CAPF Notification 2020 - UPSC will release CAPF 2020 notification at its official website - The notification of CAPF 2020 will be released on April 22 in online mode. Graduate candidates between 20-25 year age can apply for the CAPF exam. As per the CAPF notification 2020, the recruitment will be done in three stages - written exam, medical test and personality test. Candidates who qualify the written exam of UPSC CAPF will be called for a medical test. Union Public Service Commission will release CAPF application form along with the official notification. Applicants can check UPSC CAPF 2020 notification to know about exam pattern, eligibility criteria, etc. The last date to apply for UPSC CAPF 2020 is May 12. CAPF 2020 written exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 9 in offline mode. For more details about UPSC notification 2020, candidates can check the article below.

CAPF Notification 2020

CAPF Notification 2020 Highlights

Exam name

Central Armed Police Forces exam

Conducting body

Union Public Service Commission

Official website

Exam category


Level of exam

National level

Exam mode


Stages in UPSC CAPF

Written exam
Medical examination

Personality test/Interview

Vaccancies (Tenatative)


Contact details

Union Public Service Commission

Dholpur House,

Shahjahan Road, New Delhi - 110069

Facilitation Counter : 011-23098543 / 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098591

Email :

CAPF Notification 2020 Dates



CAPF official notification

April 22, 2020

Online application start date

April 22, 2020

Last date to apply for UPSC CAPF

May 12, 2020

CAPF admit card for written exam

July 20, 2020 (Tentative)

CAPF written exam

August 20, 2020

CAPF result 2020 for written exam

Last week of September 2020

Medical examination of CAPF

Third week of November 2020

Personality test/Interview

Last week of December 2020

UPSC CAPF final result

First week of February 2021

What is CAPF?

UPSC conducts CAPF exam every year for the recruitment of candidates as Assistant Commandants (Group A) in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and Border Security Force (BSF). As per the CAPF exam pattern, written exam comprises two papers - General ability & intelligence and paper 2 will be General studies, essay and comprehension. CAPF paper 1 will be objective in nature while paper 2 will be descriptive in nature. Candidates can download the CAPF admit card tentatively from July 20 from the official website.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CAPF Notification 2020

Question: What is the UPSC Central Armed Police Forces notification date?


UPSC will release CAPF official notification on April 22, 2020 at its official website.

Question: What is the eligibility criteria of CAPF 2020?


Graduate candidates between 20-25 years of age can apply for UPSC CAPF.

Question: What are the credentials required to download CAPF admit card 2020?


Candidates can download CAPF admit card with registration ID/roll number and date of birth.

Question: What is the application fee of CAPF 2020?


General category male candidates have to pay Rs. 200/- while reserved category and female candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.

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can we write upsc by open degree

Shubhangi sinha 31st Jan, 2020

Hello Ganesh,

Yes, you are eligible for the civil service exam even after completion of degree from an open University.

The university giving you the degree must be recognised by state or centre government.

Open Universities like NIOS and IGNOU are all recognised by the government of India.

Open degree courses are good as it gives you the plenty of time to focus in your preparation for the exam.

Good luck,

Hope it helps :)


From where I get UPSE best study material?

Manisha Gupta Expert 1st Nov, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

Are you asking for UPSC? You can prefer any of the coaching material given below

ALS IAS Academy  Delhi

Chanakya IAS Academy Delhi

Elite Academy  Mumbai

Rau's IAS Study Circle Delhi, Jaipur, Bangalore etc.

Here are some preparation tips you can follow for the exam preparation:

Go through the previous question papers : Go through with previous year papers as it will give you an idea about the exam.

Make your own notes : It is always advisable to make notes of the related topics as you go through the books and other study material. A well drafted note solves two purposes.

Strategy for General Studies: General studies paper is equally important for Prelims and Mains examination.

History : It is a huge section & Also emphasis is given to Ancient India. A cursory glance over the medieval history is also necessary.

Geography: In this there are physical geography and maps related questions. So get yourself well-acquainted with maps with the help of a good Atlas.

General Science : It covers a major chunk of this paper and a standard guidebook can make you well-versed on the topics of general science.

Current affairs : Going through a standard newspaper daily can keep you updated on the current affairs topics.

Good Luck!

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