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7 Central Armed Police Forces that You can Join after SSC GD Constable Exam

by Rahul Sharma Writer
Conducted by the Staff Selection Commission of India, GD constable exam is held to recruit eligible candidates for various defense bodies falling under the direct command of the central government. Some examples of these defense forces are Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), etc. Millions of candidates aspiring to serve their nation by being a part of its defense apply for this examination. So it becomes important that you prepare wholeheartedly if you are looking for a positive SSC Constable GD result 2019.

But while you are on it, it’s near to necessary that you know what organizations you could sign-up for after clearing this exam, so to have an idea of the career you should expect. Let us have a look 7 CAPFs that are open to your choice after you clear all rounds of GD constable exam.

Assam Rifles
One of the oldest paramilitary forces of India, Assam Rifles was established in 1835 and works under the Home Ministry of India. It was once responsible for the upkeep of law and order in the tribal areas of Assam. Mainly, the para-force has the responsibility to protect  India's Northeastern border.

Border Security Force (BSF)
Established in 1965, the BSF was formed when a need for extra security on borders was felt in the wake of the Indo-Pak war of 1965. It’s chiefly tasked with the protection of Indo-Pak and Indo-Bangladesh borders and fights infiltration and insurgencies happening in the related area.

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
Established in 1969, CISF is tasked with the upkeep of law and order in central government industrial complexes. Protecting PSU and government mints, the CISF is the world’s largest industrial security force.

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Among all the 7 paramilitaries of India, CRPF is the one having the most diverse and vast job profile. Established in 1939, the central police force assists state police forces in maintaining law and order of state or city, when things go out of the hand of the latter. CRPF also looks after the security of union territories. The force could be used by the home ministry to look after any internal security matter happening within the borders of the country. CRPF also conducts an operation to counter-terror activities in the Naxalite infested areas of east and south-east. Personals of this force are often sent on UN peacekeeping missions.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
ITBP was established in the wake of the Indo-China war of 1962. Not only it monitors the north Indian borders for terror-related activities, but also conducts regular operations to counter illegal migration and smuggling from the other side.

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
Previously called the Special Service Bureau, SSB is tasked with curbing anti-national activities in around the Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan borders. Since 2014, SSB has been recruiting women as combat officers.

National Security Guard (NSG)
NSG recruits its personals from other CAPF forces and state-owned police forces. It has the responsibility of countering militancy act happening in any part of the country. It was established in 1984.

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