Sub-Inspector, Police

Station House Inspector

SHO, Police

Minimum Bachelor?s Degree in any stream and PST/PET cleared

Not required

The tasks a Sub - Inspector, Police is expected to perform include:

Maintaining law and order in his jurisdiction, investigating crimes, arresting criminals, protecting persons and property from hazards of unlawful acts

Controlling staff working in police station

Allotting duties to Police Constables and other staff working under him

Familiarising himself with persons in his area and acquainting himself with local problems

Studying records of notorious and bad characters and keeping watch over their activities

Receiving intelligence reports and other information through official and private sources and taking action or disseminates them to appropriate authorities for instructions

Supervising patrolling and checking duties of Sentries

Taking action to prevent crime, wherever possible

Examining first information reports and complaints lodged in police station, investigating situation and taking appropriate action such as issuing warnings or making arrests

Investigating crimes and submitting report to higher authorities

Supplying relevant information to Public Prosecutor in conduct of criminal cases

Inspecting kits of Police Constables and drilling his subordinates on fixed days

Keeping control over police out-posts under his charge and maintaining law and order in public functions

Presenting criminal cases in court

Basic knowledge of the law and law enforcement in the state

Skilled in investigating a case and making valid arrests in the jurisdiction

Ability to manage his/her team of constables, assistant sub-inspectors, etc.

Skilled in arranging drills for the police force from time to time

Ability to acquaint him/herself with the area of jurisdiction quickly

Skilled in investigating a case on the basis of FIRs issued and taking necessary action

Knowledge of preventive measure that can be taken against crime

Skilled in reporting a case to senior authorities in detail and assisting the public prosecutor, if required

Ability to take charge of a police station/post and making sure that every official follows the code of conduct

Not applicable



Physically fit





It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Police Constables and other Staff

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Flexible working hours

Minimum 8 hours of working required

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, joint pains, back pain, physical and mental strain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 9,300 to INR 34,800 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Public Administration in India

Public administration is a system through which the government carries out its business of ruling and controlling effectively. This system has been created in order to maintain a civil society and to cater to the needs of the public. Any unelected public employee who deals directly with the general public can be said to be a public administrator. They perform a wide range of functions, including managing city budgets, developing policy and legislation, implementing policies, analysing data to determine and solve public needs, ensuring security, etc. Its functions come under the spheres of public wellbeing. Maintaining public administration is the first and foremost responsibility of any government.

Of late, public administration has been introduced in Academia. The aim of educating people in public administration is to train them in democratic values such as equality, justice, security, effectiveness and order. It also prepares such human resources who can critically analyse and review public policies of the government. The modern competitive world has given rise to a huge a requirement of specialised, educated, Public Administrators because of the ongoing pressure of globalisation, information technology, and terrorism. Public administration requires high level of diplomatic skills and thorough knowledge of public issues. There are a number of jobs and career prospects for a trained and motivated Public Administrator and thus, Sub-Inspectors, Police have a promising career in India in future.

State police departments

Central government of India

Cities and towns across India