Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2018 – Apply for 1722 Civil Constable Jobs


Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2018 Apply for 1722 Civil Constable Posts in Districts.

Odisha Police Job 2018: Odisha Police State Selection Board (OPSSB) scattered out one advertisement recently by inviting applications from eligible male/ female candidates for Civil Constable posts that are vacant in 35 district police establishments of the state. According to the advertisement, vacancies are about 1722 in number. Aspirants who are physically and mentally strong to carryout the duties of Constable posts can submit their applications on or before 26th July 2018 through proper channel. Ex-servicemen/ Homeguards and Group D police department employees can also participate on this Odisha Police Recruitment 2018. To know more details, just scroll down the page.

Odisha Police Recruitment 2018 for 1722 Constable Vacancies

Index Highlights Details
Vacancy Details [Designation: Constable]
[Vacancy: 1722]
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Eligibility Criteria [Qualification: 12th]
[Age Limit: 23 years]
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Selection Process [Physical Tests, Driving Test, Written Test] Click Here
Applying Procedure [Fees: Rs.150/-]
[Applying Mode: Offline]
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Official Notification www.opssb.nic.in (or) www.odishapolice.gov.in Click Here
Last Date 26-07-2018 Click Here

Odisha Police Vacancy Details

No. Units Post Name No. of Vacancies
1. District Police Establishments in Odisha Civil Constable (Contract) 1722

District-wise Odisha Civil Police Constable Vacancy 2018 Details

No. Districts/ Establishments Constables Required
1. Angul 21
2. Balasore 69
3. Bargarh 34
4. Berhampur 80
5. Bhadrak 39
6. Bolangir 54
7. Boudh 25
8. Cuttack 59
9. Deogarh 23
10. Dhenkanal 21
11. Gajapati 17
12. Ganjam 83
13. Jagatsinghpur 38
14. Jaipur 25
15. Jharsuguda 37
16. Kalahandi 43
17. Kandhamal 31
18. Kendrapara 16
19. Keonjhar 49
20. Khordha 27
21. Koraput 64
22. Malkangiri 56
23. Mayurbhanj 69
24. Nayagarh 22
25. Nabarangpur 21
26. Nuapada 23
27. Puri 96
28. Rayagada 55
29. Rourkela 57
30. Sambalpur 61
31. Subarnapur 32
32. Sundargarh 32
33. GRP, Cuttack 24
34. GRP, Rourkela 16
35. Commissionerate Police, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack, Bhubaneswar 303
Total Vacancy 1722

Emoluments Offered: Till completion of contract period, candidates selected for Odisha Police 2018 Constable Jobs will get consolidated amount of salary per month.

  • As per govt rules

Eligibility Criteria

No. Particulars Requirements
1. Qualification
  • 12th/ Equivalent pass
2. Odia Language Proficiency
  • Passed Odia as one of the subject in High School (or)
  • Passed exam in Odia language equivalent to ME standard
3. Age Limit
(1st January 2018)
  • Minimum: 18 years
  • Maximum: 23 years
4. Upper Age Relaxations
  • Ex-SM: as per govt rules
  • Women, SC, ST, SEBC: 5 years
  • Homeguards: not more than 28 years
  • Group D employees of Police Dept: not more than 43 years
5. Physical Fitness*
  • Height: 168 cm (158 cm for female)
  • Weight: 55 kg (47.5 Kg for female)
  • Chest (Men): 79 cm (84 cm on expansion)
6. Employment Exchange Registration
  • Registered in one of the Employment Exchange office of concerned district
  • Not compulsory for Home Guards & Group D employees in Police department and Ex-SM
  • SC/ STs applying other than his/ her own districts should register their names in the Special Employment Exchange, Bhubaneswar
7. Others
  • Good character and free from physical/ mental defects
  • Group D Police Dept employees must have completed 5 years continuous service with good service record
  • Home Guards must have completed 3 years of enrolment and must have undergone basic training for Home Guards

* There will be relaxations in the physical standards indicated above for SC, ST, Group D employees and deficient sportsperson. Refer official notification for more details.

Selection Procedure

No. Selection Stages Details Maximum Marks
1. Physical Measurement Test (PMT)*
  • Height, Weight, Chest standards will be checked
20 marks
2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)*
  • Running, Swimming, High Jump/ Broad Jump, Country Crossing will be conducted based on gender
35 marks
3. Driving Test
  • Heavy Vehicles Driving license and
  • pass Heavy Vehicle driving test – 5 marks
  • Light Vehicle Driving license and pass Light Vehicle Driving test – 3 marks
5 marks
4. Educational Achievements
  • 60% and above marks in 12th std – 5 marks
  • Less than 60% – No marks
5 marks
5. Sports Achievements
  • Participating or winning medal in international sports meet or championship (or)
  • Winning medal in open national championship (or)
  • Sports achievements in Cricket, Football, Body Building, Judo, Table Tennis, Volley Ball, Shooting, Rowing, Athletics, Basket Ball, Cycling, Weight Lifting, etc
15 marks
6. NCC certificate
  • ‘A’ Certificate: 1 mark
  • ‘B’ Certificate: 3 marks
  • ‘C’ Certificate: 5 marks
5 marks
7. Written Test
  • Questions will be asked from Odia Language, Arithmetics, General Knowledge, Aptitude & Logical Reasoning etc
35 marks
8. Medical Examination
  • Knees, vision, finger flexibility, etc will be checked by doctors
Qualifying in nature
Total 120 marks

* The certificates of contestants will also be verified at the time of physical tests.

How to Apply for Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2018?

Fees: In the form of bank draft/ postal order, aspirants have to remit fee to participate on this recruitment. The draft/ postal order should be drawn on favour of concerned district “Superintendent of Railway Police” for GRP Constable posts, “Deputy Commissioner of Police” for Commissionerate Police, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack, Bhubaneswar Constable posts and “Superintendent of Police” for other district Constable posts.

Category Amount, Pay Option
Exam Fees Rs.150/-
Application Fees Rs.50/-
SC/ ST category Exam Fee Exemption
Payment Mode Offline (Bank Draft/ Postal Order)
Bank/ Postal Charges As applicable

Applying Procedure: Eligible and interested candidates can download the blank application form for recruitment of Civil Constables in districts from www.odisha.gov.in (or) www.odishapolice.gov.in (or) www.opssb.nic.in website. Fill the application without mistakes and paste self attested passport size photograph in it.

Sent the completed application along with self attested photocopies of educational qualification, birth, caste and other eligibility proving certificates and bank draft/ postal order to the concerned district Superintendent of Police/ DCP (Headquarters) through Post.

Address for Submitting Application Form
GRP Constable posts Superintendent of concerned  district Railway Police
Constable Posts at Commissionerate Police, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack, Bhubaneswar Deputy Commissioner of Police (Headquarters), BBSR
Other District Constable Posts Superintendent of concerned district Police

Applications can also be submitted in person to the concerned District Police Offices or Commissionerate Office before last date. Homeguards, Group D employees should submit applications through their Head Offices.

Official Notification

Link to Apply Online www.opssb.nic.in
Officially Published Advertisement Click Here
Official Website of Organisation odishapolice.gov.in

Important Dates

Events Dates
Applications can be submitted from 2nd July 2018 (10.00 AM)
Last date for submission of application form & fees 26th July 2018 (5.00 PM)
Physical Tests (PMT, PET)  will be conducted on 6th August 2018 (7.00 AM)

Note: Details about the Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2018 and recent job opportunities available for Constable posts in 35 district Odisha state police departments are provided here on above section. Individuals having any doubts can clear it by reading the official notification carefully.


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