Central Armed Police Forces
(Assistant Commandants) Examination, 2012
EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.11/2012-CPF
No.11/3/2011-E1(B) : The Union Public Service Commission will hold a Written
Examination on 11th November, 2012 for recruitment of Assistant Commandants
(Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) 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 28th July, 2012. 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 :
- BSF - 94
- CRPF - 223
- CISF - 44
- ITBP - 26
- SSB - 14
- Total -401
The number of vacancies mentioned above is liable to alteration. Reservation
will be given effect to as per policy of the Govt.
CENTRES OF EXAMINATION :
The Examination will be held at the following Centres :
(I) Nationality : No person who is not a citizen of India shall, except with
the consent of the Central Government signified in writing be appointed or
employed under these Rules. Provided that nothing contained in these rules shall
debar the appointment, enrolment or employment of a subject of Nepal or Bhutan
under these Rules.
(II) Sex : Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to
the post of Assistant Commandants in CRPF, CISF and SSB. However, for
appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants in BSF and ITBP only Male
candidates are eligible.
Explanation – A female candidate, even if her name is there in the list of
successful candidates as declared by UPSC, may not be appointed if she does not
get allocated to CRPF, CISF or SSB on the basis of merit and choice indicated by
(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have
attained the age of 25 years on 1st August, 2012, i.e. he/she must have been
born not earlier than 2nd August, 1987 and not later than 1st August, 1992.
(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable.
(i) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or
a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other
Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such
(iii) upto a maximum of five years for Civilian Central Government Servants in
accordance with the existing instructions of the Central Government. Ex-
Servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation.
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment
of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/-
(Rupees Two Hundred Only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by
cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State
Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore /State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of
Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
Note: 1. Candidates should note that payment of examination fee can be
made only through the modes prescribed above. Payment of fee through any other
mode is neither valid nor acceptable. Applications submitted without the
prescribed fee/mode (unless remission of fee is claimed) shall be summarily
Note: 2. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances
nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.
Note: 3. For the applicants in whose case payments details have not
been received from the bank, they will be treated as fictitious payment cases
and their applications will be rejected in the first instance. A list of all
such applicants shall be made available on the Commission website within two
weeks after the last day of submission of Online Application. The applicants
shall be required to submit the proof of their fee payment within 10 days
from the date of such communication either by hand or by speed post to the
Commission. On receipt of documentary proof, genuine fee payment cases will be
considered and their applications will be revived, if they are otherwise