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Delhi Police Constable Application and Registration 2021

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Jan 13, 2021

Delhi Police Constable examination is a four-stage process. It starts with the preliminary examination, where the aptitude and the knowledge of the candidate get tested. Based on the marks attained in the examination, it is decided whether he or she qualifies for the next round or not. The governing authority sets cut-offs; any candidate who successfully gets above these cut-offs qualify for the Physical Endurance and Measurement Test, also known as PE and MT.

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The Delhi Police has a recruiting cell popularly known as Staff and Selection Commission, the acronym for which is SSC. The section is responsible for hiring the correct candidate for the right position. Based on the vacancies available, the cell rolls out the application for admissions every year. In the year 2020, the Delhi Poice has 5846 vacancies in the Constable category. Aspiring candidates whose age lies in the range of 18 to 25 years can apply for the Delhi Police Recruitment examination. Certain relaxations are granted to the candidates belonging to ST/SC/PH category under these criteria.

Salient Features of the examination that every aspiring candidate should be aware of:

  • The application for this examination is accepted only through the online mode.
  • The computer-based examination is conducted in English and Hindi language only.
  • Candidates applying must be citizens of India.
  • Physical Endurance and Measurement Test are qualifying in nature and is conducted by the Delhi Police.
  • Collection and verification of eligibility documents are also scheduled and conducted by the Delhi Police.
  • Applications are for male and female candidates, both of who aspire to be a part of Delhi Police. Candidates, irrespective of the state they belong to, can apply for the vacancies.
DP Vacancies


To get a clear idea of the vacancy and its subheadings, candidates can find a table below for their information.

Serial No. Name of Post Number of Vacancies
1. Constable (Exe.)-Male 1681 343 662 590 157 3433
2. Constable (Exe.)-Male (Ex-Servicemen (Others) (Including backlog SC-19 and ST-15) 94 19 37 52 24 226
3. Constable (Exe.)-Male (Ex-Servicemen [Commando (Para-3.2)] (Including backlog SC-34 and ST-19) 93 19 37 67 27 243
4. Constable Executive-Female 933 202 387 328 94 1944
Total vacancies 2801 583 1133 1037 302 5846

Note: 10% of vacancies are reserved for Ex-Servicemen in each category of Constable Executive (Male). Out of which 50% is reserved for candidates who have served in Special Forces, Navy, or Air Force or have received a Qualified Instructor grade in Commando course.

DP Exam Dates

Examination Date Table

As per the SSC's latest calendar, the dates for the important events have been mentioned below.

Important Events Date
Notification Release Date 01.08.2020
Online registration starts from 01.08.2020
Online registration ends on 07.09.2020
Last Date of Online Fee payment 09.09.2020
Last Date to generate offline challan 11.09.2020
Last Date of payment through challan 14.09.2020
Issue of Admit Card October 2020
Exam Dates 27.09.2020, 30.09.2020, 01.12.2020 to 03.12.2020, 07.12.2020 to 11.12.2020, 14.12.2020
Release of Results Yet to be announced
DP Application Process

How to Apply Online?

The steps mentioned below are a set of instructions that one must follow while applying online. The instructions are:

  • Select the Direct Link provided on the SSC website or the Delhi Police official website.
  • Complete the registration procedure by entering a valid e-mail id and a valid mobile number. Any information issued by the institute shall be communicated using these registered contact details.
  • Candidates must remember their registration number and the password attached to it. This information shall be used as their login credentials throughout.
  • Candidates should carefully fill in the asked information in the application form, and the documents requested to upload.
  • Payment of application fee. An application fee of Rs 100 is to be paid by the candidates who belong to the General/OBC category. In contrast, candidates who belong to ST/SC/PH/ Ex-Servicemen/ Female category are exempted from paying the application fee.
  • Submission of the application form.
  • Candidates must take multiple hard copies of the submitted application form as it might come into use at different time intervals.
DP Documnents

Documents Required

The list mentioned below tells about the documents required for submission during the application of the online form. Candidates must stay ready with the below-mentioned list and present them during the time of verification.

  • A coloured passport size photograph with dimensions 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm of size 50 kb in JPEG format.
  • A copy of the signature of the candidate either in blue or black ink. The size of the document should be 50kb, and the format should be in JPEG format.
  • Proof for Date of Birth (Birth Certificate/Matriculation/HSC Marksheet). The document should be of 250 kb, either in a PDF format or JPG form.
  • A scanned copy of the AADHAR card either in PDF or JPG format of size 250 KB.
  • Provisional Certificate of Diploma/Degree/Post Graduate degree should be uploaded consolidated or semester wise in chronological order in a PDF form. The size of the document should be 2.5 MB
  • A copy of Community Certificate, Disability Certificate, or a Proof of Ex-Servicemen should be uploaded ina file size of 250 KB either in a PDF format or JPG.
DP Eligibility

Eligibility to Apply for the Exam

Physical parameters is also a vital factor to consider while hiring candidates for the vacancies, as mentioned above. The below-mentioned table gives an idea of the physical components required.

Category Height Chest
Head Constable- Male Gen-165 cm ST-5 cms Relaxation Gen- 78cm-82 cm ST-5cms Relaxation
Head Constable- Female Gen-157 cm SC/ST- 5cms Relaxation - -
DP Exam Pattern

Examination Pattern

The examination conducted is a written based examination which is of 100 marks. The paper has four sections in total. The four areas are General Knowledge, Mathematics, Computers, and Reasoning.

The below-mentioned table gives a clear idea to the candidate about the pattern and the examination duration.

Subjects Total Questions Marks Time Duration
Reasoning 25 25 1 hour 30 minutes
General Knowledge 50 50
Computer Science 10 10
Numerical Ability 15 15
Total 100 100

Note: Every wrong answer marked in the examination has a negative marking of 0.25 marks.

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


What is the date of Delhi police exam?
kavita rani

Hi Muheshraaj. Delhi Police Constable Exam Date 2020 was held on 27th & 30th November, 1st to 3rd December, 7th to 11th December and 14th December 2020 and the results for the same are expected to be announced on 15th March 2021.
Get more information related to the exam dates here.

puja sao
How many vacancies are there in Delhi Police 2021?
kavita rani

Hi Puja. Delhi Police Constable Vacancy 2021 were 5846, out of which 3433 vacancies are for Constable EXE – Male, 226 are for Constable EXE – Male Ex-Servicemen (others), 243 are for constable (Exe) Male Ex-Servicemen Commando, etc. Get other details by tapping here.

koyena biswas
What is the last date to apply online for Delhi Police 2020 Constable exam?
kavita rani

Hi Koyena. The deadline to apply was September 07, 2020.
You can refer here for more details.

sunny pandey
How many vacancies are there in Delhi Police Constable 2020 exam?
kavita rani

Hi Sunny. The total number of vacancies for Delhi Police Recruitment 2020 for the post of constables were 5846. Further details about the syllabus are provided here.

When will be the admit card released for the Delhi Police exam?
kavita rani

Hi Sameer. The Admit Card was released in the 3rd week of November 2020 and the results for Delhi Police Constable exam will be released post the exams get over.
More details about Delhi Police exam is available here.

sunny pandey
how to download delhi police admit card without registration no?
kavita rani

Hi Sunny. Candidates who want to download their Delhi Police Constable exam admit card are supposed to follow the steps mentioned here to download the exam admit card.