punjab police recruitment 2016 notification 7416 constable posts: Online applications are invited for direct recruitment from Indian nationals using the website www.punjabpolicerecruitment.in, to fill up the following vacancies of male and female constables in the (1) District Police Cadre and (2) Armed Police Cadre, of Punjab Police, in the Pay Band of Rs. 10300-34800 + Grade Pay Rs. 3200/-, and other allowances as admissible. However, as per State government instructions (no.7/204/2012-4FP1/66 dated 15.01.2015), during the probation period, they will only be eligible for fixed emoluments, i.e. equivalent to the minimum of the Pay band. During the probation period, they would not be entitled to any grade pay, annual increments or any other allowances, except TA. As per Cabinet decision (30.4.2016), the probation period of all fresh appointees would be 3 years.
Name of Post:- Constable (Male, Female)
Eligibility:- 12th Pass
Job Location:- Punjab
Pay Scale:- Rs. 10300 – 34800/- Per Month
Last Date:- 21st June 2016
Total no. of Posts:- 7416 Posts (6252 Posts for Male and 1164 posts for Female)
Age Limit:- The minimum age (as on 1st January, 2016) for recruitment at the rank of constable should be 18 years (both male and female) and maximum age should be 28 years. The cut-off date for this purpose shall be 1stJanuary, 2016 (01.01.2016).
Qualification:- The minimum Educational qualifications shall be 10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized Education Board/University, and the candidate must have passed Matriculation examination with Punjabi as one of the compulsory or elective subjects or any other equivalent examination in Punjabi language. However, in case of Ex-Servicemen, the minimum educational qualifications shall be Matriculation. Provided that if the Ex-Serviceman (or the wife/a dependent child of Ex-Serviceman, as the case may be) has not passed Matriculation examination with Punjabi as one of the compulsory or elective subjects, he/she shall have to pass an examination of Punjabi language equivalent to Matriculation standard or he/she shall have to qualify a test conducted by the Language Wing of the Department of Education of the Punjab Government within a period of two years from the date of his appointment as per the Punjab Government notification no. GSR- 33/Const./Art 309/94 dated 4th of May, 1994.
Selection Procedure:- Range/Commissionerate Recruitment Boards shall conduct the recruitments for male candidates at each Range/Commissionerate headquarters and the Zonal Recruitment Boards shall conduct the recruitment for Female candidates at each Zonal Headquarters. The Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and the Physical Screening Test (PST) of a candidate shall be conducted on a single day, and the entire process shall be got video-graphed. The candidates will apply at a particular Range/Zonal/ Commissionerate Recruitment Centre for their Recruitment Tests to be conducted, which will include the PMT, PST and the Interview-cum-Personality Test. Only candidates who clear the PMT and PST will be called for interview on the statewide merit list. Please also see Para – 9 also for additional details.
Age Relaxation:- The upper age limit is relaxable for the following specified categories to the extent indicated below.
- Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes would be entitled to a relaxation in the upper age limit to the extent of 5 years over and above the above-mentioned upper age limit (28 years).
- Ex-Servicemen shall be given relaxation in the upper age limit by 3 years, plus the number of years of service, rendered in the Indian Defence Forces.
NOTE: To claim any kind of age relaxation, the candidate is required to upload the relevant Certificates issued by the competent authority, in the format prescribed by the Punjab government, alongwith the Online Common Application Form.
Application Fee:- The following Application fees shall be charged:-
- General category candidates: Rs 400/-
- SC/ST/BC candidates: Rs 100/-
- Ex-Servicemen candidates No Fees
How to apply:- The online application form can be filled up from 9:00 a.m. 31.05.2016 till 11:59 p.m. on 21.06.2016 on website www.punjabpolicerecruitment.in. Candidates are advised to apply online and well-in-advance without waiting for the last date of submission of online Common Application Form (CAF). It is made clear that no offline Common Application form or copy of downloaded Application form will be accepted or acted upon at any Range/ Zonal/ Commissionerate Recruitment Centre or other Police office. The candidates are advised to submit ONLY SINGLE ONLINE APPLICATION for the post of Constable as the recruitment process would start at all Recruitment Centres at the same time on the same date. However, if somehow, the candidate manages to submit multiple online applications, only his first application shall be entertained and fee paid against one Application shall not be adjusted against any other Application.
- Starting Date for Submission of online application: 31st May 2016
- Last Date for Submission of online application: 21st June 2016
- Last Date for payment of application fee: 23rd June 2016
Posting / Deployment:- Selected candidate(s) can be posted/deployed anywhere in Punjab, India or abroad, on the orders of the Director General of Police, Punjab or any other officer authorized in this regard according to the exigencies of job and its manifold requirements. The candidate shall not have any right or lien to a particular place/district/area, in or outside the State of Punjab, in this regard.