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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    UP Police Fireman Recruitment Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Frequency
    Once in two years
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • No. of Sections
  • Medium of the exam
    English & Hindi
Eligibilty Criteria

The UP Police Recruitment & Promotion Board has laid down certain eligibility criteria for the applicants. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria and then proceed with the application process. The eligibility criteria include Age Limit, Educational Qualification & Nationality.

UP Police Fireman Educational Qualifications

Candidates aspiring to become firemen upon the qualification of the UP Police Fireman Recruitment Examination should possess the following educational qualifications.

UP Police Fireman Recruitment Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification Candidates should have completed their Higher Secondary Education from a recognized board.

UP Police Fireman Age Limit

The age limit for UP Police Fireman is tabulated below:

Particulars Age Limit
Minimum Age 18 years
Maximum Age 22 years for Male & 25 years for Female

UP Police Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates can check the age limit and other important eligibility information from the table below:

Particulars Details
Age Relaxation Up to 33 years for SC/ST/OBC candidates
Nationality Indian
Domicile Uttar Pradesh
Number of Attempts As long as candidates satisfy all the eligibility criteria
Preferred Qualifications
  • ‘O' Level Certificate in Computers from the Department of Electronics & Accreditation of Computer Clauses of NIELIT (National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology)
  • Have served in the Territorial Army for two years or more.
  • Should have obtained a ‘B Certificate' from The National Cadet Corps.
Exam Pattern

The UP Police Fireman exam is conducted in five stages- Written-test, Physical Measurement Test, Physical Efficiency Test, Document Verification, and Medical Test. Aspirants should have proper knowledge of Exam Patterns to prepare efficiently for the exam. Each of the stages is explained in-depth below:

UP Police Fireman Exam Pattern: Stage 1- The Written Test

The written test will be an objective-type question paper for the post of UP Police Fireman. It will be a 300 marks paper that will be conducted offline. There are no minimum qualifying marks fixed by the Government yet.

The details for the exam are as follows:

Subjects Number of Questions Total Marks
General Knowledge Paper 38 76
Numerical and Mental Abilities 38 76
Mental Aptitude, I.Q., and Reasoning Abilities 37 74
General Hindi Paper 37 74
TOTAL 150 300

UP Police Fireman Exam Pattern: Stage 2- The Physical Measurement

After clearing the written test the candidates will be shortlisted for the second stage: The physical Measurement Test. In this test, the candidates should meet the required measurement criteria to proceed further in the recruitment process. The details of the same is given below:

Criteria Category Male Female
Height General/SC/OBC 168cm 152cm
ST 160cm 147cm
Chest General/SC/OBC 79-84cm -
ST 77-82cm
Weight - - At least 40kg

UP Police Fireman Exam Pattern: Stage 3- The Physical Efficiency Test

The third stage is The Physical Efficiency Test. It is for checking the physical ability of the candidates. It is done via a running race. Candidates should make running a daily habit & exercise daily to qualify for the test.

The Male candidates should complete the running for 4.8 km in less than 27 minutes & the female candidates should complete the running for 2.4 km in less than 16 minutes.

Time is taken to complete the running race by both male & female candidates
Fireman Data (Male) Fireman Data (Female)
Time taken in Minutes Marks allotted Time taken in Minutes Marks allotted
17 200 11 200
17-17.15 198 11-11.15 196
17.15-17.30 196 11.15-11.30 192
26.45-27 122 15.45-16 124
27 120 16 120

UP Police Fireman Exam Pattern: Stage 4- The Document Verification

All the candidates should have the document that is required for the Recruitment of UP Police Fireman post. If any information in the document is found wrong or misleading then the candidate will be rejected.

UP Police Fireman Exam Pattern: Stage 5- The Medical Test

The last & final stage is the medical test. All the selected candidates should be fit medically, it will be checked by the medical council after the medical examination test.


The exam syllabus for all the subjects is mentioned as follows:

Sections Topics
General Knowledge
  • History Questions
  • Questions on Culture & Geography
  • Economics
  • Indian Constitution
  • Sports & Literature
  • Science Questions
  • Social custom of Uttar Pradesh
  • Revenue Questions
  • Police & General administration system (UP)
  • Protection of children & women
  • Fundamental or basics of communication & information, technology environmental studies & all the basics of the language i.e. Hindi Grammar
General Hindi
  • अलंकार,
  • समास,
  • विलोम,
  • पर्यायवाची,
  • रस,
  • संधियां,
  • तद्भव तत्सम,
  • लोकोक्तियाँ,
  • मुहावरे, वाक्यांशों के लिए एक शब्द,
  • अनेकार्थी शब्द वाक्य संशोधन -लिंग, वचन, कारक
Current Affairs
  • All the current National events & international importance
  • All the important personalities
  • Questions related to appointments
  • Prizes
  • Important places
  • Major committees & commissions
  • Disputes questions & the burning issues
  • Major settlement
  • Judicial decisions
  • Famous Books & authors
  • Abbreviations & other miscellaneous information.
Numerical Ability
  • Number system
  • Simplification
  • Fractional & decimal
  • Highest common factor & lowest multiples
  • Ratio & proportion
  • Percentage, profit & loss
  • Simple & compound interest, discount
  • Partnership, the average number
  • The Time & work /time & distance
  • Graphs & tables
  • Mensuration questions & other miscellaneous

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