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The Assam Police department has invited applications from eligible candidates for filling up 320 existing vacancies in the rank of Sub-Inspector of Police (AB) for newly-created Assam Commando Battalions.

The pay scale for the post is Rs. 14000- 60500 (Pay Band No. 2) plus Rs. 8700 Grade pay plus other allowances as admissible under the rules.

In an advertisement, the State Level Police Recruitment Board, Assam said the applications must be submitted online through the SLPRB website (

The online application will be received with effect from December 22, 2021 and the last date of receiving the application will be January 21, 2022.

There will be no application fee, according to the advertisement.

I. Details of vacancies: 

A) Sub Inspector (AB) Male & Transgender – 314 posts

There will be reservation for OBC/MOBC – 27%, SC- 7%, ST (P)- 10% & ST(H) -5%.

There will be 10% reservation for persons belonging to EWS, who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs.

B) Sub Inspector (AB) Female – 6 posts

There will be reservation for OBC/MOBC – 27%, SC- 7%, ST (P)- 10% & ST(H) -5%.

C) There will be 5% reservation for sportspersons from the total vacancies mentioned above.

Sportspersons, who have represented India or the national team of Assam at the national Level in the disciplines recognized by the International Olympic Committee & Indian Olympic Association, shall be eligible for vacancies earmarked for sports person.  The post against this category will be filled up at the state level.

The recognized sports by IOC and IOA will be as follows:

Recognized Sports of Indian Olympic Association and Indian Olympic Committee –

1. Aquatics                                                       21. Lawn bowl
2. Archery                                                        22.Modern pentathlon
3. Athletics                                                       23. Netball
4. Badminton                                                   24. Rowing
5. Basketball                                                     25.Rugby
6. Billiards and Snooker                                    26. Sailing
7. Boxing                                                           27. Shooting
8. Cycling                                                          28. Squash
9. Equestrian                                                     29. Table Tennis
10. Fencing                                                       30. Taekwondo
11. Football                                                        31. Tennis
12. Golf                                                              32. Triathlon
13. Gymnastics                                                   33.Volleyball
14. Handball                                                       34. Weightlifting
15. Hockey                                                          35.Wrestling
16. Judu                                                              36. Wushu
17. Kabaddi                                                         37. Ice hockey
18. Karate                                                            38. Ice skating
19. Kayaking and Canoeing                                 39. Skiing
20. Khokho

Certificates to be verified whether the candidate was in the team or reserve.

Medal winners shall be given more weightage than the participants.

II. Eligibility Criteria:-

The candidate must satisfy the following criteria.

a) Nationality: Candidates must be Indian citizen, permanent resident of Assam.

b) Candidates must register his/her name with a local Employment Exchange of Assam.

c) Candidates must speak Assamese or any other State language fluently.

d) Age: Candidate should not be more than 24 years and less than 20 years of age as on January 1, 2021 (Candidate must be born on or before January 1, 2001 and on or after January 1-01-1997).

Relaxation: Upper age limit will be relaxed for –

(i) 5 years in respect of candidates belonging to SC, ST (P) and ST(H).

(ii) 3 years in respect of candidates belonging to OBC/ MOBC.

(iii) Additional 3 years in respect of National and International sports person who have represented India/ National Team of the state of Assam at the National or International level in the discipline recognized by
International Olympic Committee & Indian Olympic Association.

This will be over and above the relaxation age as per the government’s existing policy.

For the purpose of determining the age limit, the SLPRB will accept only the date of birth recorded in the Matriculation or equivalent examination certificate issued by a recognized education Board. No other documents relating to age such as horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporations, service records and the like will be accepted.

e) Educational qualification :

The candidate must be a graduate in Arts, Science, Commerce or equivalent stream from a recognized College/ Institution affiliated to a recognized University.

III. Physical standards:

(i) Height(Minimum) Male & Transgender Female

(a) General 167 cm 162 cm

(b) OBC/MOBC/SC 162 cm 157 cm

(c) ST(H)/ST(P)/Gorkha 160.02cm 152.40 cm

(ii) Chest (Only for men & transgender) normal expanded

a) Gen/OBC/MOBC/SC/ST(P)etc. 85 cm 90 cm

b) ST(H) 80 cm 85 cm

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IV. Medical Standards:

Candidates must not have knocked knee, flat foot or squint eyes, and colour blindness. Varicose vein shall be considered as disqualification.

They must be in good mental and bodily health. They must be free from any physical deformities and free from diseases such as diabetes, hernia, piles, respiratory diseases or any other ailment that is likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties.

The distant vision should be 6/6 for at least one eye and not poorer than 6/9 for the other without correction.

Near vision should be normal.

V. How to apply?

Applications must be submitted online through SLPRB website No other forms of application will be entertained.

Candidates must follow the following steps during submission of online application:

Register in the portal using valid mobile number.

The candidates have been advised to keep the mobile number unchanged until the recruitment process is over.

After successful registration candidates will get an Assam Police recruitment ID.

Candidates will have to apply for any posts advertised through SLPRB during the year 2021-2022 by logging in with this ID.

Candidates will register their profile in the application portal once for all. However, the candidature of those candidates will be cancelled who generate multiple recruitment ID.

Candidates will be required to upload scanned copies of the following documents:

a) Passport Size Photograph :-

Please pay attention to upload good quality photograph. Poor quality of photograph uploaded will lead to rejection of your application.

The admit card will be printed with the photograph you uploaded.

i) The photograph must be in colour and must be taken in a professional studio.

Photograph taken using a mobile phone and other self composed portraits are not acceptable.

ii) Photograph must be taken in a white or a very light background.

iii) The photograph must have been taken after January 1, 2021.

iv) Face should occupy about 50% of the area in the photograph, and with a full face view looking into the camera directly.

v) The main features of the face must not be covered by hair of the head, any cloth or any shadow. Forehead, both eyes, nose, cheek, lip and chin should be clearly visible.

vi) If you normally wear spectacles, glare on glasses is not acceptable in your photo. Glare can be avoided with a slight downward tilt of the glasses for the photoshoot.

c) Documents:

i. Certificate of proof of age. (Admit Card of H.S.L.C. / equivalent examination)

ii. Pass Certificate & Mark sheet of Graduation (BA / B. Sc / B.Com or equivalent examination).

iii. Employment Exchange registration card.

iv. Certificate of Sports person to avail 5% reservation of posts & age relaxation as mentioned in Para I (C) & II (d) (iii) above respectively.

v. Certificate of Caste from Competent Authority. No Caste Certificate issued bY others will be accepted.

vi. Permanent Residential Certificate.

vii. Transgender Certificate issued by Competent Authority, if any.

viii. EWS certificate, if any from Competent Authority.


Candidates whose applications are found correct in all respect will have to sit in written examination.

Candidates numbering only 5 times the number of posts in respect of each category will be called for PST (Physical Standard Test) and PET (Physical Efficiency Test) on merit basis.


The written test will be of 100 marks and will be completely OMR based.

There will be 100 questions and each question will be of 1 (one) mark. There will be negative marking of ½ mark for each wrong answer. The questions will be set in three parts.

(i) Logical reasoning, aptitude, comprehension (ii) Matters relating to History and Culture of Assam and India and (iii) General Knowledge. Candidates will use black or dark blue ball pen to answer the OMR based answer sheet.

Duration of the test will be of 3 (three) hours.

The question paper for Written Exam will be in the following languages – Assamese/ Bodo/ Bengali/English.

To know more details click here the link.

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