SSC Recruitment 2018: 54,953 Seats In Central Security Forces Available

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If you always wanted to work in the Central Security Forces then here we have some good news for you as the government has recently announced 54,953 vacancies in armed police forces like the CRPF, BSF, and ITBP. It is one of the biggest moves that the government has taken as the decision to recruit over 54,000 jawans in the armed police forces has been taken. The maximum number of seats available in country’s largest paramilitary force or the CRPF and the number of seats available are 21,566 posts.

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The total number of seats available for men in various posts is 47,307 and the number of posts available for the post of women is 7,646. These posts are available in the constable (general duty) cadre in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Assam Rifles (posts to be called Rifleman), National Investigation Agency and the Secretariat Security Force.

The central forces which are also called as the central armed police forces (CAPFs) and central police organisations (CPOs) are ready for further expansion by raising new battalions and because of this, these new vacancies have been advertised by the government after sanction from the Union home ministry.

The interested candidates should be between the age group of 18 to 23 years and the applicants can only apply for the various posts only if they have completed their class 10 successfully with a few exceptions and reservations. The monthly salary that will be offered to the candidate will be between the matrix of Rs 21,700-69,100.

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The candidates are required to undertake a computer-based exam, physical efficiency test, physical standard test and a final medical test before they are inducted into these forces or organisations that are placed as a part of securing the internal security grid of the country under the command of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

The interested candidates who are eligible for the various posts can apply on or before August 20. The Central Armed Police Forces are placed for guarding the borders, they need to undertake anti-Naxal operations, assisting in law and order duties, protecting high-value infrastructure and assets apart from a variety of other security tasks that will take place across the country.

The recruitment of the candidates in the Central Armed Police Forces is done by the Union Public Service Commission as well the staff selection commission and respective service HQs for the various posts according to the qualification of the candidates. For the higher levels posts, IPS officers are deputed.

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