SSC to Recruit Constables for Central Police Organisations
Staff Selection Commission will be conducting examination for recruitment of Constable (General Duty) in Central Police Organisations under Ministry of Home Affairs, in the pay scale of Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.2000/-. The age limit is 18-23 years. This is the first time that the Government has decided to conduct a common recruitment examination for recruitment of Constable (General Duty) in all the CPOs, through Staff Selection Commission. Earlier, the respective CPOs used to make recruitment of Constables (GD) by their own..
Ministry of Home Affairs has intimated about 49,070 vacancies of Constables (General Duty) collectively, in BSF, CISF, CRPF and SSB for which written test will be held on 5.6.2011 for candidates qualifying in physical standard/physical efficiency test and about 5000 vacancies are tentatively available in ITBP and Assam Rifles for which written examination will be held on 1.5.2011. Respective notices will be published in 5-11 February, 2011 edition of Employment News/Rozgar Samachar. The Candidates domiciled in a State/UT are only eligible for vacancies in respective States/UTs. Allocation to different CPOs in the case of common recruitment will be made on merit-cum-option basis. In case of Common Recruitment for BSF, CRPF, CISF and SSB, applications are to be sent by candidates to the respective Regional/Sub-Regional Offices of the Staff Selection Commission in whose jurisdiction the Centre of Written Examination falls. The candidates will have option to apply online (http://ssc.online) or submit paper application.
The following are the major features of the recruitment: –
(i) Vacancies have been allocated UT/State-wise in CPO to be filled by candidates domiciled in the State/UT.
(ii) Separate vacancies have been reserved for Border Districts and Naxalite/Militancy affected areas in different States/UTs.
(iii) Entire recruitment is scheduled to be completed in six months for Assam Rifles and ITBP and in nine months for other CPOs.
(iv) The selection process will consist of Physical Standards Test (PST)/Physical Efficiency Test (PET), written examination for PST/PET qualified candidates and Medical Examination for candidates short listed on the basis of Written Examination.
(v) Vacancies are likely to increase and will be finalised before the Written Examination.
(vi) The Written Examination will consist of Matriculation level questions on General Intelligence and Reasoning. General Knowledge and Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English or Hindi.
Detailed notice and application forms will be available on SSC website http://ssc.nic.in from 5.2.2011 onwards.