Over 13,700 jobs for AP Youth in CPOs

Hyderabad, Nov 30 (INN): The Central Police Organisations (CPOs) have earmarked as many as 13,709 constable posts for the youth from Andhra Pradesh.

Talking to media persons here on Wednesday, Staff Selection Commission chairman NK Raghupathy said that the commission was undertaking combined recruitment of about 48,802 constables the in Central Police Organisations(CPOs) during 2012.

About 79,000 jobs, including last years’ unfilled vacancies, would be offered in the six Central Armed Police Forces in the country during this year, he said.

According to Raghupathy, of 13,709 posts earmarked for the State youth, 8,564 would be backlog and 5145 would be fresh vacancies. As part of Central Government’s policy to give reservations for youth from border districts and naxal affected areas, this year about 2,377 vacancies have been reserved for youth from naxal affected districts in Andhra Pradesh like Warangal, Karimnagar, Adilabad, Khammam, Medak, Nalgonda, Guntur, Nizamabad, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, Srikakulam, Mahabubnagar, Prakasam, Anantapur, Kurnool and Vijayanagaram.

Lamenting the lack of percolation of information in the rural naxal affected areas, he appealed to the media for giving wide publicity which would result in more applications from naxal affected areas.

The posts are in pay band of Rs 5200-20,200 with Grade pay of Rs 2,000. Allocation of candidates to the CPOs in each state will be made on the basis of merit-cum-option. Matriculation or 10th class pass is the minimum Essential Qualification (EQ) as on January 4, 2012 and the age limit is 18-23 years as on August 1st, 2012.

The selection process will consist of three stages-Physical Standard Test (PST)/Physical Entrance Test (PET); Written Examination for candidates shortlisted from PST/PET, and Detailed Medical Examination for candidates qualifying in written examination.

The fee payable with the application is Rs.50. Male candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/ExS categories and all female candidates are exempted from fee.

The date of advertisement will be issued on December 3, 2011 and the last date for filled in applications is January 4, 2012. The candidates can submit the applications online (www.ssconline.nic.in)

and http://sscregistrationisifytest.com and offline in the prescribed format available on SSC’s website (http://ssc.nic.in). (INN)