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

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 Cms Chest in Cms (For
              Male Candidates only)
          Male Female
  For all States and Union Territories (except 170 157 80-85
  categories mentioned below)        
  For candidates falling in the categories of 165 155 78-83
  Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras,      
  Marathas and candidates belonging to the      
  states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal      
  Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram,      
  Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh,      
  Kashmir and Leh & Ladakh regions of      
  Jammu and Kashmir.          
  For candidates belonging to Scheduled 162.5 150 76-81
  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 Acuity Uncorrected Refraction Colour Remarks
unaided (NEAR visual acuity     Vision      
VISION) (DISTANT            
Better Worse Better Worse            
eye eye eye eye            
N6 N9 6/6 6/9 Visual   CP III by -In right
        correction of ISIHARA handed person,
        any kind is not   the right eye is
        permitted even   better eye and
        by glasses.   vice versa.  
              vision   is
(ii) The candidates must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or
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

PHYSICAL The candidates will report at the venue on given date and
EFFICIENCY time 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.
PHYSICAL Candidates who qualify the PET will be screened for Height,
STANDARD Chest 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 LIST After 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.
RESOLUTION a) 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      
VERIFICATION Testimonials of the candidates will be checked before Detailed
OF ORIGINAL Medical Examination (DME), the candidates will be required to
DOCUMENTS produce the 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 size photograph 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.
DETAILED Candidates shortlisted in order of merit as per category wise
MEDICAL number of vacancies will be put through DME to assess their
EXAMINATION fitness as per medical policy issued by MHA.
PHASE – IV        
REVIEW (i) In case 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 and Rejection 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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