Odisha Staff Selection Commission has released the notification inviting candidates to apply for the post of Odisha police. Odisha Police Recruitment notification is released for police constable and SI posts. The eligible candidates are thus invited to apply for the Odisha Police Recruitment 2023.
Odisha Staff selection commission has released the notification of the Odisha police jobs, 2023-24 to recruit various candidates for the post of Sub-inspector, Assistant Sub-inspector, Revenue Inspector, and Civil Constable. To know all details about the posts, required educational qualifications, age limit, and various other details about the posts, check the article below.
Odisha Police Jobs 2023
Some basic information about Odisha police recruitment is given below.
|Official website||Click here|
|Selecting body||Odisha Staff Selection Commission|
|Name of the post||Odisha police Constable and SI|
|No. of vacancies||4790|
|Name of recruitment||Odisha police Recruitment|
|Location of Job||Odisha|
|Type of Job||Government job|
Application Form: Odisha Police Jobs 2023
The eligible candidates can fill up the application form for Odisha Police Recruitment 2023, for which notification has been released by the Odisha Staff Selection board on its official website.
|Notification release date||24 December 2022|
|Application Start date||30 December 2022|
|Application last date||10 February 2023|
|Exam date||Not yet announced|
Vacancies: Odisha Police Jobs 2023
Odisha Staff Selection Commission has announced vacancies for recruitment of Odisha police constable and Odisha Superintendent. Vacancies for recruitment of different categories are given below in the table.
SI Post: The number of vacancies for the post of Superintendent, Odisha SI 2023 is given in the table below.
|Category||Number of Vacancies (Men)||Number of vacancies (Women)||Number of vacancies (Total)|
|UR/General||159 vacancies||80 vacancies||239 vacancies|
|SC||52 vacancies||26 vacancies||78 vacancies|
|ST||71 vacancies||36 vacancies||107 vacancies|
|SEBC||35 vacancies||18 vacancies||53 vacancies|
|Total vacancies||317 vacancies||160 vacancies||477 vacancies|
Constable Post: The number of vacancies according to the category for the post of constable, Odisha Constable 2023, is given in the table below.
|Category||Number of Vacancies|
|Revenue Inspector||586 vacancies|
|Assistant Sub-inspector||144 vacancies|
Eligibility Criteria: Odisha Police Jobs 2023
The candidates who wish to apply for the above-mentioned posts must fulfill the eligibility criteria provided for each post in the official notification by the Odisha Staff Selection Commission. The candidates can check the age limit, Educational qualifications, and other eligibility criteria for the post of Odisha SI and Odisha police constable below.
- Educational Qualifications
The Odisha Staff Selection Commission requires specific Educational qualifications for the post of Constable and other such posts. All the details of educational qualifications are given in the table below.
|Sub-inspector||Graduation from a recognized university i.e. either BCA/B.Sc./B.Tech in any discipline|
|Assistant Sub-inspector||BCA/B.Sc./B.Tech in any discipline from a recognized university or institute.|
|Civil Constable||Senior secondary passed|
|Revenue Inspector||Graduation from any university in any discipline|
- Age Limit
|Category||Lower age limit||Upper age limit|
|Sub-inspector||21 years||25 years|
|Assistant Sub-inspector||21 years||25 years|
|Civil Constable||18 years||23 years|
|Revenue Inspector||20 years||32 years|
How To Apply: Odisha Police Jobs 2023
All the eligible and interested candidates can now proceed to fill up the application form by following the given steps.
- Visit the official website of the Odisha Staff Selection Commission, the link to which is provided above.
- On visiting the website, click on the option of Click here to apply.
- On opening the link, you’ll be directed to another page, on that find the notification regarding the Odisha Police Recruitment 2023.
- Register yourself with all the required information about yourself including your name, parents’ name, address, mobile number, and various others without any mistakes.
- After registration, check the eligibility criteria for the posts and apply for the post that you want to apply for and are eligible for.
- Fill in all the required information including your marks in the Senior Secondary examination, College, or university.
- After that, before submitting the application make sure you recheck all the details on it.
- After that, upload all the required documents like your identity card, Senior secondary examination mark sheet, certificate, etc in a proper format without any mistakes.
Make sure all the documents like Candidate’s photo, Signature, Mark Sheet, Certificates, etc. uploaded are in proper format as required.
Selection Process: Odisha Police Jobs 2023
The selection process for the post of Odisha police Recruitment consists of various stages including written examination, physical tests, and physical efficiency tests. All of the tests are explained briefly below.
The first stage in the selection process of Odisha police Recruitment is the written examination of 100 marks, out of which candidates need to score minimum Cut-off marks to qualify for the next stage. The candidates who score more than or equal to the cut-off marks are hence qualified for the next stage of the Physical Efficiency test.
- The questions in the written examination shall comprise Odia language, English Language, Arithmetic, General Knowledge, Situational Awareness, Logical Reasoning, and Basic Computer Knowledge. The standard of the questions shall be such that a student who has passed the Senior Secondary Examination will be able to answer.
- There will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer by the candidate in the written examination.
- The medium of the written examination is English except for the questions in Odia language.
- The Candidates not appearing for the written test will be disqualified.
- The minimum qualifying marks in the written test will be decided at a later date by the Odisha State Selection Board after the culmination of the examination.
- The total mark for the paper is 100 One hundred Marks.
- The total time given for the examination is 120 Minutes.
Physical Standards & Physical Efficiency Tests
After the culmination of the written examination, the selected candidates who scored more than or equal to the cut-off marks are then called for the physical tests. The dates of the physical tests will be intimidated to the selected candidates through SMS or mail on the registered mobile number or email as, as applicable to candidates.
Candidates must qualify for all the requirements to get selected for the next stage of the selection process. In case of failure of the same, candidates will be disqualified. The physical requirements of candidates according to categories are different. The physical requirements are given in the table below.
|General/UR (M)||168 cms||55 kg|
|General/UR (F)||158 cms||47.5 kg|
|SEBC (M)||168 cms||55 kg|
|SEBC (F)||158 cms||47.5 kg|
|SC/ST (M)||163 cms||50 kg|
|SC/ST (F)||153 cms||45 kg|
Physical Efficiency Tests
The candidates who were deemed qualified in the second stage are hence called for the next stage i.e. The physical efficiency tests in which candidates need to run a certain km of distance in a required amount of time. The requirements for these physical efficiency tests are as follows.
|Male (all categories)||Running 1.6 km||6 minutes 30 seconds|
|Female (all categories)||Running 1.6 km||8 minutes 30 seconds|
- Broad jump
|Male (all categories)||Broad jump of 3.66 mts||3 attempts|
|Female (all categories)||Broad jump of 2.75 mts||3 attempts|
The last stage of the selection process is the driving test, which is an optional test. Candidates who claimed to be proficient in driving either a heavy motor vehicle or a light motor vehicle will be tested for the same. Candidates possessing a High Vehicle driving license will be provided a total of 5 marks whereas the ones with a Light Vehicle driving license will be provided with 3 marks.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. When did the Odisha police Recruitment 2023 start?
The Odisha Staff Selection Commission released the notification of Odisha Police Recruitment 2023 on 24 December 2022 and invited applications from eligible candidates interested in applying for the post of Odisha Police as a Constable, Assistant Sub-inspector, or Sub-inspector.
Q2. Which posts are available under the Odisha police Recruitment 2023?
There are a total of 4 posts with multiple vacancies under the Odisha Police Recruitment, the posts include Sub-inspector, Assistant Sub-inspector, Revenue Inspector, and Civil Constable.
Q3. What are the minimum educational qualifications for the Constable posts in the Odisha police Recruitment 2023?
The minimum educational qualification for the Constable post in Odisha police for a candidate is to be 12th passed.
Q4. What is the minimum age requirement for a General category candidate for the post of Sub-inspector in Odisha police?
The minimum age required for a general category candidate to be a Sub-inspector in Odisha police is 21 years.
Q5. When will the written examination for the post of Odisha police Recruitment be held?
The written examination for the post of Odisha police Recruitment will be held in February or March 2023.
Q6. How can I apply for the post of Sub-inspector in the Odisha police?
To apply for the post of Sub-inspector in Odisha police, you need to visit the official website of the Odisha Staff Selection Commission and from there you can apply for the post of Sub-inspector.