Jammu and Kashmir: 1.18 lakh applications received for the constable posts in state
As many as 1,18,000 youths have applied for 5,362 vacant posts of constables in Jammu and Kashmir. To keep the selection process transparent, the police outsourced the recruitment process to a private company. Deputy Inspector-General, Central Kashmir, Ghulam Hassan Bhat said,“We have received around 1,18,000 applications from across the state for the posts of 5,362 constables.” “Similarly, 70,000 candidates have applied for the posts of 680 sub-inspectors. There are female candidates as well, but their number is much less,” The Local Daily quoted him as saying.