Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2022 – Exam Date, Notification

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: January 2nd, 2024
Odisha Police Constable recruitment 2021 is being done to fill up 244 vacancies. Check the Odisha constable result, answer key, cut off. Check exam details such as exam date, cut off, important books, paper pattern
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 Odisha Police Constable Result 2021 Out. The  Odisha Police Constable has released the result for the post of constable on its website. The  Odisha Police has also declared the PET and PST date for the candidates who have qualified the written exam. We have provided you the  Odisha Police Constable result 2021 pdf here. 

The direct link to check the Odisha Police constable result is give below along with the PET and PST dates. 

Download Odisha Police Constable Result 2021

Download Odisha Police Constable PET & PMT Date 

Odisha Constable Recruitment 2021 Latest News

The Odisha Police had released the constable answer key 2021 on 20th November for which the objections were invited by 22 November 2021.  The Odisha Police Recruitment Board has notified the 244 vacancies for the constable (communication) at the official website Interested candidates can apply for the Odisha Police Constable 2021 exam from 13th September to 4th October 2021. The direct link to apply for Odisha Police Constable is given below. 

Odisha Constable Apply Online 2021 Direct Link (Closed)

Latest Updates:

  • 10 December 2021: The  Odisha Police Constable result 2021 is released. 
  • 20th November 2021: Odisha Police Constable answer key released. 
  • 4th October 2021: The last date to apply online for Odisha Police Constable 2021 exam is over. 
  • 13 Sept: Odisha Police Constable apply online link active. 
  • 8 September 2021: Odisha police constable short notification has been released for 244 vacancies. 

Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2021 Notification

Odisha Police has released a recruitment notification for the post of Constable on its official website which is, A total of 244 vacancies have been notified to be filled up for the post of Odisha Police Constable post. The post of Constables for Communication department in Odisha Police will initially be on a contractual basis under the Home Department, Government of Odisha.

Odisha Police has also notified the exam date for the written test which is from 15th November to 20th December 2021. Interested candidates can apply online for the Odisha Police Constable Recruitment from 13th September to 4th October 2021. The official notification of Odisha Police Constable 2021 recruitment is given below to download. 

Download Odisha Police Constable Notification PDF

Read on this post to gather more information on the Odisha Constable recruitment such as recruitment process, selection process, important dates, eligibility, salary, syllabus, exam pattern, exam date and more. 

Odisha Police Constable 2021 Exam Highlights

The important points of the Odisha constable 2021 are mentioned in the table. You can check the summary of the exam here.



Name of the Organization

Odisha Police Recruitment Board


Constable (Communication)



Apply Online Date

13th September to 4th October 2021

Application Mode


Selection Process

Written, PET, & PST


English & Odia

Contact Details
  • Phone Number: 9513850031
  • E-Mail: 

Official Website

Odisha Police Constable Recruitment 2021 Important Dates

The important dates for the Odisha Police constable exam along with the result date is given below in the table. 



Odisha Constable Notification Date 2021

13th September 2021

Odisha Police Constable Application Start Date

13th September 2021

Last Date to Apply Online for Odisha Police Constable

4th October 2021

Last Date to pay application fee

4th October 2021

Odisha Police Constable Admit Card 2021

10-15 days before the exam

Odisha Police Constable Exam Date 2021

15th November 2021 to 20th November 2021

Odisha Police Constable Result

8 December 2021

Odisha Police constable PET and PST date 2021

17 December 2021 onwards

What is the Odisha Police Constable Exam?

The Odisha Police recruitment board conducts the constable (communication) exam to select desirable candidates for the 244 vacancies. The candidates must be mentally and physically fit to dispense the police job. The details of the Odisha Police Constable exam are explained in the article.

The Odisha Police constable recruitment has the following steps

  • Written examination,
  • PST,
  • PET,
  • Document Verification,
  • Medical

Odisha Police Constable 2021 Vacancy Details

The total number of vacancies for the Odisha Police constable (communication) notified is 244. The breakup for the vacancies is given below in the table. 

Odisha Police Constable Vacancy 2021
Category Male  Female Total
UR 75 37 112
ST 45 22 67
SC 28 14 42
SEBC 15 08 23
Total Vacancies 163 81 244

How can I apply for Police Constable in Odisha?

Candidates are advised to follow the instructions given to fill the application form correctly. The steps are provided to help the candidates in hassle-free application submission.

  • Click on the link given below or visit the official website
  • Click on the Advertisement on the right side,
  • Read the notification carefully and click on the “Apply Online” button.
  • Fill in the details asked in the application form,
  • Pay the required application fee.
  • Take a printout of the application form of Odisha Police Constable.

Odisha Police Constable Apply Online Link

 The direct link to apply for Odisha Police Constable is given below here. Make sure that you apply online for the Odisha Police exam for constable before the last date which is 4th October 2021. 

Click Here to Apply for Odisha Police Constable (Application Closed)

Odisha Police Constable Application Fee

The application fee for the Odisha Police Constable recruitment is given below. Candidates must submit the application fee through online mode only otherwise their candidature will be cancelled.


Fee (Rs.)

General/ other candidates




Odisha Police Constable Salary & Job Profile 2021

The Odisha Police Constable salary comprises the basic pay and various allowances as per the state government norms. The constable job has good growth opportunities. The constable post is entitled to pay as per the 7th pay commission. The pay band of the Odisha Police Constable is INR 5200-20200 with a grade pay of Rs. 2000/- The candidates will be on a contractual basis for the initial 6 years and after this, they will be appointed on as permanent constables in the Odisha Police. 

Pay Band PB-1
Pay  Rs. 5200
Grade Pay Rs. 2000
Stages of Odisha Police Constable Salary
1st year Rs.9000
2nd year  Rs. 9900
3rd year  Rs. 10890
4th year Rs. 11980 
5th year  Rs. 13180
6th year Rs. 14500

Here is the detailed:

Odisha Police Constable Salary: Promotion & Growth, In Hand Salary & more

Job Profile of Odisha Police Constable

The Odisha Constable has to perform many roles and responsibilities. A few of them are explained here:

  • Making daily reports in the police station.
  • Registering FIR for crimes and taking necessary action.
  • Assisting other members and seniors in dispersing the duty.
  • To participate in crime scenes and observations.

Eligibility Criteria for Odisha Police Constable: Age, Educational Qualification

Check the various eligibility criteria for the Odisha Police Constable below. We have presented the age limit, educational qualification below.

Age Limit for Odisha Police Constable

All the interested candidates must note that they comply with the age limit given in the notification. The age limit is given in the table.

Age Limit (As of January 01, 2021)

Minimum Age

18 years

Maximum Age

23 years

Educational Qualification for Odisha Police Constable

  • The candidates must have completed the intermediate certificate (12th Pass) or equivalent certificate conducted by the council of higher secondary education, Odisha, or from any other recognized board or council.
  • The candidate must have passed the Diploma in computer application or equivalent courses from a recognized institution duly affiliated by the Government.
  • The candidates must be able to read, write and speak the Odia language. This is a mandatory requirement. 

What is the selection process for Odisha Constable?

The board conducts the constable (communication) exam in three stages. The written exam is a merit-deciding round. The PET & PST round is qualifying in nature. Check the various steps of the Odisha constable selection process below:

  • Written Exam,
  • Physical Standard Test (PST),
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET),
  • Document Verification, and
  • Medical

Selection Process for Odisha Police Constable Exam

Odisha Police Constable Exam Pattern

The constable written exam has two parts. The first part will test your Odia & English language, arithmetic, aptitude, reasoning. The second part test the computer proficiency of the candidates. There is a negative marking of 0.25 for wrong answers. The medium for the exam is English (except the Odia language questions). Only three times the number of vacancies will be called for PET/PST. Check the detailed Odisha Police Constable exam pattern in the table:





Part A

2 hours

Odia & English Language, Arithmetic, Aptitude test, Logical reasoning

Intermediate Level

25 marks

Part B

Computer Proficiency

Diploma in Computer or equivalent

75 marks


100 marks

Know the detailed Odisha Police Constable Exam Pattern 

Odisha Constable PST and PET

The candidates who clear the cutoff of the written exam will be called for the PET/ PST. In physical standards, the board will check the height, weight, chest as notified in the notification. Check the category & gender-wise physical standard below:




Chest (Unexpanded)

Chest (Expanded)

Constable- Males


168 cm

55 kg

79 cm

84 cm


163 cm

50 kg

76 cm

81 cm

Constable- Females


158 cm

47.5 kg


153 cm

45 kg

Physical Efficiency Test

The candidates who qualify in the written test and PST would be called for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET). The physical efficiency standard as prescribed by the recruitment board is given below:




Constable (Communication)


1.6 km in 7 minutes

1.6 km in 9 minutes

Odisha Police Constable Syllabus

The syllabus for the Odisha Police constable is given below here. You must know the detailed Odisha Police syllabus so that you can prepare for the exam. 



Odia Language

Reading Comprehension, Translation, Idioms & Phrases, Usage of Words, Fill in the Blanks, Vocabulary Test, Correct Usage of words.

English Language

Reading Comprehension, Fillers, Cloze test, Tenses, Adjectives, Adverbs, Sentence Completion, Paragraph Completion, Prepositions, Antonym and synonym, Grammatical Error based question


Simplification, Ratio and Proportion, Problems on H.C.F and L.C.M, Banker’s Discount, Problems on Ages, Time and Distance, Logarithm, Partnership, Decimal Fraction, Pipes and Cistern, Allegation or Mixture, Probability, Average, Boats and Streams, Area, Compound Interest, Surds and Indices, Height and Distance, Time and Work, Square Root and Cube Root, Simple Interest, Numbers, Permutation and Combination, Volume and Surface Area.

General Knowledge

Current Affairs of national and international level, General Science, Literature, Indian Parliament, Civics, Heritage, Geography, Indian History, Famous Books & Authors, Tourism, Inventions and Discoveries, Famous Places in India, Rivers, Lakes and, Seas, Sports, Famous Days & Dates, Indian Economy, Artists, Countries and Capitals, Environmental Issues, Indian Politics, Biology

Aptitude and Logical Reasoning

Statements & Conclusions, Cubes and Dice, Embedded Figures, Data Interpretation, Blood Relations, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Directions, Non-Verbal Series, Clocks & Calendars, Number Ranking, Decision Making, Analogy, Statements & Arguments, Arithmetical Reasoning, Alphabet Series, Mirror Images, Number Series

Check Subject Wise Odisha Police Constable Syllabus

Odisha Police Constable Cut Off

The board releases the cutoff marks after the declaration of the result on the official website. The candidates will be selected for the next round based on cutoff marks. Candidates who clear the written cutoff marks will be called for the physical test. The cutoff is released for each category separately. There will be no change in cutoff after published on the website. We will update the expected cut off after the completion of the exam.

Odisha Police Constable Cut Off

How to prepare for Odisha Police Constable Exam 2021?

Candidates who are interested in the Odisha Police Constable exam must start their preparation after submitting the application form online. Here we have provided a well-tested preparation strategy for the candidates. Keep these points in mind during the preparation to qualify for the exam with flying colours.

  • Frame Time Table: Candidates must go through the exam pattern and syllabus and find out the sears that need more time. Based on the analysis make a timetable for the preparation. The timetable should give the required time for each section.
  • Clear all concepts: The exam has four subjects Odia, mathematics, English, and reasoning ability. Candidates must clear all the concepts of each subject for good performance in the examination.
  • Practice mock test regularly: One of the important parts of preparation is practising mock test and evaluating the performance from time to time. Candidates are advised to practice mock tests regularly. This will help them in time management, retention of concepts, and checking the preparation level.
  • Revision: If you studying the syllabus and not revising it again and again you cannot retain the studied syllabus for a long time. Make short notes for quick revision and revise them from time to time.

List of Important Books for Odisha Police Constable Exam

Odisha Constable Admit Card 2021

The Odisha Constable admit card is going to be released 10-15 days before the exam. The Odisha Police constable will be held in August 2021 tentatively. Download the Odisha Constable call letter from the link given below.

Odisha Constable Admit Card 2021 

Odisha Police Constable Result 2021

The result for the Odisha Police Constable will be available on the official website after the release of the tentative answer key. The result link will be updated here as soon as it is available on the official website.

Odisha Police Constable Result 2021 (To be Out Soon)

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