UP Police 2018 Recruitment for Constable: 49,568 Vacancies

Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment 2018-19:

Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board, Lucknow has released 49,568 vacancies for the post of Reserved Citizen Police and Reserved Territorial Armed Constabulary.

Considering the convenience of the aspirants and to bring an impartiality in the final selection procedure. To fulfill the employment deprivation of the youths of the country, UP Police Exam notification is out emerging surplus vacant seats. With 49,568 vacancies, this is a golden chance for all the aspirants who always have dreamt to serve in UP Police department. The set minimum age to appear in this exam is 22 for male candidates and 25 for female candidates. It might raise eyebrows of the majority of the aspirants but simultaneously it’s a pleasant news for the fact that the competition will be among same aged candidates. In lieu of a huge crowd of aspirants, there will definitely an alleviation in the number of competitors as per the set age limit. Having hit the road running, be among those who don’t wait to take an impulsive decision to reach their goal.
So aspirants, don’t lag behind from imprinting your victory in a reputed post. With bells on, grab the opportunity when it’s knocking at your door itself.

Start Date to Apply Online: 19th November 2018

Last Date to Apply Online: 8th December 2018

UP Police Constable 2018-19 Exam Dates : 27th and 28th January 2019

UP Police Vacancies 2018:

Advt. No. 1(112)2017 -> 41,520 Vacancies Advt. No. 1(138)2018 -> 49,568 Vacancies
Reserved Citizen Police Reserved Territorial Armed Constabulary Reserved Citizen Police Reserved Territorial Armed Constabulary
General 11,761 9,000 15,681 9,104
OBC 6,350 4,860 8,467 4,916
SC 4,939 3,780 6,585 3,824
ST 470 360 627 364
Total 23,520 18,000 31,360 18,208

Provincial Armed Constabulary – only male candidates are eligible.

Pay Scale:
Pay Band-5200-20200/-
Grade pay- 2000 according to new payment matrix Rs.21700/-
Age Limit:
For Male:
minimum age: 18 years
maximum age: 22 years
Age as on 01 July 2018 i.e. born before 02 July 1996 and not after 01 July 2000.
For Female:
minimum age: 18 years
maximum age: 25 years
Age as on 01 July 2018 i.e. born before 02 July 1993 and not after 01 July 2000.
Age Relaxation for OBC/SC/ST: 5 years

Educational Qualification:
The applicant must have passed 12th standard Examination or its equivalent from government recognised organisation.
Application Fee: Rs.400/-

Uttar Pradesh Selection Process:

  1. Computer Based Exam
  2. Document Verification & Physical Standard Test
  3. Physical Efficiency Test

UP Police Constable Exam Pattern:

Exam Pattern :Computer Based Exam

The below table denotes the classification of subjects and corresponding maximum marks for UP Police Exam.

Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Knowledge 38 76 2 Hours
Numerical Ability & Quantitative Aptitude 38 76
Reasoning & General Intelligence 37 74
General Hindi 37 74
Total 150 300

Negative Marking: 0.5 marks
Exam will contain objective type multiple questions.
Exam will be in bilingual language both Hindi and English
All the four sections are of equivalent importance and might supplement your performance unexpectedly.

Here let us inform that for Reserved Citizen Police both Male and Female candidates are eligible while for Provincial Armed Constabulary only Male Candidates are eligible.

UP Police Constable Syllabus:

General knowledge and Current affairs

General knowledge
  • Gandhi Era
  • Modern History
  • Budhism
  • Noble Prize and for their respective works
  • boundary Lines
  • Revolutions
  • Constitution-Ammendments, Parts, Schedule, Article
  • Parliament
  • Powers of President
  • Drainage System
  • Grassland


  • Tax System
  • GDP
  • Gini Cofficient
  • Import-Export
  • 5 Year Plans
Sports: Olympic Medal
  • Scientific names
  • Body Organs
  • Blood Group
Culture and Social Custom of Uttar Pradesh
Revenue, Police and General Administration System in Uttar Pradesh
Protection of Women and Children,
Basics/Fundamental of Information & Communication Technology,
Environmental Studies

सामान्य हिन्दी (General Hindi)

Basics of Language-Hindi Grammar
हिन्दी और अन्य भारतीय भाषायें,
हिन्दी व्याकरण का मौलिक ज्ञान-हिन्दी वर्णमाला तद्भव-तत्सम,
पर्यायवाची विलोम, अनेकार्थक वाक्यांशो के स्थान पर एक शब्द, समरूपी भिन्नार्थक शब्द,
अशु़द्व वाक्यों को शुद्व करना, लिंग वचन, कारक, सर्वनाम विशेषण, क्रिया, काल, वाच्य, अव्यय, उपसर्ग, प्रत्यय, सन्धि, समास, विराम-चिन्ह, मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियां, रस, छन्द, अंलकार आदि,
अपठित बोध, प्रसिद्व कवि, लेखक एवं उनकी प्रसिद्व रचनाये, हिन्दी भाषा में पुरस्कार

Below is the exam analyses of UP Police Exam 2018 to make you aware of the possible criterion of the upcoming exam for the same.

General Knowledge 

In UP Police Constable Exam 2018, Questions from History and Static Gk under GK Section were asked predominantly. Also Current Affair Section with 5 questions proved its prominence. 
Topic No of Questions
Sports 1
Biology 3
Geography 4
Polity 3
History 9
Current Affairs 5
Static 8
Total 38

Mental Aptitude, IQ & Reasoning Ability

Most number of questions were asked from Odd one out section whether it be figure based, number based or words related. Topics like Blood Relation, Series, Venn Diagram and Statements and Conclusions bagged the equivalent number of questions. Level of questions can be assumed easy to moderate on the basis of general parameters.

Topic No of Questions
Blood Relation 3
Series 3
Odd One Out 9
Venn Diagram 3
Mirror Image 2
Analogy 7
Water Image 1
Cube 1
Statements & Conclusions 3
Missing Term 2
Coding Decoding 4
Total 38

Numerical & Mental Ability

In UP Police Constable Exam 2018, Numerical & Mental Ability was of Easy-Moderate Level. Most of the questions were asked from Analogy & Series.

Topic No of Questions
Series 6
SI/ CI 3
Average 1
Time & Work 2
Time, speed & Distance 2
Mensuration 1
Analogy 6
Odd one out 1
Mathematical operations 1
Simplification 3
Ratio 1
Direction Sense Test 2
Data Sufficiency 3
 Percentage 2
Profit & Loss 2
Total 37

General Hindi

UP Police Constable Exam 2018, Hindi language section was of easy to moderate level. There was 1 Reading Comprehension(गद्यांश) with 5 questions based on it.

No of Questions
शुद्ध वर्तनी
विलोम / पर्यायवाची
लिंग परिवर्तन
तत्सम / तत्भव
एकवचन 1
सर्वनाम 1
क्रिया 1
काल 1
शब्दार्थ 2
उपसर्ग 1
प्रत्य 1
संधि-विच्छेद 1
वाच्य 1
अव्य 1
उपन्यास 1
वर्ण 1
ध्वनि 1
रस 1

Physical Standard Test

For Male:

Minimum height 168 cm 160 cm
chest measurement 79 cm (without expansion)
84 cm (with expansion)
77 cm (without expansion)
82 cm (with expansion)

For Female:

Minimum height 152 cm 147 cm
Minimum Weight 40 kg 40 kg

Physical Efficiency Test

Distance Time Limit
Male 4.8 km 25 min
Female 2.4 km 14 min

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