UPSC CAPF Notification 2021: Date Sheet, Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee

By | April 13, 2021

UPSC CAPF Notification 2021 will release on 15 April 2021, CAPF exam will conduct on 8th August, Four Stages of exam Written exam, Medical and Physical Standard, Interview, Merit List.

The full form of CAPF is Central Armed Police Force. CAPF is the common name for India’s seven security forces, all of which are under the Ministry of Home Affairs’ control. CAPF’s mission is to assist the Government of India in maintaining public order, legal rules and regulations, and internal security effectively and efficiently.

CAPF is also concerned with keeping national dignity, promoting social stability, and growth by prioritizing service and loyalty.

UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam Notification 2021 :

On April 15, the CAPF(AC) 2021 notification will be publicly disclosed. On August 8, the CAPF (AC) exam will be held. The CAPF (AC) exam allows for direct entry into the paramilitary forces of India at the Assistant Commandant (AC) level.

Every year, the CAPF exam is held to recruit candidates for the aforementioned position in the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). The CAPF’s cadre governing authority is the Ministry of Home Affairs. The nodal authority for the physical and medical quality test is appointed by the Ministry of Home (PST).

Important Dates of UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021 :

Exam NameCentral Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandant)
Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission
Geographical  ScoreAll India
Exam frequencyOnce in a year
Exam ModeOffline
Selection procedureWritten Exam/Physical /Interview/ Personality Test
LanguagesEnglish and Hindi
Official Websitehttps://upsc.gov.in/
Helpline011-23098543

Vacancy Details of UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam 2021:

The following is an estimate of the number of vacancies that will be filled by the UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2020:

PostVacancy
CRPF13
BSF78
SSB220
CISF69
ITBP27
Total209

UPSC CAPF Eligibility criteria and Educational Qualification 2021: 

The eligibility condition for UPSC CAPF are mentioned below:-

Nationality :
  • The nominee must be an Indian resident.
  • Candidates who are Nepalese or Bhutanese are also qualified to apply for the exam.
  • No one else is qualified to take the UPSC CAPF test.
Age limit : 

The CAPF test has a lower age limit of 20 years and a higher age limit of fewer than 25 years. The age is measured from the 1 August of the exam year. Candidates must have been born between August 2, 1996, and August 1, 2001, to be qualified to sit for the UPSC CAPF exam 2021.

CategoryRelaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
Civilian Central Government Servants5 years, Ex-Servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation.
Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from January 1, 1980 to December 31,
1989
5 years
Educational Qualification :
  • The candidate must have a Bachelors’s degree from any recognized university, according to the official CAPF announcement.
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their graduate program can also apply for the examination, but they must submit the qualifying exam’s final year mark sheet along with the comprehensive application form.
  • At the time of the interview, candidates with the NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ Certificate will be given preference. These qualifications will only be taken into account during the interview/personality test.
Medical And physical Standard : 

The UPSC CAPF notice lays out the physical and medical requirements in great detail. The following are the most critical points about the CAPF physical criteria.

Physical Standard :

Physical StandardMenWomen
Height165cm157 cm
Chest81 cm
Weight50 kg46 kg

Medical Standards :

Distance vision (Corrected)Better Eye 6/6 & Worse Eye 6/9
Near visionBetter Eye N6 & Worse Eye N9
Color VisionColour Perception-III (CP-III) by ISIHARA plates

UPSC CAPF Exam pattern and Syllabus 2021:

The UPSC CAPF written examination will consist of the following subjects, time allotted, and maximum marks:

 MarksTotal no. of questions
Paper I (general ability and inteligence)2502 hours
Paper II (General Studies,Essay, ComprehenSion)2002 hours

Syllabus :

Paper I (General Ability and Intelligence)Paper II (General Studies, Essay and Comprehension)
1.General Mental Ability
Logical Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude
Numerical Ability
Data interpretation

2.Current Events – National and International Importance
Current affairs of national and international Culture and music
Arts And Literature
Sports
Industry
Business
Globalization
Societal & Developmental Issues

3.General Science
Biotechnology
Phenomena
Scientific Temper
Environmental Science
Information Technology
General Awareness
Comprehension and Appreciation of Scientific Phenomena
4. Indian History
5.Indian polity And Economy
6.Indian  and World Geography
1.Part I – Essay Question Indian history/freedom struggle/geography/polity/ economy/knowledge of security/ human rights issues/ analytical ability  
2. Part II- Comprehension, precise writing & Others   Comprehension passages, precise writing, counter arguments, English Grammar and language testing

UPSC CAPF Selection Process 2021:

Candidates for roles in the armed forces, such as the SSB, ITBP, CISF, DRPF, and BSF, go through a four-phased screening process:

1.Written Exam – Written exam Contain two papers I & II. Applicant must qualify for the written exam for further procedure.

2.Physical and Medical test – This test varies in males and females. Applicant needs to qualify this round for going in the Interview procedure.

3.Interview and Personality Test – After Qualifying 2 rounds Now Interview will be 150 marks.

 4.Merit List- The final Merit list will prepare according to the performance in all other rounds.

Application procedure of UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021: 

Visit Official Website

The Official Website is https://upsconline.nic.in/

Click on Application Form

Go in Online Application form

Click On “CAPF Part- I”

Enter the Required Details. Register

Click On”CAPF PArt- II”

Enter all the details and Register.

Upload “PHOTOGRAPH”

Upload Scanned photograph and Signature

Pay the Application Fee

Pay online Application fee with Debit card/Credit card/ Net banking..

Agree and Submit

Agree to Declaration and Submit the Form.

Print the payment receipt

Print it out for further use.

Application Fee and Mode of payment : 

The application fee for UPSC CAPF 2021 is RS.200/- for all except SC/ST/ Female Candidate. There is no Application fee for SC/ST/ Females.

Mode of payment: Candidate can pay the application fee either online through Debit card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking / Master card or Depositing Amount in the Bank (Any branch of SBI)

Result :

UPSC publishes the results of the CAPF Written Examination on its official website, upsc.gov.in. The roll numbers of candidates who passed the exam and were chosen for an interview by the Services Selection Board (SSB) for admission to the BSF/CISF/CRPF/ITBP/SSB are included in the result.

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