Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Are you the ONE who don't like to take chances and waste one precious year by failing in Prelims?

Do you want to test your knowledge after reading a particular topic? Then The MCQ Factory (TMF) is for you! It provides topic wise high quality MCQs for testing your knowledge in a particular topic. More details here


  • The CISF is a central armed police force under the aegis of Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • It was initially established in 1969 under CISF Act, 1968 to protect major PSUs.
  • However, it was converted to armed force with a larger ambit under an amendment to the Act in 1983.
  • CISF is tasked with providing security to various government installations including country‚Äôs airports, metros etc.
  • Now, CISF provides security to industrial ventures and establishments, VIPs and engages in disaster management amongst others.
  • It also has Fire Wing to response to fire emergencies/accidents.
  • With force larger than 1,65,000 it is the largest security force in the world.