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Cisf Exam

According to the recent announcement, UPSC has now started accepting applications for the CISF post from November 2022. CISF is responsible for hiring for several posts like Constable, Head Constable, ASI, Tradesman, etc. 700+ vacancies are announced for this recruitment drive. UPSC follows a certain selection pattern for all its posts. You can scroll down further if you want to know the details of the CISF exam in this blog.

Particulars  Details 
Exam  Central Industrial Security Force Recruitment 2022
Conducting Body UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)
Post Constable/Tradesman
Vacancies 710
Application Dates November 21-December 20, 2022
Exam Date To be announced
Level National
Duration 2 Hrs

Eligibility of CISF Exam

Parameters for the eligibility of CISF exam varies from age, educational qualification to their physical requirements. 

Particulars Details
Age 18-23 
Educational Qualifications Class 10 or Matriculation 
Nationality Indian
Height General, EWS, OBC, SCs (170 cm)
ST (162.5 cm)
Chest General, EWS, OBC, SCs (80-85 cm)
General, EWS, OBC, SCs (76-81 cm)
Vision Near Vision (Better-N6) (Worse- N9)
Distant Vision (Better- 6/6) (Worse- 6/9)

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Syllabus of CISF Exam

According to the recent openings, the syllabus of CISF- Constable ost is as follows:

Subjects Details
General Awareness  Science: Inventions and Discoveries,
Banking as well as Finance
History Events,  Scientific Research,Sports & Athletes related essential topics
Economy-related topics
Countries and Capitals
Culture related news
Capitals of India-related topics
Knowledge of other current events
Geography related topics
Current Affairs – National and International.
Script related books related topics
National and International Awards Topic
Analytical Aptitude Syllabus Averages Topic Indices & Surds
Compound Interest topic
Volumes Odd Man Out Topic
Quadratic Equations topic, Probability, Profit & Loss, Simplification & Approximation, Time & Work, Partnership, Ratio & Proportion, Boats & Streams Topic, Simple Interest
Time & Distance topic, Problems on Trains, Areas, Races & Games, Numbers & Ages, Mixtures & Allegations, Mensuration Topic, Permutations & Combinations, Problems on L.C.M & H.C.F, Pipes & Cisterns, Percentages, Simple Equations Topic, Problems on Various Numbers
Elementary Mathematics Similarities as well as Differences, Problem Solving Topic, Space Visualization Topic, Judgment Topic, About Number System, Decimals & Fractions, Computation of Whole Numbers, Verbal & Figure Classification. Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical Number Series, Statistics, Arithmetic, Geometry related sums, Analysis, Basic arithmetical operations Relationship between Numbers, Discount topic
Reasoning Ability Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Classification, Logical Problems, Number Series, Letter & Symbol Series ,Theme Detection Topic ,Matching Definitions Topic
Basic English Basics of English, Strong English Vocabulary, English Grammar (Parts of Speech, Tenses, Active and Passive Voice, Singular-Plural as well as Degree of Comparison), Comprehension Reading, Sentence Structure

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Exam Pattern of CISF Exam

CISF exams follow a certain exam pattern for all its posts like constables, head constables etc.

Written Test 

The detailed bifurcation on a number of questions and marks in different categories: 

Subjects Questions Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness and Knowledge 25 25
English 25 25
Mathematics 25 25

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How To Apply For CISF Exam?

For a hassle-free experience while applying CISF exam, you need to follow all the instructions, that are mentioned below:

Step 1 Visit the official website i.e 

Step 2 Once you have visited the website, you have to log in. If you do not have an account, create one.

Step 3 To create an account, click on the ‘create registration account’ and put all the details that are required. These necessary details include your name, number, DOB, email address, etc.

Step 4 After creating the account, log in with your credentials i.e CISF number and password. 

Step 5 You can find application forms for different positions. Fill out all the documents accordingly and make sure you fill in all the correct details. 

Step 6 Once you are done filling in all the details, you have to upload the mentioned documents like photographs, and certificates in the required format and size.

Step 7 Review your application and after finishing, pay the application fee. You should also download the application to avoid any future inconvenience. 


Q. How can I know if I am eligible for the CISF exam?

A. The eligibility for CISF exams depends on your age, educational level, nationality etc. With an age bracket of 18-23 years and if you have cleared your 12th standard, you are eligible to appear for the CISF exam.

Q. Is the CISF exam a government exam? 

A. CISF stands for Central Industrial Security Force. This exam is conducted annually by the Indian Government.

Q. Is there any CISF exam of CISF announced for 2023?

The CISF AC (Exe) LDCE 2023 has announced that candidates can apply for this exam. The application submission started in November 2022 and will end in December 2022.

Q. How to apply for the CISF exam?

The process to apply for CISF, 2022 is pretty easy. You just have to visit their website and follow the instructions given above. You will be able to apply it very quickly and easily. 

Q. I have just passed the 12th standard, can I still take the CISF exam?

The educational qualification mentioned in the eligibility criteria is if you are at least a senior secondary pass out. 

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