CRPF Recruitment for 686 Head Constable Posts 2016 -->

CRPF Recruitment for 686 Head Constable Posts 2016

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has published a Advertisement for below mentioned Posts 2016. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee and how to apply are given below.

Posts : Head Constable
Open Market
45 + (86* backlog)
600+(86* backlog)=686
Total No. of Posts : 686 Posts

Educational Qualification : Candidates must have passed Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent examination from a board or university recognized by Central or State Government. (Two or Three year Diploma certificate in technical education done after 10th class is not equivalent to intermediate (10+2).).

Skill Test (On computer) : English Typing with minimum speed of 35 words per minute on computer. OR Hindi Typing with minimum speed of 30 words per minute on computer. (35 words per minute in English and 30 words per minute in Hindi corresponding to 10500 key depressions per hour in English 9000 key depressions per hour in Hindi with average of 5 key depressions for each word on computer)

Pay Scale : The post carries pay in pay band of Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay Rs. 2400/-
(Minimum pay in pay band is Rs. 7510/- P.M.). The post will carry Dearness allowance / House
rent allowance / transport allowance / ration money, free accommodation, free uniform, free
medical facilities, free leave pass once in a year during leave and other allowances as admissible
under the rules in the Force.

Age Limit : Between 18 to 25 years. (The crucial date for determining the age will be 05/05/2016, which is the closing date of application. Candidate should not have been born earlier than 06/05/1991 and not later than 05/05/1998).

Physical Standard :
a) Height

For all candidates except Scheduled Tribes candidates
165 cms
155 cms
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


All except Scheduled Tribe candidates(Genl/OBC/SC)
    77  cms
82  ms
Scheduled Tribes candidates
    76 cms
81 cms

  With minimum 05 Cms expansion

c) WEIGHT        Proportionate/Corresponding  to  height  and  age  as  per  medical standards (For males and females). Over/under weight will be disqualification at the stage of medical examination only.


(i)      As explained in para-15 of advertisement.
(ii)      Medical procedure will be done as per guidelines lay down in MHA UO
No.A.VI.1/2014-Rectt(SSB) dated  20/05/2015  and any other instructions issued by  GOI from time to time.

Selection Process :
A.        FIRST PHASE:-

Written examination.

B.         SECOND PHASE:-

(a) Physical Standard Test (PST)/Scrutiny of documents

(b) Skill test ( i.e. Typing speed test) (On computers  only and regulated through software)

Note:- Mode/Procedure/Method for conducting skill test will be decided by the department.
(c) Medical examination

How to Apply : Interested Candidates may Apply Online Through official Website.

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Important Dates :

Starting Date of Online Application : 06-04-2016
Last Date to Apply Online : 05-05-2016
Date of Written Exam : 26-06-2016 (Sunday)

Written Examination :-

(a) The written examination will be conducted at designated centre’s.

(b) The written examination will be of one paper only carrying 225 marks consisting of following two parts:-


Section-A = Hindi Language Or English Language (optional)

Note:- Candidates will be at the discretion to attempt the language paper consisting of comprehension either in Hindi or English. The exam text will be different for Hindi language and English language.

Section-B = General Intelligence. Section-C = Numerical Aptitude. Section-D = Clerical Aptitude.

Descriptive paper.

Note- Section B, C, D of Part I will be set as bilingual. Paper II descriptive will also be set as bilingual.

Note:-1 There will be only one question paper for two and half hours (2 ½ hrs) duration consisting of above two parts. The question in all the part-I ( Section-A to D) will be "OBJECTIVE TYPE WITH MULTIPLE CHOICE”. Each section will be consisting of 50 questions carrying one mark each for right answer. A candidate obtaining qualifying percentage out of total 200 marks shall be considered as qualified for next stage. The aggregate qualifying marks will be 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 out of 200 marks in part-I of written test.

Note:-2  Part-II will consist of descriptive manner consisting of two questions i.e Essay writing of 15 marks which is to be written in about 150 words in Hindi or English and letter writing of 10 marks which is to be written in about 100 words in Hindi or English (Total 25 marks). Marks obtained by candidates in Part-II will be added in final merit list. Part-II will not have minimum qualifying marks. Procedure for assessment of descriptive paper will be as under :

Essay writing ( 15 marks) Content – 05 marks Coherence/Relevancy- 05 marks Accuracy – 05 marks
Letter writing ( 10 marks) Format – 03  marks Content – 04 marks Accurcy – 03 marks

Note:-3    Part-II will be attempted either in Hindi or in English language only.

Note:-4    Final  merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained in Part-I
and Part-II which is of 225 marks.

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