KARACHI - The National Testing Service (NTS) received over 146,000 applications for recruitment against 1280 vacancies of Commandos (1100), Lady Commandos (50), Driver Constable (130) in the Pakistan's first ISO certified Special Security Unit (SSU) Sindh Police.

A large number of candidates applied for recruitment in SSU clearly shows the high level confidence and immense trust the reposed by the public in SSU.

The SSU believes complete transparency and merit since its creations and all fresh recruitment are being made through NTS.

The NTS started recruitment process on January 25, 2018 and 7454 applicants appeared in physical test i.e running and measurement at Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur Centres. A total number of 1214 candidates declared pass while 6240 applicants failed in the physical test.

The physical fitness requirement for Police Commando is: Chest=33"x34.5"(with minimum 1.5" chest expansion difference), Height=5'x5", Running=1.6 km in 7 minutes; Lady Police Commando Height=5' feet, walking=800 meters in 14 minute and Driver Constable Chest=33"x34.5", Height=5'x5", Running=1.6 km in 7 minute. The age limit is 18-28 years.

The physical test of remaining candidates will continue till February 06, 2018.

It is mentioned here that previously (in July 2016) 63000 applications were received against the available 400 posts through NTS for recruitment in the SSU Sindh Police.