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UPSC CAPF

Union Public Service Commission Central Armed Police Forces Exam

Overview

CAPF or Central Armed Police Forces Assistant Commandant exam will be conducted by the UPSC. The  UPSC CAPF is a common entrance examination and will be held at the national level. This exam is organized every year to recruit candidates who wish to join the forces as Assistant Commandant. Only Qualified candidates can join Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Assam Rifles (AR), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Security Guard (NSG), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

The UPSC or Union Public Service Commission conducts the CAPF exam. The CAPF notification for 2022 will be released on the official website i.e.on upsc.gov.in. Candidates who are planning to apply for this exam must visit the website to get any kind of notification.

Highlights of UPSC CAPF 2022

Particulars  Information 
Exam name UPSC CAPF
Exam category Graduation 
Conducted by UPSC
Exam level National 
Stages of exam Written 
Medical test
Personality Test
Total papers Written Exam- Paper 1 and 2

 

Important dates of UPSC CAPF 2022

Events  Important Dates
CAPF notification will release 20, April 2022
Application form starts from 20, April 2022
Last date to fill the application form 10, May 2022
Last date to pay the application fees To be notified soon
Admit card availability To be notified soon
Written exam 7, august 2022
Result declaration To be notified soon

 

Eligibility Criteria of UPSC CAPF 2022
Anapplicant must have attained the age of 20 years, and not later than 1st August 2000.
The maximum age limit will be 25 years.
Candidates given five years age relaxation if they belongs to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category.
There is also three years age relaxationfor those candidates belongs to Other Backward Classes
There is there year five years age relaxation for Civilian Central Government Servants

Nationality Criteria of CAPF AC
No candidate will be allowed who doesn’t belong under the Indian citizenship, except with the consent of Central Government signified and to be appointed and employed under the rules.

Educational Qualification of UPSC CAPF
A candidate must need to hold the Bachelor’s degree from the recognized University

CAPF AC Physical Eligibility Criteria
The candidate should not have any kind indication of chronic disease such as any type of arthritis, TB, Bronchial Asthma, Diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.

Application form of UPSC CAPF 2022
It is advisable that, applicants need to read all instructions carefully before to fill the application form
The UPSC CAPF application form available through only online mode
Applicants must have to provide all required details in the application form
There is no need to submit the hard copy of your application form
If authority found incomplete or mistake in the application form then your application form will be rejected
Applicants also need to upload their photograph and signature

Syllabus of UPSC CAPF 2022
There are two papers in the UPSC CAPF 2022 exam.

Paper 1 Syllabus
Paper 1 contains six sections:

General Mental Ability
Data Interpretation
Numerical Ability
Logical Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude

General Science
Comprehension and Appreciation of the scientific Phenomena
Scientific Temper
General Awareness
Environmental Science
Information Technology
Biotechnology

Current Events and news of National and International Importance
Indian Polity and Economy

The Constitution of India
Country’s political system
Public administration
Country’s social systems
Regional and International security issues and
Economic development in India
Human rights

History of India
Growth of nationalism and Freedom movement
Social, political and economical aspects

Indian and World Geography Topics
Syllabus for Paper 2
Part A

Geography
Modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle
Knowledge of security and
Polity and Economy
Analytical Ability
Knowledge of human rights issues

Part B
Precise writing
Comprehension passages
Simple grammar and
Developing counter arguments
Other aspects of language testing

Exam Papers of UPSC CAPF 2022
There are two papers in the UPSC CAPF exam 2022. Paper 1 has six subjects while paper 2 has two parts from different topics.

Exam Pattern of UPSC CAPF 2022
The exam pattern will be different for both papers:

Paper 1 Exam Pattern
The duration of exam will be two hours
There are total 125 questions in the exam
There are multiple choice questions in the Paper 1
In Paper 1 there are six sections

Paper 2 Exam Pattern
The exam will be held through offline mode
The duration of Paper 2 will be three hours
The question paper available in only English language
There are 200 marks for each section

Exam Centers of UPSC CAPF 2022
The UPSC CAPF exam will be held in al most every state of India. There are a huge range of exam centers offered by UPSC. Applicants can fill their respective exam center at the time of filling the application form.

Cut off of UPSC CAPF 2022
Check the 2021 expected cut off from the below table:

Category Paper 1 CAPF Cut Off Paper 2 CAPF Cut off
For General 102 to 110 169 to 177
For SC 80 to 85 140 to 149
For OBC 91 to 98 161 to 166
For Ex- Serviceman 31 to 36 67 to 69
For ST 79 to 84 137 to 142

 

Steps to Check the CAPF 2021 expected cut off
Go to the official website
Tab on the CAPF 2021 cutoff link 
The CAPF 2021 cutoff will be displayed on the screen in PDF format
Check the category wise CAPF Cutoff

 

Selection Process of UPSC CAPF 2022
As per the UPSC CAPF selection process of 2021 there are mainly three stages in the exam- one is Written Exam, Second is Medical or Physical Test and Third is Personality Test. To get selected in this exam, each applicant need to clear all three stages in the UPSC CAPF exam.
 

FAQS
Ques: Is there any kind of negative marking in the UPSC CAPF exam?
Ans:
Yes, for every wrong answer there will be negative marking.
Ques: What will be the educational qualification required to fill the UPSC CAPF application form?
Ans:
Applicants should have Bachelor’s degree from the recognized university.
Ques: When will be the UPSC CAPF exam conducted?
Ans:
The UPSC CAPF exam will be conducted on 7 August 2022.
Ques: What will be the mode of exam of UPSC CAPF exam?
Ans:
The UPSC CAPF exam will be held through offline mode only.
Ques: How a candidate can fill the application form of UPSC CAPF?
Ans:
To fill the application form of UPSC CAPF, applicants need to visit the official website.

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Eligibility

Anapplicant must have attained the age of 20 years, and not later than 1st August 2000.
The maximum age limit will be 25 years.
Candidates given five years age relaxation if they belongs to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category.
There is also three years age relaxationfor those candidates belongs to Other Backward Classes
There is there year five years age relaxation for Civilian Central Government Servants 

Nationality Criteria of CAPF AC 
No candidate will be allowed who doesn’t belong under the Indian citizenship, except with the consent of Central Government signified and to be appointed and employed under the rules.

Syllabus

There are two papers in the UPSC CAPF 2022 exam.
Paper 1 
Paper 1 contains six sections:

General Mental Ability
Data Interpretation
Numerical Ability
Logical Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude

General Science
Comprehension and Appreciation of the scientific Phenomena
Scientific Temper
General Awareness
Environmental Science
Information Technology
Biotechnology 

Current Events and news of National and International Importance
Indian Polity and Economy
The Constitution of India
Country’s political system
Public administration
Country’s social systems
Regional and International security issues and
Economic development in India
Human rights

History of India
Growth of nationalism and Freedom movement
Social, political and economical aspects

 

Indian and World Geography Topics
Paper 2
Part A
Geography
Modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle
Knowledge of security and
Polity and Economy
Analytical Ability
Knowledge of human rights issues

Part 2
Precise writing
Comprehension passages
Simple grammar and
Developing counter arguments
Other aspects of language testing

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern will be different for both papers:
Paper 1 Exam Pattern
The duration of exam will be two hours
There are total 125 questions in the exam
There are multiple choice questions in the Paper 1
In Paper 1 there are six sections

Paper 2 Exam Pattern
The exam will be held through offline mode
The duration of Paper 2 will be three hours
The question paper available in only English language
There are 200 marks for each section

Exam Paper

There are two papers in the UPSC CAPF exam 2022. Paper 1 has six subjects while paper 2 has two parts from different topics.

Exam Prepare

There are two papers in the UPSC CAPF 2022 exam.

Paper 1 Syllabus

Paper 1 contains six sections:

General Mental Ability

Data Interpretation

Numerical Ability

Logical Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

General Science

Comprehension and Appreciation of the scientific Phenomena

Scientific Temper

General Awareness

Environmental Science

Information Technology

Biotechnology

Current Events and news of National and International Importance

Indian Polity and Economy

The Constitution of India

Country’s political system

Public administration

Country’s social systems

Regional and International security issues and

Economic development in India

Human rights

History of India

Growth of nationalism and Freedom movement

Social, political and economical aspects

 

Indian and World Geography Topics

Syllabus for Paper 2

Part A

Geography

Modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle

Knowledge of security and

Polity and Economy

Analytical Ability

Knowledge of human rights issues

Part 2

Precise writing

Comprehension passages

Simple grammar and

Developing counter arguments

Other aspects of language testing

 

 

Exam Pattern of UPSC CAPF 2022

The exam pattern will be different for both papers:

Paper 1 Exam Pattern

The duration of exam will be two hours

There are total 125 questions in the exam

There are multiple choice questions in the Paper 1

In Paper 1 there are six sections

Paper 2 Exam Pattern

The exam will be held through offline mode

The duration of Paper 2 will be three hours

The question paper available in only English language

There are 200 marks for each section

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