West Bengal SI Recruitment 2023: Important Details, Age, Recruitment Details!

The recruitment board of the West Bengal police has officially announced the police recruitment 2023 notification for the role of lady sub inspector/sub-inspector of police [For both unarmed and armed branches] 2023. Recruitment will be for the vacant positions of constable and sub-inspectors. The candidates are going to be selected based on their performance in various selection phases which includes a written examination, physical efficiency test [PET], physical measurement tests [PMT], medical examination, and finally a personal interview.

It is a good opportunity for people seeking recent police jobs or jobs in the government sector. Eligible candidates can apply at the official website. The primary responsibility of the SI police department will be to ensure safety and minimize the crime rate in West Bengal.

West Bengal SI Recruitment 2023 Important Details

Official websiteCLICK HERE
Name of recruitmentWest Bengal SI recruitment
Name of organizationWest Bengal Police Recruitment Board [WBPRB]
Number of vacancies1088 vacancies [Expected]
Type of jobSub-inspector/lady SI [UB] and sub-inspector [AB]
Location of jobWest Bengal
Mode of examinationOffline and online mode
SalaryRs.32,100/- to Rs.82,900/-

All the important dates will be announced soon.

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West Bengal SI Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria


Candidates should be Indian citizens and must have a domicile certificate from West Bengal state.

Required Language

  • Candidates must know how to read, speak, write, and understand the Bengali language.
  • However, the above-mentioned requirement will not apply to the permanent residents of the hill subdivisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts.
  • Physically handicapped aspirants are not able to apply for these vacancies.

Educational Requirements

A candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a very recognized university or an equivalent qualification before January 2023.

Age Limit

The minimum age limit for the candidates is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 27 years for the same.

Age Relaxation

SC/ST5 Years
OBC3 Years
West Bengal police department SC/ST13 years
West Bengal police department OBC11 Years
West Bengal police department general8 Years

Application Fees

CategoryApplication FeeProcessing FeeTotal Amount
All other categories [ except ST/SC of West Bengal]Rs.250/-Rs.20/-Rs.270/-
Scheduled tribe of West BengalNilRs.20Rs.20
Scheduled caste of West BengalNilRs.20Rs.20

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West Bengal SI Recruitment 2023 Selection Process

The various phases of the examination will take place as follows:

Preliminary Examination

Serial NumberSubjectsNumber of questionsMaximum Marks Required
 1.General Knowledge50 MCQs100 marks
 2.Logical and analytical reasoning25 MCQs50 marks
 3.Maths25 MCQs50 marks
  • The time duration of this examination will be 90 minutes.
  • The written exam will take place through an OMR sheet and consist of multiple-choice questions.
  • Negative marking will be there as, for each incorrect answer, 0.25 of the allotted marks for the specific question will be deducted.
  • The question paper will be available in English and Bengali language.

Physical Efficiency Test Pattern

PostEventsTime duration
Lady Sub Inspector unarmed branch posts400 meters run2 minutes
Male police Sub inspector police [both unarmed and armed branches]800 meters run3 minutes

Final Competitive Exam Pattern

PaperSubjectMaximum Marks RequiredTime Duration
Paper-IEnglish Language50 marks1 hour
Paper-IIGeneral Studies & Arithmetic100 marks2 hours
Paper-IIIHindi/Bengali/Nepali/Urdu50 marks1 hour
TopicMaximum marks requiredPassing marks
Bengali speaking test30 marks08 marks

West Bengal SI Recruitment 2023 Application form 

Candidates must register for the job positions by visiting the official website mentioned above, and fill their application forms otherwise they will be denied entry during the examination.

A step-by-step application procedure is given below for convenience:

  • Visit the official website of the West Bengal government jobs and click the application form from the online section. Fill in all the necessary details and register.
  • After registering, the candidates will get an application number and password.
  • Log in by using the application number and password and fill in all the required details and documents. Make sure to cross-check the scanned images and signature.
  • The fee amount will be paid via banking/ credit or debit card. The candidate’s form will only be accepted after payment.
  • Print out the confirmation page and admit card.

West Bengal SI Recruitment 2023 FAQs

Q1. Can I become West Bengal SI after passing 10th?

A candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a very recognized university or an equivalent qualification before January 2023.

Q2. What is the maximum age limit for West Bengal police SI?

The maximum age limit for West Bengal Police SI is 27 years.

Q3. When will they give the examination dates?

The exam dates and all the important dates regarding the exam will be uploaded soon.

Q4. Is there any promotion for West Bengal Police SI?

Yes, they can be promoted to posts like ASP, head police constable, etc.

Q5. It is necessary to learn Bengali for the exam?

Yes, Candidates must know how to read, speak, write, and understand the Bengali language.

Q6. Will the preliminary exam be written?

It will be an OMR-based MCQ-type written examination.

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