West Bengal Police SI and Constable Exam 2023 Syllabus

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 2023  and West Bengal Police SI exam 2023 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:

Exam Name Subjects Topics
West Bengal Police Constable Prelims Written Exam General Awareness and General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • History
  • Geography
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Polity
  • West Bengal Specific Static Topics
Elementary Mathematics (Class 10th standard)
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Whole Numbers
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Data Interpretation
  • SI and CI
  • Discount
  • Basic geometrical ideas
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes
  • Quadrilateral
  • Symmetry
  • Constructions
  • Mensuration
  • Fractions Exponents
  • Cube root
  • Profit and Loss
Logical Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding – Decoding
  • Angles
  • Syllogism
  • Analogies
  • Figure Series
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Odd One Out
  • Puzzles
West Bengal Police SI Exam General Studies
  • Current Affairs
  • Polity
  • Science and Technology
  • Economy
  • Art and Culture
  • History
  • Geography
Numerical and Mental Ability Test
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Ordering and Sequencing
  • Networks and Directions
  • Classification
  • Space Visualisation
  • Embedded Figures
  • Semantic Analogy
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Coding and Decoding
Logical and Analytical Reasoning
  • Simplification
  • Number System
  • Percentage
  • Fractions
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Linear Equations
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Simple and Compound Interest

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 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 2023?

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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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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