CRPF Physical Test Details, Written Exam Pattern, Selection Process

CRPF Physical Test- Complete Information for CRPF Syllabus, Constable, ASI, Head Constable Exam Pattern PDF for the selection procedure.

Time by time, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) advertises the recruitment for the constable, ASI (Steno), and head constable posts. For the selection, a physical test plays a vital role. CRPF hosts PST, a Written Test for eligible aspirants every year after the online registration process.

Unlike most of the defence jobs, CRPF Physical Test doesn’t consist of any race or high jump or any other physical activity, the aspirant must meet the required physical standards such as chest and height which is different on the basis of the candidate’s category or the location.

Required Physical Standards for CRPF Recruitment

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Candidate Height Chest (Males only)
General Category Male  – 170 Cms
Female- 157 Cms
Un-expended 80 Cms
Garhwalis,  Kumaonis,  Dogras,
Marathas,  and  the aspirants from Assam,  Himachal
Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir.
Male  – 165 Cms
Female- 155 Cms
Un-expended 78 Cms
Candidates  from  the  North
Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh,
Manipur,  Meghalaya,  Mizoram,
Nagaland,  Sikkim  &  Tripura  and
Candidates  hailing  from  Gorkha
Territorial  Administration  (GTA)
comprising of the three Sub-Divisions
of  Darjeeling  District  namely
Darjeeling,  Kalimpong, and  Kurseong
and  includes  the  following  “Mouzas”
Sub-Division of these districts :
(1)  Lohagarh  Tea  Garden  (2)
Lohagarh  Forest  (3)  Rangmohan  (4)
Barachenga  (5)  Panighata  (6)  Chota
Adalpur  (7)  Paharu  (8)  Sukna  Forest
(9)  Sukna  Part-I  (10)  Pantapati
Forest-I  (11)  Mahanadi  Forest  (12)
Champasari Forest (13) Salbari Chhat
Part-II (14) Sitong Forest (15) Sivoke
Hill  Forest  (16)  Sivoke  Forest  (17)
Chhota Chenga (18) Nipania
Male  – 162.5 Cms
Female- 152.5 Cms
Un-expended 77 Cms
Scheduled Tribes Male- 162.5 Cms
Female- 150 Cms
Un-expended 76 cms
Scheduled  Tribes   from  the
North  Eastern  States  of  Arunachal
Pradesh,  Manipur,  Meghalaya,
Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura
and  Left  Wing  Extremism  affected
Male- 160 Cms
Female- 147.5 Cms
Un-expended 76 cms

The minimum chest expansion of 5 CMS is essential for all the categories. Candidates from various groups who want to avail the benefits of reservation i.e relaxation in chest or height measurement must submit the listed certificates in Annexure-D such as caste certificate, domicile etc.

Important Details about CRPF Medical Test & Physical Test

  • Medical Checkup is essential for all. So, the candidates can’t join the force until they get a clean cheat from the medical officials.
  • The female candidates need to go through the pregnancy test which is checked through the urine.
  • Male candidates may be tested without clothes on in certain circumstances.
  • The chest measurement isn’t part of the selection procedure for female aspirants yet they are expected to have well-developed breasts as mentioned in the official brochure.
  • The candidate must not have a flat foot, knock knee, varicose vein or squint in the eyes.

What are Knock-Knee or Flat Foot, Squint in Eyes and Varicose Vein?

  • Knock-knee or flat foot term is also generally abbreviated as Genu valgum. Kindly, visit this page to have more information about it.
  • Varicose Vein (मकड़ी नस) refers to a vein that is twisted and enlarged which is easily shown on the skin (Check Examples).
  • When a candidate’s eyes are not straight, it’s called Squint in eyes which is known as भेंगापन in Hindi. (Check Examples).

Directions about Tattoos on the CRPF candidate’s body

  • The location of the tattoo must be the non-saluting hand i.e left arm only. A tattoo can be accepted only if it is placed on the inner area of the forearm (kohni). It is allowed neither on the right hand nor the dorsum of hands.
  • The Size of the tattoo must not be more than ¼th of the Hand or Elbow.
  • If a candidate got the scar mark due to the tattoo removal surgery then he/she is eligible for participation as long as it doesn’t affect the candidate’s physical performance.
These were the major and common details about CRPF Physical test & Medical tests. If you found anything missing or couldn’t understand the particular line from the above-written paragraphs then please make a comment below and we should clarify it in an easier context.

CRPF Physical Test Dates / Schedule are announced about a month before the event. We usually update the schedule on the admit card article once the timetable is available for the CRPF PST.

CRPF Selection Process – ASI, Head Constable, Constable Recruitment

First Part

(a) Physical Standard Test (PST) and the Checkup of the original Certificates.

Second Part

(a) Written Examination.
(b) Skill Test (Typing Speed Test or Stenography test).
(c) Medical Examination.

CRPF Written Exam Details

CRPF conducts the written exam for 225 Marks which carries objective type questions only. Although there is no mention of the negative marking in the CRPF Exam in the official notification yet we recommend you confirm it from the administration before rushing in the preparations.

The written test of 150 Minutes (2:30 Hours) is hosted on the basis of the following scheme:

Parts Subject Marks
Part I


Section A Hindi/English Language 50
Section B General Intelligence 50
Section C Numerical Aptitude 50
Section D Clerical Aptitude 50
Part II
Essay, Letter writing 25
  1. CRPF doesn’t have any section cut off marks for the written test.
  2. Candidates can prefer to answer the descriptive part in Hindi or English language on the basis of their choice. The question paper shall be printed in both languages.

The aggregate qualifying marks (minimum) in Part-I of the written exam are divided as per the following:

  • General Category: 40% (80 Marks from 200)
  • SC/ST/OBC Categories: 35% (70 Marks from 200)

CRPF Typing Test for Head Constable Vacancies: English Typing on the computer is required with a minimum speed of 35 words per minute. OR You can do the Hindi Typing with a minimum speed of 30 words per minute if you prefer.

35 WPM in English and 30 WPM in Hindi reffers to 10500 key depressions/hour in English and 9000 key depressions/hour in Hindi with the average of 5 key depressions for each word on the computer.

CRPF Steno Test for ASI Posts: This Skill Test will also take place on the computer in which aspirants need to pass the following requirements:

  • Dictation of 10 Minutes at 80 words/minute.
  • Transcription Time is 65 Minutes in Hindi and 50 Minutes in English.
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  1. Admit card February 20 me ayegi . 26 ko exam he . Please check your email

  2. I'm Diya Chakraborty .my height is 152cm am i elligable for CRPF .. current I'm 12th pass..
    Sir plz answer me ?

    • Nhi ho aap 162 chahiye

  3. Nahi kar sakti ho

  4. Hello sir,
    Me bihar se kya me CRPF join kr skti hu..meri height 152cm 12th pass kr li hu..bihar ke ladki ke liye kitni height chahiye……delhi (patna) ,,(bihar) plz reply sir….

  5. Is tatto allowed in side of our body?

  6. I am married , can I Join cisf

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  8. Sir admit Card kab tak ayenge exam kab hoga sir

    • Check the official website.

  9. sir paramedical ka exam kab tak hoga no any notification

  10. Dear sir CRPF paramedical written exam kab hogi admit card bhi nahi aya hai sir.

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