UP Police Jail Warder Syllabus and Exam Pattern

The UP Police Jail Warder Syllabus and Exam Pattern has been announced by the board. Candidates who have applied for the exam should know the comprehensive syllabus and exact exam pattern before starting their preparation. This will help the candidates to cover the entire syllabus and subject wise topics. Similarly knowing the exam pattern will help the candidates while practising test series or mock tests. The UP Police Jail Warder has a total of 3638 vacancies available. The recruitment is held for both male and female candidates who clear the required eligibility.

The candidates who are attending the UP Police Jail Warder will have to go through a selection process of four stages in total (Written Test, Physical Test, Document Verification and Medical Test). Candidates who clear all the stages will be selected for the post by the board. In this article below, we are providing the complete information regarding the UP Police Jail Warder syllabus and exam pattern. Read below to know more. 

UP Police Jail Warder Syllabus 2020

The UP Police Jail Warder written exam will consist of mainly four papers. Candidates should make sure that they follow the exact syllabus as mentioned below. The papers are General Hindi, General Knowledge, Numerical & Mental Ability Test and Mental Aptitude /Intelligence /Reasoning. The detailed UP Police Jail Warder syllabus and the topics to be focused on are given below.

General Knowledge
  • General Science
  • Indian History
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian Economy and Culture
  • Indian Agriculture
  • Commerce and Trade
  • Population
  • Environment and Urbanization
  • Geography of India
  • Natural Resources
  • Revenue
  • Police and General Administration System
  • Human rightsInternal Security & terrorism in Uttar Pradesh
  • India and International Relations
  • National & International Current Affairs
  • National and International Organizations
  • Monopolization and its impact
  • Cybercrime
  • Commodity and Service
  • Prizes and Honors
  • Country/Capital/Currencies
  • Important Days
  • Research and Discovery
  • Books And Their Author
  • Social Media Communication
General Hindi 
  • Questions & Answer from the Passage
  • Title of the Passage
  • Letter Writing
  • Word Knowledge
  • Use of Words
  • Antonym
  • Synonym
  • One Word Substitutions
  • Sentence Correction
  • Idioms Phrases

Numerical & Mental Ability Test

Numerical Aptitude 
  • Number System
  • Simplification
  • Decimal & Fraction
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Profit & Loss
  • Discount
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Partnership
  • Time & Work
  • Distance
  • Use of Table & Graph
  • Mensuration 
Mental Ability Test
  • Logical Diagrams
  • Symbol-Relationship Interpretation
  • Codification
  • Perception Test
  • Word formation Test
  • Letter and number series
  • Word and alphabet Analogy
  • Common Sense Test
  • Letter and number coding
  • Direction sense Test
  • Logical interpretation of data
  • Forcefulness of argument
  • Determining implied meanings

Mental Aptitude/Intelligence Quotient/Reasoning

Mental Aptitude
  • Public Interest
  • Law & Order
  • Communal Harmony
  • Crime Control
  • Rule of Law
  • Ability of Adaptability
  • Professional Information (Basic level)
  • Police System
  • Contemporary Police Issues & Law and order
  • Basic Law
  • Interest in Profession
  • Mental Toughness
  • Sensitivity towards minorities and underprivileged
  • Gender sensitivity
Intelligence Quotient
  • Relationship and Analogy Test
  • Spotting out the dissimilar
  • Series Completion
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Blood Relation
  • Problems based on alphabet
  • Time sequence test
  • Venn Diagram and chart type test
  • Mathematical ability Test
  • Arranging in order
  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Differences
  • Space visualization
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis and Judgment
  • Decision-making
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship
  • Concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships
  • Arithmetical computations and other analytical functions

UP Police Jail Warder Exam Pattern 2020

The UP Police Jail Warder exam will be an objective-based written test. Candidates need to clear this stage in order to qualify and attend the further stages of the selection process. The UP Police Jail Warder exam pattern is as follows.


Total No. of Questions


Exam Duration

General Knowledge



To be Announced

General Hindi

Numerical and Mental Ability

Mental Aptitude/IQ/Reasoning Ability

  • The exam will be an objective-based written exam.
  • The exam will be of four different papers ( General Hindi, General Knowledge, Numerical & Mental Ability Test and Mental Aptitude /Intelligence /Reasoning).
  • The exam will be of 300 marks in total with 150 questions.
  • Each question will carry +2 marks each.
  • There is no information as of now regarding the negative marks. Once there is any information on it, we will update the same.

UP Police Jail Warder Physical Test 2020

Candidates who have qualified the Written Exam will be called up for the Physical Test. In this stage, the candidates physical measurement and efficiency will be tested by the board. Check the below tables to know more.

Physical Standards Test























Physical Efficiency Test






25 Minutes



14 Minutes

UP Police Jail Warder Document Verification 2020

Candidates who clear the Physical Test round will have to attend the document verification round. In this stage, candidates will have to submit the documents as requested by the board at the time of filling the application. If all documents are verified correctly, the candidate will be allowed to attend the last stage of the selection process which will be the medical test.

UP Police Jail Warder Medical Test 2020

The final stage of the selection process will be the Medical Test. The candidates who have cleared all the previous stages will have to attend this stage. This is conducted to test if the candidate is medically fit. If proven and declared fit, he/she will be selected for the post. Candidates who do not clear this stage will not be considered eligible for the UP Police Jail Warder post.

All the candidates must have a complete idea by now on the UP Police Jail Warder Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Candidates should make sure to prepare themselves according to the syllabus and exam pattern as given above to stand ahead in the competition. Being a part of the UP Police Jail Warder is a good opportunity for the candidates and one should not miss out on this.