UP to begin process to recruit 56,808 policemen on Nov 1
Uttar Pradesh

UP to begin process to recruit 56,808 policemen on Nov 1

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government will start on November 1 the process to recruit 56,808 people in the state police, officials said on Thursday.

The government will announce the results of the three-phase recruitment process in June 2019, Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar and Director General of Police O.P. Singh told reporters here.

The government aims to appoint 51,216 constables, 3,668 jail wardens and 1,924 firemen following a written test and physical examination. Interviews for the posts have been done away with, they said.

This is the second such recruitment drive since the BJP government led by Yogi Adityanath came to power in the state in 2017.

Besides providing reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes, the government has set aside 20 per cent of the seats for women candidates.

Authorities have decided to deploy the Special Task Force to prevent irregularities in the recruitment process.

–IANS

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