The physical endurance tests for recruitment of constables in the Prohibition and Excise Department for men and women would be held on December 1, Collector S. Suresh Kumar said on Monday. Reviewing the arrangements at his chambers, the Collector said the stretch of Inner Ring Road from Gorantla to Auto Nagar opposite Cine Square Theatre has been identified for the physical endurance test.

The maximum time within which the men has to complete the 4 k.m stretch is 20 minutes while for women, the duration is 13 minutes for 2 k.m. For 82 posts in the district, as many as 16, 427 candidates applied through on-line, he said. Candidates, who have qualified in these tests, would have to take part in further tests from January 20. Deputy Commissioner of Excise D. Kulayappa and Municipal Commissioner K. Sudhakar were present.