Union Public Service Commission is all set to conduct CAPF 2020 exam on August 09, 2020. All candidates who have registered will need CAPF Preparation tips to have a full proof preparation plan in order to qualify the exam. CAPF Selection Process includes two stages i.e. Written Test and Personal Interview.
Candidates are finally recruited as Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Force composing of Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) is a national level exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission every year. Aspirants must undergo 2 tiers of exam to qualify and get short-listed for recruitment in CAPF.
CAPF Exam Pattern takes place in 2 stages of written exam and a compulsory medical test. The stages of selection are mentioned below:
Written Test is the first stage of the exam. The written exam will be held via 2 papers i.e. Paper 1 (General Ability and Intelligence) and Paper 2 (Essay, General Studies and Comprehension).
This is the most competitive stage of the exam and a large number of candidates are eliminated in this test. Candidates must follow the UPSC CAPF Syllabus issued on the official website for best preparation. It consists of 2 papers. Participants must prepare for the written test well in advance. They can refer to the tips mentioned below:
Some of the books through which candidates can get help for the written exam preparation are as follows:
|S.No.||Book Name||Author/ Publisher|
|1.||CPF Assistant Commandant Examination 2017||Arihant Experts|
|2.||UPSC CAPF - Assistant Commandants Recruitment Exam (Paper 1) (Popular Master Guide)||RPH Editorial Board|
|3.||UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandants Exam Books 2017||V.V.K. Subburaj Sura College of Competition|
Applicants who clear the cut off for the written test will proceed to the round of Physical test. Keep these following tips in mind to perform well in this round:
The final stage of CAPF is a personal interview. The interview is conducted to assess an applicant’s mental awareness and decision making skills. Candidates must start CAPF Interview Preparation immediately after the results are out. Candidates will be asked various questions based on conditions and ongoing events. Some tips are mentioned below to help them perform better in the personal interview round:
Questions in Interview can be related to anything such as General awareness or personal. Here are some of the sample questions which may be asked:
Question 1: What do you know about Shahid Afridi? Why was he was recently in news?
Answer: Shahid is a Pakistani cricketer. He has played more than 350 Internationals, He is known for his aggressive batting style, and holds the record for the fastest ODI century. Recently he had won man of match award against west indies for his outstanding performance taking 7 wickets and scoring a half century .(14th July 2013 ). Also he became 1st player to take 350 ODI wickets and score more than 7000 ODI runs.
Question 2: What is Telengana issue? What are specific problems of Telengana? Give examples and few facts too?
Answer: Telangana is a new proposed state to be formed out of the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. The proposed new state corresponds to the Telugu-speaking portions of the erstwhile princely state of Hyderabad. Problems are Lack of Funds, Agriculture, Jobs and Backwardness.
Question 3: What is ozone layer and its significance? Where does it lie?
Answer: The ozone layer is a layer in Earth’s atmosphere which absorbs most of the Sun’s UV radiation. Thus it protects us from harmful UV rays. It lies in Stratosphere.
Question 4: Tell us something unique about your home district/ city? Also what’s famous about yellow stone park?
Answer: My native district is sonebhadra (UP). It is the only district in India which shared its border with 5 states. Salkhan fossil park is a geological heritage of sonebhadra district . the ages of these fossils as estimated by geologist is around 1400 million years. Yellow stone national park of USA has Old faithful geyser and this geyser blows out water at a specific intervals.
Question 5: Why do you want to join CAPF?
Answer: I understand that society needed an enforcement measure to uphold the laws that have been set. I consider police presence is the best tool to deter crime, creating a safe environment for everyone. Being in the police force gives me a chance to make a difference in people’s lives. It also helps in Contributing positively to society.
Question 6: What is RPF and GRP? Explain difference between both?
Answer: The Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) is a part of Central Armed Police Force charged with protecting the Indian Railways whereas Government Railway Police is also charged with protecting the Indian Railways. RPF comes under central government where as GRP under state.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.