UPSC CAPF AC Notification Out 2023: Apply By 16th May 2023
Updated On : 26 Apr, 2023
UPSC CAPF AC RECRUITMENT 2023
On the 26th of April 2023, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) issued an official notification regarding the recruitment of Assistant Commandants (AC) for various armed forces across the country through the UPSC Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) examination 2023. This competitive examination is a gateway to a career in the Armed Police Forces and is a great opportunity for interested candidates. Successful candidates will be placed as ACs in organizations such as the CRPF, CISF, BSF, ITBP, and SSB.
To ensure admission to the examination, applicants must meet all eligibility conditions. Their admission at every stage of the selection process will be provisional and contingent upon meeting the prescribed eligibility criteria. Those interested in applying for the examination are encouraged to read this article to familiarize themselves with all the relevant details.
UPSC CAPF AC UPDATES 2023
Central Armed Police Forces
Exam conducting body
Union Public Service Commission
26th April to 16th May 2023
Mode of Exam
06th August, 2023
UPSC CAPF AC ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 2023
Applicants for this post must either be Indian citizens or citizens of Nepal and Bhutan. Both male and female candidates are eligible to apply. It is important to note that individuals who are not citizens of India cannot be appointed or employed under these Rules without the written consent of the Central Government.
(b) Age Limit
To be eligible for this post, candidates must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years as of 1st August 2023. In other words, they should have been born between 2nd August 1998 and 1st August 2003. Certain special categories may be eligible for relaxation, as outlined in the table below:
Central Government Servants/ Ex-Servicemen
(c) Educational Qualification
For this post, candidates are required to possess a Bachelor's degree from a University that has been incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India, or from other educational institutions that have been established by an Act of Parliament or declared as deemed Universities under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. Equivalent qualifications will also be accepted.
(d) Physical Standards
81 cm ( 5 cm of expansion)
UPSC CAPF AC APPLICATION PROCESS 2023
To apply for the CAPF - ACs Recruitment 2023, candidates can submit their application online via the UPSC's official website. The application process can be completed in the following steps:
Visit the UPSC's official website and click on the "Exam Notification: CAPF AC 2022" link, located under the "What's New" tab on the home page.
You will be directed to the UPSC Online page. Select "New Registration" from the drop-down menu.
Complete the registration form with all the required details.
The application form is divided into two parts: Part I, where you will provide your personal information, and Part II, where you will be asked to pay the application fee.
Once you have completed both parts of the application form and made the payment, your application for the CAPF exam will be considered submitted.
Make sure to download a copy of the completed application form for future reference.
SC/ST and Females candidates
UPSC CENTRAL ARMED POLICE FORCE (CAPF) SELECTION PROCESS
The selection process of the examination is divided into the following 4 stages:
Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Standards Test
Interview/ Personality Test
Final Selection/ Merit
UPSC CAPF AC EXAM PATTERN 2023
(a) Written Examination
The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held on 06th August, 2023 and will comprise two papers. Paper I will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon and Paper II will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Paper 1 (Objective)
General Ability and Intelligence
Paper 2 (Subjective)
General Studies, Essay & Comprehension
(b) Physical Efficiency Test
100 Meters Race
In 16 sec
In 18 sec
800 Meters Race
In 3 min 45 sec
In 4 min 45 sec
3.5 meters (3 chances)
3.0 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kg)
Woman candidates who found 12 weeks Pregnant will be considered as temporarily unfit.
Candidates who will be declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission. 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.
(d) Final Selection/ Merit
Final selection will be based on the merit list (based on the marks obtained in Written Exam and Interview).
UPSC CENTRAL ARMED POLICE FORCE (CAPF) SYLLABUS
General Mental Ability
Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude including Numerical Ability and Data Interpretation.
General awareness, scientific temper, comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science.
Current Events of National and International Importance
Current events of national and international importance in the broad areas of culture, music, arts, literature, sports, governance, societal and developmental issues, industry, business, globalisation, and interplay among nations.
Indian Polity and Economy
knowledge of the Country’s political system and the Constitution of India, social systems and public administration, economic development in India, regional and international security issues and human rights including its indicators.
History of India
Social, Economic and Political aspects. This shall also include the areas of growth of nationalism and the freedom movement.
Indian and World Geography
Physical, Social and Economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.
General Studies, Essay and Comprehension
Indian History especially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability.
Passages, Precis Writing, Developing Counter Arguments, Simple Grammar and Other aspects of language testing.
UPSC CAPF AC VACANCY 2023
This year this recruitment drive is being held to fill 322 vacancies. The tentative number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is as follows:
BSF (Border Security Force)
CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)
CISF (Central Industrial Security)
ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police)
SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal)
UPSC CAPF AC SALARY 2023
The Expected monthly salary structure for the post of CAPF is:
In Hand Salary
UPSC CAPF AC EXAMINATION CENTRE 2023
The CAPF Examination 2023 will be held at the following Centres: