(Jobs) CRPF: Recruitment of Assistant Sub-Inspector (Stenographer-Grade-III) & Head Constable (Ministerial) Hyderabad- 2012


Staff Selection Commission


Advertisement For The Post Of Assistant Sub-inspector (Stenographers) And
Head Constable (Ministerial) In CRPF

Applications are invited from Male and Female candidates for the combatised post of Assistant Sub-Inspector  (Stenographer-Grade-III) and Head Constable (Ministerial) in Central Reserve Police Force as per tentative vacancy  position given below. The posts are temporary but likely to become permanent

  ASI(Steno) HC(Min)
Category Open
Ex-Servicemen Total Open
Deptl Ex-Servicemen Total
Genl 102 11 113 206 89 23 318
OBC 57 6 63 134 114 15 263
SC 39 4 43 77 26 8 111
ST 23 3 26 152 34 17 203
Total 221 24 245 569 263 63 895

Note: Above vacancies are subject to variation and the Deptt. has the right to make any change in the advertisement or cancel it without assigning any reason.

Pay Scale:

  • Asst. Sub-Inspector (Stenographer) - Rs.5200-20200+GP-2800/- (Minimum Rs.8,560/- P.M.)
  • Head Constable (Ministerial) - Rs.5200-20200+GP-2400/- (Minimum Rs.7,510/- P.M.)
  • In addition, the posts carry DA, Free accommodation or House Rent Allowance as per Govt. Order, Ration Money, Medical Facilities, Free uniform items, Leave Travel concession and other special types of allowances as may be admissible for different areas, from time to time.

Eligibility Conditions:


For ASI/Steno and HC(Min)

Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent passed from recognized board or

Skill Test
  1. For ASI(Steno) – Dictation : 10 minutes @ 80 w.p.m. Translation: 50 minutes(English), 65 minutes (Hindi)
  2. For HC(Min) – Typing on computer – minimum 35 w.p.m in English (30 w.p.m for SC/ST) or minimum 30 w.p.m in Hindi.


  1. Computers for the Typing Test/Shorthand speed will be provided by the Recruitment Centres.
  2. Typing speed test will be conducted only on computers.
  3.  Mode/Procedure/Method for conducting skill test will be decided by the department.

Physical Standard:

For Male Candidate:

165 Cms for General/OBC/SC Candidates. 162.5 Cms for ST
Candidates including Adivasis candidates of all States/UTs.

  • (For General/OBC/SC candidates)Minimum 77 Cms with minimum expansion of 5 Cms
  • (For ST candidates including Adivasis candidates of all States/UTs) Minimum 76 Cms with minimum expansion of 5 Cms

Proportionate to height and age as per medical standard in Force.

  • Candidate should not have knock knee/flat foot/varicose veins or squint in eye, colour blindness or any other ailment/deformity,  which may render his /her service unfit in CRPF. They must be in a  good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect  likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.
  • Candidates should be medically fit as per laid down standards prescribed by the department during medical examination.

Visual standard should be 6/6 right eye and 6/12 left eye or 6/9 both eyes without optical device.

For Female Candidate:


155 Cms for General/OBC/SC including Gorkha/Garhwalies
/Kumaonese/Dogras and Marathis and 154 Cms for ST Candidates
including Adivasis candidates of all States/UTs


Proportionate to height and age as per medical standard in Force.


Same as for Male Candidates.


Same as for Male Candidates.

Age Limit:

Between 18-25 years as on 19/12/2012 (upper age limit relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC  candidates). Relaxable for Government servants up to the age of 40 years in the case of General candidates and up to  45 years in the case of candidates belonging to the SC or ST in accordance with the orders issued by the Central Government from time to time.

Departmental Candidates For HC(M) Only:

Constables of Central Reserve Police Force (all categories including tradesman/technician/ministerial) having 3 years regular service and fulfilling the following conditions:
1 Educational & Other Qualification As required for direct recruitment.
2 AGE Not more than 45 Years (50 Years for SC/ST & 48 Years for OBC).
3 Medical Category Category – SHAPE-ONE (Candidates should be medically fit as per laid down standards prescribed by the department)

Standard/Conditions For Ex-servicemen:

1 Physical
Relaxable. Ex-servicemen with less than two years break after  retirement will be given total relaxation in physical standards.
2 Educational
Matriculate. Ex-servicemen having put in not less than 15 years  service in allied cadre/same line of duties in Army/Navy/Air Force
will also be eligible to compete the test against the vacancies  reserved for them.
3 Character
Minimum requirement will be good character certificate
4 Medical
Category – AYE -One
5 Age Relaxation to the extent of Military service rendered plus 3 years as  provided in DOP & T Notification No.39016/10/79-Estt(c) dated
6 Break in
Ex-servicemen seeking recruitment in Para Military Force with  more than two years break after retirement will be recruited only
after physical and medical examinations as well as prior verification  of character and antecedents like other candidates from open market.  It will not be possible to extend the concession provided to those  Ex-servicemen with less than two years break after retirement, to  others having more than two years break in service. In case of an exservicemen who got discharged from Army at own request before  completing 5 years of service will not be eligible for recruitment.
7 Rank Equivalent.

 Scheme Of Examination/Selection Procedure:

The test for selection shall be held in two phases as under:

A. First Phase:

  1. Checking documents
  2. Physical Measurements.
  3. Written examination.

B. Second Phase:

  1. Typing Speed test (Only on Computer)
  2. Short hand speed test (Only for ASI/Steno)
  3. Checking of documents
  4. Interview
  5. Medical examination

Checking Documents:

Candidates should produce the following original documents:

  • Education certificate of 10thClass/Matriculation from the recognized board for proof of age.
  • Education certificate of Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent passed from recognized Board or University.
  • Certificate of Caste if the candidate belongs to SC/ST/OBC, issued by the Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar.
  • Discharge certificate for Ex-servicemen candidates.
  • No Objection Certificate by candidates who are already in Government service.

Physical Measurement:

On arrival, the candidates shall be screened and only those who satisfy the educational qualification, Age and  minimum physical standards i.e. Height, weight and chest will be eligible/allowed to appear in written examination.  No medical examination will be carried out at this stage.

Written Examination:

The Candidate who satisfy the educational and physical standards and age will be eligible to appear in written  examination consisting of the 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 should be considered as qualified. The minimum qualifying marks of written test  are 40% for General Category. For SC/ST/OBC candidates the pass marks will be 35% i.e 80 Marks for General  Candidates and 70 Marks for SC/ST/OBC Candidates.

Skill Test:

  • The candidates who qualify/pass the educational and physical standards and the written examination in the  First Phase, will be called to appear for the Second phase of test. They will be tested in typewriting and  shorthand (Shorthand for ASI/Steno only), as mentioned in Para-3 (Skill Test) above. Skill test will be of
    qualifying nature and no marks will be awarded for skill test.
  • Skill test for the post of ASI(Steno)/HC(Min) will be conducted only on computers. In no case use of  typewriters shall be allowed.


The candidates who obtain the prescribed minimum speed in typewriting /shorthand will be allowed for  interview. The total marks for interview will be 25 only. At the time of interview the candidates will again  produce original certificates/testimonials in support of their education and date of birth etc. In addition,  they will also produce original certificates/testimonials in support of higher education, accomplishment in  participation in sports, participation in NCC, knowledge of computer and other experience etc.

Medical Examination:

  • After interview, the candidates will be subjected to detailed medical examination. The candidates who have been declared medically fit will only be considered for appointment, subject to the condition that they secure place in merit in their respective categories.
  • When a candidate is declared unfit for appointment in the CRPF in detailed medical examination, the grounds for rejection will be communicated to him by Presiding Officer.
  • Within a period of one month from the date of communication of such grounds for rejection in medical, the  candidate can file an appeal against such declaration of medical unfitness.
  • Such an appeal for re-medical examination must be accompanied by a proof of his/her fitness in the form of  medical certificate from any medical practitioner and be submitted to the DIGP of the concerned centre  where his/her test has been conducted. The medical certificate will not be taken into considerations unless it contains a note by the Medical Practitioner concerned to the effect that it has been brought to his  knowledge of the fact that the candidate has already been declared as unfit for appointment by the CRPF  Medical Officer
  • The appeal will also not be taken into consideration unless it contains medical re-examination fee Rs.25/-  through Demand Draft in the name of the concerned DIGP.

Application Fee:

Each application should be accompanied by a Crossed Indian Postal Order (Non refundable) for Rs.30/- (Rupees  thirty only) to be drawn in the name of DIGP, GC-CRPF to whom the application is addressed /sent payable at  respective Head Post Office at that location. However SC/ST candidates are not required to attach postal orders.

Tentative Time Schedule Of Examination /Test:

  • 1st Phase: (Checking Of Documents, Physical Measurements, Written Examination)
    Date 17/01/2013 To 10/03/2013
  • 2nd Phase: (Computer Typing/Shorthand Test, Interview, Medical Examination)
    Date 15/04/2013 To 22/04/2013