The requirement for Police constable is different between states but in general the candidate should have cleared the Senior Secondary exam(10) to be eligible to apply for the position.
Age: The age should be between 18 – 23 years. For the reserved category, there is a grace for 2/5 years. Minimum height requirement for male is 165 cms and for women it is 155 cms.
Physical requirement: The chest requirement is 81 cms and after expansion 86 cms. There should be a minimum of 5 cms expansion in the chest.
Selection Process: The selection process consist of written and a Physical exam. Written exam are different for different states but generally it consist of one exam of 200 question which test general knowledge(samanya gyam) skills of the candidates. The written test is simple and can be cleared with little preparation.
Once written exam is cleared, there is a physical test which require the candidate to run for 1 mile(1.6 kms) in 6 mins. For women it is 1 kms in 6 min. For the UP Police constable bharti, the physical requirement test will consist for men to run 4.8 Kms in 35 mins while women have to run 2.4 Kms in 20 mins to be qualified.
High Jump requirement of 4 foot and long jump of 12 foot. Some state require gola phek upto 16 foot(16 pounds gola). For women, they need to throw the gola upto 10 foot. Please confirm what is the requirement for your state police constable jobs.
Salary :The pay grade for police constable position is Rs. 5200 – 20400. Apart from this there are some perks also for which police constable are eligible.
Selected candidates selected as Police constable can expect to reach to the level of police Inspector by retirement.