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 253|
|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 253 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.
The UPSC will hold a Written Examination on 07th August, 2022 for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). The Examination will be held in accordance with the Rule for the published by Ministry of Home Affairs in the Gazette of India dated 20th APril, 2022. The date of holding the examination as mentioned and liable to be changed at the discretion of the commission.
|S No||Security Forces||Vacancies|
|1||Border Security Force (BSF)||66|
|2||Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)||29|
|3||Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)||62|
|4||Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)||14|
|5||Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)||82|
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 ACs Notification 2022||April 20, 2022|
|Online Application Submission starting date||April 20, 2022|
|Last date to apply||May 10, 2022|
|CAPF AC Admit Card||July 2022|
|CAPF AC Exam Date 2022||August 07, 2022|
|CAPF AC Result 2022||September, 2022|
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 Examination will be held at the following centres:
|Almora (UttarKhand)||Itanagar||Prayagraj (Allahabad)|
|Dharamshala (H.P.)||Mandi (H.P.)||Tirupati|
The centres and dates of holding the examination as mentioned are liable to be changed at the discretion of the commission.
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:
UPSC CAPF AC 2022 : Union Public Service Commission is closing the online Application for Central Armed Forces (Assistants Commandants) Examination 2022 on its official Website.
The candidates, who are interested and eligible and have not applied yet, they should not delay further & apply now through online official website : upsconline.nic.in
The online applications can be filled up to May 10, 2022 till 6.00 PM . The online applications can be withdrawn from May 17, 2022 to May 23, 2022 till 6.00 PM.10 May 2022
Union Public Service Commission has released the notification on Wednesday for Submission of Application for Central Armed Forces (Assistant Commandants), 2022.
Interested & eligible candidates can apply online for UPSC CAPF AC 2022 on the official website up to May 10, 2022. The online Application will be withdrawn from May 17, 2022 to May 23, 2022 till 6.00 PM.
21 April 2022
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