West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has just today advertised the WB Police SI Recruitment 2013 notification for 400 SI (Sub-Inspector) vacancies, which includes 118 Lady Sub-Inspector (SI) vacancy. As per this notification, application form for this WB Police SI Vacancy 2013 would be available from 20th March, 2013 and the last date to submit form is 16th April, , 2013.You can click here to download the WB Police SI Recruitment 2013 Notification.
This blog article is being written to apprise you about this latest job opportunity in West Bengal Police as a Sub-Inspector as well as to help you apply for the same by quoting the relevant information on application form and eligibility from the salient portion of the notification. In another blog post titled WB Police SI Exam Pattern, Papers & Books I would provide you the prep materials for the WB Police SI Exam.
But before doing that let us know about West Bengal Police as an organisation.
What is West Bengal PoliceWest Bengal Police is one of the two state-run police organisation in West Bengal – the other police organisation in West Bengal is Kolkata Police, jurisdiction of which extends only within metropolitan area of Kolkata. On the other hand, West Bengal Police has jurisdiction over eighteen revenue districts of the State (excluding the metropolitan city of Kolkata).
West Bengal Police is divided into three police zones and a Government Railway Police (GRP) Zone, each headed by an Inspector General of Police. Each Zone consists of one or more Ranges headed by a Deputy Inspector General of Police (or Special Inspector General of Police). In all, there are 22 police districts (including four consisting of GRP districts), each headed by a Superintendent of Police.
You can know more about WB Police from this About us page as well as from Wiki.
WB SI Police Vacancy 2013:As said, there are a total of 400 SI (Sub-Inspector) vacancies:282 Sub-Inspector (SI) & 118 Lady Sub-Inspector (SI) vacancy.Reservations exists for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B category of West Bengal only as per Govt. of West Bengal directives.
West Bengal Police SI Salary:West Bengal Police is offering salary for these vacancies of Sub-Inspectors in the pay-scale of Rs. 7,100-37,600/- (i.e. Pay Band-3) with Grade Pay Rs. 3,900/- and other allowances.
Eligibility for WB Police SI Recruitment 2013:Eligibility for these Sub-Inspector positions in West Bengal Police is as below:Age Eligibility: (as on 01.01.2013)Min: 20 years, Max: 27 years. (i.e. DOB not earlier than 02/01/1986 and not later than 01/01/1993).Age relaxations exist for following category of candidates from West Bengal only: SC/ST: 5 years, OBC: 3 Years. For departmental candidates, max age: 35 years.
Academic Qualification Eligibility:Minimum graduation (i.e. degree) of a recognized university or its equivalent.
On top of above eligibility, you need to have the physical attributes as given in section “Minimum Physical Standard” in page-1 of the notification.
Selection process for WB Police SI Recruitment 2013:
Selection for these Sub-Inspector positions in West Bengal Police consists of a two stage written exam (Prelims: 200 marks & Mains: 200 marks), followed by Interview (i.e. Personality Test) of 30 Marks. Marks you score in Prelims would be for screening purpose only. You can find more about this in my subsequent blog post titled: WB Police SI Exam Pattern, Papers & Books.
WB Police SI Recruitment 2013 Application Form:
Application Form for West Bengal Police Sub-Inspector Recruitment 2013 would be available from 20th March till 16th April, 2013. This application forms can be obtained from the office of Superintendent of Police of all districts and the office of the Commissioner of Police of all Police Commissionerates. But this forms would be given to you only on production of Application Form fee DD or caste-certificate for reserved categories.
The Application Form fee is Rs. 150/