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Physical tests for police recruits from Dec. 10: IG

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December 8, 2009

For 4000 vacancies, 20,517 candidates are appearing for the tests to be held in 15 centres

MADURAI: Inspector General of Police (Uniformed Services Recruitment Board) T.K. Rajendran said that the Board had sent call letters to 20,517 candidates all over the State for grade II police (men and women) constable selection for whom the physical efficiency tests would begin from December 10 onwards.

Meeting held

Speaking to reporters after presiding over a coordination committee meeting held here on Monday, he said that for 4000 vacancies, 20,517 candidates are appearing for the tests to be held in 15 centres.

Eligible candidates

In the event of any eligible candidate who had not received the call letter may appear in person. Similarly, in case of any unavoidable circumstances, candidates who could not appear on the given date may appear on any one of the dates till December 13. The panel chairmen at the respective centres had been given the powers to accommodate such candidates on a case-to-case basis, he clarified.

Officers from south zone including DIGs of Police P. Balasubramanian (Madura Range) P. Kannappan (Tirunelveli) and Sandeep Mittal (Dindigul) and Superintendents of Police from southern districts including Madurai SP M. Manohar participated. In Madurai Range (Madurai and Virudhunagar districts) alone, call letters had been sent to 2,296 candidates.

Shri Sandeep Mittal, an IPS Officer of 1995 Batch, completed B. Sc. (Honours) Geology with University Gold Medal and M.Sc. Applied Geology with University Gold Medal, both from University of Delhi. He earned Degree of Master’s in Police Management from Osmania University, Diploma in Cyber Security and Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics from Gujarat Forensic Science University, Gandhinagar . He is a Postgraduate in Cyber Defence and Information Assurance from Cranfield University, UK. He conducted a number of experiments in people friendly policing to bridge the divide between police and public. He headed the Security of Asia Pacific’s largest prison i.e. Tihar Prisons, New Delhi. While serving in Narcotics Control Bureau under Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India as Zonal Director he was instrumental in liquidating a number of National and International drug syndicates and developed his skills in cyber crime investigation. He is a Chevening Cyber Security Fellow, UK; a Commonwealth Scholar in Internet Law & Policy a t University of Strathclyde, UK; an Associate of Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi and a Life Member of United Services Institution of India, New Delhi; Indian Society of Criminology, India and Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi. He is member, Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, a peer reviewed journal. He has published research papers in reputed peer reviewed Journals.

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