Punjab

57,000 applicants for the 267 posts of jail warder in Punjab

By Saizel S -- November 13, 2018 10:11 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

57,000 applicants for the 267 posts of jail warder in Punjab

 

As many as 57,000 applicants of the region have applied for the 267 posts of jail warder in Punjab.The minimum qualification to apply for the post is intermediate (Class XII).

The applicants include graduates and post graduates. Also, engineering graduate have applied for the post.

Presently, there are nine central jails and six sub-jails in Punjab. The Punjab jail department is short of 1100 jail warders.

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The jail warder role includes handling criminals in the jail barracks and imposing discipline in the jails.As per the data compiled by the Punjab Police Department, around 20,000 graduate and 22,000 postgraduates have applied for the post of Jail Warder. Also, 17,000 applicants with other qualifications have also applied for same.

 

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