ITBP Exam 2018 – Syllabus, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Age Limit

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Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Exam 2018: Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result

ITBP Recruitment 2018 – Apply Online 218 Constable Posts

4.3 Physical Standards:     
  Description Height in CmsChest in Cms (For
       Male Candidates only)
 For all States and Union Territories (except17015780-85
 categories mentioned below)    
 For candidates falling in the categories of16515578-83
 Garhwalis,Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras,   
 Marathas and candidates belonging to the   
 states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal   
 Pradesh, Manipur,Tripura,Mizoram,   
 Kashmir and Leh & Ladakh regions of   
 Jammu and Kashmir.     
 For candidates belonging to Scheduled162.515076-81
 Tribes (ST)      
 Weight – Corresponding to height and age as per medical s tandard (for male and
 female candidates).     
 Note:-Candidate who intends to avail relaxation in Height/Chest measurement will
 have to submit certificate as per Annexure- ‘V’.  



4.4Basic Medical Standard:-

(i)Eye sight – The minimum visual standard for the candidates o f all categories will be as follows:-

Visual AcuityUncorrectedRefractionColourRemarks
unaided (NEARvisual acuity  Vision   
N6N96/66/9Visual CP III by-Inright
    correctionofISIHARAhanded person,
    any kindis not the right eye is
    permittedeven bettereyeand
    by glasses. vice versa. 
       vision is
(ii) The candidates must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose veinor
squint in eyes;        

(iii)Must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.

(iii)An colour blind person will not be eligible for appointment. If at any stage of service career, person is found to be colour blind, he will be boarded out as per SHAPE policy in vogue in the force;

(iv)Tattoos: –

(a)Content: Being a secular country, the religious sentiments of our countrymen are to be respected and thus, tattoos depicting religious symbol or figures and the name, as followed in Indian Army are to be permitted.

(b)Location: Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like inner aspect of forearm but only left forearm, being non saluting limb or dorsum of the hands are to be allowed.

(c)Size: Size must be less than ¼ of the particular part (Elbow or Hand) of the body.


5.1 Online application mode will be opened w.e.f. 29/10/2018 at 00:01 am and will be closed on 27/11/2018 at 11:59 pm.

5.2 Eligible and interested candidates should apply only through ITBP Recruitment website Candidates are advised to fill the application form after reading the instructions carefully. The application must be submitted ONLINE only. No application will be accepted offline. Candidature of the candidate who submitted application offline will be rejected summarily.

5.3 APPLICATION FEE & MODE OF PAYMENT – Male candidates belonging to General (UR) or OBC category applying for recruitment should pay Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) as application fee through online payment gateway system on Application received with any other mode of fee payment will be summarily rejected.

Fees are exempted for females, Ex-servicemen and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe category.


i) Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

ii) Fee paid by modes other than above will not be accepted and the applications of such candidate will be rejected forthright and the payment made shall stand forfeited.

5.4 Persons serving in Central/State Government applying for this recruitment are required to furnish a copy of No Objection Certificate (Annexure- I) issued by the employer at the time of verification of documents. Candidates who fail to submit NOC at the time of documentation shall not be allowed to appear in the selection process and his candidature shall be summarily rejected.

5.5 There is no requirement of submitting any documents at the time of filling online application form.


The candidates whose applications are found in order will be issued online admit Cards mentioning the date and venue of recruitment test. Candidature of candidates who are issued online admit cards will remain provisional till they are finally selected and submit all related documents/certificates in original and in prescribed format at the stage of verification of original documents. The candidates who arrive at the venue without valid admit cards will not be permitted to appear in the recruitment process.


(i)Before start of physical efficiency test (PET) and physical standard test (PST) the candidates will undergo verification of identity including Biometric capture.

(ii)Biometric identification of candidates can also be taken at any stage of recruitment.



The recruitment to the post of Constable (Telecom) will comprise of following phases. However, ITBP reserves the right to change sequence of the recruitment process due to administrative reasons.

Phase – I

PHYSICALThe candidates will report at the venue on given date and
EFFICIENCYtime with a clear & legible print out of their online admit card
TEST (PET)and online application form for PET. The events of the PET are
 as follows:-  
  For Male Candidates  
  i) 1.6 Kms Race To be completed within 7.30 minutes. 
  ii) Long Jump 11 Feet (03 Chances). 
  iii) High Jump 3½ Feet (03 Chances). 
  For Female Candidates 
  i) 800 Mtr Race To be completed within 4.45 minutes. 
  ii) Long Jump 09 Feet (03 Chances). 
  iii) High Jump 3 Feet (03 Chances). 
 No marks will be awarded for this test and it will be only
 qualifying in nature. Those who do not qualify will be eliminated
 at this stage itself. Pregnancy at the time of race will be
 considered a disqualification and pregnant female candidates
 shall be rejected at this stage.
 Note: – PET will not be held for Ex-servicemen. However, Ex-
 servicemen will be required to pass the requisite PST, written
 test and medical examination.
PHYSICALCandidates who qualify the PET will be screened for Height,
STANDARDChest and Weight measurements. Those who do not meet the
TEST (PST)required physical measurements as applicable will be eliminated
 at this stage.  
Phase – II     


(The written test may be OMR based or Computer based at the discretion of ITBP).

The candidates who qualify PET & PST will have to appear in written examination. Fresh admit Cards to the candidates, who qualify for the written test will be issued online by mentioning the date & venue of the written test. The candidates are required to appear for the written test with a clear and legible print out of their online admit card. A list of candidates qualified for written test will also be uploaded on ITBP website i.e. The written test will be as under:-

(i) The written test will consist of OMR based objective type multiple choice questions to be answered using a Blue or Black Ball pen only; or Computer based objective type multiple choice questions at the discretion of ITBP.

(ii) The question paper will be set bilingually in Hindi and English.

(iii) Pattern of question paper will be as under:-

 SN  Subject No. of Marks 
 100 Questions (Objective type), Max. Marks – 100,   
 Time – 2 Hrs      
 a) General English 15 15 
 b) General Hindi 15 15 
 c) General Awareness (Bilingual) 20 20 
 d) Reasoning Ability (Bilingual) 20 20 
 e) Quantitative Aptitude 30 30 
    Total 100 100 
 iv) The questions for written test shall be of 10th standard.
 v) Due to any wrong entry of roll number, name, question booklet
 number of question paper series in the OMR sheet or Computer
 will disqualify the candidate and his/her answers will not be
 evaluated. The concerned candidates will be solely responsible
 for such mistake on their part.      
 vi) Candidates are not permitted to use Mobile phone, calculators,
 Smart Watch or any other electronic/electrical device. Candidates,
 therefore, must not bring these devices inside the examination
 premises. Possession of these items, whether in use or not, will be
 considered as “use of unfair means” in the examinat ion and
 appropriate action will be taken against such candidates.
 vii)The cut-off percentage of marks for qualifying in written
 exam of all three advertised posts will be as under:-   
    General and Ex-Servicemen 35%   
    SC, ST & OBC 33%   
 viii) No representation for revaluation of answer sheet of written
 exam or re-conduct of written examination will be entertained.
MERIT LISTAfter completion of the written test, Merit lists in each category
 namely, Gen, SC, ST, OBC (NCL) and Ex-servicemen will be
 drawn on the basis of total marks obtained by the candidates in
 the written examination. The candidates shall be shortlisted for

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 Detailed Medical Examination (DME) as per the category wise
 vacancies on the basis of this merit. Extended list shall also be
 prepared to cover the shortfall due to failure of candidates in
 DME and Review Medical Examination (RME). However, there
 shall be no reserve list.
RESOLUTIONa)In case of tie in marks, the candidate older in age will get
OF TIE CASES preference.
 b)If the tie still persists, it will finally be resolved by referring
  to the alphabetical order of names in English as per the
  online application form. A candidate whose name begins
  with the alphabet which comes first in the English
  alphabetical order gets preference.
Phase – III   
VERIFICATIONTestimonials of the candidates will be checked before Detailed
OF ORIGINALMedical Examination (DME), the candidates will be required to
DOCUMENTSproducethe original documents related to Educational and
 Professional qualifications, date of birth etc. It is important that
 the candidates applying for this recruitment check their eligibility,
 to avoid disappointment at later stage. Original documents will be
 returned on the spot after verification and self attested copies of
 certificates will be retained with the application. Original copy of
 following documents will be required for verification:-
 (i)Educational Certificate(s);
 (ii)Date of birth Certificate as in Matriculation or 10th
   Class Certificate;
 (iii)Professional/Experience Certificate, if any;
 (iv)Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Certificate, as
   Annexure-II and OBC certificate, as Annexure-
   ‘III’ (if belonging to any of these categories).
   Candidates claiming OBC (NCL) status may note
   that certificate on creamy layer status should have
   been obtained within three years before the closing
   date i.e. 27/11/2018;
 (v)Domicile Certificate issued by local revenue
   authorities or PAN Card or Aadhar Card or Driving
   License or Voter ID Card or Passport for
   verification of citizenship. In case of West Pakistani
   Refugees settled in J&K, they are required to
   produce Certificate in the format attached as
   Annexure-‘VI’ issued by the Sarpanch/Numberdar
   of a candidate’s village to the effect that the person
   belonged to the West Pakistani Refugees Category,
   alongwith a copy of Electoral Roll showing the name
   of the candidate in the voter list for elections to the


  Parliamentary Constituency;
  (vi)Discharge certificate in case of Ex-Servicemen;
  (vii) One passport sizephotograph same as submitted
   with online application form;
  (viii)Certificate as per Annexure ‘V’ for claiming
   relaxation in height & chest (if applicable).
 All candidates claiming relaxation under various categories
 shall bring aforementioned original documents/certificates at
 the time of recruitment tests for verification by the Board.
DETAILEDCandidates shortlisted in order of merit as per category wise
MEDICALnumber of vacancies will be put through DME to assess their
EXAMINATIONfitness as per medical policy issued by MHA.
PHASE – IV    
REVIEW(i)Incase candidates declared unfit in detailed medical
MEDICAL examination are not satisfied with the findings of the
EXAMINATION Medical Officer, they may submit an application for his/her
(RME) re-medical examination with a duly filled Medical Fitness
  certificate (Proforma at Annexure-VII) within 15 days
  from the date of his/her rejection in DME. The medical
  certificate will not be taken into consideration unless it
  contains a note by the medical practitioner concerned to the
  effect that it has been given in full knowledge of the fact
  that the candidate has already been rejected as unfit for
  appointment in ITBP by a Medical Officer.
 (ii)The appeal will also not be taken into consideration unless
  it contains Medical Re-Examination Fee of Rs. 25/- in form
  of Indian Postal Order andRejection Slip (original) issued
  by the Presiding Officer. RME fee in the form of IPO
  should be prepared in the name of INSPECTOR
  The appeal complete in all respects should be submitted
  within 15 days from the date of issue of Rejection Slip in
  which the finding of the Medical Officer are communicated
  to the candidate. ITBP will not be responsible for any
  postal delay. 

(iii)The application for re-medical examination shall be sent to

THE INSPECTOR GENERAL (NW) Frontier, ITB Police Force, PO – Seemanagar, Near Airport, Chandigarh (UT) Pin – 160003.

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