Nearly 1200 Ladakhi women turned up for the physical test for the Border Police Force recruitment. Candidates from different regions of Ladakh with matriculate qualification appeared for the post of 135 quotas each for Leh and Kargil districts.
Nearly 100 candidates from Kargil cleared the physical test and 241 candidates from Leh appeared for the post.
The notification for the recruitment drive to create two women battalions — one for Jammu and one for Kashmir zone — was issued in 2019 but had been put on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Talking to media recruitment in-charge Danish Rana, ADGP said that recruitment is being done in very transparent manner (TRP- Transparent Recruitment Process) without any human intervention, following the Covid-19 safety protocols.