Odisha Police Recruitment 2018-19 – Check Exam Date, Online Form, Fee & Eligibility

Odisha State Selection Board has finally announced Odisha Police Recruitment 2018 notification, inviting eligible candidates for the posts of Constable (Male) in 17 Battalions and Civil Constable (Male/Female). The total number of vacancies for Constable (Male) is 2021 and for Civil Constable (Male/Female) is 1722. Interested candidates can start downloading the application forms from 2nd July, 2018.  Odisha Police Civil Constable Exam will be held on 6th August, 2018. You can also download the official notification by directly clicking on the link given below.

Download Recruitment Notification of Sepoys/Constables (Male) in 17 Battalions

Download Civil Constables (Male/Female) Recruitment Notification PDF

Download Applicaion Form Format of Odisha Police Constable

Odisha Police Recruitment 2018

In this article, we are going to discuss all the important factors of Odisha Police Recruitment 2018 like Important Dates, Vacancy, Application Fee, Eligibility Criteria etc.

Odisha Police Recruitment 2018-19 : Important Dates

Here is the table of all the important events with their respective dates. The date for admit card has not been announced yet. We will notify it here when it will get updated on the official website.



Opening Date of Odisha Police Application Process 2nd July 2018. (10 AM)
Closing Date for Submission of Application Form 26th July 2018 (5.00PM)
Admit Card Date To be notified later
Odisha Police Constable Exam Date 2018 6th August 2018.
Odisha Police Civil Constable Exam Date 2018 6th August 2018.

Odisha Police Recruitment 2018-19 Vacancy

The total number of vacancies in Odisha Police Civil Constable Recruitment 2018 (Male/Female) is 1,722 while there are 2,021 vacancies in Odisha Police Constables Recruitment 2018 (Male).

Odisha Police Civil Constable Recruitment 2018 (Male/Female)
Category Male Female
General 581 291
SC 186 91
ST 253 130
SEBC 125 65


Odisha Police Constables Recruitment 2018 (Male)

Category Vacancy
General 1015
SC 327
ST 453
SEBC 226

Application Fee

There is no application fee for the candidates belonging to SC/ST category. On the other hand, students from all the other categories are required to pay Rs. 150/-.

NOTE:- For Odisha Police Constables application form, all the candidates are supposed to pay Rs. 50/-.as portal charge.

Category Fee
General/OBC Rs. 150 /-
SC/ ST Nil

How to Apply for Odisha Police Recruitment 2018-19?

  1. Go to the official website of Odisha Police Department, i.e. odishapolice.gov.in
  2. Click on ‘Odisha Police Recruitment 2018 Notification’ pdf and carefully read all the information given.
  3. If you fulfill all the requirements, click on ‘Apply’ link and download an Application form of Police Recruitment in Odisha.
  4. Take a print out of the Application Form and fill all the necessary details.
  5. Attach your passport size photograph, and attest all the photocopies of the documents and certifications that have been mentioned in the official notification.
  6. Lastly, send the filled application form and scanned documents to the address offered below.

Address:-The concerned Superintendent of Police of the District as well as Commissionerate, Bhubaneswar.

Odisha Police Eligibility Criteria

1. Age Limit

Candidates who are interested in applying for Odisha Police Recruitment 2018-19 must have their age between 18 years to 23 years as on  01.01.2018. Candidates belonging from SC, ST & SEBC categories have an upper age relaxation upto 5 years.

2. Educational Qualification 

Civil Constables (Male/Female)

  1. Candidates must have passed 12th or equivalent from the board of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha/ any other recognized Board.
  2. It is mandatory for all the interested students to be able to read, write and speak Odia and must have passed Odia as one of the subjects in their High School.
  3. A Group-D employee of Police Department must have completed 5 years of continuous service and have good service record with no criminal record.

Constables (Male)

  1. One must have passed 10th standard or equivalent conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha/ any other recognized board
  2. Students must be familiar with reading, writing and speaking Odia and must have passed Odia as one of the subjects in their High School.

3. Physical Measurement

Following are the physical requirements that every candidate has to fulfill depending on the gender and category they belong to. Students are advised to take a hard look on the tables given below:-

Civil Constables (Male/Female)

Category Female Male








Chest (Cm)
Expanded Unexpanded


47.5 158 55 168 79 84
SC/ST 45 153 50 163 76 81

Constables (Male)

S.NO Category Chest Height Weight
Expanded Un-Expanded
1 Un-Reserved/ SEBC 84 Cm 79 Cm 168 Cm 55 Kg
2 Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe 81 Cm 76 Cm 163 Cm 50 Kg

Selection Process

All the interested students will be tested through the series of exams listed below:-

  • Physical Measurement and Physical Efficiency Test
  • Driving Test
  • Educational Achievements
  • Sports Achievements
  • National Cadet Corps Certificate (NCC)
  • Written Test

Marks Distribution

Marks scored in all these tests will determine where a students will secure a job position in Odisha Police Department or not.

Tests Marks Alloted
Physical Measurement and Physical Efficiency Test 55
Driving Test 05
Educational Achievements 05
Sports Achievements 15
National Cadet Corps Certificate (NCC) 05
Written Test 35

This is the entire detailed description of Odisha Police Recruitment 2018-19. If you come across any doubt, kindly inform us through comment section.

All the best!

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