HP Police Constable Recruitment 2017 – 1000 Vacancies Notification

By | November 29, 2016

HP Police Constable Recruitment 2017 – 1000 Vacancies Notification | Himachal Pradesh Police Department Constable Bharti 2017 | HP Police Inspector, Sub Inspector, Traffic Constable, Fourth Class Staff, Vacancies 2017.

The citizens of Himachal Pradesh are well aware of the shortage of Police recruits in the state. In order to solve the issue of the shortage of police recruits in the state with the equivalent population, the state police department has sent an application for recruitments to over 1000 vacancies of Constable in the HP Police Department. The application has been received by the State Government and is currently under consideration, it is expected that the State government will be issuing a green flag for the recruitments very soon.

HP Police Constable Recruitment 2017

District Name                              Vacancies

  • Kangra
  • Shimla
  • Solan
  • Sirmaur
  • Una
  • Mandi
  • Kullu
  • Chamba
  • Lahaul/Spiti
  • Kinnaur
  • Bilaspur
  • Hamirpur

The Himachal Pradesh Police Department was founded on 15th April, 1948 and has since seen a number of changes in its constitution. The Recruit Training Center, which was initially situated in Chamba, is currently located in Drongarh, Kangra and is headed by the Dy. Inspector General of Police as its principal. This is the foundation where thousands of new recruits are admitted each year for their training in fitness, arms and administration to later graduate as trained police recruits and service the general population of the state. currently there are 114 police stations in the state including 12 PSs of SVACB, 12 PSs of TTR and 1 PSs of CID. 112 of these police posts are located across the 12 districts of the state and 1 police post in the district Baddi. There are currently 89 IPS officers, 169 State Police Services Officers, 2051 NGOs Grade-1, and 14794 NGOs Grade-2. With the increasing population density in the state, it has become necessary that the government deploy more police officers with respect to the population size and for the same purpose the HP Police Department has issued a written request to the state government for holding Bharti to the posts of Constables shortly.

HP Police Constable 1000 Recruitment 2017

Post Name – Constable

State – Himachal Pradesh

Recruitment Place – Any where in Himachal

Total Posts -1000

Total posts approved – 17119

Total posts vacant – 2648

Constable posts Vacant in State – 1682

Head Constable Vacant Posts in State – 656

Inspector / Sub Inspector Posts Vacant in State – 41 and 133

Assistant Sub Inspector Vacant Posts – 136

Ministerial Staff Vacancies – 628 Posts Approved 179 Posts Vacant

4th Class Staff Vacant Posts – 48 Posts

Traffic Police Constable –

HP Police Recruitment 2017

HP Police Recruitment 2017

The current application filed by the HP Police Department claims the requirement of 1000 new recruits as Constables in the force and is held in consideration by the state government. It is rumored that this request may get a green flag of approval by the state government considering that this is a very urgent necessity of the state. Once approved the government will be directing the HP Police Department to hold the recruitment process following which online applications will be invited in form of registrations for the Bharti. The Bharti will be held in Shimla where thousands of candidates will be tested on their physical fitness and eligibility levels. The deficiency in staff was observed by the department after the recent opening of a number of police Thanas and the problems in distributing staff in these locations.

Selection Process 

Physical Test

Written Exam




HP Police Constable Syllabus

HP Police Question Paper 2016 with Answer Key

HP Police Constable 2016 Results

According to some statistics there are about 17119 total posts in the HP Police Department that have been approved by the state government, out of which 2648 posts are currently held vacant. 1682 vacant spots among these are for the post of Constable, 656 are of Head Constable post, 133 vacant posts of Sub Inspector and 41 are of the Inspector. There are also deficiencies in the Ministerial staff with a total vacancy in this section being of 179. In addition to the administration of law and order in the state, the police department in HP is currently also facing the challenge of managing the traffic in most areas. This has led to increase in burden on the currently employed officers. 1500 posts of constables were filled last year too and these recruits are currently under the training period and will be joining the force by June 2017. The process of the recruitment will be initiated shortly we recommend that our readers maintain a regular update with the HP Police Department website to be informed about the application notice asap.

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