UP Police Sub Inspector / Platoon Commander / Fire Officer 2021 Eligibility Criteria


UP Police Sub Inspector / Platoon Commander/ Fire Officer 2021 Eligibility Criteria

UP Police (Sub Inspector, Platoon Commander, and Fire Officer) Exam Pattern

To ensure successful completion of the UP Police SI exam 2021 application process, it is essential to confirm your eligibility first. There are various parameters based on which a candidate is considered eligible for applying to any particular post. The official recruitment notification consists of the complete UP Police SI eligibility criteria which will decide if a candidate is eligible to apply for the post or not.

Educational Qualification

To be eligible for UP Police SI post, a candidate must possess certain educational qualification which is as follows:

For SI & Platoon Commander: Graduation or an equivalent degree from UGC recognized University/Institute.

Fire Service Second Officer: Graduation degree in Science or an equivalent degree from a recognized board/university.

Name of the PostEducational Criteria
SI & Platoon Commander Candidates having Graduation Degree from UGC recognized University/Institute will be eligible to apply for UP Police SI Recruitment
Fire Service Second Officer The candidate should be a Science graduate holder from a recognized board/university

Preferential Qualification

There will not be any additional marks that will be awarded in case a candidate possesses any additional qualifications. In case of two or more candidates secure the same marks, the priority will then be given based on the following conditions:

  • An ‘O’ Level certificate in Computer from DOEACC/NIELIT Society, OR
  • May have served for two years in the Territorial Army, OR
  • An NCC ‘B’ certificate

Age Limit

Any candidate who wishes to apply for UP Police SI recruitment needs to fall in the prescribed age bracket. A candidate should have attained the age of 21 as on July 01, 2021 and should not have exceeded the age of 28.

Name of the PostAge Criteria
SI / Platoon Commander / Fire Service Second Officer
  • Minimum Age - 21 years
  • Maximum Age - 28 years

Age Relaxation

For certain categories, there will also be a relaxation in the upper age limit provided by the UP selection commission. The relaxation will vary depending on the category of candidates. You can find all the relevant details in the table provided below:

CategoryPercentageMaximum Age RelaxationCertificate and FormatCompetent Authority to Issue the Certificate
SC 21 05 Years Caste Certificate Format-2 District Magistrate, Additional District Officer, City Magistrate, Sub Divisional Officer, Tehsildar, Retired Magistrate, District Social Welfare Officer
ST 02 05 Years Caste Certificate Format-2
OBC 27 05 Years Caste Certificate Format-1 District Magistrate, Additional District Officer, City Magistrate, Sub Divisional Officer, Tehsildar
Ex-Servicemen 05 03 Unit Discharge Certificate District Sainik Welfare and Rehabilitation Officer

* The age of ex-servicemen should not exceed the prescribed age limit by more than 3 years, less the period of service rendered in the Army, from their actual age.

UP Police SI Physical Standard Test

CategoryHeightChestRunning
Male
Gen/OBC/SC 168 cms 79-84 cms 48 km in 28 minutes
ST 160 cms 77-82 cms
Female
Gen/OBC/SC 152 cms N/A 2.4 km in 16 minutes
ST 147 cms N/A

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