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UPSC CAPF 2023 Examination

UPSC releases the notification every year for the Recruitment of Central Armed Police Forces(CAPF) Assistant Commandants(Group A) for vacancies namely Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in the month of April. The Candidates can fill the Application form online. Although, it is advised to not wait for the last day rush and fill the form as early as possible. Allotment of the Centres will be on the “first-apply-first-allot” basis.

CAPF Exam consists of three stages: Written Examination, Physical Fitness Test and Interview round. If you are aspiring to clear the CAPF 2023 Exam, you must get an idea about latest updates, selection procedure, exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility criteria, previous year cut off, etc. Do read the complete article in order to get complete details about the CAPF ACs 2023 exam notification.

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UPSC CAPF 2023 Exam Notification

The CAPF ACs 2023 Notification will be released on 26th April 2023. Candidates can apply for the post of Assistant Commandants by clicking on the link given below. One should check the eligibility criteria before applying.

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UPSC CAPF 2023: Exam Summary

Name of Exam Central Armed Police Forces
Conducting Body UPSC
Periodicity Annually
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online (CBT)
Exam Rounds 3 Stages (Written + PFT + Interview)
Exam Dates
  • Written Test: 6th August 2023
  • PFT: —-
  • Interview: —–
Expected Candidates 2 lakhs approx.
Available Seats To be notified
Job Location Across India
Official Website https://upsc.gov.in
CAPF 2023 Notification 26th April 2022

UPSC CAPF 2023 Exam Date

UPSC will release the official notification on 26th April 2023. Along with the notification, details like exam date, number of vacancies, last date to apply for the exam, etc will also be released. Candidates are advised to bookmark this page and regularly visit to stay updated about the latest information about the CAPF Exam.

CAPF  2023 Important Dates
CAPF  2023 Notification 26th April 2023
Online Application Starts 26th April 2023
Last Date to Apply 16th May 2023
Admit Card  —-
 Written Examination 6th August 2023
Result of Online Examination  —-
PET October 2023
Interview Round  —-
Document Verification  —-
Final Merit List Declared  —-

Steps to Apply for UPSC CAPF Notification 2023

  • Visit the official site of UPSC.
  • On the home page, check the News Events tab.
  • Then click on the CAPF AC 2023 Notification.
  • You will see the Apply Online button. Click here.
  • You will be redirected to a new page. Click on the New Registration button.
  • Fill in all the basic details on the registration form.
  • The application form is in two parts – Fill  all the details in Part and pay the amount of the fee in Part II
  • Once the application form is filled and payment is done, the application process for the CAPF exam is complete.
  • Save the Application form for further updates.

Click Here to Apply Online [Link Inactive]

UPSC CAPF 2023 Exam Pattern

Have a look at the UPSC CAPF (AC) Exam Pattern:

Paper Paper I
(General Ability and Intelligence)
Paper II
(General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension)
Total
Questions
125 (MCQ) 6 (Descriptive)
Marks 250 200
Duration 2 Hours 3 Hours

UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2023

CAPF Syllabus 2023 for Paper 1

  • General Ability and Intelligence
  • General Mental Ability
  • General Science
  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • History of India
  • Indian and World Geography

CAPF Syllabus 2023 for Paper 2

General Studies, Essay (English or Hindi), précis writing & Comprehension
Part A:  Essay questions Topics: Indian history especially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability. [80 marks]
Part B: Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills  [120 marks]
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UPSC CAPF ACs Vacancies

CAPF 2023 Vacancies have not been announced yet. The number of vacancies for CAPF 2022(Assistant Commandants) when the UPSC released the official notification.
BSF
CRPF
CISF
ITBP
SSB
Total No. of posts
66 29 62 14 82 253

UPSC CAPF ACs Selection Process

Written Examination

The structure of the examinations which will be conducted offline are as follows:

Paper I

  • General Ability and Intelligence – 250 Marks
  • It will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon.
  • The questions in this paper will be of Objective (Multiple Answers) Type in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.

Paper II

  • Essay(English or Hindi) -> 80 marks
  • Precis Writing, Comprehension Components, and other communications/ language skills will be English only -> 120 marks
  • It will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
NOTE-I: No credit will be given for answers written in a medium other than the one allowed in the Paper. Candidates will be required to indicate the medium of the Essay Component in the Attendance Lists and on the Answer Book. No credit will be given for the Essay Component if the candidate indicates a medium on the Attendance List and on the Answer Book other than the one in which he/she has written the Essay.
NOTE-II: There will be minimum qualifying marks separately in each Paper as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion. Paper-I will be evaluated first and evaluation of Paper-II will be done only of those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I.

Physical Fitness Test

Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests :
Males Females
100 Meters race In 16 seconds In 18 seconds
800 Meters race In 3 minutes 45 seconds In 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump 3.5 Meters(3 chances) 3.0 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.) 4.5 Meters
Pregnancy at the time of PET will be a disqualification and pregnant female candidates will be rejected.

UPSC CAPF Interview 

The Interview/Personality Test will carry 150 Marks. Candidates who are short-listed for the 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.

UPSC CAPF Merit List

The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test.

UPSC CAPF ACs Eligibility Criteria

UPSC CAPF Educational Qualification

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.

UPSC CAPF Age Limit

Minimum Age: 20 years
Maximum Age: 25 years
Age will be calculated as on 1st August 2023, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1998 and not later than 1st August 2003.

CAPF ACs Application Fees

Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/-

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UPSC CAPF 2023 Exam Center

Centres Centres Centres
AGARTALA GANGTOK PANAJI (GOA)
AHMEDABAD HYDERABAD PATNA
AIZAWL IMPHAL PORTBLAIR
ALMORA(UTTARAKHAND) ITANAGAR PRAYAGRAJ (ALLAHABAD)
BENGALURU JAIPUR RAIPUR
BAREILLY JAMMU RANCHI
BHOPAL JORHAT SAMBALPUR
CHANDIGARH KOCHI SHILLONG
CHENNAI KOHIMA SHIMLA
CUTTACK KOLKATA SRINAGAR
DEHRADUN LUCKNOW SRINAGAR(UTTARAKHAND)
DELHI MADURAI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
DHARAMSHALA (H.P.) MANDI (H.P.) TIRUPATI
DHARWAR MUMBAI UDAIPUR
DISPUR NAGPUR VISHAKHAPATNAM

UPSC CAPF 2023: FAQs

Q1. What are the posts available under this recruitment project for freshers?
Ans. The post which will be available in this recruitment project is Assistant Commandants(Group-A).
Q2.  When will be the CAPF exam conducted?

Ans. The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held tentatively on 6th August 2023 and will comprise two papers.

Q3. Is there a criterion for negative marking?
Ans. There is a negative marking of ⅓ marks (0.33) for every wrong answer.
Q4. Will the exam be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
Ans. Written Exam for CAPF (Assistant Commandants) will be conducted in offline mode.

FAQs

Q1. What are the posts available under this recruitment project for freshers?

Ans. The post which will be available in this recruitment project is Assistant Commandants(Group-A).

Q2.  When will be the CAPF 2023 exam conducted?

Ans. The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held tentatively on 6th August 2023 and will comprise two papers.

Q3. Is there a criterion for negative marking?

Ans. There is a negative marking of ⅓ marks (0.33) for every wrong answer.

Q4. Will the exam be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?

Ans. Written Exam for CAPF (Assistant Commandants) will be conducted in offline mode.