Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram approved the proposal of Mizoram Governor for the relaxation in education and physical standards in respect of ST candidates for the state of Mizoram for recruitment of constables in Central Para Military Force.
As informed in writing by the Union Home Minister, the required qualification for entry into Central Para Military Force is reduced to Class VIII and a height requirement for male candidates is reduced from 162.5 cm to 160 cm for ST candidates from Mizoram.

The relaxation will be applied to recruitment to be made by CPMF with effect from August 1, 2010 for a period of 1 year. The position would be reviewed based on the outcome of the recruitment process for 2010-11.