Engineers, Post Grads among new Punjab Police Constables

Punjab Police Constable Recruitment

Chandigarh: Among more than 7,000 successful candidates who have been selected as police constables in Punjab, there are 162 post graduates, six M Tech and 153 B Tech.

Police said 7,173 candidates have been selected as constables in the Recruitment of Constables 2016, the results of which were declared Wednesday.

The successful candidates also include 1,181 graduates and 261 diploma holders, an official spokesman said.

He said about 85 per cent of the candidates selected are in the age group of 19-26 years. This percentage in Armed Police Cadre (male) is 80 per cent, District Police Cadre (male) is 83 per cent and in District Police Cadre (female) is 97 per cent.

The addition of 7,173 constables to the State Police Force would give a fillip to the resolve of the Punjab Police to conduct the 2017 Assembly elections in a free, fair and transparent manner, the spokesman said.

“Their training course is expected to begin from 15th November onwards,” he added.