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Punjab Police Head Constable Recruitment 2021:Important Dates, Vacancy, Eligibilty Criteria, Pattern, Syllabus, Exam Fee & Online Application

Punjab Police has issued a notice stating vacancies for 811 head constables in the investigation cadre. This notice was posted on the official page of Punjab Police. Its official notification was released on the official website of Punjab Police. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for this job position through the official website of Punjab Police. Let us discuss important dates, syllabus, pattern, eligibility criteria, fee, online application and vacancy details of Punjab Police Head Constable Recruitment 2021. Candidates can download the official notification and can apply from the link given below:

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Punjab Police Head Constable Vacancy Details

There are a total of 811 vacancies released by the Punjab Police for head constables in the investigation cadre. There are some vacancies reserved for sportspersons. 

Total vacancies of Head Constables - 811

Posts reserved for sportspersons - 24

Balance - 787 

Sr. No.

Name of the Post

No. of Vacancies


Head Constable (Investigation Cadre)


Punjab Police Head Constable Important Dates

The dates for online registration and exam date for head constable are given below:


Tentative Dates

Starting Date of Online Application


Last Date of Online Application 


Exam Date

To be notified


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Punjab Police Head Constable Eligibility Criteria (Age & Qualification)

Age Limit:

As on 1st January 2021, a candidate should have attained the age of 21 years but should not have attained the age of 28 years, provided further that:

  • SC/ST/BC candidates shall be given relaxation in upper age limit by 5 years. 

  • Ex-Servicemen shall be given relaxation in the upper age limit by 3 years, plus the number of years of service rendered/served by them in the Indian Defence Forces.

  • Serving government employees (State Govt. or Central Govt.) shall be given relaxation in upper age limit by 5 years, but they should not have attained the age of 33 years, as on 1st January 2021.

Educational Qualification:

The minimum educational qualification for the post of head constable is graduation from a recognized university or its equivalent. Also, Candidates must have passed the Matriculation examination with Punjabi as one of the compulsory or elective subjects. 

Punjab Police Head Constable Selection Procedure

Interested and eligible candidates need to channel through the following phases to get selected as head constables:

  1. Computer-Based Exam (2 papers)

  2. Physical Screening Test

Note: Only candidates who clear the Written Test will be eligible for the Physical Screening Test (PST), which will be qualifying in nature. No marks will be awarded for the PST, but all candidates must clear the prescribed fitness trial events. Also, merit will be drawn up purely on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Computer Based Written Examination. 

Punjab Police Head Constable Exam Pattern 

The exam pattern for Punjab Police Head Constable 2021 is given as follows:

  • The Computer-Based Test (CBT) consisting of two papers of 2 hours duration each will comprise of 100 Multiple Choice Questions for each paper with four marks awarded for every correct answer. 

  • Negative marking for each incorrect answer shall be to the extent of 25% of the marks assigned to a question.

Punjab Police Head Constable Exam Syllabus 

There are two written test exams to be conducted in online mode. The expected exam syllabus for two written exams is given below:



General Awareness

Indian Constitution and its features, Central and State Legislature, Executive & Local Government Institutions, Judicial Institutions, History & Culture of  Punjab, Science & Technology, Indian Economy & Agriculture, Geography of India, Current Affairs (National and International) including current legal developments

Quantitative Aptitude

Numbers & their relations, Simplification, Decimals and Fractions, Ratios and Proportions, Percentage, Average (Mean, Mode, Median), Profit & Loss, Simple Interest, Time and Work, Speed, Time and Distance.


Punjabi Language skills including Sentence Completion and Structuring, Error Detection, Vocabulary (Synonyms/Antonyms, One Word Substitution etc.), Reading Comprehension/Passage, Translation from English to Punjabi, Precis Skills, Fill in the blanks, Idioms & Phrases

Logical & Analytical Reasoning Data Interpretation

Statements & Conclusions, Number and Letter Series, Sequencing, Missing number, Pattern Completion, Order and Ranking, Direction and Distances, Puzzles, Calendars, Relationship Problems, Coding & De-coding, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Legal reasoning

Digital Literacy and Awareness

Fundamentals of Computers, E-mail Communication Basics, Computer Hardware, MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint), Internet & Worldwide web, Social Media Platforms, Web Search engines,  Mobile Phones (basic conceptual knowledge),.

English Language

English Language skills, including Sentence Completion and Structuring, Error Detection, Vocabulary (Synonyms/Antonyms, One Word Substitution, etc.), Reading Comprehension/Passage, Translation from Punjabi to English, Precis Skills, Fill in the blanks

How to apply for the exam?

The application start date will be soon issued by the Punjab Police on its official website. Candidates are suggested to visit the official website and get them registered for the Punjab Police head constable. Candidates are required to register themselve online and print their admit cards with the help of registration number and password. 

Punjab Police Head Constable Exam Fee 

The official notification for the head constable is released by the Punjab police. Interested candidates are advised to visit the official website of Punjab Police to get detailed information regarding fees. Here we have give the exam fee to apply for head constable exam:

Sr. No.


Application Fee (Rs)

Examination Fee (Rs)

Total (Rs)


For General





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)




Punjab Police Head Constable Exam Summary

Exam highlights for the Punjab Police Head Constable Recruitment is given below:

Punjab Police Head Constable Exam Summary

Conducting Head

Punjab Police

Exam Type

State Level Exam (Punjab Government job)

Official Website


Exam Dates

11th-20th Sept 2021

Mode of Application

Online on the official website

Start date of Online Application


Last date of Online Application


Total Vacancies 


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