GG News Bureau
New Delhi, 11th Feb. This is the first time that 13 regional languages, in addition to Hindi and English, will be used for the Constable (GD) examination for constable recruitment in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). The exam is scheduled to take place in 128 cities nationwide from February 20 to March 7, 2024, for approximately 48 lakh candidates.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) decided to offer the Constable (General Duty) examination in 13 regional languages in addition to Hindi and English starting on January 1, 2024, for recruitment into the CAPFs. This decision was made under the direction of Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah, and under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. In an effort to support regional languages and boost the involvement of young people from the area in the Central Armed Police Forces, Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah took the initiative to make this momentous decision.
Along with Hindi and English, question papers for the Constable (General Duty) examination will now be prepared in the following 13 regional languages:
Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Odia, Urdu, Punjabi, Manipuri, and Konkani are among the languages spoken there.
Among the premier exams offered by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the Constable GD Examination draws thousands of young people from all over the nation. Thus, in addition to Hindi and English, the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Staff Selection Commission have inked a Memorandum of Understanding to enable the administration of the exam in the aforementioned 13 regional languages. In light of this, SSC has announced that, in addition to Hindi and English, it will also be conducting the Constable (GD) Examination in 13 other regional languages in 2024.
As a result of the decision, a large number of young people will participate in the exam in their mother tongue or regional tongue, increasing their chances of being selected. This will increase the examination’s reach among candidates across the nation and ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity.
The decision will increase the chances of selection for thousands of young people by enabling them to take the exam in their mother tongue or regional tongue. Consequently, this will expand the examination’s candidate pool across the nation and provide equal employment opportunities for all.
The youth nationwide now have a fantastic opportunity to apply for the Central Armed Police Forces’ Constable (General Duty) examination in their mother tongue and pursue a career in national service thanks to this Central Government initiative. The exam is administered by the Staff Selection Commission.