UP Police Sub Inspector / Platoon Commander / Fire officer 2021

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Highlights 2021

The Uttar Pradesh Police or UP Police is the law enforcement agency within Uttar Pradesh, India. It was established in the year 1863 under the Police Act, 1861. The U.P Police has the honour of the largest police force in the world. It is headquartered in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow. To join one of the oldest police departments in the Republic of India is a matter of pride, therefore, every year candidates eagerly wait for its notification to release. Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotional Board (UPPRPB) issues notifications regarding various posts such as Sub Inspector (SI), Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI), Computer Operator, Operator in Radio Branch, Platoon Commander and others on a regular basis. SI and ASI are some of the popular posts among others. The latest notification released by UPPRPB is for Sub Inspector (SI), Platoon Commander and Fire Officer. Before proceeding further, let's look at the highlights of the UP Police exam.

UP Police Highlights 2021

Conducting BodyUttar Pradesh Police Recruitment & Promotion Board
Official Website uppbpb.gov.in
Post Name
  • UP Police Sub Inspector
  • Platoon Commander
  • Fire Officer
Total Vacancies 9534 (More Details)
Application Mode Online
Selection Process
  • Online Written Examination
  • Documentation & Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Application Form Filling Date April 01, 2021 - June 15, 2021 (Closed)
UP Police (SI / Platoon Commander /
Fire Service Second Officer) Exam Date
To be notified later

Notification 2021

UP Police Notification 2021 has been released by UPPRPB to recruit 9534 vacancies. This notification has been issued for Sub Inspector, Platoon Commander, and Fire Officer posts. The application window of the UP Police SI exam along with other posts is now closed. The exam date of the UP Police Sub Inspector exam 2021 will be informed in due course. Any update regarding the same will be notified on the website. The Official Website Notification Link [PDF] is given below for your reference. 

To know about UP Police Vacancies and Admit Card details, please check here.

Exam Pattern 2021

The selection process of UP Police Recruitment comprises 3 phases

  • Phase-1: Online Written Exam
  • Phase-2: Documentation & Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Phase-3: Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

UP Police online written exam will be an objective type exam. A total of 160 questions will be asked for 400 marks. The UP Police Exam Pattern comprises of General Hindi, Law/ Constitution and General Knowledge, Numerical & Mental Ability Test and Mental Aptitude Test/Intelligence Test/Test of Reasoning. Please note that there is no negative marking. The online written exam will be followed by a Physical Standard test and a Physical Efficiency Test. 

For further details on UP Police exam pattern along with Marking Scheme and Exam language, Please check here. 

Syllabus 2021

It is essential to have correct knowledge regarding the syllabus as this can make or break your preparation. The syllabus of UP Police exam 2021 comprises four sections namely General Hindi, Law/ Constitution and General Knowledge, Numerical & Mental Ability Test, Mental Aptitude Test/Intelligence Test/Test of Reasoning. Along with the correct syllabus, it is equally important to have the right source of study marital. 

To know complete details on UP Police Syllabus and Books, Please check here. 

Eligibility Criteria 

In order to apply for the UP Police SI Recruitment 2021 along with the Platoon Commander post, you must possess a basic Graduation Degree in any discipline (B.A, B.Sc, B.Com, B.Tech or as such) from UGC recognized University/Institute. In case you are applying for Fire Officer, you should be a Science graduate from a recognized board/university. Any candidate applying for the UP Police exam 2021 must be in between 21 and 28 years of age (as on July 01, 2021)

Upper age relaxation shall be provided to SC/ST and other reserved category candidates as per the Govt norms.

For detailed eligibility, you can visit our UP Police SI Eligibility Criteria section.

Exam Dates 2021

UPPRPB has issued a notification for Sub Inspector, Platoon Commander, and Fire Officer posts on February 25, 2021. The application window of the same was open from April 01, 2021, to June 15, 2021. The online written exam date for the UP Police exam has not been announced yet. Any information regarding the UP Police exam calendar will be updated here. 

For further details on the UP Police SI exam calendar, please click here.

Previous Year Cut-Off

Analysing the previous year cut off is the best practice to know the level of the exam. 

Check here to view UP Police SI Previous Year Cut off 

Salary

The salary provided in UP Police is a tempting force. Sub Inspector in UP Police has a pay scale of Rs. 9,300-34,800/-.. Besides this, there are various perks and allowances that are enjoyed by Sub Inspector, Platoon Commander and Fire Officer. You can deduce more details about UP Police salary and work profile by clicking on the image below. 

UP Police SI

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FAQs

No. The application window for the UP Police Sub-Inspector examination has already been closed on 15th June 2021.
The UP Police SI exam will be held in online mode.
No. There will not be any deduction for an incorrect answer.
There will be three stages in the UP Police SI exam: Online Exam, Documentation & Physical Standard Test, Physical Efficiency Test.
Yes. There will be a medical examination after the final merit list will be declared. This will be done in order to check if the candidate does/does not suffer from any kind of physical or mental illness.
Yes. The candidates who are already working in a Central/State Government job will be eligible to apply for UP Police SI recruitment. To do so, they will have to ask for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their employer and produce it as and when required.
Yes. You will be eligible to apply for UP Police SI recruitment even if you do not have the domicile of UP.
No. Any such male candidate who is not able to produce UP’s domicile certificate will not be eligible for relaxation under their category and will be treated as unreserved candidates. In this case, if such a candidate scores fewer marks than the cut-off marks for unreserved candidates, he will be disqualified from the further stages of UP Police SI recruitment.
No, such female candidates will not be eligible for the UP Police SI relaxation under their category. If these female candidates are able to score equal or more marks than the cut-off marks for the unreserved category, they will be considered qualified for the next stages.
No. The additional/preferential qualification will only be considered in case two or more candidates score equal marks.
Yes. A physical standard test will take place for the Sub Inspector posts for UP Police SI recruitment.
The online written exam of the UP Police SI exam contains a total of 400 questions. Each section contains 100 marks. 
Yes, the online written exam for all three posts is common, therefore, the syllabus remains the same.
The quality exceeds quantity.  Keep your source for the UP Police exam limited, indeed revise them on a regular basis. You can attempt UP Police mock tests to analyse your level of preparation. 
Sub Inspector in UP Police enjoys in hand salary ranges from Rs. 24000 to 80400/-. Besides this, he is also eligible for various perks and benefits.  
  • DCP (Deputy Commissioner of Police)
  • ACP (Assistant Commissioner of Police)
  • Inspector
  • Sub Inspector (SI)
  • Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI)
  • Head Constable
  • Senior Constable
  • Constable
The exam dates for UP Police has not been announced yet. Any information regarding the same will be updated here. 
No. The application window for the UP Police Sub-Inspector examination has already been closed on 15th June 2021.
There will be three stages in the UP Police SI exam: Online Exam, Documentation & Physical Standard Test, Physical Efficiency Test.
Yes. You will be eligible to apply for UP Police SI recruitment even if you do not have the domicile of UP.
Yes. The candidates who are already working in a Central/State Government job will be eligible to apply for UP Police SI recruitment. To do so, they will have to ask for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their employer and produce it as and when required.
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