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Paramilitary Services (C.R.P.F. and B.S.F.)

The forces that are setup for internal security of the country are Paramiltary forces. All paramilitary forces function under the purview of Ministry of Home Affairs (on the other hand, the Indian Army, Navy & Air Force come under the Defense Ministry) and have different components and roles.

Career Options

  • In BSF; - Director General - Special Director General - Additional Director General - Inspector General - Deputy Inspector General - Commandant - Second-in-Command - Deputy Commandant - Assistant Commandant - Subedar Major - Inspector - Sub-Inspector - Assistant Sub Inspector - Head Constable - Constable - Constable (Tradesmen) In CRPF; - Dy. Commandant. - Second-In-Command - Commandant - DIGP - IGP

Educational Qualifications

  • - Class X - Class XII - Graduation in any stream

Personal Skills

  • - Dedicated to serve the nation - Physically robust - Team player - Ability to work odd hours - Good administrative skill - Discipline - Leadership traits - Courageous - Ability to work in different terrains

Courses to be pursued

  • - UPSC: Central Police Forces (CPF) Exam - SSC: Exam for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) & Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Top Colleges

  • MAEER’s Maharashtra Academy Of Naval Education And Training (MANET) Address: Gate No. 140, Rajbaug, Pune - Solapur Highway, Loni-kalbhor, Pune – 412201 Phone: 02026912902 /03 Website: www.manetpune.edu.in
  • Officer's Training Academy Address: 18/2, VOC Street, Meenambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600016 Phone: 098420 98420 Website: http://joinindianarmy.nic.in/bravo/ota-chennai.htm

Working Conditions

Paramilitary forces lead a tough life which is somewhat like the working conditions of the Indian army. Still, Paramilitary forces have poor quality of life. They receive lesser facilities as compared to Indian Army. Their assigned tasks and nature of job is very close to the Indian Army and according to the government data, huge number of paramilitary forces come into action in more insurgency affected areas than the army.

Top Companies

  • National Defence Academy Address: C-6, Arjun Marg, Block C, Defence Colony, Delhi 110024 Phonee: 020-25290333 Website: https://www.nda.nic.in/
  • Officer's Training Academy Address: 18/2, VOC Street, Meenambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600016 Phone: 098420 98420 Website: http://joinindianarmy.nic.in/bravo/ota-chennai.htm

Successful Persons

Shri V.G. Kanetkar

Shri V.G. Kanetkar who was the Director General of Reserve Police Force from 3 August, 1968 to 15 September, 1969. He was the first Director General of Central Reserve Police Force.

Mr K F Rustamji

Mr. K F Rustamji was the first Director General of Border Security Force for approx 9 years i.e. from 21 July, 1965 to 30 September, 1974.

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