PSSSB Recruitment 2021- Application for Warden and Matron posts, Eligibility criteria

PSSSB Recruitment 2021: PSSSB stands for Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB). This institution has recently invited applications for filling 847 posts of warden and matron in the Punjab Police Jail Department.


In the following article, we will tell you how to apply for these posts and what is the necessary eligibility criteria.


PSSSB Recruitment 2021: Number of posts

The number of posts have been divided in the following manner:

Warder for males: 815

Matron for females: 32

PSSSB Recruitment 2021: Eligibility

Education: Those applying for the posts should have at-least qualified the XIIth class or equivalent. Moreover, they should have the Punjabi language till Xth standard.

Age Limit: People above the age of 27 are NOT eligible to apply.

Physical Measurement Tests: The test also imposes certain physical criteria for selection. These are mentioned below:

For Warder:

Minimum Height: The candidates shall have the minimum height of 5 feet 7 inches. Those who belong the Dogras and Gurkhas can apply till the height of 5 feet 4 1/2 inches.

Chest: When the chest is left unexpanded, it should not be less than 33 inches and should not be less than 5 inches when expanded.

Vision: The candidates must have perfect vision with no spectacles and should not be color blind.

For Matron:

Minimum Height: The candidates must have the minimum height of 5 feet 3 inches.

Weight: The weight of the candidates should not be less than 50 kgs.

Vision: The candidates shall have a perfect vision, which does not require spectacles and they must not be color blind.

PSSSB Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

For ensuring selection, the candidates must pass the written examination. They must also go through the physical measurement test and also pass the physical screening test.

These physical tests include running 100 metres in 15 seconds for the Warder. They will have to throw a shot put for a distance of 5.5 metres. Matron applications will have to throw it for a distance 4.4 metres.

PSSSB Recruitment 2021: How to apply

The application can apply for the exam by going on the Punjab Police website. The form can be submitted and the requisite fee can be paid till May 31st, 2021.

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