Orissa Police Constable/Sepoys Vacancy in District Establishment/Battalions

The Orissa Police Department has issued Vacancy notification for the recruitment of Constable/Sepoys in the 35 District Establishments and 17 Battalion in the State. The total number of posts are 3743. I have added the eligibility criteria, Age limit, education qualification, physical requirement & efficiency test and selection procedure for the Orissa Police constable post.

Official Notification and Application Form

ActivitySepoy/Constable in BattalionsConstables in District Establishment
Start date of sending Application02 July 2018
Last Date of Submission of Application Form26 July 2018
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Download Application form in Odia

Odia Version

Official Advertisement

Sepoys/Constables in Battalions

Constables in Districts

Fee for General and OBCRs 150/-
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Category Wise Vacancy

Post NameGenderConstable in District EstablishmentsConstable/Sepoy in Battalions
Grand Total3743

District wise Vacancy for Constables

Odisha Police Constable category wise vacancy in district establishment

District wise vacancy for Sepoy/Constable in Battalions

Orissa Sepoy Constable category & district wise vacancy in Battalions

Age Limit

The minimum age for the post: 18 Years

Maximum age limit: 23 Years

The cutoff date for the calculation of Age of Candidate is 01.01.2018.

Maximum relaxation in the upper age limit is up to 5 Years for the reserved category (SC/ST/SEBC) candidates.

Recruitment Process

The whole Orissa Police Constable recruitment divided into 7 steps. The mark distribution on each phase is shown here.

Test NameMarks
Physical Measurement Test20
Physical Efficiency Test35
Driving Test (If Applicant have a valid License and wants to appear in the test)05
Educational Achievements05
Sports Achievements15
National Cadet Corps (NCC)05
Written Test35
Total Marks120

Minimum Qualification & Marks on the 10th score

Odisha Police Constable Educational Qualification Criteria and Marks

Physical Requirements

The Sepoy/Constable vacancy in the 17 Battalions are only for male candidates. Whereas the Police Constable posts in the 35 District & Establishments are for both Male & Female. The Physical requirement includes the measurements of the Height, Weight & Chest (Male). The standard for these measurements is the same for both the department.

UR/SEBCHeight (cm)168158
Chest Un-Expanded79N/A
Chest Expanded84
SC/STHeight (cm)163153
Chest Un-Expanded76N/A
Chest Expanded81

Marks on Physical Requirement

Orissa Police Constable Physical Measurement requirements marks

Physical Efficiency Test for male

Physical Efficiency Test for Male
Sr. No.Test TypeCriteriaMarks
1Run 1.6KM (Max: 10 Marks)Within 5 Minutes10
5.30 Minutes7
6 Minutes4
Beyond 6 MinutesDisqualified
2High Jump 3 Chances 1.22 Meters (Max: 10 Marks)1.22 Meters in 3 Attempts5
Less than 1.22 MetersDisqualified
Those who clear 1.22 would be given chance to 1.38 Meters and those who completes High Jump of 1.38 would be given opportunity to clear 1.5 Meter1.38 Meter7
1.5 Meter10
3Swimming (Qualifying in Nature)If 40 Meters covered within 8 MinutesQualified
Beyond 8 MinutesDisqualified
4Cross Country Race: 5KMWithin 20 Minutes15
Within 23 Minutes10
Within 25 Minutes5
Beyond 25 MinutesDisqualified

Physical Efficiency Test for Female

Physical Efficiency Test for Female
Sr. No.Test TypeCriteriaMarks
1Run 1.6KM (Max: 20 Marks)Within 7.15 Minutes20
7.45 Minutes15
8.15 Minutes10
8.30 Minutes5
Beyond 8.30 MinutesDisqualified
2Broad Jump Qualifying Length2.75 Meters (Max: 15 Marks) (3 Chances will be provided)Crosses 3.25 Meters15
Crosses 3.00 Meters10
Crosses 2.75 Meters5
If not Clreared 2.75 MetersDisqualified
3Swimming (Qualifying in Nature)If 40 Meters covered within 10 MinutesQualified
Beyond 10 MinutesDisqualified

Marks on Sports Achievements

Sports Achievement Marks
Sr. No.Event TypeAchievementMarks
1International Sports Meet/ChampionshipGold Medal15
Silver Medal14
Bronze Medal13
2National Sports Meet/ChampionshipGold Medal10
Silver Medal7
Bronze Medal5

Marks on NCC Certificate

Orissa Police Constable NCC (National Cadet Corps) certificate Marks

Written Test

The weightage to the written test is 35 Marks out of 120 marks. The test will have multiple choice questions about Odia Language, English Language, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Arithmetic, and Logical Reasoning.

An authorized selection board will decide the cut off marks for the written examination.

A category wise merit list will be prepared on the basis of above events for the final selection in Orissa Police Department or Battalions.

Document to be submitted with the Application Form

  1. 10 Class Certificate for Age Proof
  2. 12th Class or Equivalent Qualification Certificate
  3. 12th Marksheet
  4. Caste Certificate (SC/ST/SEBC)
  5. Employment Exchange Certificate
  6. Sports Certificates
  7. NCC
  8. Driving license
  9. Discharge Certificate for Ex-serviceman
  10. Three Color Passport Size Photograph

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