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 250|
|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 UPSC has released the CAPF Assistant Commandant (AC) recruitment notification for a total of 209 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 April 20, 2022.
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)||78|
|2||Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)||13|
|3||Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)||69|
|4||Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)||27|
|5||Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)||22|
Aspirants should note that the number of vacancies mentioned above is liable to alteration. The reservation will be given as per policy of the Govt. 10% of the vacancies are earmarked for ex-servicemen.
In case the vacancies reserved for Ex-servicemen remain unfilled due to nonavailability of eligible or qualified candidates, the same shall be filled by candidates from non ex-servicemen category.
|CAPF AC Notification||April 20, 2022|
|Online applications starting date||April 20, 2022|
|Last date to apply||May 10, 2022|
|Admit card||July 2022|
|CAPF AC exam date||August 07, 2022|
|CAPF AC result||September, 2022|
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.''
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:
The UPSC has released the CAPF Assistant Commandant 2021 question paper. Candidates can download the question paper for general ability and intelligence, general studies, essay and comprehension.
The Commission has conducted the UPSC CAPF written exam 2021 on August 8.11 August 2021
The UPSC has released CAPF admit card 2021. Candidates who have registered for the exam can download CAPF admit card 2021 on the official website. One should use their login details to download CAPF 2021 admit card.
The Commission will be conducting the written exam on August 8, 2021. The results will be declared in the first week of September.15 July 2021
The UPSC is likely to close the CAPF Assistant Commandant (AC) application withdrawal process today May 18, 2021. Candidates who have not interested to participate in the exam can withdraw their application through the official website.
The Commission will conduct the CAPF 2021 written exam on August 8, 2021. The admit cards will be released at least two weeks before the exam date.18 May 2021
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has activated the application withdrawal window of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) 2021 exam. Candidates who have changed their mind not to participate in the exam can withdraw their candidature on or before May 18, 2021.
The Commission will be conducting the CAPF 2021 exam on August 8. The admit cards will be available at least 10 days before the exam date.12 May 2021
The UPSC is likely to close the CAPF AC application form today, i.e., May 5, 2021. Candidates who haven’t filled the UPSC CAPF AC application form 2021 can apply through the official website - upsc.gov.in.
The Commission has released the UPSC CAPF notification on April 15 for 159 vacancies. The UPSC CAPF withdrawal window will be available between May 12 and 18, 2021.5 May 2021