HP Police Recruitment 2023 Application Form, Vacancies, Dates, Eligibility

Himachal Pradesh Police will very shortly begin the recruitment process for the police department in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Vacancies will be released for various posts including sub-inspector, constable, Driver, etc. If you are looking for a police job in Himachal Pradesh, then you must apply for the desired post before the due date. Candidates who hold a Higher Secondary Certificate/ Degree or its equivalent qualification from any recognized educational board/ university/ institution are eligible to take part in the recruitment process. Eligible and shortlisted candidates will be posted at various police stations in different districts across Himachal Pradesh state. This recruitment drive is conducted every year by the official authorities of the HP police department.

Consequently, we suggest the aspirants get the application form via offline or online mode and submit the same before the last date. It is important to note that the candidates are shortlisted on the basis of written exams, personality tests, and medical tests. Eligible and qualified candidates can apply for various posts like Constable (male and female), Sub Inspector, Driver, Constable, Warder, ASI,  Junior Assistant, Lower Division Assistant, Upper Division Assistant cum Accountant, etc. Aspirants must stay in touch with the official website of the HP Police department such as www.hppolice.nic.in. for all the important notifications and updates. Get more information about HP Police Recruitment 2023 such as important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, medical tests, and more from the complete post.

HP Police Recruitment 2023 Highlights

Name of the Exam Himachal Pradesh Police Exam
Official website www.citizenportal.hppolice.gov.in
Post Sub-Inspector, Constable, ASI, Warder, Constable Driver, and others
Organizing Authority Himachal Pradesh Police Recruitment Board
Frequency of exam Once in a year or depending on the vacancies
Application method Online and offline
Eligibility criterion Varies; Minimum Class 10/ SSC pass
Total marks in test 100 marks for the Sub Inspector exam 80 marks for the Constable exam
Exam dates To be notified soon
Job location Anywhere across the Himachal Pradesh state

HP Police Recruitment 2023 Important Dates

Events Tentative Dates
Application form release date  September 2023
Last date to apply October 2023
Admit card release date To Be Announced
Date for Written Test To Be Announced
Result Declaration To Be Announced

Eligibility Requirements


An aspirant needs to be a citizen of India and must be a domicile of Himachal Pradesh state.

Academic Eligibility:

Constable: Candidate must be an intermediate pass (10+2) from a recognized educational board or its equivalent.


An applicant must possess a graduation degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized college/institutions affiliated with a recognized University.

Age Eligibility:


  • Minimum Age Limit 18-Years
  • Maximum Age Limit 23-Years


  • Minimum Age Limit 21-Years
  • Maximum Age Limit 26-Years

Physical Measurements

For Constable:





Chest (For Male Candidates only)
Male Female
General 5′-6″ 5′-2″ 31″x 32″
SC / ST 5′-4″ 5′-0″ 29″x 30″
OBC 5′-6″ 5′-2″ 31″x 32″
Gorkhas 5′-4″ 5′-0″ 29″x 30″
Home Guards (General / OBC) 5′-6″ 5′-2″ 31″x 32″
Home Guards (SC / ST) 5′-4″ 5′-0″ 29″x 30″
Home Guards (Gorkhas) 5′-4″ 5′-0″ 29″x 30″
Distinguished Sportsmen (Gen/OBC) 5′-6″ 5′-2″ 31″x 32″
Distinguished Sportsmen (SC/ST) 5′-4″ 5′-0″ 29″x 30″

For Sub-Inspector:

Category  Height Chest (For Male Candidates only)
Male Female
General 5′-6″ 5′-2″ 31″x 32″
SC / ST 5′-4″ 5′-0″ 29″x 30″

Physical Efficiency Test

Events Male candidates Female candidates
1500 meter race/ run for male 6 minutes 30 seconds (no attempt) 4 minutes 15 seconds (no extra attempt)
800-meter race/ run for female
High jump 1.25 meters (3 attempts) 1 meter (3 attempts)
Broad jump/ long jump 4 meters (3 attempts) 3 meters (3 attempts)

HP Police Recruitment 2023 Application Form

Himachal Pradesh Police Department will release the online application forms at its authorized website i.e. www.hppolice.nic.in. The candidates will have to apply online in advance without waiting for the due date of application submission. It is advised to the candidates to check all the particulars provided by them in the application form and also ensure that the files are uploaded in the correct manner, as no request for change of any details shall be entertained by the officials. Follow the guidelines to know the application process for HP Police Recruitment:

  1. Open the official website of the recruitment holding authority i.e. www.hppolice.nic.in.
  2. A new screen will appear where you need to download the police recruitment notification pdf, go through the complete details of the vacancy carefully.
  3. Only after ensuring the complete eligibility, the applier may participate in the recruitment drive.
  4. Click on the Online Application Form and start filling up your complete details & upload scan documents.
  5. Revise all the entered particulars in the application form before the final submission.
  6. Now submit your form & pay the necessary application fee.
  7. Do not forget to get a print copy of the duly submitted form & fee paid receipt for your future reference.

Application Fee

Posts General SC/ST/OBC
Sub Inspector 360 INR 120 INR
Constable / Constable Drivers 140 INR 35 INR

HP Police Recruitment 2023 Selection Process

  1. Written Examination
  2. Physical Measurements Test (PMT)
  3. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  4. Interview / Document Verification

Examination Pattern

For Police Constable Exam:

Sections Subjects Total no. of questions Total marks Duration
I General Awareness  











90 minutes

II Mathematics & Science
III Reasoning Ability
IV English
V Hindi

For Sub-Inspector Exam:

Sections Subjects Total no. of questions Total marks Duration
I General Awareness 20 20  




90 minutes

II English 20 20
III Hindi 20 20
IV Mathematics & Science 20 20
V Logical Reasoning 20 20
Total 100 100

Salary Details

Posts Grade Pay Basic Pay
Constable Rs. 1900 Rs. 5910 – Rs. 20220
Constable Driver Rs. 1900 Rs. 5910 – Rs. 20220
Sub Inspector Rs. 4600 Rs. 10300 – Rs. 34800


The Result will be declared on the official web page of HP Police. The result will hold the candidate’s name, father/ guardian name, caste, category, marks, date of birth, paper name, address, and other details. In order to check the result, candidates first need to click on the result link displayed on the home page of the HP Police website. Next, they need to fill in their hall ticket/ admit card number in the space provided. After that, the outcome of the examination will appear on the screen.

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