Over 1500 unemployed youths of Assam’s Darrang and Udalguri districts have participated at the ongoing pre-recruitment counselling and training rally at Bhairabkunda in Darrang district.

The 23 Battalion of Sashtra Seema Bal (SSB) has organized the pre-recruitment rally to provide guidance and prepare local unemployed youths in choosing a career in the different central security forces of India.

The rally that began on July 5 will continue till July 11.

“The event aimed at offering a platform for the local talented youths, particularly from the Bodo community to choose a bright career in different central security forces including SSB, Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, National Intelligence Agency, etc,” said Rohitaswa, commandant of the 23 Battalion of SSB.

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“We are very much delighted that youths of the region have responded well even in this onademic situation. More than 1500 youths both boys and girls have registered their names with us,” he said.

“The pre-recruitment rally has offered us enough information and guidance on the required qualification and how to apply for a career in the central security forces,” said Rohit Basumatary, a youth from Bhergaon.

“It also provided us with information on how to prepare ourselves for such a career,” said Pinky Basumaraty, who hails from Rowta.

SSB operating along the Indo-Bhutan international border organized this pre-recruitment rally for the first time in the region.

Chance Keishing,  deputy inspector general of 23 Battalion of SSB, also provided many valuable tips to the participating youths on how to prepare for the competitive exams for both officer level and lower grade posts in various central security forces.

“Those aspiring to join the central security forces have to devote at least six hours a day to their studies. At the same time you have to remain physically fit too,” said Chance Keishing.

Mayukh Goswami

Mayukh Goswami is Northeast Now Correspondent in Mangaldai. He can be reached at: mayukh.mld@gmail.com