Central Reserve Police Force invited applications for filling up the following 1458 Vacancies of Head Constable (Ministerial) and ASI (Steno) by direct recruitment. All eligible male and female candidates can apply online for the CRPF HC Ministerial ASI Steno Bharti Vacancies through crpf.gov.in from 04th Jan to 25th Jan 2023. CRPF HCM ASI Steno Recruitment 2023 as online application form, vacancy details, selection process, physical pst, exam date, admit card etc info is given below.
CRPF Head Constable Ministerial ASI Steno 2022-2023
Total Number of Vacancies – 1458 Posts
CRPF Ministerial Post and Category wise Vacancy Details:
- Head Constable (Ministerial): 1315 Posts (UR-532, EWS-132, OBC-355, SC-197, ST-99)
- ASI (Steno): 143 Posts (UR-58, EWS-14, OBC-39, SC-21, ST-11)
Age Limit – 18 to 25 years as on 25 Jan 2023 i.e. candidates applying for CRPF HCM/ ASI Steno Recruitment must be born between 26 Jan 1998 and 25 Jan 2005. Relaxation in upper age limit for SC, ST, OBC, Ex Servicemen and other categories is applicable as per the Govt orders.
Educational Qualification – 12th Pass (10+2) or equivalent examination pass from a board or university recognized by Central or State Govt.
Skill Test Norms:
ASI (Steno) – Dictation 10 minutes @ 80 words per minute and Transcription time 50 minutes in English or 65 minutes in Hindi on computer.
HC Ministerial (HCM) – English Typing with minimum speed of 35 words per minute OR Hindi Typing with Minimum speed of 30 words per minute on computer.
35 words per minute in English and 30 words per minute in Hindi are corresponding to 10500 key depressions per hour in English and 9000 key depressions per hour in Hindi respectively, with an average of 5 key depressions for each word on computer.
CRPF HCM ASI Steno Selection Process, Physical, Exam Syllabus
The selection process for CRPF Head Constable (Ministerial) and ASI (Steno) Recruitment consists of five stages (tests) in the order as follows:
- Computer Based Test (CBT)
- Skill Test (Typing/ Shorthand Test)
- Physical Standard Test (PST)
- Documents Verification (DV)
- Medical Examination (DME/ RME)
You are required to carry 02 passport size recent colour photographs and 01 original Photo ID Proof (Aadhaar Card/ Driving License/ Voter Card/ PAN Card etc) to the Examination Venue, failing which you will not be allowed to appear for the test.
The detailed recruitment process for the posts of CRPF HCM/ ASI Steno is as follows:
Computer Based Test (CBT)
Candidates whose application forms are found to be in order will be issued Admit Card (Call letter) mentioning date, time and centre for the Computer Based Test. The test will be of maximum 100 marks consisting total 100 objective type questions (01 mark each) of 12th level as per the exam pattern below:
- Section A: Hindi/ English Language (25 Questions/ 25 Marks)
- Section B: General Aptitude (25 Questions/ 25 Marks)
- Section C: General Intelligence (25 Questions/ 25 Marks)
- Section D: Quantitative Aptitude (25 Questions/ 25 Marks)
The question paper will be of 90 Minutes duration and will be set in both Hindi and English (except Section A). There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer given by candidates. A mock test link will be made available by CRPF to familiarize you with Computer Based Test (CBT).
The minimum qualifying marks in Computer Based Test will be 40 Marks for UR Category and 35 Marks for EWS/ OBC/ SC/ ST Category. Marks obtained by the candidates in CBT will be normalized and such normalized scores will be used to prepare final merit list and cut off marks. Final selection will be made on the basis of performance of candidates in Computer Based Test (CBT).
Skill Test (Typing/ Shorthand Test)
Candidates qualified in CBT shall be called for the next stage of recruitment process i.e. Skill Test/ PST/ DV/ DME which will be conducted at various centres after biometric verification. The Skill test will be of Qualifying Nature and no marks will be awarded for the test. Skill Test in Hindi will be conducted only on Remington Gail Key layout with Mangal font.
The Skill test for HCM/ ASI Steno will be conducted as follows:
HC Ministerial (Typing Test):
Dictation: 10 minutes @ 80 words per minute.
Transcription time: 50 minutes in English or 65 minutes in Hindi on computer.
ASI Steno (Shorthand Test):
English Typing with minimum speed of 35 words per minute on computer OR
Hindi Typing with minimum speed of 30 words per minute on computer.
Skill test (typing) will be conducted/ done only on computers. Computers and key boards for the purpose will be provided by the recruitment centers.
Physical Standard Test (PST)
Candidates qualified in Skill test will be put through Physical Standard Test for the Height, Chest and Weight measurement as per the details below:
GEN/ OBC/ SC Category – Male: 165 Cms and Female: 155 Cms.
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the state of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, UTs of Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir – Male: 162.5 Cms and Female: 150 Cms.
ST Category – Male: 162.5 Cms and Female: 150 Cms.
Chest (Only for Male candidates):
GEN/ OBC/ SC Category – 77-82 Cms
ST Category – 76-81 Cms
Weight: Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards.
Document Verification (DV)
Candidates qualified in PST will be called for Document Verification. In this stage candidates will have to produce all original documents along with self attested photocopies as mentioned in the Admit Card for DV. You will have to carry 02 passport size recent colour photographs and one original valid Photo ID Proof (Aadhar Card/ Voter Card/ PAN Card/ Driving License etc) while appearing for the Document Verification.
The following documents are required at the time of Document Verification:
1. Educational certificates.
2. Date of Birth certificate (10th pass certificate).
3. Order/ letter in respect of equivalent Education Qualification claimed (if applicable).
4. SC /ST/ OBC/ EWS Certificate in prescribed format (if applicable).
5. Domicile certificate.
6. ID proof (PAN/ Aadhar/ Driving License/ Voter ID etc).
7. Discharge certificate and Undertaking in prescribed format (for Ex-Serviceman).
8. Height and Chest Relaxation certificate in prescribed format (if applicable).
9. Photographs (02 copies).
10. No Objection Certificate, in case already employed in Government.
11. Certificate for claiming change in name after matriculation on marriage or remarriage or divorce etc (if applicable).
Medical Examination (DME/ RME)
Finally, the shortlisted candidates will have to undergo Detailed Medical Examination (DME) to assess their fitness as per the Medical Standards by the Medical Officer/ Board. Candidates declared unfit during DME will be allowed to undergo Review Medical Examination (RME).
The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other eye without correction i.e. without wearing of glasses or lenses. Candidate must not have Knock knee, flat foot, squint in eyes or varicose vein and they should possess high colour vision. Candidate must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.
Online Application Form, Important Dates and Notification
Eligible and interested candidates can submit online application form for the CRPF HCM ASI Steno Ministerial Recruitment through crpf.gov.in or through the direct link below from 04th Jan to 25th Jan 2023. You will have to choose only one post i.e. either Head Constable (Ministerial) or ASI (Steno) at the time of submitting application otherwise candidature will be cancelled.
Before applying online, keep ready your active email address, mobile number and scanned images of latest photograph, signature (50-100 kb each) and required certificates in jpg format for uploading while submitting the online form.
Important steps for submitting the application form:
- Step 1: Registration of personal and contact details. Login ID and password will be sent to you through email on registered email ID.
- Step 2: Re-login and select the category and fill up the personal and qualification details, upload photo & signature and pay the fee (if applicable) through online mode.
After submitting CRPF HCM/ ASI Steno online application form, take a printout of the system generated application form for record. The printout of online application form or any other document is not required to send to any office of CRPF.
Application fee – Male candidates of UR, EWS and OBC category are required to pay Rs. 100/- as examination fee. The fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Master card, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit Cards. SC/ST, Ex-Servicemen and Female candidates are exempted from payment of fee.
- Start date for submission of online application – 04th Jan 2023 (10 AM)
- Last date for submission of online Application – 25th Jan 2023 (11.55 PM)
- CBT Admit Card download – 15th Feb 2023
- CBT Exam date – 20 to 28 Feb 2023
Admit Card – Facility for downloading of Admit Card will be available through online mode only (will not be sent by Post) about 01 week before the next stage of recruitment process. You will have to carry 02 coloured printout of the Admit Card to the Exam Centre.
In case of inability to download admit card for any stage you may contact at CRPF helpline number 011-26160255 (10 am to 06 pm on working days only). Stay connected for further updates about CRPF Ministerial Exam Date, Admit Card, Result etc.
Register and submit online application form for the CRPF HCM ASI Steno Bharti through the direct link provided below (available from 04th Jan). For various certificate formats and more details about the recruitment, you can download the official recruitment notifications (in Hindi and English) in pdf format.
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