Cabinet Relaxes Education Standard for CRPF Recruitment in Two Districts of Chhattisgarh | Latest India News


The educational qualification requirement for Constables (General Duty) in the CRPF has been relaxed from Class 10 to Class 8 for young tribal natives from three districts in South Chhattisgarh.

In line with new guidelines released by the Center on Wednesday, the educational qualification requirement for officers (general duty) in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been relaxed from Class 10 to Class 8 for indigenous youth from the tribes from three southern districts of Chhattisgarh. . The decision was taken at a Union cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

According to the new recruitment guidelines, 400 tribal youths from inland areas of three districts i.e. Bijapur, Dantewada and Sukma of Chhattisgarh state will get employment opportunities,” reads the statement released by the government. Apart from the relaxation of education requirements, the relaxation of physical standards for recruitment will also be granted by the Union Home Office.

The CRPF will “provide formal education” to recruited interns, while providing study materials, books and coaching assistance during the probationary period, the statement reads further. However, the government has said that the candidate’s service will only be confirmed once he has acquired the required Class 10 qualification through CRPF training.

The trial period may be appropriately extended, if necessary, to enable new recruits to acquire the prescribed educational qualification. To facilitate their passage to the Class 10 exam, these recruits will be registered with the National Institute of Open Schools recognized by the central and state governments, he said.

The CRPF is reserved for functions that involve maintaining public order, countering insurgency, and maintaining internal security.

Previously, the Chhattisgarh-based Battalion, Bastariya Battalion in 2016-17 recruited Scheduled Tribe candidates from four tribal dominated districts, however, the system did not work as recruits from inland areas could not compete with the others in the minimum class 10. requirement.

With the contributions of the agency


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