UPSC CAPF 2023 Admit Card

UPSC CAPF 2023 Admit Card. The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Assistant Commandant (AC) test admit card was now made available on the Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC’s) official website. Every year, the UPSC CAPF AC exam is held to select qualified candidates for the Group A Assistant Commandant position in the Central Armed Police Forces, which includes the BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, and ITBP.

UPSC CAPF 2023 Physical Eligibility

The Central Police Forces (CPF) Assistant Commandant (AC) examination, also known as the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) examination, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Commandant in various paramilitary forces. The physical eligibility requirements for the UPSC CPF AC exam 2023 are as follows:

  1. Height: Male candidates should have a minimum height of 165 cm, while female candidates should have a minimum height of 157 cm. However, there is relaxation for candidates belonging to certain categories.
  2. Chest: For male candidates, a minimum chest measurement of 81 cm (unexpanded) and 86 cm (expanded) is required.
  3. Weight: The minimum weight requirement is proportional to the candidate’s height and age for both male and female candidates.
  4. Physical Efficiency Test (PET): The PET consists of events such as 100 m race, 800 m race, long jump, and shot put for male candidates, while female candidates have to appear for 100 m race, 200 m race, long jump, and shot put. The details of the events and the timings are mentioned in the exam notification.

Candidates are required to clear the above-mentioned physical eligibility criteria in order to be considered for the further selection process. It is therefore important for the candidates to maintain their physical fitness and prepare accordingly.

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UPSC CAPF 2023 | ALL Important Dates

  • Application Start: 26 April 2023
  • The deadline to apply online is on May 16, 2023, at 6:00 PM only.
  • Payment Deadline: May 16, 2023
  • Exam day: June 8, 2023
  • Admissions Card: July 14, 2023

UPSC CAPF 2023 | Total Post

S. No.Name of the ForceTotal No. of Posts
1.BSF (Border Security Force)86
2.CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)55
3.CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)91
4.ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police)60
5.SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal)30

UPSC CAPF 2023 | Eligibility

NationalityThe candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before 1st January 1962 intending to permanently settle in India, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Age LimitThe candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years as on 1st August 2023. The upper age limit is relaxable for the reserved categories as per the government norms.
Educational QualificationThe candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Candidates who are in their final year of their bachelor’s degree course are also eligible, provided that they are able to produce their degree certificate at the time of the interview.
Physical StandardsCandidates must meet the physical standards required for the examination as specified by the commission in the notification.
Number of AttemptsThe maximum number of attempts for the examination is limited to six for general category candidates. There are relaxations in the number of attempts for reserved categories as per the government norms.

UPSC CAPF age limit

The age limit for the UPSC CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) exam varies depending on the candidate’s category.

For General category candidates, the age limit is between 20-25 years as on 1st August of the year in which the exam is being conducted.

However, there is relaxation in upper age limit for candidates belonging to the following categories:

1. Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) – up to 5 years.
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) – up to 3 years.
3. Ex-servicemen – up to 5 years.
4. Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 – up to 5 years.
5. Civilian Central Government Servants – up to 5 years.
6. Disabled Defence Services Personnel- up to 5 years.

It is important for candidates to check the age limit criteria before applying for the exam. Candidates who do not meet the age limit criteria will not be eligible to appear for the exam.
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UPSC CAPF syllabus

The UPSC CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) syllabus is broadly divided into two papers: Paper I and Paper II.

Paper I – General Ability and Intelligence:
Current events of national and international importance
History of India and Indian National Movement
Indian Polity and Governance
Economic and Social Development
General Science
Geography of India and the World
Physical, Social, and Economic Geography of India and the World
Ethics and Integrity in Public Service
Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability

Paper II – General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension:
Essay writing
Precis Writing
Comprehension passages
Science and Technology
Environment, Ecology, and Biodiversity
Indian Economy and International Economics
Indian Society and Comparative Societies
Governance, Constitution, and Social Justice
Security and Diplomacy
Social and Economic Development
Human Rights and International Law

Apart from the above, candidates need to be well-versed with current affairs and issues of national and international importance, as they form an essential part of the exam. Candidates should also be proficient in general knowledge about India and the world.

UPSC CAPF exam pattern

The UPSC CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) exam pattern consists of two stages:
1) written examination
2) physical efficiency test (PET), medical standard test, and interview.

The written examination consists of two papers:

Paper I – General Ability and Intelligence: This paper tests candidates’ general awareness, aptitude, reasoning ability, and comprehension. It includes topics like current events, history, geography, politics, economy, etc. The total marks for this paper are 250, and the duration is 2 hours.

Paper II – General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension: This paper is designed to test the candidate’s ability to comprehend, analyze, and articulate their thoughts on a given topic. It includes essay writing, comprehension passages, and other general studies topics. The total marks for this paper are 200, and the duration is 3 hours.

Candidates who qualify the written examination will be required to appear for the physical efficiency test (PET), medical standard test, and interview. The PET will comprise of events like 100 meters race, 800 meters race, long jump, shot put, etc. Candidates who clear these tests will be called for an interview, which carries a total of 150 marks.

The final selection of candidates will be based on the candidate’s performance in the written examination, PET, medical standard test, and interview.

UPSC CAPF notification 2023

UPSC CAPF syllabus pdf

UPSC CAPF admit card

UPSC CAPF exam date 2023


UPSC CAPF previous year question

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