Haryana Staff Selection Commission has invited online applications from candidates for direct recruitment of 6,400 posts of male constable (general duty), female constable (general duty) and sub-inspector (male) in Police Department.

For these posts, candidates can submit their applications online from 12 to 26 June through Commissions’ website www.hssc.gov.in. The last date for submission of fees for these posts is 28 June.

While giving this information, a spokesman of Haryana Staff Selection Commission said that out of the total advertised posts, 5,000 posts are of male constable (general duty).

Giving details on educational qualifications and physical criteria for the candidates, the spokesman said that the educational qualification of the candidate for these posts should be Class XII or its equivalent examination passed from the recognised education board or institution.

Candidate should have knowledge of Hindi or Sanskrit as a subject in matriculation or in higher education.

Similarly, for the post of sub-inspector (male), the candidate should have done graduation or have passed equivalent examination from a recognised University. The candidate should have knowledge of Hindi or Sanskrit as a subject in matriculation or higher education.

Regarding physical criteria, he said that the height of candidates for the post of Male Constable in general category should be 170 cms and according to the latest reservation policy of the government, the height of candidates of eligible reserved category should be 168 cms.

Similarly, the height of women candidates for the post of Female Constable in general category should be 158 cms and according to the latest reservation policy of the government, the height of women candidates of eligible reserved category should be 156 cms.

He said that in every category seven times the number of vacancies would be declared as qualified in the knowledge test, who would then be called for physical screening test.

The spokesman said that the male candidates would have to cover a distance of 2.5 kilometres in 12 minutes, female candidates would have to cover one km distance in six minutes and ex-servicemen one km distance in 5 minutes.

Those candidates who would fail to meet the standards of physical screening test would be excluded from the next selection process.