UPSC CAPF Exam 2019

UPSC CAPF Exam Introduction

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) organise the Central Army Police Force (CAPF) Examination 2019 for the recruitment on the post of Assistant Commandants in BSF, CRPF, CISF, SSB and ITBP. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a notification for the recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). The notification was released on April 24, 2019. Interested and eligible candidates can apply only through the online method from April 24, 2019, to May 27, 2019, on the official website of UPSC. The written examination for the same will be held on August 18, 2019, 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.

UPSC CAPF Exam 2019 Application Process

(a)Candidates are required to apply online only by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in.
(b)Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available in the above-mentioned site through drop-down menus. 
(c)Before filling up of Online Application, a candidate must have his/her photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 40 KB and must not be less than 3 KB in size for the photograph and 1 KB for the signature. 

UPSC CAPF Exam 2019 Application Fee

Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card.

UPSC CAPF Exam 2019 Vacancy Details

The tentative number of vacancies to be filled for Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) recruitment notification is 323.
 
(i) BSF 100
(ii) CRPF 108
(iii) CISF 28
(iv) ITBP 21
(iv) SSB 66

UPSC CAPF Exam Dates 2019

The written examination for the recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) will be held on August 18, 2019.

UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2019

The UPSC CAPF 2019 is a 3-staged recruitment process, including:

Written Test (2 Papers)
Physical Standard Test
Interview/Personality Test.

Written Test
The written test for UPSC CAPF 2019 recruitment includes 2 Papers:
Paper I: General Ability & Intelligence (Objective Type)
Paper II: General Studies, Essay & Comprehension (Descriptive Type)
Candidates must score minimum essential marks in Paper I in order to have their Paper II checked.

Paper I – General Ability and Intelligence 
Paper I will be Objective-Type test with 2 hours duration. It will carry 250 marks.
A total of 125 questions will be asked each carrying 2 marks. Negative marking of 1/3rd marks will be made for wrong answers.

Paper II – General Studies, Essay and Comprehension 
Paper II is a descriptive type 3-hours long test with a total of 200 marks. The test will have 7 questions in total.

Upon clearing the written papers, candidates will be called for Physical Tests.

After qualifying the physical tests, candidates will be called for Interview or Personality Test carrying a total of 150 marks.

UPSC CAPF Exam Syllabus 2019

Syllabus for Paper I:
Questions will be asked from following topics:
General Mental Ability.
General Science.
Current Events of National and International Importance.
Indian Polity and Economy.
History of India.
Indian and World Geography.

Syllabus for Paper II
Part A (80 Marks): Essay Writing (either Hindi or English).
Part B (120 marks): English Language test.
 

UPSC CAPF Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have a bachelor degree from any recognized university in any discipline. Candidates appearing for the examination in 2019 are also eligible to apply for the examination unless the age of the candidates should not be less than 20 years and should not exceed 25 years as on 1st August 2019.

UPSC CAPF Exam Result 2019

UPSC CAPF 2019 Exam Result will be published on the official website of UPSC. The result is expected to be released in September 2019. The candidates who will clear the written exam will be required to appear for a physical endurance test followed by a medical test.

FAQs

  • What is the essential qualification for the UPSC CAPF Exam?

A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University to become eligible for the post.

  • What is the age criterion to apply UPSC CAPF Exam?

A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August 2019.

  • What is the age relaxation for SC/ST candidates  UPSC CAPF Exam?

There is age relaxation for  3 years for OBC, 5 years for SC/ST and 10 years for Physically handicapped.    

  • What is the Application fee UPSC CAPF Exam?

The candidates need to pay the amount of Rs 200 as application fee which is exempted for Female/SC/ST/PH

  • When will admit card be released for the UPSC CAPF Exam?

The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admission Certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination.

  • What is the selection procedure of the UPSC CAPF Exam?

The selection will be based on Written Exam, PET, Interview performance.

  • Are there any changes in the UPSC CAPF Exam pattern?

There are no changes made in the exam pattern. 

  • When will the result be declared of UPSC CAPF Exam?

The result will be out 15 to 30 days after the exam day

  • Will there be any interview after the written result of UPSC CAPF Exam?

Yes, the interview is the final phase of the CAPF Exam.

  • Will the exam conducted online or offline (OMR Based) of UPSC CAPF Exam?

There are no changes made in the exam pattern. 

  • Is there a criterion for negative marking in UPSC CAPF Exam?

There will be no negative marking in the UPSC CAPF Exam as mentioned in the official advertisement.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) organise the Central Army Police Force (CAPF) Examination 2019 for the recruitment on the post of Assistant Commandants in BSF, CRPF, CISF, SSB and ITBP.