Various events will be conducted at the district level headquarters in HP to ensure the selection of eligible candidates in Himachal Pradesh Constable Recruitment 2016. Selection criteria consist of physical standards (weight, height), Physical screening test (PST), written exam and personal interview. Character verification and medical exam to be conducted for candidates named in the final selection list. Details of the complete selection procedure for Himachal Police vacancies is described here.
Required Physical Standards: To take part in PET, candidates must have the following height and chest (male only):
|Category||Age||Chest (Male only)||Height|
|General||18 to 23 years||31″x32″||5′-6″||5′-2″|
|SC/ST||18 to 25 years||29″x30″||5′-4″||5′-0″|
|Home Guards (Gen/OBC)||20 to 28 years||31″x32″||5′-6″||5′-2″|
|Home Guards (SC/ST)||“||29″x30″||5′-4″||5′-0″|
|Home Guards (Gorkhas)||“||29″x30″||5′-4″||5′-0″|
|Distinguished Sportsmen (Gen/OBC)||18 to 25 years||31″x32″||5′-6″||5′-2″|
|Distinguished Sportsmen (SC/ST)||“||29″x30″||5′-4″||5′-0″|
|Distinguished Sportsmen (Gorkhas)||“||29″x30″||5′-4″||5′-0″|
Additional marks for height will be given as per the following table:
|Height (Male)||Height (Female)||Marks|
|Less than 5′-7″||Less than 5′-2″||0|
|5′-7″ but less than 5′-8″||5′-2″ but less than 5′-3″||01|
|5′-8″ but less than 5′-9″||5′-3″ but less than 5′-4″||02|
|5′-9″ but less than 5′-10″||5′-4″ but less than 5′-5″||03|
|5′-10″ but less than 5′-11″||5′-5″ but less than 5′-6″||04|
|5′-11″ and above||5′-6″ and above||05|
Physical Effeciency Test (PET): It will be of qualifying nature. No marks will be given for the race, high jump or long jump. But it is necessary to qualify all these events to participate in Himachal Police written test.
|Race 1500 Meters for Male|
800 Meters for Female
|6 Minutes 30 Seconds||4 Minutes 15 seconds|
|High Jump||1.25 Meters||Minimum 1 Meter|
|Broad Jump||4 Meters||3 Meters|
Three chances will be given for High and long jump while there won’t be any additional chance if you failed in the race.
HP Police Constable Written Exam Pattern, Syllabus 2016
Written test will be conducted on districts level headquarters. Usually, the exam will be held on the same date for all districts. Duration of examination will be 60 Minutes (1 Hour). HP Police Constable Exam date is not yet disclosed but it will be notified to the candidates via the official website. Total marks for objective type test will be 80. The question paper will be available in bot English and Hindi languages.
Questions will be available from the following subjects:
- General Awareness.
- Reasoning aptitude.
The level of questions will be of 12th class standard except the Maths. The syllabus of Math subject will be of matriculation level.
Personality Test (Interview): Himachal Police Interview to be conducted for constable posts in last. It would be taken for 15 marks. Candidates who qualified the written test, will be called in the ratio of 3 persons for one post, for the interview.