Guidelines to Prepare for the UP Police SI Exam

Guidelines to Prepare for the UP Police SI Exam
Guidelines to Prepare for the UP Police SI Exam

There are a lot of candidates that apply for the UP Police – Sub Inspector exam every year. This exam is conducted for recruiting the candidates for the post of Sub-Inspector in the UP Police. To crack this exam, the candidates must have complete dedication and must study hard with a proper plan to ace it. In this article, we will have a look at some important details about the exam like its selection process, exam pattern, etc. We will also discuss the UP Police SI Salary. Before you plan to appear for the exam, you must first go through all the eligibility criteria that are set by the UP Police exam officials.

UP Police SI Selection Process 2020

If you are aware of all the stages of the UP Police Sub-Inspector selection process it will be easier for you to prepare better for the exam. The selection process includes four stages. The first stage is a written test followed by a PST – physical standard test, then a PET -physical efficiency test, and the last stage will be document verification. A candidate has to clear each stage to be eligible for the next one. If you successfully clear all the stages with a good score, you will get selected for this recruitment drive. 

Let us have a look at the exam pattern of the SI exam.

UP Police SI Exam Pattern 

As all the four stages were mentioned earlier, let us look at the detailed exam pattern for each of the stages.

Written Test

It will have four different papers, each of 40 questions and 100 marks making this stage of total 400 marks and 160 questions. There will be objective types of SI questions each of 2.5 marks. 

SubjectsTotal No. of QuestionsMarks
General Hindi40100
Numerical and Mental Ability40100
Basic Law/Constitution/General Knowledge 40100
Mental Aptitude/IQ/Reasoning Ability40100

Physical Standard Test (PST)

The physical standards required for the UP Police SI post are mentioned below- 

Gen/OBC/SC168 cms79-84 cms
ST160 cms77-82 cms
Gen/OBC/SC152 cmsN/A
ST147 cmsN/A

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

After clearing the PST, a candidate has to clear the physical efficiency test which will include them to cover a certain distance in a limited time. The details are given below

Race –

Female – 2.4 KMs in 16 minutes.

Male – 4.8 KMs in 28 minutes.

UP Police SI Salary Structure 2020

The monthly salary includes everything, 6th CPC, 7 pay commission, and the grade pay too. The detailed salary distribution is mentioned below.

6th CPC Pay Scale₹ 9300/- to ₹ 34800/-
Grade Pay₹ 4200/-
6th CPC Initial Basic Pay₹ 13500/-
7th CPC Initial Basic Pay₹ 35400/-
Gross Monthly Salary₹ 27900/- to ₹ 104400/-

We will now discuss some crucial SI exam preparation steps that you can follow to clear the exam.

Regularly Attempt Mock Tests

To get a feel of the exam environment, and become more familiar with all the details about the exam like the pattern, formats of questions, important topics, and more, the candidates must solve previous year papers and mock tests. This will be very beneficial to get practice over different types of SI questions. 

Be Consistent:

While preparing for any exam, have a proper schedule fixed just to study, you can do wonders with consistent efforts to study the entire syllabus and revise efficiently. All you need is the dedication to crack the exam and a vision to get selected in the SI recruitment drive. 

Have Proper Time Management:

One of the most important skills while preparing for the exam is time management. Proper time management can help you to stay focused while preparing and always give you the confidence you need to crack the exam. If you know your preparation is going smoothly, your mind will be at ease and this will help you to learn better. 

Proper time management will also allow you to complete the exam paper in the allotted time.

Take Enough Rest:

Candidates seem to forget what the rest is while preparing for the exam. While it can be a good thing for some but it can also result in fatigue or other health issues. The last thing you will want is to fall sick during your exam preparation. It is better to take care of your health too. Rest enough and study better.

We hope that you found this article on the UP Police – Sub Inspector exam helpful. Prepare well and you will surely be able to ace the SI exam. You can let us know below in the comment box if you have any doubts about the SI exam.