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Puducherry Police Recruitment – 500 Home Guard Posts – Apply Now


The Puducherry Police Department is recruiting 500 Home Guard Posts, Male/Female. Home Guards are a voluntary force that assists the police in maintaining law and order. They are also deployed for disaster relief and other emergency duties.

The Puducherry Police is the law enforcement agency for the Union Territory of Puducherry in India. It is headed by the Director General of Police (DGP), who is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. The Puducherry Police is responsible for maintaining law and order, preventing crime, and investigating criminal cases.

Post Detail

  • Post Name: Home Guard
  • Number of Posts: 500
  • Gender: Male/Female
Latest Puducherry Police Home Guard Notification 2023
Organization NamePolice Department, Puducherry
Post NameHome Guard (Male, Female)
No. of Posts500
Advt NoNO.238/ Estt.I(B)/ Rectt/ HG/ 2023
Application Starting Date30th October 2023
Application Ending Date29th November 2023
CategoryGovernment Jobs
Selection ProcessPST, PET, Written Test, Medical Examination
Job LocationPuducherry
Official (or)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age: 18-50 years
  • Education: Passed Class 10 or equivalent
  • Domicile: Resident of Puducherry Union Territory
  • Physical Standards:
    • Male: Height – 165 cms, Chest – 81-86 cms (with minimum expansion of 5 cms), Weight – 45 kgs
    • Female: Height – 157 cms, Chest – 76-81 cms (with minimum expansion of 5 cms), Weight – 40 kgs

Education Qualification

  • Passed Class 10 or equivalent


Home Guards are paid a monthly honorarium of Rs. 10,000. They are also eligible for other allowances, such as uniform allowance, risk allowance, and travel allowance.

Application Fees

  • General/OBC: Rs. 300
  • SC/ST/PwD: Rs. 150

Age Limit

  • 18-50 years

Selection Process

The selection process for Home Guards will consist of the following stages:

  1. Physical Standard Test (PST): The PST will include tests of height, weight, chest circumference, and running speed.
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET): The PET will include tests of endurance, strength, and agility.
  3. Written Examination: The written examination will be objective in nature and will cover topics such as general knowledge, current affairs, and aptitude.

Important Dates

  • Online Application Start Date: 2023-10-30
  • Online Application End Date: 2023-11-29
  • PST/PET Date: 2023-12-10
  • Written Examination Date: 2023-12-17

Important Links

How To Apply

  1. Visit the Puducherry Police Recruitment Website:
  2. Click on the “Apply Now” button for the Home Guard recruitment notification.
  3. Create a new account or login to your existing account.
  4. Fill in the online application form.
  5. Upload your scanned documents, such as educational certificates, domicile certificate, and caste certificate (if applicable).
  6. Pay the application fee.
  7. Submit your online application form.


This is a great opportunity to join the Puducherry Police Department as a Home Guard. Home Guards play an important role in maintaining law and order in the Union Territory of Puducherry. If you are interested in joining the force, please visit the Puducherry Police Recruitment Website and apply online before the deadline.

Additional Information

  • Home Guards are deployed for a variety of duties, including:
    • Patrolling public areas
    • Traffic management
    • Crowd control
    • Disaster relief
    • Search and rescue operations
  • Home Guards are also trained in basic first aid and firefighting.
  • Home Guards are expected to perform their duties with the same dedication and professionalism as regular police personnel.

If you are interested in joining the Home Guard, please visit the Puducherry Police Recruitment Website for more information.

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