Delhi Police Head Constable Syllabus 2020
The Delhi Police Head Constable Syllabus 2020 is vast. Candidates need to go through each of the topics thoroughly in order to secure the post.

(A) General Awareness :
Questions are Designed to test the Candidate’s General Awareness around him/her and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test his/her knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The Test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring Countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Indian Economy, General Polity, Indian Constitution and Scientific Research. These Questions will be such that they so not require a special study of any discipline.

(B) Quantitative Aptitude :
Arithmetic: Number Systems : Computation of whole Number, Decimals and Fractions and Relationship between Numbers.
 Fundamental Arithmetical Operations : Percentage, Ratio and proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Single and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and Distance, Time and Work.
Algebra : Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications) e.g. Formulas and elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
Geometry : Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts : Triangle and its various kinds of centres viz. centroid, In-centric, Ortho centric, circumcentre Congruence and similarity of triangles Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
 Mensuration : Triangle, Quadrilaterals Regular Polygons (sum of internal angles of a polygon) Circle Right Prism Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder Sphere, Hemispheres Rectangular Parallelepiped Regular Right Pyramid with Triangular or square base.
Trigonometry : Trigonometric ratios Degree and Radian measures, Standard Identities. Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances (simple problems only).
Statistical Charts : Use of Tables and Graphs : Histogram Frequency Polygon Bar-diagram, Pie Chart.
© General Intelligence :
This section will include questions from both verbal and non-verbal type. The Test Will Include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic Operations, Symbolic / Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing Inferences, Figural Pattern-Folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern-Folding & Completion, Number Series, Embedded Figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and Decoding.

(D) English Language :
Spot the Error, Fill the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/Detecting mis-spelt Words, Idiom & Phrases, One Word Substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct / Indirect Narration, Shuffling of Sentence Parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.

(E) Computer Fundamentals :
This Paper Will Include Questions on the Following:

Elements of Word Processing (Word Processing Basics, Opening and Closing Documents, Text Creation, Formatting the Text and Its Presentation Features).
MS Excel (Elements of SpreadSheet, Editing of Cells, Function and Formula).
Communication (Basic of E-mail, Sending / Receiving of Emails and its related Functions).
Internet, WWW and Web Browsers (Internet, Services on Internet, URL, HTTP, FTP, Web Sites, Blogs, Web Browsing Software, Search Engines, Chat, Video Conferencing, e-Banking) etc.

Delhi Police Head Constable Exam Pattern

Delhi Police Constable Selection Process

Delhi Police Constable selection process involves 2 major stages on which the candidates are shortlisted under the Delhi Police Constable recruitment drive. These stages of Delhi Police Constable selection process are as follows:

  • Stage I: Written-test
  • Stage II: Physical Endurance Test

Delhi Police Constable Exam Pattern 2020

Delhi Police Constable exam pattern comprises of 4 different subjects heading with a 100 marks question paper. Each question comprises of 1 mark without involving any negative marking which reduces the risk of attempting questions. Thus, below you can have a look at the detailed Delhi Police Constable exam pattern to prepare accordingly:

Subject No. of
Max. Marks
General Awareness 20 20
English Language 25 25
Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
General Intelligence 25 25
Computer 10 10
 Total 100 100


Delhi Police Head Constable Eligibility

Educational Qualification

  • To apply for Delhi Police Head Constable 2020, you must have passed class 12 from government recognized board
  • Candidates failing to fulfil the acquired educational qualification, need not apply.

Professional Requirement

  • Speed in English in Typing on Computer - 30 words per minute. or
  • Speed in Hindi Typing on Computer - 25 words per minute.
  • For Assistant Wireless and Telephone Operator, the English word processing speed of 1000 key depressions in 15 minutes

Age Limit Criteria for Delhi Police Head Constable

Minimum Age Limit

Maximum Age Limit

18 Years

25 Years

Physical Standards for Delhi Police Head Constable




Head Constable (Male)

Gen/Others: 165 cm

ST: Relaxable by 5cms

Gen/Others:  78cm-82cm

ST: Relaxable by 5cms 

Head Constable (Female)

Gen/Others: 157 cm

SC/ST: Relaxable by 5cms



Physical Measurement Standards 

Category Males Females
Height 165 cms 157 cms
Chest 78 cms-82 cms -
Note: minimum expansion for all candidates is 4cms