Kolkata Police SI Recruitment 2021 – Prelims Answer Key Released!

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Kolkata Police SI Recruitment Answer Key Released on 28th May 2022!. The West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has released a recruitment notification for the post of Sub Inspector & Sub Inspectress in the Kolkata Police. A total of 208 vacancies have been released for Kolkata Police SI Recruitment 2021. These vacancies have been released for the Unarmed Branch. This is an excellent West Bengal Govt job opportunity.

  • The West Bengal Police offers both online and offline modes of application. The applications were being accepted between 19.07.2021 (from 00:00 hrs.) and 19.08.2021 (5 P.M.)
  • The applicants shall be selected on the basis of a Preliminary Examination, Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination, and a Personality Test.
  • The finally selected candidates will be entitled to a Pay Scale of Level – 10 in the pay matrix (Rs. 32,100 – Rs. 82,900).

Kolkata Police SI Recruitment 2021 Overview

Exam Conducting Body

West Bengal Police Recruitment Board

Post

Sub Inspector & Sub Inspectress

Vacancy

208

Starting for online applications

19.07.2021(from 00:00 hrs.)

Deadline for online applications

19.08.2021(till 5 P.M.)

Selection Process

Preliminary Examination, Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Final Combined Competitive Examination, and a Personality Test

Exam Date

To be announced

State

West Bengal Government Jobs

Qualification

Graduates Government Jobs

Kolkata Police SI Recruitment Notification (Online)

Kolkata Police SI Recruitment Notification (Offline)

Kolkata Police SI Updates

28th May 2022: Kolkata Police SI Answer Key Released!

The Kolkata Police has released the Kolkata Police SI Answer Key for Prelims. The candidates can download the official Answer Key and Notice from 28th May 2022 onwards. Check the official notice below.

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Kolkata Police SI Vacancy 2021

A total of 208 vacancies have been released for the Kolkata Police SI Recruitment 2021. The candidates can check the distribution of vacancies in the table further.

Category

Sub-Inspector 

Sub-Inspectress

UR

101

10

SC

41

10

ST

9

2

OBC A

19

2

OBC B

11

3

Total

181

27

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Kolkata Police SI Application Process 2021

The WB police offer both online and offline modes of application. The applications were being accepted between 19.07.2021 (from 00:00 hrs.) and 19.08.2021 (till 5 PM). The application process shall be as follows:

Step 1: Click on the above provided direct link to apply. (link expired)

Step 2: Complete registration by entering the basic details.

Step 3: Proceed to the application form and fill in all the details.

Step 4: Upload the required documents as per the said format. The candidates can use the PrepForSure Resize Tool.

Step 5: Pay the application fee as per the category.

Step 6: Submit the completely filled application form and save it for future reference.

The candidates were also provided with the option of downloading the application form from the official website. The filled up application form must be sent to the following address:

Chairman, West Bengal Police Recruitment Board, Araksha Bhaban, 5th Floor, 6th Cross Road, Block – DJ, Sector-II, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700 091

Kolkata Police SI Application Fee

The application fee shall be as per the category of the candidate. The application fee shall be non-refundable. The fees can be paid through Debit Cards/Credit Cards/Net-Banking of any Bank/ e-wallets/Bharat QR and UPI App. The offline fee payment can be done through the India post/Punjab National bank challan.

Category

Application Fee

Processing Fee

Total Amount Payable

All categories except Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (of West Bengal only)

Rs. 250/-

Rs. 20

Rs.270

SC/ST (of West Bengal Only)

NIL

Rs. 20

Rs. 20

Kolkata Police SI Eligibility Criteria 2021

The candidates who wish to apply for the Kolkata Police SI exam need to satisfy the eligibility criteria that have been defined on the grounds of nationality, educational qualification, age limit, and physical measurements.

A. Kolkata Police SI Nationality

The applicant must be a citizen of India

B. Kolkata Police SI Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • The applicant must be able to speak, read and write the Bengali Language (not applicable to permanent residents of hill subdivisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts)

C. Kolkata Police SI Age Limit (As of 01.01.2021)

The applicant must be aged between 20 and 27 years as of 01.01.2021. The upper age limit shall be relaxed for the following categories:

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

Candidates of Kolkata Police

upto 35 years

D. Kolkata Police SI Physical Measurement

Sl. No.

Name of the Post

Class

Height (in cm)

Chest (in cm)

Weight (in kg.)

1

Sub-Inspector of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in Kolkata Police]

Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes)

167 cm

79 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm

56 kg.

Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes

160 cm

76 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm

52 kg.

2

Sub-Inspectress of Police [Unarmed Branch (UB) in Kolkata Police]

Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes)

160 cm

48 kg.

Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes

155 cm

45 kg.

Gorkhas, Rajbanshis, Garwalis and Scheduled Tribes

163 cm

81 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm

54 kg.

Candidates need to match the above mentioned Kolkata Police SI height, chest and weight criteria to qualify the Physical Measurement Test (PMT) of the Selection process.

Kolkata Police SI Selection Process 2021

The first stage of selection shall be a preliminary exam which shall be a screening test. Later, the Physical Measurement Test & Efficiency Test shall be taking place for successful candidates. The successful candidates will later appear for the Final Combined Competitive Exam. The final stage of selection will be a personality test worth 30 marks. Hence the four stages of selection are as follows:

  1. Preliminary Examination 
  2. Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET),
  3. Final Combined Competitive Examination and
  4. Personality Test

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Kolkata Police SI Syllabus 2021

The Kolkata Police SI Syllabus for both Preliminary test and Final Combined Competitive Exam is given in the space provided below. Refer to this and get started with your preparation accordingly.

Preliminary examination and Paper I of the Final Combined Competitive Examination General Studies and Arithmetic : – 

(a) General Studies :- Questions will be set to test the General Knowledge of candidates in different spheres. 

(b) Logical & Analytical Reasoning :- Questions will be set to test the logical and analytical ability of the candidate. 

(c) Arithmetic :- Questions will be set on the basis of the syllabus of Madhyamik Examination of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education. 

Paper II and Paper III of the Final Combined Competitive Examination : 

(i) Paper II – English 

Questions may be asked on all or any of the following items: 

  1. Drafting of a report from the points or material supplied; 
  2. Translation from Bengali/Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali, as the case may be to English, 
  3. Condensing of a prose passage (summary/precis) 
  4. Correct use of words, correction of sentences, use of common phrases, synonyms and antonyms etc. 

(ii)Paper III – Bengali / Hindi /Urdu / Nepali

Questions may be asked on all or any of the following items :- 

  1. Drafting of a report from the points or material supplied; 
  2. Translation from English to Bengali and English to Nepali for the candidates who have opted for ‘Bengali’ or ‘Nepali’ respectively, and translation from Hindi/Urdu to Bengali for the candidates who have opted for Hindi or Urdu. The translation shall be of 20 marks

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Kolkata Police SI Exam Pattern 2021

The scheme of examination for the various selection stages in the Kolkata Police SI recruitment are explained further:

A. Kolkata Police SI Preliminary Exam

  • Preliminary examination will be an MCQ type OMR based written examination. 
  • The question paper will be set bilingual i.e., in two languages (English and Bengali). 
  • A total of 100 questions shall be asked for 200 marks.
  • There will be a negative marking of 1/4th of the assigned mark for each incorrect answer.
  • This is only a screening round, marks scored in preliminary examination will not be counted for the purpose of determining the final merit list. 

Section

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

General Studies

50

100

90 Minutes

Logical & Analytical reasoning

25

50

Arithmetic

25

50

Total

100

200

B. Kolkata Police SI Physical Efficiency Test

The physical efficiency test shall consist of the following tasks:

Post

Test

Sub-Inspector

800 meters run within 3 minutes.

Sub-Inspectress

400 meters run within 2 minutes

C. Kolkata Police SI Final Combined Competitive Examination

  • The final exam shall consist of 3 papers.
  • These papers shall consist of conventional type questions.
  • Paper – I (General Studies and Arithmetic) of Final Combined Competitive Examination will be set in three languages – English, Bengali and Nepali. Answers can be in any of these languages but all the answers must be in one and the same language. 

Paper 

Subject

Marks

Duration

Paper I

General Studies

50

2 hours

Logical & Analytical

25

Arithmetic

25

Paper II

English

50

1 hour

Paper III

Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali

50

1 hour

Total

200

4 hours

D. Personality Test

  • A limited number of the candidates selected merit-wise based on the scores of Final Combined Competitive Examination will be called in to appear for the Personality Test.
  • Candidates’ ability to speak in Bengali will be tested.
  • Personality Test will be conducted out of 30 marks total.
  • The minimum qualifying mark for the personality test will be 08 (eight).

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Kolkata Police SI Exam Dates 2021

Knowing the Kolkata Police SI important dates and events here that allows prior and efficient exam preparation .

Event

Date

Starting for online applications

19.07.2021(from 00:00 hrs.)

Deadline for online applications

19.08.2021(till 5 P.M.)

Admit Card Release Date

To be Notified

Exam Dates

To be Notified

Result Date

To be Notified

GD/ GT AND Personal Interview

NOV’2021- LAST WEEK / Dec’2021- First Week

Kolkata Police SI Admit Card 2021

In case of on-line applicants, Admit Cards will not be issued through the Postal Department for Preliminary, PMT & PET, Final Combined Competitive Examination and Personality Test, if shortlisted. Candidates have to download the West Bengal Police SI e-Admit Cards from the official websites using the steps given below. 

Step 1: Go to the official website of West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.

Step 2: On the homepage, click on the link for download of Kolkata Police SI Recruitment admit card 2021.

Step 3: Once you click on the link, it takes you to a new login set up page where you need to enter your login credentials like registration id and password and submit them to access your admit card.

Step 4: Admit card PDF appears on your screen then, save and take a printout as you need to carry the hard copy of the admit card to the exam center.

Kolkata Police SI Salary 2021

Kolkata Police SI Salary will be in the pay scale of Rs. 32,100 – Rs. 82,900 in the Level – 10 of the pay matrix.

Appointment and Probation : 

  • Kolkata Police Sub-Inspector/Sub-Inspectress shall be appointed initially on temporary basis after clearing all the rounds of selection process. 
  • After completing the Basic Training successfully, they will have to serve a probation period of two years.

Kolkata Police SI Cut Off 2021 

Cut-off marks are the minimum marks set by West Bengal Police Recruitment Board to screen only the deserving candidates after the Preliminary round. The Board is also at discretion to fix qualifying marks in all or any of the three papers and also in the aggregate of three papers in the final combined competitive examination. The Kolkata Police SI Cut off is curated by the experts keeping various parameters in mind like the Number of vacancies for the West Bengal Police SI post in that particular year, the number of candidates applied for the post, the difficulty level of the question paper, Previous year cut-off trends, category of the candidates, and so on.

Kolkata Police SI Answer Key 2021

After the completion of the Kolkata Police SI 2021 Exam, candidates will be provided with the answer key to check their answers and have an idea of their scores and qualification status before the results are officially declared. Candidates will also be given a provision to raise objections against any answer in case of error which is then considered and resolved by the higher authorities at West Bengal Police Recruitment Board after which the final answer key is released for reference.

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Kolkata Police SI Preparation Tips 2021

  • Firstly, download the Kolkata Police SI syllabus PDF and get well aware of the topics and subtopics to be covered in the upcoming examination. 
  • The second most important thing is to know the exam pattern and marks weightage of each topic. This helps to prioritize and devote extra time on the ones with higher weightage and difficulty standards..
  • For the reasoning section, you can take help from PrepForSure’s Online Reasoning Coaching that helps clear your basics and in thorough practice.
  • Download PrepForSure’s General Knowledge/Current Affairs App to get all recent updates and news on your phone.
  • Attempt online mock tests and solve previous year Kolkata Police SI official papers to get an idea on the type of questions asked in the examination as well as analyze your own preparation.

Most Recommended Books for Kolkata Police SI Preparation 2021

From the table given below, find the most recommended books for Kolkata Police SI Recruitment that might prove helpful during your exam preparation.. 

Sr. No.

Topics

Books

1.

General Studies

  • General Knowledge by Arihant Publications
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge by Binary Karn

2.

General English

  • Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi, Arihant Publication
  • High School English Grammar by Wren and Martin

3.

Arithmetic

  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Agarwal

4.

Logical & Analytical Reasoning

  • Analytical Reasoning by M.K. Pandey
  • A New Approach to Reasoning by Arihant Publications.

Kolkata Police SI Recruitment Results 2021

Follow the steps mentioned below to check the final Kolkata Police SI result 2021 from the official website and download the final select list. The direct link for the same will be provided here in this article after the completion of the Kolkata Police SI Recruitment exam.

Step 1: Candidates need to visit the official site of West Bengal Police Recruitment.

Step 2: Search for ‘Kolkata Police SI Exam Result 2021’ from the latest notification on Homepage. 

Step 3: Provide the mandatory login details in the login set up that you are directed to in a new web page and submit.

Step 4: Kolkata Police SI results appear on the screen which can then be downloaded in PDF format and saved for future purposes.

Hopefully, this article on the Kolkata Police SI Recruitment 2021 was informative for all the candidates. The interested candidates are advised to go through the official notification carefully for more details. The candidates can download the PrepForSure App to prepare for various state police examinations.