Central Police Forces (Assistant
Commandants) Examination: 2011
EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.10/2011-CPF
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 :
|No of Vacancies
1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY
FOR THE EXAMINATION:
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.
2. HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates are required to apply online only by using the
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
(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.
3. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :
(a) Online (From all candidates) The online Applications can be
filled upto 18th July 2011 till 11.59 PM after whichthe link will be
(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.
5. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Last Date for Online Apply: 18-July-2011