Uttar Pradesh police recruitment 2016 – For the Post of Home Guard

Uttar Pradesh police recruitment 2016 – Uttar Pradesh generally called UP is a state of North India. Uttar Pradesh Police is the biggest police force in the world working under single command. Before Independence it was founded on 1st April 1937. It was commonly called United Provinces before the India got independence. After Independence it got renamed “Uttar Pradesh”. UP police maintains law and order. UP Police had come into being in the year 1861. The HQs are in Allahabad. Motto of the UP Police is “Protection of Good, Destruction of Bad”.

Uttar Pradesh police protects the public and the property. Their role is to detect, prevent and is to investigate the crime. Every Year the UP Police Recruitment and Promotion Board organize state level examination for all the posts and this examination is known as UP Police Examination.

Uttar Pradesh Police Home Guard recruitment 2016

The Role of Home Guards is to help as an Ancillary to the police and support the community in crisis and also to protect the weaker sections of the society, to promote communal harmony and participate in socio –economic and welfare activities.

Uttar Pradesh Police Home Guard recruitment 2016 Eligibility Criteria


  • For male candidates: Age limit for applicant should not be more than 23 years and less than 18 years of age.
  • Age relaxation would be provided as per the government rules.


  • Height for male candidate is 170 centimeters and for female candidate is 157 centimeters.


  • Chest for male candidate minimum expansion is 5 centimeters and unexpanded is 80 centimeters.


  • Weight for male and female candidates would be proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates who are applying for UP Police Assistant Sub Inspector should have graduation or its equivalent degree from any of the documented board/university.
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