The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has commenced the online application process for recruitment to the posts of Constable and Lady Constables in the Kolkata Police 2024. Eligible candidates can apply for the vacancies on the official website till March 29, 2024 (upto 11.59 PM).

The recruitment drive aims to fill up a total of 3734 posts out of which 3464 vacancies are for Constable posts and 270 vacancies are for Lady Constable posts in the Kolkata Police.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: The applicant must not be less than 18 years and must not be more than 30 years of age as on January 1, 2024. Upper age limit relaxations applicable for reserved category candidates.

Educational Qualification: The applicant must have passed Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent to qualify for the posts. More details in the notification.

Here’s the Kolkata Police recruitment notice.

Application Fee

Category Application Fee Processing Fee Total
All categories except Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (of West Bengal only) Rs 150 Rs 20 Rs 170
Scheduled Caste (West Bengal only) Nil Rs 20 Rs 20
Scheduled Tribe (West Bengal only) Nil Rs 20 Rs 20
Note: No exemption of fees is available to the SC/ST candidates of other States.

Steps to apply for Constable/Lady Constable posts

  1. Visit the official website

  2. Go to the Recruitment tab

  3. Click on the Constable/Lady Constable 2024 application link

  4. Register and proceed with the application process

  5. Fill up the form, pay the fee, and submit the form

  6. Download and take a printout for future reference

Direct link to apply for Constable/ Lady Constable 2024 posts.

Selection Process

The post of Constables/Lady Constables in the Kolkata Police shall be filled up on the basis of qualifying the Preliminary Written Test which will act as screening examination followed by the Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Written Examination and Interview to be conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.

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