1. How do I access the site to fill up the online application form?
    An applicant should log on to the respective wing in to access the home page of the online application.
  2. When can I submit online application for a particular recruitment?
    The complete and detailed information is published on website for filling the online application for a particular notified exam.
  3. Can anyone apply online for a particular recruitment?
    Yes, an applicant who fulfils the eligibility conditions prescribed in the notification/advertisement can apply for a particular post. An applicant can check his eligibility for a particular post from the detailed advertisement available on
  4. What is the last date for Registration and Fee Submission?
    The candidate who fulfils the prescribed educational qualification and other eligibility conditions should register for Online Application Form before closing date of the respective post(closing dates are provided in the details as well as in the advertisements). Thereafter Online Application Form registration will be closed. The candidate who submits the application can pay online instantly or should go to the HDFC Bank for depositing fee offline. However, the requisite fee can be deposited within banking hours only. Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply online much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date for depositing the fee to avoid the possibility of disconnection/inability/failure to log on the website on account of heavy load on internet/website.
  5. Are there any detailed instructions to guide an applicant for submitting an online application?
    Yes, an applicant can refer to the Advertisement and instructions, which are available on the website for filling up the online application
  6. How do I resize my photograph/signature/certificates and NOC to required pixels?
    Please follow the link on website “Guidelines for scanning and uploading of photograph, signature, Certificates and NOC”.
  7. What should I do, if there is lot of delay in accessing the page?
    The delay in accessing the page depends upon various factors like internet speed, large number of applicants trying to register the application at the same time etc. Therefore if you are not able to get the page for registration promptly, please re­try after some time or during off-peak hours.
  8. What information/ details /items are required while filling the on­line application form?
    Registration Process is divided in to parts.
    I. Online Registration Form
    II. Online Application Form: Fill Personal details, Contact details, Qualifications, Work Experience, Upload Documents.
    In Step­ I applicant is required to fill the details i.e. Name, Father's Name, Mother’s Name, Date of Birth, Mobile No., Email­ID etc. In Step­ II applicant is required to fill the personal details, upload his/her photograph, signature, documents and other requisite details.
    Pre­requisites for Online Registration Application Form:
    Candidates are required to have a valid personal active e­mail ID as all the information regarding recruitment will be sent on their recorded e­mail ID. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e­mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e­mail ID before applying online and must maintain that email account, till the conclusion of recruitment process. Candidate must ensure that he/she has the scanned image files of his/her photo, signature, Certificates in PC/Pendrive/other soft media for immediate uploading it to the website along with application data. For details please see Guidelines for Uploading Photographs, Signature, Document’s available on the website Any application without photo and signature and documents duly upload will be summarily rejected.
  9. Is it necessary to fill up the details related to phone No./Mobile No./Email?
    At present mobile number and e­mail are mandatory to be filled in by the candidate.
  10. How do I move to the next page when columns on one page have been completely filled?
    An applicant should click on the "Next" button at the bottom of the page to move to the next page.
  11. What is the procedure to pay the fee for the recruitment?
    At present, there are two options for a candidate to pay fee: Offline Payment mode in any branch of HDFC Bank and Online Payment mode through Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card.
  12. I have taken the print of Challan by clicking on the "Print" option. I have to deposit the cash in a branch of HDFC Bank through this Challan. How will I re­enter the system to submit my bank details of the fee if I log out of the system now?
    The fee is automatically reconciled with the Bank.
  13. Is there any other form/challan to pay fee by cash apart from the pay­in­slip?
    No. An applicant must make use of the pay-in-slip generated by the system. The Bank will not accept the fee (in cash) by any form or challan.
  14. I have successfully submitted the online application, should I send the print outs of the application to the Punjab Police Headquarter by post?
    Once an applicant has successfully submitted the application through online, the same gets registered with the Central Database of Punjab Police and the applicant is not required to send a hard copy of the print out of his/her application to the Punjab Police Headquarter. However, it is strongly advised that the applicant keeps a hard copy of his /her application for his/her own record and future communication, if any. The uploaded Photograph and Signature in registration need to be kept for future communication/reference.
  15. In which format the scanned photograph and signature should be?
    The images of the photograph and signature should be scanned in any of the above format jpg/jpeg format.
  16. Whether the photograph should be in black & white or should it be in a color?
    Both are acceptable as long as they are as per the given specifications and quality of photograph is good enough to be identifiable and acceptable.
  17. What should be the size of the scanned photograph and the signature?
    The candidate should scan his/her signature which has been put on white paper with black/blue ink pen. Each of the scanned images of the photograph/signature should not exceed 50 KB in size (for photograph, and signature it should be 100 pixels height x 100 pixels width) and also to be ensured that the uploaded photograph/signature are proper and of good quality.
  18. If the Photograph is not of the given pixel size, then how to convert it?
    Use any free image editing software such as MS Paint. To delete the unnecessary print area, use the CROP option after selecting the Image. To resize to proper size use the resize option.
  19. If the Photograph is not in the desired format, then how to convert it?
    If the image is in other format, then open the photo in MS Paint or Irfanview and click ‘save as’ option to save it in the desired format (.jpg).
  20. How do I load my signatures/photograph?
    After clicking the browse button in the form of registration, system will ask to choose/select the desired location of photograph/signature to upload. Select the photograph/signature and upload.
  21. My photograph and signature as I loaded on the site are not appearing properly. What should I do?
    After uploading photograph/signature a preview of the uploaded images will be shown. If, the applicant is satisfied with the uploaded images he may click on Submit button. In case the applicant is not satisfied with the uploaded images, he may again click on the Browse Photograph or Browse Signature button. The uploaded photograph/ signature can again be viewed by clicking on the Upload button. The process can be repeated till satisfaction. The Candidates may please note that if the quality of photograph/signature is poor, the application is liable to be rejected. It is the sole responsibility of candidates that their photographs and signatures are uploaded properly
  22. How do I know that my application is registered?
    How do I reconfirm that my application is saved and is received in the Punjab Police?
    The successful submission of the online recruitment application, system will acknowledge the receipt on your mobile phone via SMS and e-mail will be sent to you.
  23. Whether I will receive the SMS and e­mail intimation for registration of my application?
    Yes, you will receive SMS and information by e­mail about different steps of the registration i.e.
    1. On the successful completion of Step 1 of registration, you will receive your registration ID and Password.
    2. After reconciliation of your fee with the Bank.
  24. I got Blank / Zero registration number after submission of application on­line?
    This may mean that the application has not been submitted successfully and you are required to apply afresh.
  25. After filling up the complete form, I get Blank Screen / Internet got disconnected / My PC closed / hanged / shutdown. Is my application saved / registered?
    You can fill different steps of registration in multiple sitting. In that case the step you are currently working will not be saved. You are requested to press 'Submit' button after completing each Registration step.
  26. What details should I retain after completion of successful submission of my form?
    It is strongly advised that after the completion of the process of submission of the online application, the applicant must take a print out of the submitted application form and keep the same for future reference. The candidate is also advised to keep uploaded photograph which might be required by Punjab Police in case of any discrepancy.
  27. What details should I provide to make correspondence?
    In case of correspondence , an applicant must mention these details ­ Name of post for which he/she applied, Advertisement number, Registration ID, Applicant's name, father's name, date of birth and the Password generated by Punjab Police Recruitment website.