UP Police Constable Syllabus 2024 and Exam Pattern

UP Police Constable Age Limit 2024 (as on 01/07/2023)

The UP Police Constable Age Limit 2024 for both male and female candidates of the General/UR category has been updated and the same has been discussed in the below section. The upper age limit for all categories UR, SC, ST, OBC, and EWS has been increased by 3 years and CM Yogi Adityanath has made this announcement through his Tweet posted on 26th December 2023. The snippet of the tweet has been attached below.

UP Police Constable Age Limit for Males
As per the latest news, there is no change in the minimum age limit for UP Police Constables, however, the upper age limit has been increased by 3 years. Now male candidates of age up to 25 years (as on 01/07/2023) are eligible to apply for the released vacancies.

UP Police Constable Age Limit for Male Candidates (General/UR)
Minimum Age Limit 18 years
Maximum Age Limit 25 years
UP Police Constable Age Limit for Females
The age limit for female candidates has also been updated and the upper age to apply for UP Police Female Constable posts is 28 years as on 01st July 2023. The minimum age limit remains the same.

UP Police Constable Age Limit for Female Candidates (General/UR)
Minimum Age Limit 18 years
Maximum Age Limit 28 years
UP Police Constable Age Relaxation
UPPBPB has also released the additional age relaxation for the Scheduled Caste, Schedule Tribe, OBC, EWS, and Former Serviceman categories. Let’s have a look at the category wise age relaxation for the UP Police constable exam 2024.

Category  Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste                                 05 years
Schedule Tribe                                    05 years
Other Backward Class                         05 years
Economically Weaker Section                 —
Former Serviceman                            03 years

UP Police Constable Education Qualification 2024
To be eligible to apply for UP Police Constable Vacancy 2024, the candidates must possess the minimum UP Police Constable Eligibility 2024 and education qualification is the mandatory parameter. The candidate must have passed 10th (10वीं कक्षा) and 12th (12वीं कक्षा) from a recognized board or any equivalent qualification approved by the Government, until the last date of form submission (i.e. 16/01/2024)

UP Police Constable Syllabus 2024

Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board (UPPRB) has come up with UP Police Constable Vacancy 2024 announcing 60244 Constable posts. For a full-proof preparation strategy, the aspirants must have a thorough awareness of the syllabus topics for the examination. The selection of the candidates will be done through 4 stage recruitment process. The first and foremost step is a written examination for which we have discussed every detail in this article. The below table consists of important details regarding the UP Police Constable Syllabus and exam pattern.

UP Police Constable Syllabus 2024

Recruitment Body

Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board

Exam Name

UP Police Constable 2024

Exam Level

State Government 

Mode of Exam



2 hours

No. of Questions


Marking Scheme

2 marks for each question

Negative Marking

0.5 marks

Language of Exam

Hindi & English

Selection Process

Written Test
Document Verification & Physical Standard Test
Physical Efficiency Test

Official Website


UP Police Constable Selection Process 2024

The selection process for Constable posts in UP Police involves several stages as mentioned in the notification. To get selected, candidates must secure the cut-off marks in each stage discussed below.

Stage 1- Written Exam

Stage 2- Document Verification and Physical Standard Test (PST)

Stage 3- Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

UP Police Constable Exam Pattern 2024

Before moving forward to the UP Police Constable Syllabus, you must be aware of the detailed exam pattern for the written examination. 

UP Police Constable Exam Pattern 2024

Section Name

No. of Questions


General Knowlegde (सामान्य ज्ञान)



General Hindi (सामान्य हिन्दी)



Numerical & Mental Ability Test (संख्यात्मक और मानसिक क्षमता)



Mental Aptitude Test or Intelligence Quotient Test or Reasoning
(मानसिक अभिरुचि, बुद्धिलब्धि अवं तार्किक क्षमता)






  1. The time duration for UP Police Constable Exam is 2 hours (120 minutes)
  2. The exam will be an objective-based written exam.
  3. The exam will be of four different papers (General Hindi, General Knowledge, Numerical & Mental Ability Test, and Mental Aptitude /Intelligence /Reasoning).
  4. The exam will be of 300 marks in total with 150 questions.
  5. The exam will be in bilingual language (English & Hindi)
  6. Each question will carry +2 marks each.
  7. There will be a negative marking of 0.5 for every wrong answer.

General Knowledge

  1. India and its adjacent countries
  2. Scientific Progress/Development
  3. National/International Awards
  4. Indian Languages
  5. Books & Authors
  6. Script
  7. Capital
  8. Currency
  9. Sports-Athlete such as essential knowledge
  10. Current Affairs
  11. Important Dates
  12. Human Rights
  13. Natural Resources
  14. Organizations
  15. Environment and Urbanisation
  16. Indian Economy and Culture
  17. Indian Constitution
  18. India and World geography
  19. Natural Resources
  20. Indian Agriculture

Numerical Aptitude

  1. Number System
  2. Simplification
  3. Decimals and Fraction
  4. HCF and LCM
  5. Ratio (:) and Proportion (::)
  6. Percentage
  7. Profit and Loss
  8. Discount
  9. Simple interest
  10. Compound interest
  11. Partnership
  12. Average
  13. Time and Work
  14. Time and Distance
  15. Use of Tables and Graphs
  16. Mensuration
  17. Arithmetical computations and other analytical functions
  18. Miscellaneous

Reasoning Ability

  1. Analogies
  2. Similarities
  3. Differences
  4. Space visualization
  5. Problem-solving
  6. Analysis and Judgment
  7. Decision-making
  8. Visual memory
  9. Discrimination
  10. Observation
  11. Relationship
  12. Concepts
  13. Arithmetic reasoning
  14. Verbal and figure classification
  15. Arithmetical number series
  16. Abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships
  17. Arithmetical computations and other analytical functions

Mental Ability Test

  1. Logical Diagrams
  2. Symbol-Relationship Interpretation
  3. Codification
  4. Perception Test
  5. Word formation Test
  6. Letter and number series
  7. Word and alphabet Analogy
  8. Common Sense Test
  9. Letter and number coding
  10. Direction sense Test
  11. Logical interpretation of data
  12. Forcefulness of argument
  13. Determining implied meanings

General Hindi

  1. हिन्दी वर्णमाला
  2. तद्भव
  3. तत्सम
  4. पर्यायवाची
  5. विलोम
  6. अनेकार्थक
  7. वाक्यांशों के स्थान पर एक शब्द
  8. समरूपी भिन्नार्थक शब्द
  9. अशुद्ध वाक्यों को शुद्ध करना
  10. लिंग
  11. वचन
  12. कारक
  13. सर्वनाम
  14. विशेषण
  15. किया काल
  16. वाच्य
  17. अव्यय
  18. उपसर्ग
  19. प्रत्यय
  20. सन्धि
  21. समास
  22. विराम - चिन्ह
  23. मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियां रस
  24. छन्द
  25. अलंकार