With the recent announcement from the OSSC, the notification for Combined Police Service Examination for the year 2015 has been released. This examination will select around 844 numbers of Police Sub-Inspectors, Sergeant of Police, and Station Officer (Fire Service) under the service codes of Home Department of the state of Odisha. The details of the vacancies and the norms of recruitment are detailed as under:
Date of publication of Notification: 04-September-2015
Date of availability of online application: 09-September-2015
Last Date for submission of Online Application: 09-October-2015 till 11:59 Hours
Date for Preliminary Exam: 29-November-2015
Details of Vacancies: Total 370 Posts
[Post Code: SIP-02]: Sub-Inspector of Police: 327 Posts
[Post Code: SP-04]: Sergeant of Police: 24 Posts
[Post Code: SOFS-45]: Station Officer Fire Service: 19 Posts
Pay Scale: The candidates get selected for this post will receive a scale of Pay Band-2 in the order of Rs.9300-34800/- with a Grade Pay of Rs.4200/- per month. However, other perks and allowances will be applicable as per norms.
Essential Eligibility Factors:
Education: The candidates must have completed their Bachelors Degree in any discipline. For the posts of Station Officer (Fire Service) only Science/ Engineering Graduates are eligible.
Mandatory: The candidate should have passed ME school examination in Odia language subjects or equivalent.
Age: The candidates must have complete 21 years of age but not reached 25 years as on 01-January-2015. Age relaxations are applicable according to the rules laid down by the state government. Proof of age is to be reckoned as in the matriculation certificate or school leaving certificate issued by the board or equivalent body.
Mode of Selection: The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the following rounds:
Preliminary Examination of 100 marks (of qualifying nature)
Physical Measurement/ Standard Test (of qualifying nature)
Main Written Examination of 300 marks for post of Sub-Inspector and Sergeant of Police; and 500 marks for Post of Station Offer Fire Service (Candidates have to submit a detailed application form (DAF) after selection in the Preliminary Written round of examination and qualifing Physical Measurement/ Standard Test, within 15 days from the date of Physical Measurement/ Standard Test in order to appear the main examination)
Viva-Voice and Psychological Test of 30 marks
The candidates will be selected on the basis of merit ranking only. There will be a separate merit list for the Station Officer (Fire Service). Adequate weightage will be offered to candidates having excellent sports caliber and NCC “B/C” certificate. There will be negative marking (0.25) in the written examination.
Application Fee: Candidates other than SC/ST will have to pay the fees of Rs.100/- through Online mode or through the conventional treasury challan in favor of “0051-PSC-104-UPSC/SSC-Examination Fees-0047-Fees Collected For Conducting Examination-02041-Examination Fee”. The fees can also be deposited through preferred bank challans as available at the website of the Odisha SSC, SC/ ST candidates are exempted from paying any fees.
How to Apply: Interested candidates can apply for the posts by logging into the official site of www.ossc.gov.in Detailed instructions for filling up of the post are provided here www.ossc.gov.in/advTCPSE-2015.pdf