Odisha Police Motor Transport and Odisha State Armed Police(Special Security) Battalion Service (Method of Recruitment and Conditions of Service of Drivers) Rules, 2014
10. Recruitment Process.-
(1) (i) Applications may also be accepted through on-line which shall contain all the information of a particular candidate i.e.,, Candidate's name, Father's Name, Date of Birth, Category, Domicile, Educational qualification including proof of payment of examination fees and any other additional information required by the Selection Board.
(ii) The Selection Board shall decide time and venue of different tests and publicise the same widely for the information of the candidates.
(iii) Close Circuit Television (CCTV) technology may preferable be used to video graph various stages of recruitment and thereby maintain a back-up record and also keep track of activities at recruitment centers functioning in the State.
(iv) Till arrangement of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) is made, video recording of recruitment process may be made.
(v) Candidates shall be informed about their eligibility or status at different stages and rejection slips, indicating reasons for rejection shall be issued to them after physical measurement or after Physical Efficiency Tests and they may also be issued with identity card or admit card as decided by the Selection Board.
(vi) Selection Board shall start the recruitment process by conducting the physical measurement.
(vii) Candidates only qualifying in the physical measurement shall proceed to the next stage.
(viii) Selection Board may decide thereafter the sequence of further tests, i.e. Driving test, Written test and Physical efficiency test.
(ix) The Director General and Inspector General of Police may condone the deficiencies of a candidate, in respect of physical standards of measurement up to 3(three) centimeters in height, up to 2(two) centimeters in chest and up to five kilograms in weight for his candidature for appointment to the post of Driver on the recommendation of the Selection Board, in case he has represented the State in a National level sports and games meet, or he is eligible for consideration for appointment under the Rehabilitation Assistance Scheme: Provided that for such representation in sports & games only the certification from the Director of Sports shall be considered.
(x) The amount collected from the sale of Application Forms and Examination Fees shall be spent towards expenses to be incurred in the recruitment process.
(2) Height, weight and chest shall be measured to determine the eligibility and candidates who could not qualify in any of the physical standard, i.e. height/weight/chest, shall not be allowed to appear in further stage of the recruitment process.
(3) (a) The candidates shall be required to appear at a written examination of 20 marks in which the qualifying mark shall be 8 (eight).
(b) The written examination shall be preferably in Optical Mask Reader (OMR) format.
(c) The Selection Board shall conduct the Written Test on the same day and at the same time in all the venues as may be decided by it.
(d) The candidates not appearing in the written test shall be disqualified.
(e) The candidates shall appear practical in driving which is of qualifying in nature.
(f)The whole process of setting of question papers and evaluation of answer sheets may be outsourced, if considered necessary, by the Selection Board.
|[(4) Physical Efficiency Test (PET): Allotted marks-35:|
|(a) Run-1.6 Kms if covered within 5minutes||:||10 Marks|
|5 minutes 30 Seconds||:||07 Marks|
|6 minutes||:||04 Marks|
|Beyond 6 minutes||:||Disqualified|
|(b) High Jump Qualifying height-1.22 Meters (3 chances) If cleared in 3 chances||:||5 Marks|
|Not able to clear||:||Disqualified|
|Note: Only those who qualify high jump of 1.22 Meters shall be allowed to compete to jump 1.38 Meters in single chance. Only those candidates, who qualify 1.38 Meters, shall be given to compete for 1.50 Meters in single chance. Higher marks shall be awarded as follows:|
|If cleared 1.38 Meters||:||7 Marks|
|If cleared 1.50 Meters||:||10 Marks|
|Note: Marks shall be awarded only for the highest jump cleared.|
|(c) Cross-Country: (5KM), Allotted Marks: 15|
If covered within
|20 Minutes||:||15 Marks|
|23 Minutes||:||10 Marks|
|25 Minutes||:||05 Marks|
|Beyond 25 Minutes||:||Disqualified|
|(d) Swimming (40 Meters):|
If covered within 08 Minutes
Beyond 08 Minutes