CBI 2016-17 recruitment Apply Online For 12th Pass & freshers

The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) is the foremost investigative police agency in India. CBI functions  under Deptt. of Personnel, Ministry of Personnel, Pension & Public Grievances, Government of India.  It is an elite force playing a major role in preservation of values in public life and in ensuring the health of the national economy. It is also the nodal police agency in India which coordinates investigation on behalf of Interpol Member countries.  CBI as an organisation is held in high esteem by the Supreme Court, the High Courts, the Parliament and the public. The CBI has to investigate major crimes in the country having interstate and international ramifications. It is also involved in collection of criminal intelligence pertaining to three of its main areas of operation, viz., Anti-Corruption, Economic Crimes and Special Crimes.  CBI provides various job opportunities for the youths who are 12th pass or graduates. Every year various Recruitment Notification is released by CBI in their Official Site for different vacant posts of officers and other posts like Sub Inspector, Inspector, DSP, Assistant Sub Inspector, CI, Constable, Head Constable etc. Candidates those who want to shape their future can apply for these vacancies.  We are furnishing all the Recruitment Rules for various post in CBI in the post below.

CBI Recruitment details 2016-17 Apply Online

Name of Organization : Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

Official Site  :  www.cbi.nic.in

Recruitments Process in various posts

  • Appointments to all Group A posts are made by the President of India in consultation with the UPSC.
  • Appointments to all Group B posts in the Central Bureau of Investigation, are made by the Director, CBI in consultation with the UPSC, wherever necessary.
  • Appointments to all Group C posts, except the posts of Senior Clerk Stenos, L.D.Cs, Head Constables and Constables in C.B.I., are made by the Dy. Inspector General of Police.
  • Appointments in the posts of Senior Clerk Stenos, Lower Division Clerks, Head Constables and constables in Group C and all posts in Group D in the CBI, are made by the Superintendent of Police.
  • For the post of Joint Directors the candidates must possess 80% by deputation + 20% by the departmental cadre officers who have completed 5 years regular service as DIG.
  • For the post of Deputy Inspector-General of Police the candidate must possess 75% on deputation + 25% by the departmental cadre officers who have completed 4 years regular service as Sr.Ss.P., failing which Sr.Ss.P. with combined regular service of 8 years in the grade of Sr.S.P. and SP.
  • For the post of Senior Superintendent of Police (Sr.Ss.P.) the candidates must be From the departmental cadre SsP with 4 years of regular service in the grade.
  • For the post of Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) the candidate must possess 80% by promotion of the departmental DSsP having 6 year regular service in the grade + 20% are filled up on deputation/absorption basis.
  • For the post of Sub Inspectors the candidates are recruited through SSC’s Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE), followed by medical examination and personal interview.

Age Limit  :  Candidates holding graduate degree from any recognised university and age limit between 20 to 25 years can apply for Combined Graduate Level Examination.

Exam Pattern  :

Combined Graduate Level Examination which is conducted in two levels :

  • Tier -I : Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
    Tier I will be of 2 hours duration with a total marks of 200. The paper include in this section are General Intelligence + Reasoning (50 marks); General Awareness (50marks); Quantitative Aptitude (50 marks) and English Comprehension (50 marks)
  • Tier -II : Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
    Tier II carries a total of 400 marks with 2 papers, each of 2 hours duration. The first paper carrying 200 marks, contains 100 question from Quantitative Abilities and the second paper include English Language and Comprehension.

Physical Standard required :

For male candidates:

  • Height: 165 cms
    Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms
  • Chest: 76 cms. with expansion
  • Weight: Proportionate to height and age and also per medical standard specified in Force
  • Vision
    Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
    Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
    Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

For female candidates:

  • Height: 150 cms
  • Weight: Proportionate to height and age and also per medical standard specified
  • Vision
    Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
    Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
    Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

Aspirants qualifying the first two levels will have to face a personal interview before the final selection. The final selection will be made on the basis of a personal interview.

Personnel Attributes Needed :


  • Sharp, analytical mind
  • Physical fitness
  • Stamina
  • Mental alertness
  • High levels of concentration
  • Keen powers of observation
  • Logical, rational and analytical thinking
  • Willingness to travel
  • Ability to adapt to long, erratic working hours
  • Willingness to work in remote and dangerous territories

How to Apply

  • First of all candidates are advised to visit the official website  www.cbi.nic.in .
  • Then click on official notification link when announced and read carefully.
  • Then click on apply online link.
  • Enter all the details carefully.
  • Click on submit button.
  • Print a hard copy of fully filed application form.

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