As per Government policy, the vacancies in the rank of Constable (General Duty) are distributed among the States/Union Territories and also among the Border districts and militancy affected areas as follows:-
(1) 60% of vacancies are allotted amongst States/UTs on the basis of population ratio.
(2) 20% of vacancies in the Border Guarding Forces (BGFs) (BSF, ITBP, SSB & Assam Rifles) are allotted to border districts, which fall within the responsibility of the Forces.
(3) 20% of vacancies in BGFs are allotted to areas affected by militancy i.e. J&K, North Eastern States and Naxal affected areas. The districts/areas affected by militancy are notified by the Government from time to time.
(4) In Forces, other than BGFs, 40% vacancies are allotted to militancy affected areas i.e. J&K, North Eastern States and Naxal affected areas. The district/areas affected by militancy are notified by the government from time to time.