Amendment in JK Police Recruitment Rules

Amendment in JK Police Recruitment Rules

S.0 339 In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 43 of the Police Act, Samwat,1983, the Government hereby makes the following amendments in the  Jammu and Kashmir Police Rules,1960 which shall have effect notwithstanding anything inconsistent in the  Jammu and Kashmir Police Rules, 1960; namely:-

after rule 172-B, the following shall be inserted as rule 172-C; namely:- “172-CReservation of vacancies for SPOs and Volunteer Home Guards(VHGs).

Horizontal reservation to the extent of 15% of available vacancies for SPOs and 4% of available vacancies for Volunteer Home Guards (VliGs) at the level of Constable in direct recruitment shall be earmarked in favour of the said categories having minimum three years of engagement. The quota so reserved shall not be carried forward to the subsequent year, in case eligible candidates are not available.”

in sub-rule (1) of rule 182, the following proviso shall be added; namely:-“Provided that notwithstanding anything contained in clause (c) of sub-rule (1) of rule 176, the upper age limit for direct recruitment as Constable shall be 40 years in case of SPOs and Volunteer Home Guards having minimum 3 years of engagement”.


By order of the Government of  Jammu and Kashmir.

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