HP Police Constable Syllabus 2021

About HP Police Constable Recruitment :

Himachal Pradesh Police Department (HIMPOL) had invited applications for recruitment to Various 1334 posts of Constable GD (Male & Female), Constable (Driver). Many Candidates filled their Application forms for the above Vacant Posts. Process of Submitting Online Application Form is Started From the Date 01/10/2021 & Conducted Till the Date 31/10/2021. All the Candidates can check the Recruitment Details from the below-provided link.

About Exam :

All the Eligible Candidates filled their application form and now they are waiting for their Exam. The Himachal Pradesh Police Department will conduct the Physical Standards Test. PST/ PET will be conducted for Constable on upcoming dates.

As time passes away the standard of competitive examination is raising with the period rapidly. So, candidates also must have to pay more attention to their preparation to give the best in their examination. Now, we are rendering the determined latest scheme of examination and syllabus for your best preparation regarding recruitment of HP Police Constable.

Selection Process :

  1. Physical Standards Test
  2. Physical Efficiency Test
  3. Written Test
  4. Scrutiny of documents and award of marks for certificates (15 Marks) :
  5. Medical Examination
  6. Verification of Character & antecedents

Physical Standards Test (PST)

Marks for Height will be awarded as per the following table :

Category Height For Males Height For Females Chest for Male Constable
General 5’-6” 5’-2” 31” X32”
SC/ST 5’-4” 5’-0” 29” X30”
OBC 5’-6” 5’-2” 31” X32”
Gorkhas 5’-4” 5’-0” 29” X30”
Home Guards (General/OBC) 5’-6” 5’-2” 31” X32”
Home Guards (SC/ST) 5’-4” 5’-0” 29” X30”
Home Guards (Gorkhas) 5’-4” 5’-0” 29” X30”
Distinguished Sportsman (General/OBC) 5’-6” 5’-2” 31” X32”
Distinguished Sportsman (SC/ST) 5’-4” 5’-0” 29” X30”
Distinguished Sportsman (Gorkhas) 5’-4” 5’-0” 29” X30”

Marks for Height

Sr. No. Height (Male) Height (Female) Marks
1. Less than 5’7″ Less than 5’2″ 0 mark
2. 5’7″ – 5’8″ 5’2″ – 5’3″ 1 Mark
3. 5’8″ – 5’9″ 5’3″ – 5’4″ 2 Marks
4. 5’9″ – 5’10” 5’4″ – 5’5″ 3 Marks
5. 5’10” – 5’11” 5’5″ – 5’6″ 4 Marks
6. 5’11” and above 5’6″ and above 5 Marks

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Qualifying Nature Only –

Sr. No. Event Male Female
1. Race 1500 meter in 6 min 30 sec
(No additional attempts)
800 meters in 4 min 15 sec
(No additional attempts)
2. High Jump 1.25 meters
(Max 3 attempts)
Min. 1 meter
(Max 3 attempts)
3. Broad Jump 4 meters
(Max 3 attempts)
3 meters
(Max 3 attempts)

Written Examination :

Exam Pattern:- Scheme of the HP Police Constable written test is as follows :

► The written test will be a multiple choice objective type.
► There will be a composite paper of 80 marks.
► The duration of the test will be 01:00 hour (60 minutes).
► The written exam will be of 10+2 standard except for Mathematics for which standard shall be Matriculation.

Subjects No of questions Syllabus
English language 16 questions 10+2  standard
Hindi language 16 questions 10+2 standard
General Awareness 16 questions 10+2 standard
Mathematics & Science 16 questions Mathematics of 10th standard, Science 10+2 standard
Reasoning Aptitude  16 questions 10+2 standard

Note: No Official Update About Negative Marking.

Minimum qualifying marks:

  • For SC/ST candidates = 40%
  • For all other categories = 50%
  • This process will be video graphed.
    • The result of the written examination shall be put up online and also displayed on the Notice Board of the concerned District S.P. Office displaying marks secured by all the candidates (out of a maximum of 80 marks) who appeared in the written examination).


HP Police Constable Syllabus is given below :

Hindi & English Languages: Candidates’ ability to understand correct language, his basic comprehension, and writing ability, etc. would be tested. Questions will be asked from error recognition, fill in the blanks (using verbs, prepositions, articles, etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, etc.

General Awareness: History, Geography and Socio-Economic development of Himachal Pradesh and India. Knowledge of current events of National and International importance and such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The Paper will also include questions on the Modern History of India, Indian culture, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, Geography of India.

Mathematics & Science: The test of Arithmetical and Numerical abilities will cover Number Systems including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs, etc. There will also be questions on Biology, species, Laws of Physics and Chemistry, Chemical properties.

Reasoning Aptitude: It will include the question of both verbal and non-verbal types. Question will be asked from analogies, similarities and differences, problem-solving, relationship, arithmetical computation, and other analytical functions, Venn diagrams, relationship concepts and Ability to observe and distinguish patterns, etc.

Scrutiny of documents and award of marks for certificates (15 Marks) :

It Will is in two parts:

  •  Scrutiny of all documents related to eligibility for the post of Constables. The burden of producing documents determining the eligibility of the candidates shall rest on the applicant. The absence of any certificate which entitles the candidate to be considered as a special class/ category shall make the candidate ineligible for such consideration.
  • Evaluation concerning 15 marks, on account of special certificates earned by the candidates, shall be carried out as per the following criteria as elaborated in Reference -iii
S. No Criteria Maximum Marks
(i)  Weightage for the minimum educational qualification as per the provision of sub-rules (1) and (2) of rule 8 {percentage of marks obtained in the educational qualification would be multiplied by 0.025. For example, (a) If the candidate has secured 50% marks in the required educational qualifications, he/she will be allowed 1.25 marks (50 x 0.025= 1.25) (b) If the candidate has secured 60% marks in the required educational qualifications, he/she will be allowed 1.50 marks (60 x 0.025= 1.50) (c) And so on. 2.5 (Two & a half)
 (ii) Belonging to notify Backward Area or Panchayat, as the case may be. To be notified by the competent authority 1 (One)
(iii) Landless family/ family having land less than 1 Hectare. To be certified by the concerned Revenue Authority. 1(One)
(iv) NSS (at least one year) = 1 mark per year completed (up to a maximum of 4). NCC Certificates will be given a weightage of : (a) NCC (C) certificate = 4, (b) NCC (B) Certificate= 2 (c) NCC (A) certificate = 1. A Candidate, who has all these certificates, will be given marks only for NCC (C) Certificate  Bharat Scout and Guide =1 (minimum eligibility is one year)  4 (Four)
 (v) Candidate possessing LMV driving license. 1.5 (one and a half)
(vi) Candidates possessing the following certificates in Sports as notified by the Department of Personnel will be awarded marks as follows: a) International Level = 4 Marks b) National Level =3 Marks c) State level =2 Marks The category of sports would be as mentioned in 4 (Four)
(vii) Medal winner of International/Olympic/National level sports competition as mentioned in Reference – v. 1 (One)
Total 15

Final Selection:

Stages of recruitment Maximum Marks
Height 05
Written test 80
Evaluation on examination of certificates 15
Grand Total 100

The final result showing the marks obtained in each of the three stages (i) + (ii) + (iii), out of 100 marks and also including the position of respective reserved categories shall be put up online and displayed in respect of all the candidates who appeared for the Scrutiny and Evaluation of documents on the Notice Board of the District S.P. office immediately after completion of All Stage.

Important Links For HP Police Constable Syllabus

For More Details https://recruitment.hppolice.gov.in/ OR www.police.nic.in