SSC CAPF Constable Recruitment 2013 Notification has come out this Saturday (15.12.2012) in major national dailies including Employment News for recruitment of 49080 Constables (GD) in the General Duty (GD) branch of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) - BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB and also Assam Rifles.
Last date to apply for this recruitment is 11th January, 2013. The SSC CAPF Constable Exam 2013 would be conducted on 12th May, 2013.
What are the eligibility for this CAPF recruitment and how to apply for the same? This is the subject matter of this blog article, which draws the data from above notification. In a subsequent blog post titled: SSC CAPF Constable Exam Pattern, Papers & Books I would tell you how to prepare for the same.
Before we begin, let us know what is CAPF.
Central Armed Police Force (CAPF):
The Central Armed Police Forces (also called as "paramilitary forces") are the following eight police forces of the central government of India:
BSF (Border Security Force), CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Railway Protection Force (RPF), National Security Guards (NSG) & Special Protection Group (SPG).
SSC CAPF Constable Vacancy 2013:
As said, there are a total of 49080 Constables (GD) vacancies in SSC CAPF Constable Recruitment 2013, which has been divided into state-wise vacancies.
Why this state-wise vacancy position is important? Because, if you go through the notification carefully, you will find that you will be considered for recruitment in your respective State only on production of valid “Domicile Certificate” from your state.
Salary being offered for CAPF Constables:
Pay Scale – Pay Band – I, Rs. 5200-20200 + Grade Pay R 2000/-
Eligibility for SSC CAPF Constable:
Age Eligibility: Min: 18, Max: 23 years as on 01.01.2013. (DOB not earlier than 02.01.1990 and not later than 01.01.1995).
Academic Qualification Eligibility: Matriculation or Xth class pass from a recognized board/university.
Physical standard eligibility:
a) Height: For Males : 170 cms., For Females : 157 cms.
b) Chest: For males only – Unexpanded : 80 cms, - Expanded : Min expansion 5 cms.
c) Weight : For males and Females : Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards
On top of above physical standards, you also have to pass through the PET (Physical Efficiency Test) as given in Page-11 of the notification.
SSC CAPF Constable Selection Process:
Selection Process for the Constable positions in these Central Armed Police Forces consists of following stages:
Stage-I: PST (Physical Standards Test) & PET (Physical Efficiency Test) as given above.
Stage-II: Written Test: Consists of a 100 question, 100 mark objective type test which has to be answered in two hours. More about it in my next blog post titled: SSC CAPF Constable Exam Pattern, Papers & Books.
Stage-III: Medical Examination: As given in page-14 of the notification.
Important dates for SSC CAPF Constable Recruitment 2013
Last date for submission of offline form: 11.01.2013 (upto 5:00 P.M.) (for remote areas: 18. .01.2013).
Last date for submission of online form (Part-I): 09.01.2013 (upto 5:00 PM).
Last date for submission of online form (Part-II): 11.01.2013 (upto 5:00 PM).
PST/PET : February to March, 2013
Written Examination: 12th May, 2013
Medical Examination: June-August, 2013
Declaration of Result: 30th September, 2013.
SSC CAPF Constable Recruitment 2013 Forms:
You can apply for these CAPF Constable positions both online as well as offline.
How to apply offline is clearly described in Annexure – II in Page-21/22 of the notification.
How to apply online is clearly described in Annexure – III in Page-23 of the notification.
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