Age limit for recruitments to CID raised by two years

Age limit for recruitments to CID raised by two years

The State Cabinet on Thursday decided to enhance the upper age limit by two years for recruitment of police personnel in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) wing.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, Law Minister T B Jayachandra said Karnataka State Police Service (CID) Recruitment Rules, 2016 will be amended to enhance the upper age limit for general and OBC candidates from the present 26 to 28 years. For, SCs/STs candidates the age limit will be enhanced from 28 to 30 years.

The Cabinet also gave its approval for recruitment of 66 assistant directors in the Agriculture department, besides 373 agriculture officers and 169 assistant agriculture officers. Karnataka Examinations Authority will conduct the recruitment process.

Jayachandra said the Cabinet gave its approval to provide a support price of Rs 5,225 per quintal for green gram. Green gram is grown particularly in Bidar and Gadag districts, he said.

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