Staff Selection Commission
(Notification) Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF & Rifleman
(GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2018
F. No.3/2/2017–P&P-I. The Staff Selection Commission will conduct an
open examination for recruitment to the posts of Constable (Genral Duty) in
Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central
Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra
Seema Bal (SSB), National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Secretariat Security
Force (SSF) and Rifleman (Genral Duty) in Assam Rifles as per the Recruitment
Scheme formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and as per the
Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and
the Staff Selection Commission The recruitment process will consist of Computer
Based Examination (CBE), Physical Standards Test (PST), Physical Efficiency
Test(PET) and Medical Examination.
The salient features of the recruitment are as under:
- The Examination will be advertised by SSC based on vacancies intimated
- Applications will be accepted through on-line mode only from the
candidates from all over the country
- Computer Based Examination (CBE) will be conducted by the Commission in
English & Hindi only
- Physical Efficiency Test (PET) Physical Standard Test (PST) Detailed
Medical Examination (DME) Review Medical Examination (RME) will be scheduled
and conducted by the CAPFS.
- Collection of required eligibility certificates/documents from the
candidates and their verification will be carried out at the time of
Detailed Medical Examination (DME) by the CAPFs.
- Vacancies of Constable (GD) in NIA and SSF will be filled on All India
basis whereas vacancies in all other CAPFs will be filled as per the
vacancies available in various States/UTs. In addition, vacancies are
earmarked for the Border Guarding Districts and Militancy/ Naxal affected
Districts which are reserved for the candidates of these districts only.
- The list containing names of Border Guarding Districts and Militancyl
Naxal affected Districts are available at Annexure-XII & XIII.
- Final result along with force allocation will be declared by the
Commission based on the performance of candidates in the Computer Based
Examination. Physical Standard Test, Physical Efficiency Test and Detailed
Medical Examination will be of qualifying nature
- Court cases/RTVPublic Grievances relating to Notice of Examination,
conduct of Computer Based Examination, preparation of merit list and force
allocation of selected candidates will be handled by SSC and those relating
to all other issues i.e, Scheme of examination, vacancies, conduct of PET/
PST, DME/ RME, Document Verification etc. will be handled by coordinating
- Admit Card for any stage of examination will not be sent by Post.
Facility for download of Admit Cards will be provided at the websites of
Regional Sub-Regional Offices of the Commission as well as on the website of
CRPF i.e. http://www.crpf.gov.in. Candidates are advised to regularly
visit the websites of the Commission i.e. http://www.ssc.nic.in,
concerned Regional Sub-Regional Office and the Nodal CAPF i.e. CRPF for the
updates on examination process and download of Admit Cards for each stage of
Pay Scale: Rs 21700- 69100.
2. Vacancies & Reservation are as follows:
The total number of 54,953 vacancies for constable (GD) Examination in CAPFs,
Force wise as intimated by the Nodal Force i.e CRPF are as under:-
3. NATIONALITY/ CITIZENSHIP:
Candidate must be a citizen of India. Vacancies are state/ UT wise hence a
candidate must submit domicile/ PRC against his/ her state/UT.
4. AGE LIMIT:
18-23 years as on 01.08.2018 . Candidates should not have been born earlier
than 02.08.1995 and not later than 01.08.2000.
Note-I: The uper age limit relax able for SC, ST, OBC,
Ex-Serviceman and other categories of persons in accordance with the Governance
orders on the subject.
Note-II: Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth and Name
as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate or an
equivalent certificate will be accepted by the commission for determining the
age and name No subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.
5. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (as on 01.08.2018)
Matriculation or 10th class pass from a recognized Board/ University.
(i) Candidates who have not acquired the essential educational qualification
as on 01.08.2018 will not be eligible and need not apply.
(ii) The candidates must bring all relevant documents/ certificates in
original with self attested copies pertaining to age, education, caste,
domicile, hill area, any category for relaxation, No Objection Certificate (NOC)
discharge certificate (in case of ex-servicemen), which will be checked/verified
at the time of DME by CAPF Board .
(iii) The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence that the
result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cutoff date
le. 01.08.2018 and he/she has been declared passed, will be considered to have
the requisite Educational Qualification.
6. How to Apply:
Candidate must apply online through the website
http://www.ssconline.nic.in or 'Click here to apply ' Link provided at
http://www.ssconline.nic.in>Apply>GD-Constable. Procedure for online
submission of applications is given at Annexure-III.
7. APPLICATION FEE AND MODE OF PAYMENT:
- Fee payable: Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).
- Fee can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa,
Mastercard or Maestro Credit or Debit card
- Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled
Tribe and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from payment
- Applications received without the prescribed fee shall not be considered
and summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be
entertained Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor
will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection.
Note-l: Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
Note-ll: The facility for submission of online application including
payment of fee will be available from 21.07.2018 to 20.08.2018 (5.00PM).
However, candidates who wish to make the payment through challan of SBI, may
make the payment at designated branches of SBI within the working hours of bank
up to 23.08.2018 provided the challan has been generated by them before closing
date and time for receipt of applications ie 20.08.2018 (5.00 P.M.).
8. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:
1. Computer Based Examination ( Dates of examination will be intimated in
All candidate whose online application are found to be in order will be
called to appear in the Computer Based Examination (CBE). The Computer based
examination will consist of one objective type paper containing 100 questions
carrying 100 marks. with the following composition:
||Number of Questions
|Part - A
||General Intelligence and Reasoning
|Part - B
||General Knowledge and General Awareness
|Part - C
|Part - D
II. Physical Standard Test(PST)/ Physical Efficiency Test (PET) :
Based on the performance in CBE, candidates will be short listed for PET/PST
by the Commission. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test
(PST) will be conducted at various centres finalized by the CAPFs. Detailed
scrutiny of candidates' eligibility documents will be undertaken at the time of
DME. Therefore, it will be the responsibility of the candidates to verify their
eligibility as prescribed in this notice before appearing for CBE/ PST/ PET.
During PET/ PST, candidates who are found eligible on height parameters will
undergo PET (race) followed by biometric/technology aided identification.
Scrutiny of eligibility of candidates for any relaxation i.e. age, height and
chest measurement will be carried out after qualifying PET (race) before PST by
CAPES PETI PST Boards.
For Male candidates
For Female candidates
5 Kms in 24 minutes.
1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes
For candidates of Ladakh Region:
Race 1 Mile in 6 ½ minutes
800 meters in 4 minutes
I. Physical Standards Test : (Female candidates are eligible only for
posts earmarked for them).
All candidates applying for the recruitment and prima-facie eligible will be
called to appear in Physical Standards Test and Physical Efficiency Test at
places finalized by the Commission in consultation with the CAPFs. Detailed
scrutiny of their eligibility will not be undertaken before PET/ PST. Therefore,
it will be the responsibility of the candidate to verify their eligibility as
prescribed in this notice before appearing for PST/ PET.
(ii) Physical standards laid down for the post of Constable are –
- For Males : 170 cms.
- For Females : 157 cms.
- For males only – Unexpanded : 80 cms.
- Expanded : Min expansion 5 cms.
- Online Registration Opening Date : 21.07.2018 (up to 5:00 P.M.)
- Online Registration Closing Date: 20.08.2018 (up to 5:00 P.M.)