Odisha DGP Abhay approves selection of constables for ASI training

Cuttack: Odisha Director General Police (DGP) Abhay today approved the selection of constable, lance naik, havildar, C.I. havildar for undergoing ASI’s course of training.

This includes 849 unreserved category candidates and 243 ST candidates. Selection of SC candidates to undergo ASI training was already done earlier this year. Odisha Police conducted a written examination, clearing which with 40% marks, was a mandatory requirement for getting selected for undergoing ASI’s course of training.

The written examination for ST candidates was conducted after seven years and for unreserved category candidates after eighteen years. The selected candidates will undergo four months of ASI’s training, starting from February 15 next year.

On conclusion of training, they will have to clear ASI course exam after which they have to undergo 2 months practical training at a police station. After passing ASI’s course examination and completion of police station attachment, they will be posted as regular ASI and will be authorised to conduct investigation and enquiry.