Eligibility Criteria (Civil Defence)
The applicant is entitled for the enrolment as Civil Defence Volunteer if
- He/she is a citizen of India, or a subject of Bhutan or of Nepal:
- Has completed the age of 18 years provided that this age limit may be relaxed in the discretion of the competent
authority up to a maximum of 3 years for any branch or category of the Corps:
- Has passed at least the primary standard that is to till the fourth class and this condition may be relaxed by the
controller in his discretion.
- Both men and women shall be eligible for appointment to the Corps.
- NOC from the Employer if the applicant is in employment.
- A person shall not be entitled to be appointed to the corps unless he is found to be physically fit and mentally alert.
- Members of the following forces or services are not ordinarily eligible for enrolment in a civil defence corps:
a. Armed Forces of the Union.
b. Police Force;
c. Fire Services:
d. Territorial army or Auxiliary Forces of any of the Defence services;
e. Civilian personnel employed in connection with the Armed Forces of the Union.
- The above regulation shall not apply to Government servants who are specifically deputed for whole time or part
time civil defence duties by the heads of organization or services concerned.
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