UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024: Application Form (From 29 Nov), Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

The Union Public Service Commission will carry out the responsibility of conducting the CISF AC (Exe) LDCE 2024 examination. This exam will be organized to shortlist the applicants for the post of Assistant Commandant (Exe). Those who wish to apply must make sure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. It is being notified that the application process will begin from 29th November 2023. Interested and eligible candidates have to fill and submit the application form in online mode. All the necessary details regarding the application process are provided in this post.

UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024 Schedule

Main Events Dates
Starting of application form submission 29th November 2023
Last date to submit the application form 19th December 2023
Last date for receiving the hard copy of the submitted application form To be announced
Availability of the Admit card To be announced
Date of examination 10th March 2024

UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

It is necessary for the aspiring candidates to fulfil the eligibility criteria given below in order to apply.

Age Limit

  • As on 1st August 2024, the age of a candidate should be more than 35 years. So, the applicant must be born on or after 2nd August 1989.
  • SC/ ST candidates will get a relaxation of 5 years in upper age limit.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

Number of Attempts

  • The eligible candidate can make three attempts in order to clear the UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024 exam.

Desirable Qualification

  • Candidates having NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ Certificate are preferred.

It is compulsory for all the candidates to complete 4 years as on 1st January 2024 in regular service and must hold the rank of Inspector (GD)/ Sub. Inspector (GD). This includes the tenure spent in basic training. The candidate should also have a clean service record.

UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024 Application Form

The application form of UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024 will release in online mode through the official website of UPSC. Aspiring candidates looking to apply should go through the instructions given below before applying.

  • To begin the application process, candidates need to visit the official website i.e.
  • On the official website, candidates are required to register by providing some of their basic details.
  • Once the registration gets over, aspirants may login and fill the main application form.
  • In the application form, candidates have to provide their educational, personal, and contact details.
  • The details must be accurate. Otherwise, the form might get rejected.
  • Apart from the result, candidates have to upload the scanned images of their passport size photograph and signature.
  • The format and size of the scanned images should be as per the specifications mentioned on the official website.
  • Then, in the next step, candidates have to pay the necessary application fee according to their categories.
  • Next, applicants must take a printout of the application form submitted for future references.
  •  Finally, candidates have to send the hard copy of the application form submitted online at the following address.

Director-General, Central Industrial Security Force,

13, CGO Complex, Lodi Road,

New Delhi-110003

UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024 Admit Card

  • Those candidates who will submit the application form and fee before the last date will be able to download the admit card from the official website.
  • It is necessary to provide your registration details in order to download the admit card.
  • Information about the examination date, timing, and venue will be present on the admit card.
  • It is compulsory for all the candidates to carry a hard copy of the downloaded admit card to the examination centre.
  • No candidate will be allowed to take the exam without an admit card and a valid photo ID proof.

UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024 Exam Pattern

The pattern of UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024 exam is given below.

Pattern of Paper I – General ability and Intelligence and Professional Skill

  • Examination Mode: Offline (Pen and Paper Based exam)
  • Type of Questions: Objective type MCQ
  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Language of Questions: English and Hindi
  • Maximum Marks: 300
Part Subject Number of questions Maximum Marks
A General Ability and Intelligence 75 150
B Professional Skill 75 150
Total 150 questions 300 marks

Pattern of Paper – II – Essay, Precis Writing and Comprehension

  • Examination Mode: Offline
  • Type of questions: Subjective
  • Language of questions: English and Hindi
  • Duration of the exam: 2 hours
  • Maximum Marks: 100

Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Efficiency Test

  • Those who will clear the written test will be shortlisted for Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Efficiency Test.
  • The minimum physical standard requirements are different for men and women candidates as given in the table given below.
Components Men Women
Height 165 cms (Gen & SC)
162.5 cms ( ST)
157 Cms ( Gen & SC)
154 cms ( ST)
Chest (unexpanded) 81 cms
(with 5 cm minimum expansion )
Not applicable
Weight Corresponding to height Corresponding to height
Medical Shape 1 Shape 1

Medical Standard

Components Better eye (Corrected vision) Worse eye (Corrected vision)
Distant Vision 6/6 or 6/9 6/12, 6/9
Near vision JI (corrected) J2 (corrected)

Carrying Angle: The carrying angle of the applicants applying for the post of CISF LDC should not be more than 20 degrees for female and 15 degrees for male.

Ear: The candidate must not have any continuous ear discharge or deafness. Plus, the aspirant must not have any acquired or congenital diseases that might obstruct the ear passage. The candidates having vertigo, tinnitus or recurring earaches are also not eligible.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

The PET is just qualifying is nature.

Components Males Females
100 Meters race In 16 seconds In 18 Seconds
800 Meters race In 3 minutes 45 Seconds In 4 minutes 45 Seconds
Long Jump 3.5 Meters (3 chances) 3.0 Meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs) 4.50 Meters

UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024 Syllabus

The subject-wise important topics for the examination are as follows.

  • General Mental Ability: Logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical ability and data interpretation.
  • General Science: General awareness, scientific temper, comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology and Environmental Science.
  • Current Events of National and International Importance: current events of national and international importance in the broad areas of culture, music, arts, literature, sports, governance, societal and developmental issues, industry, business, globalisation and interplay among nations.
  • General Awareness: Basic knowledge of history of India, Indian and World Geography as well as Indian Polity and Economy
  • CISF related professional skills: Industrial Security, Industrial Safety and fire fighting, Disaster Management, Aviation Security, Crime and Intelligence-Espionage, Sabotage, Subversion, Perimeter Security, Security of vital installations-DAE, Metro Rail, Space, Use of Technical Gadgets-Alarm, detection, intrusion, Access control, fire safety, Bomb disposal, VIP Security, Internal Security and Election duties.
  • Law: Cr.PC (Search, Seizure and unlawful assembly), IPC (Theft, mischief, breach of trust, corruption etc.), Evidence Act (Search, seizure & collection of evidence), Labour Laws (Industrial Disputes Act, Workmen Compensation Act, EPF Act.), Other Criminal Offences, Human Rights.
  • Computer Skills and Awareness: Computer Security, Basic computer operations, Basic hardware and software.
  • Service Rules and HR matters: CCA Rules, CISF Act and Rules, HR functions related to CISF


  • The authorities will make the answer keys of each set available on the official website before the result declaration.
  • The result of each round of the selection process will also be made available online.
  • Final merit list will be prepared according to the candidate’s performance in various round of selection process i.e. written test, physical test, medical test and personal interview
  •  The final result will be uploaded in the form of a PDF file which do not require any log in.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: Is it necessary for all the candidates to take the physical endurance test (PET) in order to get selected?

Answer: Yes, it is compulsory for a candidate to take the Physical Endurance Test in order to get selected for the interview round.

Question – 2: Where do I need to send the hard copy of the application form after submitting it online?

Answer: All the candidates have to send the hard copy of the application form to the following address.

Director General, Central Industrial Security Force,

13, CGO Complex,

Lodi Road, New Delhi-110003

Question – 3: Can I get the printed application form in offline mode?

Answer: No, please note that the printed application forms will not be released by the authorities.

Question – 4: How many vacancies will be available in the UPSC CISF AC (EXE) LDCE 2024?

Answer: This information will be available only after the release of the official notification.

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