15 Mar 2017

CRPF Recruitment For the Post of ASI Steno 2017



Online Applications through website of CRPF at (www.crpfindia.com) are invited from Male & Female Indian citizens for the combatised post of Assistant Sub-Inspector (Steno) in Central Reserve Police Force for filling up of vacancies, through online direct recruitment. The vacancies notified are purely tentative and may increase/decrease at any time of recruitment process due to administrative reasons. The recruitment process will consist of Physical Standard Test (PST) and Documentation, Written Examination, Skill Test and Medical Examination. The vacancies are as under :-

General- 75 (ESM-5)
OBC- 80 (ESM-2)
SC- 42 (ESM-1)
ST- 22 
Total- 219 (ESM-8)

Key Dates-

Opening date of online application: 27/03/2017 
Closing date of online application : 25/04/2017 
Date of written examination : 16/07/2017 

Application fee-

Application fee @ 100/- from General and OBC candidates will be charged. Women candidates and candidates belonging to Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying fee.

Admit card 

The Call letter/Admit card to candidates will be uploaded on the website www.crpfindia.com at each stage i.e. for PST/Documentation, written examination , Skill Test and Medical examination during the recruitment process. Besides, shortcomings, if any, noticed in online application of the candidate at initial stage, the candidate will be informed through SMS/E-mail to sort out query immediately as far as possible.


The post carries pay in pay scales: Label 5 in the pay matrix 29,200 to 92,300/- (old scale 5200-20,200 + Grade Pay 2800/-). The post will carry Dearness allowance / House rent allowance / transport allowance / ration money, free accommodation, free uniform, free medical facilities, free leave pass once in a year during leave and other allowances as admissible under the rules in the Force. 

Education Qualification-

Candidates must have passed Intermediate (Class 12th) ( under 10+2 system) or equivalent examination from a board or university recognized by Central or State Government. 
The equivalency of another board shall be on similar line and recognized from Central Govt. and cannot be replaced by other board exam or technical exam undertaken after class 10th i.e. technical education or other stream are not equivalent. Two or Three year Diploma certificate in technical education done after 10th class is not equivalent to intermediate (10+2). 

Skill Test (On computer)-

Dictation : 10 minutes @ 80 words per minute Transcription time :- 50 minutes in English or 65 minutes in Hindi on computer
(i) Skill tests (transcription) will be conducted only on computers. Computers & key boards for the purpose will be provided by the Recruitment Centres. 
(ii) Mode/Procedure/Method for conducting skill test will be decided by the department. 


For all candidates except Scheduled Tribes candidates-
Male- 165 cms, Female- 155 cms
Relaxation : 
Candidates falling in the categories of Garwalies, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the state of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir- 
Male- 162.5 cms, Female- 150 cms.
All candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes- 
Male- 162.5, Female- cms 150 cms


All except Scheduled Tribe candidates(Genl/OBC/SC)-
Unexpanded- 77 cms, Expanded- 82 cms
Scheduled Tribes candidates-
Unexpanded- 76 cms, Expanded- 81 cms.

Proportionate/Corresponding to height and age as per medical standards (For males and females). Over/under weight will be disqualification at the stage of medical examination only


(i) As explained in para-15 of advertisement. 
(ii) Medical procedure will be conducted as per guidelines lay down in MHA UO No.A.VI.1/2014-Rectt(SSB) dated 20/05/2015 and any other instructions issued by GOI from time to time.


Between 18 to 25 years. (The crucial date for determining the age will be 25/04/2017, which is the closing date of application. Candidate should not have been born earlier than 26/04/1992 and not later than 25/04/1999 ) 


The application must be submitted ONLINE only. 
No application will be accepted offline. The facility of submitting online applications is available on website www.crpfindia.com. 
(i) Candidates should apply for the post through on line for which visit CRPF Website (www.crpfindia.com) 
(iii) The online applications should reach by (25/04/2017) i.e closing date for submission through on line only. 
(iv) To apply online visit our website (www.crpfindia.com


The recruitment process shall be as under :- 
(i) Physical Standard Test (PST)/Documentation 
(ii) Written examination – 16/07/2017 (SUNDAY) The date of written exam is fixed and final. However the date can be changed due to unavoidable administrative constraints. Candidates are advised to regularly visit website www.crpfindia.com & www.crpf.nic.in for latest updation about examination schedule and for conducting exam. The uploading of admit card will be done accordingly. 
(iii) (Skill test ( i.e. Stenography/short hand test) Dictation : 10 minutes @ 80 words per minute. Transcription time : 50 minutes in English or 65 minutes in Hindi on computer. 
Note:- Mode/Procedure/Method for conducting skill test will be decided by the department. 
(iv) Medical examination and Review Medical Examination 
(v) Mode of selection/drawal of final merit list 
1. The candidate will be allowed to appear in next phase of recruitment subject to qualify/ pass the first/previous phase of recruitment process. 
2. The Schedule of recruitment for each event of recruitment is tentative. 
3. The tentative schedule of phase wise recruitment process shall be uploaded in CRPF website. Candidates are advised to visit CRPF website (www.crpfindia.com) and (www.crpf.nic.in ) to know the exact schedule. 


All candidates applying for the recruitment and prima-facie eligible will be asked to appear in Physical Standards Test and documentation. Detailed scrutiny of their eligibility will not be undertaken before PST & documentation. Therefore, it will be the responsibility of the candidate to verify their eligibility as prescribed in this notice before appearing for PST & documentation. 


The candidates will be screened for height, chest and weight by the Board of Officers. The candidates who meet the requirements of physical standard will be allowed to participate in the documentation. The candidates who do not fulfill the laid down physical standards will be eliminated from recruitment process by giving rejection slip, thereof, by Presiding Officer. However elimination on grounds of weight will be done at time of medical examination only. Physical standards for the post of ASI(Steno) will be as elaborated in Para-5 above and relaxation also applicable as per Govt. orders. During the process of recruitment, if any candidate is not satisfied with measurement of his/her physical standard, he/she can prefer appeal on the same day to the PO Recruitment Board against rejection in physical measurement. Such candidates will be re-measured on the same day or given a fresh date by the Presiding Officer of the recruitment board for appearing for re-measurement by appellate authority. The decision of the appellate authority in this regard will be final. If candidate is found to be within the prescribed standard, he/she will be forwarded to next selection process in continuation. Note:- There shall be no minimum requirement of chest measurement for Female candidates. Relaxation in height and chest (as the case may be) as mentioned above will be permissible only on production of certificate at the time of PST & documentation in the proforma as prescribed in Annexure-“D” from the competent authority. 


Following Original testimonial/documents of the candidates during PST will be scrutinized. Candidates who fail to produce requisite original testimonials/ certificates will be eliminated from the recruitment process and no candidates will be allowed provisionally. 
a) Education certificate of 10th Class/Matriculation from the board or university recognized by Central or State Government, for recognition of his DOB.
b) Education certificate regarding passing of Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent issued by a board or university recognized by Central or State Government. May see Sl.No. 04 of eligibility condition. 
c) Caste certificate, issued by the Revenue Officer, not below the rank of Tahsildar, if the candidate belongs to SC/ST/OBC. The caste certificates should be in proforma given in Annexure-B & C. 
d) If candidate apply in reserved category (SC/ST/OBC), but failed to produce valid caste certificate at the time of documentation, his/her candidature will be cancelled forthright. 
e) Candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Gorkha Territorial Administration(GTA) requesting for relaxation in height and chest should produce certificate in proforma/format given in AnnexureD. 
f) Discharge certificate in case of Ex-servicemen candidates. 
g) No Objection Certificate in case of persons serving in Govt./Semi-Govt. departments from their Heads of Office. 
h) Four passport size recent photographs of the candidates.
i) In addition to the original certificates, the candidates will also bring Xerox/photocopy of educational, caste etc. 
j) Certificate from District Magistrate for claiming relaxation in age under Para- 7 (b & c above), if any. 
1 If any Candidate fails to produce requisite original certificates/testimonials including caste certificates in prescribed format issued by competent authority, his/her candidature shall be rejected straightway during documentation stage itself and no candidate will be allowed to appear provisionally. 
2. The candidates must carry at least one latest photo bearing identification proof such as Driving License, Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, Identity Card issued by University/College, Income Tax Pan Card in original. 
3. Identification of the candidates should be checked by the board of officers at the time of PST and Documentation from Identity Cards as produce by the candidate. Biometric data may also be generated at PST stage for verifying their eligibility. 

(III) Written Examination : 

The candidates who qualify in PST & Documentation will appear in written examination and informed in writing on the day of PST & Documentation. Admit card to the candidates, who qualify PST & Documentation will be uploaded in the website i.e. www.crpfindia.com by mentioning date & venue on which they are required to appear for written examination. Qualified candidates may download their call letter/admit card through said website i.e. www.crpf.india.com. The written examination will be as under : 
a) The written examination will be conducted on OMR basis at designated centre’s. 
b) The written examination will be of one paper only carrying 225 marks consisting of following two parts:- 
Section-A = Hindi Language Or English Language (Optional) 
Note:- Candidates will be at the discretion to attempt the language paper consisting of comprehension either in Hindi or English. The exam text will be different for Hindi language and English language. 
Section-B = General Intelligence. 
Section-C = Numerical Aptitude. 
Section-D = Clerical Aptitude. 
Descriptive paper. 
Section B, C, D of Part-I will be set as bilingual. 
Paper -II descriptive will also be set as bilingual. 
1 There will be only one question paper for two and half hours (2 ½ hrs) duration consisting of above two parts. The question in all the part-I ( Section-A to D) will be "OBJECTIVE TYPE WITH MULTIPLE CHOICE”. Each section will be consisting of 50 questions carrying one mark each for right answer. A candidate obtaining qualifying pass percentage out of total 200 marks shall be considered as qualified for next stage. The aggregate qualifying marks will be 40% for General categories and 35% for SC/ST/OBC candidates i.e. 80 Marks for General Candidates and 70 Marks for SC/ST/OBC out of 200 marks in part-I of written test. Note:-2 Part-II will consist of descriptive manner consisting of two questions i.e Essay writing of 15 marks which is to be written in about 150 words and letter writing of 10 marks which is to be written in about 100 words ( Total 25 marks). Marks obtained by candidates in Part-II will be added in final merit list. Part-II will not have minimum qualifying marks. Procedure for assessment of descriptive paper will be as under : 
Essay Writing ( 15 marks) 
Content – 05 marks 
Coherence/Relevancy- 05 marks 
Accuracy – 05 marks 
Letter writing (10 marks) 
Format- 03 marks 
Content- 04 marks 
Accuracy- 03 marks 
Part-II will be attempted either in Hindi or in English language only. 
4 Final merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained in Part-I and PartII which is of 225 marks.
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