Odisha Police 2021 Recruitment Notification. Odisha Police has released official notification for the job openings of Sub Inspector of Police positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 15th July, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Sub Inspector Of Police - 477 Posts

Job Location - Cuttack

Other Qualification Details :-

Combined Competitive Recruitment Examination-2021 For Recruitment Of 477 Posts Of Sub Inspector Of Police On Contractual Basis In Odisha Police Under Home Department, Government Of Odisha

1. Name of the Post: Sub Inspector of Police

2. No. of vacancies: 477

3. Educational Qualification: The candidates must have passed Bachelors’ Degree in any discipline from a recognized University

4. General Eligibility Criteria: A candidate, in order to be eligible for the recruitment, must :

a) Be a citizen of India.

b) Be of a good moral and character.

c) Be of sound health and physique. He should be free from any organic defect or body infirmity.

d) Be able to speak, read and write Odia.

e) Have passed M.E. School or higher examinations with Odia language as a subject, or passed H.S.C. or equivalent examinations with Odia as a medium of examination in non-language subject, or passed the written test in Odia in M.E. School standard conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha.

f) Not have more than one spouse living.

g) Not have been convicted for any criminal offence.

5. Scale of Pay & Condition of Service: 

a. The appointment will be initially on contractual basis carrying a consolidated pay of Rs.16880/- (first year) per month as per Odisha Group-B posts (Contractual appointment) amendment Rules, 2017 notified vide Govt. in G.A. & P.G. Dept. Notification No. GAD-SCRULES 0037-2017-19569/Gen dated 12th September 2017. The Service Condition shall be governed by Odisha Group-B Posts (Contractual Appointment) Rules, 2013 as per G.A. Department Notification No. 1147-GAD-SC-RULES-0061-2013/Gen. dated 17.01.2014 and the Combined Competitive Recruitment Examination for Group B posts of Orissa Police Service, Orissa Fire Service-2008 and respective service rules.


The candidates shall not be less than twenty one years and not more than twenty five years of age as on 01-01-2021

Application Fee:

All applicants, other than SC and ST category, have to pay Examination Fee of Rs.285/

Important Instructions

Applications, complete in all respect, must be submitted in online mode only at the registration portal i.e. https://odipolsi21.onlineapplicationform.org/ODIPOL/ before the due date and time i.e. 15/07/2021 23:59 hours.

b) Incomplete applications, applications without fee payment, applications received through any mode other than online mode and applications not submitted properly will not be accepted in any circumstances and shall be rejected summarily. No representation against such rejection will be entertained.

c) When application is successfully submitted, it will be accepted provisionally.

d) Only one online application shall be submitted by an applicant. In case, more than one application of an applicant is detected at any stage, all the applications may be rejected by the OPRB and his/her candidature for the examination may be cancelled.

e) The applicants should note that particulars mentioned in the online application will be considered as final and after submission of the online application form, no change/ correction/ modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Requests/Correspondence received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc. shall not be entertained.

f) The applicant, by using the user ID and password, may find out the status of his/her application and download Admit Card for the examination by accessing the link https://odipolsi21.onlineapplicationform.org/ODIPOL/ Applicants should possess a valid e-mail address & mobile number which should remain active till publication of the final result pursuant to the advertisement. The OPRB shall not be responsible for any loss/ non receipt of message/information sent on the wrong/invalid e-mail address & mobile number provided by the applicant in the online registration form or for delay/non-receipt of information if a candidate fails to access his/her e-mail or mobile phone in time.

h) Applicants are advised in their own interest to submit online applications and pay prescribed fee much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date. This is in order to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to the Online Registration Portal on account of heavy load on the portal during the closing days.

i) The OPRB does not accept any responsibility for the applicants not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond control.

j) Before final submission of the online application, applicants must check that they have filled correct details in each field of the form. After submission of the online application form, no change/ correction / modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Requests received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc shall not be considered


a) Applicants of SC/ST/SEBC category shall submit a self-attested photocopy of the caste certificate, issued by the competent authority.

b) HSC or equivalent pass certificate, issued by the concerned Board/Council, in support of declaration of age.

c) Pass certificate of Degree examination in any discipline from a recognised University, in support of educational qualification.

d) In case of Ex-Servicemen, an attested copy of Identity Card & Discharge Certificate or NOC (applicable for those who will be discharged within 6 months from the last date of submission of application) and the documents indicating date of joining, date of discharge and the period of service rendered in Defence Forces along with an undertaking that he has not availed of the benefit as ex-serviceman for his employment earlier 

B). e) In case of Sports Person, an attested copy of Identity Card for Sports Person issued by the Director of Sports, Sports and Youth Services Department, Government of Odisha as per Resolution No. 24808/Gen., dated the 18th November 1985 of General Administration Department, as amended from time to time.  

f. Applicants shall submit a certificate, either of passing HSC examination with Odia as a compulsory subject, or, in lieu thereof, a certificate of passing a language test in Odia of M.E. standard/Class-VII issued by competent authority/any educational institution duly recognised by the Government of Odisha/Central Government.

g) For claim of weightage mark of NCC, the applicant shall submit the NCC 'B' or 'C' certificate.

h) In-Service contractual employees claiming age relaxation and contractual in-service benefits must submit a Certificate from employer

Selection Process :-

A. Plan of Examination/ Scheme of Examination:

1. Computer Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE)

a. Type of test: Objective type with MCQ type. Each correct answer will carry 1 mark. There will be negative marking @ 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. No marks will be awarded or deducted if any question is left un attempted.

2. Measurement of Physical Standards and Physical Efficiency Test (Qualifying)

a) There will not be any viva-voce and psychological test.

b) The written test will be conducted in the mode of Computer Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE).

c) Computer Based Recruitment Test (CBRE): In CBRE mode, the test will be conducted on a computer. The candidate will be able to see the question, along with its answer options, on the computer screen and will be required to mark the correct answer on the computer screen itself with the help of mouse. Medium of the examination shall be English, except the questions on Odia Language. The questions will be Objective type in Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) format. Questions can be attempted in any order within the prescribed time limit for the test. Once the time limit is over, the candidate will not be able to attempt any question. Each question will carry one mark. There shall be negative marking @ 0.25 for each wrong answer. No mark will be awarded or deducted for unanswered questions. Practice / mock tests will be available on the link https://odipolsi21.onlineapplicationform.org/ODIPOL/ for familiarization with the pattern of examination, about one week prior to the examination.

d) Tentative answer keys will be placed on the link https://odipolsi21.onlineapplicationform.org/ODIPOL/ after the examination. Applicants may go through the answer keys and submit representations, if any, within 3 days of uploading of the answer keys, on payment of Rs 500/- per question. Any representation regarding answer keys received within the time limits fixed by the OPRB, will be scrutinized before finalizing the answer keys, and the decision of the OPRB in this regard will be final. No representation regarding answer keys shall be entertained thereafter. If any representation is found valid, the paid amount shall be refunded to the applicant.

e) Normalisation: Depending on the number of applicants, the CBRE may be held in multiple shifts and on a number of days. In all shifts/days, questions will be of same standard and normalisation will be done to adjust the difficulty level across different shifts of the exam.

3. Following the Physical Efficiency Test, a common merit list shall be prepared basing on the sum total of marks secured by the candidates in the Computer Based Recruitment Examination (CBRE) and weightage marks in NCC certificate. The candidates shall be selected category wise in order of merit as per vacancies notified in the advertisement.

The results will be published in due course on the link https://odipolsi21.onlineapplicationform.org/ODIPOL/ In cases where more than one applicant secures equal aggregate marks at any stage of examination, tie will be resolved by applying the following methods one after another:

a) Total marks in Paper-II i.e. General Studies

b) Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher

c) Alphabetical order of the names of the candidates

Steps to Apply :-

1. The last date of online submission of application in response to this advertisement is 23:59 hours on 15/07/2021.

The applicant should read the advertisement carefully before filling up the application form. The process of filling online application for the examination consists of two parts:

I. Basic Registration:

This is for generating the Reference number and Password.

a) To register first time, click on "New User" on https://odipolsi21.onlineapplicationform.org/ODIPOL/

b) Read instructions carefully and click the check box to acknowledge the same and proceed. The applicant will not be able to proceed further without doing so.

c) Fill up the details in the "Basic Registration" form. Due care should be taken while filling details for Basic Registration as these details will be auto fetched in Detailed Registration and no changes will be permitted later. 

II. Detailed Registration:

b) Login by using the Reference number and Password received to your mobile and email after Basic Registration. Change the password on first login.

c) Personal Details page will open. Furnish the details as follows:

2. Note: The details of Name/Gender/E-mail ID/ Mobile Number will be auto fetched from the ‘Basic Registration’ and are non-editable Advertisement No. SI / 2021 / 2 / OPRB

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