The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) recently announced the recruitment notification for the Kolkata Police Constable positions in 2024. There are a total of 3734 vacancies available for both male and female candidates. Interested individuals can apply online through the official websites of WBPRB.

WBPRB Recruitment 2024 for 3734 Constable and Lady Constables

Kolkata Police Recruitment 2024 Important Dates

The Kolkata Police has announced the recruitment for Constable and Lady Constable posts which is available at and The online application process is open from March 1st to March 29th, 2024. Candidates can submit their applications on the official websites mentioned in the notification. Exam dates will be announced later.

Events Dates
Release Date of Notification 27th February 2024
Online Application Starts 1st March 2024
Last Date to Submit Application 29th March 2024 (11:59 pm)
Last Date to pay fee 29th March 2024
Prelims Written Exam Date Announced Later

West Bengal Police Constable Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have successfully completed the Madhyamik Examination from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or an equivalent qualification.

Fluency in reading, writing and speaking Bengali is required for effective communication in the workplace, with exceptions for permanent residents of hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts.

Age Limit

To apply for the posts, individuals must be at least 18 years old by January 1, 2024, and not older than 30 years old by that same date. However, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates can have their upper age limit relaxed by 5 years while Other Backward Classes-A and Other Backward Classes-B candidates can have their upper age limit relaxed by 3 years, Third Gender/Transgender Persons, and Civic Volunteers who may have their upper age limit relaxed by either 3 or 5 years.

West Bengal Police Constable Application Fee

To apply for the Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024, candidates need to pay an application fee. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe applicants from West Bengal only have to pay a processing fee of Rs. 20. For all other categories from West Bengal, the total fee is Rs. 170 which includes an application fee of Rs. 150 and a processing fee of Rs. 20.

Kolkata Police Constable 2024 Selection Process

The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board have decided on a selection process consisting of five stages:

Written Examination: Used as a screening tool to determine which candidates will move on to the next phase of the selection process. The marks obtained in this exam will not be used in the final merit list. The examination consists of 100 objective-type questions with 1 mark for each correct answer and a negative marking of 1/4th mark for each incorrect answer.

Physical Measurement Test (PMT): candidates will undergo a Physical Measurement Test (PMT) to assess their height, weight, and chest size (for males only).

Physical Efficiency Test: Involves a running event. Those who pass both the PMT and PET will then be invited to take the Final Written Examination administered by WBPRB.

Final Written Examination: This exam will consist of 85 objective-type questions, with one mark awarded for each correct answer and a negative marking of 1/4th for incorrect answers. Qualifying marks will be set by the board for candidates to progress to the next stage of selection.

Interview: Candidates will undergo an interview. The merit list of provisionally selected candidates will be determined by their marks in the Final Written Examination and Interview. Additionally, candidates' proficiency in speaking Bengali will be assessed during the interview.

Kolkata Police Constable 2024 Exam Pattern

The Constable Exam Pattern for the Preliminary Test consists of 100 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 1 hour. The test includes sections on General Awareness and General Knowledge, Elementary Mathematics, and Reasoning. Each correct answer carries 1 mark, but for every wrong answer, 1/4th of a mark will be deducted.


The Kolkata Police Department offers an attractive monthly gross salary of Rs. 26605 to selected candidates for the Constable and Lady Constable positions. This includes a basic pay of Rs. 23700, dearness allowance of Rs. 681, house rent allowance of Rs. 2724, and medical allowance of Rs. 500. The total monthly gross salary also includes other allowances and perks as mentioned in the notification pdf.

Steps to Apply for Kolkata Police Constable Recruitment 2024

To apply for the posts of Constable and Lady Constable in Kolkata Police for 2024, visit the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board's website at

Click on the apply online section on the homepage to access the application form. Fill in your personal details, education, and work experience, along with uploading a photo and scanned signature.

Pay the application fee online before submitting your completed form. Review all information carefully before finalizing your submission by clicking the "Submit" button.