CAPF Head Constable Recruitment 2024: Apply Online for 1526 Ministerial and ASI Posts

The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) are set to conduct recruitment for various posts including Head Constable (HC) Ministerial/Combatant Ministerial and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Stenographer. This recruitment aims to fill a total of 1526 vacancies across different categories. Here’s a detailed look into the eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, and more.



Overview of CAPF Head Constable Recruitment 2024

Exam Conducting Body: Border Security Force (BSF)
Posts Offered: Head Constable (HC) Ministerial/Combatant Ministerial, Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Stenographer
Total Vacancies: 1526
Mode of Application: Online
Official Website:
Application Dates: 09th June to 08th July 2024



Eligibility Criteria for CAPF Head Constable Recruitment 2024

Candidates interested in applying for CAPF Head Constable Recruitment must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates must have passed the Intermediate or Senior Secondary School (10+2) examination from a recognized Board or University.

Age Limit (as on 01/08/2024):

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 25 years
  • Age relaxation applicable to SC/ST/OBC/PwBD candidates as per Government norms.



Vacancy Details

The vacancies are distributed among different forces and categories. Here’s a summary of the vacancies:

Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer/Combatant Stenographer) and Warrant Officer (Personal Assistant)

Force Gender UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
CRPF Male & Female 08 02 06 03 01 21
BSF Male & Female 02 02 02 11 17
ITBP Male 19 05 14 06 04 56
ITBP Female 03 01 02 01 01 08
CISF Male 37 08 47 29 15 146
CISF Female 06 01 02 01 10
SSB Male & Female 02 01 03

Head Constable (Ministerial/Combatant Ministerial) and Havildar (Clerk)

Force Gender UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
CRPF Male & Female 110 27 73 41 31 282
BSF Male & Female 80 20 99 47 56 302
ITBP Male 78 09 19 26 06 138
ITBP Female 14 02 03 05 01 25
CISF Male 182 44 120 67 33 496
CISF Female 22 05 13 07 03 50
SSB Male & Female 03 01 01 05
AR Male & Female 16 03 09 05 02 35



Selection Process

The selection process for CAPF Head Constable Recruitment 2024 consists of the following stages:

  1. Physical Standards Test (PST) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET): Candidates must meet the physical standards and qualify in the physical efficiency tests as per prescribed norms.
  2. Computer Based Test (CBT): Qualified candidates from PST/PET will appear for a CBT consisting of 100 objective-type questions.
  3. Skill Test: Candidates qualifying CBT will undergo a skill test which includes Typing and Stenography tests as per the post applied.
  4. Documents Verification and Medical Examination: Finally, candidates will be called for document verification followed by a medical examination.


CAPF Head Constable Exam Pattern 2024

The Computer Based Test (CBT) for CAPF Head Constable Recruitment will include the following subjects:

Subject Name Total No. Of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
Hindi/English Language 20 20 1 hour and 40 minutes
General Intelligence 20 20
Numerical Aptitude 20 20
Clerical Aptitude 20 20
Computer Knowledge 20 20
Total 100 100


How to Apply for CAPF Head Constable Recruitment 2024

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through the official website of BSF. Here are the steps to apply:

  1. Visit the official website:
  2. Navigate to the recruitment section and click on the apply online link.
  3. Fill out the application form with accurate details.
  4. Upload scanned copies of necessary documents.
  5. Pay the application fee online (if applicable).
  6. Submit the application form before the last date: 08th July 2024.




CAPF Head Constable Recruitment 2024 offers a significant opportunity for candidates aspiring to join the Central Armed Police Forces in ministerial and stenographer roles. Candidates must prepare diligently for the selection process, adhere to eligibility criteria, and ensure timely submission of applications. For further updates and detailed notifications, candidates are advised to regularly visit the official BSF website.

This article provides a comprehensive overview of the recruitment process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, and other essential details to guide aspiring candidates through the application process effectively.

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