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Himachal Pradesh Police Department Recruitment


Himachal Pradesh police agency was formed in the year 1948 and  Director General of Police heads the department. Himachal Pradesh Police recruitment department conducts the Himachal Pradesh Police Examination for recruiting police force into different departments.

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There are more than 1800 vacancies under the Himachal Pradesh Police. Other important state police service notification in our country are Gujarat PoliceWB PoliceTripura PoliceSikkim PoliceNagaland Police, Mizoram PoliceUttarakhand Police, etc.

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Age relaxations are given as per government norms.

Physical Standards

  • For Male candidates
  • HeightNot less than 170 cms
  • Chest (normal) -80 cms
  • Chest (expanded) – 80+5 cms
  • For Female candidates
  • HeightNot less than 157 cm


HP Administrative Combined Competitive ExaminationHP ForestHP Teacher Eligibility Test , etc., are other important Government job notifications released by the HP state government. Notifications associated with Himachal Pradesh Police Department examinations are notified on the website ‘admis.hp.nic.in/himpol/’. Aspirants are suggested to visit ‘Drona’ for keeping tracks on the notifications.

  • Current Notifications          click here
  • Upcoming Notifications      click here
  • Previous Notifications        click here

Application Procedure

Eligible candidates can apply online for the advertised posts by submitting an ‘Online application form’ which is already provided by the department.

  • Log on to the Official website i.e. admis.hp.nic.in/himpol/
  • Click on the desired advertisement on the home page.
  • Click on apply online.
  • Fill your academic and personal details carefully.
  • Make the necessary fee payments.
  • Click on the link Submit’.
  • Take the print out of the application form for future use.

Selection Procedure

The mode of selection is conducted in three consecutive steps. Candidates selected in Step 1 must attend the next step of the selection mode and so on.

  • STEP 1 – Written Examination
  • STEP 2 – Physical test
  • STEP 3 – Interview

Written Examination

The first stage of selection procedure in Himachal Pradesh Police Department examination is Written Examination. There is 1 paper and 5 sections in written examination. The Paper is of objective type.

Physical Test

The candidate’s physical standards should meet the specifications mentioned in point 3.1. Apart from the specification mentioned in 3.1, there are other physical efficiency tests that need to be qualified by the candidates like, race, high jump, and long jump.


The Interview is the last stage of recruitment process under Himachal Pradesh Police.

Exam Pattern

For the selection of deserving candidates from all the candidates, the Himachal Pradesh Police Department conducts the examination in three consecutive steps.

Written Examination

It is the first stage of Himachal Pradesh Police examination. There is 1 paper at this stage. The paper is of objective type with 80 questions with each question carrying 1 mark. The time duration is 1 hours. The questions are asked from following subjects –

  1. General English
  2. General Hindi
  3. General Knowledge
  4. Reasoning Ability
  5. Mathematics and Science

Physical Test

S.noEvent NameMale Female
1.Race1500 meters in 6 minutes and 30 seconds800 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds
2.High Jump1.25 meters1 meter (minimum)
3.Long Jump4 meters3 meters


It is the last stage of Himachal Pradesh Police Department examination. The candidates selected in the written examination and physical test must attend the Interview. It carries 15 marks.


Written Examination

Syllabus for Written exam is given as –

General English

  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Correction
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Grammar & Tenses
  • Phrases
  • Comprehension
  • Voice

General Hindi

  • Synonyms
  • Phrases/Muhavare
  • Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Detection
  • Antonyms
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Translation of Sentences
  • Plural Forms

General Knowledge

  • International & National Organizations
  • Books & Authors

  • Inventions & Discoveries in Science

  • Countries & their Capitals

  • Current Affairs – National & International

  • Abbreviations

  • Budget and Five Year Plans

  • Important Days

  • Important Financial & Economic News

  • Awards and Honors

  • Sports

Reasoning Ability

  • Visual Memory
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Number Series
  • Decision Making
  • Judgment
  • Directions
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Mirror Images
  • Alphabet Series
  • Problem Solving
  • Blood Relations
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Embedded Figures

Mathematics and Science

  • Average
  • H.C.F. & L.C.M
  • Profit & Loss
  • Percentages
  • Problems on Ages
  • Time & Work
  • Time & Distance
  • Mixture & Alligation
  • Number Systems
  • Numericals on Trains
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Simplification
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Discounts


Exam Resources

Reference Books

  • Academic book of English (Class X level)
  • Academic book of Hindi (Class X level)
  • NCERT book of Mathematics (Class X level)
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic: Book for Maths by – Rajesh Verma

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