UP Police Sub Inspector

On June 12, 2022, the 2020–21 cycle's UP Police SI Final Selection Cut-Off and Results were made public. One of the most esteemed positions in the UP Police department is the Sub Inspector recruitment. Each year, a large number of candidates take this exam. Find out more information about the ...(Read More)

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On June 12, 2022, the 2020–21 cycle's UP Police SI Final Selection Cut-Off and Results were made public. One of the most esteemed positions in the UP Police department is the Sub Inspector recruitment. Each year, a large number of candidates take this exam. Find out more information about the 2021 UP Police SI recruitment here.

Candidates who apply for the UP Police SI 2021 recruitment will have to go through a three-stage selection process (Online Exam, Documentation & Physical Standards Test, and Physical Efficiency Test).

The UP Police SI 2021 written exam will consist of four different papers: General Knowledge, Mental Aptitude /Intelligence /Reasoning, Numerical & Mental Ability Test, and General Hindi. Applicants must complete the application form online. Candidates applying for the post of UP Police SI 2021 Recruitment must pay an application fee. The fee for all candidates will be Rs. 400/-. Candidates must first meet the eligibility criteria established by the exam conducting authority in order to apply for the UP Police SI Exam 2021.

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  • Exam Pattern

    Total Marks : 400
    Total Time : 120 Min
    -ve marking : N/A
    Subject Qns. Marks
    General Hindi 40 100
    Basic Law/ Constitution/ General Knowledge 40 100
    Numerical & Mental Ability Test 40 100
    Mental Aptitude Test/Intelligence Quotient Test 40 100
    Total 160 400

    Eligibility Criteria

    Essential Educational Qualifications: 

    (A) Sub Inspector:

    Bachelor's degree (Graduation) from an Indian university established by law, or any equivalent qualification recognised by the government.

    (B) Platoon Commander or PAC

    Bachelor's degree (Graduation) from an Indian university established by law, or any equivalent qualification recognised by the government.

    (C) Fire Officer Second

    Bachelor's degree (Graduation) in Science from an Indian university established by law, or any equivalent qualification recognised by the government. 


    Preferential Qualifications:

    Possess 'O' Level Certificate in Computer from DOEACC/NIELIT Society, or

    Have served for at least two years served in the Territorial Army, or

    Possess 'B' certificate of National Cadet Corps


    Age limit:

    The age limit of the applicants should be between 21 years to 28 years.

    *Candidates should be born between 01 July 1993 and 01 July 2000. (both date inclusive)*

    **The upper age limit for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and other groups will be increased by the number of years stated in the Act and related Government regulations at the time of vacancies notification.**


    The permitted upper age limit relaxations are as follows:

    S. No. Category Age-relaxation 
    01 SC/ST 5 years
    02 OBC 5 years
    03 Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning.


    Exam Pattern

    Schemes of the UP Police Sub Inspector (SI) Selection Procedure:

    • Online Written Examination

    • Physical Standard Test and Document Verification

    • Physical Efficiency Test (Qualifying Nature)

    • Medical Test


    UP Police SI : Written Examination

    S. No. Name of Tests Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
    I General Hindi 40 100 120 minutes.
    II Fundamental Law / Constitution / General Knowledge 40 100
    III Numerical & Mental Ability Test 40 100
    IV Mental Aptitude Test / IQ Test / Reasoning Test 40 100

    Important Note:

    I. Total Number of Question and Total Number of Marks are 160 and 400 respectively. 

    II. Duration of Examination is 120 minutes.

    III. For each correct answer candidate will get 2.5 marks.

    IV. There will be no negative for incorrect answers.

    V. The candidates will score at least 35% marks in each section and overall 50% marks.


    UP Police SI : Physical Standard Test

    Gender Category Height Chest Weight
    Male Gen/OBC/SC 168 cm 79 normal (+5 expand) --
    ST 160 cm 77 Normal (+5 expand) --
    Female Gen/OBC/SC 152 cm -- 40 kg
    ST 147 cm -- 40 kg


    UP Police SI : Physical Efficiency Test

    • The candidates found successful in the scrutiny of records and in the physical standard test will be expected to appear in the physical efficiency test which will be of qualifying nature.

    • To be successful in the Physical Efficiency Test, a Male Candidate will have to Run a 4.8 km run in 28 minutes and a Female Candidate will have to Run a 2.4 km run in 6 minutes.


    UP Police SI : Medical exam

    • Medical examination will be done by the Medical Council constituted by the Chief Medical Officer as per the Medical Manual and 'Police Recruitment Medical Examination Form'.

    • Candidates found unsuccessful in the medical test will be declared unfit by the appointing authority and such vacancies will be carried forward for further selection.

    Vacancy Details

    The following are the likely positions that will be filled up through this Exam:

    Sub Inspector 3613 902 2437 1895 180 9027
    Platoon Commander or PAC 194 48 131 101 10 484
    Fire Officer Second 10 02 06 05 -- 23


    Syllabus of UP Police Sub Inspector (SI) Examinations:

    (A) General Hindi 

    • हिन्दी और अन्य भारतीय भाषायें

    • हिन्दी वर्णमाला

    • तड्भव-तत्सम

    • पर्यायवाची

    • विलोम

    • अनेकार्थक

    • वाक्यांशों के स्थान पर एक शब्द

    • समरूपी भिन्‍नार्थक शब्द

    • अशुद्ध वाक्यों को शुद्ध करना

    • लिंग

    • वचन

    • कारक

    • सर्वनाम

    • विशेषण

    • क्रिया

    • काल

    • वाच्य

    • अव्यय

    • उपसर्ग

    • प्रत्यय

    • सन्धि

    • समास

    • विराम-चिन्ह

    • मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियां

    • रस

    • छन्द

    • अलंकार

    • अलंकार

    • अपठित बोध

    • प्रसिद्ध कवि, लेखक एवं उनकी प्रसिद्ध रचनायें

    • हिन्दी भाषा में पुरस्कार

    • विविध


    (B) Fundamental Law / Constitution / General Knowledge


    • Indian Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Code

    • Legal provision for protection of women, children, members of Scheduled Castes

    • Traffic Rules

    • Environmental Protection

    • Wildlife Protection

    • Human Rights Protection

    • Right to Information Act

    • Income Tax Act

    • Prevention of Corruption Act

    • National Security Act

    • IT Act

    • Cyber Crime

    • Public Interest Litigation

    • Important Judicial Judgment

    • Land Reforms

    •Land Acquisition

    • General Knowledge of Land Revenue related laws


    • Objective of the Constitution

    • Fundamental Rights

    • Directive Principles and Fundamental Duties of Policy

    • Parliamentary System

    • Formation of Central and State Governments and their powers

    • Right to make laws, Local Government

    • Relations between Center and States

    • Elections and other important information

    • General information about Constitutional Schedules

    • All India Services and their selection method etc.

    (C) General Knowledge

    • General Science

    • Health and Health Science

    • Health and Health Science

    • History of India

    • Freedom Struggle of India

    • Indian Economy and Culture

    • Indian Agriculture

    • Commerce and Trade

    • Population

    • Environment and Urbanisation

    • FDI (Foreign Direct Investment)

    • World geography and geography and natural resources of India

    • Contemporary topics of national and international importance

    • Specific information regarding education

    • Culture and social practices of Uttar Pradesh

    • Revenue, Police and General administrative system in Uttar Pradesh

    • India and Relations between neighboring countries

    • Basic knowledge of computer skills

    • Basic knowledge of information and communication technology

    • Social media communication


    (C) Numerical & Mental Ability Test 

    (C-I) Numerical Ability Test

    • Number System

    • Simplification

    • Decimals and Fraction

    • Highest common factor and lowest common multiple

    • Ratio and Proportion

    • Percentage

    • Profit and Logs

    • Discount

    • Simple interest

    • Compound interest

    • Partnership

    • Average

    • Time and Work

    • Time and Distance

    • Use of Tables and Graphs

    • Menstruation

    • Arithmetical computations and other analytical functions

    • Miscellaneous 

    (C-II) Mental Ability Test

    • Logical Diagrams

    • Symbol-Relationship Interpretation

    • Perception Test

    • Word Formation Test

    • Letter and number series

    • Word and alphabet Analogy

    • Common Sense Test

    • Direction Sense Test

    • Logical interpretation of data

    • Forcefulness of argument

    • Determining implied meanings


    (D) Mental Aptitude Test / IQ Test / Reasoning Test

    (D-I) Mental Aptitude Test

    • Public Interest

    • Law and order

    • Communal harmony

    • Crime Control

    • Rule of law

    • Ability of Adaptability

    • Professional Information (Basic level)

    • Police System

    • Contemporary Police Issues & Law and order-d

    • Interest in Profession

    • Mental toughness

    • Sensitivity towards minorities and underprivileged

    • Gender sensitivity

    (D-II) Intelligence Quotient (IQ) Test

    • Relationship and Analogy Test

    • Spotting out the dissimilar

    • Series Completion Test

    • Coding and Decoding Test

    • Direction Sense Test

    • Blood Relation

    • Problem based on alphabet

    • Time sequence Test

    • Venn Diagram and chart type test

    • Mathematical ability Test

    • Arranging in order

    (D-III) Reasoning Test

    • Analogies

    • Similarities

    • Differences

    • Space visualization

    • Problem Solving

    • Analysis Judgement

    • Decision Making

    • Visual Memory

    • Discrimination

    • Observation

    • Relationship

    • Concepts

    • Arithmetical reasoning

    • Verbal and figure classification

    • Arithmetical number series

    • Abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships

    Application Fee

    Fee Payable by Candidates for UP Police Sub Inspector Exam:

    For All others Category’s: Rs. 400/-


    Mode of Payment:

    Candidates can pay the prescribed fee through E-Challan, Internet Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI immediately.

    If the fee is to be paid through e-challan, then the candidate should print the e-challan of the State Bank of India.


    How to Apply

    For further information on how to fill out the online application form, see the instructions below.

    Go to the official website of UP Police @uppbpb.gov.in or Click on the direct given link on the website.

    Click the "Apply Online" link button for UP Police SI 2021.

    New candidates will be required to register first.

    Register by selecting the New Applicant Link on the left side of the screen.

    Fill in the details with all of the necessary information.

    You will receive a candidate ID and a password to your registered phone number and your email address.

    Now, login with the information you received upon registration.

    Fill out your personal information, your educational qualifications details, and other information carefully.

    Upload a signature image and a photo in the specified dimensions.

    Now, press the submit button.

    Pay the online application fee by any mode or e-challan.

    Verify all of the information before submitting your application form.

    Remember to keep a printout of your application receipt for future reference.


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