11,000 Women To Be Recruited In India’s Central Security Forces
- IWB Post
- May 18, 2015
Yes, we are on the way to break few career gender stereotypes. Over 11,000 women will be recruited in central security forces for combat duties such as border guarding and law and order assignments.
A special sanction has also been accorded to the CRPF to raise two exclusive women battalions within its establishment to bolster the strength of the existing three such units.
So, how to get this job?
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold a three-tier examination for these posts with the stages being physical tests, written efficiency and medical tests. Candidates, who have passed Class X and are between 18-23 years of age, are eligible to apply for these posts.
What about salary?
The expected salary for those hired would be around Rs 20,200 apart from other benefits that the government extends to the Central Armed Police Forces.
Although, we are not blind supporters of any sorts of reservations for women, hence, we believe in more efficient ways of the empowerment. This particular provision by the government has set a striking beginning for the shift in a perception of what careers suit women. It is quite a happy news to share!