The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has announced vacancies for Sub-Inspector (Unarmed Branch) and Sub-Inspector (Armed Branch) positions. A detailed notification, including eligibility criteria, physical standards, application procedure, and examination syllabus, is available for candidates on the official websites West Bengal Police Recruitment Board and West Bengal Police

Sl. No.CategoryUnarmed Branch MaleUnarmed Branch FemaleArmed Branch MaleTotal No. of Vacancy
1Unreserved (UR)744590209
2Economically Weaker Section (EWS)16102046
3Scheduled Caste (SC)362244102
4Scheduled Tribe (ST)1061228
5OBC – A16102046
6OBC – B1271433

Age Limit as of 01.01.2024.

  • Minimum Age: 20 Years.
  • Maximum Age: 30 Years.
  • 5 years of Age relaxations for SC/ST, OBC-A/B, and Transgender candidates, and specific relaxations for departmental candidates.
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Exam Syllabus / Exam Pattern

PreliminaryScreening TestGeneral Studies, Logical & Analytical Reasoning, Arithmetic50 GS, 25 LR, 25 Arithmetic20090 mins
PMT & PETPhysical Tests
FinalPaper-IGeneral Studies and Arithmetic75 (50 GS, 25 Arithmetic)1002 hrs
Paper-IIEnglish501 hr
Paper-IIIBengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali501 hr
Personality TestInterview30

This table summarizes the syllabus for the West Bengal Police Sub-Inspector Recruitment process, including the Preliminary Examination, Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination, and Personality Test.

Exam Syllabus

SectionContentExamination Type
General StudiesQuestions assess general knowledge across various domains.Preliminary
Logical & Analytical ReasoningTests logical and analytical abilities.Preliminary
ArithmeticBased on the Madhyamik Examination syllabus of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.Preliminary
English (Paper II)Drafting reports, Translation to English, Summary/Precis writing, Correct use of words, Sentence correction, Common phrases, Synonyms and Antonyms.Final Competitive
Bengali / Hindi / Urdu / Nepali (Paper III)Drafting reports, Translation to and from specified languages. Translation tasks carry 20 marks.Final Competitive

Application Fees

How to Apply

  • Applications can be submitted via the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board ( or West Bengal Police (
  • Payment for Application and/or Processing Fees can be made through various payment gateways using Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Net-Banking from any bank, e-wallets, and UPI Apps.

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