Goa Police Recruitment Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility Criteria 2021

Goa Police Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

The Goa Police department had announced vacancies for a number of posts for direct recruitment in Sub Inspector, Constable, Searcher, Asst Sub Inspector, Photographer, Laboratory Technician, Stenographer and Lower Division Clerk. To take good advantage of this opportunity, you should first ensure the Goa Police SI and other posts eligibility criteria 2021.

Note:

  • Apart from all the essential qualifications, you need to possess 15 years of valid residence certificate issued by the Competent Authority of Goa.
  • Only male candidates will be eligible to apply for the post of Police Constable (Bandman).

Know about the complete eligibility criteria as given below and start your preparation thereafter.

Educational Qualification

If you wish to apply for any of the posts among Sub Inspector, Constable, Searcher, Asst Sub Inspector, Photographer, Laboratory Technician, Stenographer and Lower Division Clerk under the Goa Police recruitment, you should possess certain educational qualifications failing which you will be disqualified from the selection process.

  • The basic qualification required for all the posts is an - Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
  • For most of the posts, knowledge of the Marathi language is desirable.
  • For a few posts, knowledge of Konkani is essential.

The other educational qualifications required for all the posts are as follows.

Name of the PostEducational Criteria
Police Sub Inspector Essential (Male and Female Candidate)
  • Degree of a recognized University or equivalent
OR
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (10 + 2).
  • Diploma in Security and Investigation Technology (3 years course)
For Ex-Servicemen between 30-40 years
  • Degree of a recognized University or equivalent.

Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Marathi.
Police Constable Essential (Male and Female Candidate)
  • Secondary School Certificate Examination or Equivalent Qualification

For Ex-Servicemen above 40 years - Essential (Male & Female)
  • Should pass Written Examination conducted by the Department.
  • Knowledge of Konkani.

Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Marathi.
Searcher Essential:
  • Degree of a recognized University or Equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Kokani.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Marathi.
Assistant Sub Inspector (Wireless Operator) Essential:
  • SSC or Equivalent.
  • Diploma in Electronics of a recognized Institution.
  • Knowledge of Konkani.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Marathi.
Photographer Essential:
  • SSC or Equivalent.
  • Diploma in Photography from a recognized Institute of University or equivalent.
OR
  • Certificate Course in Composite Course in Reproduction Photography, Plate Making and Offset Printing of recognized Board or institute.
  • 3 Years’ experience as a Photographer in an Agency of concern of repute with knowledge of printing. Developing, enlarging, colouring of photos and other processing work.
  • Knowledge of konkani.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Marathi.
Laboratory Technician Essential:
  • Bachelors Degree in Science with at least second class from recognized university.
  • Knowledge of Konkani.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Marathi.
  • Practical experience in any Scientific Laboratory.
Police Constable (Bandman) Essential:
  • Passed the Secondary School Certificate Examination from a recognized Board / Institution
OR
  • successfully completed the course conducted by a recognized Industrial Training or equivalent, in the relevant trade.
  • Experience in reading and writing and singing musical notes (Course Certificate will be preferred)
  • Should know to play two vocal instruments or one vocal instrument and one hand instrument played in the Police Band.
  • Knowledge of Konkani.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Marathi.
Police Constable (Mast Luskar) Essential:
  • S.S.C.E or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Konkani.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Marathi.
Police Constable (Wireless Messenger)
Stenographer Essential:
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate or All India Council for Technical Educations approved Diploma awarded by a recognized State Board of Technical Education or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
  • Should be Computer Literate.
  • Speed of 100 words per minute in Short hand and 35 words per minute in Typewriting.
  • Knowledge of konkani.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Marathi.
Lower Division Clerk Essential:
  • Processing Higher Secondary School Certificate or All India Council for Technical Educations approved Diploma awarded by a recognized State Board of Technical Education or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
  • Knowledge of Computer application/operations with typing speed of 30 words per minute in English.
  • Knowledge of konkani.
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of Marathi.

 

Physical Requirements

Except the essential qualifications specified for all the posts, there are certain physical standards that need to be followed with respect to the posts of Police Sub-Inspector and Police Constable. The required physical measurements for both male and female candidates will be different and are specified in the table below.

PostMeasurement TestHeight / WeightChest
1- Sub-Inspector Essential (Male Candidate)
  • Minimum height of 168 cms.
  • Minimum height of 167 cms for Departmental candidates
  • Unexpanded – 80 cms
  • Expanded – 85 cms
Essential (Female Candidate)
  • Minimum height of 157 cms
  • Weight not less than 42 kgs
-
Essential (Male Candidate)
(For Ex-Servicemen between 30 to 40 years)
  • Minimum height of 167 cms
  • Unexpanded – 80 cms
  • Expanded – 85 cms
Essential (Female Candidate)
(For Ex-Servicemen between 30 to 40 years)
  • Minimum height of 157 cms
  • Wight not less than 42 kgs
-
Essential (Male candidates)
(For Ex-Servicemen above 40 years)
  • Minimum height of 167 cms
  • Unexpanded – 80 cms
  • Expanded – 85 cms
Essential (Female candidates)
(For Ex-Servicemen above 40 years)
  • Minimum height of 157 cms
  • Weight not less than 42 kgs
-
2- Police Constable Essential (Male Candidates)
  • Minimum height of 168 cms
  • Unexpanded – 80 cms
  • Expanded – 85 cms
Essential (Female Candidates)
  • Minimum height of 157 cms
  • Weight not less than 42 kgs
-
Essential (Male Candidate)
(For Ex-Servicemen between 30 to 40 years)
  • Minimum height of 167 cms
  • Unexpanded – 80 cms
  • Expanded – 85 cms
Essential (Female Candidate)
(For Ex-Servicemen between 30 to 40 years)
  • Minimum height of 157 cms
  • Wight not less than 42 kgs
-
Essential (Male candidates)
(For Ex-Servicemen above 40 years)
  • Minimum height of 167 cms
  • Unexpanded – 80 cms
  • Expanded – 85 cms
Essential (Female candidates)
(For Ex-Servicemen above 40 years)
  • Minimum height of 157 cms
  • Weight not less than 42 kgs
-

Physical Efficiency Test

Further, the PET requirements for different posts are mentioned below.

PostPhysical Efficiency Test
1- Police Sub-Inspector Essential (Male Candidate)
  • 100 metres Run in 15 Seconds
  • Long Jump - 3.80 metres (3 Chances)
  • High Jump – 1.20 metres (3 chances)
  • 800 metres Run in 2 minutes 50 seconds
Essential (Female candidate)
  • 100 metres Run in 19 seconds
  • Long Jump – 3.1 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 0.9 metres (3 chances)
  • 400 metres Run un 1 minute 50 seconds
Essential (Male Candidate)
(For Ex-Servicemen between 30 to 40 years)
  • 100 metres Run in 16 seconds.
  • Long Jump – 3.50 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 1.10 metres (3 chances)
  • 800 metres Run in 3.00 minutes
Essential (Female candidate)
(For Ex-Servicemen between 30 to 40 years)
  • 100 metres Run in 19.5 seconds
  • Long Jump – 3 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 0.9 metres (3 chances)
  • 400 metres Run in 1 minutes 55 seconds
Essential (Male Candidate)
(For Ex-Servicemen above 40 years)
  • 100 metres Run in 18 seconds
  • Long Jump – 3.25 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 1.00 metres (3 chances)
  • 800 metres Run in 3.15 minutes
Essential (Female Candidate)
(For Ex-Servicemen above 40 years)
  • 100 Metres run in 20 seconds
  • Long Jump – 2.9 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 0.8 metres (3 chances)
  • 400 metres run in 2 minutes
2- Police Constable Essential (Male candidate)
  • 100 metres run in 14 seconds
  • Long jump – 4.2 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 1.3 metres (3 chances)
  • 800 metres Run in 2 minutes 50 seconds
Essential (Female candidate)
  • 100 metres run in 18.5 seconds
  • Long jump – 3.1 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 0.9 metres (3 chances)
  • 400 metres Run in 1 minutes 40 seconds
Essential (Male candidate)
(For Ex-Servicemen between 30 to 40 years)
  • 100 metres run in 15 seconds
  • Long jump – 4.00 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 1.20 metres (3 chances)
  • 800 metres Run in 3 minutes
Essential (Female candidate)
(For Ex-Servicemen between 30 to 40 years)
  • 100 metres run in 19 seconds
  • Long jump – 3.10 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 0.9 metres (3 chances)
  • 400 metres Run in 1 minute 50 seconds
Essential (Male candidates)
(For Ex-Servicemen above 40 years)
  • 100 metres run in 17 seconds
  • Long jump – 3.5 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 1.10 metres (3 chances)
  • 800 metres Run in 3 minute 15 seconds
Essential (Female candidates)
(For Ex-Servicemen above 40 years)
  • 100 metres run in 19.5 seconds
  • Long jump – 3.00 metres (3 chances)
  • High Jump – 0.9 metres (3 chances)
  • 400 metres Run in 2 minutes

Age Criteria

Apart from the educational qualification, if you are applying for various posts in Goa Police recruitment you need to fall under a certain specified age bracket to be eligible for the recruitment. Each of the posts of Sub Inspector, Constable, Searcher, Asst Sub Inspector, Photographer, Laboratory Technician, Stenographer and Lower Division Clerk have different criteria with respect to age which can be inferred from the table below.

Name of the PostAge Criteria
Police Sub Inspector 20 to 28 years as on the closing date for receipt of Application forms i.e. 30.04.2021.
(Born between 01.05.1993 and 30.04.2001 both dates inclusive)
(Relaxation for Departmental and Ex-Military personnel in accordance with the order or instructions issues by Goa Government from time-to-time)
Police Constable 18-28 years as on the closing date for receipt of Application forms i.e. 30.04.2021.
(Born between 01.05.1993 and 30.04.2003 both dates inclusive)
Police Constable (Mast Luskar) 18-22 years as on the closing date for receipt of Application forms i.e. 30.04.2021.
(Born between 01.05.1999 and 30.04.2003 both dates inclusive)
Searcher / Assistant Sub Inspector (Wireless Operator)/ Police Constable (Bandman)/ / Police Constable (Wireless Messenger) Not Exceeding 45 years as on the closing date for receipt of Application Forms i.e. 30.04.2021.
(Born between 01.05.1976 and 30.04.2003 both dates inclusive)
(Relaxable for Government servants in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Government)
Photographer/Laboratory Technician/ Stenographer/Lower Division Clerk Not Exceeding 45 years as on the closing date for receipt of Application Forms i.e. 30.04.2021.
(Born between 01.05.1976 and 30.04.2003 both dates inclusive)
(Relaxable for Government servants up to 5 years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Government)

Age Relaxation

Besides the age criteria that is applicable to most of the categories, the Government of Goa also has a provision of age relaxation applicable to certain categories. The relaxation will be provided to the upper age limit of candidates under certain conditions. The relaxation may vary depending on your category. Read the complete details from the table provided below.

CategoryAge Relaxation (as on 30.04.2021)
SC/ST/Children of Freedom Fighter/Sportsperson 5 years
OBC 3 years
SC/ST Sportsperson 10 years
OBC Sportsperson 8 years
Person with Disability 10 years
SC/ST Person with Disability 15 years
OBC Person with Disability 13 years
Ex-Serviceman Allowed to deduct the period of service in Army, Navy, Air Force, CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP, and SSB from his actual age as on 30.04.2021.

Eligibility for Sportspersons

The Goa Police Department has also included certain eligibility conditions for ‘Sportspersons’ who are involved in certain sports. The ‘sportspersons’ who are eligible for Goa Police recruitment are-

  • Have represented a State or the Country in National or International competition in any of the Games/Sports listed below.
  • Have represented their University in the Inter-University Tournaments conducted by the Inter-University Sports Board in any of these Games.
  • Have represented the State School Teams in the National Sports/Games for School conducted by the All India School Games Federation in any of these Games/Sports.
  • Have been awarded National Awards in Physical Efficiency under National Physical Efficiency Drive.

TypeList of Games/Sports
Games/Sports Archery, Athletics(including Track and Field events) Atya-Patya, Badminton, Ball-Badminton, Basketball, Billiards and Snooker, Boxing, Bridge, Carrom, Chess, Cricket, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Football, Golf, Gymnastics (including Body-Building), Handball, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Karate-DO, Kayaking and Canoeing, Polo, Kho-Kho, Powerlifting, Rifle Shooting, Roller Skating, Rowing, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennikoit, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight-lifting, Wrestling, Yatching, Ice-skiing, Ice-Hockey and Ice-skating.

Eligibility for Person with Disability

  • The person who will be suffering from at least 40% disability or above will be eligible to take benefit of disability norms in Goa Police recruitment.

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