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UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant (AC) Exam 2018: Notification, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2018: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites online application form for the recruitment of 398 Assistant Commandant Posts in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP and SSB. The registration will start on 25 April, 2018 and last date for submitting online application is 21 May, 2018.

The detailed CAPF AC Recruitment information-  eligibility criteria/ application fee / selection process/ exam pattern/ syllabus/ age limit and how to apply are given here…

UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant Recruitment

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018 at glance
Post Name Assistant Commandant
Total Posts 398
Registration Dates 25 April 2018 to 21 May 2018
Application Form Apply Now
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Vacancy Details 
Eligibility Criteria
Selection Process
Exam Pattern
How to Apply
Job Notification

1. UPSC CAPF 2018: Vacancy Details

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released notification for the post of Assistant Commandants (Group- A, Executive) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) viz. 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 vacanies are…

UPSC CAPF Vacancy Details

Department Total
BSF 60
CRPF 179
SSB 29

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2. Eligibility Criteria for CAPF Assistant Commandant

A. Educational Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree of a recognised University.


Candidates age should be

  • 20-25 years

as on 01 August, 2018 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1993 and not later than 1st August, 1998 (Relaxation to upper age limit of reserved category candidates as per GOI rules).

C. Physical Standards: specified in Appendix-VI

3.  CAPF Assistant Commandant Selection Process

The Selection Process will comprise of Written Examination, Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests, and Personal Interview.

A. Written Examination Pattern: Two papers on same day

Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence – 250 Marks, MCQs: General Mental Ability, General Science, Current Events of National and International Importance, Indian Polity and Economy, History of India, Indian and World Geography.

Paper II: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension – 200 Marks, Essay:

  • Writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi- 80 Marks,
  • Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ language skills (English only)- 120 Marks.

B. Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests

  1. 100 Meters race: Male: 16 seconds; Female: 18 seconds
  2. 800 Meters race: Male: 3 minutes 45 seconds; Female: 4 minutes 45 seconds
  3. Long Jump (3 chances): Male: 3.5 Meters; Female: 3.0 meters
  4.  Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.): 4.5 Meters (only for male)

C. Interview/Personality Test: 150 Marks

Syllabus of the Written Papers

See the detailed syllabus in the recruitment notification

4. How to Apply online for CAPF AC Examination?

  1. Interested candidates must fill in the CAPF AC Online Application Form.
  2. The Application Form will be available on the UPSC’s website: from 25 April, 2018 to 21 May, 2018 till 18.00 hours.

Application Fee

  1. For UR/ OBC: Rs. 200/-
  2. Female/SC/ST: Rs. 0/-

Payment Mode (Online): Pay by cash in SBI, Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card

UPSC CAPF AC Exam: Important Dates
Online Registration starting date 25 April 2018
Online Registration closing date 21 May 2018 6:00 PM
Date of Commencement of Examination 12 August, 2018
Date of Commencement of Examination 12 August, 2018

5. UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2018 Notification

Advt. No. 08/2018-CPF

UPSC Capf Assistant Commandant Exam 2018 Notification

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