UPSC CISF recruitment 2019: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited eligible candidates to apply for the Limited Departmental Competitive Examination to fill the post of assistant commandants (executive) with the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). The recruitment exam dates are yet to be announced. In the previous notification released in April 2018, UPSC had released 398 vacancies.
Selection process: Candidates have to first pass the written test, followed by a physical and medical standard test as well as a personality test. Candidates can check the detailed notification at upsc.gov.in
UPSC CISF recruitment 2019: eligibility criteria
Age limit: Candidate must be under 35 years on August 1, 2019. There is a relaxation of five years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST category.
Work Experience: The candidates should have four years of work experience including basic training period on January 1, 2019 in the rank of Sub-inspector (GD) or Inspector (GD).
Candidates need to be graduates from a government recognised university, institute or college. It is preferred if candidates have an NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ certificate as these will be considered during the interview or personality test round. However, this is not a compulsory qualification. Only three attempts are allowed for each eligible candidate.
Application fees: Candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 200. Female/SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of fee.
UPSC CISF recruitment 2019: How to apply
Step 1- Fill the online application form available on the official website – upsc.gov.in.
Step 2 – Send the print out of the completely filled form to the CISF authorities
Step 3 – The sent form will be scrutinised by the Central Industrial Security Force
UPSC CISF recruitment 2019: Exam Pattern
The written exam will be of 300 marks constituting 150 questions. Candidates will be given two and a half hours to complete the exam. The written exam will be multiple choice question (MCQ) based. The exam will be bilingual and be set in both English and Hindi.
The paper will be divided into two parts. Part one is further divided into two parts comprising of general ability and intelligence questions for 150 marks and professional skills test for 150 marks. There will be 75 question in each section. Part two will comprise of an essay, precis writing and comprehension for 100 marks for two hours. A candidate will be given choice to attempt the written part in either Hindi or English.