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The Police department of Odisha is one of the most vital departments of the state controlling the law and order of this state, which has been dominated with naxalite movements for quite a few years. The Odisha Special Armed Police (OSAP) is offering a distinct service for combating such anti-state activities along with their other law and order activities. There is also some special Police departments have been formed to combat the naxalite movement especially and Special Security Battalion is one such special wing of Odisha Police.
LATEST UPDATES: Written Examination for recruitment of Civil Constables in Districts/ Establishments and Sepoys/ Constables in Battalions.
The written test (OMR Pattern) of all the qualified candidates in Physical Measurement and Physical Efficiency Test for recruitment of Sepoys/Constables in Battalions and Civil Constables will be held on
Written Examination for Sepoys/Constables in 17 Battalions: 09-September-2018
Written Examination for Civil Constables in 35 Districts/Establishments: 09-September-2018
The qualifying marks of both the posts in the written examination for all the candidates belonging to UR and SEBC will be 14 marks and that of SC and ST will be 12 marks out of total 35 marks. For latest updates please get updated with official page at odishapolice.gov.in
The State Selection Board for Odisha Police has recently announced notification for induction of 2021 Sepoy and 1722 Police Constables in various disciplines across various reserved battalions and Special Battalions of the state.
Most Important Dates:
Starting Date of submission of Application Form: 02-July-2018 at 10.00 AM
Last Date of submission of Application Form: 26-July-2018 at 5,00 PM
Physical Measurement/ Physical Efficiency Tests will be held from 06-August-2018, 7.00 A.M on-wards
For Sepoy: Total 2021 vacancies | Details of Battalion – Applications are invited from the eligible intending candidates to fill up of 2021 posts of Sepoys/ Constables in the various Battalions
OSAP 1st Bn., Dhenkanal
OSAP 3rd Bn., Koraout
OSAP 5th Bn., Baripada
OSAP 8th Bn.. chhatraDur
OSAP 1st (SS) Bn. Sambalpur
OSAP 3rd (SS) Bn.,Gajapati
OSAP 4th (SS) Bn., Malkangiri
Spl. Security Bn., Bhubaneswar
1st Indian Reserve Battalion, Koraput
2nd Indian Reserve Battalion, Rayagada
3rd India Reserve Battalion, Jajpur
4th India Reserve Battalion, Deogarh
5th India Reserve Battalion, Boudh
6th India Reserve Battalion, Khordha
7th India Reserve Battalion (Soecialised), Koraput
8th India Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Bhanjanagar
9th lndia Reserve Battalion (Specialised), Kalahandi
For Constables in Indian Reserve (IR) Battalion: Applications are invited from the eligible intending candidates to fill up of 1722 posts of Civil Constables in the following Districts/ Establishments.
Pay Scale Provisions: The selected applicants will be eligible for a Pay Scale in PB-I with Rs.5200-Rs.20200 and a Grade Pay of Rs.2000 along with other perks and remunerations.
Registration in Employment Exchange: The applicants must have registered his/ her name in any one of the Employment Exchanges of the concerned district (for which he/she applies) before publication of the advertisement for recruitment.
Civil Constables in Districts/ Establishments- Candidate must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent examination conducted by the Council of Higher 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 Odla Language equivalent to M.E standard, recognized or conducted by the School and Mass Education Department of Government of Odisha.
Sepoys/ Constables in Battalions– The candidates need to have completed 10th Standard (High School Certificate exam) along with the prescribed Physical Standard to eligible for consideration. The candidates should be able to read, write and speak Odia language. They should have passed ME standard (7th Class) in Odia language.
Age Limit: The age of the candidates should not be less than 18 years and more than 23 years as on 01.01.2018 (upper age relaxation in case of SC, ST & SEBC candidates is up to 5 years), The age limit for Ex-Servicemen shall be relaxed as per Government Rules.
All applicants other than those belonging to the SC and ST category are required to pay Examination Fees of Rs. 150/- in shape of Bank Draft/ Postal Order. The Bank Draft/Postal Order (Payable in favour of Commandant (Name of the Battalion), Payable at (Location of the Battalion)) should be sent to the concerned address, as applicable to the applicant.
Mode of Selection: The selection of candidates will be done through the following stages at the concerned selection grounds:
- Verification of documents
- Physical Measurement and Physical Efficiency Test [Physical Measurement/ Physical Efficiency Tests will be held from 06-August-2018, 7.00 A.M on-wards. The candidates are requested to be present in their respective venues at the date and time fixed. To get the detail information on examination venue for for Physical Measurement/ Physical Efficiency Test, please go through official recruitment notification]
- Educational Achievements, Sports Achievements, National Cadet Crops Certificate (NCC)
- Written Examination
- Final Medical Test
How to Apply: The candidates can apply through prescribed format of application as available at the website of The State Selection Board for Odisha Police.
All the candidates irrespective of categories have to pay Rs. 50/- in ihe shape of Bank Draft/ Postal Order towards cost of application form in the concerned Battalion. Apart from this, the application form may be downloaded from the website www.odisha.gov.in, www.odishapolice.gov.in, www.opssb.nic.in
The candidates who have downloaded the application form from the website shall also pay Rs. 50/- in the shape of Bank Draft/ Postal Order towards cost of application form in the concerned Battalion where they intend to apply. The Bank Draft/ Postal Order will be in favour of the concerned Commandant of the Battalion/DCP (Security) of of Spl. Security Battalion.
The application form along with Bank Draft/ Postal Order and photo copies of self attested certificates/ relevant documents should be sent to the concerned Commandant of the Battalion/ DCP(Security) of Spl. Security Battalion through post or to be deposited by hand at the concerned Battalion.
Note: The applicant should note that the filled in application forms should be addressed to the Commandant 7th I.R. (Spl.) Battalion, Koraput or Commandant, 8th I.R. (Spl.) Battalion, Bhanjanagar or Commandant 9th I.R. (Spl.) Battalion, Kalahandi (camp at Cuttack) depending on where the applicant intends to appear in the recruitment for the posts available in these Battalions. The applicants may write about the post they are applying for on the top of the envelope in case of postal applications. Example:- “Application form for the post of Constable in 7th I.R, Bn., Koraput.”
For complete detail on the Name of the Battalion, and Where to deposit the forms (T) posts or by hand; please go through official recruitment notification, here,
Revised Advertisement for recruitment of Constables in District & Establishment (English Version)
Revised Advertisement for recruitment of Constables in District & Establishment (Odia Version)