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CRPF Recruitment 2023: Apply for constable posts

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) invites online applications for the recruitment of constables (Technical or Tradesman). Eligible candidates can apply online on CRPF’s official website http://www.crpf.gov.in from 27.03.2023 to 25.04.2023. Both male and female candidates are eligible to apply for these posts. This article contains all the required details like vacancy details, educational qualification, age limit, salary details, selection process, application fee detail, apply procedure.

Highlights of CRPF Recruitment 2023

Organization Name Central Reserve Police Force
Job type Central Government job
Post name Constable (Technical / Tradesman)
Vacancy 9212
Job Location Anywhere in India
Apply mode Online
Start date 27.03.2023
Last date 25.04.2023
Release of admit card 20.06.2023 to 26.06.2023
Date of Examination 01.07.2023 to 13.07.2023 (Tentative)
Selection procedure CBT, Document verification, Medical examination
Pay Scale Rs.21,700 to 69,100
Official website http://www.crpf.gov.in

Vacancy details of constable post

CRPF needs 9212 candidates to fill the vacancies for the constable (Technical / tradesman) post. Out of 9212 vacancies, 9105 vacancies are allotted for male candidates and 107 vacancies for females. The vacancy distribution for each state is clearly given below,

Vacancy detail for the male post

S.No. Post name Vacancy
1 Driver 2372
2 Motor Mechanic Vehicle 544
3 Cobbler 151
4 Carpenter 139
5 Tailor 242
6 Brass band 172
7 Pipe band 51
8 Bugler 1340
9 Gardener 92
10 Painter 56
11 Cook & water carrier 2429
12 Washerman 403
13 Barber 303
14 Safai Karmachari 811
Total 9105

Vacancy detail for the female post

S.No. Post name Vacancy
1 Bugler 20
2 Cook & water carrier 46
3 Washerwoman 03
4 Hairdresser 01
5 Safai Karmachari 13
6 Brass band 24
Total 107

Vacancy details of pioneer wing

S.No. Post name Vacancy
1 CT / Mason 06
2 CT / Plumber 01
3 CT / Electrician 04
Total 11

Eligibility criteria for CRPF Recruitment 2023

Educational Qualification

S.No. Post name Educational Qualification Technical Qualification
1 Driver Candidates should pass the matriculation examination Candidates should possess a heavy vehicle driving license and should pass the driving test at the time of recruitment
2 Mechanic motor vehicle Candidates should pass the matriculation examination or the 10th pass in the 10+2 examination Candidate should possess ITI Certificate in mechanic motor vehicle
3 For all other tradesmen Candidates should pass the matriculation examination Candidates should be proficient and should have worked previously in their respective trades.
4 Pioneer wing Candidates should pass the matriculation Candidates should have one year of experience in their respective trades and also they should possess an ITI certificate from a recognized Institute

Age limit for CRPF Recruitment 2023

The age limit for the candidates is considered as of 01.08.2023. The candidates should not be born earlier than 02.08.1996 and later than 01.08.2022


Post name Age limit as on 01.08.2023
Driver 21 to 27 years
MMV/Cobbler/Carpenter/Tailor/Brass band/Pipe band/Bugler/Gardener/Painter/Cook/Water carrier/Washerman/Barber/Safai karamchari/Mason/plumber/electrician 18 to 23 years


Age relaxation for CRPF Recruitment 2023

S.No. Category Age relaxation
1 SC /’ ST 5 years
2 OBC 3 years
3 Ex-serviceman 3 years

Application fee

  • Male candidates of General / EWS & OBC – 100/-
  • SC / ST/women/ Ex-serviceman – Nil

How to apply for CRPF Recruitment 2023?

  • Candidates can apply only through online mode
  • Go to the official website http://www.crpf.gov.in
  • The application portal will be enabled from 27.03.2023 to 25.04.2023
  • Fill in all the details in the application form carefully
  • Payment can be done either through credit card or debit card or net banking
  • Once the payment is completed, candidates can give submit
  • Download your application form for further reference

Exam centers in Tamilnadu & Puducherry

The Computer Based test (CBT) will be conducted in the following locations,

  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Cuddalore

Examination pattern

  • The Computer Based Test consists of 100 objective type questions totally carrying 100 marks.
  • Medium of language – English & Hindi
  • Negative marking – 25 marks deducted for each wrong answer
  • Questions will be matriculation level
  • Time duration – 2 hours


Part Subject No. of questions Max. marks
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
B General Knowledge & General Awarness 25 25
C Mathematics 25 25
D English / Hindi 25 25


Important links

CRPF Official website Click Here
CRPF Official notification Click Here
CRPF Online application form Click Here


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