HP Police Constable Exam Notification 2021-2022

In 2021, notification for the post of Himachal Pradesh (HP) Police Constable was released. 1334 vacancies were notified and the application window for registration was opened on October 1, 2021. An overview of the entire notification is given below. You can also visit the official website of the Himachal Pradesh Police to get new updates about the exam.

HP Police Constable Exam Dates 2021-2022

In 2021, the office of the Director General of Police, Himachal Pradesh released the schedule for the Physical Standard Test and Physical Efficiency Test on its official website. The tests will be conducted on different dates in the northern, central and southern ranges of Himachal Pradesh.

Important Dates for the Post of HP Police Constable 2021

S.No. Description Important Dates
1 Application window for the post of HP Police Constable opens October 1, 2021
2 Last date to apply for the HP Police Constable exam 2021 October 31, 2021
3 Physical Standard Test and Physical Efficiency Test Between November 8, 2021 and January 13, 2021 (Dates vary for northern, central and southern ranges)
3 HP Police Constable written examination date n2021 Yet to be announced
4 Result for HP Police Constable exam 2021 Yet to be announced
5 Document verification and medical examination 2021 Yet to be announced

Salary of a HP Police Constable 2021-2022

The post of HP Police Constable falls under the grade pay scale of Rs. 5910 – Rs. 20,200 + Rs. 1900 (Grade Pay). After 8 years of regular service, the pay scale will be Rs 10300-34800 + Rs 3200 Grade Pay.

HP Police Constable Educational Qualification 2021-2022

Candidates who wish to apply for the HP Police Constable exam should have passed  class 12 (10+2 or any other equivalent examination). However, the educational qualification for Ex-servicemen is  matric level (Class 10).

Minimum Eligibility Standards for the Post of HP Police Constable 2021-2022

To apply for the post of HP Police Constable, applicants should be  bonafide residents of Himachal Pradesh. Candidates should ensure that they  fulfil all other minimum eligibility criteria before applying for the post. Minimum eligibility standards as mentioned in the official notification are given in the table below.

Minimum Eligibility Standards for the Post of HP Police Constable 2021-2022

S. No. Category Age (in years) Minimum Height  of  Minimum Chest (Male Candidates Only)
Male Candidates (feet and inches) Female Candidates (Female)
1. General 18 -25 5’6’’ 5’2’’ 31’’X32’’
2. SC/ST 18-27 5’4’’ 5’0’’ 29’’X30’’
3. OBC 18-27 5’6’’ 5’2’’ 31’’X32’’
4. Gorkhas 18-27 5’4’’ 5’0’’ 29’’X30’’
5. Home Guards (General/OBC) 20-28 5’6’’ 5’2’’ 31’’X32’’
6. Home Guards (SC/ST) 20-28 5’4’’ 5’0’’ 29’’X30’’
7. Home Guards (Gorkhas) 20-28 5’4’’ 5’0’’ 29’’X30’’
8. Distinguished Sportsmen (General/OBC) 18-27 5’6’’ 5’2’’ 31’’X32’’
9. Distinguished Sportsmen (SC/ST) 18-27 5’4’’ 5’0’’ 29’’X30’’
10. Distinguished Sportsmen (Gorkhas) 18-27 5’4’’ 5’0’’ 29’’X30’’

HP Police Constable Online Application Form 2021-2022

It is important that candidates read the official notification and guidelines carefully before applying for the post of HP Police Constable. Candidates can follow the instructions given below to apply for the examination.

How to apply online for the HP police constable exam 2021-2022?

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the HP police constable exams.

  • Visit the recruitment portal i.e. recruitment.hppolice.gov.in and read the guidelines given on the website before applying for the exam. 
  • Register using your mobile number. 
  • After registering yourself, you can login using your registered mobile number and password. 
  • You can fill in the online application form and provide all the required information i.e. date of birth, email address, education qualification, category etc.
  • Upload the signature and photograph
  • Save the information and check the information before submitting it.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ and download the PDF of the application form for future reference.

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Application Fee for the Post of HP Police Constable 2021-2022

The application/processing fee along with the COVID-19 protocol implementation fee (Rs 100) for various categories of candidates is given in the table below.

S.No. Category Application/Processing Fee (inclusive of the COVID-19 protocol implementation fee)
1 General/Gorkhas/Home Guards (Gorkhas/General) Rs. 300
2 SC/ST/OBC/EWS/BPL/Women Rs. 150
3 Homeguards (OBC/ST/SC) Rs. 150

Category-wise and District-wise Distribution of Vacancies for the Post of HP Police Constable 2021-2022

A total of 1334 vacancies were notified in 2021 for the post of HP Police Constable.The distribution of vacancies among male and female applicants is given below.

  • 932 vacancies are for male candidates
  •  311 for female candidates
  • 91 for male constable drivers

District-wise distribution of vacancies for the post of HP Police Constable 2021 is given in the table below.

District-wise Distribution of Vacancies for the Post of HP Police Constable 2021

S.No. District General Duty Constable Constable Driver (Male)
Male Female
1 Bilaspur 52 17 05
2 Chamba 71 24 07
3 Hamirpur 62 21 06
4 Kangra 205 68 20
5 Kinnaur 11 04 01
6 Kullu  60 20 06
7 L & S 04 01 0
8 Mandi 136 45 13
9 Shimla 110 37 11
10 Sirmour 72 24 07
11 Solan 78 26 08
12 Una 71 24 07
Total 932 311 91

Stages of HP Police Constable Exam 2021-2022

The HP Police Constable exam is conducted in various stages. The marking scheme and the various stages of the exam are given in the table below.

Marking Scheme and Stages of the HP Police Constable Recruitment Exam 2021 Marking Scheme and Results of Various Stages of the HP Police Constable Exam 2021

S.No. Exam /Test Stages and Marking Scheme of the Exam
1 Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • This test is a screening test.
  • It carries 5 marks
2 Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • This is a qualifying test.
3 Written Test
    • Candidates who clear the PET can appear for the written test.
    • It comprises multiple choice questions (MCQs)
    • It carries a total of 80 marks.
    • The duration of the written exam is 60 minutes.
    • Candidates need to score the following minimum qualifying marks to pass the examination
      • General/OBC: 50% Marks
      • SC/ST            :40% Marks
  • The exam contains 5 sections, namely:
    • Hindi Language
    • English Language
    • Mathematics and Science
    • Reasoning Aptitude
    • General Awareness
4 Document verification and award of marks for certificates
  • Candidates’ certificates and other relevant documents are checked at this stage. 
  • In addition, candidates are awarded marks based on various criteria, which includes educational qualifications, participation in NCC or NSS, international, national or state level sports, possession of LMV driving licence etc.
  •  It carries 15 marks.
5 Medical Examination
  • After completion of the document verification process, candidates have to go through a medical examination conducted by the Medical Board.
  • Results of the medical examination will be displayed on the notice boards of concerned District SP offices in the state.
6 Verification of character and antecedents
  • In this stage the verification of character and antecedents of provisionally selected candidates will be carried out by the concerned district police.

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