CAPF - AC Exam

Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam

CAPF - AC Examination Pattern

Central Armed Police Forces Examination Recruitment for Assistant Commandant takes place after a selection procedure that includes:

Scheme of Exam:

The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan;

(i) Written Examination:

The written examination is going to be conducted by the UPSC on August 18, 2019, and will comprise two papers, i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II and the structure as follows:

Paper-I: General Ability and Intelligence - 250 Marks

The questions in this paper will be of objective (multiple answers) type in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.

Paper-II: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension - 200 Marks

The candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi for this paper, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components, and other communications/language skills will be English only.

Note:

  1. In Paper II, candidates should have to ensure that they should have to write the answers only in the medium allowed by the Commission for the different Components as mentioned.
  2. Other than the allowed medium, no credit will be given for answers written other than the selected language. So, candidates will be required to indicate the medium of Essay Component in the Attendance Lists and on the Answer Book.
  3. No credit will be given for the Essay Component if the candidate indicates a medium on the Attendance List and on the Answer Book other than the one in which he/she has written the Essay.
  4. In each paper, there will be minimum qualifying marks separately as fixed by the Commission in their discretion. Firstly, Paper-I will be evaluated and the evaluation of Paper-II will be done only for those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I.

(ii) Physical Standards/Physically Efficiency Test and Medical Standard Tests:

For those candidates who meet the prescribed Physical Standards will be put through the Physical Efficiency Tests as mentioned below:

Type Of Test
Males - Total Time Limit & Distance To Qualify Females - Total Time Limit & Distance To Qualify
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 Meters
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs) 4.5 Meters -

Note:

At the time of PET, Pregnant female candidates will be a disqualified and the candidates will be rejected.

(iii) Interview/Personality Test:

The candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by UPSC.
The candidates who are declared medically unfit but allowed to appear before the “Review Medical Board” on their appeal by the Appellate Authority will be called for Interview/Personality Tests provisionally. The Interview/Personality Test will carry 150 Marks.
The candidates who are short-listed for Interview/Personality Test, including those shortlisted for Interview/Personality Test provisionally will be issued a Detailed Application Form (DAF) in which among other things, they will be required to indicate their preference of Forces.

(iv) Final Selection/Merit:

The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test.

*Mobile Phone/other articles banned:

  • Mobile phones or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations
  • Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones or any valuable/costly items to the venue of the examination, as the arrangement for safe-keeping cannot be assured. A commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard

Centres of Examination in India:

City Names City Names City Names
Agartala Hyderabad Patna
Ahmedabad Imphal Port Blair
Aizwal Itanagar Prayagraj (Allahabad)
Bengaluru Jaipur Raipur
Bareilly Jammu Ranchi
Bhopal Jorhat Sambalpur
Chandigarh Kochi Shillong
Chennai Kohima Shimla
Cuttack Kolkata Srinagar
Dehradun Lucknow Thiruvananthapuram
Delhi Madurai Tirupati
Dharwad Mumbai Udaipur
Dispur Nagpur Vishakhapatnam
Gangtok Panaji (Goa)  

Note:

The centres and dates of holding the examination as mentioned are liable to be changed at the discretion of the commission.

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