Pay scale for Head Constable in Government Jobs


Head Constable in the police force in India is equal to the Sergeant in Police forces in other countries. As far as dress code for the position of Head Constable in Indian Police Force is concerned, they wear three bars on their epaulettes or three point-down chevrons on their sleeve.

They act as head of a group of constables in a particular police station and the pay scale for this position in Indian Police Force is Rs. 5200-20200 plus a grade pay of Rs. 2400.

Recent job notification for the position of head constable in government jobs in India:

Recently the following government organizations called for applications from eligible candidates for the position of head constable:

Indo-Tibetan Border Security Force

Sashatra Seema Bal

Central Industries Security Force

Border Security Force

Madhya Pradesh Police Telecom

Delhi Police

Central Reserve Police Force

Educational qualification needed to apply for the position of head constable in Indian Police Forces:

Normally, head constables are appointed for different departments like telecommunication, electrical, workshop, Ministerial, etc… and therefore the educational qualification differs according to the department for which they are appointed. For instance, in the case of head constable recruitment for telecommunication department is concerned, candidates must have completed their 10+2 in science stream with mathematics, chemistry and physics subjects. Even candidates, who have done diploma course in an approved Industrial Training Institution in any of the streams like electrical, information technology, computer science, instrumentation or electronics & Communication after their class 10 examination are eligible to apply for the telecommunication head constable position.

Process of Selection:

The selection process for the post of Head constable includes a series of tests, which includes objective-type written test, detailed medical examination, interview, Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Standard Test, verification of documents and height bar test. Only the candidates clearing the physical efficiency and physical standard tests will be called for written test and only candidates getting through the written test will have to take up the medical examination and interview. In the case of recruitment of head constable of Ministerial position, candidates will have to take up short hand and type writing test as well in addition to the aforesaid tests.

Future scope of the position of Head Constable:

Many candidates have a dream to find placement in the police force and for these candidates the position of head constable can be a rewarding career since they can be promoted to higher positions in the police department on the basis of their performance in this basic position.



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10 Responses to “Pay scale for Head Constable in Government Jobs”

  1. 10
    kailash chandra dhayal:


  2. 9
    kailash chandra dhayal:

    I want to know about the syllabus of AWO,TPO(Head constable) in Delhi police.

    [please send me syllabus details.....]

  3. 8
    kailash chandra dhayal:

    When will AWO&TPO(Head constable) physical test started ?
    {please reply me……}

  4. 7
    jay singh:

    how much of the salary of a cisf headconstable

  5. 6
    Srijan Tamang:

    Hi sir this is Srijan Tamang(ST new recruitment) from Darjeeling. When will be the training for West Bengal Police Constable will get started?

  6. 5
    satish shewale:

    any job vacancy

  7. 4

    dear sir i want some l cisf model paper sir pleas send in my email add.

  8. 3

    A W O(head constable)/telly printer operator result come on rhe site when?

  9. 2
    vinod kumar:


  10. 1

    how to the height,weight,age&education skills of sub inspector?