ELIGIBILITY OF RECRUITMENT OF CONSTABLE GD IN CAPF
 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

(PERS-II DESK) POLICE-II DIVISION

 

SUBJECT: REVISED SCHEME FOR COMMON RECRUITMENT OF CONSTABLES (GD) IN CENTRAL ARMED POLICE FORCES (CAPFs) & ASSAM RIFLES, NATIONAL INVESTIGATION AGENCY (NIA) AND SECRETARIAT SECURITY FORCE (SSF) TO BE CONDUCTED BY THE STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION:

 Constabulary forms the major component of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). The working of the Force mainly depends on the capability and effectiveness of the personnel at this level. It is very important that personnel having the right aptitude, capability and fit in all respects are appointed as Constables in Central Armed Police Forces. Recruitment of Constables is an important process and it is necessary to lay down certain policy guidelines enumerated hereunder to deal with eligibility conditions and the system to be followed while conducting recruitment of Constables(GD) in CAPFs, AR, NIA and SSF.

I.           ELIGIBILITY FOR APPOINTMENT

For appointment to the posts of Constables in Central Armed Police Forces, Assam Rifles, National Investigation Agency and Secretariat Security Force candidates must meet the following eligibility conditions:-

     1)

Age

Between 18 to 23 years.

(The crucial date for determining the age will be 1st January if the written examination is held in 1st half of the year and 1st August if the written examination is held in 2nd half of the year, as per instructions contained in DoP&T’s OM No. AB.14017/70/87-Estt(RR) dated 14.07.1988).

     2)

Educational Qualification

Matriculation/ Xth Class pass. 

3)

Physical Standards

 

 

a) Height

For males :         170 cms.

For Females :     157 cms.

b) Chest

For males :

Unexpanded :  80 cms

Expanded :        Minimum Expansion 5 cms.

c) Weight 

For males and females proportionate to height and age as per medical standards

     4)

Medical Standards 

 

 

Eye Sight

(i)      The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 & 6/9 of both eyes without correction i.e. without wearing of glasses. 

(ii)    Further, the colour perception standard should be C.PIII as contained in this Ministry’s OM No. I45024/1/2008-Pers-II dtd.18.05.2012 and corrigendum of even number dtd. 02.07.2012 with details as 

 

Visual Acuity unaided

(NEAR VISION)

Uncorrected visual acuity

(DISTANT

VISION)

Refraction

Color Vision

Remarks

Better eye

Worse eye

Better eye

Worse eye

 

 

 

N6

N9

6/6

6/9

Visual correction of any kind is          not

permitted

even        by

glasses

CP III BY ISIHARA

In              right

handed person,             the Right    eye             is better eye and vice versa. 

-Binocular

vision             is

required

  

 

 

The candidates must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein and squint in eyes. They must be in good mental and physical health for duties in all places including in high altitude and be fit to serve in border areas with extreme climatic conditions and must be free from any  defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.

5

Relaxations 

 

(a)

Age 

There will be relaxation in age for SC/ST/OBC, Ex

Servicemen and other categories of persons in accordance with the Government orders on the subject.

(b)

Height

(i)      The minimum height for all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes will be 162.5 cms for males and 150 cms for females for ST candidates of all States/UTs/districts except as given in the following para.

 

(ii)    The minimum height for all Schedule Tribe candidates hailing from the North-Eastern States of Arunanchal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura and Left Wing Extremism affected districts will be 160 cms for males and 147.5 cms for females.

 

(iii)  The minimum  height of candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir will be 165 cms for male and 155 cms for females. 

 

(iv)  The minimum  height will be 162.5 cms for males and 152.5 cms for females for the candidates hailing from the North-Eastern Sates of Arunanchal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim &

 

 

Tripura and candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial

Administration (GTA) comprising of the three SubDivisions of Darjeeling District namely Darjeeling,

Kalimpong and Kurseong and includes the following

“Mouzas” Sub-Division of these Districts :-

(1) Lohagarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest (3)

Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata (6) Chota Adalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest (9) Sukna Part-I

(10) Pantapati Forest-I (11) Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13) Salbari Chhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (15) Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17) Chhota Chenga (18) Nipania.

 

Chest

(i)      The minimum chest for all male candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes will be 76 cms (minimum 5 cms expansion)

 

(ii)    The minimum chest of male candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir will be 78 cms (minimum 5 cms expansion). 

 

(iii)  The minimum chest of male candidates hailing from North-Eastern States of Arunanchal Pradesh, Manipur,

Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) as mentioned in para-5(b)(iv) above will be 77 cms unexpanded

(with minimum 5 cms expansion)