For the first time, the Constable (GD) examination for recruitment of constables in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) would be administered in 13 regional languages in addition to Hindi and English. The examination would be held in 128 places throughout the country between February 20 and March 7, 2024, for about 48 lakh applicants.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and guided by Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah, has decided to conduct the Constable (General Duty) examination for recruitment in CAPFs in 13 regional languages in addition to Hindi and English beginning January 1, 2024. This historic decision was made at the initiative of the Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah to increase the participation of local youth in the Central Armed Police Forces and to promote regional languages.
Question papers for the Constable (General Duty) examination will now be provided in the following 13 regional languages, in addition to Hindi and English:
Constable GD Examination is one of the flagship examinations conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) attracting lakhs of youths from across the country. Therefore, Ministry of Home Affairs and Staff Selection Commission have signed an MoU to facilitate conduct of the examination in the above mentioned 13 regional languages in addition to Hindi and English. Accordingly, SSC has issued notification to conduct the Constable (GD) Examination, 2024 in 13 other regional languages in addition to English and Hindi.
The decision will result in lakhs of youthtaking part in the examination in their mother tongue/regional language and improve their selection prospects. As a result, the reach of this examination will increase among the candidates in the entire country and everyone will get an equal opportunity for employment.
With this initiative of the Central Government, the youth across the country, have bot a golden opportunity to participate in the Constable (General Duty) examination in the Central Armed Police Forces conducted by the Staff Selection Commission in their mother tongue and make a career in the service of the Nation.
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