UPSC CBI DSP LDCE Recruitment 2024

Organization Union Public Service Commission
Vacancy name CBI DSP LDCE
No of vacancy 20+ posts
age limit upto years-40 years + age relaxation
LDCE eligiblity worked as CBI SI or Inspector
Location type Central Government Jobs 2024




UPSC CBI DSP LDCE 2024 vacancy details:


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LDCE 2024 notification 20+ expected  November 27, 2024 to December 17th  2024 Exam date on

March 8, 2025

Source: upsc calendar 2025

LDCE 2023 exam scheduled on 16th & 17th March, 2024    
LDCs to the grade of UDC and Head Constable/MT to the rank of Asstt. Sub-Inspector /MT 27.07.2023

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CBI DSP LDCE 2023   details


Education qualification:


Post education
CBI DSP LDCE  degree

CBI LDCE Exam Eligibility 2024 for constable etc:

  • Departmental Head Constables (MT Cadre only) of CBI with at least 03 year’s regular service (excluding ah-hoc service, if any) in that grade in CBI as of 01.08.2024 would be eligible to appear for the examination
  • Lower Division Clerks who are on deputation to ex-cadre posts with the approval of the competent authority will also be eligible to appear for the examination

CBI LDCE 2023 Notification Eligibility

The candidates should have completed 04 years of regular service (including the period
of training) on the crucial date i.e. 1st January, 2023 in the rank of Sub-Inspector ( Pay Level 7
of Pay Matrix) or Inspector ( Pay Level 8 of Pay Matrix) and should have clean service record
4. A candidate must not have attained the age of 40 years on crucial date for eligibility i.e.
01.01.2023 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 02nd January 1983. However, the
upper age limit prescribed above shall be relaxable up to a maximum of five years if a candidate
belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe category.  LDCE 2023 advt




Post Age limit
CBI DSP LDCE 18-40 years


UPSC CBI DSP LDCE Salary / pay scale:

1.Salary of CBI inspector (4800)-

-Basic pay-47600

-Hra-11424 (for x city)

-Ssa-9520(20% of salary)



=Total-75,976 for x city

2.Salary of CBI DSP (5400)

-Basic pay-53100





=Total gross -84,747

 UPSC CBI DSP LDCE 2024 vacancy Application last date * (tentative)



vacancy Start date Last date exam date
CBI DSP LDCE 27th November 2024 17th December 2024 08th March 2025 (Saturday) [2 days]



UPSC CBI DSP LDCE Recruitment 2024 Notification links


Vacancy #Download Notification pdf Application form

at upsc calendar 2023




(I) Scheme of Written Examination:
The Written Examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will
comprise three papers as follows:
Paper-I General Aptitude Test (Objective Type)
without negative marking 300 Marks (2 hours)
A. General studies 150 Marks
B. Numerical Abillity & Computer Proficiency 75 Marks
C. Constitution of India 75 Marks
This paper will be of Objective Type (Multiple Choice Questions) in which 120 questions will
be set bilingually in Hindi and English. It will be of Higher Secondary level.
 Paper-II English (Qualifying Paper) Descriptive Type 200 Marks (3 hours)
 Part A- Essay 80 Marks.
 Part B- Comprehension passages, precis writing,
simple grammar and other aspects of language testing 120 Marks
This paper will be of Descriptive Type in which the questions will be set in English and the
medium of answering Question Paper will also be in English. In this paper, there will be a total
of 5 questions. It will be of Matriculation level.
 Paper-III Criminal Law (Descriptive Type) 300 Marks (3 hours)
Part – A 150 Marks
Criminal Justice System and Constitutional Protection
The Indian Penal Code, 1860
The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
The Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946
The Arms Act, 1956

Part – B 150 Marks
The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
The Information Technology Act, 2000
The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
The Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018
The Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003

This paper will be of Descriptive Type in which the questions will be set bilingually
(Hindi/English) and the medium of answering Question Paper will also be bilingual
(Hindi/English). In this paper, there will be 8 questions in all, divided into two sections:
Section-A and Section B, out of which a candidate has to attempt 5 questions. Question No.1
and 5 will be compulsory Questions. Out of remaining six questions, a candidate has to attempt
any three questions, choosing at least one from each Section. It will be of Graduation level.
NOTE-1 : Candidates should ensure that they write the Answers only in the Medium allowed
by the Commission for the different components as mentioned above. No credit will
be given for answers written in a medium other than the one allowed in the Paper.
NOTE-2: There will be minimum qualifying marks separately in each Paper as may be fixed by
the Commission.
NOTE-3: The candidates who qualify in the Physical Examination shall be required to appear
for Personality Test/Interview to be conducted by the Commission.
Personality Test/ Interview 200

Syllabi of the Written Papers:-

PAPER-I (Objective Type)
Part-A General Studies
 Indus Valley Civilization- Characteristics, Early Vedic and Later Vedic PeriodsSociety, Polity and Economy; India from Sixth century BCE to Gupta AgeMahajanapadas, Jainism and Buddhism, Mauryan Empire; Post Mauryan Age (Kushana,
Satavahanas); Sangam Age; Imperial Guptas; Emergence of Regional Powers- Pala,
Rashtrakuta, Pallava, Chola, Chahmana (Chauhan); Foundation, Expansion and
Consolidation of Delhi Sultanate; Emergence and Consolidation of Mughal Empire;
Bhakti and Sufi Movements; General discussion on the condition of Women from
ancient to late medieval period; Ancient Indian Women Philosophers and Seers; Women
Saints &Poets in ancient and medieval India.
 Establishment and Consolidation of British Rule in India; Indian National Movement
(1857-1947) :1857- First War of Independence, Nationalist Trends up to 1919, Mahatma
Gandhi and the Nationalist Movement, Women Freedom Fighters and their contribution
in freedom movements; Women achievers in different walks of life in modern India.
 Social and Religious Reform Movements; Role of Women Organizations and sociocultural changes brought by them in the Twentieth Century.
 Earth System: Evolution, Structure, Movements, Origin of Continents and Oceans;
Tectonics; Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Work of Glaciers, Rivers, Winds and Oceans.
Soil and Vegetation Types. Atmosphere, Weather and Climate: Tropical and Extratropical Cyclones. Oceanic Landforms, Tides and Currents.
 India: Location; Physiography, Drainage, Soils, Natural Vegetation. Monsoon and
Seasons. Population Characteristics; Births, Deaths and Migration; Rural and Urban
Settlements. Agriculture, Industry and Trade. Land, Water and Air transport,
Communication and Information Technology. Global Positioning System (GPS) and
Geographical Information System (GIS). Natural and Man-made Hazards and Disasters.
Disaster Management.
 Budgets of Government of India, Budget Deficits (Revenue Deficit, Fiscal Deficit,
Primary Deficit); Indian Financial System: Banking, Insurance and Stock market;
Economic Reforms in India since 1991: Features; Human Development Index in IndiaParameters and Ranking; India and International Organizations: WTO, IMF and IBRD.
 Public Policies with Special Reference to Housing, Health, Drinking Water, Food
Security, MGNREGA, NHRM, RTE; India’s foreign Policy: India’s Relations with
Neighbouring Countries, India’s Relations with Major Power: USA, China.
Part-B Numerical Ability & Computer Proficiency
 Profit and loss, Prices and expenditure, Simple and Compound interest, Time and
work, Speed and distance, Rationalization of real numbers, Fraction and ratios, Data
interpretation, Polynomial and Roots of equations, Radian and degree measure,
Fundamental trigonometric identities, Heights and distances, Number Series and Coding.
 CPU, Memory, I/O devices, UPS, Application software, System software, Memory
units, Boolean operations, Number systems, Algorithms, Flowcharts, Operating systems,
Multimedia, Computer networks, Ethernet, Modem, Router, Switch, Gateway Internet,
Intranet, Email, Mobile communication technologies: 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi, WiMax, Word processors, Presentation tools, Spreadsheets, Audio-Video conferencing,
Search Engines, Web Browsers, E-commerce, Social networking, Virus, Worm,
Firewall, Hacking, Spam, Malware.
Part-C Constitution of India
 Philosophy of the Constitution: Preamble, Fundamental Rights and Duties and Directive
Principles; Union Executive: President, Prime Minister and Council of Ministers; Union
Parliament: Structure, Role and Functioning, Parliamentary Committees; Judiciary:
Supreme Court, High Court, Judicial Review; Executive and Legislature in the
Constituent States: Governor, Chief Minister, State Legislature; Federalism in India:
Features, Centre-State Relations, Inter-State Relations.Major Constitutional
Paper-II English (Qualifying Paper) – Descriptive Type

Part A- Essay
Part B- Comprehension passages, precis writing, simple grammar
and other aspects of language testing.
Paper – III Criminal Law (Descriptive Type)
Part – A
1. Criminal Justice System and Constitutional Protection
1.1 Right to Freedoms of Citizens
1.2 Restrictions on Freedoms
1.3 Protection in respect of Conviction for offences: Protection against Ex-Post
Facto laws, Protection against Double Jeopardy & Protection against Self –
1.4 Right to Life and Personal Liberty: Right to fair justice, speedy trial and
legal aid; procedural fairness
1.5 Rights of arrested Persons
1.6 Rights of Detainees under Preventive Detention Laws
1.7 Right to Constitutional Remedies and Public Interest Litigation
1.8 Constitutional Safeguards to Civil Servants

2. The Indian Penal Code, 1860
2.1 Application and Jurisdiction of the Code
2.2 General Explanations
2.3 General Exceptions
2.4 Abetment and Criminal Conspiracy
2.5 False Evidences and Offences against Public Justice: Fabricating False
evidence, intentional Omission and false information, false charge of offence
and harbouring offender
2.6 Offences relating to Coin and Government Stamps Coin: definition;
Counterfeiting, making or selling and possession of instrument and material
for the same; delivery or possession of counterfeit and counterfeiting
Government stamp, possession, use and erasure of marks denoting use of
2.7 Offences against Human Body: Offences affecting life; hurt, grievous hurt;
wrongful restraint and confinement; Kidnapping and Abduction and Sexual
offences: Rape
2.8 Offences against Property: Theft Extortion, Robbery, Dacoity
Criminal Misappropriation and Criminal Breach of Trust
2.9 Offences relating to Documents and Property Marks: Forgery, Making false
document, valuable security, electronic records, counterfeiting device or mark
and falsification of accounts, tempering with property mark and counterfeiting
of Currency-notes and Bank-notes
2.10 Attempt to commit offences: Preparation and Attempt
2.11 Punishments under the Code
3. The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
3.1 General Definitions
3.2 Relevancy of Facts; Admission; Confession
3.3 Opinions of Third Persons; Expert Opinion
3.4 Oral Evidence
3.5 Documentary Evidences: Primary and secondary; proof of signature,
electronic signature; public and private document and presumptions to
3.6 Burden of Proof: On whom burden of proof lies; presumption as to
abetment of suicide of married Women and to dowry death
3.7 Witnesses; Competency of witnesses; Privileged Communications; Evidence
as to affairs of state and official Communications
3.8 Examinations of witnesses
4. The Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946
4.1 Object and Reason for the Constitution of Special Police Force
4.2 Constitution & Powers of Special Police Establishment
4.3Superintendence & Administration of Special Policy Establishment
4.4 Extension of Powers and Jurisdiction of Special Establishment in other
4.5 Application of Section 26 of Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003 to the
Delhi Special Policy Establishment Act, 1946
5. The Arms Act, 1959
5.1 Possession, Sale & Transport of Arms and Ammunition
5.2 Provision Relating to Grant, Refusal & Renewal of License
5.3 Powers and Procedures for Arrest, Search & seizure
5.4 Offences & Penalties for Secret contraventions, Possession and
Contravention of License
5.5 Warehousing of Arms, Criminal Responsibility, Arrest & Search,
Cognizance of offences.
6. The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
6.1 Applicability of the Code
6.2 Definitions 6.3 Criminal Courts: Classification, Powers and Jurisdiction
6.4 Prosecution System: Public Prosecutors, Assistant Public Prosecutors and
Directorate of Prosecutions
6.5 Arrest of Persons: Powers of Police to arrest, Procedure to arrest, and rights of
arrested persons
6.6 Process of compel Appearance: Summons, Warrant of Arrest and Proclamation of
6.7 Process to compel Production of things : Summons, Searches and Seizures
6.8 Information to Police (FIR)
6.9 Investigation: Powers of Police and Procedure
6.10 Charge Sheet and Framing of Charges
6.11 Plea Bargaining: Application, Power of Court and Procedure
6.12 Bails: Different Kinds, Procedure Provisions as to Bails and Bonds
6.13 Reference, Revision and Appeals
6.14 Limitation for taking Cognizance of offences

7. The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
7.1 Meaning of Public Duty and Public Servant
7.2 Jurisdiction of Special Judges
7.3 Offences under the Act: Public servant taking illegal gratification, criminal
misconduct by Public Servant, abetment of offences, Habitual Commission of
Offences etc.
7.4 Sanction for Prosecution: Power of Government and Procedure
7.5 Investigation of Offences: Powers of Police and Procedure
8. The Information Technology Act, 2000
8.1 Scope and applicability of the Act
8.2 Definitions: Computer, computer network, computer resource, computer system,
Data, Digital Signature, Electronic record, Information and Intermediary
8.3 Penalty for damage to computer, computer system
8.4 Offences under the I.T. Act: Hacking , Data Theft, Cheating by Impersonation,
Publishing / Transmitting Obscene Information, Phishing
8.5 Penalty for damage to computer and computer system
8.6 Penalties and Punishments for offences under the Act
8.7 Liability of Network Service Providers
9. The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
9.1 Scope and Application of the Act
9.2 Definitions: Proceeds of Crime, offence of Cross Border Implications, Definition of
Money Laundering
9.3 Powers of Authorities & Procedure: Summons, Searches and Seizures,
Attachment, Adjudication and Confiscation
9.4 Obligations of Banking Companies, Financial Institutions and Intermediaries
4.5 Evidence as to affairs of state and official Communications and
Powers of Police
9.6 Powers and Jurisdiction of Special Courts
10. The Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018
10.1 Applicability of the Act
10.2 Definitions: Fugitive Economic offender, Proceeds of Crime,
10.3 Declaration of Fugitive Economic offenders : Power and Procedure
10.4 Confiscation of Property of Fugitive Offenders: Procedure for Survey, searches ,
seizures & attachment of property
11. The Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003
11.1 Constitution of Central Vigilance Commission
11.2 Functions and Powers of central vigilance Commission
11.3 Action Taken in Good Faith, Report of inquiry & Reference
11.4 Power to Make Rule and Regulations, Repeal and Saving
11.5 Appointment of Officers of Directorate of Enforcement
Physical Standards:
(a) Height : For men – 165 cms.
For women – 150 cms.
Relaxable for : Hill men and Tribal – 5 cms.
(b) Chest :76 cms. With expansion
(There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)
(c) Vision:
Eye sight (with or without glasses)
Distant Vision: 6/6 in one eye; and 6/9 in the other eye.
Near Vision: 0.6 in one eye; and 0.8 in the other eye.

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