CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020: The Directorate General (CRPF) is inviting applications for recruitment of Head Constable (General Duty) in the Group C of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 application window is open from February 07 to March 06, 2020. Eligible candidates can submit offline applications in the prescribed format available for download at the official website i.e. crpf.gov.in. The applications can only be submitted by Constables in the force complying with the specified minimum eligibility conditions. The details of the CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 are described in this article. Read on to know the complete details including the application process, selection procedure and important dates of the event.
Latest: Offline applications for CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 are going on.
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 is regarding the appointment of Constables in the Force to 1412 vacancies of Head Constable (GD). The post is open for both male and female candidates. Check out the important events and dates related to the recruitment in this article.
|Start date of application||07 Feb 2020|
|End date of application||06 Mar 2020|
|Exam date||19 Apr 2020|
Applications must be submitted in the prescribed application proforma. Click here to download the proforma.
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Official Notification
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CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Detail
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 is inviting applications to 1412 vacancies for both male and female candidates. The posts are temporary in nature but are likely to become permanent. The detailed distribution of the vacancies can be checked below.
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates already serving as Constables (General Duty/ Bugler/ Mali/ Painter) are eligible to apply for the posts. The minimum eligibility conditions for recruitment are specified as below.
The maximum age of the candidates is fixed at 32 years as on August 01, 2019. Any applicable relaxations are as per the governmental norms for SC/ST candidates.
The CRPF specifies the minimum educational qualification for the applicants. The applicants must have passed 10 + 2 from a recognized board or university.
Candidates applying for the post must have completed 04 years of service. In addition, these candidates must also have the basic training completed. Candidates whose service period extends beyond 4 years are eligible for weightage of marks. The marks weightage scheme can be checked below.
The applicants must comply with specified physical standards to be eligible for recruitment. The physical standards can be checked below.
All applicants are required to comply with the minimum medical category of SHAPE-I to apply. The candidates must also be in the same category of SHAPE -I during final appointment. Candidates who are declared temporary unfit are not accepted for recruitment.
Candidates must have an impeccable/unblemished service record supported by good ACRs. The candidates must also have APAR of the last 04 years or more. Service record is not considered as “impeccable” if the candidate has been awarded any major/minor penalty under relevant sections of the CRPF Rules. Candidates with NQS with punishment or punished in Orderly Room are also considered under faulty records. Any warnings received by the candidates are not considered under blemished records.
Number of attempts
Candidates are allowed a specified number of chances to qualify in the selection process. Only 03 chances are allowed for CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020.
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Application Process
Only offline applications submitted in the prescribed proforma is accepted for the CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020. The proforma is available for download from the official website of the CRPF. Eligible candidates must submit their offline applications through their Units/Offices. Candidates are also required to enclose specified list of documents along with the application form.
Documents to be submitted
Candidates must enclose the documents as specified by the CRPF with the application form. Check out the list of documents below.
- 02 self addressed envelopes affixed with a postal stamp of Rs 25 each.
- 04 recent passport size photographs
- Filled in proforma for admit card for the written examination, PST, PET, and DME.
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Selection Process
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of performance in the written test and subsequent physical tests and medical examinations. The complete selection process consists of 05 distinct stages. Check out the complete selection process for CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 below.
Stage I (Written Examination)
The first stage of selection is the written examination consisting of MCQ type questions. The duration of the written test is 3 hours duration. The standard of the question paper is as per the 10 + 2 academic level. Candidates securing the specified minimum qualifying marks in the written test are allowed to appear in the subsequent tests for selection.
Stage II (Physical measurement)
Candidates are required to comply with the specified physical measurements in this stage. Candidates who qualify in the written examination are evaluated for their physical measurements. Prescribed physical measurements are available in this article. Check the CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria section for more details.
Stage III (Physical efficiency test PET)
Candidates qualifying in the written exam and having the specified minimum physical measurements are eligible for evaluation through the physical efficiency test (PET) in this stage. The PET is qualifying in nature and all candidates are mandatorily required to qualify in this stage. Check out the details of the events of the PET below.
Stage IV (Testimonial)
Candidates are evaluated based on their testimonials in this stage. Specific candidates who have performed well in sports and have other notable achievements in courses are eligible to be awarded weightage of marks. The details of the weightage of marks can be checked below.
Stage V (Medical Examination)
The candidates qualifying in the stage of written test, physical standards, physical efficiency test and testimonial checking must appear for a medical examination. Candidates are awarded either the “fit” or “unfit” certificates at this stage. Candidates must earn the “fit” certificate to qualify in the medical examination stage.
Stage VI (Merit List)
The final stage is the drawing of merit lists for qualifying candidates. Separate merit lists for each category (general/SC/ST) are prepared. Merit lists are developed based on the performance in the written test, weightage for years of service and weightage for achievements in course and sports. The candidates must secure an aggregate of 220 marks altogether to qualify for the final merit list.
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Exam Pattern
The written examination is conducted at the designated examination center. The question paper consists of 160 objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs). Candidates are allowed a maximum duration of 3 hours to complete the examination on OMR sheets. The standard of the question paper is as per 10 + 2 standard. Checkout the features of the exam pattern for CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 below.
- Language: The question paper is bilingual i.e. English and Hindi.
- Exam mode: The examination is conducted offline on OMR sheets.
- Sections: The question paper consists of 03 sections.
- Number of questions: There are 160 questions in total.
- Type of questions: The question paper has MCQ type questions only.
Check out the detailed marks distribution below
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Syllabus
The syllabus of the written test for CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 is specified. The syllabus consists of general intelligence, reasoning, professional knowledge, language comprehension and communication skill. Check out the detailed syllabus and marks distribution below.
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Qualifying Marks
Candidates must secure the minimum qualifying marks as specified by the CRPF. The minimum qualifying marks are relaxable for specific candidates belonging to the reserved categories. Check out the detailed qualifying marks for each category below.
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Exam Center
The CRPF recognizes the examination centers for conducting the selection tests of the CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020. Check out below the list of examination centers as identified by the CRPF in each zone.
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Admit Card
The admit card for the selection tests are sent by post to the candidate. Candidates must, however, enclose the filled up admit card proforma with the application. The admit card is sent by the CRPF through the self-addressed envelopes with affixed postage stamps. Candidates are not allowed to enter the examination center without the issued admit card. The candidates must also ensure to carry a government-issued photo identity proof along with the admit card. The details of the examination center, date and time of the examination center is communicated through the admit card.
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Answer Key
The OMR answer sheets are double scanned and evaluated. Requests for re-evaluation of the answer sheets is not entertained. The B.O.O at the Nodal GC scrutinises the answer key before uploading. Candidates at this stage are allowed the opportunity to raise objections against any question. The final answer keys are available on the website of the CRPF i.e. crpf.gov.in
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2020 Result
The final selection of the candidates is made on the basis of the examination, weightage score and the qualifying tests. The final list of selected candidates is uploaded on the official website of the CRPF on the scheduled date. Finally selected candidates are scheduled to undergo separate LDCE course and are put on probation for a period of 2 years.