Odisha Police Sepoys/Constables(Male) 2021 posts

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Odisha Police announced a notification on July 02, 2018, for the posts of Sepoys/Constables(Male) in the state of Orissa. Total 2021 posts are announced by the Department.  The Last date to apply for the posts is July 26, 2018. The appointment to the posts shall be made initially on contractual basis on consolidated monthly remuneration.

उड़ीसा पुलिस ने उड़ीसा राज्य में सेपॉय / कॉन्स्टेबल (पुरुष) की पदों के लिए 02 जुलाई, 2018 को अधिसूचना की घोषणा की। विभाग द्वारा कुल 2021 पदों की घोषणा की गई है। पदों के लिए आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 26 जुलाई, 2018 है। पदों की नियुक्ति प्रारंभिक मासिक पारिश्रमिक पर अनुबंध आधार पर शुरू की जाएगी।

odisha_police_logoAbout Odisha Police:- The Odisha Police Department, abbreviated as either OP or OPS, is the law enforcement agency for the state of Odisha in India. It is headquartered in Cuttack, the former capital of Odisha. Its Motto is We Protect, We Care.

Post Details - post details and Physical Measurement/Physical Efficiency Test for recruitment of Sepoys/Constables in Battalions will be conducted in the following venues as given below:

Name of the Battalion UR SEBC SC ST Total Recruitment Venue
OSAP 1st Bn., Dhenkanal 31 07 10 14 62 Reserve Police Lines Khamar Sahi, Dhenkanal
OSAP 3rd Bn, Koraput 73 16 24 33 146 Parade Ground, OSAP 3rd Bn., Koraput
OSAP 5th Bn, Baripada 52 12 17 23 104 Battalion Ground, OSAP 5th Bn, Baripada
OSAP 8th Bn., Chhatrapur 53 12 17 23 105 Battalion Ground, OSAP 8th Bn., Chhatrapur
OSAP 1st (SS) Bn., Sambalpur 97 22 31 43 193 OSAP 1st (SS) Battalion Campus, Sambalpur
OSAP 3rd (SS) Bn., Gajapati 89 20 28 40 177 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Playground, Betaguda, Gajapati
OSAP 4th (SS) Bn., Malkangiri 52 11 17 23 103 OSAP 4th (SS) Bn., Battalion Ground, Malkangiri
Spl. Security Bn, Bhubaneswar 114 26 37 51 228 Battalion Ground, OSAP 7th Bn., Bhubaneswar
1st India Reserve Battalion, Koraput 65 14 21 29 129 Koraput Stadium Ground
2nd India Reserve Battalion, Rayagada 16 03 05 07 31 Parade Ground, 2nd IRBn., Bhamini, Gunupur, Rayagada
3rd India Reserve Battalion, Jajpur 60 14 19 27 120 Parade Ground, 3rd IRBn., Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur
4th India Reserve Battalion, Deogarh 23 05 07 10 45 Battalion Ground, 4th IRBN, Deogarh
5th India Reserve Battalion, Boudh 91 20 29 41 181 Parade Ground, 5th IRBn., Boudh
6th India Reserve Battalion, Khordha 30 07 10 13 60 Parade Ground, 6th IRBn., Nalipada, Arjunpur, Khordha
7th India Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Koraput 95 21 31 43 190 OSAP 3rd Battalion Football Ground, Koraput
8th India Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Kandhamal 55 12 18 25 110

Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja College Ground, Bhanjanagar

9th India Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Kalahandi 19 04 06 08 37 OSAP 6th Battalion, OMP Square, Cuttack
Total 1015 226 327 453 2021  




As per Odisha police Norms



Age Limit

18-23 years (Age Relaxation as per GOI)

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Total - 2021 Posts

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Hiring Organization

Odisha Police

Educational Qualification

Candidate must have passed High School Certificate examination or equivalent examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha or by any other recognized Board / Council, A candidate should be able to speak, read and write Odia and must have passed Odia as one of the subjects in the High School Certificate Examination or an examination in Odia Language equivalent to M.E standard, recognized or conducted by the School and Mass Education Department of Government of Odisha.

Physical Measurement -

Category Height Weight Chest (for Men Only)
UR/ SEBC 168 Cm for Men 55 Kg for Men 79 Cm + 5 Cm Expansion
SC/ ST 163 Cm for Men 50 Kg for Men 76 Cm + 5 Cm Expansion

The physical measurement and physical efficiency test will be held in the aforesaid locations w.e.f. 06.08.2018 (Monday) at 7.00 AM. The candidates are requested to be present in their respective venues at the date and time fixed, The aforesaid examination may continue for a long period. Hence, the candidates are required to come prepared to stay for a few days.

Selection Process

Selection will be done on the basis of following parameters -

1) Written Test

2) Physical Measurement and Physical Efficiency Test

3) Driving Test(If he wishes to appear in possesses valid Driving License and the Driving Test)

4) Educational Achievements

5) Sports Achievements

6) National Cadet Crops Certificate (NCC)

Physical Measurement and Physical Efficiency Test - Physical Measurement/Physical Efficiency Test and Written Test will be conducted for selection of candidates. For that process, the candidates are required to come prepared to stay for a few days. Technology may be utilised during the Physical Efficiency Test.

Criteria Men
Run-1.6 Km within 5 minutes
High Jump 3 chances Qualifying Height 1.22 m
Swimming 40m within 8 minutes
Cross Country - 5 Kms Within 20 minutes

Driving Test - The test shall be conducted only for those candidates who claim in their applications that they are proficient in driving and possesses either Light or Heavy Vehicle Driving license for the last six months( excluding learning period) or more from the date of advertisement of vacancies and wishes to appear in the driving test for award of marks. Candidate must produce the valid original driving license, which must tally with the details given by him in the Application Form.

Educational Achievements - Marks shall be awarded if the examination has been cleared in 1st attempt. No marks shall be awarded for higher academic qualifications.

Written Test - Written Test shall consist of multiple choice questions in Odia language, English language, Arithmetics, General Knowledge, Aptitude and Logical Reasoning etc. The standard of the questions shall be such that a student who has passed +2 examination is able to answer the questions. Selection Board will decide the minimum qualifying marks in the Written Test.

Sports Achievement - Sports achievement in the disciplines other than 26 listed below shall not be considered for award of marks for recruitment of Civil Constables in District/Establishment -

Archery, Cricket, ludo, Rowing, WeightLifting,  Athletics, Cycling, Kabaddi, Shooting, Wrestling, Badminton, Equestrian, Karate Do, Swimming, Basket BaIl, Football, Kayaking & Canoeing, Table Tennis, BodyBuilding, Gymnastic, Lawn Tennis,Tae Kwon Do, Boxing, Hockey, Power Lifting, VolleyBall.

National Cadet Corps (NCC) Certificate - If Candidates has NCC certificates, they will be given preferences.

Medical Examination - The applicants shall produce a self-certificate regarding his/her physical fitness declaring that he/she is fit to participate in different physical efficiency tests and submit it to the recruiting Board while appearing for the physical tests.

How to apply

Application Fees - For General/OBC, application Fee is Rs 150/-. SC/ST candidates are exempted from fees. Fees once paid, will not be refundable.

Modes of Payment - Offline Mode - Pay the Examination Fee through Bank Draft/ Postal Order in Favour of below-mentioned address -

Name of the Battalion Payable in favour of Payable at 
OSAP 1st Bn., Dhenkanal Commandant OSAP 1st Bn., Dhenkanal Dhenkanal
OSAP 3rd Bn, Koraput Commandant OSAP 3rd Bn., Koraput Koraput
OSAP 5th Bn, Baripada Commandant OSAP 5th Bn, Baripada Baripada
OSAP 8th Bn., Chhatrapur Commandant OSAP 8th Bn., Chhatrapur Chhatrapur
OSAP 1st (SS) Bn., Sambalpur Commandant OSAP 1st (SS) Bn, Sambalpur Sambalpur
OSAP 3rd (SS) Bn., Gajapati Commandant OSAP 3rd (SS) Bn., Gajapati Paralakehmundi
OSAP 4th (SS) Bn., Malkangiri Commandant OSAP 4th (SS) Bn., Malkangiri Malkangiri
Spl. Security Bn, Bhubaneswar Commandant OSAP 7th Bn., Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar
1st India Reserve Battalion, Koraput Commandant 1st India Reserve Battalion, Koraput Koraput
2nd India Reserve Battalion, Rayagada Commandant 2nd India Reserve Battalion, Rayagada Gunupur
3rd India Reserve Battalion, Jajpur Commandant 3rd India Reserve Battalion, Jajpur Jajpur
4th India Reserve Battalion, Deogarh Commandant 4th India Reserve Battalion, Deogarh Deogarh
5th India Reserve Battalion, Boudh Commandant 5th India Reserve Battalion, Boudh Boudh
6th India Reserve Battalion, Khordha Commandant  6th India Reserve Battalion, Khordha Khordha
7th India Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Koraput Commandant 7th India Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Koraput Koraput
8th India Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Bhanjanagar

Commandant 8th India Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Bhanjanagar

9th India Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Kalahandi Camp, Cuttack Commandant 9th India Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Kalahandi Camp, Cuttack Cuttack

How to apply -  1) candidates can download the Application form from the official website of the Odisha police - https://odishapolice.gov.in/ or can download from the link given below.

2) Candidates need to pay Rs 50 as Application Form charges in the shape of Bank Draft/ Postal Order at he concerned District police Office where they intend to apply.

3) The candidates will submit the photocopy of following certificates with the application form with self-attestation-

(i) HSC Certificate or equivalent (for age proof)

(ii) Educational qualification +2 or its equivalent

(iii) Mark sheet of +2 examination

(iv) Caste certificate (For SEBC,SC & ST)

(v) Employment Exchange Certificates (Not applicable for Ex-Servicemen, Home Guards and Group-D Employee of Police Department).

(vi) sports certificates

(vii) NCC certificates

(viii) Driving license

(ix) Discharge certificate (For Ex-Servicemen)

(x) Three coloured passport size photographs ( with self-attestation in Back side of the photo).

For Official Notification in English, Click here - Official Notification

For Application form in English, click here - Application Form

For Official Notification in Odia, Click here - Official Notification

For Application form in Odia, click here - Application Form

Cadre rules for the Posts - Cadre Rules Notification Link

For Corrigendum of the post, Click here - Corrigendum


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