Assam Police Constable (SPO) Recruitment 2017-18: Office Of the Chairman State level Police recruitment board is going to conduct a recruitment process to select the candidates for filling up of 145 posts of constables in Assam Industrial Security Force from SPOs (Special Police Officers). Only Ex-Homegaurds who have worked as SPO’s can apply for the recruitment process. The application process has been started candidates have to download the application form and submit it along with all required documents. The application fee will be accepted on the day of form submission. A candidate whose application is found to be in order will be called for Physical Standard Test / Physical Efficiency Test. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in various selection stages which are discussed below. For more details regarding Assam Police Constable (SPO) Recruitment 2017-18 go through the below article.

Latest: The Corrigendum for Assam Police Constable (SPO) Recruitment 2017-18 has been released, check it from the link given bleow.

Assam Police Constable (SPO) Recruitment 2017-18

Candidates who worked in Dhubri and BTAD during 2012 ethnic problem and the SPOs who were deployed in the districts of Bongaigaon, Chirang, Baksa and N.C. Hills for National Highways and Railways line security during militancy can apply for the recruitment process.

The date and venue of Physical Standard Test / Physical Efficiency Test and Written Test will be updated here as per the official announcement.

Events Dates
Availability of offline format of Application format 14 Dec 2017
Offline applications will be received with effect from 16 Dec 2017
Last date for receipt of applications 26 Dec 2017

For more details of Application form, Admit card and Result check Quick links section below.

Vacancy Details

Post name: Police Constable

Total No of Vacancies: 145

Pay Scale: Rs14,000-49000/, with Grade pay of 5600 and other admissible allowances

Category-wise distribution of 145 posts of constable from SPOs as per post based roster points shall be as under

  • Unreserved: 82*
  • Scheduled Caste: 08
  • Scheduled Tribes (Plain): 29
  • Scheduled Tribes (Hills): 26

* OBC/MOBC candidates may appear for Unreserved posts.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to appear in the Recruitment Tests, candidates must satisfy the following criteria

Nationality – Candidate must be an Indian citizen, ordinarily resident of Assam.

Age: 18 to 40 years as on 1st July of 2017 (i.e. the candidate must be born on or before 01.07.1999 and after 01.07.1977)

Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed Class VIII from a recognized School/Institution.

Physical standards: 

Minimum Height criteria for Male candidate must be as per the given criteria

  • Gen/OBC/MOBC/SC: 162.56 cm
  • ST(H)/ ST(P): 260.02 cm
Chest Normal Expanded
Gen/OBC/MOBC/SC/ST(P) etc 80 cm 85 cm
ST(H) 78 cm 83 cm

Weight: Proportionate to height and age as per medical standard.

Medical Standards: 

  • General: Candidates must not have knock knee, flat foot or squint eyes, and they should not be colour blind. Varicose vein shall be considered a temporary disqualification. They must be in good mental and bodily health. They must be free from any physical defects likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties.
  • The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes without correction i.e. without wearing of glasses.

Application form

Candidates have to Submit an online application form along with the attested copies of certificates in support of age, educational qualification and caste for SC, ST(P), ST(H), OBC/MOBC with 3 (three) copies of recent passport size photographs.

Complete application form with the document and a self-addressed envelope size 25 Cm x 11 Cm affixing postal stamp of Rs.5.00 to the Chairman State Level Police Recruitment Board, Rehabari, Guwahati781008, (Building of APHC)

The incomplete/defective application will be summarily rejected.

Exam Pattern

Physical Standard Test (PST)

In this stage measurement of the height, weight & chest of the candidate will be done after which the candidate will be inspected by a Medical Officer for preliminary checkup for knock knee, vision test, colour blindness test, flat foot, varicose vein and physical deformities etc.

Once a candidate clears the PST he will have to appear in the PET (Physical Efficiency Test). If a candidate does not meet required physical standard, he will be rejected and the reason of rejection will be recorded in the rejection slip.

Identity Check

Those who qualify in the PST will be subjected to the modern biometric method to obviate impersonation by the candidates. The biometric method should be used at all stages of the recruitment process which may include computer based biometric, thumb impression, digital photograph or any specific identifying mark on the body of the candidate.

Physical Efficiency Test (20 Marks): Candidates who clear PST, will be required to undergo PET.

The Physical Efficiency Test will carry 20 marks. It will have 2 (two) events viz.

  • Race: Those who qualify in the PST will be subject to 1 mile race to be completed within 8 minutes (480 seconds).
  • Long Jump: Minimum 8 feet for long jump (3 chances to be given and the longest valid jump rounded off to the nearest centimetres will be considered for awarding marks).

Table for Physical Efficiency Test

Assam Police Constable (SPO) Recruitment 2017 18 : 145 Vacancy

Written exam: Candidates will be called for the Written Test in order of merit at the rate of 5 (five) times the number of posts allotted in respect of each category.

Written test will consist of 80 multiple choice type questions to be answered by tick mark.

  • For each correct answer, the candidate will get half a mark.
  • The standard of the test shall be of class VIII.
  • Total marks for the Written Test will be 40.
  • There will be no negative marking.

However, no mark will be awarded if a candidate ticks two or more options or tries to change the answer after putting a tick mark.

Written Exam Structure: The subjects to be covered along-with the marks allotted to each subject shall be as follows

Elementary Arithmetic 10 Marks
Logical/ Reasoning / Mental Ability 10 Marks
General Awareness/General Knowledge and Current Affairs 10 Marks
India and Assam’s history 10 Marks
Total 40 Marks

Merit List

The select lists will be prepared for each category (UR/SC/ST(P)/ST(H) ), based on the total marks obtained by the candidates in PET, Written Test and Extra -Curricular Activities &Special Skills. The select lists will be published in the Assam Police website and through other available means. No waiting list will be prepared.

In Case of Tie: In case of a tie in marks, the candidate older in age will be placed higher in the merit list. Further, candidates having equal marks and same date of birth, the taller candidate will be placed higher in the merit list.

Selection Process

Candidates whose applications are found correct in all respect will have to undergo the Physical Standards Tests (PST) and Physical Efficiency Tests (PET). If any candidate is found to have any physical deformity as may be detected by the Medical Officer present in the Selection Board, he will be debarred from participating in the other tests.

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