The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) is the nodal agency tasked with the conduct of recruitment exams for most of the posts under West Bengal Police. This article elaborates the detailed syllabus for the West Bengal Police Constable Exam as well as West Bengal Police SI Exam as per the latest individual notifications released by the board respectively. It’s tough to prepare for a test without first learning about the topics that will be examined. Therefore, knowing the curriculum and exam pattern is important for your studies and will help you make informed decisions.
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Note: WBPRB (West Bengal Police Recruitment Board) has not yet released the notification for West Bengal Police Constable exam 2022 and West Bengal Police SI exam 2022, as of yet, this article contains details from the last notification i.e. for WBPRB Constable 2020 exam and WBPRB SI 2021 exam.
West Bengal Police Recruitment Process
The recruitment process for both the constable and sub-inspector (SI) posts is of 5 stages. Below is the sequence and names of all the tiers of exam:
|Tier||West Bengal Police Constable Exam||West Bengal Police SI Exam|
|1||Preliminary Written Exam|
|2||Physical Measurement Test (PMT)|
|3||Physical Efficiency Test (PET)|
|4||Final Written Examination||Final Combined Competitive Exam|
|5||Personal Interview||Personality Test|
West Bengal Police Prelims Exam Pattern
This is the first stage of the recruitment exam for the West Bengal Police Constable and Sub Inspector (SI). Candidates must be aware of the final instructions as communicated to them through their admit card. The examination has the provision for negative marking and one-fourth of the marks allotted to that question will be deducted from the final score for each incorrect response, however there’s no negative marking for questions that are left unanswered.
|Exam Name||Subjects||Total Questions||Total Marks||Time Allotted|
|West Bengal Police Constable Prelims Written Exam||General Awareness and General Knowledge||50 Questions||50 Marks||1 Hour|
|Elementary Mathematics (Class 10th standard)||30 Questions||30 Marks|
|Logical Reasoning||20 Questions||20 Marks|
|Total||100 Questions||100 Marks|
|West Bengal Police SI Exam||General Studies||50 Questions||100 Marks||1 Hour and 30 Minutes|
|Numerical and Mental Ability Test||25 Questions||50 Marks|
|Logical and Analytical Reasoning||25 Questions||50 Marks|
|Total||100 Questions||200 Marks|
West Bengal Police Prelims Exam Syllabus
Below is the brief list of topics that are part of the syllabus for WBPRB Constable and SI exam respectively:
|West Bengal Police Constable Prelims Written Exam||General Awareness and General Knowledge||
|Elementary Mathematics (Class 10th standard)||
|West Bengal Police SI Exam||General Studies||
|Numerical and Mental Ability Test||
|Logical and Analytical Reasoning||
West Bengal Police PMT and PET
The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has separate standards of testing for the Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for the constable and sub-inspector (SI) exam. The parameters of PMT are different and the standard for PET are different, candidates can check the details of the West Bengal Police Constable Exam PMT and PET as well as West Bengal Police SI Exam PMT and PET at the official website.
West Bengal Police Final Exam Pattern
This is the 4th stage of the recruitment process for the exams. The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has separate and distinct exam patterns for the Constable exam and SI exam. While the WBPRB Constable Final Written Exam consists of 1 paper, the WBPRB SI Final Competitive Exam consists of 3 papers.
West Bengal Police Final Exam Syllabus
The syllabus for the West Bengal Constable exam and West Bengal SI exam overlaps in many topics under the subjects of General Studies, Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. However, because of the different paper pattern, and 2 more papers in the SI exam, there’s a difference in syllabus too. Candidates can also refer to the links below:
- West Bengal Police Constable Final Written Exam Syllabus
- West Bengal Police SI Final Competitive Exam Syllabus
West Bengal Police Exam Interview
Candidates who clear the 4th stage of the examination are selected and called for the personal interview where the personality as well as his/her aptitude are evaluated by the interviewing team. While there’s no clear details revealed by the board with respect to the constable exam, the SI exam however requires you to score a minimum of 8 marks out of 30 in this stage to pass. Candidates’ potential to communicate in Bengali will be checked as well.
How to Prepare for West Bengal Police Examination 2022?
The WBPRB West Bengal Police test is recognized as a difficult exam due to the high level of competitiveness and extensive syllabus. If a candidate prepares ahead of time and studies well, he or she will have no trouble passing the exam. The following is an approach established by BYJU professionals to help you create your own study plan:
- Candidates should be comfortable with the exam syllabus, which can be found in the official notification, as well as the kinds and patterns of questions that are frequently asked. This will help the candidate concentrate on their studies rather than wandering aimlessly.
- Reading newspapers, short articles, as well as magazines on a timely basis would assist the candidates to get a better understanding of current affairs around the world and score well in the GK section of the exam.
- Take as much mock tests for the written exam as you can to develop confidence in the Exam Pattern as well as Syllabus before the actual exam.
- When studying, aspirants should take notes so that they may go back over them later and learn more effectively while revising. Notes are quite helpful in revising for the exam.
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