A decision to this effect was taken in a meeting of the state cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here today, an official spokesman said.
The cabinet also approved new Haryana Police Service Rules, 2017 for the non-gazetted posts and other ranks.
These rules would govern the service conditions of all ranks, including general cadre of both men and women, in all districts and ranges and of Government Railway Police, Haryana Armed Police and Commando Police Force.
According to new rules, 100 per cent of the posts of inspectors would be filled through promotion from the rank of sub-inspector.
In case of sub-inspector, 50 per cent posts would be filled by promotion among assistant sub-inspector and 50 per cent by direct recruitment, out of which three per cent posts would be filled from among outstanding sports persons, he said.
In case of ASIs and head constables, 100 per cent posts would be filled by promotion from among the head constables and constables, respectively.
Total 100 per cent posts of constables would be filled by direct recruitment out of which three per cent posts would be filled from among outstanding sportspersons, he said.
As far as the age for direct recruitment of sub-inspector is concerned, the candidate should not be less than 21 years of age and not more than 27 years on the date to be specified by the commission or any other recruiting agency, he said.
In case of constable, the age should be between 18 and 25 years.
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