Relaxation in Haryana Police Recruitment Age: The Haryana government has announced to provide major relief to the candidates due to the delay in the police recruitment exam due to Covid-19. In fact, the state government has decided to grant age relaxation of three years to the candidates. After this decision of the government, the over-aged candidates have received a lot of relief. Following this decision by the government, candidates aged between 18 and 28 years for the post of Constable and between 21 and 30 years for the post of Sub Inspector (SI) can now take the exam. The age limit for police officers used to be 18 to 25 years. For the sub-inspector, however, it was 21 to 27 years. After this decision by the government, there is a mood of joy among the candidates.
This discount will only be available in 2024
Please note that the age is calculated on the first day of the month in which the Commission or another recruiting agency collects applications. To understand this in simple language, when the Commission publishes a vacancy notice for police officer posts in February 2024, the age will be calculated as of February 1, 2024. After the approval of the Haryana government, this relaxation will be applicable only for the vacancies to be filled in 2024.
Find out how Cabinet approval was received
According to media reports, a separate additional proposal to grant three-year relaxation has been sought from the Home Ministry for approval by the Cabinet. After the Interior Ministry received the green signal for the age relaxation proposal, the Cabinet approved it. As per the approval of the Cabinet, for the advertised posts of Direct Recruitment of Police Officers and Sub-Inspectors in the current calendar year (i.e. current calendar year 2024), relaxation of three years above the maximum age limit has been provided to all categories of candidates.
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Recruitment for Haryana Police Officer
Let us tell you that there are plans to recruit 5,000 posts for male police officers and 1,000 posts for female police officers in Haryana Police. The Group C training has been conducted, therefore only candidates who have passed the Group C training will be considered suitable for this recruitment. To date, only one Group C CET has been performed. Due to CET, changes will also be made in police recruitment rules. This was separately approved by the Cabinet and the revised rules were sent to LR before notification. These rules will be notified once they have been approved by LR.
Although the Commission has not yet taken any decision on the recruitment of sub-inspectors, the candidates demand that the training of Group C has been carried out. Therefore, recruitment of posts for sub-inspectors should also be done so that they too can get age relaxation. Can benefit from it. However, it now remains to be seen what steps the government will take to fill sub-inspector posts.