Assistant Commandant

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Assistant Commandant is a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) rank and Group-A Gazetted Officer in the Central Armed Police Forces of India. 50% of ACs are appointed directly through UPSC selection process[1] and are called Directly Appointed Gazetted Officers (DAGO).[2] These officers can reach up to the ranks of IG and ADG[3] in their own organisations without having conferred to the Indian Police Service.

Rank Structure (Gazetted Officers)[edit]

Director General (Apex Scale of the Indian Police Service) Director General of a State Police Force Lieutenant General (Army Commander's Scale) Vice Admiral (FOC-in-C's Scale) Air Marshal (AOC-in-C's Scale)
Special Director General (HAG+ Scale of the Indian Police Service) Special Director General Lieutenant General (HAG+ Scale) Vice Admiral (HAG+ Scale) Air Marshal (HAG+ Scale)
Additional Director General (Higher Administrative Grade of the IPS cadre, also available to BSF cadre) C.P, ADG Lieutenant General (Higher Administrative Grade) Vice Admiral (HAG) Air Marshal (HAG)
Inspector General Joint C.P, IG Major General Rear Admiral Air Vice Marshal
Deputy Inspector General Additional C.P, DIG Brigadier Commodore Air Commodore
Commandant SSP/DCP Colonel Captain Group Captain
2 I/C SP/DCP Lt. Colonel Commander Wing Commander
Deputy Commandant Addl.SP/Addl.DCP Major Lt. Commander Sqn Leader
Assistant Commandant Assistant Commissioner of Police Captain Lieutenant Flight Lieutenant

Reference list[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination : (Overview)". Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "CRPF Academy". Department of CRPF Academy, Kadarpur, Gurgoan, Haryana, India. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Gaur is first ADG of BSF from cadre". The Indian Express (New Delhi). 11 July 2009. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 

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