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Employment Opportunities For 12th Pass and Graduates in Delhi Police

Updated on August 24, 2014

Vast employment opportunities exist in the police departments of Delhi and other states in the India. Delhi police alone employs nearly fifty seven thousand police personnel in its one hundred thirty six police stations. Constables, Ministerial Cadre staff, Assistant Sub-Inspector (Stenographer) etc are recruited by a Recruitment Board appointed by the Commissioner of Police. Vacancies notified by the Delhi Police in newspapers and employment exchanges etc. are open to candidates from all parts of India.

Recruitment is based on the performance of candidates in physical examination, written test and interview. A competitive written examination is conducted to evaluate candidates for their intelligence and physical examination to test their physical fitness and attainment of prescribed parameters. Sub-Inspectors are recruited by the Staff Selection Commission whereas Assistant Commissioners of Police are selected through Civil Services by the Union Public Service Commission.

Physical requirements

Since policing work demands physically fit people, sound state of health without any defect or deformity is pre-requisite for selection as constable (Executive)/ Head Constable (Ministerial)/Assistant Sub-Inspector (Stenographer)/Sub-Inspector (executive or stenographer). Candidates should have a vision of 6/12 of both eyes without glasses and free from color blindness. No relaxation is permissible in physical standards for candidates aspiring for selection in police department.

The minimum chest of male candidates should be normally 81 cm and 86 cm with expansion. A relaxation of 5 centimeters is admissible for residents of Hill areas and candidates belonging to scheduled tribes. The minimum height of the candidates is prescribed to be 170 centimeters and relaxable by 5 centimeters for residents of hill areas.

Pay Scales & Allowances

Pre-revised pay packages and revised pay packages after implementation of 6th CPC are shown in the table below.Police personnel are entitled for various kinds of allowances admissible to different cadres.Constables, Head Constables & ASI(s) are entitled for Metropolitan Allowance of Rs 120/- PM subject to 25% increase after a 50% rise in DA. Sub-Inspector receives Rs 180/PM as Metropolitan Allowance. IPS officers get an initial grant of Rs 14000/- as uniform allo0wance and subsequent grant of Rs 3000/- after every three years. They also receive Kit Maintenance Allowance of Rs 300/- PM revisable by 25% increase with 50% incre3ase in DA. Washing allowance of Rs 60/- PM and ration money of Rs 67.54 per day is admissible to Constables, Head Constables, SI(s), ASI(s) and Inspectors.Constables and Head Constables receive Conveyance allowance of Rs 60/-PM whereas SI(s) and Inspectors receive an allowance of Rs 300/ PM as CA subject top 25% increase after 50% DA increase.

Delhi Police Officer's & Sub-Ordinate Staff Pay Scales
Delhi Police Officer's & Sub-Ordinate Staff Pay Scales

Age requirements

Candidates in the age group of 18-21 and 18 -25 are eligible to apply for the posts of Constable (Executive) and Head Constable (Ministerial), respectively. Age requirement for the post of Assistant Sub-Inspector (Stenographer) is 18-25 whereas candidates in the age group of 20-25 may apply for the post of Sub-Inspector(Executive).

Academic qualifications

Matriculate, higher secondary or 10+2 pass candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Constable/Head Constables. Minimum qualification to become Assistant Sub-Inspector or Sub-Inspector is graduate degree from a recognized university. Jobs of Head Constables (Ministerial) require typing work to be carried out. Hence, a speed of 30 words per minute in English typing and 25 words per minute in Hindi typing is needed to fulfill the eligibility condition. Similarly, a speed in shorthand & typing 80/40 words per minute in English and 80/30 words per minute in Hindi is essential for the post of Assistant Sub-Inspector (Stenographer). Candidates applying for the same post require a working knowledge of Accounts & Office procedure besides possessing knowledge of drafting and office procedure.

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Delhi police also recruits following civilian staff with different academic backgrounds to assist in works other than policing.

1. Legal Adviser/ Assistant Legal Adviser - PB-3 Rs.15600-39100+ Grade Pay Rs.6600/- / PB-2 Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs.4200/-

2. Financial Adviser - PB-3 Rs.15600-39100+ Grade Pay Rs. 5400

3. Education Advisor - PB-2 Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs.4200/-

Delhi Police also appoints staff to carry out miscellaneous nature of work like photography, library maintenance and upkeep, cleaning and stitching of official dresses etc. A list of such staff workers include washer-man, tailor, peon, cook, daftries, jamadar, sweeper, cycle mistry, gardners, khalasis, water carrier, bhistie, barber, radio mechanic, photographer, script writer etc. Majority of the workers are placed in Pay Band I with varying Grade Pays (1800-2800).

4.Senior Psychologist - PB-3 Rs.15600-39100+ Grade Pay Rs.6600/-

5. Chief Liaison Officer - PB-3 Rs.15600-39100+ Grade Pay Rs.6600/-

6. PRO - PB-2 Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs.4200/-

7. Internal Audirtor -PB-2 Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs. 4800

8. Exhibition Officer - PB-2 Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs.4200/-

9. Special Officer (Grade II) - PB-2 Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs.4200/-

10. Assistant Police Radio officer - PB-2 Rs.9300-34800+ Grade Pay Rs.5400/-


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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      It is always interesting to learn about the career opportunities in different cultures. Thanks for the background.