Punjab Constable Eligibility Criteria

Punjab Police Constable Examination Eligibility Details are as follows.

Eligibility Conditions:

A. Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.

B. Age Limit: The minimum and maximum age for recruitment shall be 18 to 25 years respectively.

Age Relaxation:

i. Relaxation in upper age limit in case of SC/ST and BC shall be as prescribed by the Government.
ii. Ex-Servicemen shall be given relaxation in the upper age limit by 3 years plus the number of years of service rendered in the Defence Forces. However, the period between discharge from defence services and re-employment should not exceed 24 months.

C. Educational Qualification: The minimum educational qualification for recruitment is 10+2 in any discipline or equivalent. It is compulsary for each candidate to have passed matriculation examination with Punjabi as compulsory/ optional subject. However, in case of Ex-servicement the minimum educational qualification will be matriculation.

D. Physical Measurement

For Male candidates:
Minimum Height- 5’ 7” (Five feet Seven Inches)
For Female candidates:
Minimum Height -5’ 3” (Five feet three Inches)


1. For Ex-servicemen: In accordance with Govt. instructions issued vide No. G-S-R-11/Const./Arts, 309, 234 & 318/82 dated 02.02.1982 where an Ex-Servicemen is not available for recruitment against a reserved vacancy, such a vacancy shall be reserved to be filled in by recruitment of the wife or one dependant Child of an Ex-Serviceman.

2. For wards of Freedom fighters: Son, daughter , Grandson and granddaughter of Freedom Fighter- Wards of those freedom fighter will be eligible who have either been granted a freedom fighters pension from the Punjab Govt. or have been awarded Tamra  Patras for their political sufferings during pre-independence freedom movements. The Deputy Commissioner of District to which a freedom fighter belongs to will be the only competent authority to provide an eligibility certificate to this effect, i.e. for the grant of all types of those concessions to a freedom fighter or his wards.
e) If married, the candidate should not have more than one living wife/husband.

Exam Pattern: Punjab Constable Examination Pattern comprises of Physical Measurement, Physical Efficiency Test and Interview.

I. Physical Measurement: Candidates who fulfill the requisite age and educational qualification shall only be screened for height.
For Male candidates: 
Minimum Height 5’ 7” (Five feet Seven Inches)
For Female candidates: 
Minimum Height 5’ 3” (Five feet three Inches)

All eligible candidates shall then be put through a Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

II. Physical Efficiency Test:-
Candidates meeting the minimum physical standards will be eligible to participate in the physical efficiency test which shall be of a qualifying nature and shall comprise of the following events:-

Candidates fulfilling the physical measurement criteria shall be eligible to participate in Physical Efficiency Test. (PET):-

(i). For male candidates:

1. 1600 Mtr. Race 6 minutes 30 Second
(only one chance)
2. Long jump 3.80 M (3 chances)
3. High jump 1.10 M (3 chances)

(ii). For Female candidates:

1. 800 Mtr. Race 4 minutes
(only one chance)
2. Long jump 3.25 M (3 chances)
3. High jump 1.05 M (3 chances)

(iii). Physical Efficiency Test for Ex-Servicemen:

4. 1400 Mtr. Run/Walk 12 minutes
(only one chance)
 5.  10 Sit-ups

(iv). Physical Efficiency Test for Ex-Servicewomen

6. 800 Mtr. Run/Walk 08 minutes
(only one chance)
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