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Para Military Services  


Paramilitary Services have been constituted to maintain internal security and to support defence in guarding our border. There services come under purview of central government and have a well defined role of action. These services constitute

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Border Security Force (BSF)
Indo Tibetan Border Force (ITBP)
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
Railway Protection Force (RPF)

1. CRPF:
Its role is to maintain internal security and enforcement of law and order. They also provide relief and rescue services to people during natural calamities or any major accident.
Hierarchy: DG-IG-DIG- Commandants - Dy. Comm. - Astt. Comm.
Entry/ Training: Recruited through Selection Board of Central Police Organisation(CPO).
Eligibility: Graduates of any stream with 50% are eligible for gazetted posts while for posts of constable non graduates can also apply.
Age limit: 19 - 25 year.
Selection: Written Test followed by interview and medical fitness test.
Training: At Neemuch MP
CRPF officers are also given chance to work with NSG, SPG.

2. BSF: It was constituted in 1965 The basic function in to keep vigil on our borders to prevent infiltration, terrorism and smuggling activities. They provide intelligence reports from borders ensure the safety of prominent installations and people living near border area. They also assist the police forces during Riots, Natural calamities.
They have 3operational arms: General Duty Branch, Technical Branch, Medical Branch.
Entry/Training: Constable/Sub Inspector : Through SSC of BSF
Age limit: 20-25 years for SI
: 18-22 for constable
Astt Commandants: SSC of CPO.
Age limit: 19 - 25 years
Special preference to NCC A, B, C, Certificate holders
Training: At Tekanpur, MP

This force patrols the Himalayan ranges which borders India and China.
Selection: Constable/SI - Through test conducted by selection board.
Training: Mussorie and Chandigarh.

They provide security to industrial establishments: They provide safety to PSU'S
Entry: SI/Astt.Commandant: Selection test
Eligibility: graduates
Training: Hyderabad