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A total of 253 vacancies have been announced for various security forces under CAPF, check the post-wise vacancy distribution in the below table.
|Border Security Force (BSF)||66|
|Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)||29|
|Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)||62|
|Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)||14|
|Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)||82|
The Examination will be conducted in three stages as follows:
Phase-1: Medium Hindi/English (450 marks)
|Section||Total Marks Allotted||Maximum Time Allowed|
|Paper-1: General Ability and Intelligence||250||120 min|
|Paper-2: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension||200||180 min|
Phase-2: Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests :
Candidates who are declared qualified in the written examination will be summoned for Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests (Qualifying in nature).
|100 Meter Race||In 16 Seconds||In 18 Seconds|
|800 Meter Race||In 3 Minutes 16 Seconds||In 4 Minutes 45 Seconds|
|Long Jump||3.5 meter (3 Chances)||3.0 meter (3 Chances)|
|Shot Put (7.26 Kg)||4.5 Meter||NA|
Note: Pregnancy at the time of PET will be a disqualification and pregnant female candidates will be rejected.
Phase-3: Interview/Personality Test : (150 Marks)
Final Selection / Merit : The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test.
A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.
Age Criteria (As on 01-01-2021)
A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years. The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable
|Category||Age Relaxation(Up To)|
|Government Servants||5 Year|
Note: However, the total relaxation claimed on account of Government Service will be limited to five years.
Candidates must meet the prescribed Physical and Medical Standards for admission to the Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination. The minimum requirements for the candidate are as follows:
|Height||165 cm||157 cm|
|Chest||81 cm (Unexpended) (with 5 cm minimum expansion)||Not applicable|
|Weight||50 kg||46 kg|
CAPF Exam Syllabus
|Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning Ability||English Language||General Awareness|
|INTRODUCTION TO NUMBERS|
UNIT DIGIT AND TRAILING ZEROS
HCF AND LCM
PROFIT AND LOSS
RATIO, PROPORTION, AND PARTNERSHIP
SIMPLE INTEREST AND COMPOUND INTEREST
TIME AND WORK
TIME, SPEED, AND DISTANCE
PERMUTATIONS AND COMBINATIONS
RANKING AND TIME SEQUENCE TEST
DIRECTION AND DISTANCE
ALPHABET TEST (ALPHABETS/ NUMBERS/ SYMBOL)
NON - VERBAL SERIES
MIRROR IMAGE AND WATER IMAGE
PAPER FOLDING AND CUTTING
FIGURE COMPLETION PATTERN
COUNTING OF FIGURES
CUBES AND DICE
CONSTRUCTION OF FIGURE
STATEMENT AND ASSUMPTIONS
ASSERTION AND REASON
COURSE OF ACTION
CAUSE AND EFFECTS
FUNDAMENTALS OF SENTENCE
EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATURE
CENTRE-STATE RELATIONS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
STUDY OF PHYSICAL QUANTITIES
FORCE AND MOTION
WORK POWER AND ENERGY
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF MATTER
HEAT AND THERMODYNAMICS
OSCILLATION AND WAVES
ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
ATOMIC STRUCTURE AND CHEMICAL BONDING
STUDY OF MATTER
ACID, BASES AND SALTS
METALS AND NON-METALS
CHEMISTRY IN EVERYDAY LIFE
ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS
HUMAN HEALTH AND DISEASE
APPLICATIONS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
MICROBES IN HUMAN WELFARE
Once the UPSC CAPF Notification is released, candidates will be able to apply online for the exam on the official website of the Commission i.e. https://upsconline.nic.in
As the first step, candidates need to register themselves on the official website of the Commission. For the same, candidates can follow the steps mentioned below:
Application Fees (Online Payment):
|Category||UPSC CAPF Application Fee|
|Women (of all categories)/SC/ST/PwD and ESM||Nil|
Ques. I am in the last year of college. Can I apply for the UPSC CAPF Exam?
Ans. Yes, if your final result/mark sheet is declared before the date, then you are eligible to appear for the UPSC CAPF exam.
Ques. Are there any percentage criteria to apply for the UPSC CAPF Exam?
Ans. There is no minimum percentage criteria to apply for the UPSC CAPF exam.
Ques. Is there any negative marking in the UPSC CAPF Exam?
Ans. Yes, wrong answers will cost ⅓ negative marks..
Ques. When will the UPSC CAPF admit card be released?
Ans. Admit Cards will be released three weeks before the exam dates.
Ques. How many times can the UPSC CAPF Exam be attempted?
Ans. There is no limit to how many times can the UPSC CAPF Examination be attempted as long the eligibility criteria (link) are fulfilled.
Ques. Can a post-graduate apply for UPSC CAPF?
Ans. Yes, the minimum qualification required for appearing in UPSC CAPF is graduation.