The Personnel of Defence and Paramilitary Forces (PMF) offer excellent career opportunities to candidates who are eligible to join. Individuals can join the PMF and select from a range of professions to suit their interests, strengths, and skills.
Eligible candidates can follow a career path in one of the follow professions:
Indian Army Personnel
Indian Navy Personnel
Indian Air Force Personnel
Coast Guard Personnel
Individuals who are interested in dedicating their professional career to assisting in performing counter-insurgency or anti-terrorist missions will find working for the PMF a rewarding and challenging career.
Structure of the PMF
There are two primary tiers to the PMF structure, namely the Central Police Organizations (CPO) and the Central Paramilitary Forces (CPF).
CPO – The Central Police Organizations work both independently and in coordination with India’s Federal Agencies and operational Indian State police forces.
CPF – The Central Paramilitary Forces on the other hand works in coordination and cooperation with the Armed Forces of India. Areas of responsibility include Border Security Force, National Security Guard, and Central Industrial Security Force.
Requirements for joining the PMF
Qualifying for a role with the PMF will depend heavily on your qualifications, skills, experience and level of physical ability. The requirements for joining the Armed Forces will vary from the eligibility criteria that must be met in order to join India’s Cost Guard Personnel. It is therefore important to research heavily into the eligibility criteria, and to follow in a career that will meet your interests and strengths on a professional level.