Online Applications are invited from eligible Male Indian citizens for filling up the following temporary posts of Constables/Driver & Constables/Driver-Cum-Pump-Operator (Driver for Fire Services) in Central Industrial Security Force in the Pay Level-3 in pay Matrix (Rs.21,700 – 69,100/-) plus usual and admissible allowances to the Central Government employees from time to time. On their appointment, they shall be governed under CISF Act and Rules as well as Central Civil Services Rules applicable to other members of the Force from time to time. They shall be entitled for the pensionary benefits as per the “Defined Contributory Pension system known as the National Pension System” applicable to all employees joining service of Central Government on or after 1st January 2004. The recruitment process will consist of Physical Standards Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Documentation, Trade Test, Written Examination under OMR Based/ Computer Based Test (CBT) mode and Medical Examination. The salient features of the recruitment are as under :-
1.1 The candidates should submit only one application and they will be eligible for both
Constable/Driver and Constable/DCPO. The candidate will give their 1st and 2nd
preference for Constable/Driver and Constable/DCPO. The choice given at the time
of submitting application will be final.
1.2 Applications will be accepted through “Online” mode only.
1.3 Physical Standard Test (PST)/Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Documentation/ Trade
Test/ Written Examination/ Medical Examination will be scheduled and conducted.
1.4 Written Examination under OMR Base / Computer Based Test (CBT) mode will be
conducted only in English and Hindi languages.
1.5 Verification of required eligibility certificates/ documents with the originals will be
carried out at the time of Documentation.
1.6 The recruitment will be conducted on all India basis.
1.7 Final result will be declared based on the performance of candidates in Written
Examination subject to their qualifying the Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical
Efficiency Test (PET), Documentation, Trade Test, Detailed Medical Examination and
other conditions stipulated in this Notification.
1.8 Admit Card for any stage of examination will not be sent by post. Facility for
downloading Admit Cards will be provided at the CISF Recruitment website
www.cisfrectt.in. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the website for the updates
on examination process and download Admit Cards for each stage of examination.
1.9 10% vacancies are reserved for Ex-Servicemen in each category.
2. Nationality/ Citizenship : Candidate must be a citizen of India. 3. Vacancies : Category wise vacancies of Constable/Driver and Constable/DCPO-2022 are as under
[Abbreviation used are : UR – Un-Reserved, OBC – Other Backward Class, SC – Scheduled
Caste, ST – Scheduled Tribe, EWS – Economically Weaker Section, ESM – Ex-Servicemen,
CT – Constable, Dvr – Driver, DCPO – Driver-Cum-Pump-Operator]
3.1 The number of vacancies given above are tentative and may increase or decrease at any time/stage of recruitment process, due to administrative reasons. The revisions in vacancies, if any, will be notified at any stage prior to declaration of final result by
displaying the same on CISF recruitment website i.e. www.cisfrectt.in. 3.2 The posts are combatised and purely temporary in nature but likely to become permanent.
3.3 Candidates selected for appointment are liable to serve anywhere in Indian Territory
3.4 Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/EWS/ESM categories is available as per extant
3.5 While filling up online Application Form (Annexure-I), candidates must ensure to fill the
correct number of Identity proof documents (i.e. AADHAAR Number, Driving Licence,
Voter ID Card, Identity Card issued by University/College or Income Tax PAN Card
Number) correctly in their application. The same will be produced at the examination
centre during each event. Further, bio-metric data of candidates will be recorded
during the 1st stage of recruitment and will be utilized during subsequent stages of
recruitment for verifying their identity.
3.6 Candidates should bring their all educational/Driving License/caste certificate and other
testimonials in original at the time of PST/PET, Documentation & Trade Test for proper
checking/scrutiny. If any candidate fails to produce any requisite document in support
of his eligibility, his candidature will be rejected straightaway and no appeal will be
accepted against his rejection for conducting documentation on any other day and they
will not be allowed to participate in further process of recruitment.
3.7 Caste certificates having the following details in respect of reserved category
candidates may be accepted as per prescribed proforma and the candidates may be allowed to continue in recruitment process against vacancy of respective reserved category.
a) Name of candidate, Father’s name, locality/village/town from where they belong.
b) Certificate issued by the appropriate/prescribed authority.
c) Authority of Govt. of India resolution is correctly mentioned in caste certificate
which justifies that claim of individual against reserved category is genuine.
d) Caste as mentioned in the caste certificate of the individual is included in the
central list as notified by Central Government for that category.
up by candidates of non-ESM category.
4.1 Applications must be submitted in online mode at the official website of CISF i.e.
www.cisfrectt.in. No other mode of submission of application is allowed.
4.2 The Call up letter/ Admit card for all stages of recruitment as mentioned below will be
issued to the candidates through online mode only at CISF recruitment website
www.cisfrectt.in with facility to download the same and will not be sent by post. i.e. for
a) PST/PET, Documentation & Trade Test
b) Written Examination
c) Detailed Medical Examination
4.3 There are following two stages of recruitment before Detailed Medical
Examination:- a) PST/PET, Documentation & Trade Test.
b) OMR Base/CBT mode written examination which will be bilingual
i.e. in Hindi & English languages. Note : The sequence of the above two stages may interchange at the discretion of
CISF due to administrative reasons/ prevailing circumstances. If written examination is
conducted in the 1st stage, the number of candidates to be called for the 2nd stage
would purely depend on merit in the written examination for which qualifying marks
would be 35% for UR, EWS & ESM and 33% for SC/ST/OBC. However, it will not be
mandatory to call all the qualified candidates in the written examination for the 2nd
stage i.e. PST/PET/Documentation and Trade Test. The number of candidates to be
called for 2nd stage would depend on total number of qualified candidates in the written
examination with reference to the number of vacancies for each post and each
category. Accordingly, cut off marks would be prescribed for each category.
4.4 List of provisionally selected candidates post wise and category wise will be uploaded
on CISF recruitment website www.cisfrectt.in. 4.5 The candidates who find place in the provisional select list as per available vacancy in
each post and category will be called for Detailed Medical Examination (DME).
4.6 Final selection will be made on the basis of merit in the written examination.
5. Eligibility Criteria : 5.1 Age Criteria : 5.1.1 Between 21 to 27 years. The crucial date for determining age limit will be the closing date for receipt of online application from the candidates i.e. 22/02/2023 including for the candidates of North East region. 5.1.2 The upper age limit is also relaxable to Government Servants including serving CISF personnel in the rank of Constable (GD), Constable (Fire) and Constable (Tradesmen), upto 40 years in the case of General and OBC candidates and 45 years in the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates, provided they have rendered minimum 03 years continuous service, completed their probation period satisfactorily, maintained a punishment free record and have minimum annual grading of above “Average” during the entire service. 5.1.3 Upper Age limit upto 5 years is also relaxable further to the children and dependents of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots and communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat. Children means (a) son (including adopted son) or (b) daughter (including adopted daughter) Dependent family member means (a) spouse or (b) children or (c) brother or sister in the case of unmarried victim who was wholly dependent on that victim at the time of his getting killed in the riots would be eligible. Note :- 1. This advertisement pertains to recruitment of Constable/Driver & Constable/DCPO for male candidates, therefore, only male children and male dependents of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots and communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat will be considered. 2. In order to be eligible for upper age relaxation in this category, the applicant should produce a certificate to that effect from the concerned District Collector/District Magistrate wherein the victim was killed. 5.1.4 In addition to the above, upper age is further relaxable by 5 years in respect of SC/ST and 03 years in respect of OBC candidates as per Govt orders. 5.1.5 Disqualification :
i) No person, (a) who has entered into, or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living, or (b) who, having a spouse living has entered into, or contracted a marriage with any person shall be eligible for appointment to the service provided that the Central Government may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and there are other grounds for so doing, exany person from the operation of this rule .
ii) Dismissal from Govt. service.
5.2 Educational Qualification : 5.2.1 The candidate should have passed Matriculation or equivalent qualification from a recognized Board. 5.2.2 Educational certificate other than State Board/Central Board should be accompanied with Government of India notification declaring that such qualification is equivalent to Matric/10th class pass for service under Central Government. 5.3 Driving Licence : 5.3.1 The candidate should have a valid driving licence in the following type of vehicles :- a) Heavy Motor Vehicle or Transport Vehicle (HMV/TV) ; b) Light Motor Vehicle; c) Motor cycle with gear; Attention is drawn to the following clause in the Motor Vehicle Act 1988, a) Section (4) Age limit in connection with Driving of Motor Vehicles i. No person under the age of 18 years shall drive a Motor Vehicle in any public place. ii. No person under the age of 20 years shall drive a Transport Vehicle in any public place. b) Section (7) Restrictions on the granting of Learners License for certain Vehicles i. No person shall be granted a learners licence to drive a Transport Vehicle unless he has held a driving licence to drive a Light Motor Vehicle for at least 01 year. Note : a) Unless the above provisions of Motor Vehicle Act are complied in the documents (Driving Licence) submitted by the candidates, the Driving Licence will be treated as invalid as per Motor Vehicle Act and the candidature will be rejected. 5.4 Experience : 03 years experience of driving Heavy Motor Vehicle or Transport Vehicle or Light Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycle. The experience for above driving shall be calculated from the date of issuance of the respective licences. The cut-off date shall be the closing date of receipt of application of receipt of application i.e. 22/02/2023
5.5 Physical Standard
5.6 Medical Standards :
5.6.1 The shortlisted candidates will be medically examined by the Medical Boards to assess their Physical and Medical fitness. The medical examination of the candidates will be conducted in terms of Uniform Guidelines for Recruitment Medical Examination for GOs and NGOs in CAPFs and ARs issued vide MHA UO NO. A. VI-1/2014-Rectt(SSB) dated 20th May’2015 and MHA OM NO. E-32012/A/ADG(Med)/DME & RME/DA-1/2020 (Part File)/1166 dated 31st May’2021 and other instructions issued by the Government from time to time to assess their Physical and Medical
5.6.2 Weight : Proportionate to height and age as per medical standard. Weight will be recorded at the time of physical measurements but the decision on fitness on account of weight will be taken at the time of Medical Examination. 5.6.3 The candidate must not have knock knees, flat foot, varicose vein and squint in eyes. They must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties. 5.6.4 Eye Sight : a) Visual Acuity unaided (Near Vision) Better eye – N6 Worse eye – N6 b) Uncorrected visual acuity (Distant Vision) Better eye – 6/6 Worse eye – 6/6 c) Refraction Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glasses. d) Colour Vision : CP II by ISIHARA Remarks : Binocular vision is required 5.6.5 Tattoos : Following criteria has been fixed to determine permissibility of Tattoo : a) Content : Tattoo depicting religious symbol or figures and the name, as followed in Indian Army are to be permitted. b) Location : Tattoo marked on traditional sites of the body like inner aspect of forearm, but only left forearm, being non saluting limb or dorsum of the hands are to be allowed. c) Size : Must be less than ¼ of the particular part (Elbow or Hand) of the body. 6 Eligibiligy Criteria for Ex-Servicemen Candidates : 6.1 Ex-Servicemen who are Sepoy or Lance Naik in the Army or equivalent rank in the Air Force or Navy having valid Driving Licence as prescribed in Para-5.3, are eligible to apply for the post of Constable/Driver & Constable/DCPO. Ex-Servicemen holding the rank of Havildar/Naik or equivalent rank in the Army/Air Force/Navy having valid Driving Licence as prescribed in Para-5.3 may also compete in this recruitment for lower post provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria and also they furnish their willingness in writing that in the event of their selection they will not claim the p
ost equivalent to the rank theyt equivalent to the rank they
Were holding in the defence forces .
An ‘Ex-Servicemen’ (ESM) means a person :- a) Who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non-combatant in the
Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union and
i. Who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service
whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after
earning his or her pension; or
ii. Who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable
to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded
medical or other disability pension or
iii. Who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in
b) Who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of
engagement, otherwise than at his own request or by way of dismissal, or
discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a
gratuity; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army, namely, pension holders
for continuous embodied services or broken spells of qualifying service;
c) Personnel of the Army Postal Services who are part of Regular Army and retired
from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service with
pension, or are released from the Army Postal Service on medical grounds
attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstance beyond their
control and awarded medical or other disability pension;
d) Personnel who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six
months prior to the 14th April’1987;
e) Gallantry award winners of the Armed Forces including personnel of Territorial
f) Ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted medical
6.2 Age : They shall be allowed to deduct the period of Army service from their actual age
and the resultant age should not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for these
posts by more than 3 years. The upper age limit shall be further relaxable upto 5 years
in case of SC/ST and 3 years in case of OBC candidates on production of caste
certificates in the prescribed format.
6.3 Educational Qualification :
Matriculation or equivalent or Army 1st class certificate or equivalent of Air Force and
6.4 Character on Discharge :
Exemplary/Very Good. Copy of discharge certificate may also be produced at the time of PST/PET/Documentation & Trade test .
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