The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the CAPF AC Exam once a year. UPSC will release the official notification of CAPF AC 2021 on April 15, 2021. In the meantime, candidates can download CAPF AC Question Papers for better understanding.
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CAPF Application Process will be done for the posts of Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), National Security Guard (NSG), and Assam Rifles(AR).
The CAPF AC written test comprises 2 papers. Paper-I consists of 125 objective type questions and Paper-II is descriptive in nature. The duration of Paper-I is 2 hours and Paper 2 must be completed within 3 hours.
All candidates who clear both the papers of UPSC CAPF 2021 will be eligible for the second round which will be a Physical Ability Test and Medical Test.
Here are the key points of the CAPF AC exam pattern:
|Name of the exam||Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Assistant Commandants (AC)|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|First Round||Written Test|
|Second Round||Physical ability test|
|Third Round||Interview/ Personality Test|
|CAPF AC 2021 Official Notification||April 15, 2021|
|Starting of CAPF AC 2021 Application form||April 15, 2021|
|Last date to fill application form||May 05, 2021|
|CAPF AC 2021 Written||August 08, 2021|
|CAPF AC 2021 Written Test Result||October-November 2021|
|Personality Test||To be announced|
|Number of Questions||200||6|
|Type of Questions||MCQ||Descriptive|
|Duration||2 hours||3 hours|
|Total Marks||250 marks||200 marks|
Candidates who clear the first round will be eligible for Stage 2 of the CAPF AC exam which will be a Physical Endurance and Medical Test.
This will be followed by the third round, which will be an interview and personality test. The final selection of candidates will be made on the basis of the overall performance in all three rounds.
|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 Chances)||3.0 meters (3 chances)|
|Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.)||4.5 Meters||-|
Note: Pregnancy at the time of PET will be a disqualification and pregnant female candidates will be rejected.
Paper-II of UPSC CAPF is of multiple-choice questions, carrying 125 questions, the total marks of which is 250.
Negative marking is applicable in Paper-I only. The detailed marking scheme has been explained below in the bulleted form:
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The objective type questions with multiple choices in CAPF Paper-I cover the following topics:
|General Ability||Analogies, Arrangements, Problem Solving, Syllogisms, Spatial Orientation, Space Visualization, Analysis, Ranking, Arithmetical Reasoning, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Arithmetic Number Series, Figural Classification, Coding and Decoding, Relationship Concepts, Statement Conclusion, etc.|
|Intelligence||General Mental Ability, General Science, Current Events of National and International Importance, Indian Polity and Economy, History of India, Indian and World Geography|
Paper-II will only be checked of those candidates who clear the Paper I. Here is the detailed syllabus of CAPF AC 2021 Paper-II:
|English Language and Comprehension and Essay||Essay Writing, Comprehension, Precis Writing, Counter Argument, Communications, Report Writing, Language Skills, Grammar, Vocabulary, etc.|
|General Studies||History India, Current Events – National and International, Indian National Movement, Geography – India, About India, Eminent Personalities, Cultural Heritage, Environment, Economy, General Polity, General Science, Indian Constitution, Science and Technology etc.|
Candidates should enter the examination hall 20 minutes before the scheduled time. No candidates will be permitted to enter the examination hall if they report 10 minutes after the scheduled time of the examination.
Bring a black ballpoint pen for Paper-1 and Paper 2 to the Examination Hall. Answers marked by other pens would not be evaluated.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.