Haryana Police Recruitment Board
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RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Recruitment for the posts of Constables

Initially, the Police Department has sent requisitions to Haryana Police Recruitment Board through Addl. Chief Secretary to Govt. Haryana, Home Department for filling up vacancies in various categories of posts of constables which had been advertised by the HPRB during the year 2013 and 2014 from time to time by way of advertisements No. 1/2013 to 3/2013 and 1/2014 to 3/2014. A list of Advertisements showing details of posts is available under heading list of Advertisements: 2013 & 2014. However, the Haryana Govt. have vide memo No. 02/05/2012-1HGI dated 21.01.2015 directed to withdraw the existing advertisements as the rules governing recruitment are being amended and accordingly all the above mentioned advertisement excluding Advt. No. 1/2013 have been withdrawn by the Board. The names of selected candidates against Advertisement 1/2013 had already been recommended to Police Department during the month of June, 2014.

The terms & conditions regarding Age, Education Qualification, Physical Measurement, Physical Efficiency Tests and benefit of reservations prescribed in the requisitions received in the Board have been tabulated in the foregoing paragraphs alongwith standard application form for the posts of Constables in Haryana Police.

Eligibility Conditions

(A)Age Limits

a) Lower-18 years

b) Upper-25 years

(ii) For Ex.-Servicemen candidates: Upper age limit is 40 years plus continuous military service added by three years. The break in service between the date of discharge and between 1st day of the month in which enrolment process is started shall not exceed four years.

(Exact date on which the age is to be determined shall be on the first day of the month in which application are invited for recruitment of Constables.

(B)Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualification for a candidate to be eligible for selection as constable shall be 10+2 for all categories.

(C)Physical Standard 
 For Male Constables

(i) Height-Minimum 5’-7”

(ii) Chest-Un-expanded – Minimum 33” Expanded - Minimum 34 ½
(Minimum expansion of one and half inch)

 For Female Constables

Height- Minimum 5’-2”

 For Sports Persons 
 For Male Constables

(i) Height-Minimum 5’-7”

(ii) Chest-Un-expanded – Minimum 33” Expanded - Minimum 34 ½
(Minimum expansion of one and half inch)

 For Female Constables

Height- Minimum 5’-2”

  (Note – Suitable relaxation in height and in chest may be granted by the Director General of Police, Haryana for recruitment of outstanding sportspersons after recording reasons in writing.)

Physical Efficiency Tests

Candidates found eligible on the basis of physical measurements shall undergo Physical Efficiency Test (PET) of total 20 marks. Candidates shall be tested for following capacities.

For Male Constable
For General, SC, BC, SBC and EBP (GC) Categories, dependents of ESM
EventTime taken/distanceMarks obtained
(A) Race of 100 metersLess than or equal to 13.5 seconds05
-do-Less than or equal to 14.5 seconds but more than 13.5 seconds03
-do-More than 14.5 seconds0
(B) Race of 800 metersLess than or equal to 2 minutes 30 seconds05
-do-2 minutes 50 seconds or less, but more than 2 minutes 30 seconds03
-do-More than 2 minutes 50 seconds0
(C) Long Jump15 feet or more than 15 feet05
-do-13 feet or more than 13 feet but less than 15 feet03
-do-Less than 13 feet0
(D) High Jump4 feet or more than 4 feet 05
-do-3 feet 6 inches or more but less than 4 feet03
-do-Less than 3 feet 6 inches0
  (Note:- The qualifying marks in the physical efficiency test shall be 15 and candidate securing a total of less than 15 marks in these tests shall be deemed to have failed the physical efficiency and will be eliminated from the further process of recruitment)
For Ex-serviceman Constables
EventTime taken/distanceMarks obtained
(A) Race of 100 metersLess than or equal to 15 seconds05
-do-Less than or equal to 18 seconds but more than 15 seconds03
-do-More than 18 seconds0
(B) Race of 800 metersLess than or equal to 3 minutes05
-do-4 minutes or less, but more than 3 minutes03
-do-More than 4 minutes0
(C) Long Jump12 feet or more than 12 feet05
-do-11 feet or more than 11 feet but less than 12 feet03
-do-Less than 11 feet0
(D) High Jump3 feet and 6 inches or more05
-do-3 feet or more than but less than 3 feet 6 inches03
-do-Less than 3 feet0
For Female Constable
For General, SC, BC, SBC and EBP (GC) Categories
EventTime taken/distanceMarks obtained
(A) Race of 200 metersLess than or equal to 35 seconds05
-do-Less than or equal to 40 seconds but more than 35 seconds03
-do-More than 40 seconds0
(B) Short Put (4 KG weight)6 Meters or more but less 6 meters05
-do-5 Meters or more but less 6 meters03
-do-Less than 5 meters0
(C) Long Jump11 feet and 3 inches or more than that05
-do-10 feet or more than 10 feet but less than 11 feet and 3 inches03
-do-Less than 10 feet0
(D) High Jump3 feet and 6 inches or more05
-do-3 feet 3” or more than that but less than 3 feet and 6 inches03
-do-Less than 3 feet 3”0
  (Note:- The qualifying marks in the physical efficiency test shall be 12 and candidate securing a total of less than 12 marks in these tests shall be deemed to have failed the physical efficiency and will be eliminated from further process of recruitment)
For Sportspersons

Candidates who are found eligible on the basis of above mentioned Physical Measurement and Physical Efficiency Test shall be put to a test of qualifying nature by the Haryana Police Recruitment Board to judge their sporting skills through the trial games/ competition.

Interview

The candidates for the post of Male Constable securing qualifying marks (15) and for the post of Female Constable securing qualifying marks (12) respectively in Physical Efficiency Test (PET) will be called for interview.

Benefit of Reservations

The latest reservation policy so far as it is applicable to the process of selection of candidates for filling up the reserved vacancies by direct recruitment to Group C & D posts in Police Department is summarised as under.

(1) Quantum of reservation

The Haryana Govt. have vide letter No. 22/10/2013-1 GSIII dated 28-02-2013 (Annexure A-I) have issued revised instructions regarding reservation in direct recruitment in class III & IV posts as under

Direct Recruitment in Class III & IV Posts
  Category Existing (vertical) before 28.02.13 Revised (vertical) w.e.f 28.02.13 Horizontal reservation (Revised)
  ESMSports PersonPH
(a)Scheduled Castes20%20% 2%1% 
(b)Backward Classes(A)16%16% 2%1%-
(c)Backward Classes(B)11%11% 3%-
(d)Special Backward Classes-10% ---
(e)Economically Backward Persons-10% ---
(f)Physical Handicapped (PH)3%- ---
(g)Total Reservation50%67% 7%2%-
 General castes Category50%33% 7%1%3%
 Total100%100% 14%3%3%
  Total 14+3+3=20%
(Govt. letter No. 22/10/2013-1GSIII dated 28.02.2013)

Notes;

(i) Reservation for Backward Classes is called vertical reservation and the reservation within reservation for Ex-servicemen or other category is called Horizontal reservation.
(ii) According to Note 2, below Sub Rule 24 of Punjab Police Rule 12.16, the Govt. instructions regarding reservation of posts for SC, ST, BC, ESM shall be followed by the Board while making recommendations for appointment.
(Haryana Govt.G.S.R.62/Const/Art309/98 dated 17-06-1998)
(iii) The Haryana Govt. have allowed recruitment of sports persons as constables in Police Department against 3% reservation meant for Physical Handicapped persons.
(Haryana Govt. No.8/147-2000-6HGI dated 04.01.2001 - and PPR12.16 (1) as amended vide No.GSR.32/Const/ Art.309/2004 dated 09.11.2004)
(iv) The Govt provided 10% reservation in jobs to Special Backward Classes. The criteria shall be the same as applicable to other Backward Classes.
(Haryana Govt. letter No. 59 SW (I)-2013 dated 23.01.2013)
(v) The reservation for Economically Backward Persons is vertical and not horizontal. The persons claiming benefit under other category shall not be entitled to reservation under this category.
(Haryana Govt. letter No. 60 SW (I)-2013 dated 23.01.2013)
(vi) Dependents of ESM
The dependent sons and daughters of ESM, who fulfil all the condition of qualification, age etc. prescribed for various posts should also be considered on merit for the posts reserved for ESM to the extent of non- availability of suitable ESM. This entitlement would be available to one dependent child only. After joining the service by the ESM under the State Government their dependents sons or daughters should not be considered for appointment to the posts reserved for ESM.
(Govt. No. 12/38/94-4GSIII dated 16-12-98)
(vii) Freedom fighter and their children/grand children
This reservation will be available only if quota reserved for Ex-servicemen or Backward Classes remains unfilled to that extent due to non- availability of suitable Ex-servicemen or their dependents or non-availability of suitable candidates from Backward Classes . Over all reservation either from the unfilled vacancies of Ex-servicemen or from the Backward Classes for Freedom Fighters/their children/grand children will remain limited to 2% only. This benefits will be available to all grand children i.e. sons and daughters of sons and Daughters (paternal as well as maternal) of the Freedom Fighters.
(Govt. No. 22/10/2013-1GSIII dated 28.02.2013)
Ex-Servicemen The Govt. have decided that it would be appropriate to count the selection and appointment of an Ex-serviceman who is also SC/BC, against the quota of the choice of appointing authority. He will, however, be entitled to the benefits given subsequently to both ESM and SC/BC personnel.
(Govt. No. 22/66/80-3GSIII dated 18.07.1984)
(viii) It has been decided by the Govt. that at the time of recruitment/ interview for the posts reserved for Ex-servicemen, the recruiting agency in the state should invite representatives from the Rajya Sainik Board Haryana, to assist them, as an expert, in the matter so that they can watch the interest of Ex-servicemen.
(Govt. No. 22/79/95-3GSIII dated 25.09.1998)
(ix) If any member of SC/BC is selected in the open competition for direct recruitment on the basis of his own merit he will not be counted against quote reserved for SCs/BCs and such candidate will be treated as open competition candidate provided he fulfil the conditions of eligibility regarding age etc. as are prescribed for general category candidates.
(Govt. No. 22/88/96-3GSIII dated 25.06.1997)

Relaxation in Eligibility Conditions

(a) Age

(i) For SCs and BCs

A relaxation of five years in upper age limit is to be given to the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Backward Classes.
(PPR 12.15 (I) as amended vide notification No. GSR.62/Const/Art.309/98 dated 17.06.98)

(ii) For SBCs

The criteria for providing benefit of reservation to Special Backward Classes shall be the same as applicable to other Backward Classes in the state and instruction issued by the Govt. from time to time.
(Haryana Govt. letter No. 59 SW (I)-2013 dated 23.01.2013)

(iii) For SBCs and EBPs

The State Government has decided that Special Backward Classes and Economically Backward Persons in General Castes Category may be given relaxation of 5 years in upper age limit for entry into jobs under Government/ Government Undertakings and Local Bodies. This decision shall come into force with immediate effect and shall have prospective effect only.
(No. 3/2/2013-4GSIII dated 05.02.2015)

(iv) For Ex-servicemen

(a) The upper age limit for ESM is 40 years plus continuous regular Military service added by three years.
(Haryana Govt. letter No. 3/3/99-1GSIII dated 22.09.1999)

(b) The dependent sons and daughters of ESM, who fulfil all the condition of qualification, age etc. Prescribed for various posts should also be considered on merit for the posts reserved for ESM to the extent of non- available of suitable ESM. This entitlement would be available to one dependent child only. It has also been decided that such ESM after joining the service under the State Government their dependents sons of daughters should not be considered for appointment to the posts reserved for ESM.

(c) Freedom fighter and their children/grand children
This reservation will available only if quota reserved for Ex-servicemen if Backward Classes remains unfilled to that extent due to non- availability of suitable Ex-servicemen or their dependents or non-availability of suitable candidates from Backward Classes . Over all reservation either from the unfilled vacancies of Ex-servicemen or from the Backward Classes for Freedom Fighters/their children/grand children will remain limited to 2% only. This benefits will be available to all grand children i.e. sons and daughters of sons and Daughters (paternal as well as maternal) of the Freedom Fighters.

(V) For sportspersons

(a) The upper age of sportspersons extendable by two years by the Director General of Police, Haryana in special cases.

(b) Physical Standard
(i) For candidates belonging to ESM, SC, ST, BC For the candidates belonging to ESM, SC, ST, BC categories a relaxation to the extent of one inch in height and one inch in Chest measurement shall be given.
(PPR 12.15 (2) as amendment vide notification No. GSR-32/Const/Art

(ii) For Sportspersons
Suitable relaxation in height and chest may be granted by the Director General of Police, Haryana to outstanding sportsperson after recording reason in writing.

(c) Educational Qualifications
The minimum educational qualifications for candidates for the posts of constables shall be 10+2 for all categories. Hence there is no relaxation in educational qualification for any category.
(PPR 12.15(3) as amended vide Hr Govt. No.GSR22/Const/Art.309/2007 dated 13.07.2007)

(3) Authority competent to issue Resident and Caste Certificates.
(i)(6.1) A caste certificate may be issued through any citizen services channel authorized for the purpose. Computer- generated Caste Certificate of any resident whose caste has been duly verified and noted in the Resident Database, in the format and as per the procedure prescribed for the purpose may be issued by any of the following authorized entities;
(a) The Head of Department or Head of Office in the case of a Government employee or his dependent;
(b) Tehsildar/ Naib Tehsildar of the concerned jurisdiction;
(c) Head of a Government Educational Institutions (a school, ITI, polytechnic or college) in the case of students of their institutions;
(d) Any eDisha Centre established and managed by the District eGovernmance Society (DeGS) throughout the state and duly authorised by the Electronics & Information Technology Department of the state for the purpose;
(e) A Common Service Centre (CSC)/ Haryana e-Seva Centre operating in the state under the valid authority of the Electronics & Information Technology Department of the state.
(6.2) Computer-generated Caste Certificates downloaded through Haryana Government Citizen Services Portals authorized for the purpose – whether digitally signed electronic files, or printed copies thereof are considered equally valid.
(No. 22/132/2013-1GSIII dated 21.03.2014)
(ii) Backward Class Certificate to a person who has migrated from another state be issued by the competent authority on production of a genuine certificate issued to his father by the prescribed authority of the State of his father’s origin except where a detailed inquiry to necessary through the State of origin.
(22/76/2012/ 1GSII dated 22.03.2012)
(iii) The Ex-servicemen, dependents of Ex-servicemen and Freedom Fighters/ dependents of Freedom Fighter are required to submit a certificate issued by the Zila Sainik Board of the respective District of which the candidate is bonafide resident.

(4) Fee Concession
(i) Women candidates irrespective of their category are charged only 50% of the prescribed fee for application to any post.
(42/43/2010-5GSI dated 17.12.2013)
(ii) Complete exemption of fee for SC / BC of Haryana Domicile

(5) Miscellaneous
(i) The benefit of reservation is to be given to the SC/BC/ESM/PHC who are domiciles of Haryana state and not to other state domiciles.
(22/67/81-3GS-III dated 15.07.1985)

HARYANA POLICE RECRUIMENT BOARD

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