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How to join UP Police as a Sub Inspector

The UP Police exam is held annually to recruit staff for the Uttar Pradesh police department. The Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment Board determines the UP Police SI Selection Process to hire applicants of a good standard. However, before proceeding with the selection process, candidates should ensure that they meet the qualifying requirements. Only then can the selection process for the UP Police Sub-Inspector Post begin.

To carry out the duties of a UP Police Sub-Inspector, you must be physically and intellectually fit. The nature of work in the police department is often highly difficult. Candidates must continuously maintain their abilities up to date to be a part of the police force. They should perform their responsibilities with energy and strength since these abilities will be examined throughout the selection process. Candidates who complete all levels are placed on the merit list.

Selection Process for UP SI post

Aspirants must be informed of the various phases of the UP Police Sub-Inspector Post selection process to prepare for them. Your only concentration should be on performing well and completing each step effectively. Given below are the areas in which you will be tested for the selection:

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Document Verification
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Medical Examination

UP Sub-Inspector written examination

The first phase of the UP Police Sub-Inspector selection procedure is a written exam. It is a completely objective paper and the exam duration is 2 hours. Given below is the UP Police SI Exam Pattern for your reference:

Subjects Maximum Marks
General Knowledge/General Awareness 100
General Hindi 100
Numerical and Mental Ability Test 100
Reasoning/Intelligence Test/Mental Aptitude Test 100

UP SI Physical Standard Test (PST)

Candidates who pass the first phase must now demonstrate that they are physically fit. Both height & chest measures are considered, and they vary depending on the category. Furthermore, the measures differ between male and female applicants. Given below are the exact specifications of the PST examination:

Categories Height (cm) Chest measurement (cm)
Male Female Male Female
General/OBC/SC 168 cm 152 cm 79-84 cm N/A
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 160 cm 147 cm 77-82 cm N/A


The Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment Board requires males to have at least 5 cm of chest expansion and females to weigh nearly 40 kg. Females’ chest dimensions are not applicable.

UP SI document verification

To be considered for Phase 3, you must also pass the document verification phase. The Uttar Pradesh Police Board will provide all essential papers in the formal announcement. It will include documentation such as mark sheets, passport-size pictures, photo identification, Aadhaar, PAN, and so on. We will update you as soon as new information becomes available. Remember to carry all original copies to the process. Furthermore, any fraudulent documents or forged signatures discovered at any moment may result in the candidate’s disqualification.

UP SI Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

The physical efficiency test consists of a running race that is the same for male categories but different for all female categories. Candidates who have completed all of the preceding stages are eligible to participate in this phase. Complete this step to go to the final phase. Given below are the details of the PET examination:

  • Male Candidates – 8 km in around 28 minutes
  • Female Candidates – 4 km in around 16 minutes

UP SI Medical Examination

This is the final phase in the selection process for the position of Uttar Pradesh Police Sub-Inspector. The accomplishment of a few of the standards listed below ensures that the aspirants are medically fit:

  • The required distance vision for both eyes without rectification, i.e. no glasses, must be 6/6 and 6/9, respectively.
  • Full-field vision must be evident in both eyes.
  • Squinting, colour blindness and any morbid ailment of one or both eyes will result in disqualification.

Furthermore, all candidates should keep in mind that the above-mentioned phases are simply qualifying in nature. The final merit list will be compiled based on the marks obtained in the written test.

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