Career in Central Armed Police Forces as an Officer

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Written by: Sushil Kumar Yumnam

Career in Central Armed Police Forces as an Officer

UPSC conducts Assistants Commandants Examinations viz: BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB for male as well as female candidates.

Qualification:

A candidate must possessed a Bachelor’s degree of a Recognised University.

 

Age Limits:

A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not be more than 25 years.

*The upper age limit mentioned will be relaxable for the following:

i) upto a maximum of 5 years for SC/ST.

ii) upto a maximum of 3 years for OBC

iii) upto a maximum of 5 years for Civilian Central Government Servants.

 

Scheme for the Examinations:

Paper – I: General Ability and Intelligence – 250 marks

Paper – II: General Studies, Essay and Composition – 200 marks

 

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

a) 100 metre race

Male: 16 sec

Female: 18 sec

b) 800 metre race

Male: 3 min 45 sec

Female: 4 min 45 sec

c) Long Jump

Male: 3.5 metre (3 chances given)

Female: 3.0 metre (3 chances given)

d) Shot Put (7.26 kgs)

Male: 4.5 metre