How to Join CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)

Indian Armed forces are one of the most demanding professions among the youths in India. All the candidates who have passed class 10th, Class 12th, Graduation or even Post Graduation, etc, All can apply for the Vacancies in the Indian Armed forces if they are within the given Age criteria. Here in this Blog, we will get to know the complete details about the How to join CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force). We will get to know the details like Selection Procedure or process. required age Limit and Educational Qualification etc. Check the complete blog below to get all the information about this.

How to join crpf

The Central Reserved Police Force is an Armed Police force that works under the central government and deployed at the Central Government Organisations like High Court, Central Government Offices, International Airports etc. They are also deployed into the High-risk Areas to maintain internal peace. In order to get selected, You will have to physically and Medically fit. A minor mistake in the Medical or physical can cause rejection. The Joining Procedure is not that easy, One will need to clear the three or four phases of the selection process under the guidance of the Military Examiners. Let’s see the complete details about the Selection, Eligibility and medical Criteria etc that is very much required to have to apply for the Vacancy.

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How to Join CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force):

The Selection of the candidates in the Central Reserve Police Forces is done through the three or four phases of selection. It is mandatory for every candidate to clear each round individually. Let’s see the details about the selection phases that one has to clear to join the CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force):

  • Written Exam
  • Personal Interview
  • Physical Measurements &
  • Physical Efficiency Test etc.

These are the four rounds of selection of the CRPF. All the candidates after the application form will appear for the Written Examination which is conducted by the Selection Authority. Passed candidates in the Written Exam will proceed to the next phase which is a Personal Interview and then Physical measurements & Physical Efficiency Tests etc.

CRPF Written Exam Syllabus:

For the Written Exam of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force). A candidate will have to prepare four subjects. There is also one more but that is optional or for particular posts.

  • Hindi/English
  • Numerical Ability
  • General Awareness
  • Clerical Aptitude
  • Typing test or Shorthand Typing (Optional)

There are many books available in the market that can give you complete preparation for the examination. Now let’s see the details about the required eligibility criteria for the CRPF and how to join CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) Vacancy.

Eligibility Criteria Required for CRPF:

The Central Government itself releases the vacancy. The vacancy is released almost every year. A candidate who has passed class 10th are eligible to apply for the vacancy. There are some more eligibility Criteria which is required to have, let’s see the complete details about the required eligibility criteria.

  • A candidate must have at least class 10th or apply for the vacancy. There are also some posts in the service that requires education till class 8th only.
  • The minimum height of the candidate should be 177cm for male candidates and 157cm for female candidates.
  • There are 5cm of relaxation has been given in height for the candidates who belong to the hilly areas, Tribals or Adivashi etc.
  • The Minimum chest expansion should be at least 5cm. There is no requirement for chest expansion for female candidates.
  • The eyeSight of the candidate must be 6/6 or 6/9 without glasses. The Worse eyesight 6/12 0o 6/9 etc.
  • The candidate should not have any medical defects or any Genetical problem like Knock knees, Color Blindness or any physical defects etc.

This is the complete required eligibility Criteria that is mandatory to have to apply for the vacancy. No changes have been made by the officials in the Eligibility Criteria for the last 5-6 years. Then too, check the official notification wisely when the vacancy is released on the official website.

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Age Limit Criteria for CRPF:

There are some required eligibility criteria to apply for any armed force vacancy. Here are the complete details about the required age limit for CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)

  • In order to apply for the vacancy, The age of the candidate must be between 18 years old to 25 years old as per the Aadhaar Card or High School Marksheet.
  • There is some relaxation that has been given to the candidates who belong to the OBC (Other Backward Class) or SC/ST (Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribes) etc. Check the official notification when the vacancy is released Because the relaxation criteria keep on changing every year.
  • The age Limit requirement is the same for the male and female candidates.

The age of the candidates will be verified through the Aadhaar Card and high school Marksheet. Make sure that you have the same Age Written in both documents. A minor Problem during the documents verification can be a good reason to postpone your application.

Medical Criteria for CRPF Vacancy:

That the candidate must be Medically and Physically fit in all the manner to apply for the Vacancy. A minor mistake in the Medical can be a good reason for rejection. the Medical examination of the candidates will be done by the Certified Military Doctors at the Military hospital. All the major and Minor parts/organs of the body will be check. if you would have any minor problem, you may get some time from the medical board to fix that and this is called a temporary rejection. But in case of major problems that can not be corrected, You will get a Permanent rejection from the Board and there is no way of returning back from here.

A candidate who want to join the Armed forces either its CRPF or anything other force. Make sure that you are physically and medically fit to join. You can go for the Pre-Medical Examination at some Defense Academies that conducts this. The Medical exam also plays an important role in the selection. Take it seriously and try everything to clear this phase.

Career as CPRF Personnel:

The Career is most demanded among the youths of India. Only a few get a chance to serve the nation. The CRPF Personnel lives a good life with proper discipline. and the Indian Armed forces are known for paying a handsome salary to their employees. There are also many more thing that one gets in the service like Allowances, Perks and benefits of being a Central Government Employee etc. The Allowances like:

  • Travel Allowances
  • Dearness Allowances
  • Free Ration
  • Free Stay at Government Headquarter
  • Education Facilities to family
  • Medical Facilities to an employee as well as family.

There are also many more things nut is not possible to mention everything out here. Overall, The career in the field is very better. It is all about your passion. If you are passionate about joining the Indian Armed forces, You would definitely love this Job. Well, All the information I have collected from the News Sources, Articles and from official Notification etc.

How to Clear the CRPF Selection Phase:

There is nothing like Magical tips to clear the Selection Phase. The very first step that you should take for the preparation is to go for the Medical check-ups or you can also start your preparation for Written Exam Right Away. The Written Exam is not hard to clear. With proper preparation, it can be easily cleared. Once you clear the Written Exam, Start your preparation for the Physical Test, There is nothing much in the Personal Interview. You can easily clear this round without any preparation. Start your preparation for the Physical test. Once you clear the Physical Test, All you need is just to clear the Medicals that completely depends on the Military Doctors whether he/she declares you fit or unfit. Prepare better for the exam, There is nothing much for the preparation but the competition is too much, Prepare very well to beat the competition.

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