Sri Lanka Police Vacancy

Sri lanka Police Vacancies For OL Qualified Aplicant (Police Constable) 1

Sri lanka Police VacanciesThe police department is one of the respectable department in Sri Lanka which dedicate to maintain the peace in Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan police force has a total of manpower of more than about 85,000, all working for maintaining and enforcing law & order in the town, enhancing public safety and maintaining peace throughout the Sri Lanka. Following are the most notable Sri Lanka Police Vacancies in Sri Lanka which is most demand for those who got basic O/L qualifications.

The post of police constable is on of the reputed profession and for those who successfully completed G.C.E Ordinary level with necessary physical qualification can get enroll for this profession.

This post is a pensionable and permanent vacancy and those who successfully select into this post are also liable to contribute to the Widow and Orphans pension scheme.  The post of Police Constable is subject to three years of recruit period.  

Following are some important qualifications which need to get satisfied to get select into Police Constable vacancy of Sri Lanka Police.


Entrance Eligible Qualifications to enter into Sri Lanka Police Vacancies  


Basic qualifications:

The age limit for entering into Police Constable is between 18 and 30 years normally and should be unmarried.

Education Qualifications:

Applicant should get pass G.C.E Ordinary Level examinations at least six subjects including Mathematics and Medium Language which is not more than two attempts.

If an applicant passes G.C.E Ordinary Level examination at least five subjects including Mathematics and Medium Language which is not more than one attempt.  

Physical Eligible Qualifications:

The height of the applicant should be at least five feet and two inches minimum

Visual Requirement:  

The vision should not less than 6/12 inches in each eye and color vision should be normal. Applicants who wearing spectacles or contact lenses not consider eligible to get select this vacancy.


The method of selection:


All selected applicant should pass the basic exams which conduct under Sri Lanka Police Department.The written test include two question papers which are

  • Essay Paper
  • General knowledge and intelligence test paper

Those who get selected from this basic exam meet to pass a physical fitness test. Finally, an applicant who successfully pass this physical fitness test call for the final interview.

The applicant who is already in public service can also apply for this post. To apply he or she must forward their application through the head of the related institute which they currently work. They must also be accompanied by a certificate stating the officer can be released if selected.

Hierarchy Structure of Sri Lanka Police Department 

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How to Apply for  Sri Lanka Police Constable Vacancies 2017):

The police department of Sri Lanka publish the Sri Lanka Police Vacancies for this post on Sri Lanka government gazette and by referring and keep eye on Government gazette you can find out vacancies for this position.


In the 2017 year, the application for this post can find out in the latest government gazette which published on 2017-3-31. You can download this gazette on the following a link to get the necessary application and other important information of this post.

English gazette download

Sinhala gazette download

Tamil gazette download


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