Delhi Police Head Constable

Delhi Police Head Constable


Delhi Police Head Constable
Delhi Police Head Constable

Delhi Police jobs 2020 is out now. Stay tuned for latest updates in the new job openings.

Catch the latest job openings in the Delhi Police. The Delhi Police has requested new job applications for the post of head constable. The police department of Delhi has earlier released 554 job vacancies. Now, it has gone up to 664 posts for the role of head constable. The hiring will take place for both Male and Female category. Visit today to find the online application form for the head constable exams 2020.

Check out the detailed information to grab the latest updates on Delhi Police jobs recruitment.


Delhi Police Job Outline

Organization NameDelhi Police (DP)
Post NameHead Constable (Assistant Wireless Operator/ Telephone Operator)
Number of vacancies649
Job Post TypeTemporary
Job Location (City)Delhi
Enrollment Dates28 Dec 2019 to 27 Jan 2020
Examination DateComing soon
Pay ScaleRs. 25,500 to Rs. 81,100
Age Limit18-27 years
Qualification10+2 or NTC
Application FeeRs. 100 (One Hundered only)
Official Portal



Delhi Police Job Hiring – Key Dates

S. No.EventsEvent Dates
1Delhi Police Hiring Online Application14.10.19
2Last Date for Police Constable Jobs13.11.19
3Admit Card 2020 for Delhi Police JobsComing soon
4Exam Date for Delhi Police Head Constable JobsComing soon
5Wireless Operator Job (Delhi Police) Online Apply28.12.19
6Last Date to Fill your Online Application27.01.20
7Release Date of Admit CardComing soon
8Wireless Operator (Head Constable) Exam DateComing soon
9Written Exam DateJuly/Aug 2020 (Postponed)



Job Vacancy

The Delhi Police is out now with 649 job openings for the Head Constable posts. The selected candidates will be allotted the Wireless and Telephone Operator roles in the Delhi Police.

Here is the detailed list of job vacancy for both open and departmental criteria for Male and Female candidates. Given below is the post wise share of the vacancies for level 4 pay scale of Rs. 25500– Rs. 81100.

Delhi Police Job Openings Post Wise

Head Constable (AWO/ TPO)

Post Names

Head Constable (Male)Open13476499340392
Head Constable (Female)Open6738244519193
Total Openings2231268215365649


Delhi Police Job Openings Post Wise

Head Constable (Clerical)

Post NameCategory
Head ConstableMale14056538637372


Head Constable Salary Expectation

The Delhi Police promises a plausible amount of salary for its staff and colleagues. You will get paid according to the revised PayScale of 7th pay commission for constable posts. Plus, the city police of Delhi also give extra perks and allowances like House rent, Transport costs, DA, medical allowance, etc.


Head Constable Salary Structure
PostHead Constable
Commission7th Pay
Pay ScaleRs. 25,500-Rs.81,100
Starting PayRs. 25,500 + Allowances
AllowancesDA + HRA + TA + Others


Head Constable In-Hand Salary Structure

Post Head Constable
Pay BandRs. 25,500-Rs. 81,100
Basic PayRs. 25,500
HRA (24%)Rs. 6120
DA (12%)Rs. 3060
TARs. 3600
Total In-Hand SalaryRs. 35,500-Rs. 38,000


Head Constable Perks & Allowances

Basic Pay

Rs. 25500
Dearness Expense (Inflation Cost)A Head Constable gets a DA to offset inflation. It is 12% of the basic pay given under the 7th Pay Commission.
House Rent ExpenseThe Head Constable gets an HRA as per the rule of Delhi Police. It is 24% of the Basic pay, (Rs. 6120) approx.
Transport ExpenseThe transport cost is given extra with the basic pay
Other ExpensesOther perks include City compensation expense, medical expenses, etc.


There are immense growth options for the post of Head Constable in Delhi Police. It involves regular promotion with a chance to reach up to the level of DCP. However, it solely depends on the performance of the person. Check out the promotion ladder for the aspirants of Delhi Police.

  • Head Constable
  • ASI (Assistant Sub-Inspector)
  • SI (Sub-Inspector)
  • Inspector
  • ACP (Assistant Commissioner of Police)
  • DCP (Deputy Commissioner of Police)


Eligibility Criteria

The Delhi Police has fixed a set of conditions which you need to fulfill to get hired for the job. It includes your educational qualification, professional requirement, age limit, and physical standards.

Educational Qualification

  • You need to pass at least class 12th from a government affiliated board to apply for the Head Constable exam.
  • The applicants should not apply if they do not meet this condition.


Professional Demand

  • English Typing Speed – 30 words per minute.
  • Hindi Typing Speed – 25 words per minute.

You need to have an English word processing speed of 1000 key depressions in 15 minutes for Assistant Wireless and Telephone Operator job role.

Head Constable Age Limit

Minimum Age LimitMaximum Age Limit
18 Years25 Years


The Delhi Police offers age relaxation for selected categories. See the table below.

Age Relaxation Table for Selected Categories

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 Years
OBC3 Years
PwD (UR & EWS)10 Years
PwD (OBC)13 Years
PwD (SC/ST)15 Years
Sportsperson (EWS/UR/OBC)MaleUp to the age of 30 Years
Sportsperson (SC/ST)MaleUp to the age of 35 years
Widows & Divorced Women who are not remarried but judicially separatedUp to the age of 38 years
Widows & Divorced Women who are legally separated but not remarried (SC/ST)Up to the age of 40 years
Departmental applicants with 3 years of regular service in Delhi Police (UR/EWS)Up to the age of 40 years
Departmental applicants with 3 years of regular service in Delhi police (OBC)Up to the age of 43 years
Departmental applicants with 3 years of regular service in Delhi police (SC/ST)Up to the age of 45 years
Ex-Servicemen (UR/EWS)3 years applicable for military service giver
Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 (3+3) years applicable for military service giver
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 (3+5) years applicable for military service giver



Please Note: The age relaxation is applicable for: –

  • Applicants of hill areas like Dogras, Marathas, Garhwali, Kumaonis, and Gorkhas with other applicants from State/UT of Manipur, Nagaland, Assam, Kashmir & Ladakh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Meghalaya, Himachal Pradesh and Mizoram. All these candidates will have to show the hill area certificate.
  • ST candidates.
  • Wards (son/daughter) of serving, deceased or retired Delhi Police Personnel/MTS staff of the same organization.


Head Constable Physical Standards

MaleGEN/OBC/SC165 cmGEN/Others78 cm-82 cm
ST/Others160 cmST73 cm-77 cm
FemaleGEN/OBC/SC157 cm
ST/Others152 cm



Head Constable Physical Measurement Standards

Male165 cm78 cm-82 cmMin. Expansion is 4 cm
Female157 cm


Please see:

Check out the official notification to see the relaxation for reserved categories.

The Delhi Police may cancel your entry even after you clear the exams in case of any violation in eligibility conditions. So, ensure that you meet all the asked conditions for admission to the exams.

Job Selection Process

There is a defined set of process for the selection of Head Constable post in Delhi Police. Here is the step wise process shared for you.

  • Written Test – 100 Marks
  • Physical Efficiency Test/ Physical Endurance Test – Qualifying in nature.
  • Computer Typing Test (English/Hindi) – 25 Marks
  • Computer Formatting Test – 25 Marks
  • Medical Test


Exam Pattern 2020

The Exam papers is available in both English and Hindi language except for the English language exam. You have to qualify written test and then undergo physical test to compete for the job of head constable. However, there is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Each question carries 1 mark for all the sections. The total marks for the written test is 100 marks.

Written Test

SectionNumber of QuestionsMarks
General Intelligence2525
Quantitative Aptitude (Arithmetic)2020
English Language (Basic Knowledge)2525
Fundamentals of Computer; MS Word, MS Excel, etc.1010
General Awareness2020


If you qualify the written test, you will then have to undergo physical tests to be eligible for the final round of selection based on your merit.


Physical Endurance Test (Males)
AgeUp to 30 yearsBetween 30 to 40 yearsAbove 40 years
Race (1600 mts)7 minutes8 minutes9 minutes
High Jump3 feet 6 inches3 feet 3 inches3 feet
Long Jump12 feet 6 inches11 feet 6 inches10 feet 6 inches


Physical Endurance Test (Females)

AgeUp to 30 yearsBetween 30 to 40 yearsAbove 40 years
Race (800 mts)5 minutes6 minutes7 minutes
High Jump3 feet2 feet 6 inches2 feet 3 inches
Long Jump9 feet8 feet7 feet


You can then go for the Computer typing test and medical test. However, it is possible only when you qualify the physical round.


Reading and Dictation Test

  • The test is to evaluate an aspirant’s potential to receive and transmit vital messages. You will be required to read a passage in both Hindi and English language from the given text. The aspirant will also have to take a dictation test in both English and Hindi languages.
  • The applicants scoring above 50% mistakes in dictation test will be disqualified.


Computer Operation Test

You need to qualify the computer operating test. The test will involve below listed things.

  • English Word Processing: 1000 key depression in 15 minutes
  • Basic Computer Functions: Start/Close PC, MS words, MS office, awareness of Paragraph setting & Numbering, how to save word file, etc.


Medical Test

A certified Doctor selected by the Delhi Police will examine you for the medical test. He/ She will then give a decision.


Constable Syllabus 2020

You must have got an idea about the subject topics from the exam pattern table. Please note that General Intelligence (Reasoning) and English are the most crucial topics of the syllabus. They together comprise 50% marks for your written test. Check out the detailed syllabus given below.


HC Syllabus – General Intelligence & Reasoning

Semantic AnalogyVenn Diagrams
Symbolic AnalogyEmotional Intelligence
Social IntelligenceWord Building
Coding and DecodingProblem Solving
Critical ThinkingSpatial Visualization
Arithmetic ReasoningVerbal & Non-verbal series
Figure SeriesEmbedded Figures
Arithmetical number series


Syllabus – HC Quantitative Aptitude

Number SystemsAlgebra
Time and DistanceRatio and Proportion
AveragesComputation of Whole Numbers
Profit, Loss and DiscountPartnership
Decimals and FractionsPercentages
InterestRatio and Time
Time and DistanceTime and Work
TrigonometryStatistical Charts


HC Syllabus – English Language

Comprehension PassageCloze Test
Synonyms and AntonymsFill in the Blanks
Spot the ErrorSpelling Correction
Idioms and PhrasesOne Word Substitution
Active Passive voicePara Jumbles


HC Syllabus – Fundamentals of Computer

Computer BasicsShortcuts & Basic knowledge of MS Word
Word ProcessingMS Excel
CommunicationGenerations of Computer
Computer AbbreviationsInternet and Browsers


Syllabus – HC General Awareness
Environment Around UsCurrent Events
Questions relating to India and its Neighbouring countriesGeography
Economic ScienceHistory
CultureIndian Economy
General PolicyIndian Constitution
Scientific Research


Take up Mock Test Series

  • Appear for mock tests to prepare better for the Delhi Police Head Constable exams. Analyze your performance after each exam and improve yourself.
  • Know your strong and weak areas with regular mock tests.
  • Practice the latest test series for your 2020 exams.


Application Fees


HC Application Fees 2020

CategoryApplication Fees
MaleGeneral + OBC + EWSRs. 100
SC + ST + Ex-servicemenNo fee
FemaleGeneral + OBC + EWSNo fee
SC + ST + Ex-servicemen


You can pay using online methods of Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, and UPI. SBI Challan is also acceptable.


Steps to Apply online for the Constable Exams

Step 1: Land on the official portal of Delhi Police –

Step 2: Y0u will see the homepage. Find and tap on the “Recruitment” link.

Step 3: Look for the link that says – Head Constable Application 2020. Open it.

Step 4: Download the pdf file and read the instructions carefully. Save it for reference.

Step 5: Check if you are eligible. Then start filling the online form of application.

Step 6: Enter the basic details like Name, Father’s/Husband’s Full Name, Mother’s Name, DOB, and Category. Add personal details; Educational Qualification, Email ID, and Mobile Number.

Step 7: Upload your recent photographs of passport size, signature, and other required documents.

Step 8: Make the online payment for the application fees.

Step 9: Submit the online application after finishing your registration process.

Step 10: Make sure to get a print out of the application form.

Step 11: You will see a display of Thank You on the screen at the end.


HC Admit Card 2020

Please note that it is compulsory to carry your admit card for the constable examination. The admit card is soon to be released. It is usually out one to two weeks before the exam date. The exams date is likely to be announced soon. The process is delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Details Needed to Access your Admit Card

  • Registration Number
  • Password/DOB


Steps to Download your Admit Card

We have listed the process to download your admit card. Read the following steps to download your admit card for the 2020 exams.

  • Open the official portal of Delhi Police –
  • Look for the “Recruitment” Section.
  • Find the HC Admit Card link. Open it.
  • Enter your login data; Registration Number and Password. Also enter the captcha to verify yourself as a human.
  • You can now see the HC admit card on the screen. Download it and get a print out for exam use.


List of Details given on the HC Admit Card

Make sure to check these details on your admit card. Contact the officials if you see any details missing.

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Father’s Name/ Husband’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Enrollment/Registration Number
  • Roll Number
  • Category
  • Date of Exam
  • Exam Timings
  • Examination Centre
  • Exam Guidelines


List of Documents Required

It is compulsory to carry these documents for your exams. The examiner will check your documents carefully. In case you lack any documents, the examiner won’t allow you to enter the exam hall.

  • ID Proof (DL/ Voter ID/ Aadhaar Card/ Pan Card, etc.)
  • Exam Admit Card
  • Recent Passport Size Photograph


Exam Results

The result date will be out after the exams are over. You can find your name in the merit list to verify if you have qualified or not. The Delhi Police will select 20 times the number of jobs for the physical test. So, the competition is going to be really tough. Find the result link on the official portal of Delhi Police to view your results.


Examination FAQs :-

  1. How many job openings are declared by the Delhi Police for the Head Constable post in 2020?

A: The Delhi Police has released 649 job vacancies for the Head Constable posts in 2020.

  1. What is the minimum educational qualification needed to sit for the exam of Delhi Police in 2020?

A: The aspirant should be at least 10+2 pass from the government affiliated board to sit for the Head Constable exams in 2020.

  1. How to prepare the best for the Delhi Police Exams in 2020?

A: The aspirant should prepare under the expert guidance of an educator. Practice last year question paper and sample papers to understand the exam pattern. Also, take up the regular mock tests to evaluate your preparation This will help you stay updated with the recent trends and changes in the exam pattern.

  1. Can a staff working for the post of Head Constable get promoted to officer ranks?

A: A head Constable can easily get promoted to the rank of ASI and SI with time. However, it solely depends on the skill and performance of a person. You can even become an Inspector and go up the ranks if you perform well.

  1. Is a Head Constable allowed to carry a weapon along with him?

A: Yes, a Head Constable working under the Delhi Police can get his hands on Insas rifle of 5.56 mm.

  1. What are the physical tests undertaken as part of the exams in Delhi police jobs 2020?

A: An aspirant has to undergo running race, perform high and long jump as part of the physical tests in the exams. However, there is different standards for males and females.

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