(Notification) Recruitment 250+ Posts For The Assistant Sub- Inspector (Steno) in CRPF - 2014


Central Reserve Police Force

Applications are invited from Male & Female Indian citizens for the combatised post of Assistant Sub-Inspector (Steno) in Central Reserve Police Force for filling up of vacancies, through direct recruitment

Assistant Sub- Inspector (Steno)

Total Posts: 268

Pay Scale : Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay Rs. 2800/- (Minimum pay in pay band is Rs.8,560/- P.M.)


  • Candidates must have passed Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent examination from a board or university recognized by Central or State Government.

  • 10 minutes 80 words per minute

  • 50 minutes in English or 65 minutes in Hindi on computer

  • Between 18 and 25 years as on 22/2/2014.

Physical Standard:-

Height Male Female
For all candidates except Scheduled Tribes candidates 165 CM 155 CM
Relaxation : Candidates falling in the categories of Garwalies, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the state of Sikkim, Nagaland,
Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir
162.5 cms 150 cms
All candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes 162.5 cms 150 cms

Chest (For Male Candidates Only)

All except Scheduled Tribe candidates Unexpanded- 77 Cms (With minimum 5 Cms expansion)
Scheduled Tribes candidates Unexpanded- 76 Cms (With minimum 5 Cms expansion)

Selection Procedure:-

The recruitment shall be held in two phases as under:-


  • Scrutiny/checking of certificates/documents
  • Physical Measurement
  • Written examination.


  • Skill test ( i.e. Stenography/short hand test)
  • Interview
  • Medical examination

Written Examination

The written examination will be of 200 marks consisting of following four parts:-

  • Part -I: Hindi/English Language
  • Part -II : General Intelligence.
  • Part -III: Numerical Aptitude.
  • Part -IV: Clerical Aptitude.

There will be only one question paper for two hours duration consisting of above four parts. The question in all the four parts will be "OBJECTIVE TYPE WITH MULTIPLE CHOICE”. Each part will be consisting of 50 questions carrying one mark each for right answer. Thus, in total there will be 200 questions. A candidate obtaining qualifying percentage out of total 200 marks shall be considered as qualified. The qualifying marks in written test (i.e.aggregate marks obtained in all four parts together) is 40% for General Category and 35% for SC/ST/OBC candidates i.e 80 Marks for General Candidates and 70 Marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates, out of 200.

Skill Test

  • The candidates, who qualify/pass written examination, will be called to appear for the Second phase of test. The candidate should bring call letter alongwith photo-bearing identity proof as mentioned in Para- 9(2) alongwith them to prove their identity.
  • They will be tested in stenography/short hand test as mentioned in Para-3 (Skill Test) above. Skill test will be of qualifying nature and no marks will be awarded for skill test.
  • The transcription of shorthand notes will have to be done on computers and keyboards provided by the Department and in no case use of typewriters shall be allowed.
  • The dictation will have to be noted/taken by the candidates in shorthand strokes and same will also be evaluated. Noting/taking of dictation in long hand (i.e. other than standard shorthand strokes) will not be accepted and such candidates will be declared failed in skill test even if they transcribe correctly in given time.
  • No request for re-test of skill test will be accepted/entertained.
  • Beyond 40 mistakes, which is 5% of 800 words in 10 minutes dictation @ 80 words per minute, the candidate will be declared “Failed”


The candidates who qualify in skill test (i.e. shorthand/stenography test) will be allowed for interview. The total marks for interview will be 25. There shall be no qualifying marks in interview and no separate marks for computer knowledge and typing speed. At the time of interview, candidates will have to again produce original certificates/testimonials in support of their education qualifications and date of birth etc. In addition, they will also produce original certificates/testimonials in support of higher education, accomplishment/ participation in sports, participation in NCC, and other experience/qualification.

Final Merit List

After completion of Medical examination, category wise merit lists namely General, SC, ST, OBC and Ex-servicemen will be drawn separately.

The merit list will be drawn on the basis of aggregate marks obtained in written test and interview by the candidates. In case tie in marks, the merit list will be prepared in the following manner:-

  • The candidate older in age gets preference.
  • If the tie still persists, it is finally resolved by referring to the alphabetical order of names in English i.e. a candidate whose name begins with alphabet which comes first in the alphabetical order gets preference.

The list of finally selected candidates will be displayed on the notice board of recruitment centres and also posted on CRPF recruitment website as well as published in all leading newspapers followed by issue of offer of appointment.


Application should be accompanied by a Crossed Indian Postal Order or Demand Draft for Rs.100/- (Rupees One hundred only) to be drawn in favour of the DIGP, GC, CRPF of concerned application receiving centre mentioned in Para-16 above. The IPO/Demand Draft should be purchased/drawn after the date of publication of advertisement and should be payable/encashed at post office/Bank within time frame where the application receiving centre is situated.

How To Apply:

(i) Eligible and desirous candidates should send their applications in the proforma given as Annexure – "A'. Applications form duly completed in all respects and after affixing latest photographs (which should be self attested) be sent to any of the following application receiving centres alongwith attested photocopies of documents mentioned in Para-16(iii) below. A candidate shall have the choice to appear for the recruitment at only one centre i.e. the centre to which he/she has sent his/her application and the centre will not be changed under any circumstances. The envelope containing the application must be superscribed in bold letters as “APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL RECRUITMENT FOR THE POST OF ASI (STENO) IN CRPF".

Last Date: 22nd February 2014

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Courtesy : CRPF