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CAPF – AC (Assistant Commandant) EXAM OFFICER ENTRY : UPSC

Central Armed Police Force ( CAPF ) which comes under Ministry Of Home Affairs consists of seven forces .

UPSC ( Union Public Service Commission ) conducts a CAPF – AC ( Assistant Commandant ) exam for both Male and Female once in a year .

Through this exam , It recruits GROUP–A Officers for the post of AC .

ExamNotification DateExam Date
CAPF – AC EXAM22TH APR09TH AUG

The date given above are taken from UPSC Exam Calender . It may be changed .

What is in it for me :-

  1. Vacancies Of The CAPF – AC Exam
  2. Exam Centers Of CAPF – AC EXAM
  3. Eligibility For CAPF – AC Exam
  4. CAPF – AC Written Exam Pattern
  5. Syllabus Of The CAPF – AC Exam
  6. Online Apply For CAPF – AC Exam
  7. E – Admission Certificate For Written Exam
  8. Selection Process For CAPF -AC Written Exam
  9. Physical Efficiency Test ( PFT )
  10. Medical Standard Test
  11. Interview Test
  12. Final Selection / Merit List
  13. Grant Of Service
  14. Restriction On Re ‐ Appearance
  15. Conclusion
  16. FAQs
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UPSC recruits only for these five forces of CAPF given below through CAPF – AC exam .

These five forces are as follows :-

  • Border Security Force ( BSF )
  • Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF )
  • Central Industrial Security Force ( CISF )
  • Indo‐Tibetan Border Police ( ITBP )
  • Sashastra Seema Bal ( SSB )

VACANCIES OF THE CAPF – AC EXAM

BSF100
CRPF108
CISF28
ITBP21
SSB66
TOTAL323

Note :-

The number of vacancies given above is tentative and it may be changed at any stage .

10% of the total vacancies are reserved for Ex – Servicemen .

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EXAM CENTERS OF CAPF – AC EXAM

The exam centers across INDIA are given below :-

  • AGARTALA ,
  • AHMEDABAD ,
  • AIZAWL ,
  • BENGALURU ,
  • BAREILLY ,
  • BHOPAL,
  • CHANDIGARH ,
  • CHENNAI ,
  • CUTTACK ,
  • DEHRADUN ,
  • DELHI ,
  • DHARWAD ,
  • DISPUR ,
  • GANGTOK ,
  • HYDERABAD ,
  • IMPHAL ,
  • ITANAGAR ,
  • JAIPUR ,
  • JAMMU ,
  • JORHAT ,
  • KOCHI ,
  • KOHIMA ,
  • KOLKATA ,
  • LUCKNOW ,
  • MADURAI,
  • MUMBAI ,
  • NAGPUR ,
  • PANAJI ( GOA ) ,
  • PATNA ,
  • PORT BLAIR ,
  • PRAYAGRAJ ( ALLAHABAD ) ,
  • RAIPUR ,
  • RANCHI ,
  • SAMBALPUR ,
  • SHILLONG ,
  • SHIMLA ,
  • SRINAGAR ,
  • THIRUVANANTHAPURAM ,
  • TIRUPATI ,
  • UDAIPUR ,
  • VISAKHAPATNAM .

ELIGIBILITY FOR CAPF – AC EXAM

Age Limit

Age must be between 20 to 25 years .

A relaxation of max. five years for those who belongs to :-

  • Scheduled Caste ( SC ) ,
  • Scheduled Tribe ( ST ) ,
  • Civilian Central Govt. Servants ,
  • Ex – Servicemen ,
  • Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan , 1980 to 31st day of Dec , 1989 .

A relaxation of max. three years for those who belongs to –

Other Backward Classes ( OBC ) .

Gender

Both Male & Female candidates are eligible to apply for CAPF – AC exam .

Physical Standards

The min requirements of physical standard for the candidate are given below :-

MenWomen
Height165 cm157 cm
Chest81 cm ( unexpanded )
( With 5 cm min. expansion )
( Not applicable )
Weight50 kg 46 kg

Note :-

The weight will be subjected to increase with the increase of the height .

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Educational Qualifications

Must have Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

Note :-

Those who are in the final year / semester of Degree course and have yet to pass the final year exam can also apply for the CAPF – AC exam .

CAPF – AC WRITTEN EXAM PATTERN

The CAPF – AC written exam will be conducted by UPSC .

It comprises of two papers i.e Paper I and Paper II .

For Paper I

The questions of written exam is of Multiple Choice Type and the language of question paper is in English as well as in Hindi .

For Paper II

Essay part is to be answered in long narrative in both English as well as Hindi .

But Comprehension parts and Other Communications / Language Skills is to be answered only in English .

PaperSubjectDurationMarks
Paper IGeneral Ability and Intelligence2 Hours250
Paper IIGeneral Studies , Essay and Comprehension3 Hours200

Negative Marking

For each wrong answer given by the candidate in the OBJECTIVE TYPE , there will be a penalty .

The penalty for each wrong answer is a deduction of one third ( 0.33 ) of the marks .

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SYLLABUS OF THE CAPF – AC EXAM

Paper I :

General Mental Ability

  • Logical reasoning,
  • Quantitative aptitude including numerical ability ,
  • Data interpretation.

General Science

General awareness, Scientific temper, Comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like -Information Technology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science .

Current Events of National and International Importance

Current events of national and international importance in the broad areas of –

  • Culture,
  • Music,
  • Arts,
  • Literature,
  • Sports,
  • Governance,
  • Societal and Developmental issues,
  • Industry, Business,
  • Globalization and interplay among nations .

Indian Polity and Economy

  • Country’s political system and the Constitution of India .
  • Social systems and public administration.
  • Economic development in India .
  • Regional and international security issues.
  • Human rights including its indicators .

History of India

The questions will broadly cover – the subject in its social, economic and political aspects in history of India , areas of growth of nationalism and freedom movement .

Indian and World Geography

Physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.

Paper II :

Part‐A – { Essay ( 80 Marks ) }

The Essay topics are :-

  • Modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle.
  • Geography,
  • Politics ,
  • Economy,
  • Knowledge of security ,
  • Human rights issues ,
  • Analytical ability .

Part‐B – { Comprehension, precis writing, other communications / language skills ( 120 Marks ) }

The topics are :-

  • Comprehension passages,
  • Precis writing,
  • Developing counter arguments,
  • Simple grammar ,
  • Other aspects of language testing.
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ONLINE APPLY FOR CAPF – AC EXAM

Interested eligible candidates are required to apply online using UPSC official website .

The online form contains two parts i.e Part – I and Part – II which need to complete as per the instruction .

Candidate should have to provide the details of one Photo ID Card while filling the online form .

The accepted Photo IDs are –

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Voter Card
  • PAN Card
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Any other Photo ID Card issued by the State / Central Govt.

This dteails of the Photo ID Card provided by the candidate while filling up the online form will be used for all stages of selection process .

The Applicants must ensure that they are providing a valid and active e-mail ID and mobile number .

This should not be changed till joining as all electronic mode of communication will be done through this at different stages of selection .

Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- ( Rupees Two Hundred Only ) .

Amount can be paid either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash .

Or can be paid by using net banking facility of State Bank of India .

It can also be paid through Visa / Master / Rupay Credit card / Debit card .

All female and SC / ST are not required to pay any Fee for the exam .

E-ADMISSION CERTIFICATE FOR WRITTEN EXAM

The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admission Certificate three weeks before the the exam .

The e-Admission Certificate will be available on the official website .

It must be downloaded by the candidates . Note that it will not send by post .

SELECTION PROCESS FOR CAPF – AC WRITTEN EXAM

The min. qualifying marks for each paper will be fixed by the Commission in their discretion .

Paper – I will be checked first . The checking of Paper – II will be done only for those who obtain min. qualifying marks in Paper – I .

A list of qualifying candidates will be prepared on the basis of qualifying marks fixed by the Commission .

Those placed in the qualifying list will go through a Physical Efficiency Test .

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PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST ( PFT )

The PFTs for Male and Female are given below :-

TestsMaleFemale
100 Meters16 Sec.18 Sec.
800 Meters3 Min. 45 Sec.4 Min. 45 Sec.
Long Jump3.5 Meters ( 3 Chances )3.0 Meters ( 3 Chances )
Shot Put ( 7.26 Kgs )4.5 Meters( Not applicable )

Note :-

Pregnant female will be disqualified at the time of PFT .

MEDICAL STANDARD TEST

Candidates who declared pass in the PFT will go through the Medical Test .

It is conducted by a board of Medical officers appointed by the Ministry of Home Affairs .

Those declared medically unfit are allowed to appear before the “Review Medical Board” for review of medical test .

The review of medical test must be applied within 15 days from the date of declaration of result .

INTERVIEW TEST

Medically fit Candidates will be called for Interview Test . The test will be conducted by UPSC.

The Test carriers a total of 150 Marks .

Selected Candidates of Interview Test will be issued a Detailed Application Form ( DAF ) .

Candidate needs to mention the choice of Forces in DAF as per instruction in which he / she wants to join .

FINAL SELECTION / MERIT LIST

A merit list will be prepared on the basis of the total marks secured by the candidates .

The total mark includes the marks of written test and also the marks in the Interview Test .

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GRANT OF SERVICE

Grant of service to the CAPF – AC will be made on the basis of Merit list .

It also based on the Service choice given by the candidate in the DAF .

RESTRICTION ON RE ‐ APPEARANCE

A candidate who has been finally selected / recommended on the basis of CAPF – AC Exam will not eligible to appear at a subsequent exam for recruitment of CAPF – AC post .

CONCLUSION

The highest possible way of patriotism is serving your motherland with Security Forces .

Paramilitary Forces otherly known as The Central Armed Police Forces ( CAPF ) which refers to uniform nomenclature of security forces in India recruits it’s Officers through the above discussed CAPF – AC exam .

In the above discussed process , CAPF recruits Assistant Commandants GROUP A Officers , trained them and make a Common Man / Woman into a GENTLE MAN / LADY OFFICER .

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FAQS

1. How many times in a year UPSC conducts CAPF – AC EXAM ?

UPSC conducts this exam once in year .

2. Are both Male and Female eligible for this exam ?

Yes , Both are eigible to appear in this exam .

3. Is there any negetive marking ?

Yes , There is a negetive marking for this exam . A one third of the mark is deducted as penalty for each answer given by the candidate .

4. What is the age limit for CAPF – AC exam ?

The age limit for this exam is 20 to 25 years .

5. What is the total no. of vacancy ?

The total no. of vacancy is 323 .

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