Govt Reserves 10 Per Cent Constable Jobs in CRPF for Ex-Agniveers

Those who seek appointment must be between 18 to 23 years of age (Representational image)

Those who seek appointment must be between 18 to 23 years of age (Representational Image)

According to a notification issued by the ministry, out of the sanctioned posts, 4,667 posts are for women, whose pay matrix is ​​Rs 21,700 to Rs 69,100 and the retirement age will be 60 years.

The Union Home Ministry has decided to reserve 10 per cent general duty constable posts for ex-Agniveers out of 1,29,929 sanctioned posts in the Central Reserve Police Force.

According to a notification issued by the ministry, out of the sanctioned posts, 4,667 posts are for women, whose pay matrix is ​​Rs 21,700 to Rs 69,100 and the retirement age will be 60 years.

The notification states that ten percent of the vacancies for recruitment to the post of Constable (General Duty) will be reserved for Ex-Agniveers.

Those who will seek the appointment their age should be between 18 to 23 years. There will be a relaxation of five years in age for Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes and three years for Other Backward Classes candidates.

As per the notification, the upper age-limit will be relaxable by five years for the candidates of the first batch of Ex-Agniveers and by three years for the candidates of the subsequent batch of Ex-Agniveers.

The essential education qualification is Matriculation or equivalent from a Board or University recognized by the Central or State Government or equivalent Army qualification in case of Ex-Army personnel.

The physical and medical standards for recruitment to the post of Constable (General Duty) in CRPF will be as per the scheme prescribed by the Center from time to time.

Candidates will have to qualify the Physical Efficiency Test and Written Test prescribed for Constables as mentioned in the advertisement for recruitment. Ex-firefighters will be exempted from Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

Last month, the Center announced 10 per cent reservation in jobs for ex-firefighters in the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), along with relaxation in upper age and physical fitness test.

On June 14, 2022, the government unveiled the ambitious Agneepath scheme for the recruitment of youth in the Army, Navy and Air Force in the age group of 17-and-a-half to 21 years, largely over a short span of four years. contractual basis. Those recruited under the scheme are known as Agniveer.

After completion of four years tenure, 25 per cent recruits from each batch will be offered regular service.

At that time, the Ministry of Home Affairs had announced that 10 per cent of the vacancies in the central paramilitary forces and the Assam Rifles would be reserved for 75 per cent Agniveers.

It had also announced that the upper age limit would be relaxed by five years for the first batch of pre-augmentors and by three years for subsequent batches. Also, Ex-servicemen will be exempted from Physical Efficiency Test.

The age limit specified for recruitment in paramilitary forces is 18-23 years.

Under the Agneepath scheme, those joining the armed forces even at the upper age limit of 21 years can be recruited by the paramilitary forces till the age of 30 years after four years of service in the Army, Air Force or Navy. 1st batch and up to 28 years for subsequent batches.

The decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs to absorb Agniveers in the paramilitary forces is significant as it will help erstwhile Agniveers to get employment opportunities till the age of retirement.

Paramilitary forces will also benefit as they will get a trained pool of personnel to fill their vacancies.

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