Policerecruitment2024.mahait.org – 17471 Maharashtra Police Constable Vacancies

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The Maharashtra State Police has released a recruitment notice announcing a total of 17,471 vacancies for various positions including 9,595 Police Constable, 1,686 Police Constable Drivers, 1,800 Jail Constables, 4,349 Armed Police Constables, and 41 Police Constable Bandsman posts within the Maharashtra State Prison Department. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for the Maharashtra Prison Department Jail Constable 2024 positions through the official website policerecruitment2024.mahait.org from March 5, 2024, to March 31, 2024.

Here’s a breakdown of the vacancies:

– Police Constable (Mumbai): 2,572
– Police Constable (Thane City): 666
– Jail Constable (South Division, Mumbai): 717
– and so forth for various locations.

The pay scale for these positions is set at Rs. 5,200 – 20,200 with a grade pay of Rs. 2,020, as per the 7th Pay Commission (Note: This information is not official).

Eligibility criteria require candidates to have passed Matriculation (SSC) / 12th Class (HSC) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized board or institute.

Candidates applying for the Jail Constable position will undergo a physical test worth 50 marks followed by a written test on the same day. The recruitment process begins with a physical test, where candidates scoring a minimum of 50% marks will be shortlisted in a 1:10 ratio from the advertised vacancies for their respective category. A written test of 100 marks follows, where candidates must score at least 40% marks to qualify. Those scoring less than 40% will be disqualified.

The written examination will be held simultaneously across all police units, and candidates should take this into account when filling out the application form.

A merit list will be prepared based on the results of the physical and written tests. Candidates included in the provisional selection list will have their original documents verified. Selection will be provisional, and a final merit list will be prepared according to government rules after combining the marks from the physical and written tests.

To apply for the Maharashtra Police Constable Recruitment 2024, eligible candidates must submit their applications online through the policerecruitment2024.mahait.org website by March 31, 2024. Applicants should provide basic, personal, and educational details and upload necessary documents/certificates. The deadline for application submission is March 31, 2024, at 24:00 Hours.

Name of the Post

Police Constable, Jail Constable, Armed Police Constable, Police Constable Bandsman, Constable Driver

Total Vacancies



Matric, 12th Pass

Selection Process

Written Exam, Physical Test

Last Date to Apply

05/03/2024 to 31/03/2024


Maharashtra Police