Delhi Police Constable Preparation Tips 2021

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Jun 10, 2021

Delhi Police Constable exam is conducted for candidates who want to serve the society, it has released online application with 5846 vacancies for constables, The candidates have to clear various criteria to get selected and have to go through four stages for getting selected which include a written test, physical test, medical test, and document verification. For this candidates need to solve Delhi Police Constable practice papers to ace their preparation.

Highlights of Delhi Police Constable

Department Delhi Police
Post Name Constable (Executive)
Number of Posts 5846 Posts
Age Limit 18-25 year
Salary Rs. 5,200 to 20,200/- plus Grade Pay Rs. 2,000/- (Revised Pay Scale after every 7th CPC pay Matrix Level-03)
Educational Qualification 10+2 (Senior secondary)
Application Fees Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).
Official Website
Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern Guide

The SSC board conducts exams for the position of Delhi Police constable, which consists of various stages. The exam is conducted in online mode and includes four subjects with 100 questions. It is a computer-based examination and the subjects included are General Intelligence and reasoning, numerical ability, computer knowledge, General knowledge, and awareness. The second stage includes a physical examination for the candidates followed by a medical test.

The candidate needs to be careful at the time of examination, as it includes negative marking. The candidate is given 1 mark for each correct answer and 0.25 marks are deducted for incorrect answers. The total duration of the examination is 1 hour 30 mins and the question paper is in both English and Hindi languages. Here is the table below to give a better understanding.

Subjects Total questions Marks
Reasoning 25 25
Numerical ability 15 15
General knowledge 50 50
Computer 10 10
Total 100 100
Preparation Tips

Section Wise Preparation Tips for Delhi Police Constable Exam

Preparation Tips for General knowledge section

This section contains the highest weightage, and the candidates have the highest chances of scoring. This section contains a total of 50 questions and is designed to check the general awareness of the candidates. The candidates need to prepare by reading the newspaper daily, being updated on the latest happenings, watching the news, and reading books about history also. The general knowledge section will contain questions related to India, and its neighbouring countries on topics like History, geography, Dates, economics, and many more.

  • The students must prepare well in advance and not wait for the last 10-12 days.
  • The general knowledge section is given equal importance and the students must prepare and be updated on the current happenings.
  • It is important to make notes and memorize important dates.

Preparation Tips for Reasoning section

In this particular section, the candidates have the maximum chances of scoring. The candidates need to concentrate on questions of mental ability, coding-decoding, puzzles, and many more. This particular section contains 25 questions in total and questions are asked from topics like Arithmetical Reasoning, Statement and assumption, Alphabet Series, Problem on Age calculation, Classification, Test of Direction Sense, Blood relations, and many more.

  • The nonverbal section will include topics like mirror images, paper cutting, figure series, and many more.
  • The candidates must use diagrams to avoid confusion and give a clear picture.
  • The candidates must read the questions clearly and should avoid confusion because of negative marking.

Preparation Tips for Computer awareness section

The candidates need to focus on computer fundamentals and should buy books and read about it. This section will contain a total of 10 questions on topics like Basic of Computers, Computer Organization, Generations of computer, Input & Output Device, Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS word, and, many more.

  • The candidates are advised to take quizzes to understand the subjects well
  • The candidates should make a schedule and finish the o[pics well in time.
  • Revision is the key to success, the candidates must revise whatever they have learned.

Preparation Tips for Numerical Ability section

The numerical ability section is all about practice and practice. The candidates must do a lot of practice for these sections as it includes questions on topics like Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, and many more. This section contains a total of 15 questions.

  • The candidates must elan the formulas thoroughly and must practice a lot
  • The candidates must practice with a time limit and give importance to time and speed of solving the questions
  • Try to use the value of options given in the MCQ question


Ques. Is the Delhi Police constable exam conducted every year?

Ans. Yes, the Delhi police constable exam is conducted every year.

Ques. How can a candidate apply for Delhi police constable?

Ans. Candidates can apply for the Delhi police exam online as it is a computer-based examination.

Ques. When will I get my admit card before the exam?

Ans. The admit card is released online two weeks before the exam.

Ques. Will there be any Interview Round for the Delhi police constable?

Ans. No, there will be no interview.

Ques. Does graduation matter in the Delhi police constable exam?

Ans. Only candidates who have cleared graduation can apply for the Delhi police constable exam.

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


How can I clear my Delhi police exam?
kavita rani

Hi Vipasha. Doing Mock Tests, Sectional Quiz, Previous Years Papers, etc. helps a lot in improving candidates’ marks. You can get the latest mock tests by tapping on the link here.

How can I become a constable in Delhi Police?
kavita rani

Hi Nishu. Candidates who have passed 10+2 (Senior secondary) from a recognized Board/University. Can apply for this exam. Candidates who have cleared all the selection stages including Online Written Test, Physical Endurance Test, Physical Measurement Test, and Medical Examination will be shortlisted for the post.
Further details are mentioned here.

What is the syllabus of Delhi police constable?
kavita rani

Hi Muheshraaj. Four sections are asked in the exam including General Knowledge, Reasoning, Numerical Ability, and Computer Fundamentals. Some of the important chapters in the DP constable exam’ numerical ability include Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals, etc.
Further details about the syllabus are provided here.

sunny pandey
What is the syllabus of Delhi police constable?
kavita rani

Hi Sunny. Four sections are asked in the exam including General Knowledge, Reasoning, Numerical Ability, and Computer Fundamentals. Some of the important chapters in the DP constable exam’ numerical ability include Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals, etc.
Further details about the syllabus are provided here.

How to prepare for the Quant (Numerical Ability) section for Delhi Police Constable Exam 2021?
kavita rani

Hi Sameer. The numerical ability section is more about practice. Candidates must practice a lot to get a good score in this section. A total of 15 questions will be asked in the exam from this section, so revise all the important formulas.
Check out useful preparation tips here.

sunny pandey
how to prepare for delhi police physical exam?
kavita rani

Hi Sunny. Candidates must stay fit and healthy so that they can ace the exam. Those who qualified this endurance test will be shortlisted for the Physical Measurement Test. Detailed preparation tips are mentioned here.