CAPF (AC) 2021 Notification
UPSC CAPF 2021: Union Public Service Commission has released the application form for UPSC CAPF Exam 2021 on its official website @upsc.gov.in on 15th April 2021. CAPF is a competitive exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission to recruit candidates in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). A total of 159 vacancies has been announced through this notification. The UPSC CAPF exam is scheduled to be conducted on 08th August 2021. The selection will be done through Written-test, Physical Test, and Interview/Personality Test.
The candidates recruited through this exam, join the forces as Assistant Commandant (AC). The following forces recruit the candidates through this exam.
- Border Security Force (BSF)
- Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
- Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
- Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
- Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
CAPF (AC) Exam 2021: Overview
|Exam Name||Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandant)|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|Online Registration Begins||15th April 2021|
|Last Date to Apply||05th May 2021|
|Selection Process||Written+Physical+Interview/Personality Test|
|Job Location||Across India|
CAPF Exam Date 2021
|Opening date of Registration||15th April 2021|
|Closing date of Registration||05th May 2021|
|UPSC CAPF Admit card||Expected in 2nd or 3rd week of July|
|UPSC CAPF Exam date||08th August 2021|
|UPSC CAPF Result date||To Be Notified|
|DAF- Window activation date||To Be Notified|
|CAPF Final Result 2019||To Be Notified|
UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021 Notification PDF
Union Public Service Commission has released the official notification for UPSC CAPF Exam 2021 on its official website @upsc.gov.in on 15th April 2021. The interested candidates can check the notification from the direct link below and know the details for the UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2021.
UPSC CAPF 2021: Vacancy Details
A total of 159 vacancies has been announced for various security forces at CAPF, check the post-wise vacancy distribution from the below table.
|UPSC CAPF (AC) Vacancies 2021|
|Border Security Force (BSF)||35|
|Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)||36|
|Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)||67|
|Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)||20|
|Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)||01|
UPSC CAPF 2021: Eligibility Criteria
- The candidate must be a citizen of India to apply for UPSC CAPF 2021
- The candidates who are subject of Nepal and Bhutan are also allowed to apply in the exam.
- No other candidate can apply for the UPSC CAPF exam.
The candidate must hold a Bachelors degree from any recognised university to be eligible for UPSC CAPF 2021 Exam
The candidates who appear in the final year of their degree course can also apply for the exam but they have to produce the final year mark sheet of the qualifying exam with the detailed application form.
- Minimum Age Limit: 20 years
- Maximum Age Limit: 25 years
|Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe||Five years|
|Other Backward Classes||Three years|
|Civilian Central Government Servants||Five 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||Five years|
|Height||165 cm||157 cm|
|Chest(unexpanded)||81 cm (with 5 cm minimum expansion)||(Not applicable)|
|Weight||50 kg||46 kg|
|Eyesight||Better eye (corrected vision)||Worse eye (corrected vision)|
|Distant vision||6/6 OR 6/9||6/12 OR 6/9|
|Near Vision||N6 (corrected)||N9 (corrected)|
UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021: Selection Process
The candidate has to go through the following stages to get selected for Assistant Commandant vacancies:
- Written Examination
- Physical test
CAPF Exam Pattern- Stage 1
- Paper I & II will be in bilingual language-Hindi & English, excluding English paper
- Paper I is of 2 hours duration and Paper II is of 3 Hours duration
- Paper- I will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with negative marking of 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer
- Paper-II is of descriptive format
- Paper-I is a qualifying stage; Paper-II will only be checked of those candidates who clear the Paper I
|Paper Name||Time Duration||Marks|
|Paper- I General and Mental Ability||2 hours||250 marks|
|Paper-II General Studies, Essay and Comprehension||3 Hours||200 marks|
Prepare with; CAPF AC Previous Year Paper
CAPF Stage II Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)
|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||—|
CAPF Stage III: Interview/Personality Test
The candidates declared passed in the second stage of the CAPF exam, will be called for the interview/personality test. The interview/ personality test for 150 marks will be conducted on the UPSC premises in New Delhi. After the interview/personality test, the final result will be declared.
How to Apply For UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021?
The candidates can fill their UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021 Application form with the simple steps mentioned below and follow the instructions.
- Candidates have to log on to the UPSC website upsc.gov.in.
- Search for the ‘UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant 2021’ link and click on it.
- Fill up the essential details required correctly in the required sections and submit your details
- Pay the application fee if applicable
- Click on the ‘Submit’ button.
- Download your CAPF (Assistant Commandant) Application form and get it print out for future reference.
- General/OBC- Rs. 200
- No Fee for Female/ SC/ ST candidate
UPSC CAPF (AC) Online Form
The online registration process was commenced from 15th April to 05th May 2021 on its official website @upsc.gov.in. Thousands of candidates eligible for the posts have applied.
UPSC CAPF (AC) Admit Card 2021
As per the notification released, the UPSC CAPF exam 2021 will be conducted on 08th August 2021 at various exam centres. The admit card for the exam is expected to be released in the second/third week of July 2021 on the official website of UPSC @upsc.gov.in. The admit card is a compulsory document to carry along with them to the exam hall.
UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021: FAQs
Q. What are the eligibility conditions for CAPF Exam 2021?
Ans. The candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree and should be age group of 20-21 years to be eligible to apply for UPSC CAPF. For detailed eligibility conditions, check the article.
Q. I am in my final year of graduation. Can I Apply for UPSC CAPF Exam 2021?
Ans. The candidates who appear in the final year of their degree course can also apply for the exam but they have to produce the final year mark sheet of the qualifying exam with the detailed application form
Q. When was the last date to apply for CAPF Exam 2021?
Ans. The last date to apply for CAPF Exam was 05th May 2021.
Q. When will CAPF (AC) 2021 exam be held?
Ans. As per the notification released, the CAPF (AC) 2021 exam will be held on 08th August 2021.