Join Nagpur Police

Recruitment Information

Good career opportunities are available in the Police Department and recruitment is held for the following levels:

  • Police Constable
  • Police Sub-Inspector
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • Indian Police Service


  Steps for recruitment of Police Constable
Step No.1 Height Measurement
Step No.2 Chest Measurement
Step No.3 Verification of Documents
Step No.4 Re measurement & allotting Nos. to Candidates
Step No.5 Physical Test
Step No.6 Written Test
Step No.7 Oral Test (Personality Test )
Step No.8 Grace Marks for outstanding performance in sports
Step No.9 Recording Marks in District Recruitment Record Book
Step No.10 List of selected candidates
Step No.11 Waiting List
Step No.12 Medical Examination
Step No.13 Appointment
Step No.14 Character Verification
  Concession given to Candidates
Category Educational Qualifications Chest Height
1. Sportsman 12th Pass Concession of 2.5 c.m. in height
2. Compassion 12th Pass Concession of 2c.m. unexpanded, 1.5 c.m. expanded & 2.5cm in height
3. Band 10th or 12th Pass Concession of 2 c.m. unexpanded, 1.5 c.m. expanded & 2.5cm in height
4. Dam/Project Affected 12th Pass No Concession
5. Police Boy/Girl 12th Pass No Concession
6. Ex-Military Men 12th Pass or 10th Pass & has passed Military exam No Concession
  Recruitment for Gents Police
Necessary conditions for the post of police constable
Educational Qualification Certificate of Higher Secondary School or equivalent exam declared by Government (Bachelor's Degree from Yashwantrao Mukta Vidyapith should be considered as 12th Pass as per Home Department order dated 30.5.2000)
Physical Ability Height - 165 c.m.
Chest - 79 c.m. (Unexpanded)
(Difference should be 5 c.m. after expansion)
Age Between 18 yrs. to 25 yrs.
(Relaxation of 5 yrs. for Backward Class)
Written Test (75 Marks) 1.   Current Affairs
2.   General Knowledge
3.   Numerical Ability
4.   Essay Writing
Note : 37 marks necessary for passing exam.
Personality Test(25 Marks) Candidate's overall personality
Sports, N.C.C. or equivalent capability
Other activities like Computer knowledge (MS-CIT), Driving or any other Technical Knowledge/Higher Education.
  Physical Test (100)
Event Marks Event Marks Event Marks
100 meters Running 25 Long Jump 20 Pull Ups 10
Shot Put 20 800 meters Running 25 -------  
Total : 100 Marks
Note : 50 Marks necessary for passing

For further information, contact the Public Relations Officer at Police Commissioner's Office:

Mailing address :

Commissioner of Police ,
Police Commissioner's office,
Police Headquaters Nagpur.



Please Note:

As mentioned before, there are three entry levels for joining the police force - as Constable, as Police Sub-Inspector / Deputy Superintendent of Police or through the Indian Police Service (IPS). For each of the above the recruitment procedure is different.

For Constables there is an annual recruitment system, and all new recruits are taken on the basis of the recommendations of the employment exchange in accordance with the administrative rules. They are required to appear for written tests and physical examination.

For PSI and DySP positions, advertisements are placed from time to time by the Maharashtra Public Services Commission (MPSC) and candidates are recruited directly into the force in accordance with the MPSC procedures.

For police officers entering at various posts through the Indian Police Services (IPS), the entire process is conducted and carried out by the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) and candidates are selected in accordance with the UPSC procedures.



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