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About CAPF

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recently released the notification for the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) exam, which aims to hire Assistant Commandants for paramilitary forces such as the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). The CAPF exam is conducted annually and comprises a written test, physical efficiency test, and an interview round

Candidates who wish to be recruited as CAPF AC – Assistant Commandant Officer have to fill out the DAF online for the CAPF exam on the official UPSC website. The official website has initiated the online registration process for the recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).

UPSC Eligibility Criteria- CAPF AC Exam

1. Candidates applying for the CAPF exam should ensure that they fulfil all the CAPF eligibility conditions applicable.
2. The admission of candidates at all stages is purely provisional subject to satisfying UPSC eligibility criteria for the CAPF exam.
3. Eligibility conditions are verified with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for the Interview round.
4. Candidates have to satisfy the following to qualify the CAPF eligibility criteria:
5. UPSC Eligibility criteria for CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam 2023.
6. Nationality Any Male or Female who is a citizen of India.
7. UPSC Age limit for CAPF AC exam Minimum Age is 20 Years;
8. Maximum Age is 25 years;
9. UPSC Age limit relaxation for CAPF AC exam SC/ST: 5 years.
10. OBC(reservation applicable): 3 years.
11. Ex-servicemen/Civil Central Government Servants: 5 Years.
12. J&K Domiciled: 5 years.
13. Educational Qualification A Bachelor’s degree from any Government recognized University Or Deemed to be University.
14. CAPF full form is Central Armed Police Force. CAPF is the unified name of the seven security forces in India under the authority of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
15. The Seven Security Forces are as follows:
  • CRPF – CRPF full form is Central Reserve Police Force.
  • BSF– BSF stands for Border Security Force.
  • ITBP– is known as Indo-Tibetian Border Police Force.
  • SSB– full form of SSB is Sashastra Seema Bal.
  • CISF- full form of CISF is Central Industrial Security Forces.
  • NSG- NSG full form is National Security Guard.
  • AR- AR stands for Assam Rifles.

CAPF Syllabus and Exam Pattern

1. Mere qualifying for the CAPF eligibility does not mean candidates have qualified the exam.
2. Candidates applying for the UPSC CAPF exam must be thorough with the Assistant Commandant Syllabus and CAPF exam pattern.
3. The CAPF Assistant Commandant exam will be conducted .
4. The written examination to be conducted by UPSC will comprise two Papers in both English and Hindi language.
5. Paper-I in CAPF exam will have Multiple Choice Questions carrying 250 marks and Paper-II will be a subjective type holding weightage of 200 marks.
6. Post the qualification of paper-I and paper-II candidates will be called for the Physical efficiency test.
7. Candidates declared qualified in the PET test will be called for the final Interview round carrying 150 Marks.
8. Given below is the time slot for the CAPF Assistant Commandant exam 2023 for the reference of candidates:
9. Paper-I – from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon
10. Paper-II from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. evening
11. UPSC CAPF Syllabus and exam pattern is as follows:
  • Slots Syllabus Marks
  • Paper-I (10am-12pm) General Ability and Intelligence Objective type; 250 marks
  • Paper-II (2 pm- 5 pm) General Studies, Essay and Comprehension Subjective type; 200 marks
  • Physical Efficiency Test – Candidates who qualify the above two Personality test/Interview – 150 marks