Central Police Forces Examination Selection Procedure
Selection Procedure/Scheme and Syllabus of the UPSC CPF Assistant Commandants Exam.
(A) Selection Procedure/Scheme: -
The Selection Procedure/Scheme of the Exam. will be as follows:
(i)Written Examination: The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will comprise two papers each of two hours duration.
Paper I : General Ability and Intelligence - 250 Marks
The questions in this paper will be of Objective (Multiple Answers)Type in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.
Paper II : Essay, Precise Writing and Comprehension - 150 Marks
In this paper candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precise Writing and Comprehension Components will be English only.
Note-I: Candidates should ensure that in Paper II they write the answers only in the medium allowed by the Commission for the different Components as mentioned above. No credit will be given for answers written in a medium other than the one allowed in the Paper.
Candidates will be required to indicate the medium of Essay Component in the Attendance Lists and on the Answer Book.
No credit will be given for the Essay Component if the candidate indicates medium on the Attendance List and on the Answer Book other than the one in which he/she has written the Essay.
Note-II: There will be minimum qualifying marks separately in each Paper as maybe fixed by the Commission in their discretion. Paper-I will be evaluated first and evaluation of Paper-II will be done only of those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I.
(ii)Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests: Candidates who are declared qualified in the written examination will be summoned for Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests. Those candidates who meet the prescribed Physical Standards, specified in Appendix-VI, will be put through the Physical Efficiency Tests as indicated below : Physical Efficiency Tests (PETs) Males Females (a) 100 Meters race in 16 seconds In 18 Seconds (b) 800 Meters race In 3 minutes In 4 minutes (c) Long Jump 3.5 Meters (3 chances) 3.0 Meters (3 chances) (d) High Jump 1.05 Meters (3 chances) 0.90 Meters (3 chances) (e) Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.) 4.5 Meters -
Pregnancy at the time of PET will be a disqualification and pregnant female candidate will be rejected.
Medical Standards Tests, to check the standards specified in appendix-VI, will be conducted only in respect of candidates who are declared qualified in the Physical Efficiency Tests.
The Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests will be conducted under the supervision of a Nodal Authority to be nominated by the Ministry of Home Affairs. These tests will be conducted at various centers to be notified after the results of the written examination.
Appeals will be entertained only against the Medical Standards Tests and will have tobe made to the Appellate Authority designated by the Ministry of Home Affairs within a period of 15 days from the date of declaration of the results of these tests.
(iv) (iii)Interview/Personality Test : Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests, will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission.
Candidates who are declared temporarily medically unfit and those who are declared medically unfit but allowed to appear before the "Review Medical Board” on their appeal by the Appellate Authority will be called for Interview/Personality Tests provisionally. The Interview/Personality Test will carry 200 Marks.
Candidates who are short-listed for Interview/Personality Test, including those short-listed for Interview/Personality Test provisionally will be issued a Detailed Application Form (DAF) in which among other things, they will be required to indicate their preference of services. As female candidates are eligible for appointment to CRPF and CISF only, they will be required to indicate their preference for CRPF and CISF only.
(v) (iv) Final Selection / Merit : The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test. Central Police Forces Examination 2008 Eligibility
(I)Nationality: No person who is not a citizen of India shall, except with the consent of the Central Government signified in writing be appointed or employed under these Rules.
Provided that nothing contained in these rules shall debar the appointment, enrolment or employment of a subject of Nepal or Bhutan under these rules.
(II) Sex : Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants in CRPF and CISF. However, for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants in BSF, ITBP and SSB, only Male candidates are eligible.
"Explanation - A female, candidate, even if her name is there in the list of successful candidates as declared by UPSC, may not be appointed if she does not get allocated to CRPF or CISF on the basis of merit and choice indicated by successful candidates."
(III) Age Limits: 1. A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years. 2. The upper age limit prescribed above will be relax able. 3. up to a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe. 4. up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates. 5. up to a maximum of five years for Civilian Central Government Servants in accordance with the existing instructions of the Central Government. Ex-servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation. However the total relaxation claimed on account of Government Service will be limited to 5 years.
On or before 9th June, 2008. For candidates from Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nic