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How to Become Sub Inspector Of Police? PSI/SI Eligibility, Procedure, Salary


How to Become Sub Inspector

Being a sub inspector is a dream of every contender who wish to join the Police Force. But there are few, who still don’t know How to Become Sub Inspector Of Police? If you are one of them, then this page will be very beneficial for you. For the interested individuals, this page provides you entire data with respect to Sub Inspector Of Police like what is the eligibility required to be a PSI/SI ? , the whole Police Sub Inspector Selection Procedure , what salary candidate will get etc. So answers take a glance over this whole page…

To become the part of Indian Police is one of the most reputed profile in the country. The SI Exams are conducted by State / Central Government for filling various vacant posts of Sub Inspector. Every year thousands of candidates make a dream to become a Sub Inspector of Police. To accomplish their dream they have to fulfill the complete eligibility criteria, which is well structured on this page.

How to Become Sub Inspector

Sub Inspector of Police List Of Exam:

Eligible candidates must go under the process of Physical Endurance Test.  PET qualifies candidate calls for written exam followed by interview and medical examination. Then finally selected candidates for the posts of Sub-Inspector called for training curriculum and have to pass seven obstacle events as mentioned below.
  • Jumping over the Vertical Board
  • Holding the rope on jumping from the Board
  • Tarzan Swing
  • Jumping on the Horizontal Boar
  • Parallel Rope
  • Monkey Crawl
  • Vertical Rope
Eligibility for Sub Inspector of Police:
  • To become the Sub Inspector In the Department Of Indian Police, one must have a Indian Citizenship.
  • The minimum educational qualification to become  Police Sub inspector is Bachelor degree  (Must be Graduate) in any discipline with 50% marks from a recognized university / Institute.
  • Those individuals who’re passing put from the 12th standard will not be eligible to get the SI Jobs In Police Department.
  • Applier’s age must be resided in between 20 to 25 years as on last date of official notification.
  • Candidates must have a Height of 170 cms with Chest of 80-85 cms to get the Sub Inspector Recruitment in Police Department.
Relaxation Given By the Government:

The upper age limit as prescribed above will be relaxable only in the following cases:-
  • Upto a maximum of 05 years, for ST
  • Upto a maximum of 3 years, for OBC
  • Relaxation in the upper age limit is admissible upto 40 years (43 years for OBC, 45 years for SCs/STs) for departmental candidates of Police.
Selection Process for Police Sub Inspector:

To become the Sub Inspector of Police SI or PSI, Candidates will have to undergo the following tests. Overall performance of the applicants will be judged for final recruitment on the basis of these processes.

Written Examination:
  • Written exam contains 200 Marks (100 Marks each paper).
  • Physical Endurance Test qualified candidates will have to undergo to pass the  Written examination with at least 50% marks in each written paper (excluding Interview) and 55% marks in aggregate (including Interview).
  • The SC/ST candidates will be permissible for concession upto 5% marks as per Govt. of India instructions. 
  • Total 20 Marks is set for Interview round.
  • The Candidates, who acquire the required passing marks in written examination, will be called for Interview to check personal bearing, response, aptitude, general level of intelligence etc.
Physical Standards:

Contenders who are found eligible on verification of  documents will go for Height, Chest (for male candidates only) and Weight measurements. Those who do not fulfill the Physical Measurement Tests requirement will disqualify from the selection process and will not be allowed to appear in further tests.

Name of the Post
Physical Standard
Height: Must not be less than 162 cms.
Chest: Must not be less than 84 centimetres round the chest on full inspiration with a minimum expansion of 4 centimetres.
Height: 160 cms
Chest: 80 cms with a minimum expansion of 3 cms
Height: Must not be less than 152.5 cms.
Weight : Must not be less than 40 Kg
Height: 150 cms
Weight : 38 kgs

Online Practice: Sub Inspector Online Quiz

Medical Standards:

Candidates shortlisted in order of merit will be put through a Detailed Medical Examination to review their fitness. All the candidates are medically examined by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs or any other Medical Officer. Visual Standards required for the above selection shall be as follows:

Right Eye
Left Eye
(i) Distant Vision
(ii) Near Vision —
Colour blindness, squint or any morbid condition of the eye or lids of either eye shall be deemed to be a disqualification

Final Merit List: 
  • Finally, after the completion of all processes the Commission will draw up an All India Merit List.
  • In the order of list as many candidates are found qualified, they are recommended for appointment up to the number of vacancies.

SI (Sub Inspector) Salary:

Among the various positions in police department, a candidate coming under the position of Sub-inspector is a non-gazetted police officer and selected candidate for this post is paid by the pay scale of Rs.9300-34800 plus a grade pay of Rs.4600/- and other allowances as per government rules.

Last Words:

Through this article How to Become Sub Inspector Of Police?, we are providing the process to become the SI or PSI in the Indian Police Force . We hope that the information provided on this page will acts as a beneficial for you.

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  1. I am mala passes b.com ndim a girl my age is 27 so can I eligible for si post plz tell me about this my querry

    1. Hii Mala Mytri...
      Yes, you are eligible for this post.

  2. Hii i am akanksha
    Mene abhi 12 class pass kiya h with 83per kya me si bn skti hu agr ha to mujhe kYa krna hoga plz help me

    1. You complete graduation n physical activity.

  3. I have got my results after 1 week of the last date of SI J&K apllication. Would i be considered valid if i would verify my graduation documents at the time of verification process.

  4. hii I am a poly passed student with 65%.. can i become a sub inspector of police

  5. no akanksha u cant because u need a degree for it it can be from any stream

  6. Hii iam deepak passed 12th with 78 percent from cbse board nd perusing my b.com 2nd year is im eligible...

  7. hi deepak,
    Yes You can apply after completing your b.com.

  8. Hi I am 25 I have completed my b com can I apply for this and guide me how to apply for it

    1. Hello sir,
      You are eligible for this post of sub inspector and you can apply for it by hitting this Police Jobs link....

  9. Hi I have completed by BE can I apply for S I job

  10. Hello NAWAZ PASHA,
    yes You Can Apply for SI Job and you can also check the eligibility criteria as given above.

  11. Sir I'm 20 years old and still I'm studying graduation 1st year sir can i eligible for SI after I completed BA , 1 more thing actually I'm General Cast so what is the age limitation for general cast

  12. Hi I'm Lucky Yadav
    I'm Studying in 12th
    what can I Do After 12th
    How to Become Inspector or IPS Officer

      You Can Check Police Jobs and can get appointed for Inspector post.

  13. Sir i completed degree in b.tech can i eligible for this jobw

  14. Hi sir, my age18 and my height 5.8 and my weight 55, am i eligible for si job

    1. Hello KUSHAL RAJ,
      You are not eligible for SI Jobs... Age of the appliers must be between 20 to 25 years.

  15. I have one year gap after 10th am I eligible for SI post

  16. My height is 154cm can I becum si

  17. can youn explain in detail about which oand what test we abosolutely to do in exam. Is the real salary of SI is 9,300 - 34,800/-.

  18. I finish my class 12 examination with 75% i am eligible for the post

    1. Hello sir,
      You are not eligible for SI Post...candidates who had completed Bachelor degree in Arts, Science or Commerce with 50% marks can apply for Sub Inspector Post.

  19. I have color blindness. Can I eligible for this post?

    1. Hello SATHEESH SATHU,
      Sir you are not eligible for SI Post

  20. im a final year engrng student... can i write the upcoming si exam....?

  21. I am doing my medical preparation but I want to become police what should I do..
    But I have weak eyesight can I become a police officer... If I can not plz tell what can I do for it.

  22. I have weak eyesight can I apply for SI

    1. Hello SHALINI SINGH.
      You can not apply for SI Post..

  23. koi 10th pass ki job hai police mei


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