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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    CISF ASI Recruitment Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours 30 minutes
  • Official Website
    www.cisf.gov.in
  • Total Marks
    200
  • Total No. of Questions
    200
  • No. of Sections
    4
  • Medium of the exam
    English
Eligibilty Criteria

A bachelor’s degree in any discipline is the basic criteria for being eligible to be recruited as ASI by CISF. The upper age limit is 35 years and can be relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST candidates. For Other Backward Class (OBC) candidates, there is no age limit as no vacancy is specified for them. Such candidates can apply as General/Unreserved (UR) candidates.

CISF ASI Educational Qualifications

The table below provides the details of educational qualifications for CISF ASI:

Exam Eligibility Criteria
CISF ASI Graduate in any stream

CISF ASI Overall Eligibility Criteria

The key aspects of the eligibility criteria for CISF ASI are tabulated below:

Particulars Details
Age
  • 35 years for General or OBC
  • Relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
Nationality Indian
Domicile India
Visual Standards The following criteria will be used to assess the candidates' visual standards: Unaided (near vision) visual acuity: Better Eye: N6, Worse Eye: N9. Better Eye 6/6, Worse Eye 6/9 in uncorrected visual acuity (distant vision). Refraction: No visual correction of any kind, including glasses, will be allowed. ISHIHARA's CP-III
Numeber of Attempts 3
Important Points
  • Only 3 chances are offered to the candidates to appear for the exam
  • The exam venues are located in various cities across India
Website www.cisf.gov.in
Exam Pattern

The LDCE for CISF ASI consists of four subjects. The details of the exam pattern are tabulated below:

Subject Marks
General Intelligence and reasoning 50
General Awareness and Professional Knowledge 50
Numerical Ability 50
Comprehension and communication skill 50

CISF ASI Physical Efficiency Test

Males Females
1.6 km race in 6.5 minutes 800m race in 4 mins
100m race in 16 sec 100m race in 18 sec
High Jump - 3.9 ft High Jump - 3 ft
Long Jump - 12 ft Long Jump - 9 ft
Shot Put (16 lbs) - 14.8 ft -
Syllabus

Paper 1 focuses on General Intelligence and reasoning whose syllabus is presented below:

CISF ASI Syllabus for General Intelligence and reasoning

General Intelligence and reasoning contains 50 MCQs. The details of the syllabus for General Intelligence and reasoning are provided as follows:

  • Blood Relations
  • Arrangements
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Venn diagrams
  • Number Ranking
  • Figurative Classification
  • Classification
  • Analogies
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Directions
  • Number Series
  • Figural Pattern
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Number
  • Ranking & Time Sequence
  • Mirror Images
  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Figure Matrix Questions
  • Problem on Age Calculation
  • Decision Making
  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Arguments
  • Inference
  • Analogy
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Test of Direction Sense.
Paper 2 Syllabus

CISF ASI Syllabus for Paper 2

Paper 2 focuses on General Awareness and Professional Knowledge whose syllabus is presented below:

CISF ASI Syllabus for General Awareness and Professional Knowledge

General Awareness and Professional Knowledge contains 50 MCQs. The details of the syllabus for General Awareness and Professional Knowledge are provided as follows:

  • Indian Culture
  • Scientific observations
  • Political Science
  • National Dance
  • Countries and Capitals
  • Famous Places in India
  • Books and Authors
  • Geography of India
  • National and International current affairs
  • Important Dates
  • About India and it’s neighbouring countries
  • Science and innovations
  • New inventions
  • Economic problems in India
  • Music & Literature
  • World organizations
Paper 3 Syllabus

CISF ASI Syllabus for Paper 3

The Paper 3 focuses on Numerical Ability whose syllabus is presented below:

CISF ASI Syllabus for Numerical Ability

The Numerical Ability contains 50 MCQs. The details of the syllabus Numerical Ability is provided as follows:

  • Fraction
  • Ratios
  • Average & Volume
  • Factoring (LCM, HCF..)
  • Mensuration formulas (asking you to calculate length
  • Breadth or height of the square, rectangle cube etc)
  • Simple interest & Compound interest (find missing variable or a direct question)
  • Market price
  • Cash price & Expenditure problems
  • Time & Work
  • Speed & Distance problems
  • Numerical problems (missing no., series completion etc)
  • Percentages (like profit & loss %, marks, shares, etc.,)
Paper 4 Syllabus

CISF ASI Syllabus for Paper 4

The Paper 4 focuses on Comprehension and communication skill whose syllabus is presented below: Comprehension and communication skill contains 50 MCQs. The details of syllabus Comprehension and communication skill is provided as follows:

  • Error Detection
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Correction
  • Synonyms
  • Direct & Indirect Speech
  • Passages
  • One word Substitutes
  • Vocabulary
  • Para Completion
  • Active voice & Passive voice
  • Grammar
  • Antonyms
  • Parts of Speech
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Sentence Arrangements
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Usage of Articles

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