West Bengal Police Sub Inspector (WBP SI) 2020 – The admit card for Combined Competitive Written Examination for the post of Sub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch) and Sub-Inspector (Armed Branch) in West Bengal Police is announced. The written examination is scheduled to be held on November 22, 2020. The total number of vacancies is 668. The candidate has to appear in the Preliminary exam, Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination and Personality Test. For more information on West Bengal Police Sub Inspector (WBP SI) 2020 refers to the page below.
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West Bengal Police Sub Inspector (WBP SI) 2020
The applicants below the age of 20 years and above 27 years of age are not eligible to apply for this post. The total number of post for Unarmed branch is 494 and for Armed branch it is 174. This post is only for male candidates. The complete schedule for West Bengal Police Sub Inspector (WBP SI) 2020 is given below in detail.
|Application Form (Offline/Online)||10 Aug 2019|
|Last date of Application Form (Offline/Online)||09 Sep 2019 (5 PM)|
|Last date of depositing Application Fee using |
United Bank of India Challan (Online Applications)
|12 Sep 2019 (5 PM)|
|Release of admit card||13 Nov 2020|
|Exam Date||22 Nov 2020|
West Bengal Police Sub Inspector (WBP SI) 2020 Exam Date
West Bengal Police Recruitment Board 2020 has released the exam date of Combined Competitive Written Examination for recruitment to the post of Sub-Inspector of Police in West Bengal Police – 2019. The exam is scheduled to take place on November 22, 2020. The admit card can be downloaded from November 13, 2020.
West Bengal Police Sub Inspector (WBP SI) 2020 Admit Card
The admit card for the candidates who fill the form through online mode is available on the official website (wbpolice.gov.in). Candidates must note that in case of on-line applicants no Admit Card will be issued through the Postal Department for Preliminary, PMT & PET, Final Combined Competitive Examination and Personality Test, if shortlisted. Candidates have to download the e-Admit Cards from the website and be on the lookout for notices through newspapers and intimation via text message on their registered mobile numbers and email.
The candidates will have to clear each of the exams in order to be considered for the recruitment. The preliminary examination acts a s a screening test and after that Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination and Personality Test to be conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board. The exam pattern of each of the exams is given below in detail.
Type of Test – Either OMR based or MCQ type based on the number of applicants and other administrative factors.
Duration – 90 minutes.
Total Marks – 200
Negative Marking – Negative marking of 1/4 of the allotted marks for a particular question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
The Marks Distribution for each of the subjects out of the 200 is given below.
|Logical & Analytical reasoning||50|
The distribution of the total number of questions are as follows.
|Subjects||Number of Questions|
|Logical & Analytical reasoning||25|
Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
The minimum physical measurement required for the West Bengal Police Recruitment of Sub Inspector 2020 is given below.
Physical Efficiency Test
The physical efficiency test is conducted for the successful candidates of the PMT. The minimum required level is given below.
|Name of Post||Test|
|Male candidates for the post of Sub-Inspector of Police (UB) and |
Sub-Inspector of Police (AB) in West Bengal Police
|800 meters run within 03 (three)minutes|
Final Combined Competitive Examination
The final combined competitive examination will consists of three papers and the complete exam pattern is given below as follows.
Type of Questions – Conventional Type of Questions.
Number of Papers – Three (3)
Paper I –
- Duration: 2 Hours
- Total marks – 100
- Languages – English, Bengali and Nepali. The candidate can answer in any one of these languages but all the answers must be in one and the same language.
The subject wise distribution is given below.
|Logical & Analytical reasoning||25|
Paper II –
- Subject – English
- Duration – 1 hour
- Marks – 50
Paper III –
- Subject – Any one out of Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali.
Duration – 1 hour
Marks – 50
- Total Marks – 30
- Minimum Pass Marks – 8
The syllabus of the exam is a crucial component of the preparation. The candidates must revolve there preparation around the topics mentioned on the official syllabus only. The syllabus for each of the exam is given below.
Preliminary examination and Paper I of the Final Combined Competitive Examination
General Studies and Arithmetic
- General Studies – Questions will be sent to test the General Knowledge of candidates in different spheres.
- Logical & Analytical Reasoning – Questions will be set to test the logical and analytical ability of the candidate.
- Arithmetic – Questions will be set on the basis of the syllabus of Madhyamik Examination of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.
Paper II and Paper III of the Final Combined Competitive Examination
Paper II – English – Questions may be asked on all or any of the following items.
- Drafting of a report from the points or material supplied.
- Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali, as the case may be to English.
- Condensing of a prose passage (summary/precis).
- Correct use of words, correction of sentences, use of common phrases, synonyms and antonyms etc.
Paper III – Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali – Questions may be asked on all or any of the following items.
- Drafting of a report from the points or material supplied.
- Translation from English to Bengali and English to Nepali for the candidates who have opted for ‘Bengali’ or ‘Nepali’ respectively and translation from Hindi/Urdu to Bengali for the candidates who have opted for Hindi or Urdu. The translation is of 20(twenty) marks.
The candidates must possess the minimum eligibility criteria in order to apply for post. The candidates must note that only the citizen of India are applicable for this post. Also candidate must possess the minimum physical standard to further proceed with the recruitment process. The complete eligibility criteria is given below.
Educational Qualification: The candidate must be a bachelor’s degree holder in any of the discipline. Also he must be from a recognized university or its equivalent.
Language: The candidate must be able to speak, read and write Bengali Language. However, this provision will not be applicable to the persons who are permanent residents of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts. For the applicant of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong District, the provisions laid down in the West Bengal Official language Act, 1961 will be applicable.
Age: The candidate age must be less than 20 years and should not be greater than 27 years as on January 01, 2019.
Age Relaxation: Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC and ST and by 3 years for OBC candidates of West Bengal only. Upper age limit is also relaxable upto 35 years for departmental candidates of West Bengal Police only having requisite qualification. The upper age limit shall further be relaxed for the departmental candidates by 5 (five) years in case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes candidates and by 3 (Three) years in case of Other Backward Classes candidates.
Departmental candidates who have already appeared at the competitive examination for recruitment of SIs/LSIs conducted by PSC and/ or WBPRB on three (3) earlier occasions are not be eligible to apply.
Certificates to be produced to prove Eligiblity
- A candidate belonging to OBC-A or OBC-B category, if shortlisted for Personality Test, has to produce revalidated/renewed or fresh OBC-A/ OBC-B certificate issued by the competent authority on or after 01.01.2018, during verification of testimonials at the time of Personality Test. Certificate of OBC without mentioning the specific category (OBC-A/ OBC-B) will be treated as ‘Invalid certificate’.
- Applicants who are employed in any Government organisaton as well as the Departmental applicants in WBP will submit ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the head of the office/ disciplinary authority if shortlisted for Personality Test.
The application form can be filled both online or offline. To fill the online application form candidate need to fill the form online at website (wbpolice.gov.in). For online submission of uploading of scanned photograph and signature. To fill the offline application form, the candidates are required to first download the application form from the website. Before downloading the application form, the applicant need to click for the post he wishes to apply for.
How to Apply – Online Applications?
- Filling the Application form
- Uploading of Images
How to Apply – Offline Applications?
- Enter required details on the Website.
- Download the Application Form
- Fill the Application form
- Send the filled application form to the Chairman, West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.
The candidates will have to clear the following tests in the respective manner only to clear the exam and be considered for selection.
- Preliminary Examination.
- Physical Measurement test (PMT).
- Physical Efficiency Test (PET).
- Final Combined Competitive Examination.
- Personality Test .
From among the received applications the eligible candidates are called for the preliminary examination. The preliminary examination is a objective type questions based examination. The qualified candidates now have to appear for the Physical Measurement Test (PMT). Only those candidates who passes the required minimum criteria are eligible to appear for the next round which is Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Only qualified candidates of both PMT & PET are eligible to appear in the Final Combined Competitive Examination.
The Final Combined Competitive Examination consists of three papers. The written examination for all the above three papers of the Final Combined Competitive Examination are held on the same day at selected centres to be decided by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board. A limited number of the candidates selected merit-wise on the results of Final Combined Competitive Examination will be called on to appear at the Personality Test. The minimum pass mark for the personality test will be 08 (eight). The candidates who fail to secure minimum pass mark in the personality test will be disqualified irrespective of the marks obtained by them in the Final Combined Competitive Examination.
The final merit list of provisionally selected candidates is prepared on the basis of the total marks obtained in the three papers of Final Combined Competitive Examination and the marks obtained in the Personality Test. The candidates who have failed to secure minimum pass mark in the personality test will not be considered for selection.
All provisionally selected candidates are required to appear for Medical Examination at the State Government designated hospitals. He should qualify the prescribed medical test. The candidates must not have any of the following.
- Knock Knee
- Flat Foot
- Varicose Vein
- Squint Eyes.
With respect to vision the minimum vision should be 6/6 with or without glasses. They should possess high colour vision and should not be colour blind. The medical test also includes the chest x-ray and other tests as prescribed by the department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal from time to time.
West Bengal Police Sub Inspector (WBP SI) 2020 Answer Key
The answer key is released for all the sets of the question paper by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board. The answer key is released after the conduction of the exam. To download the answer key the candidate have to visit the official website which is (wbpolice.gov.in). The answer key is in the form of a pdf and the candidate need to download it. It can be taken in the form of hard copy by printing it.
West Bengal Police Sub Inspector (WBP SI) 2020 Result
The result for the preliminary examination is released first and the qualified candidates are called for the PMT and PET. To download the result candidates need to visit the official website (wbpolice.gov.in) as per the schedule. The qualifying candidates are called for the Final Combined Competitive Examination which is a descriptive type examination. The candidates qualifying this also is called for the personality test. The final result is formulated by taking into consideration the total marks obtained in the three papers of Final Combined Competitive Examination and the marks obtained in the Personality Test.
The candidates who have failed to secure minimum pass mark in the personality test will not be considered for selection. The preliminary exam, PMT and PET all are only qualifying in nature and plays no role in the final result formulation.
West Bengal Police Sub Inspector (WBP SI) 2020 Vacancies
The number of vacancies for the unarmed branch and armed branch is different and the recruitment process is made according to the number of respective vacancies. The total number of vacancies are 668 and the distribution is given below.
For Unarmed Branch
|OBC – A||50|
|OBC – B||34|
For Armed Branch
|OBC – A||18|
|OBC – B||13|
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