West Bengal Police Constable Notification 2023

The WBPRB hires people for a number of state government posts. Candidates who are interested in having a career in the Police force of West Bengal should read this article to learn more regarding the job openings and salary range. WBPRB Recruitment 2023 has vacancies for Constable and lady constable positions.

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Note: WBPRB has not yet released the notification for West Bengal Police Constable exam 2023 yet, this article contains details from the last notification i.e. for WBPRB Constable 2023 exam.

Important Dates for WBPRB Constable Exam

Below are the specific dates regarding the West Bengal Police Constable exam 2023:

  • Notification Release Date: To be released
  • Application Start Date: To be released
  • Application End Date: To be released
  • Last Date for Exam Fee Payment: 
    • For Online Applications: To be released
    • For Offline Applications: To be released
  • Date of Release of Admit Card for Prelims: To be released
  • Prelims Exam Date: To be released
  • Date of Release of PMT Admit Card: Not announced yet
  • Physical Measurements Test (PMT) Dates: Not announced yet
  • Date of Release of PET Admit Card: Not announced yet
  • Physical Endurance Test (PET) Dates: Not announced yet
  • Final Written Exam Result Date: Not Announced yet

West Bengal Police Constable Vacancy Details

According to the WBPRB’s official release, the West Bengal Police Constable Exam has a total of 8,632 vacancies. The following are the number of the vacancies by post:

S. No. Category (Sub-category) Number of Vacancies
Constable Lady Constable
1 General/Unreserved (UR) 2,640 423
2 Unreserved (E.C.) 1,280 205
3 Scheduled Caste (SC) 1,120 179
4 Scheduled Caste (SC) (E.C.) 560 90
5 Scheduled Tribe (ST) 320 51
6 Scheduled Tribe (E.C.) 160 26
7 Other Backward Class (OBC – A) 560 90
8 Other Backward Class (OBC – A) (E.C.) 240 38
9 Other Backward Class (OBC – B) 400 64
10 Other Backward Class (OBC – B) (E.C.) 160 26
Total 7,440 1,192

West Bengal Police Constable Salary and Pay Details

The WBPRB (West Bengal Police Recruitment Board) recruits candidates for the rank of Constable and Lady Constable in the West Bengal Police Force directly. Here are the details:

Post Pay Level Pay Matrix
Constable Pay level 6 Rs. 22,700 to Rs. 58,500
Lady Constable Pay level 6 Rs. 22,700 to Rs. 58,500

WBPRB West Bengal Police Constable Online Application Form

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board offers both online and offline application submission options. The following are the easy procedures to filling out the online application for the WBPRB Constable exam:

  • The candidate needs to register or login (as the case may be) on the WBPRB’s official website, i.e. on, https://wbpolice.gov.in
  • In the list that follows, click on the examination name, which in this case is the Constable exam.
  • Fill out the form with all of your personal details, comprising academic and physical details, as requested, and then submit the form.
  • Verify the data you provided in the previous step and make any required edits if any errors or typos are found.
  • Proceed to click the “Confirm” button and then pay the exam fee for the category you belong to.
  • After paying the exam fees, save the confirmation page which contains your payment reference number as well as other related information and application details as a PDF file for your future reference.

Note: Please double-check that the images of your signature and photo you uploaded in the application form are in the proper format and size. If you disregard this condition, your application might be disqualified without a refund of your application fees.

Note: If an applicant has successfully completed as well as submitted an application form that contains inaccurate information, there is currently no way to modify the application. The WBPRB might later provide a window to withdraw your application and thereby cancel your candidature The money paid for the previously cancelled application will not be refunded or adjusted against the new application.

Note: WBPRB also provides offline submission of exam application as well as online application through “Sahaj Mitr Kendras”, along with online application that you may fill personally.

WBPRB West Bengal Police Constable Exam Application Fees

For different categories of candidates, the WBPRB has different exam application fees. Please keep in mind that availing a fee concession requires you to have all necessary certificates for your category on hand; otherwise, your application may be rejected and legal action taken against you.

S. No. Category Application Fee Processing Fee Total Amount Payable
1 All categories except

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled

Tribe (of West Bengal only)

Rs. 150 Rs. 20 Rs. 170
2 Scheduled Caste (West Bengal only)  N/A N/A Rs. 20
3 Scheduled Tribe (West Bengal only)  N/A N/A Rs.20

Note: Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (from West Bengal only) are spared from paying any application fees and must pay only a processing fee of Rs. 20 (Rupees Twenty). Shortlisted candidates must, however, present their SC/ST certificates issued by the appropriate authority at the time of verification during the interview, otherwise their candidatures will be declared void from the start.

Note: SC/ST applicants from other states are not eligible for any kind of fee waiver.

Note: In no situation will a request for a refund of the price be considered, nor will it be reallocated to another examination.

Format of Photo and Signature

Image File Size Dimensions Instructions
Photograph 10 kb to 50 kb 177 px (Height) X 138 px (Width) 

equivalent to

4.5 cm (Height) X 3.5 cm (Width)

  • Passport Sized
  • Coloured Photo
  • No Selfies
  • Format: JPG/JPEG
  • Well lit and front facing
  • No sunglasses or spectacles
  • No accessories or face paints
Signature 10 kb to 50 kb 63 px (Height) X 350 px (Width) 

equivalent to

1.7 cm (Height) X 9.2 cm (Width)

  • On white unruled paper
  • Format: JPG/JPEG
  • Preferably in English language

WBPRB West Bengal Police Constable Official Notification 2023

This page will be updated with new details as soon as the WBPRB releases the West Bengal Police Constable exam 2023 notification; in the meantime, below is the official WBPRB notification for West Bengal Police Constable Exam 2020, that you can check for details that remain the same in each subsequent notification:

WB Police Constable Notification 2020:-Download PDF Here

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