meghalaya police latest recruitment notification 2016

The Meghalaya Police is the law enforcement agency for the state of Meghalaya in India. It was earlier part of the Assam Police until 1972 when the separate State of Meghalaya was created.  The Meghalaya Police is headed by the Director General of Police.  The Total Sanctioned Strength of Meghalaya Police is 12,911 personnel, with an actual strength of 10,956. All serve in various positions .The headquarters of the Meghalaya Police is located on the Secretariat Hill, Shillong.  The Primary Objectives of Meghalaya Police is as follows : (1) To emerge as the trusted, dependable and resolute Law Enforcement Agency of the State. (2)  To maintain public order through Community Participation. (3)  To collect and communicate actionable intelligence affecting the public peace and tranquility. (4)  To prevent the commission of offenses and public nuisances. (5)  To detect and bring offenders to justice by adopting scientific methods and technology and to apprehend all persons whom he is legally authorized to apprehend with absolute respect to Human Rights.  (6) To Aid Individuals, who are in danger of physical harm to their person or property, and to provide necessary help and afford relief to people in distress situations.  (7)  To facilitate orderly movement of people and vehicles, and to control and regulate traffic on roads and highways.


The official site of Meghalaya Police is  Candidates can all the details of Meghalaya Police by visiting this site.


Law enforcement is a noble profession and a rewarding career choice for anyone looking to give back to his or her community. It is a job with serious responsibilities, but the reward is having a job that really counts. Police play a vital role in maintaining safety and welfare at all levels of government and across the country.  Policing is as much about helping people and maintaining community quality of life.  The salary package given by the Police Department is also attractive.  So, all the job aspirants who wants a prestigious job should opt for Meghalaya Police.


We have given a rank wise salary structure here :

Assistant Jailors :  14100 3 5 0- 165 5 0- E 8-460-20690-620 -27 570/ –

Commandos/Constables  :  8300-210-9770-EB-2 7 O-122OO 37 O-1627 O/-

Warders Male/Female  :  7700-190-9030 EB-2s0-11280-340-15020/-

Naik AB  :  7100-180-8360-EB-230-10430 310 13840/-

Electrician cum Plumber  :  8300-210-9770-EB-2 7 O-122OO 37 O-1627 O/-

Cook  :  6500- 160-7620-E8-2 LO-957O -29O – t27 OO / –

Driver  :   7700-190 9O30 EB-2s0-11280-340-15020/-

Barber(Male)  :  6500 160-7620-EB-2tO-9570-290-727 00/ –


The following shall be the eligibility criteria for recruitment to various posts:

1. Only Indian Citizens domiciled in Meghalaya are eligible to apply.

2. Candidates should be able to speak read and write at least one of the regional languages of the State.


For Asst Jailors & Commandos  :  Degree passed in any stream.

For Warders/Naik  :  Matric/SSLC Passed and above.

For Driver/Barbers/ /cooks/ Electrician cum Plumbers  :  Class 8 passed and above.


  1.  A candidate for Asst Jailors should not be less than 22 years and more than 27 years as on with usual relaxation of 5 years in case of candidates belonging to the SC/ST.
  2. A candidate for other categories should not be less than 18 years and more than 27 years with usual relaxation of 5 years in case of candidates belonging to the SC/ST.


Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in –

  1.  Physical test
  2.  Medical test
  3.  Written examination
  4.  Personal interview


Elementary Arithmetic.
General English.
Logical Reasoning/Mental Ability.
Assam History,Geography and polity
Economy of Assam.
General Awareness/General Knowledge.



Male (ST including Other tribes of Meghalaya) – 162 Cm
Male (Others) – 167 Cm

Female (ST including Other tribes of Meghalaya) – 157 Cm
Female (Others) -160 Cm


Candidates should bring the temporary admit cards to appear for the PMT. Candidates who do not meet the standards of minimum Height requirement as prescribed will be rejected and further test events of such rejected candidates will not be conducted.


Candidates should bring the following documents with them at the time of appearing for the tests:
1 . Original SC/ST Certificates for SC/ST candidates.
2. Original Birth Certificate of HSLC/SSLC Certificates, or their equivalent testifying the date of birth..
3. Original education Qualification Certificates/ Additional Qualifications Certificates.
4. Pen Clipboard. Short Pants, Canvas Shoes, etc.
5. Copy of treasury challan.


8oo metres for male minimum required 8 minutes and 500 metres under video coverage and for female candidates minimum 8 minutes under Video coverage.


Only those candidates who qualify in the Physical Efficiency Tests will be allowed to appear at the Written Examination which will be conducted at the time, venue and date to be notified by the Central Recruitment Board.


Medical Tests will be conducted only in respect of Candidates who have been selected for appointment. No fees will be paid by any candidate for medical examination.


The Central Recruitment Board will conduct specific trade tests of qualifying nature for those candidates who have qualified in the written tests for selection of drivers, mechanics.


The following categories of candidates shall be awarded 5 bonus marks which will be added to their total score: (i) Home Guards Volunteers (ii) Holders of a ‘B’ ‘C’ certificate of National Cadet Corps (iii) Children of Non-gazetted police personnel of Meghalaya Police. (iv) Sports persons who have represented the State at the national level. All claims for bonus marks should be indicated in the application form and supported with copies of documents in support of such claims. Original certificates from the competent authority shall be produced by the candidates claiming bonus marks, to verify the eligibility of candidates to these claims.


Police Establishment Board shall act as Recruitment Board.  To Conduct Physical Test/ Written Test and Interview, Officers will be appointed and these Officers will submit the results to Police Establishment Board in order of Merit for Final Approval.


After the approval of the Police Establishment Board, result will be tentatively declared.


After all the formalities appointment shall be issued by the appropriate appointing authority.


As Police training is compulsory for any Police Personnel newly appointed, all the appointed candidates should undergo basic training at Police Training School,  at the first convenient time.   Candidates who has been selected and cannot join the Training Centre within one month of the commencement of training for any reason shall be cancelled and shall forfeit the job.


Candidates fulfilling all the eligibility standards mentioned in the Notification can apply for the Meghalaya Police Recruitment’s before the last date whichever is  mentioned in the Notification.


Applications has to be submitted in the PRESCRIBED printed FORM.  Candidates who are Indian citizens and who are domiciled in the State of Meghalaya has to fill up the under mentioned categories of vacancies. Application forms will be available through offices of all District Superintendents of Police and Commandants of MLP Battalions and Principal, PTS Mawroh Shillong on payment of Rs. 50/- (Rupees Fifty Only).  The applications has to be reached before the last date whatsoever is mentioned in the notification. The application form should be submitted along with attested copies of the following:
i. 4 (four) recent passport size photographs.
ii. S.T./ S.C. Certificate – for S.T./ S.C. candidates as applicable.
iii. Age certificate as per HSLC/SSLC Certificates/Admit Cards or their equivalent certificate testifying the date of birth/age.
iv. Educational Qualification certificates.
v.  Additional qualification, if any.

NOTE :–  A candidate with a history of criminal activities, bad reputations in the Society and having reputation of addiction to drug or alcohol should not be appointed after written verification is received from the concerned Police Station.

If you have any further question related to the Meghalaya Police Recruitment, then you can leave your comments and queries on our comment box.  We  will try to solve your doubts.  Keep in touch with our web page for more updates.


  1. Anjelis Mawrie

    i am 35yrs old can i apply for the upcoming post in your department

  2. Anjelis Mawrie

    i am 35yrs old female, can i apply the post in your department

  3. Anjelis Mawrie

    I am 35 yrs old female can i apply for the post in your department as i have been a casual labour in sports department since 2001

  4. Andrias Shadap

    sir. can i join meghalaya police with such a height of 160cm …what should i have to do in order to joined meghalaya police. ….


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