Himachal Pradesh Police Sub- Inspector(SI)- Eligibility 2022

The Himachal Pradesh Police Recruitment Board is in charge of all recruitment-related procedures. Every year, the authority conducts statewide tests for a variety of positions in the Himachal Pradesh Police. The Himachal Pradesh (HP) Police Department conducts different recruitment tests, including those for SI and Constable jobs. The screening exam is followed by a Physical Examination Test and a physical measurement round for qualified applicants.

Only applicants who satisfy the qualifying requirements are permitted to take the test. Candidates who pass the examination, the PET, and meet the minimum physical measurement norms are placed on the final merit list. In this article, we will discuss the qualifying requirements for the Himachal Pradesh Police Sub Inspector Exam, both written and physical.

It is to be noted that the notification for the HP Police- SI 2022 is not released yet and the following eligibility standards are based on the previous year’s notification. Candidates are advised to go through the official notification once released to check any changes in the eligibility criteria. You can also visit this page for any updates.

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Click here for the detailed notification of HP PSI 2022.

HP Police SI- Eligibility Written Examination

Before applying, all applicants must see if they qualify the following conditions-

Nationality  The candidates applying must be an Indian Citizen.
Age Limit  Minimum Age – 21 years

Maximum Age- 26 years

(Categorise wise Age Relaxation is applicable, according to the existing state government policy.

Academic Qualification Must have a graduation degree or equivalent from a recognised university.
Number of Attempts Until the maximum age limit.

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Click here to know about the syllabus and exam pattern of the HP Police SI.

HP Police SI- Eligibility Physical Examination

The following are the eligibility criteria for both male and female candidates for the Physical Exam-

Category Height Chest Size ( Male Only)
Male  Female
General 5’6” 5’2” 31”x 32”
OBC 5’6” 5’2” 31”x 32”
SC/ST 5’4” 5’ 29”x 30”

HP Police SI- Eligibility Physical Efficiency Test (PET) Details

The following are the criteria for qualifying the physical efficiency test.

For Male Candidates
S.No. Event Minimum Standards
1. 1500 Metre Race  6 Minutes 30 Seconds 
2. High Jump 1.25 Metres
3. Broad Jump 4.00 Metres
For Female Candidates
S.No. Event Minimum Standards
1. 800 Metres race for Female Candidates 4 Minutes 15 Seconds
2. High Jump 1.00 Metre
3. Broad Jump 3.00 Metres

After the candidate clears the written exam and the PET exam, he is called for the documentation verification and the medical test.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Himachal Pradesh Police SI Eligibility


Q 1. What is the minimum age to be able to write the HP PSI Exam?

Ans. A candidate must be at least 21 years of age and should be a graduate, then only he could write the HP PSI Exam.

Q 2. If I qualify the written test will I be selected as an SI in HP Police?

Ans. No, if you have only qualified the written test, you will be eligible to take the PET Exam, but the final selection is done on the basis of the merit list.

Q 3. Does the HP Police Constable and HP Police SI exam the same?

Ans. No, however the syllabus for both the exams are very much similar.


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