Odisha Constable Recruitment 2021: Odisha Police has announced 244 Constable vacancies through a newspaper advertisement on 08 September 2021. The post of Constables for Communication department to be recruited initially on a contractual basis under Home Department, Government of Odisha. As per the schedule released, the online application process for Odisha Police Constable (Communication) will be conducted from 13 September to 04 October 2021.  

Odisha Constable Recruitment Notification 2021

The detailed Odisha Police Constable Notification PDF has been released on the official website @odishapolice.gov.in on 13 September 2021 against Advertisement No-144 /SBCC. The Odisha Constable notification includes all details about the recruitment process, selection process, important dates, eligibility, and more. The direct link to download Odisha Police Constable Notification is below, click and check all the details for the recruitment drive. 

Odisha Police Constable Notification- Download PDF

Odisha Constable Recruitment 2021: Overview

Check the glimpse of the job summary for Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2021 from the below table.  

Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2021
OrganisationSelection Board Odisha Police, Cuttack
Post NameConstable (Communication)
Application ModeOnline
Qualification12th Pass
Selection Process
  1. Computer-Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE)
  2. Physical Standard Measurement
  3. Physical Efficiency Test
Job TypeContractual Basis
Official websiteodishapolice.gov.in

Odisha Constable Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

Previously the notice for 244 Constable vacancies was published on 08 September 2021 through a newspaper advertisement and the official notification has been released on 13 September 2021. Check important dates for Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2021 from the below table.

Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2021: Important Dates
Notification Release Date13 September 2021
Online Application Process13 September 2021 (9 am)
Last date of online application04 October 2021 (11:59 pm)
Last day for online payment04 October 2021 (11:59 pm)
Odisha Police Constable Admit CardOctober 2021
Odisha Police Constable CBT Date15 November to 20 November 2021

Odisha Police Constable Vacancy 2021

A total of 244 posts of Constable (Communication) of Odisha Police Signal Services has been notified to be recruited through Odisha Constable Recruitment 2021. Check the category-wise & gender-wise breakdown of the vacancy from here.  

Odisha Police Constable Vacancy 2021
CategoryMales FemalesTotal
Total Vacancies16381244

Odisha Police Constable Apply Online 

The online registration process for Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2021 has begun on 13 September 2021 and will conclude on 04 October 2021. The 12th pass candidates who are interested in the vacancies must submit their online application form much before the last date. The direct link to apply for Odisha Police Constable is provide below, just click and start with your Odisha Constable Registration process now. 

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Note: Transgender Candidates can also apply for Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2021.

Steps to Apply for Odisha Constable Recruitment 2021

Step I Browse the official website of Odisha Police @odishapolice.gov.in or directly click on the above link. 

Step II In the right side of the page, look for the “Advertisement” section.

Step III Search for “Extracts from Govt. Order relating to Recruitment Tests for Constable (Communication) for contractual basis”

Step IV Click on“Apply Online” and start filling in the required details in the application form.

Step V Scan and upload all the required documents and pay the application fee if applicable.

Step VI Click on “Final Submit” if you are sure that all details filled in are correct as once submitted you can't make changes to the form.

Step VII Download and take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Odisha Constable Application Fee

The candidate's application form for Odisha Constable Recruitment 2021 will be accepted only if the required application fee is submitted. Check the category-wise application fee from here and pay through debit/credit/netbanking/wallets or any other online mode of payment. 

CategoryApplication fee
General/OBC/EWS & other categoriesRs. 220/-
SC/STNo fee

Odisha Police Constable Eligibility Criteria 

The males & females or transgenders are eligible to apply for the Odisha Police Recruitment Process only when they acquire the below-mentioned eligibility criteria:

Education Qualification 

1. The candidates who have passed certification for 12th Class in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics of Electronics or Statistics or Computer Science or Information Technology can apply

2. The candidates who have passed a 3-year Diploma Course in Engineering subjects from an institute that is affiliated by State Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training, Odisha or by All India Council for Technical Education / University Grant Commission.

3. The candidate must hold a High School Certificate in Odia language (Mandatory).

Age Limit (as on 01 January 2021)

Minimum Age: 18 years 

Maximum Age: 23 years 

Odisha Constable Selection Process 

The candidates will be selected on the basis of three stages as mentioned below:

  1. Computer-Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE)
  2. Physical Standard Measurement
  3. Physical Efficiency Test

Written Test

The initial stage of the recruitment process is the Computer-Based Recruitment Examination for which the pattern and other important points has been provided below:

  1. The written test will be conducted through Computer-Based.
  2. The questions will be in English
  3. The duration of the written test will be 2 hours (120 minutes)
  4. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  5. The difficulty level of Part B will be of the 12th standard
PartTopicsNo. of QuestionsMarks
  1. Odia Language
  2. English Language
  3. Arithmetic
  4. Aptitude Test
  5. Logical Reasoning
Part-BPhysics & Computers Science7575

Physical Standards

The candidates who qualify Computer-Based test must check the category-wise and gender-wise physical standards (height, weight, chest) from the below tables.

UR168 cm158 cm
SC/ST163 cm153 cm
UR55 kg47.5 kg
SC/ST50 kg 45 kg
CategoryChest (Unexpanded)Chest (Expanded)
Males (Only)
UR79 cm84 cm
SC/ST76 cm81 cm

Physical Efficiency Test

The physical efficiency of the candidates will be examined on the basis of their running speed, for which the following parameter is to be followed. 

GenderRunning DistanceTime
Male1.6 km7 minutes
Female1.6 km9 minutes

Odisha Constable Salary

The basic pay of Odisha Constable is Rs 5200-20,200/- with dearness allowances, HRA, and other perks. The in-hand salary of an Odisha Constable ranges from Rs 26,000 to 28,000 per month. The candidates will be shortlisted on a contract basis but after their training period, they will be recruited on a permanent basis after which they have vast career growth. 

Pay BandPB-1
Pay Rs. 5200
Grade PayRs. 2000
1st yearRs.9000
2nd year Rs. 9900
3rd year Rs. 10890
4th yearRs. 11980 
5th year Rs. 13180
6th yearRs. 14500

Odisha Constable Admit Card 2021

The Odisha Constable CBRE admit card will be issued to the candidates who have successfully submitted their registration form for the vacancies. The admit card will be uploaded on the official website and will not be sent to the candidates through any other means. As the tentative exam dates are announced from 15 to 20 November 2021, therefore it is expected that Odisha Constable Admit Card can be released by the 1st week of November 2021. 

Odisha Constable Result 2021

Only the eligible candidates who qualify in all the selection stages will be recruited for the post of Constable (Communication). The result for each stage will be published with the names of the candidates who made it to qualify for the next stage. Clearing Computer Based Recruitment Examination is mandatory to appear for Physical Standards Measurement and Physical Efficiency Test.

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Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2021: FAQs

Ans. A total of 244 Constable vacancies has been released.

Ans. The selection is based on three stages: Online test, Physical Standard Measurement and PET.

Ans. As mentioned in the notification, the written exam will held from 15 to 20 November 2021.

Ans. Yes, Odisha Police has also invited eligible transgender to apply for Constable posts.

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