CRPF

The CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) exam is a competitive examination conducted to recruit eligible candidates for various posts within the Central Reserve Police Force, one of India's largest paramilitary forces. The CRPF exam provides a significant opportunity for individuals aspiring to serve the nation in a challenging and dynamic role. Boost your preparation for CRPF at Prayas Academy.

Essential Details About Exam

 

Name of the Exam

Central Reserve Police Force Exam 

Conducting Body

Central Reserve Police Force

Exam Level

National

Posts

Head Constable (Ministerial) &  ASI Stenographer,  Constable , Tradesman

Mode of Examination

Offline

Language

English, Hindi

Post Name/Purpose of the exam

For recruitment of candidates as CRPFs.

Official Website

https://crpf.gov.in/

 

CRPF Eligibility Criteria (Head Constable)

Age

Less than 25 Years

Educational Qualification

10+2 

Nationality

Indian

 

CRPF Exam Pattern 2023 (Head Constable-Ministerial & ASI Stenographer)

The selection process of the CRPF is divided into the following stages;

  • Computer Based Test
  • Skill Test
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Test. 

 

Subjects

Marks

Hindi/English (Optional Paper)

25

Quantitative Aptitude

25

General Aptitude

25

General Intelligence

25

Total

100

 

Passing the CRPF Constable Exam requires candidates to get the minimum cutoff score. Based on the students' categories, the cutoff list is created.

Physical Standard Test

 

Category

Gender

Male 

Female

General Candidates

165 cms

155 cms

Candidate falling under the category of Garwalies, Kumaonis,, 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.

162.5 cms

150 cms

Candidates coming from the following states - Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir 

162.5 cms

150 cms

ST

162.5 cms

150 cms



Chest

Male

Female

General

77 cm

82 cm

Candidates belonging to the States of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir.

77 cm

82 cm

STs

76 cm

81 cm

 

CRPF Exam Syllabus

General Intelligence

  • Word Building
  • Figural Analogy
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Numerical Operations
  • Symbolic & Number Classification
  • Number Series
  • Critical Thinking
  • Arithmetical Reasoning 
  • Discrimination
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Figural Pattern – Folding & Completion
  • Embedded Figures
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Semantic Analogy
  • Figural Classification
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Observation
  • Space Visualisation
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision making
  • Semantic Series
  • Symbolic & Number Analogy
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Drawing Inferences
  • Word Building
  • Semantic Classification
  • Figural Series

Reasoning Ability

  • Similarities
  • Differences,
  • Problem-solving,
  • Arithmetical computation
  • Venn diagrams
  • Analogies
  • Verbal and non-verbal
  • Ability to observe/distinguish patterns etc.

Analytical Aptitude

  • Mensuration,
  • Arithmetical and Numerical abilities
  • Number Systems
  • Simplification,
  • Time & Work
  • Tables & Graphs, etc.
  • Average,
  • Profit & Loss,
  • Decimals,
  • Fractions,
  • L.C.M., H.C.F.,
  • Ratio & Proportion,
  • Percentage

English

  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Structure
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Basic comprehension and writing ability
  • Error Spotting
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Vocabulary
  • Spellings
  • English Grammar

Hindi

  • सन्धि
  • समास
  • शब्दावली
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द /समानार्थी शब्द
  • व्याकरण
  • शब्दों का उपयोग
  • तत्सम एवं तदभव
  • वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण
  • कारक
  • लिंग
  • त्रुटि से सम्बंधित अनेकार्थी शब्द

 

CRPF Eligibility Criteria 2023 (Constable)

 

Age Limit 

For CT DVR: 21 to 27 Years

For CT Tech & Trades: 18 to 23 Years

Educational Qualification

10th class pass or equivalent from a recognized Board, or university recognized by the Central or State Govt

Nationality

Indian

 

CRPF Exam Pattern (Constable)

  • Written Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)
  • Trade Test

 

Subject

Number of question

Maximum Marks

Duration

General Intelligence and   Reasoning

25

25

General Knowledge and General   Awareness

25

25

Mathematics

25

25

 2 Hours

English/Hindi

25

25

Total

100

100

 

Physical Standard Test

 

CRPF Constable Physical Eligibility

Height

Male

Female

170 cms

157 cms

Chest

Unexpanded

Expanded

Not Applicable

80 cms

Min. expansion 5 cms

Weight

Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards and Government instructions.

 

Physical Efficiency Test

 

Post/Trade

Male

Female

CT/Driver, CT/Motor Mechanic Vehicle, CT/Gardner, CT/Painter, CT/Carpenter, CT/Brass Band, CT/Pipe Band, CT/Cobbler, CT/Tailor & CT/Bugler

5 km in 24 minutes

1.6 km in 8.30 minutes 

CT/Cook/Water Carrier, CT/Barber & CT/HairDresser, CT/Washerman & CT/Washerwomen, CT/Safai Karmchari

1.6 km in 10 minutes

1.6 km in 12 minutes

  

Trade Test

The most crucial portion of the CRPF Constable Tradesman exam is this component. It is primarily concerned with assessing applicants' expertise and understanding in their trades, such as carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical work, painting, welding, and more. Candidates should be thoroughly knowledgeable about the theoretical ideas, equipment, methods, and safety precautions associated with their trade.

CRPF Exam Syllabus (Constable)

General Intelligence And Reasoning

  • Visual Memory
  • Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Classification
  • Analogies
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Similarities & Differences
  • Spatial Visualisation
  • Spatial Orientation

Mathematics

  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time
  • Number Systems
  • Computation of whole numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions and the relationship between numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Discount
  • Time and work 
  • Averages
  • Interest

General Knowledge

  • Geography
  • Economic Science
  • General
  • India and its neighbouring countries
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Policy
  • Indian Constitution

English

  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Structure
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Basic comprehension and writing ability
  • Error Spotting
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Vocabulary
  • Spellings
  • English Grammar

Hindi

  • व्याकरण
  • कारक
  • लिंग
  • त्रुटि से सम्बंधित अनेकार्थी शब्द
  • सन्धि
  • समास
  • शब्दों का उपयोग
  • तत्सम एवं तदभव
  • वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण
  • शब्दावली
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द /समानार्थी शब्द

 

FAQs( Frequently Asked Questions)

What are the different posts available in CRPF?

CRPF offers various posts such as Constable, Head Constable, Sub-Inspector, Assistant Commandant, and more. The specific posts and vacancies may vary based on the recruitment notification.

What is the selection process for the CRPF exam?

The selection process typically includes a written examination, physical efficiency test (PET), physical standard test (PST), medical examination, and personal interview.

Is there a negative marking in the CRPF exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking in the CRPF exam. Typically .25 marks are deducted for each incorrect answer.

CRPF Tradesman

The CRPF Tradesman has the same eligibility criteria as the CRPF Constable.

Boost Your Preparation Today!

Prepare for Railways, Airforce, Army, Navy, and NDA to discover the path to success.