The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) refers to the uniform nomenclature of seven security forces in India under the authority of the Ministry of Home Affairs. They are the Assam Rifles (AR), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), National Security Guard (NSG), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
Recruitment is conducted mainly in three modes
|Exam||Central Armed Police Forces Examination|
|Conducted By||Union Public Service Commission|
|Name of the Post||Assistant Commandant|
|Number of Vacancies||Approximately 400|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Age Limit||20-25 years|
|Application fee||INR 200|
|Gender||Male and female are eligible|
|Selection Procedure||Written, physical test and interview|
|Number of Applications||Approximately 3 lakh|
|E-Admit card||3 weeks before the exam|
|Withdrawal of Application||Yes|
The CAPF AC's 2020 exam notification will release by the Union Public Service Commission. This year there are 398 total vacancies are released for Assistant Commandants (ACs) Posts in the Central Armed Police Forces.
The examination will be held on August 09, 2020, in accordance with the rules for the examination published by the Ministry of Home Affairs in the Gazette of India.
Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.
All the aspirants who want to apply online for CAPF AC's Recruitment 2019 will have to check all the required details available on our website and the notification released by the official website.
The UPSC has released the CAPF Assistant Commandant (AC) recruitment notification for a total of 323 vacancies. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria set by the Commission can apply online for the Assistant Commandant posts. Interested aspirants can apply online for CAPF AC until May 12, 2020.
The CAPF Assistant Commandant (AC) official notification 2019 is here for reference. Access the CAPF notification for more information related to service allocation and others.
The UPSC releases the CAPF notification to shortlist the candidates for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A). Check the tentative number of vacancies for CAPF AC exam.
|S No||Security Forces||Vacancies|
|1||Border Security Force (BSF)||100|
|2||Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)||108|
|3||Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)||28|
|4||Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)||21|
|5||Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)||66|
|CAPF AC Notification||April 22, 2020|
|Online applications starting date||April 22, 2020|
|Last date to apply||May 12, 2020|
|Admit card||July 28, 2020|
|CAPF AC exam date||August 09, 2020|
|CAPF AC result||September 2020|
No person who is not a citizen of India shall, except with the consent of the Central Government signified in writing be appointed or employed under these Rules.
Provided that nothing contained in these rules shall debar the appointment, enrolment or employment of a subject of Nepal or Bhutan under these Rules.
Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants.
Here are the certain educational qualifications that the applicants must possess to be eligible for CAPF:
All the eligible candidates should pay the application fee prescribed by the UPSC. The application fee is INR 200, which can be deposited in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay/Credit/Debit Card. Some candidates belonging to reserved categories such as SC/ST are exempted from paying the application fee. One should note that all the female candidates are also exempted from the application fee.
The written examination for the CAPF Assistant Commandant will be held at the below-listed examination centres. The allotment of the test centres will be based on the ''first-apply-first-allot.''
|Dehradun||Jorhat||Visakhapatnam||Port Blair & Prayagraj (Allahabad)|
The UPSC has enabled the option to challenge the question paper for wrong questions. Candidates who have appeared for the examination can challenge the paper through the official website. The Online Question Paper Representation Portal (QPRep) is active until August 26, 2019.
The Commission conducted the CAPF examination on August 18 2019. The written test consists of two papers; objective and descriptive. The objective paper consists of 125 questions that cover sections such as General Science, Maths, Economics, Commerce etc. However, the conventional paper had covered the essay writing, report writing, precise etc.
The CAPF 2019 is conducted for 323 vacancies for the post of Assistant Commandants in various defence forces such as Border Security Force (BSF) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).23 August 2019
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) Assistant Commandant (AC) exam final result 2018. Candidates who have appeared for both written examination and personality test can check their result on the official website.
A total of 416 candidates have been shortlisted for the appointment to various services, out of which, 178 candidates belonging to General category, 124 from OBC, 77 from SC and 37 from ST. The number of provisional candidates is 93.
The Commission had conducted the written test on August 12, 2018, and the interviews for personality test from June 24 to July 24, 2019.13 August 2019
The UPSC has released the admit card for Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination 2019. Candidates who have registered online for the CAPF AC exam 2019 can visit the official website of UPSC to access the admit card. The admit card will be available until the exam date, i.e., August 18, 2019
Candidates can download the admit card by entering either registration or roll number. After downloading the UPSC admit card, candidates need to take a printout and carry the same to the examination centre along with a valid photo identity card for verification purpose.
Candidates have to note that in case of any discrepancy in the e-Admit Card, one should communicate the same to the Commission immediately. Aspirants are advised to read the instructions carefully on the admit card.24 July 2019
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the interview schedule for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Assistant Commandants (AC) 2018 exam. The Commission has released the interview schedule for the CAPF AC 2018 exam. The interviews will be held from June 24 to July 15, 2019
The e-Summon Letters of the medically fit candidates for interview/personality test will be uploaded on the Commission’s website – https://upsconline.nic.in. The interviews will be held in two slots. Aspirants should download and take a printout of the call letter to attend the interview/personality test.
Candidates should bring two recent identical photographs and all original documents to the interview. In case of any error in e-Summon Letters, one should report the same to the UPSC Facilitation Counter. A total of 972 candidates were shortlisted for the CAPF AC interview/personality test.30 May 2019
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be closing the application window for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Assistant Commandants (AC) Examination 2019 on May 20. The notification was released for 233 vacancies. Aspirants who are aiming for the recruitment are advised to apply early and avoid the last minute rush.
Candidates have to note that there is an application withdrawal option. The entrance examination for CAPF AC will be held on August 18, 2019. The admit cards for the written test will be available on the UPSC website at least three weeks before the exam date.
The written test comprises of two papers with 250 marks each. Paper-I is about general ability and intelligence. Paper-II is all about general studies, essay and comprehension. Candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks and cut-off score will be called for the interview.9 May 2019