There are 62,390 vacancies of Constable/Rifleman in different Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in the country in the pay scale of Rs. 5200-20200 + Grade Pay Rs.2000/- which are to be filled through Constable/GD Exam – 2015 to be held on October 4, 2015. Out of the total vacancies 6,583 vacancies are earmarked for North Eastern states (including Sikkim) and 1,631 for Jammu and Kashmir including 447 vacancies earmarked for 11 border districts of the State.
The written examination will be conducted in Hindi, English and 15 regional languages including Bengali, Assamese, Manipuri & Mizo languages for NE States and Kashmiri (Urdu script) for J&K. The written test will be preceded by the Physical Standard Test (PST) & Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Only those candidates who qualify the PST & PET will be allowed to appear in the written examination. The requisite height for PST is 170 cms for male and 157 cms for female and the requisite chest parameter is 80 cms (for male only). However, the physical standard requirements of height and chest have been relaxed for the candidates of NE States (including Sikkim) and J&K. Details are available on SSC’s website- http://ssc.nic.in and Employment News dated 24.01.2015.
There is no fee for SC, ST, Woman and Ex-serviceman candidates for applying in this exam. The last date for receipt of application & form is 2nd March, 2015 for the candidates of NE States and J&K.