(Notification) UPSC: CISF (AC) Assistant Commandants
Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all
eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all
the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying
the prescribed eligibility conditions.
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS :
(I) Nationality : No person who is not a citizen of India shall,
except with the consent of the Central Government signified in writing be
appointed or employed under these Rules.
Provided that nothing contained in these rules shall debar the appointment,
enrolment or employment of a subject of Nepal or Bhutan under these Rules.
(II) Sex : Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment
to the post of Assistant Commandants.
(III) Age Limits :
(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have
attained the age of 25 years on 1st August, 2016, i.e. he/she must have been
born not earlier than 2nd August, 1991 and not later than 1st August, 1996.
(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable.
(i) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste
or a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other
Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such
(iii) upto a maximum of five years for Civilian Central Government Servants in
accordance with the existing instructions of the Central Government.
Ex-Servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation. However the total
relaxation claimed on account of Government Service will be limited to five
(iv) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled
in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January, 1980 to the
31st day of December, 1989
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment
of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) either
by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking
facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State
Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using
Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
The Selection Procedure/Scheme of the Examination will be as follows:
(i) Written Examination: The written examination to be conducted by
Union Public Service Commission will be held on 26TH June, 2016 and will
comprise two papers. Paper I will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon and Paper
II will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Paper I : General Ability and Intelligence - 250 Marks
The questions in this paper will be of Objective (Multiple Answers) Type in
which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.
Paper II : General Studies, Essay and Comprehension - 200 Marks
In this paper candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay
Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension
Components and other communications/ language skills will be English only
(ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards
Tests : Candidates who are declared qualified in the written examination
will be summoned for Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical
Standards Tests. Those candidates who meet the prescribed Physical Standards,
specified in Appendix-VI, will be put through the Physical Efficiency Tests as
indicated below :
Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)
|(a) 100 Meters race
|| In 16 seconds
|| In 18 seconds
|(b) 800 Meters race
|| In 3 minutes 45 seconds
|| In 4 minutes 45 seconds
|(c) Long Jump
|| 3.5 Meters (3 chances)
|| 3.0 meters (3 chances)
|(d) Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.)
|| 4.5 Meters
(iii) Interview/Personality Test : Candidates who are declared
qualified in the Medical Standards Tests, will be called for
Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission.
Candidates who are declared medically unfit but allowed to appear before the
“Review Medical Board” on their appeal by the Appellate Authority will be called
for Interview/Personality Tests provisionally. The Interview/Personality Test
will carry 150 Marks.
Candidates who are short-listed for Interview/Personality Test, including
those shortlisted for Interview/Personality Test provisionally will be issued a
Detailed Application Form (DAF) in which among other things, they will be
required to indicate their preference of Forces.
(iv) Final Selection / Merit : The merit list will be drawn on the basis of
marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and
Syllabus of the Written Papers:-
Paper I : General Ability and Intelligence
The objective type questions with multiple choices in this paper will
broadly cover the following areas:
1. General Mental Ability
The questions will be designed to test the logical reasoning, quantitative
aptitude including numerical ability, and data interpretation.
2. General Science
The questions will be set to test general awareness, scientific temper,
comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation
including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology,
3. Current Events of National and International Importance:
The questions will test the candidates’ awareness of current events of
national and international importance in the broad areas of culture, music,
arts, literature, sports, governance, societal and developmental issues,
industry, business, globalisation, and interplay among nations.
4. Indian Polity and Economy:
The questions shall aim to test candidates’ knowledge of the Country’s
political system and the Constitution of India, social systems and public
administration, economic development in India, regional and international
security issues and human rights including its indicators.
5. History of India :
The questions will broadly cover the subject in its social, economic and
political aspects. This shall also include the areas of growth of nationalism
and freedom movement.
6. Indian and World Geography:
The questions shall cover the physical, social and economic aspects of
geography pertaining to India and the World.
Paper II : General Studies, Essay and Comprehension
Part-A – Essay questions which are to be answered in long narrative
form either in Hindi or English totaling 80 Marks. The indicative topics are
modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and
economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability.
Part-B – Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language
skills – to be attempted in English only (Marks 120) – The topics are
Comprehension passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple
grammar and other aspects of language testing.
HOW TO APPLY:
(a) Candidates are required to apply Online using the link
www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up Online
Applications are available on the above mentioned website.
(b) The applicants are advised to submit only single
application. However, if due to any unavoidable situation, he/she submits
another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the
higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants details, examination
centre, photograph, signature, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting
multiple applications should note that only the application with higher RID
(Registration ID) shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against
one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
(c) All candidates, whether already in Government Service,
Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in
private employment should submit their applications direct to the Commission.
Persons already in Government service, whether in permanent or temporary
capacity or as workcharged employees other than casual or daily rated employees
or those serving under the Public Enterprises are however, required to inform in
writing their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the
Examination. Candidates should note that in case a communication is received
from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates
applying for/appearing at the examination, their application will be liable to
be rejected/ candidature will be liable to be cancelled.
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