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How to Join CBI in India – Explained
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The Central Bureau of Investigation is India's premier investigating agency full of thrill and intense job services. Join the CBI Recruitment 2020 process by following the guidelines given below.

The CBI or Central Bureau of Investigation (1) is India’s premier investigating agency of India. Movies often dramatize the work of CBI agents in their scenes, but it can never imitate the scenarios CBI agents go through each day.

CBI candidates are recruited through the direct recruitment process, delegation, promotion by seniority, or via Limited Departmental Competitive Examination. A candidate needs to pass the written examination, followed by a personal interview and medical examination, to clear for a CBI post. 

Visit CBI’s website here.

Let’s discuss the elephant in the room, that is, how to join CBI. But first, as an aspiring CBI candidate, you must know about the different branches of CBI.

 

Branches of CBI

The CBI is divided into the following departments:

  1. Special Crime Branch: The Special Crime Branch is responsible for investigating matters dealing with crimes of heinous nature like murder, culpable manslaughter, rape, homicide, and more. 
  2. Economic Offences Wing: the Economic Offences Wing is responsible for dealing in matters of mass-scale irregulators that have caused massive loss to the government and the country in economic or financial terms. 
  3. Anti Corruption Bureau: The Anti Corruption Bureau is one of the most potent CBI branches that investigate corruption-related cases on a large scale.
  4. Cyber Crime Branch: The Cyber Crime Branch deals with cases of digital crime such as phishing, hacking, forgery over a network, and data breaching.
  5. Bank Fraud & Security Cell: The Bank Fraud & Security Cell are responsible for large-scale bank fraud cases that range up to the tune of Rs 6,000 crores. 
  6. Anti Corruption Branch: Anti Corruption Branch is responsible for investigating cases of corruption arising from the irregularities in government policies. Anti Corruption Bureau & Anti Corruption Branch serves different purposes. 
  7. Special Unit: The Special Unit is responsible for gathering all the secret information regarding cases by tapping phone calls, secret surveillance, etc. for solving cases.

 

How to Join CBI?

Below we’ve mentioned all the requirements and the steps for the CBI recruitment process. The strict requirements and procedures for CBI recruitment come from the intensity of the job undertaken by CBI agents. 

Note: The direct CBI recruitments only involve recruitment of Group C officers as the sub-inspector as the post in Group B & A is provided based on seniority or promotions in the institution.

 

Direct CBI Recruitment 2020 Via SSC CGL Exam

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The candidates must be graduates in any discipline.
  • Candidate should have completed the graduation from a UGC recognized and reputed institution.
  • The candidates must be between 20 to 27 years of age.
  • Age relaxation of 5 years and 3 years is provided to SC/ST candidates and OBC candidates respectively.

 

Height Requirements:

  • Male: minimum 165 cm
  • Female: minimum 150 cm

 

Chest Requirements:

  • Male: at least 76 cm with expansion
  • Female: N/A

The SSC CGL examination will be conducted in two rounds, including the preliminary exam round & the mains exam followed by a personality test and interview.

Visit the Staff Selection Commission website for details on SSC CGL CBI 2020 Recruitment Exam by clicking here

Overall, if you fulfill the conditions mentioned above and are willing to put in the hard work to crack the SSC CGL examination, you must give your shot and apply to join CBI in India. It is necessary to not only expand your mental caliber but also to develop your soft skills to foray into the world of investigations. 

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Saumya Uniyal
Saumya Uniyal
A passionate writer with bachelor’s in the field of English & Journalism. Other than being a bibliophile, some of her hobbies are travelling, photography and poetry.

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