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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
Vacancies 159
Online Registration Begins 15th April 2021
Last Date to Apply 05th May 2021
Selection Process Written+Physical+Interview/Personality Test
Exam Mode Offline
Job Location Across India
Official website upsc.gov.in

CAPF Exam Date 2021

Events Dates
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.

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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
Security Forces Vacancies
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
Total 159

UPSC CAPF 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Nationality

  • 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.

Education Qualification

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.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age Limit: 20 years
  • Maximum Age Limit: 25 years
Category Age Relaxation
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

Physical Standard

Physical Standards Male Female
Height 165 cm 157 cm
Chest(unexpanded) 81 cm (with 5 cm minimum expansion) (Not applicable)
Weight 50 kg 46 kg

Medical Standards

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:

  1. Written Examination
  2. Physical test
  3. Interview

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
Total 450 marks

Prepare with; CAPF AC Previous Year Paper

CAPF Stage II Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)

Events 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

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.

Application Fees

  • 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.

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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.

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