UPSC CAPF Question Papers 2020 - UPSC releases the question papers of CAPF written exam on its website The UPSC CAPF 2020 question papers will be released after the exam is conducted. The question papers of UPSC CAPF 2020 will be available for both papers 1 and 2. Candidates preparing for CAPF exam must go through the CAPF previous year question papers and practice well. Union Public Service Commission Central Armed Police Forces question papers will help aspirants to know what questions were asked in the previous year exams. Apart from downloading the UPSC CAPF question papers 2020, candidates can also download paper 1 and paper 2 question papers from the link mentioned in the table below. These previous year question papers help in understanding UPSC CAPF exam pattern, types of questions asked, marking scheme of CAPF 2020 and distribution of marks. In this article, candidates can find all the important details related to the UPSC CAPF 2020 question papers.

CAPF Question Papers 2020

Benefits of Solving UPSC CAPF Question Papers 2020:

  • Candidates who aspire to appear for UPSC CAPF exam must download the question papers and practice for them aggressively.

  • Solving the UPSC CAPF 2020 question papers of previous years will also help increase the speed and accuracy of candidates.

  • It will give candidates an understanding of the UPSC CAPF exam pattern and the nature of questions which will be asked.

  • Solving previous year UPSC CAPF question papers helps aspirants in time management and increase their question-solving skills.

  • Solving the UPSC CAPF previous year’s question papers also makes the preparation process efficient.

  • Through the question papers of CAPF 2020, candidates will get an overall idea of the exam.

How to download UPSC CAPF 2020 Question Papers?

To download the UPSC CAPF question papers 2020, candidates are advised to follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Check the tables mentioned below

Step 2: Select from paper 1 or paper 2

Step 3: Click on the ‘DOWNLOAD HERE’ link

Step 4: A PDF will be downloaded

Step 5: Take the printout and practising by solving them

Previous Year UPSC CAPF 2020 Question Papers

The written exam of UPSC CAPF 2020 will be held for two papers - 1 and 2. Paper 1 will have questions related to general ability and intelligence and will be objective-type in nature while on the other hand, paper 2 will have questions from general studies, essay and comprehension and it will be descriptive in nature. UPSC CAPF 2020 written exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 09, 2020. In the following table, candidates can find the previous year question paper for UPSC CAPF 2020, for the years - 2016. 2017, 2018 and 2019. Candidate can download them and start practising.

UPSC CAPF Question Papers 2020 for Previous Year


Paper 1 - General ability and intelligence

Paper 2 - General studies, essay and comprehension


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UPSC CAPF 2020 Marking Scheme

UPSC CAPF Paper 1 will be MCQ type carrying 125 questions, and carrying 250 marks. There will be a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for each incorrect answer. If two answers are marked for a single question, it will also be considered as an incorrect attempt even if any one of the answers marked by the candidate is correct. There will be no negative marking if the question is left unanswered.

UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2020

UPSC CAPF aspirants must go through the syllabus and plan their preparation strategy based on it. The syllabus contains all important sections from where the question paper of UPSC CAPF will be based on. The written exam will consist of two papers - General Ability and Intelligence section and General Studies. Paper 1 will be GAI, and paper 2 will be GS. GAI paper will be MCQ-based which GS will be descriptive in nature.

UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2020

Apart from the syllabus, candidates must also get through the exam pattern of UPSC CAPF 2020 which provides important details like marking scheme, the total number of questions, time duration, number of sections and negative marking.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CAPF Question Papers 2020

Question: Is CAPF tough?


If you have prepared well the exam is not that tough. But only if you have prepared well.

Question: How can I prepare for UPSC CAPF?


Arrange the study materials, best books, previous year question papers. Go through the syllabus in detail.

Question: How can I study for the Assistant Commandant exam?


First go through the syllabus and exam pattern in detail. Download the previous year question papers, start your preparation at least 8-9 months in advance and allot 3-4 hours daily to studies. Prepare yourself for the interview round by watching interviews with toppers.

Question: How many times can I appear for CAPF?


There is no limitation as per the CAPF notification. Candidates can appear any number of times till he attains 25 years of age.

Question: Is the CAPF assistant commandant a gazetted officer


Yes, the CAPF Assistant Commandant is the gazetted officer.

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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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