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HP Police Constable Exam

About HP Police Constable Exam

HP police constable exam is conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Police Board. The department is headed by the Director-General and Inspector General of Police. The exam is conducted for recruiting police sub-inspectors for the various districts in Himachal Pradesh

HP Police Constable Notification

HP police constable Recruitment 2021 exam has been released by the Himachal Pradesh Police Department on 10th September 2021 for recruitment of 1334 candidates in posts of General Duty Constables for both Male & females and Driver Constable for Males only.

HP Police Constable Exam - Overview

OrganisationHimachal Pradesh Police Board
Post NameGeneral Duty Constable & Driver Constable
Job locationHimachal Pradesh
Job CategoryState-level
Application ModeOnline 
Eligibility 12th pass
Selection Process

Physical Standard Test

Physical Efficiency Test

Written Examination

Medical Test

SalaryRs. 5910-20200/- plus Grade Pay 1900
Official website 

HP Police Constable - Important Dates

HP Constable Notification10th September 2021
Online Application Starts01st October 2021
Last date to submit application form31st October 2021
Last date to pay fee31st October 2021
HP Constable Exam DateTo be notified soon

HP Police Constable - Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria for HP Police Constable Recruitment 2021 is divided into 3 categories: Citizenship, Educational Qualification and Age Limit. The details on these categories are provided below.


The candidate should be a bonafide resident of Himachal Pradesh.

Educational Qualification

The applicants should have completed or passed their 10+2 or any other equivalent examination from a recognized board or institute to apply for the post of HP Police Constable.

Age limit

The age of a Candidates should be a minimum of 18 years and a maximum of 25 years. The cut-off date for the calculation for an upper and lower age for all categories is 31 October 2021. However, certain age relaxations are considered as per rules. Details for the relaxation will be updated soon.

CategoryAge Limit
General18 to 25 years




Distinguished Sportsman (General/OBC)

Distinguished Sportsman (SC/ST)

Distinguished Sportsman (Gorkhas)

18 to 27 years

Home Guards (General/OBC)

Home Guards (SC/ST)

Home Guards (Gorkhas)

20 to 28 years

HP Police Constable Application Fees

Category NameApplication FeeCOVID FeeTotal
Home Guards (Gen/Gorkhas)200100300
Home Guards (SC/ST/OBC)50100150

The application fee for HP Police Constable Exam 2021 can be paid in two modes: online mode via net banking or debit and credit card and offline mode by depositing the fee to any nearest SBI branch.

Application Process for HP Police Constable 2021

Candidates must follow these steps to register for HP Police Constable 2021 exam:

  • Visit the HP Police official website ( )
  • Create a new account if you are applying for the first time for HP Police Bharti
  • Existing account holders can use the log in option directly
  • On the dashboard, candidates can see ongoing posts application form link
  • Fill the Application form by clicking the link.
  • Provide all the necessary details (Documents, Photograph, Signature, Application fee mode, Exam centre, Posts name etc) in the form.
  • Click on submit button
  • Take a printout of the filled application form for future use.

HP Police Constable Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of HP police constable is as follows:

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarks
English language1616
Hindi language1616
General Awareness1616
Mathematics & Science1616
Reasoning Aptitude1616

HP Police Constable Syllabus

General Hindi

  • Synonyms.
  • Phrases/Muhavare.
  • Comprehension.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Error Detection.
  • Antonyms.
  • Grammar.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Translation of Sentences.
  • Plural Forms etc.

General English

  • Antonyms.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Correction of Sentences.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Tenses.
  • Grammar.
  • Synonyms.
  • Phrases.
  • Comprehension.
  • Voice etc.


  • Average.
  • Discount.
  • Decimals & Fractions.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Interest.
  • Data Interpretation
  • Ratio and Time.
  • Mixtures & Allegations.
  • Number Systems.
  • Profit & Loss.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Percentage.
  • Whole Numbers.
  • Time & Work.
  • Mensuration.
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations. etc.

General Knowledge

  • International & National Organizations.
  • Books and Authors.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Countries & Capitals.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Abbreviations.
  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • Important Days.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Awards and Honors.
  • Sports etc.


  • Visual Memory.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Number Series.
  • Decision Making.
  • Judgment.
  • Directions.
  • Analogies.
  • Syllogistic Reasoning.
  • Cubes and Dice.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Mirror Images.
  • Alphabet Series.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Arrangements.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Embedded Figures etc.

HP Police Constable Vacancy

1334 HP police constable vacancies have been announced ( 1243 for GD + 91 for Driver Constable)

Male (GD + Driver Constable)Female (GD)Total Vacancies
932 + 91 = 10233111334

HP Police Constable Selection Process

The selection process for HP Constable is based on these stages

  • PST (Physical Standard Test)
  • PET (Physical Endurance Test)
  • Written exam
  • Medical test

PST (Physical Standard Test)

CategoryMinimum Height (Male)Minimum Height (Female)Chest (Male)
General5 Foot 6 Inch5 Foot 2 Inch31x32
SC/ST5 Foot 4 Inch5 Foot 0 Inch29x30
OBC5 Foot 6 Inch5 Foot 2 Inch31x32
Gorkhas5 Foot 4 Inch5 Foot 0 Inch29x30

PET (Physical Endurance Test)

Race1500 meter in 6 min 30 sec
(No additional attempts)
800 meters in 4 min 15 sec
(No additional attempts)
High Jump1.25 meters
(Max 3 attempts)
Min. 1 meter
(Max 3 attempts)
Broad Jump4 meters
(Max 3 attempts)
3 meters
(Max 3 attempts)

Written Exam

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarks
English language1616
Hindi language1616
General Awareness1616
Mathematics & Science1616
Reasoning Aptitude1616

HP Police Constable Salary

Candidates selected for HP Police Constable posts will get a basic salary in the range of Rs.5,910-20,200/- and a Grade Pay of Rs.1900/- for the first 08 years of the service. After 8 years of service, the regular pay band of Rs.10,300-34,800 shall be paid along with the Grade Pay of Rs.3200.

Exam Date

To be notified soon

Total Vacancies



How many vacancies has been released for HP Police Constable?

Total 1334 vacancies have been announced for HP Police Constable.

What is the salary of HP Police Constable? +

Rs. 5910-20200/- plus Grade Pay 1900

When is the HP Police Constable exam going to be held? +

The exam date for HP Police Constable is yet to be announced.

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