appearing for any exam, it is always advised to have an understanding of the
different stages of the selection process, important topics, and the exam
pattern. This does not take a lot of time but gives a huge advantage in the
preparation process. In fact, most of the people who apply for any exam,
including the Delhi Police 2020 Constable Exam are not aware of the essential information before
appearing for the exam. Hence, those who had even slight knowledge had the edge
over others. We will discuss all the necessary details one should know when
applying for the Delhi Police Constable Exam.
Mentioned below are the important dates for the 2020 cycle of Delhi Police Constable Exam. It has been delayed this year, and the sequence of exams has been reversed from earlier.
Nov 27 - 30, Dec 1 - 2, Dec 7 - 11 & 14, 2020
In 2020, due to the COVID pandemic, some changes have been made in the selection process for Delhi Police Constables. As per the trends till 2019, the selection process followed the following steps in the given order only.
1. Physical Endurance / Measurement Test
2. Pen and Paper-based exam
Candidates had to clear the Physical Endurance Test. Only those candidates who qualified it were allowed to sit in the Pen and Paper-based exam. But this year, this sequence has been reversed. Also, pen and paper tests have been replaced with Computer-based Tests. So in 2020, selections will be made as per the following in the given order.
1. Computer-based Test (CBT)
2. Physical Endurance & Measurement Test
As per the notice, a computer-based test will be held for every candidate to qualify for the next round. This test will consist of 100 marks and will have 4 sections. Test duration will be 1 hour 30 minutes and will have MCQ type questions. There is a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong attempt.
The question paper will consist of MCQ type questions and will be divided into 4 sections in 2 languages, English and Hindi. Following is the marks allocation to different sections.
In the following table, candidates can find all the essential topics that need to be covered by candidates before appearing for the exam. As one can see, there is a maximum weightage of Current Affairs and GK, so a candidate needs to focus more in that area. In other subjects also are some essential topics.
● Current Affairs
● Constitution of India
● Social Studies
● Countries & their capitals/General Science
● Logical Problems
● Visual Problems
● Analyzing given problems
● Coding & Decoding
● Reasoning based on figures and verbal data
● Problems based on relationship and family tree
● Similarities and differences
● Basic Arithmetic
● Data interpretation
● MS Excel, Function and Formulas
● Opening and Closing Documents
● Elements of Word Processing
● Elements of Spreadsheet
● Video conferencing
● WWW and Web Browsers
● Services on the Internet
● Editing of Cells
● Formatting the Text and its presentation features
● Web sites
● Basics of Email
● Web Browsing Software
● Sending/receiving of Emails and its related functions
● Text Creation
● Search Engines
● Word Processing Basics.
After qualifying CBT, candidates will be called for the Physical Efficiency Test / Physical Measurement Test (PET/PMT). Candidates will be tested here for their physical capabilities. There are a few variations over different categories for the selection process. This criterion will also vary for male and female candidates.
Measurements for Male Candidates
Measurements for Female Candidates
Physical Endurance Test
Endurance Test for Delhi Police Constables checks their stamina and will power. It includes several physical activities like high jump, 1600 meters race, and long jump. Candidate has to achieve a minimum requirement to pass the test. There are variations in the criteria as per age, and gender.
Physical Efficiency Test for Male Candidates
Physical Efficiency Test for Female Candidates
Delhi Police Constable Exam 2020: Medical Requirements
Candidates appearing for the exam are advised to read the health requirements before appearing for the test. Before appearing for the exam, they are needed to get their medical examination done by a civil surgeon to undergo Delhi Police Constable Examination.
Following are the minimum standards for the medical requirement:
1. Candidates need to possess good physical and mental health.
2. Candidates must have high colour vision, and free from any defect (6/12 without any glass).
3. Tattoo Specification (if any)
Content – Tattoos representing religious symbols and names, as followed in the Indian Army, shall be approved.
Location – On standard sections of the body like the forearm’s inner aspect, but only the left forearm, non-saluting limb, or dorsum of hands shall be allowed.
A Delhi Police Constables can be promoted to the post of Head Constable after 6 to 7 years of service. They are also promoted regularly as per the service rendered.
The Delhi Police Constable is above the post of Home Guard and serves under the Head Constable. A Head Constable’s monthly in-hand salary is around ₹ 35,000. With the promotion, salary also increases and also the other social benefits.
We hope the information mentioned above will help students to get clarity about this Delhi Police exam. As the exams in 2020 are near, we wish all the best in their endeavours. The information will help as a referance for students attempting the exam next year as well.