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Vikash Sharma

Bhubaneswar: Here is big opportunity for aspirants keen to join the Odisha Police. The Odisha Police Recruitment Board has issued a notification inviting online applications for recruitment to 477 posts of Sub-inspectors.

As per the official notification, the tentative date for the commencement of online application is June 22, 2021 while the last date for submission of application is July 15, 2021.

The crucial part of the fresh recruitment drive is that transgender candidates are eligible to apply, the notification read.

Eligibility:

Age- Must not be below 21 years and above 25 years of age as on 1.1.2021.

Upper age limit relaxation: 5 years in case of ST,SC, SEBC and women candidates. Period of service rendered in Armed Forces in case of Ex-Servicemen. In-Service contractual employees who have rendered at least one year of continuous service prior to commencement of the Odisha Group B posts (Contractual Appointment) Rules, 2013 and are below 45 years of age are eligible.

Minimum Educational Qualification: Must have passed a Bachelors degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Candidates who have not taken Odia as a subject in HSC standard must possess requisite certificate of passing ME standard in Odia as a Language subject.

Plan of Examination: The recruitment process shall consist of: Computer Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE): There shall be two papers- Paper 1 which consists of general English and Odia language (100 marks) and Paper II which has general studies (200 marks). The questions will be of objective type in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) format. Each correct answer will carry 1 mark and each wrong answer will carry 0.25 negative marks. No marks will be awarded or deducted for unattempted questions.

The Selection Board Constable (Communication) Odisha has also issued a notification for recruitment of 244 posts of constables initially on contractual basis. The transgender candidates are also eligible to apply. The last date for submitting online application is July 15.

Eligibility:

Age- Must not be less than 18 years of age andmust not be more man 23 years of age as on1.1.2021.

Upper Age limit relaxation: 5 years in case of ST, SC. SEBC. Home Guards & Women candidates. Period of service rendered in Armed Forces in case of Ex-Servicemen. In case of Home Guards he should have completed 3 years of enrolment without any interruption on the date on which the advertisement is published and should be below 28 years of age as on 1. 1.2021.

In case of Group-D employees, rendered at least 5 years of continuous service in Group-D post and are below 43 years of age. In-service contractual Employees who have rendered at least one year of continuous service prior to commencement of the Odisha Group-C posts (Contractual Appointment) Rules, 2013 and are below 45 years of age are eligible.

Minimum Educational Qualification: a) Must have passed +2 Examination or equivalent Examination conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha or by any other recognized Board or Council. b) Must have passed Diploma in Computer Application or equivalent Course from a recognized institution duly affiliated by the Government. c) 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.

Plan of Examination: The recruitment process shall consist of (i) Computer Based Recruitment Examination (CARE): The questions will be of objective type in Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) format. The candidate will be able to see the question, along with its answer options on a computer screen and will be required to mark the correct answer on the computer screen itself with the help of mouse.

The recruitment process shall consist of three parts. One is Computer Based Multiple Choice Question in online mode, second is Physical Standards Measurement and third is Physical Efficiency Test. The minimum qualification for Sub Inspector is Graduation where as for Constable (Communication) it is +2 with Diploma in Computer Application or equivalent.

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