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Assam Police is the embodiment of law and order and is the agency that enforces law in the Indian state of Assam. Assam Police department is under the direct supervision of Department of Home Affairs, Government of Assam and DGP Shankar Barua, IPS Director General of Police, presently leads Assam Police Department.

  • The Police of Assam is categorized into Police Ranges and is lead by an or Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) or Inspector General of Police (IG) who has a command over a string of number of Police Districts.
  • They are further bifurcated into Police Districts which is equivalent to a revenue district and plays a pivotal role of Police Activity of state, these Police districts are lead by Superintendent of Police (SP) who is supported by one or more additional SPs and DSPs.
  • These Police Districts are further branched into Sub-Divisions of Police under the direct chain of command of Subdivision Police Officer (SDPO) or Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)
  • The Sub division of Police comprises of one or many Police Circles and comes under the control of an Inspector of Police, who is referred as Circle Inspector (CI)
  • These Police Circles undertake Police stations under them controlled by Sub-Inspector (SI) who plays an important part as according to the directive of Indian law are only those officers who are entitled to file a charge sheet in court.

Assam Police Financial Details

No of Employees – 51-100
Turnover in Crs – 0-10 Crs
Sector- Govt Sector

 Assam Police Have 21 Reserved Battalions Under APBN, APTF, IRBN And Commando Category

  • APBN has 14 Battalions under it in several parts of Assam.
  • APTF has 4 Battalions under in Barpeta, Goalpara, Darrang and Nagaon, District
  • IRBN has 2 Battalions Under in Karimganj and Morigaon District.
  • 1 Commando Battalion.


Police of Assam have seen a tremendous growth in the development of police administration after the colonial administration with numerous branches have been formed to meet the escalating demands of law and order and face an eccentric problem of large-scale infiltrating through porous borders disrupting the demographic structure of the state and serious concerns for the national security.

Some Of These Branches Are As Follows

  • Bureau of Investigation (Economic Offenses)
  • Special Branch
  • Criminal Investigation Dept.(C.I.D)
  • Assam Police Border Organization
  • Assam Police Radio Organization
  • Assam River Police Organization
  • State Fire Service Organization
  • All Women Police Station
  • Directorate of Forensic Science. Assam
  • Village Defense Organization.

Assam Police Address And Contact No.
Director General of Police, Assam
Uluvari, Guwahati-781007, Assam

Tel No.

  • 0361-2450555(O)
  • 2455126 (O)
  • 2601571 (R)
  • 2525397 (F)

E-mail :

Website :

Fax No: 361-2525397

Assam Police Designation Structure

Oganization Structure

Assam Police Recruitment

Assam police stands out as one of the best police forces in India and is a dream job for thousands of students to work in Police of Assam. Assam Police department announces its recruitment every year for various categories of jobs. 

Following Are Various Jobs For Which Recruitment Will Be Conducted Every Year:

  • Recruitment of Assistant Sub Inspector for Assam Police
  • Recruitment of Head Constable for Assam Police
  • Recruitment of Assistant Wireless Operator and Tele-printer Operator for Assam Police
  • Recruitment of Sub Inspector for Assam police
  • Recruitment for Sub Inspector(Executive)-Women for Assam Police
  • Recruitment of Women Constable for Assam Police
  • Recruitment of Male Sub Inspector for Assam Police
  • Recruitment of Male Constable for Assam Police
  • Recruitment of Assistant Sub Inspector for Assam police

The criteria for eligibility in Assam Police Department differ depending on the post for which the person is applying.

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