Numerical Ability

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

UP Police SI Syllabus for IQ Test

  • Relationship and Analogy Test.
  • Spotting out the dissimilar.
  • Series Completion.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Direction Sense Test.
  • Blood Relation.
  • Problems based on Alphabet.
  • Time sequence test.
  • Venn Diagram & chart type test.
  • Mathematical Ability Test.
  • Arranging in Order.

UP Police SI Syllabus for Reasoning

  • Analogies.
  • Similarities.
  • Differences.
  • Space visualization.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Analysis and Judgment.
  • Decision-making.
  • Visual memory.
  • Discrimination.
  • Observation.
  • Relationship.
  • Concepts.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Verbal & Figure Classification.
  • Arithmetical Number Series.

We hope this article provides you with all the useful information regarding UP Police SI syllabus and exam pattern for 2016.

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