(Notification) UPSC: Central Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination: 2011


Central Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination: 2011


The Union Public Service Commission will hold a Written Examination on 09th October, 2011 for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Police Forces (CPF) viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). The Examination will be held in accordance with the Rules for the Examination published by Ministry of Home Affairs in the Gazette of India dated 18th June, 2011. The date of holding the examination as mentioned above is liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission. The tentative number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is as follows :

Post Name No of Vacancies
BSF 111
CRPF 213
SSB 122

The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibilityconditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of theexamination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibilityconditions.Mere issue of admission certificate to the candidates will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the commission.Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test.

Candidates are required to apply online only by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in  Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the abovementioned website. However candidates residing in certain remote areas specified in Para 6 of this Notice, may also apply through offline mode, by using the New Common Application Form (Form-E) being used for examinations conducted by the Commission. This form can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices (specified in Appendix III of the Notice) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs. 30/- (Rupees Thirty only). Each such Form can be used only once and only for one examination. In case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated HPOs/ POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC’s “FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL” over Telephone No. 011-23389366/FAXNo. 23387310. It may be noted that all offline applications, if any, received fromcandidates residing in normal areas/abroad, shall be summarily rejected by the Commission. The option of offline application is available only to candidates residing in specified remote areas.

(b) Candidates are advised to read carefully the instructions for filling up the Online Application Form given in Appendix-II (A) and instructions for Offline Applications given in Appendix II (B) of this notice.

(a) Online (From all candidates) The online Applications can be filled upto 18th July 2011 till 11.59 PM after whichthe link will be disabled.

(b) Offline (From candidates residing in specified remote areas only) All Offline Applications from candidates residing in Remote Areas only specified in para 6 of this Notice must reach the “Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069” by Post/Speed Post only by 25th July 2011. Candidates should note that no application will be received by Hand or by Courier.

4. PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS: (In Objective Type Question Paper): Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Paper.

In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’
of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271 /011-23381125 /011- 23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs. and 17.00 hrs.

6. Mobile Phones Banned:
(a) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement
of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
(b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safe-keeping can not be assured.

7. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuables/costly items to the Examination Halls, as safe-keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission
will not be responsible for any loss in this regard. Candidates are required to apply only through Online mode (except candidates residing in remote areas specified in para 6 of this Notice who have the option of applying through offline or online mode.


Educational Qualification:

A candidate must holda Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.

NOTE: Candidates who have appeared at an examination the passing of which would render them educationally qualified for theCommission’s examination but have not been informed of the results as also the candidates who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination in the year 2011 will also be eligible for admission
to the examination. Such candidates will be admitted to the examination if otherwise eligible but the admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation if they do not produce proof of having passed the requisite examination along with the Detailed Application Form which will be required to be submitted to the Commission by the candidates who after qualifying on the result of the written part of the examination are also declared qualified in the Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.

Age limits: Candidate born not earlier than 2nd August, 1986 and not later than 1st August, 1991 only are eligible to apply/appear. (Upper age limit relaxable
for SCs/STs. OBCs and certain other categories as specified in Para 3(III) of Notice).
Sex: Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for CRPF, CISF and SSB. Only Male candidates are eligible for BSF and ITBP.
Educational Qualifications: A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grant Commission Act,
1956 or possess an equivalent qualification. [Para 3(IV) of Notice].
Fee: Rs.200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) for candidates of Specified Remote Areas applying Offline. No fee for Female/SCs/STs only.

Selection Procedure:

The Selection Procedure/Scheme of the Exam. will be as follows: Written Examination: The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held on 9th October, 2011 and will comprise two papers. Paper I will be held from 10 A.M. to 12.00 Noon and Paper II will be held from 2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
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 : General Studies, Essay and Comprehension - 200 Marks In this paper candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/language skills will be English on.

Website: www.upsc.gov.in

Important Date:

Last Date for Online Apply: 18-July-2011

Courtesy: upsc.gov.in