Last Updated: Feb 11, 2024
Ministry of Home Affairs will now conduct constable (General Duty) examination for recruitment of constables in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in 13 regional languages apart from Hindi and English. In a release, the Ministry said that the examination will be conducted for around 48 lakh candidates in 128 cities across the country from 20th February to 7th March, this year. The decision aims to increase the participation of local youth in the Central Armed Police Forces and promote regional languages.
The Ministry further added, with this initiative the youth across the country will have an opportunity to participate in the CAPFs Constable (General Duty) examination in their mother tongue and make a career in the service of the Nation. The languages included under this purview are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Odia, Urdu, Punjabi, Manipuri and Konkani in addition to Hindi and English.