"Around 84,600 positions in six paramilitary forces, including the CRPF and BSF, are vacant. Read more for detailed information."
CAPF Vacancy 2022: According to Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai, around 84,600 positions in six paramilitary forces, including the CRPF and BSF, are vacant. However, 1.12 lakh positions in these forces have been filled over the previous three years.
According to Rai, 10 percent of openings in the paramilitary forces are set aside for veterans up to the level of assistant commandant to be filled through direct recruiting, following the Department of Personnel and Training guidelines. Additionally, he stated that preliminary approval had been given for the reservation of 10% of openings for ex-Agniveers in the recruitment to the positions of constable (general duty) and rifleman in these forces when the first batch of ex-Agniveers becomes available for recruitment after completing the engagement period.
According to the minister’s written response, there will be 84,659 open positions in the Assam Rifles and Central Armed Police as of 31 July 2022. He stated that the administration had decided to fill open positions in these forces by December 2023. According to Rai, 10,377 positions in the paramilitary forces have been filled as of 2022, 69,551 positions in 2021, and 32,400 positions in 2020.
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