Delhi Police Constable 2020 - Notification Out for 5846 Vacancies, Important Dates, Syllabus & Admit Card

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Oct 20, 2020

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The notification of Delhi Police Recruitment has recently been released declaring a total number of 5846 vacancies of Constable posts. As per the latest calendar of the SSC, the online exam of Delhi Police Constable (Executive) is scheduled to be conducted on November 27th & 30th, December 1st to 3rd, December 7th to 11th and December 14, 2020.

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The Admit Card is expected to be released by the 3rd week of November 2020. The result for Delhi Police Constable 2020 exam will be released once the examination for the same has been conducted.

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Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020 Important Dates

Events Dates
Official Notification Released August 01, 2020
Starting Date of Application August 01, 2020
Last Date to Apply September 07, 2020 (23:30)
Last Date and time for Online Payment September 09, 2020 (23:30)
Last Date and Time for Offline Payments September 11, 2020 (23:30)
Last date for payment through Challan September 14, 2020
Delhi Police Admit Card November 2020
The Computer-Based Examination
  • November 27 - 30, 2020
  • December 01 - 03, 2020
  • December 07 - 11, 2020
  • December 14, 2020
Delhi Police Constable Result To be Notified

Latest Updates:

  • September 7, 2020: The online application process for the Delhi Police constable (executive) male and female recruitment will end on September 7, 2020.
  • August 01, 2020: The Official Notification PDF for SSC Delhi Police Constable for 2020 exam was released by Staff Selection Commission (SSC).

Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020 Highlights

Name of Exam Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020
The conducting Body The Staff Selection Commission
Post Constable (Executive) (Male & Female)
Vacancies 5846 Vacancies
Exam Level National
Job Location Delhi
PayScale INR 21700 - 69100/-
Application Mode Online
Application Fees
  • Unreserved - INR 100/-
  • SC/ST/PWD/Women - No Fee
Exam Mode Online
Negative Marking 0.25 marks
Exam Medium Hindi & English
Selection Process
  1. Online Written Test
  2. Physical Endurance Test
  3. Physical Measurement Test
  4. Medical Examination
Official Website
Website To Apply Online
DP Constable Important Dates

Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020 Eligibility

Candidates who are willing to apply or Delhi Police Constable must be a citizen of India. The candidate must fulfil the following criteria to be eligible for the Delhi Police Constable Exam:

  • Educational Qualification
    • The candidate must have passed 10+ 2 (Senior Secondary) from any recognized school board, on the closing date of receipt of online applications.
  • Relaxable up to 11th pass only for:-
    • Bandsmen, buglers, mounted constables, drivers, dispatch riders, etc. of Delhi Police only.
    • Sons of serving, deceased, retired police personnel including MultiTasking Staff of Delhi Police.
  • Age Limit and Relaxation
    • The age limit for Delhi Police Constable 18-25 years as on 01-07-2020. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 02-07-1995 and later than 01-07-2002.
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Sportsperson 5 years
Sportsperson (SC/ST) 10 years
Departmental candidate of Delhi Police (UR) Up to 40 years
Departmental candidate of Delhi Police (OBC) Up to 43 years
Departmental candidate of Delhi Police (SC/ ST) Up to 45 years
Sons and daughters of serving retired or deceased Delhi Police personnel Up to 29 years
Ex-Servicemen (UR/ EWS) 03 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 years (3 years + 3 years)
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ ST) 08 years (3 years + 5 years)
Widows, divorced and judicially separated women who have not remarried. 5 years
  • Essential Requirement
    • Candidates must possess a valid driving license for LMV(Motorcycle or Car) for the post of Const. (Exe.) Male in Delhi Police as on the date of PE&MT. Learner License is not acceptable.
DP Constable Application Process

Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020 - Apply Online

The application form of Delhi Police Constable Recruitment must be filled in the online mode through the official website of SSC Headquarters i.e. to apply online, candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Visit the official website SSC or
  • On the homepage search for “New Registration” and click on that link.
  • Create your Registration ID and password.
  • Log in using those credentials.
  • After login, fill the required details very carefully.
  • After correctly filling all the details you will be asked to upload the required documents.
  • Uploading your scanned photograph and signature, click on the “Continue” option.
  • Preview the form once again and click on the “Submit” button.
  • Download and take a printout for future correspondence.

Application Fees

  • The Application Fees can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
  • The candidates who wish to make the cash payment through challan of SBI may make the payment in cash at the Branches of SBI within the working hours of the bank.
Category Fee
Female Candidates Nil
Other Category 100
DP Constable Admit Card

Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020 Admit Card

The admit cards of Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020 are mostly released one week before the starting of the exam. The candidates are shortlisted based on their eligibility and requirement.

The participating candidates are allowed to collect their Delhi Police Head Constable Admit Card 2020 via online using their Registration Credentials. The Delhi police admit cards are Vital Entity to attend the Delhi Police Exam. The candidates should take admit cards in addition to the ID Proofs.

DP Constable Exam Centres

Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020 Exam Centres

A candidate must indicate the Centre(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination. A candidate has to give the options for three centres, in the order of priority, within the same region. No request for change of Centre will be considered later under any circumstances.

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Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020 Exam Pattern

  • The computer-based test will have objective type or Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • All the questions will be objective comprising a total of 100 Questions.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 Marks for each wrong answer.
  • The written exam for the Delhi Police Constable will be for a duration of 1 Hr. 30 Minutes.
  • All the questions for the Delhi Police Constable recruitment will be set in English and Hindi.
  • There will be four sections each comprising different marks.
  • The question paper shall be of Matriculation Level.
Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
General Knowledge 50 50
Reasoning 25 25
Numerical Ability 15 15
Computer Fundamentals 10 10
Total 100 100
DP Constable Syllabus

Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020 Syllabus

The detailed syllabus for all subjects of Delhi Police Constable 2020 Online Computer Based Examination is given below:

Syllabus for Reasoning

The reasoning ability and analytical aptitude to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type. This section may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observations, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasons and figural classification, arithmetic number series,· non-verbal series, coding and decoding, etc.

Syllabus for Numerical Ability

This section will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and. Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental Arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work. etc.

Syllabus for General Knowledge

The questions will be asked related to India and its neighbouring countries especially about Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Indian Economy, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research etc. These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Syllabus for Computer

Computer Fundamentals, MS Excel, MS Word, Communication, Internet, WWW and Web Browsers etc include questions on the following:

  1. Elements of Word Processing (Word Processing Basics, Opening and closing Documents, Text Creation, Formatting the Text and its presentation features).
  2. MS Excel (Elements of SpreadSheet, Editing of Cells, Function and Formulas)
  3. Communication (Basics of Email, Sending/receiving of-Emails and its related functions)
  4. Internet, WWW and Web Browsers (Internet, Services on Internet, URL, HTTP, FTP, Web sites, Blogs, Web Browsing Software, Search Engines, Chat, Video conferencing, e-Banking).
DP Constable Selection Process

Delhi Police Constable 2020 Selection Process

The candidates will be selected for the vacant posts based on their marks which will be obtained from the examination as well as physical and medical tests completely. The final selection list or the merit list will be published on the official website of SSC i.e.

The Selection Process of Delhi Police Constable 2020 includes 5 stages as follows:

Stage 1 - Computer Based Test (CBT)

The Computer-based examination will consist of one objective type multiple choice paper containing 100 questions carrying 100 marks. The qualified candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance on the CBT for the next stage of the selection process. The cutoff will be issued with the results.

Stage 2 - Physical Measurement Test & Physical Endurance Test

For Male Candidates

Age Race 1600 Mtrs Long jump High jump
Up to 30 years 6 Minutes 14 Feet 3’9″
Above 30 to 40 years 7 Minutes 13 Feet 3’6″
Above 40 years 8 Minutes 12 Feet 3’3″

For Female Candidates

Age Race 1600 Mtrs Long jump High jump
Up to 30 years 8 Minutes 10 Feet 03 Feet
Above 30 to 40 years 9 Minutes 10 Feet 2’9″
Above 40 years 10 Minutes 08 Feet 2’6″

Stage 3 - Medical Examination

After qualifying the above tests, candidates will be called for the medical tests. The candidates need to be fit according to the medical test which will be conducted on the authorities specified date. This examination will be performed by the doctors selected by the conducting body.

Stage 4 - Document Verification

The qualified candidates are required to present the required documents. The candidates must qualify this stage to be appointed for the posts.

Delhi Police Constable Recruitment 2020 Cutoff Marks

The cut-off marks are the minimum marks to be scored by the candidate to be selected for the next round. The Cut off marks depend on the three factors such as the level of exam, the number of candidates who appeared in the exam and number of vacancies.

Candidates who will be attending the online examination will have to score the minimum qualifying marks. Therefore, candidates need to have a clear view of the cutoff marks. Here are the expected cutoff marks of Delhi Police Constable 2020:

Category Cutoff Marks(For Male) Cutoff Marks (For Female)
General 74 - 78 68 - 72
OBC 69 - 73 60 - 63
SC 60 - 63 53 - 57
ST 56 - 59 50 - 53

The candidates of General Category securing 35% marks, SC/ST/OBC/EWS candidates securing 30% marks and Ex-servicemen securing 25% marks in aggregate, in the Computer Based Examination, will be considered eligible for short-listing the candidates category-wise for appearing in Physical Test.

DP Constable Vacancies

Delhi Police Constable 2020 Vacancies

The Delhi Police Recruitment 2020 is being done for a total of 5846 constables in its department. The number of vacancies keep on changing every year and are notified on the official website of the examination. Check the SSC Constable Vacancies for Delhi Police Recruitment from below:

Posts Number of Vacancies
Constable (Exe.)-Male 1681 343 662 590 157 3433
Constable (Exe.)-Male
(Ex-Servicemen (Others) (Including backlog SC-19 and ST-15)
94 19 37 52 24 226
Constable (Exe.)-Male
(Ex-Servicemen [Commando (Para-3.2)] (Including backlog SC-34 and ST-19)
93 19 37 67 27 243
Constable (Exe.)-Female 933 202 387 328 94 1944
Total vacancies 2801 583 1133 1037 302 5846

Delhi Police Constable 2020: Pay Scale

The Delhi Police Constable Salary is based on the PayScale of INR. 21,700 – INR. 6,9100. This means the starting Basic Pay is INR. 21,700(Revised Pay Scale after 7th CPC pay Matrix Level-03). The salary also includes various allowances which are calculated based on the Basic Pay and other factors.

The year-end bonus to Delhi Police Constable will be credited in the month of January annually. The dress allowance of INR 10,000 will be paid in the month of July annually.

DP Constable FAQs


Ques. What are the required documents for Delhi Police Recruitment Application Form?

Ans. The candidates must be ready with some essential documents/requirements before filling the SSC Constable application form. Here is the list of essential documents:

  1. A valid Mobile Number
  2. An active/ working Email ID
  3. Aadhaar Card Number or a valid Government ID Card Number
  4. Scanned Copy of Recent Passport Sized photograph
  5. A Scanned Copy of the Candidate’s Signature
  6. PWD Certificate (if applicable)
  7. Class 10 (Matriculation) Marksheet/ Certificate

Ques. What is the salary of a Delhi Police Constable?

Ans. The initial pay of Delhi Police head constable per month will be 25,500 plus allowances.

Ques. Is a Driving Licence necessary for Delhi Police?

Ans. According to the rules, a candidate must possess a valid driving licence for LEV. This requirement is essential for Constables (Executive-Male) in Delhi Police and not for candidates for the post of constables Bandsman or burglars or dog handlers etc.

Ques. Is Tattoo allowed in Delhi Police?

Ans. Tattoos depicting religious Page 5 symbols or figures and the name, as followed in Indian Army, shall be permitted. (b) Location – Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like the inner aspect of the forearm, but only the left forearm, being non-saluting limb or dorsum of the hands shall be allowed.

Ques. What is the pay level of head constable?

Ans. The Delhi Police head constable will be in the pay level 4.

Ques. What is the total in-hand salary of Delhi Police head constable?

Ans. The total in-hand salary per month of Delhi Police head constable will be approximately INR 35,000.

Ques. How many vacancies are there in the Delhi Police Constable 2020 exam?

Ans. The total no. of vacancies for Delhi Police Recruitment 2020 for the post of constables is 5846.

Ques. What is the application fee for Delhi Police Recruitment 2020?

Ans. The candidates belonging to the unreserved category will have to remit the application fee of INR 100/- while the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD Category and Female Candidates are exempted from the fees.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in Delhi Police constable exam?

Ans. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


kashish tomar
What are the suggested subjects for the Delhi police exam?
kavita rani

Hi Kashish. General Reasoning, General Knowledge, and Quantitative Aptitude are three subjects, which you need to prepare while giving the Delhi police exam. You can refer here to get more information about different subjects and topics.

vishal sharma
Which is the best book for Delhi Police preparation?
kavita rani

HI Vishal. Books for General Reasoning include Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by Dr RS Aggarwal, Analytical Reasoning - M.K Pandey, and Multi-Dimensional Reasoning by Mishra & Kumar Dr Lal. You can refer here to know about other books.

How easy is to crack Delhi police exam?
kavita rani

Hi pradeepraj. There are four levels in the Delhi police exam including Written Examination, PST/PET Exam, Personality Test, and last Medical Exam, so clearly this exam is not an easy task. But in case you are hardworking and remains focused throughout your preparations, you can get a good score in the Delhi Police exam. You can check out important notification related to the exam here.

momidi soniya

Which book is the best for the SSC SI (Delhi Police) exam preparation?

kavita rani

Hi Momidi. Some of the books that can be referred include Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning written by Dr RS Aggarwal, Analytical Reasoning written by M.K Pandey, Multi-Dimensional Reasoning written by Mishra & Kumar Dr Lal, among others. Refer here to check other books.

ibashisha mukhim
How do I prepare for the Delhi police exam?
kavita rani

Hi Ibashisha. As per the latest pattern, Non-verbal section in reasoning will have almost 10-12 questions. You must study as per the latest exam pattern and syllabus so that no important topic gets missed out. Refer here to know more about the same.