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UPPRPB Police Recruitment 2021-2022 eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, study plan, vacancies, salary, and more


The UPPRPB Police recruitment process for 9027 posts is expected to be completed by December 2021. Aspirants who have applied for the UP Police SI Vacancy 2021 must note the anticipated UP Police SI Examination Dates 2021. Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment & Promotion Board is preparing for 12 & a half lakh candidates to appear for the upcoming examination.


OrganizationUttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board (UPPRPB)
PostsSub Inspector (SI) Civil Police (Male/Female)
Application ModeOnline
Starting date01 April 2021
Closing Dates15 June 2021 till 12 am
CategoryUP Government Jobs
Selection ProcessOnline Written Exam, Documentation & Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
LocationUttar Pradesh
Official Site


UP Police SI Notification release date25 February 2021
Online Application start date01 April 2021
Online Application (Including Payment of Fee) last date15 June 2021
UP SI Hall Ticket/ Admit Card download dateWill be announced
UP Police SI Admit Card 2021 release dateWill be announced
UP Police SI Examination date 2021Expected to be from 17 October 2021


Educational Qualification:

It is a must for the candidates to have a Bachelor's Degree from a government recognized board/ equivalent education.

Age Limit:

The age limit to be eligible for the upcoming exam is 21 to 28 Years of age as of 01 July 2021. UP Police SI age limit criteria are alike for both males & females. Thus, you may review below the detailed UP Police SI age limit criteria to apprehend whether you are suitable to apply for the post/ not.

Age Relaxation:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC05 Years
ST05 Years
OBC05 Years

Physical Standards:

Male (General, OBC, SC)79 cm (Relaxed), 84 cm (Expanded)168
Female (General, OBC, SC)-152
Male (ST)77 cm (Relaxed), 82 cm (Expanded)160

Physical Efficiency Test:

Candidates who qualify for the first round of the UP Police SI Physical Test (Weight/ Height /Chest) shall be called to appear for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

For Race (PET):

For MaleFor Female
4.8 km in 25 minutes2.4 km in 14 minutes

Medical Test

After the eligibility mentioned above criteria are satisfied, the selected candidates also have to undergo a medical test to assure the selected SI is in the best of their health & meets the job's health standards. The following tests are accompanied for the medical examination.

  • Eye Sight- Minimum distant vision should be 6/6 & 6/9 of both eyes without glasses. The candidate must not squint in the eyes.
  • Eyes test ( sight + colour blindness),
  • Tooth test,
  • Hearing test,
  • Blood test ( all variants) + Urine test,
  • Hands & Legs without any significant problems ( barefoot must be seen),
  • Chest x-ray,
  • Knock knee test,
  • Drug screening,
  • Electrocardiogram, and
  • Blood pressure.


General/ OBC/ ST/ SC/ PWD candidatesINR 400/-
Women candidatesNIL


Step 1: Registration for UP Police SI

  • Visit the official site of UP Police.
  • On the homepage, click on 'apply online'.
  • Then, click on the 'Apply for UP Police 2021' link.
  • Fill in your details, such as your name, contact information.
  • A registration number & a password will be sent to your registered mobile number & email address.

Step 2: Complete UP Police SI application form

  • Log in using your registration number & password to complete your application form.
  • Provide your details such as communication address, educational qualifications in the application form.
  • Select your category & the exam centre.

Step 3: Payment of UP Police SI Fee

  • You can pay your application fee either online mode/ E-Challan.
  • Upon payment of the application fee, the site will generate a transaction ID. Keep the transaction ID safely throughout the recruitment process.
  • The application fee for UP Police SI is given above.

Step 4: Upload documents for UP Police SI 2021

  • Once you have filled in the details & paid the required amount of the application fee, you need to upload the necessary documents.
  • Upload your recent passport photograph & signature in JPG/JPEG format.
  • Now, take a printout of your application form for future reference.


UP Police SI Admit Card for 2021 will be released soon for download. Those who have completed the UP Police SI application process shall be issued the Admit Card 2021 utmost 5-10 days before the examination date. Candidates need to carry their Admit Cards to the examination hall. Without the hall ticket, the entry to examination centre is strictly prohibited. Candidates may also follow the steps given below:

  • Open the UP Police official website.
  • Click on the link named 'UP Police SI Admit Card'.
  • Enter your Login details.
  • Your Admit Card shall be displayed on your screen.
  • Now, take a printout of your UP Police SI Admit Card 2021.


Sub Inspector (SI) Civil Police (Male/Female)9027


Category-wise details about the reserve list for Sub Inspector Civil Police are mentioned below.



The selection process of UP Police SI will be based on three different stages. Each stage of the selection process is compulsory to crack to grab the desired post.

  • Written Examination: This examination for UP Police SI will be objective in an offline mode. The candidate must clear the written exam to get selected for the next stage.
  • Document Verification & PMT: After clearing the written examination, candidates will be asked for the documents & physical measurement test.
  • Physical Efficiency Test: After successfully submitting documents, candidates will be required to give PET, the physical efficiency test.

Final Selection: After the fulfilment of all the stages successfully, the merit list shall be made.


Stage 1 (Written Test):

Tier 1 of the UP Police SI Examination is an objective type test that covers 160 questions from 4 subjects with 400 marks (100 marks for each section). The subjects include Basic Law/ Constitution/ General Hindi, General Knowledge, Numerical & Mental Ability Test/ Reasoning. Intelligence Quotient test. Candidates are given two hours to solve all the questions. Here are some essential points regarding the tier 1 exam pattern:

  • The questions will be asked in both English & Hindi languages except for the General Hindi section.
  • There is no negative marking in this examination.
  • For every correct input, candidates will be awarded 2.5 marks.

The table mentioned below highlights the examination pattern of the UP Police SI:

Subject NameMarksNo QuestionsComposite Time
General Hindi10040****
Basic Law/ Constitution/ General Knowledge10040
Numerical & Mental Ability Test10040
Mental Aptitude Test/ Intelligence Quotient Test/Reasoning10040
Total400160120 Minutes

Stage 2 (Physical Standard Test):

Candidates who clear the written online test shall be called for Physical Standard Test (PST). Female candidates to qualify for PST should have a minimum weight of 40 kg. Male candidates need to have a minimum of 5 cm of chest expansion.

All candidates must fulfil the below physical measurements to be eligible for the UP SI next stage:

For Gen/OBC/SC:

Height152 cm168 cm

For ST:


Stage 3 (Physical Efficiency Test):

Candidates who clear the document verification & PST need to appear for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET). In PET, candidates must cover a particular distance at a specific time, the features of which are mentioned below:

Gen/SC/OBC/STRunning2.4 km in 16 Minutes4.8 km in 28 Minutes


General HindiHindi & regional language. Hindi grammar: Noun, Adjective, Pronoun, Tense, Idiom phrase, Verb, One-word substitution. Famous Poets. Reading comprehension. Award in the Hindi language. Miscellaneous.
General KnowledgeGeneral Science, the main focus on biology & health-related programs. The freedom struggle of 1857. Indian Economy & Indian history. Indian geography & world geography. FDI & population survey. Law & administration of UP Relations with neighbouring countries. Computer knowledge & Cyber act knowledge.
Indian constitution and LawParts of the Indian constitution taken from various countries. Indian constitution related terms. Fundamental rights. Special rights providing protecting child, SC & ST. RTI & corruption. Driving & transportation-related law. Land acquisition act. Directive principles. Revenue related act & law. Environment. National securities issues. Wildlife act.
Intelligence Quotient Test/ Mental Aptitude Test/ Test of ReasoningMental Aptitude Test: Law & Order, Public Interest, Communal Harmony, Rule of Law, Crime Control, Ability of Adaptability, Police System, Professional Information (Basic level), Basic Law, Contemporary Police Issues & Law & Order, Mental Toughness, Interest in Profession, Sensitivity towards minorities & underprivileged & Gender sensitivity. Intelligence Quotient Test: Spotting out the dissimilar, Relationship & Analogy Test, Series Completion, Direction Sense Test, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation, Time sequence test, Problems based on the alphabet, Mathematical ability Test, Venn diagram & chart type test, Arranging in order. Reasoning Test: Similarities, Analogies, Differences, Problem-solving, Space visualization, Decision-making, Analysis & Judgment, Discrimination, Visual memory, Observation, Concepts, Relationship, Arithmetical reasoning, Arithmetical number series, Verbal & figure classification, Arithmetical computations & other analytical functions, Abilities to deal with abstract ideas & symbols & their relationship.
Numerical & Mental Ability TestNumerical Ability Test: Simplification, Number System, HCF LCM, Decimal & Fraction, Use of Table & Graph, Compound and Simple Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership, Time & Work, Distance, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Mensuration & Miscellaneous. Mental Ability Test: Symbol-Relationship Interpretation, Logical Diagrams, Codification Perception Test, Letter & number series, Word formation Test, Analogy, Word & alphabet, Letter & number coding, Common Sense Test, Direction sense Test, Forcefulness of argument, Logical interpretation of data, Determining implied meanings.


UP Police SI examination results shall be out after the end of the written test. The final list of the candidates shortlisted in UP SI will be announced after the UP Police SI PET examination. Candidates can check the UP Police SI result through the official website of UP Police. Usually, UP Police reports the SI result 25-30 days after completing the exam. You must enter the registration number & password to access the UP Police SI result 2021. Below are the steps which you need to follow to fetch your results.

  • Visit the UP Police official website.
  • Click on the "UP Police SI Result" link.
  • Now, enter your credentials carefully and submit.
  • A new tab of "UP Police SI Result" shall appear.
  • There you can check your result.


The UP Police Recruitment Board releases UP Police SI cut-off after the examination. All the details about the UP Police cut-off for SI Examination are given below, including factors affecting the cut-off & more. The applicants who secure more than the UP Police SI 2021 written cut-off shall be eligible for the medical examination stage & Physical Standard Test.

Factors Affecting the UP Police SI cut-off:

Some various parameters & factors affect the cut-off. Few of the parameters that determine the UP Police SI cut-off are:

  • The total number of applicants appearing for the examination.
  • The level of difficulty of the paper.
  • The number of vacancies & backlog vacancies.
  • The average performance by all the competitors.

UP Police SI Cut-off 2015:

CategoryMaleFemaleFreedom FighterEx-Serviceman


UP SI General Hindi Analysis 2017:

  • हिंदी व्याकरण से अधिकतर प्रश्न पूछे जा रहे हैं तो आप सभी लोग हिंदी व्याकरण से सम्बंधित प्रश्नों का ज्यादा से ज्यादा अभ्यास करें| मुहावरे और एकार्थी शब्दों को भी पढ़ना न भूले| गधांश - 5
  • रस/छंद - 2-3
  • अलंकार - 2
  • संधि : 3-4
  • उपसर्ग और प्रत्यय : 2 - 3
  • एकार्थी शब्द: 2
  • मुहावरे: 3-4
  • हिंदी व्याकरण ( संज्ञा, वचन,कारक,लिंग, सर्वनाम आदि): 10-12
  • वाक्य क्रम स्थापन: 2 - 3
  • रिक्त स्थान: 3-4
  • प्रसिद्द कवि की कृतिया - 2-3

UP SI General Knowledge Analysis 2017:

  • In history, questions were asked mostly from modern history.
  • Maximum questions were asked from Constitution like articles 14, 17, 44, 51 etc.
  • 3-4 questions were asked from the Police traffic controller system.
  • 2-3 questions were asked from geography.
  • Around 8-10 questions were asked from Women Act, Child Act, Marriage Act etc.
  • 7-8 questions were asked from traditional GK (Awards, Sports, Important dates etc.)

Candidates are advised to study Constitution & different Acts.

UP SI Numerical & Mental Ability Test Analysis 2017:

In this section, questions were asked from several topics, but the questions were not difficult. So, you can attempt 30-35 questions in this section. Do not forget to maintain your accuracy.

  • Profit, loss & discount : 3-4
  • Simple Interest & Compound interest: 1-2
  • Number System: 2-3
  • Speed, time & distance: 2-3
  • Data Interpretation: 5
  • Mixture & Ratio:3-5
  • Time & Work: 2-3
  • Fraction & Simplification: 5 (approx.)
  • Mensuration: 3-4
  • Percentage: 2-3
  • Average: 2-3
  • Miscellaneous: others

Candidates are advised to revise all formulae & tips and tricks of all topics.

UP SI Reasoning Analysis 2017:

Questions asked from Reasoning were easy to moderate.

  • Blood relation: 2
  • Mathematical Operations: 3-4
  • Input-Output: 5
  • Coding-decoding: 2-3
  • Statements & Conclusions: 2-3
  • Sitting Arrangement: 2-3 (based on ranking arrangement)
  • Syllogism: 2-3
  • Number & Alphabet Series: 4
  • Paper cutting: 2
  • Assumptions: 2-3
  • Embedded figures: 2

Note: The pattern of reasoning was based on the Banking examination, but the difficulty level of questions was not difficult.


Salary componentAmount
Dearness Allowance (DA) (@ 17%)INR 6,018
Basic Pay (BP)INR 35,400
House Rental Allowance (HRA) (@ 24%INR 8,496
City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)INR 360
Travel Allowance (3600 + DA)INR 4,212
Ration Money Allowance (RMA) (@97.85 per day)INR 2,936
Deduction (@10% of BP + DA) + InsuranceINR 4200
Gross SalaryINR 57,422
In-hand Salary of UP SIINR 53,222
  • The Dearness Allowance is determined as per the basic salary. DA is 12% of the basic salary.
  • The House Rent Allowance is 24% of the basic salary.
  • The deductions involve various tax deductions, PF, etc.

The above discussed UP Police SI salary structure may differ after the notification declaration. There are numerous other small components in the salary as per individuals investments & savings.


UP Police SI has the following responsibilities to perform:

  • Maintaining decorum.
  • Ensuring the security of the citizens.
  • Solving matters in his appointed jurisdiction.
  • Giving comprehensive reports to his seniors.
  • Doing weekly patrol of his area.


General Hindi:

This is the top-scoring section for most of the students with 40 questions. If we avoid making silly mistakes, it’s relatively more straightforward compared to other units. Previous question papers are the best practice for this section as many questions get repeated in the examination.

Law & Constitution:

This section examines the knowledge of the candidate in law & constitution. It would help if you remembered a lot of rules to master this section. Preparing notes while studying the laws & updating the notes from time to time may help you memorize this section. You will get 24 questions from this section.

General Knowledge:

There will almost be 16 questions in this section with a focus on current affairs & GK. This is a broad subject with no fixed syllabus. Make it a custom to read the newspaper daily & keep track of all the critical national & foreign affairs to ace this section.

Numerical & Mental Ability:

This section is devised to check the problem solving & mathematical aptitude of the candidates. There are 40 questions in this section. Preparation is the key to master this section. Learning formulas & short tricks & trying as many mock tests as possible will improve your problem-solving speed.

Intelligence Quotient Test/ Mental Aptitude Test/ Test of Reasoning:

This section examines the mental ability & IQ of the candidates with 40 questions. The key to master this section is practicing & remaining stress-free during the examination. Attempt questions from previous years to get the hang of the type of questions that can be asked.

General preparation tips:

  • Take mock tests regularly & attempt questions from previous years. It may help you track your progress & level of preparedness & boost your confidence.
  • Always analyze your mock test performance after attempting to identify your weaknesses & strengths. Work on your weaknesses & brighten your strengths.
  • Make decent notes while studying. It will conserve you a lot of time while revision, especially for the Law & Constitution, Numerical & Mental Ability Sections.
  • Study with the focus on working questions quickly. Track your timing & leave out the questions that take you too long to solve on the exam day. Prioritize solving the easy questions first & then the questions that take longer if time permits.
  • Read newspapers, magazines & journals regularly to keep in touch with news & current affairs for the GK section.
  • Don’t study different topics in the last 15 days before the examination. Focus only on revision & practice during this time.
  • Eat healthily & exercise regularly.
  • Keep yourself calm & stress-free on the day of the examination.


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TopicUP SI Book NameAuthor/ Publication
General HindiAditya Vastunisth Samanya HindiPawan Kumar Tiwari/ Aditya
General HindiLucents Samanya HindiSanjeev Kumar/ Lucents
General HindiArihant Samanya HindiArihant
General KnowledgeSamanya AdhyananD K Rathi/ Sneha Publication, Meerut
General KnowledgeLucent Samanya GyanLucent’s Expert/ Lucent
Uttar Pradesh General KnowledgeUttar Pradesh GKSSGCP Group/ Ghanta Chakra
Uttar Pradesh General KnowledgeUttar Pradesh GKShiv Kumar Ojha/ Pariksha Vani
MathematicsQuantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR S Agarwal
MathematicsQuickest MathematicsKiran Publication
ReasoningArihant Master ReasoningArihant Experts/ Arihant
ReasoningR P TiwariRavi P Tiwari/ Precursor
PolityBharat Ki RajvyavasthaLaxmikanth/ TMH
Moolvidhi & SamvidhanMoolvidhi & SamvidhanSSGCP Group/ Ghanta Chakra


Identify your weaknesses- It is essential to analyze yourself from time to time and identify your strong and weak areas/ topics. This may help you concentrate more on the basics and grey areas of lighter topics, thus making them stronger.

Choose your study material wisely- Gaining knowledge from the wrong source is a complete disaster. Thus, you must choose the right and relevant reference for your preparations so that you do not study topics that are not relevant for the UP POLICE SI RECRUITMENT.

Learn short tricks to solve- Once you are thorough with the concepts from your high school books, it is time to learn quick tricks to solve the questions, which will help you reach the correct answer in no time.

Solve previous years' papers- To have the best idea about the type of questions asked in UP POLICE SI, one must solve the question papers for at least the last five years & get well-versed with the exam pattern & difficulty level of the questions.

Mock tests- Practicing the UP POLICE SI mock test is another incredible way to prepare yourself for UP POLICE SI 2021. It is also crucial to be in a relaxed state of mind while preparing for the UP POLICE SI 2021 examination. An open mind helps you prepare better and retain things longer.

With these intelligent tactics, you can pass the UP POLICE SI RECRUITMENT 2021. However, strategic planning, hard work & time management are often needed for the best results. Even though you have just begun with your preparation, these pointers will help you in achieving your goals!