WB Police Sub Inspector Exam Pattern and Syllabus, Exam Date

WB Police Sub Inspector Exam Pattern & Syllabus:

WB Police Sub Inspector Exam Pattern & Syllabus: West Bengal Police Department had recently released notification for eligible and interested candidates for the post of Police Sub Inspector. Many candidates who applied for this post were in confusion and had less information about the exam pattern and syllabus. Below mentioned is the details of exam pattern and Syllabus.

About West Bengal State Police department:

The Department is headed by the Director General of Police. It is the law enforcement agency of the state and has its Headquarters at Kolkata. The Main purpose of the department is to protect the people of the state and make sure that there is no illegal activities going on in the state. There are many Police stations in the state and for proper functioning of the Department recruitment for various Post is conducted.

Job Highlights for WB Police Sub Inspector Exam:

  • Organization Name :- West Bengal State Police Department
  • Name of the Post :- WB Police  Sub Inspector
  • Total no of Vacancies:- 688 Vacancies
  • Type of Job:- State Government job
  • Location of Job:- West Bengal State
  • Mode of Application :- Online mode or offline mode
  • Starting date of Application :- 10th Aug 2019
  • Last date of Application :- 9th Sept 2019
  • Admit Card :-                  link1
  • Official Website:- policewb.gov.in

Selection Procedure for WB Police Sub Inspector Recruitment: 

The selection procedure for the post of WB Police Sub Inspector will be based on

  • Preliminary test
  • PMT & PET
  • Final Combined Competitive exam
  • Personality test

Exam Pattern for WB Police Sub Inspector:

Preliminary Exam Phase 1

Sr no Name of test No of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Reasoning 25 50
2 Maths 25 50
2 General Awareness 50 100
  Total 100 200

Syllabus for WB Police Sub Inspector Exam:

Reasoning Syllabus

  • Non Verbal Series
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Statement & Conclusion
  • Syllogistic Reasoning
  • Blood Relation Concept
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Visual Memory
  • Analogies
  • Problem Solving
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Similarities & differences
  • Criteria Decision Making

Numerical ability Syllabus

  • Number System
  • Ratio and Time
  • Time and Work
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Average
  • Time and Distance
  • Discount
  • Simplification

General awareness

Current affairs from last 6 months of the country and the world can be asked plus questions on ecology and financial awareness will also be asked.

Physical Efficiency Test (Qualifying Nature)



Sr No



Minimum Qualifying Standard for males


800 mtr race for males  3 minutes

Physical Standards

Category Class Weight Height Chest
Sub Inspector of Police (Unarmed Branch) Gorkhas, Rajbandhis, Garwalis& ST 52 Kg 160 cm 76cm
Sub Inspector of Police (Unarmed Branch) Candidates from all other categories 56 Kg 167cm 79cm
Sub Inspector of Police (Armed Branch) Gorkhas, Rajbandhis, Garwalis& ST 54 Kg 163cm 81cm
Sub Inspector of Police (Armed Branch) Candidates from all other categories 60 Kg 173cm 86cm

All the process of selection will be done under Strict Supervision by the authority. The Candidate who will be able to clear the different stages of the exam will be appointed for the Post of WB Police sub Inspector. For latest Update of every stage of the recruitment stay tuned to this page.

Final Combined Competitive Exam

Candidates who clear both CBT exam and PET test will be called for final combined competitive examination, candidates have to bring minimum cut off to qualify the examination. The pattern for this phase will be as follows.

Paper Name of test Duration Maximum Marks
Paper1 General Studies & Arithmetic 2 hour 100
Paper2 English 1 hour 50
Paper3 Bengali/ Urdu/Hindi/ Nepali 1 hour 50
  Total 4 hours 200

Personality Test

 The candidates who qualify the Final Combined Competitive exam will be called for Personality Test. The dates of WB Police Sub Inspector will be declared. Visit the official site for the dates details The Personality test will be of 30 marks and it will be awarded by the committee members. The Minimum Qualifying marks will be 8 in the personality test.

Document Verification is the last stage where selected candidates will be called for the verification of the documents and once it is completed the medical test will also be done and then after completing the process the selected candidates will be appointed for the post of WB Police Sub Inspector Post.

This was an overview of syllabus and exam pattern for WB police sub inspector post for any queries visit the official website of WB Police department.

Important Link:

Recruitment Details                     Click Here

Official Website                      policewb.gov.in