CAPFE

The post of Assistant Commandant is an integral part of Central Police Forces (CPF). Understanding the importance and the need for qualified and skilled individuals for these vacancies the Union Public Service Commission conducts UPSC CPF Exam. Also known as the Central Police Assistant Commandant Entrance test this exam is a national level civil service test conducted throughout the country.Union Public Service Commission conducts Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the-

  • Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)
  • Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

USEFUL INFORMATION

Examination Details

EXAM-CAPFAge Limit – 20 to 25 years
EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONSDegree from recognized university with equivalent qualification.
Aspirants appearing for their final year graduation exam are allowed to appear for UPSC CPF but are required to submit proof of passing along with the Detailed Application Form which is to be submitted after qualifying the written test, medical standards test and Physical Efficiency Tests (PET).
MODE OF SELECTIONWritten test
Physical Endurance Test and Medical
Interview/Personality Test

SELECTION PROCEDURE

CPF (Central Police Force) Selection Procedure consists of 3 stages.

1.Written Test

The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will comprise two papers. Paper I & Paper II. Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests And Medical Standards Tests: Candidates who are qualified in the written examination will be called for the Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.

2. Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)

100 Meter RaceMales in 16 secondsFemales in 18 seconds
800 Meter RaceIn 3 minutes 45  secondsIn 4 min 45 seconds
Long Jump3.5  Meters  (3 chances)3.0  Meters  (3 chances)
Shot-Put (7.26 kgs)Meters

3. Interview/ Personality Test

Candidates who are 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. Candidates who are short-listed for Interview/ Personality Test, including those short-listed for Interview/ Personality Test provisionally will be issued a Detailed Application Form (DAF) in which among other things, they will be required to indicate their preference of Forces.Interview/Personality test will carry 150 marks.

4. Final Selection/ Merit

The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and interview personality test.

PAPER PATTERN

The CAPF examination will be conducted in two phases:

PAPER I :

SUBJECTSNo. Of QUESTIONSMARKSEXAM DURATION
General Ability and Intelligence125250
Total125250
LanguagesHindi & English2 Hrs

PAPER II :

SUBJECTSNo. Of QUESTIONSMARKSEXAM DURATION
General Studies , Essay & Comprehension (Descriptive type questions)62003 Hrs
Total62003 Hrs

FEES/COURSES

DURATIONCOURSE CODE/NAMEADMISSION FORM CHARGECOURSE FEES
6 MonthsCAPF Weekend 500/- 32000/-
3 MonthsCAPF Regular 500/- 25000/-

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