Jobs in Indian Army; 76,758 vacancies in BSF, CISF, CRPF

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New Delhi : The government of India is planning for massive recruitment drive in the Army (CAPF). According to information from the government, the Home Ministry is planning to recruit 76,758 posts in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). The number of vacancies has been categorised for different posts and the process of recruitment to select the right candidates will begin soon.

A source close to the development confirmed that in this recruitment, 54,953 candidates will be selected for the Constable (General Duty) post. Candidates will be selected by Staff Selection Commission through computer based examination starting from 11 Feb 2019 to 11 March 2019.

Of these 54935 candidates, 16984 of BSF, 8546 in SSB, 4126 in ITBP and 3076 candidates in Assam Rifles. There are 7646 posts for women and 47037 posts are for men.

1073 candidates will be selected for sub-inspector positions. In this 508 posts have been reserved for BSF, 274 CRPF, 206 for SSB and 85 posts for ITBP. The examination will be conducted from 12 February to 16 February 2019 for these posts.

Also, 466 candidates will be selected for Assistant Commandant posts, which will be selected based on the examination conducted by UPSC. The results of this examination have been released on January 10, 2019. Besides, there will be direct recruitment to fill the vacancies. 

According to information released by the government, 84,037 posts are vacant in various paramilitary forces and the maximum number of 22,980 vacancies is in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). At the same time, 21,465 posts are vacant in the Border Security Force whereas 18,102 vacancies in Armed Forces force are vacant.

In the Central Industrial Security Force this number is 10,415 whereas in Indo-Tibetan Border Police 6,643 and Assam Rifles 4,432 are vacant.