The Odisha Police Recruitment Board (OPRB) has invited applications for the recruitment of Sub Inspector (SI) in Odisha Police for 2021 on contractual basis. It will hold an open competitive examination for the recruitment.
The category-wise break-up of the total no. of posts to be filled up by this recruitment is as
Scale of Pay & Condition of Service:
The appointment will be initially on contractual basis carrying a consolidated pay of
Age Limit as on 01-01-2021
Minimum: 21 Years
Maximum: 25 Years
**Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.
The Candidates must have passed Bachelors’ Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
Measurement of PST
- For General & SEBC (Men): 79 Cm
- For SC/ST (Men): 76 Cm
- For General & SEBC (Men): 84 CM
- For SC/ST (Men): 81 CM
- For General & SEBC (Men): 55 Kg
- For General & SEBC (Women): 47.5 Kg
- For SC/ST (Men): 50 Kg
- For SC/ST (Women): 45 Kg
- For General & SEBC (Men): 168 Cm
- For General & SEBC (Women): 155 cm
- For SC/ST (Men): 163 Cm
- For SC/ST (Women): 150 Cm
Measurement of PET
- For Men (all categories): Running 1.6 Kms
- For Women (all categories): Running 1.6 Kms
- For Men (all categories): Long jump 3.66 Meters
- For Women (all categories): Long jump 2.77 Meters
Plan of Examination/ Scheme of Examination:
The recruitment examination shall consist of the following stages;
Paper-I (100 marks): General English & Odia Language
a) General English
The aim of the paper is to test the candidate’s ability to read and understand
serious discursive prose and to express his ideas clearly and correctly in English.
The pattern of questions will broadly include the following of graduation standard;
i) Comprehension of a given passage
ii) Usage and vocabulary
iii) Questions to test the knowledge of grammar.
b) Odia Language
i) Comprehension of a given passage.
ii) Usage and vocabulary.
iii) Translation from English to Odia.
Paper- II (200 marks): General Studies
a) The nature and standard of questions will be such that a well-educated person
should be able to answer them without having specialized study of the concerned
subjects. The questions shall test general awareness of the candidates of a number
of subjects covering various fields of knowledge as expected from any graduate. The
questions shall be in English and candidates shall be required to answer in English.
b) The paper on General Studies will include questions covering the following fields of
i) General science and recent scientific/ technological developments: Questions will
test the candidate’s awareness in the field of science and technology including
matters of every day observations and experience.
ii) Current events of national and international importance: Questions shall be to test
the knowledge of significant national and international events and of the topics of
social relevance in the present day India.
iii) History of India from ancient times and Indian National Movement: Emphasis will be
on testing the general understanding of social, economic and political aspects of the
Indian History. Questions on Indian National Movement will relate to the nature &
character of the nineteenth century resurgence, growth of Nationalism, attainment of
Independence and role of leading personalities in the freedom movement.
iv) Indian and World Geography: Emphasis will more be on geography of India. The
questions will relate to physical and economic geography of the country. It shall cover
the main features of Indian agriculture and national resources.
v) Indian polity and economy: Questions on Indian polity and economy shall be on political
system, Constitution of India, Panchayati Raj administration, principal features and
characteristics of Indian economy, planning and economic development of India.
vi) Mental ability and test of reasoning
vii) Numerical ability test and arithmetic of H.S.C. standard.
viii) Basic computer literacy