What is the full form of CRPF?
The full form of CRPF is Central Reserve Police Force. It is a Paramilitary Force which is the largest Central Armed Police Force in India. The CRPF works under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
The main goal of this force is to help the Governments of all states to maintain law and order in their areas. Its Ka Headquarters is located in New Delhi, India. The Government of India has established CRPR Academy to train young candidates to be recruited in this force.
This force is known as Paramilitary Force. On 27 July 1939, the CRPF first emerged as a Crown Representative Police. And after independence it was changed to Central Reserve Police Force under the CRPF Act on 28 December 1949. CRPF is a central paramilitary force central i.e. it acts below the central government, due to which this force is not tied within the boundaries of a state. CRPF can be transferred anywhere and anytime in our India.
CRPF is appointed at different places on different occasions. But under normal circumstances, CRPF is kept at the same place where there are more problems like terrorism and Naxalism. The CRPF provides its services under the Ministry of Home Affairs and works on the instructions issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
The most special thing about CRPF is that it is the largest paramilitary force in India. This paramilitary force consists of about 239 battalions and the number of all these battalions keeps increasing over time. CRPF is considered to be the largest force among all paramilitary forces in India today.
Qualification for CRPF
You must have got complete information about CRPF, but now the question comes, what should be the qualification of a candidate to join it. So let's talk about qualification to join CRPF. Friends, if you want to make a career in CRPF, then you should know that your minimum age should be 20 years and maximum age is 25 years. Relaxation in age limit in CRPF has been given for 5 years for SC and ST category and 3 years for OBC category and 5 years for civilian Central Government employees.
Candidates for CRPF should have matriculation and 10 + 2 pass from a board university recognized by the central or state government. Along with this, the candidate should have IT diploma in related subject trade.
Physical Standards for CRPF
Male height-153 cm
Female height - 140.5 cm
Male chest - 74.5 cm (inflated 5 cm more)
In CRPF, candidates are selected for different posts. Therefore, they get salary separately on all posts and this salary can be up to 21700-61100.
Work done by CRPF
There are many functions under CRPF, you can see below about these functions -
- CRPF also acts to provide protection to VIP Personality.
- CRPF works to prevent terrorism and Naxalism in the state and union territory.
- The first task of CRPF is to assist the Police Force in maintaining law and order in the state and union territory.
- In our country, where there is Election, there is no riot and disaster or it is also done to stop the riot and disaster.
- CRPF also undertakes the work of security of Power House, Airports, Governor and Parliament of India Chief Minister residence.