UP Police Constable Recruitment 2020: Check Eligibility, Qualifications, Exam Pattern

UP Police Constable Recruitment 2020

Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board recruit the eligible aspirants to UP Police for the constable posts. Previously, it notified 49,568 vacancies, providing a golden chance for all the aspirants who always 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. In lieu of a huge crowd of aspirants, there will definitely an alleviation in the number of competitors as per the set age limit. Take a look at the UP Police constable Eligibility criteria, vacancies, exam pattern and syllabus.

UP Police Constable Vacancies 

2017 -> 41,520 Vacancies 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.

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UP Police Constable Pay Scale

Pay Band-5200-20200/-
Grade pay- 2000 according to new payment matrix Rs.21700/-

UP Police 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

UP Police Constable Educational Qualification

The applicant must have passed 12th standard Examination or it’s equivalent from government recognised organisation.

Uttar Pradesh Selection Process

The selection process for the UP Police constable consists of the following stages:

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

UP Police Constable Exam Pattern

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.

UP Police Constable Syllabus

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

General knowledge: Economics

  • Tax System
  • GDP
  • Gini Coefficient
  • Import-Export
  • 5 Year Plans
  • Scientific names
  • Body Organs
  • Blood Group

General knowledge: Uttar Pradesh

  • 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

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 analysis of UP Police Exam 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 Affairs 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
    HCF & LCM 1
    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


Check Detailed Analysis of UP Police Constable Exam

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


UP Police Recruitment FAQs

Q. What is the Selection Procedure for UP Police?
The Selection Procedure for UP Police consists of Computer-Based Exam, Document Verification & Physical Standard Test and Physical Efficiency Test.

Q. What is the age limit for UP police?
The age limit for males is 18 to 22 years.

Q. What is the educational qualification for UP police?
The applicant must have passed 12th standard Examination or it’s equivalent.

Q. How do I get into UP police?
To get into UP Police constable, you must pass the computer-based exam and the subsequent stages of examination.

Q. How many subjects are asked in UP Police Constable exam?
There are 4 subjects namely General Knowledge, Numerical Ability & Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning & General Intelligence and General Hindi.

Q. What is the pay scale for UP Police Constable?
UP Police constable comes in the pay band- 5200-20200/- with Grade pay of Rs 2000. According to new payment matrix, the pay would be approx Rs.21700/-