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:
Gazetted Officers: Officers in CAPFs are recruited through Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination conducted by UPSC.
Subordinate Officers: Sub Inspectors are recruited through competitive examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission and they are referred as DASOs (Directly Appointed Subordinate Officers).
Constables: Constables are recruited through competitive examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission.
|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||No|
The CAPF AC's 2019 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 18, 2019, 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 will release the CAPF Assistant Commandant (AC) recruitment notification for around 400 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 20, 2019.
The CAPF AC official notification for 2018 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)||60|
|2||Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)||179|
|3||Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)||84|
|4||Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)||46|
|5||Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)||29|
|CAPF AC Notification||April 24, 2019|
|Online applications starting date||April 24, 2019|
|Last date to apply||May 20, 2019|
|Admit card||July 28, 2019|
|CAPF AC exam date||August 18, 2019|
|CAPF AC result||September 2019|
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.
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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:
Interested candidates who satisfy the eligibility conditions set by the Commission can apply online for the Assistant Commandant post through the website www.upsconline.nic.in.
The online application process comprises of two stages.
Candidates are advised to scan their photograph and signature prior to filling up the application form.
The photograph and signature should be in the .jpg format. The file should not exceed 40 KB and must not be less than 3 KB in size for the photograph and 1 KB for the signature.
Aspirants should avoid multiple applications.
Candidates are suggested to apply online well in time without waiting for the last date for submission of Online Applications.
There is no option for the withdrawal of online application for CAPF.
In order to apply online, candidates can use this link – CAPF AC Application Process. https://www.careerindia.com/upsc/capf-ac-application-forms-and-procedure-e21.html
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. All female candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST categories are exempted from 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.''
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) exam results 2018. Candidates who have appeared for the written examination on August 12, 2018, can visit the official website of UPSC to check their result.
The qualified candidates in the CAPF written examination have to attend the Physical Standards Test/Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Medical Standards Tests (MST). The call letter for the physical and medical tests will reach the candidates by February 12, 2019.
The Sashtra Seema Bal (SSB) (a Nodal Authority nominated by Ministry of Home Affairs) will soon intimate the candidates about the date, time & venue of the physical and medical tests, to be conducted by them. The qualified candidates have to register themselves before filling up the Detailed Application Form (DAF) online along with uploading of the scanned copies. The DAF form will be available between January 14 and 28, 2019, till 6 PM.10 January 2019
Central Armed Police Forces Examination Recruitment for Assistant Commandant takes place after a selection procedure that includes Written Examination, Physical Standards/Physically Efficiency Test and Medical Standard Tests, Interview/Personality Test and Final Selection/Merit.
The written examination of CAPF AC's is going to be conducted by UPSC on August 18, 2019, and will comprise two papers, i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II. The questions will be set in English & Hindi.
The final merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test. Click here to the module of CAPF AC's 2019 Exam.
The UPSC has released the dates of CAPF (AC's) Exam 2019 (Tentative). According to the UPSC calendar, the CAPF (AC's) exam will take place on August 18, 2019. Click here to know more.21 August 2018