Indo Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF) Eligibility Criteria

Assistant Commandant (General Duty)

Assistant Commandant (General Duty) is Group 'A' service (Basic pay, Rs.15,600-39,100) Assistant Commandants are recruited by the Combined Special Selection Board constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs through UPSC.

Eligibility : Graduation

Age Limit : 19 to 25

Relaxation in age : For members of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes - 5 years
Ex-servicemen and demobilized personnel of Armed Forces with not less than 6 months in the Armed Forces - Service rendered in Army, Navy and Air Force plus 03 years
Meritorious Sports persons - Up to 5 years. (10 years for SCs/STs and 8 years for OBCs)

Physical standards :

Category Height Weight Chest Eye-Sight
General 165cm & above 50kgs(min) 80-85 cms 6/6 to 6/12
Candidates belonging to Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Leh & Ladakh, Kashmir Valley, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Sikkimies and North - Eastern States shall be 165 cms.  165cms - 77-82 cms -
For Tribals / Adivasis including Mizos and Nagas 162.5cms - - do - -

Method of Selection : Written examination for Assistant Commandant is conducted in two papers viz.

  • Intelligence test
  • General Knowledge and Essay Writing.

Standard Minimum Height, Unexpanded Chest and Weight of Recruits at the Time of Enrolment for All Categories

The entire country has been divided into six regions namely; Western Plains Region, Eastern Plains Region, Central Region, Southern Region, Western Himalayan Region and Eastern Himalayan Region. The minimum physical standards for the various regions are as follows:

Height (Cms)
Soldier General Duty & Tradesmen Soldier Technical / Nursing Assistant Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (Cms) (Kgs)
Western Himalayan Region

Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and West of the Inter State Border between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and North and East ofRoad Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar and Chandigarh), Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttarakhand)

166 163 162 77 48
Eastern Himalayan Region Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Hill Region of West Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts) 160 157 160 77 48
Western Plains Region Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh,Delhi, Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division) 170 170 162 77 50
Eastern Plains Region Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa 169 169 162 77 50
Central Region Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu 168 167 162 *77 50
Southern Region Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Puducherry 166 165 162 77 50

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