UPSC CAPF Exam will be conducted for the post of Assistant Commandants in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) such as Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

Important Dates:

  • Official Notification and Registration date – 18 August 2019
  • Last Date of Registration – 07 September  till 06:00 PM
  • UPSC CAPF AC Admit Card Download – to be announced
  • UPSC CAPF Exam Date – 20 December 2020 (Sunday)

Application Fees:

General/ OBC – Rs 200 No Fee for female/ SC/ ST candidates)

Exam Pattern:

The exam will have two papers. Paper I shall consists of General Ability and Intelligence questions of 250 Marks while Paper 2 comprises of General Studies, Essay and Comprehension of 200 Marks.

Age Limit:

20 to 25 Years

Educational Qualification:

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university/institution.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for UPSC CAPF AC 2020:

100 Metre race16 Seconds18 Seconds
800 Metre race3 minutes 45 second4 minutes 45 second
Long Jump3.5 Meters 3 chances)3.0 Meters 3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.)4.5 Meters

Selection Procedure:

The selection will be done on the basis of written examination and physical and medical standard tests or personality/interview tests. The candidates who qualify in CAPF written test shall be called for the Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests which will be conducted under the supervision of a Nodal Authority to be appointed by the Ministry of Home Affair.

Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests,  will  be  called  for  Interview/Personality  Test. UPSC  CAPF Interview Round will carry 150 Marks.

Candidates who are short-listed for  Interview/Personality  Test, including those shortlisted for Interview/Personality Test provisionally will be issued a Detailed Application Form (DAF) in which among other things, they will be required to indicate their preference of Forces.

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