Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2024, Vacancy, Eligibility, Selection Process 

Odisha Police State Selection Board, Cuttack is likely to release the notification brochure for recruitment of Constable (Civil) in the Police Department most probably by the end of year 2024. Candidates who are eligible and interested need to know that the window to apply will be available for four weeks after the release of advertisement.

Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2024

Candidates who want to join Police Department, Odisha as Constable (Civil) need to know that notification is not yet released by the OPSSB, Cuttack, but there is a high speculation that it may be released officially on the respective webportal most probably by the last quarter of 2024. Once the advertisement is released officially, a direct link to apply will be also activated inside the table below.

Country India
State Odisha
Organization Odisha Police State Selection Board, Cuttack
Post Name Constable (Civil)
Department Police Department
Vacancy Not disclosed yet; Last time: 4790 vacancies (December 2022)
Application Date Expected to be available for four weeks after the release of advertisement
Selection Process Written Exam, Physical Standard Measurement (PSM) & Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Official Website https://opssb.nic.in/

Thousands of candidates across Odisha, who are interested in being appointed as Constable (Civil) under the Police Department are eagerly waiting for the release of notification for recruitment drive. Aspirants who meet certain eligibility criteria will be able to apply by providing basic and educational qualification details, attaching documents with photograph and signature, and making fee payment by deadline.

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Odisha Police Constable (Civil) Vacancy 2024

The number of vacancies for the post of Constable (Civil) in the Police Department, Government of Odisha is not yet disclosed officially by the Odisha Police State Selection Board, Cuttack. Last time, when advertisement was released in December 2022, there were a total number of 4790 vacancies, you may check the reservation details of which by going through the table below.

Category Gender  Total
Male Female
UR 1917 958 2875
SEBC 13 6 19
SC 449 224 673
ST 816 407 1223
Total 3195 1595 4790

Once the advertisement for recruitment of Constable (Civil) in the Police Department is released officially by OPSSB, Cuttack, we will update the vacancy reservation details inside the table given above.

Odisha Police Constable Eligibility Criteria 2024

Eligibility criteria for the post of Constable (Civil) in the Police Department in terms of educational qualification and age limit is available below.

  • Educational Qualification: One must have passed the 12th Class exam from a COBSE recognized board, and he or she should be proficient in reading and writing in Odia.
  • Age Limit: A candidate must be below 18 years and above 27 years old, and there will be upper age relaxation for 3 and 5 years for SEBC and SC/ST, respectively.

Odisha Police Constable Application Fee 2024

To apply for recruitment of Constable (Civil) in the Police Department, a candidate who belongs to General or Specially & Economically Backward Class will have to make payment of ₹220/-. Schedule Caste and Scheduled Tribes aspirants are exempted from it, one will be able to pay the required amount using the debit card, credit card, or any other provided payment gateway. 

Odisha Police Constable Selection Process 2024

The selection process for the post of Constable (Civil) in the Police Department consists of three stages, which are the Written Exam, PSM and PET. Get detailed information about each from below.

Written Exam:

  • Mode: CBT 
  • Duration: 2 Hours 
  • Total Questions: 100
  • Maximum Marks: 100
  • Marking Scheme:
    • +1 for each correct answer
    • -0.25 for each wrong answer
  • Sections:
    • English Language: 15 marks
    • Odia Language: 15 marks
    • General Awareness: 25 marks
    • Arithmetic: 20 marks
    • Logical Reasoning: 15 marks
    • Proficiency in Computers: 10 marks
  • Medium: English, except for questions in Odia

Physical Standard Measurement (PSM)

  • Unreserved/SEBC (Male):
    • Height: 168 cm
    • Weight: 55 kg
    • Chest (Expanded): 84 cm
    • Chest (Unexpanded): 79 cm
  • SC/ST (Male):
    • Height: 163 cm
    • Weight: 50 kg
    • Chest (Expanded): 81 cm
    • Chest (Unexpanded): 76 cm
  • Unreserved/SEBC (Male):
    • Height: 158 cm
    • Weight: 47.5 kg
  • SC/ST (Female):
    • Height: 153 cm
    • Weight: 45 kg

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

  • Male
    • Running: 1.6 kilometers in 7 minutes
    • Long Jump: 3.66 meters (minimum 3 attempts)
    • High Jump: 1.22 meters (minimum 3 attempts)
  • Female
  • Running: 1.6 kilometers in 9 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.75 meters (minimum 3 attempts)
  • High Jump: 1.00 meter (minimum 3 attempts)

Candidates who will apply will be called for the Written Examination, which will be followed by PSM and PET.

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