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How Can I be a CID officer?

- Manjeet kumarUpdated On August 17, 2020 08:05 PM

Dear Student,

To become a CID officer, it is of utmost importance to fulfil the basic eligibility criteria or the career path. 

Mentioned below are ways that you can adopt to be a successful CID officer.

  • Join the police force as assistant police or a Hawaldar as per the qualification. Qualify the internal exams as it can help in joining the department of CID.

  • Pass the UPSC exam, after graduation (in any stream) and join the team of CID as an Assistant sub-inspector.

  • Clear the Graduation in criminology and qualify the UPSC exam. It also helps in joining the CID team.

Besides the educational qualification, you also need to meet the personal criteria. It is important to have Indian Nationality and an age limit between 20 to 27 years (20 to 32 years for SC/ST Categories and 20 to 30 years for OBC category). The minimum height for a male and a female should be 165cms and 150 cms respectively. The entire eligibility requirements along with preparation books, job opportunities, salary and pros & cons can be explored from the link provided below.

Everything about a career as a CID Officer

Some of the top colleges that you can apply for in order to kick start your preparation for being a CID officer are Raffles University, Neemrana, Mansarovar Global University, Sehore, Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai, Dr. B.R.Ambedkar College of Law, Visakhapatnam, Manikchand Pahade Law College, Aurangabad etc.

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Thank You

- Samiksha RautelaAnswered on August 17, 2020 08:06 PM
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