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Assam Rifles Selection Process 2023, Check Complete Procedure

Assam Rifles Selection Process 2023

Assam Rifles Selection Process 2023: Assam Rifles has released the notification for the recruitment of 161 Posts on its official website. Assam Rifles is going to conduct an open recruitment rally for the post of Rifleman (GD), havildar, and other posts. The application process will start from 21st October, 2023 and will last up to 19th November, 2023. In this article, we are going to tell you about the Assam Rifles selection process which will help to understand the process of clearing this examination and to reach finally the merit list.

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Assam Rifles Selection Process

The candidates will be shortlisted on basis of their performance in the Written Examination Test, Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Trade Test (Skill Test) and Medical Examination Test. Applicants will have to clear the various processes of the selection process before getting the final selection and these are –

  • Stage 1: Physical Fitness Test
  • Stage 2: Written Test
  • Stage 3: Trade Test
  • Stage 4: Medical Exam
  • Stage 5: Merit List

Assam Rifles Physical Standard Test(PST)

First, candidates need to clear the physical standard test to go further in the selection process.  In Physical Standard Test, the height of all candidates and the chest of only male candidates will be checked. There is a certain restriction on height which is also given below in the table:

PST for Naib Subedar, Warrant Office (Veterinary Field Assistant, Radio Mechanic), 
Havildar (Operator Radio & Line), Rifleman
Categories/State Regions Height (Male) Chest (Male only)
Normal Expanded
Candidates except those mentioned below 170 cm 80 cm 85 cm
Minimum Height of candidates falling into categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, and Marathas.
Candidates belonging to the states of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, HP, Arunachal Pradesh,
Meghalaya, Kashmir, Leh & Ladakh divisions of JK states.
165 cm 78 cm 83 cm
Minimum Height of candidates belonging to ST 162.5 cm 76 cm 81 cm
PST for Naib Subedar (Bridge & Road) Only
Categories/State Regions Height
(Male)
Height
(Female)
Chest (Male only)
Normal Expanded
Candidates except those mentioned below 170 cm 155 cm 80 cm 85 cm
Minimum Height of candidates falling into categories of  Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, and Marathas.
Candidates belonging to the states of HP, Leh & Ladakh, Kashmir Valley & North Eastern States
165 cm 155 cm 78 cm 83 cm
Minimum Height of candidates belonging to ST 162.5 cm 150 cm 76 cm 81 cm

For havildar (Clerk) there is different standards of PST, that we have provided in the table below –

PST for Havildar (Clerk) only
Categories/State Regions Height
(Male)
Height
(Female)
Chest (Male only)
Normal Expanded
Candidates except those mentioned below 165 cm 155 cm 77 cm 82 cm
Minimum Height of candidates falling into categories of  Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas.
Candidates belonging to the states of Sikkim,  Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, HP, Arunachal Pradesh,
Meghalaya, Kashmir, Leh & Ladakh divisions of JK states.
162.5 cm 150 cm 77 cm 82 cm
Minimum Height of candidates belonging to ST 162.5 cm 150 cm 76 cm 81 cm

Physical Standard Test for Rifleman (AYA) Para-Medical Female is different from other and this is given below-

PST for Rifleman (AYA) Para-Medical Female only
Categories/State Regions Height
Candidates except those mentioned below 157 cm
The minimum Height of candidates falls into categories of  Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas.
Candidates belonging to the states of Assam, HP & JK.
155 cm
Minimum Height of candidates belonging to ST except for the North Eastern States 150 cm
Minimum Height of candidates from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland,
Sikkim, Tripura, Gorkha Territorial Administration comprising of three sub-division of Darjeeling District namely
Darjeeling, Kalimpong, and Kuresong.
152.5 cm
Minimum Height of candidates belonging to ST from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur,
Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, and Left Wing Extremism affected districts.
147.5 cm

Assam Rifles Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

In the Physical Efficiency Test, the running capability of candidates will be checked. Candidates should clear all the Assam Rifles Physical Efficiency Test in order to proceed to the next rounds of selection process. There are different criteria for running for both male and females which is given below in the table:

Region Gender Distance Time
All India except Ladakh Region Male 5 km 24 min
Female 1.6 km 8.30 min
Ladakh Region Male 1.6 km 6.30 min
Female 800 m 4 min

Assam Rifles Exam Pattern 2023

In Stage 2 candidates have to face a written test, and after clearing it, they will move further in the selection process –

The written examination will be consisted of –

  • 100 multiple-choice type questions will be asked from four sections i.e. English Language, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.
  • All sections carry 25 questions each and each question carries one mark.
  • The written examination will be conducted in offline mode.
  • The minimum passing mark for General/EWS candidates is 35%.
  • The minimum passing mark for SC/ST/OBC candidates is 33%.

In the below table, you can check out Assam Rifles Exam Pattern-

Subjects Questions Marks Duration
English Language 25 25 2 hours
(120 minutes)
Reasoning Ability 25 25
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25
General Awareness 25 25
Total 100 100

After you clear these two phases you will further go for a trade test and medical examination. After this, a merit list will be published in which candidates will be able to see their names if they get the final selection.

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FAQs

Q1. What is the last date to apply for Assam Rifles Recruitment 2023?

Ans. The last Date to Apply for Assam Rifles Recruitment Rally is 22nd Jan 2023.

Q2. What are the various steps of the Assam Rifles Selection Process?

Ans. Assam Rifles Recruitment 2022 Selection Process will consist of various processes like Physical Standard Test(PST), Physical Efficiency Test(PET), Written Examination, Trade Test(Skill Test) and Medical Examination.

Q3. What is the age limit for the recruitment of Assam Rifles Recruitment 2023?

Ans. Minimum Age: 18 Years and Maximum Age: 23 & 25 Years.

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