UPSC 2017 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
UPSC has released notification inviting eligible candidates for filling up of assistant commandant posts in CISF. The recruitment exam will be held on March 4 to fill 29 vacancies. Candidates can check the detailed notification at upsc.gov.in
|Application Process begins||December 6, 2017|
|Last date to apply online||December 29, 2017 (till 6:00 p.m.)|
|Last date of receiving printed copy||January 5, 2018|
|Availability of Admit Card||2 weeks before the exam|
|Exam Date||March 4, 2018|
Age limit: Candidate must be born on or after August 2, 1983. Age relaxation for reserved categories is applicable as per Government rules.
As per the released notification, the tentative vacancies is 29 which are further divided category wise as per the Government of India rules.
|Category||Number of Vacancies|
Candidates can apply online on the official website before the last date of form submission i.e. December 29, 2017. The basic registration steps are as follows: -
Lastly, send the duly filled application form to the concerned authorities on the following address-
Director General, Central Industrial Security Force,
13, CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi-110003
Note: - Reserved category candidates are exempted from the application fee
The exams consist of 2 papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper-1 will be General Awareness and Intelligence test and Paper 2 will be English Proficiency test.
Exam Pattern Highlights for Paper-1
|Part||Subject||Number of Questions||Marks|
|A||General Ability and Intelligence test||75||150|
Exam Pattern Highlights for Paper-2
Paper 2 is conducted to check candidate’s writing skills. They will be asked to write essays, precis and comprehension
Selection Process involves a written test followed by physical test and medical standard test. Both the tests are qualifying in nature and will be conducted by CISF
The minimum Physical standard requirements are:
|Height||165 cms (Gen & SC)||157 Cms ( Gen & SC)|
|162.5 cms ( ST)||154 cms ( ST)|
|Chest (unexpanded)||81 cms (with 5 cm minimum expansion )||Not applicable|
|Weight||Corresponding to height||Corresponding to height|
|Medical||Shape 1||Shape 1|
|Components||Better eye (Corrected vision)||Worse eye (Corrected vision)|
|Near vision||JI (corrected)||J2 (corrected)|
In Physical Efficiency Test, candidates have to perform following activities. Note that this test is only qualifying. Its marks will not be added in final selection.
|100 Meters race||In 16 seconds||In 18 Seconds|
|800 Meters race||In 3 minutes 45 Seconds||In 4 minutes 45 Seconds|
|Long Jump||3.5 Meters (3 chances)||3.0 Meters (3 chances)|
|Shot Put (7.26 Kgs)||4.50 Meters||–|
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in Paper 1 and Paper-2 for next rounds.
The expected minimum qualifying marks for Paper-1 and Paper 2 for different categories are mentioned below: -
|Category||Minimum Qualifying marks for Paper-1 (Out of 300)||Minimum Qualifying marks for Paper-2 (Out of 400)|
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