Odisha Police Bharti Eligibility, Physical, Written, Syllabus, Merit 2017-18


Odisha Police Bharti 2017Detailed Information Odisha Police BhartiRemarks
Odisha PoliceOdisha Special Armed PoliceFor Recruitment of Gurkha Sepoys in Odisha Police
Number of Vacancy92Vacancy for Indian and Nepali Gurkha
Age Limit18 to 25 YearsAge Relaxation will given as per rule
Education QualificationVII Pass or aboveMarks will be awarded for Qualification standard
Last Date of Receipt of Application31 July 2017At OSAP 2nd Battalion, Jharsuguda, Odisha. Pin No 768204
Starting date of Odisha Police Recruitment29 August 2017
0600 hrs Onwards
At OSAP 2nd Battalion, Jharsuguda

Odisha Police Bharti 2017: Good news for Indian and Nepali Gurkha. Odisha Police Department has invited applictions for willing Gurkha for recruitment in Odisha Special Armed Police (OSAP). Recruitment will be held with effect from 29 August 2017 at OSAP 2nd Battalion, Jharsuguda, Odisha. Last date of receipt of application is 31 July 2017. Odisha Police Bharti Eligibility criteria, Physical Test, Written Examination Syllabus, Preparation of Merit  and  other information for recruitment in  Odisha Police for  candidates are given below:

 Eligibility Criteria for Recruitment of Gurkha in Odisha Police

Nativity:  Candidate must be a bonafide Gurkha and an inhabitant of Nepal or India. The Gurkha Candidates residing in India must have registered their names in any of the Employment Exchanges of the concerned State before the date of advertisement for recruitment in Odisha Police. Gurkhas of Nepal must be in possession of valid citizenship of Nepal.

Ex-Servicemen Reservation: Gurkha Ex-Servicemen reservation for recruitment in Odisha Police shall be made as per Government instructions issued from time to time.

Education Qualification:  A candidate must have passed Class-VII or equivalent examination from any recognized institution. However, the candidates who have passed H.S.C. or equivalent examination will be given preference.

Physical Standard: The candidates must be strong, stout and free from organic defects and any physical deformity.

Marking System for Odisha Police: Allotment of Marks for Education, Physical Standard and Physical Efficiency Test for Odisha Police Recruitment for preparation of merit are as under

Education/Physical/PETDivisionMarks Allotted
HSC or Equivalent Ist Division
II Division
III Division
15 Marks
12 Marks
10 Marks
08 Marks
Non Matric-Nor Marks
Allotment of Marks for Physical Standards
Height158-159 cms
160-162 cms
163-165 cms
166-168 cms
169-172 cms
173-175 cms
176-177 cms
177 and avov
No Marks
01 Mark
02 Mark
03 Marks
04 Marks
05 Marks
06 Marks
08 Marks

Weight-50 Kg
Chest79cms to 84 cmsMinimum 5 cms Expansion required
Allotment of Marks for Physical Efficiency Test
1.6 Km Run (1600 Mtrs)If Completed with 4 Minutes
Within 4-6 Minutes
01 Mark
No Marks
Broad Jump3.66 Mtrs in 3 Chance
Ist Chance
IInd Chance
IIIrd Chance

02 Marks
01 Mark
High Jump1.22 Mtrs in 3 Chance
Ist Chance
IInd Chance
IIIrd Chance

02 Marks
01 Mark

Marking System Outstanding Sportsmen for Odisha Police

Outstanding SportsmenMarks Allotted
Representing the Circle or the District in the state School Meet. 3 Marks
Representing the District in Junior/Senior State level recognized Sports/Athletic Meets. 4 Marks for Winning a Medal in the above meet 5 Marks
Representing the State in the Junior/Senior recognized national Sports/Athletic Meets. 6 Marks for Winning a Medal in the above meet 8 Marks
Representing the Nation in recognized international Sports/Athletic Meets. 10 Marks

Viva-Voce:  10 Marks will be awarded to the candidates for viva voce test. Viva Voce Test will be conducted the Selection Board for the  candidates who qualify in the Physical Efficiency Test.

Documents: Copy of following documents are required to be attached in the application form by the candidates.

Copy of Documents Required for Indian Gurkhas:

  • Education Certificate.
  • Residential certificate issued by D.M./A.D.M./Tahasildar.
  • Employment Exchange Regd. Card.
  • Sports Certificate.
  • Character Certificate.
  • Certificate of a bonafide Indian Gurkha from a recognized Organisation.
  • 3 Numbers recent passport size photographs with full signature of the candidates.

Copy of Documents Required By Nepal Gurkhas

  • For Gurkhas of Nepal.
  • Education Certificate.
  • Citizenship / Nagarik Praman Patra issued by C.D.O. District Headquarters.
  • Sports Certificate.
  • Character certificate issued from (Gram Bikash Samiti).
  • 3 Numbers recent passport size photographs with full signature of the candidates in the front.

How to Apply:  Elibilile and  interested candidates are required to submit their applications form along with copy of relevant documents to “The Commandant, OSAP 2nd Battalion, Jharsuguda,  PO-OMP line, PS/Dist – Jharsuguda Odisha India, Pin – 768204.” Within the last date.

Notification and application for Odisha Special Armed Police Click Here

Note: Women candidates are not eligible for recruitment in Odisha Police as Gurkha Sepoy.


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