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Scheme of Examination: 

 Computer Based Examination:
The Computer based examination will  consist of one objective type paper containing 80 questions carrying 2 marks each, with the following composition: 



Number of Questions

Maximum Marks


Time Allowed


General Intelligence   and Reasoning 



60 minutes 


General Knowledge  and  

General Awareness



Part -C 






English/ Hindi 




1 All questions will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. The computer  based examination will be conducted in English and Hindi only. 

2 There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.  Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while  answering the questions. 

3 The dates of examinations will be informed to candidates only  through the website of the Commission. 

4 There shall be no provision for re-evaluation/ re-checking of the  scores. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.  

5 Marks scored by candidates in the Computer Based Examination will  be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission  through Notice No: 1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2019 and such  normalized scores along with the bonus marks for NCC Certificate  holders will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks. 

6 Tentative Answer Keys of the Computer Based Examination will be  placed on the website of the Commission after the Examination.  Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit online  representations, if any, within the stipulated time limit on payment of  Rs 100/- per question. Representations received through any other  mode e.g. letter, application, email, etc. will not be entertained.  Representations regarding the Answer Keys will be scrutinized  before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the  Commission in this regard will be final. 

7 The questions in the Computer Based Examination will be of Matriculation level. 

8 Walk-through video/ Mock Test on the Computer Based Examination  has been provided on the website of the Commission in the  ‘Candidate’s Corner’ Section. 

9 Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and other electronic  gadgets. They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the  Examination Hall/ Lab. 

10 The syllabus for the Examination will be as follows: 

10.1 General Intelligence and Reasoning: Analytical aptitude  and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested  through questions principally of non-verbal type. This  component may include questions on analogies, similarities  and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual  memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts,   arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic  number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, etc. 

10.2 General Knowledge and General Awareness: Questions in  this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s  general awareness of the environment around him. Questions  will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and  of such matters of every day observations and experience in  their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated  person. The test will also include questions relating to India  and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports,  History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity,  Indian Constitution, and scientific Research etc. These  Questions will be such that they do not require a special study  of any discipline. 

10.3 Elementary Mathematics: This paper will include questions  on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of  Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship  between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations,  Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit  and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio  and Time, Time and Work, etc. 

10.4 English/ Hindi: Candidates’ ability to understand basic  English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested.  

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST):

            Based on  the performance in CBE, candidates will be shortlisted for PET/ PST by the  Commission. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test  (PST) will be conducted at various centres finalized by the CAPFs. Detailed  scrutiny of candidates’ eligibility/ documents will be undertaken at the time of  DME. Therefore, it will be the responsibility of the candidates to verify their  eligibility as prescribed in this notice before appearing for CBE/ PET/ PST.  Candidates shortlisted for PET/PST will be asked to go through biometric  verification followed by PET&PST. The PST shall include measurement of  height, weight & Chest (as applicable). 

3 Ex-servicemen who are shortlisted in the Computer Based Examination for  PET/ PST will have to appear in PET/ PST for recording of measurement of height, chest and weight only. There is total relaxation in PST/PET for Ex serviceman. PET will not be held for these Ex-servicemen candidates. However, they will have to qualify the medical examination. 

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates have to clear the race within  the following time limits: 





5 Kms in 24  


1.6 Kms in 8 ½  minutes

For candidates other than  those belonging to Ladakh  Region.

1.6 Kms in 6  ½ minutes

800 metres in  4 minutes

For candidates of Ladakh  Region.


4.1 A women candidate, who as a result of tests is found to be pregnant  of 12 weeks standing or over, shall be declared temporarily unfit and  appointment be held in abeyance until the confinement is over. The  vacancy against which a woman candidate was selected will be kept  reserved for her. She will be re-examined for Physical Efficiency Test  (PET) six weeks after the date of confinement, subject to the  production of medical certificate of fitness from a registered medical  practitioner. If she is found fit, she may be appointed to the post kept  reserved for and allowed the benefit of seniority in accordance with  the instructions of the government, as amended from time to time. 

Physical Standard Test (PST)Physical Standards for the posts are as  follows: 

5.1 Height:  

5.1.1 Male: 170 cms 

5.1.2 Female: 157 cms 

5.1.3 Few categories of candidates are allowed relaxation in heights  mentioned above. Relaxed standard of height for such  candidates are as follows:



Relaxation for 






All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 




All Scheduled Tribe candidates of North  Eastern States (NE States)




All Scheduled Tribe candidates of Left Wing  Extremism affected districts




Candidates falling in the categories of  Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas and  candidates belonging to the States/ UTs of  Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir  and Ladakh




Candidates hailing from the North-Eastern  States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur,  Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and 




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Candidates hailing from Gorkha Territorial  Administration (GTA) comprising of the three  Sub-Divisions of Darjeeling District namely  Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong and  includes the following “Mouzas” Sub-Division of  these Districts : 

(1)Lohagarh Tea Garden (2) Lohagarh Forest  (3) Rangmohan (4) Barachenga (5) Panighata  (6) ChotaAdalpur (7) Paharu (8) Sukna Forest  (9) Sukna Part-I (10) Pantapati Forest-I (11)  Mahanadi Forest (12) Champasari Forest (13)  SalbariChhatpart-II (14) Sitong Forest (15)  Sivoke Hill Forest (16) Sivoke Forest (17)  ChhotaChenga (18) Nipania.




5.2 ChestMale candidates should have following standards of chest  measurement: Un-expanded: 80 cms Minimum expansion: 5 cms 

5.2.3 Few categories of candidates are allowed relaxation in chest  measurement. Relaxed standard of chest measurement for  such candidates are as follows: 



Relaxation for 


expanded (cms)

Minimum  Expansion (cms)


All candidates belonging to Scheduled  Tribes




Candidates falling in the categories of  Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas  and candidates belonging to the States/  UTs of Assam, Himachal Pradesh,  Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh




Candidates hailing from North-Eastern  Sates of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur,  Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim,  Tripura and Gorkha Territorial  

Administration (GTA)




5.2.4 Chest measurement for female candidates will not be taken.  However, it will be ascertained that the chest is well  developed.  

5.3 WeightProportionate to height and age as per medical standards. 

5.4 Scrutiny of eligibility of candidates for relaxations i.e. height and  chest measurement will be carried out after qualifying PET (race) and  before PST by CAPFs PET/ PST Boards. Relaxation in height and  chest (as the case may be) as mentioned above for the candidates  other than those belonging to ST category will be permissible only on  production of certificate at the time of PST/ PET in the proforma as  prescribed in Annexure-IX from the competent authorities. ST candidates may avail the relaxation on the production of valid ST  Certificate. 

5.5 The candidates who are declared not qualified in Physical Standards,  i.e. height and chest may prefer an appeal on same day, if they so  desire, to the Appellate Authority nominated for the Centre through  Presiding Officer (PO). The decision of the Appellate Authority will be  final and no further appeal or representation in this regard will be  entertained thereafter. There is no appeal in PET (Race).  

5.6 Conduct of PET/ PST and DME/ RME will be the sole responsibility of  the CAPFs. The Commission will not entertain any representation/  appeal/ RTI Applications/ CPGRAMs against the decision of the PST/  PET and DME/ RME Board. 

Medical ExaminationCandidates will be shortlisted for Detailed Medical  Examination (DME) from the pool of candidates who qualify PET/ PST.