CAPF (ACs) Examination, 2019 to be Held on 18ThAug. 2019

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UPSC conducts admission exam for post of Assistant Commandants in the Central Armed Police Force. Candidates have been provided all the essential information of the CAPF 2019 application form, exam pattern, eligibility criteria and important dates in given write-up.

CAPF Examination, 2019
  • In 2019, there will be 500 vacancies that are probable to be made public for acquiring the post as Assistant Commandants (ACs) in the Central Armed Police Forces.

Highlights on UPSC CAPF Exam

Table Contain Shows the Highlights on UPSC CAPF Exam
Name of examUPSC Central Armed Police Forces
Popularly known asUPSC CAPF
Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission
Exam date18th August 2019
Name of the Post offeredAssistant Commandants in BSF, CRPF, CISF, SSB
Number of posts180 (approx.)
Minimum eligibilityBachelor՚s degree
Availability of application form24th April 2019
Mode of applicationOnline
Application fee₹ 200
Selection processWritten Exam, followed by Physical & Medical standard and Physical Efficiency Test & PI

UPSC CAPF 2019 Important Dates

Table Contain Shows the UPSC CAPF 2019 Important Dates
Name of the EventsDates Assigned
Release date of notification24th April 2019
Date for application form submission (Prelims)24th April 2019
Last date to submit the online application form (Prelims)20th May 2019
CAPF Examination date18th August 2019

Eligibility Criteria

Age Eligibility: Min. 20 years & Max. 25 years as on 1st August of exam year

Academic Eligibility: Degree from a recognized University or equivalent

Physical Standards Eligibility: Need to have min. Physical Standards as given in the notification

Female candidates can not apply for BSF and ITBP

Exam Pattern:

Paper I - General Ability and Intelligence (Objective type questions)

Table Contain Shows the Exam Pattern - Paper I
Duration2 hours
Questions TypeMCQs (Multiple choice questions)
Total Questions125
Total Marks250
Questions Paper LanguageHindi & English

Paper II - General Studies, Essay & Comprehension (Descriptive type questions) ;

Table Contain Shows the Exam Pattern - Paper II
Duration3 Hours
Questions TypeDescriptive type questions
Total Questions7
Total Marks200
Negative marking1 ⁄ 3rd marks will be deducted for each incorrect response

Marks according to Procedure:

Table Contain Shows the Marks According to Procedure
Written Examination
Paper I250 Numbers
Paper II200 Numbers
Physical and Medical Test
Interview150 Numbers

Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)

Those candidates who meet the prescribed Physical Standards will be put through the Physical Efficiency Tests.

Table Contain Shows the Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)
100 Meters raceIn 16 secondsIn 18 seconds
800 Meters raceIn 3 minutes 45 secondsIn 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump3.5 Meters (3 chances)3.0 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kg)4.5 Meters-

Medical Standards Tests

  • Medical Standards Tests are conducted only for those candidates who are declared qualified in the Physical Efficiency Test.

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