The Punjab Police recruitment board has invited online applications from eligible candidates for recruitment to the post of Sub Inspector in the district police and armed police cadres of the Punjab Police. Eligible candidates will be able to apply for the vacancies on the official website from February 7 (7.00 PM) onwards. The last date to apply for the posts is February 28 upto 11.55 PM.

The recruitment drive aims to fill up a total of 288 Sub-Inspector vacancies, of which, 144 vacancies are for Sub-Inspectors in District Police Cadre (excluding sportspersons) and 144 posts for Sub-Inspectors in Armed Police Cadre (excluding sportspersons).

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: 18 years to 28 years as on January 1, 2023.

Educational Qualification: The candidate should be a graduate from a recognized university, or its equivalent.

Here’s the official notification.

Application Fee

Category Application Fee Examination Fee Total 
General 800 800 1600
Ex-Servicemen(ESM) of Punjab State only/Lineal Descendants of ESM


SC/ST of all States and Backward Classes of Punjab State only


Economically Weaker Sections(EWS) 750 200

Selection Procedure

The selection process will consist of three stages—Stage-I (Computer Based, Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type Papers viz. Paper I, Paper II and Paper III, of which Paper III shall be qualifying in nature), Stage-II (Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Physical Screening Test) and Stage-III (Document Scrutiny).

For more details, candidates are advised to visit the official website here.