Nationality or Citizenship

A candidate must be either:

  1. A citizen of India, or
  2. A subject of Nepal, or
  3. A subject of Bhutan, or
  4. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  5. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary will be admitted to the Examination provisionally but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

Age limit

Age limit for the post of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police & CAPFs and Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF is 20-25 years.

Note I: The upper age limit for the post of Sub Inspector in CAPFs and ASI in CISF is relaxable for Central Government Civilian Employees as per extant Government order.

Note II: The crucial date of age-limit is reckoned with reference to 01-01-2017. Candidate should note that the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate only, will be accepted by the Commission for determining the Age eligibility and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

For detailed age relaxation please refer page 4 and 5 of the Notification attached below.

Educational qualifications (as on 01.01.2017)

Bachelor's degree from a recognized universoty or equivalent

Note I: For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only:- Male candidates must possess and also carry a valid Driving License for LMV (Motor cycle and Car) as on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Standard Tests. Otherwise they will not be allowed to undergo Physical Endurance and Standard Tests. However, the candidates who do not have a Valid Driving License for LMV (Motor Cycle and Car) can apply for all other CAPFs posts.

Note II: As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10.6.2015 published in Gazette of India all the degree/diploma/certificates including technical education degree/diploma awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grant Commission Act 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grant Commission.

Note III: Candidates who have not acquired the educational qualification as on 01-01-2017 will not be eligible and need not apply.

Note IV: All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission will be required to produce all relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets for all the three years of Graduation/ Provisional Certificate/ Certificate of Graduation as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01-01-2017 failing which the candidature of such candidate will be cancelled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove by documentary evidence that the result of the educational qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he/she has been declared passed will also be considered to have the required educational qualification.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted only in the online mode. Detailed instructions mentioned in Annexure -IIA and Annexure-IIB. Candidates may note that online application will be accepted only at http://ssconline.nic

Application Fee: Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only)

Mode of payment: Fee can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net banking or through credit/ debit cards of any bank.

Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Ex- Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying fee, as per instructions of Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India.

Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

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