how can i become a CBI officer

any entrance exam.

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Vinay Kholi Said..


The examination is held generally once a year for the post of Sub-Inspectors of Police in Central Bureau of Investigation.

The examination is held generally in the month of February Blank application forms and other particulars are published in the Employment News usually in the month of October of the last year. The last date for submission of applications is usually first week of November of last year.


20-25 years as on 1st January of the year of examination. The upper age limit may be relaxed in respect of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and such other categories of persons as may from time to time be notified in this behalf by the Government of India to the extent and subject to the conditions notified in respect of each category.

Educational Qualifications:

Degree of a recognized University or equivalent.

Plan of the Examination:

The examination wills consists Old Pattern Exam. of two parts:

Part I

Written Examination carrying: 400 marks

Part II

Personality Test (Interview): 100 marks.

Examination Subjects:

The subjects of the written examination, the maximum marks and time allowed for each subject will be as given below:

Paper No. Subject Questions Max. Marks Duration

Paper-I General Test

General Intelligence and Reasoning 50
General Awareness 75 200 2 hours Numerical Ability 75

Paper-II English Language

Language Comprehension
Communication/Writing 200 2 hours
Ability Test

I think that is enough for u

aakash Said..

Career Opportunities in CBI

CBI recruits personnel under four broad categories - Executive, Ministerial, Prosecution & Technical cadres . Executive Ranks are the mainstay of the organization. Their job is crime investigation. Ministerial ranks are basically support staff assisting in administration of the organization. Prosecutors provide legal inputs and conduct prosecution in the courts. Technical cadre provide technical assistance in the field of crime investigation, IT support and computerization.

Executive Cadre includes the Director, Special/Addl. Directors, Joint Directors, DIsG, SsP, Addl.SsP, Dy.SsP, Inspectors, Sub-Inspectors, Asst. Sub-Inspectors, Head Constables & Constables. Nearly half of these posts are filled on deputation basis i.e. people on loan from other organizations like the State Police, Income tax, Customs, Central Police organizations etc. Direct Recruitment is made in the ranks of Constable, sub-Inspectors and Dy.SsP only, for which applications are invited giving wide publicity. Appointments are also made through Promotion and Departmental Exams.

Prosecution Cadre is headed by the Director of Prosecution(DOP) and includes Additional/Deputy Legal Advisors, Sr. Public Prosecutors, Public Prosecutors and Asstt. Public Prosecutors. The post of DOP is filled by secondment basis from the Ministry of Law, Government of India. The appointment of other legal officers is made through deputation, direct recruitment as well as promotion.

Ministerial Cadre includes Administrative Officers, Office Superintendents, Private Secretaries, Personal Assistants, Crime Assistants, Stenographers and clerical staff. Appointments in Ministerial cadre are made through Deputation, Promotion, Limited (In house) Departmental Competitive Examination and Direct Recruitment.

Technical Cadre includes Technical Advisors (Banking/Accounts/IncomeTax), Technical Officers (Banking /Accounts/Income Tax), Executive Engineer, Information Officer, Lecturers in CBI Training Academy, Junior Analyst, Senior System Analyst, Programmers, Asstt. Programmers, Data Entry Operators etc. Appointments in technical cadres are made through deputation, Direct Recruitment and on Secondment basis.