UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021 - Subject Wise Syllabus & Pattern
CAPF Syllabus 2021 - The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has prescribed the latest CAPF syllabus in the official CAPF notification 2021. The syllabus of CAPF 2021 exam is released for all the subjects and topics on which the CAPF exam is based. Candidates preparing for the CAPF 2021 must go through the detailed CAPF 2021 syllabus and exam pattern of the CAPF Assistant Commandant 2021 written exam. As per the CAPF exam pattern, written exam has 2 papers. CAPF Paper 1 according to the syllabus of CAPF 2021 consists of General Ability and Intelligence and Paper 2 as per the CAPF 2021 syllabus consists of General Studies, Essay and Comprehension. This article consists of the UPSC CAPF subject-wise syllabus for General Ability & Intelligence and General Studies, Essay & Comprehension. Candidates preparing for the UPSC CAPF exam can get all the information related to the syllabus for UPSC CAPF 2021 Assistant Commandant (AC).
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Download the official UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification here to find the exam pattern and syllabus of UPSC Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) 2021 here.
UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021 and Exam Pattern - Highlights
Name of the exam
Central Armed Police Force Assistant Commandant Exam (UPSC CAPF AC Exam)
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Three Stages (After stage three the merit will be prepared)
Only for Paper-I of first-round; (0.33) marks deducts for each wrong answer
Physical Ability Test
Interview/Personality Test (After this the final merit list will be prepared)
Also read - UPSC CAPF Eligibility Criteria 2021
UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021 For Assistant Commandant Exam
UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021 for Paper-I tests the General Ability and Intelligence of the candidate. The section carries 125 questions with a total weightage of 250 marks.
The objective type questions with multiple choices in CAPF Paper-I cover the following topics:
UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021 for Assistant Commandant Exam
Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence
The questions in this section will be based on topics as follows -
1. General Mental Ability - The questions in General Mental Ability will test candidates on the basis of logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude, numerical ability and data interpretation.
2. General Science - General Science as per the UPSC CAPF syllabus 2021 will test the candidate's general awareness, scientific temper, comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Biotechnology, Information Technology and Environmental Science.
3. Current Events of National and International Importance - Questions will be based on current events of national and international importance especially from areas of arts, culture, music, sports, governance, literature, societal and developmental issues, globalisation, industry, business, etc. This is one of the most dynamic of sections with questions ranging from a diverse field.
4. Indian Polity and Economy - Questions will test candidates’ knowledge of the Country’s political system and Constitution of India, economic development in India, social systems and public administration, regional and international security issues and human rights etc.
5. History of India - The questions will be based on social, economic and political aspects. It will also be based on areas of growth of nationalism and freedom movement.
6. Indian and World Geography - Questions will be from physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.
CAPF Syllabus 2021 - Paper II
The syllabus of UPSC CAPF 2021 for Paper 2 is mentioned through the below pointers -
Paper-II: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension
Paper 2 of the UPSC CAPF written exam is divided into two parts - Part A and B. Part‐A will have essay questions and the answers will have to be in the long narrative form either in Hindi or English with total marks of 80. The topics for the essay can be from modern Indian history especially the freedom struggle, polity and economy, geography, analytical ability and knowledge of security and human rights issues etc.
The Part‐B of the UPSC CAPF Paper 2 will have comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills which will have to be attempted by the candidate in English only and the total marks allotted to this section will be 120. The topics in Comprehension will be passages, précis writing, simple grammar, developing counter arguments, and other aspects of language testing.
UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2021
UPSC prescribes the exam pattern and mentions it in the official UPSC CAPF notification. As per the exam pattern of CAPF 2021, the exam comprises 2 Papers both in written format with paper 1 being in a multiple-choice question format. Paper 1 tests the candidate’s general ability and intelligence. While Paper-II is a descriptive paper and tests the candidate’s language proficiency. The time duration is 2 hours to complete 200 questions in Paper-I which carries 250 marks and 3 hours to complete 6 descriptive type questions in Paper-II which carries 200 marks.
UPSC CAPF AC Exam Marking Scheme
Apart from knowing the syllabus of UPSC CAPF 2021, candidates must also know about the marking scheme of the CAPF exam. From the following pointers, candidates can find the marking scheme of UPSC Assistant Commandant Syllabus for CAPF 2021 recruitment in detail:
UPSC CAPF Paper 1 has negative marking. As a negative marking, for each wrong answer 1/3rd (0.33) marks will be deducted.
If a candidate attempts more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong and negative marks will be deducted for it.
If no answer is marked and the question is left blank then there will be no deductions.
Paper 2 is descriptive and there is no negative marking for it.
UPSC CAPF Preparation Tips 2021
Refer to the official UPSC CAPF syllabus 2021 and exam pattern.
Read the complete syllabus of UPSC CAPF 2021.
Get acquainted with current affairs and have a strong approach towards General Awareness.
Candidates must focus on History more due to its vastness and give special emphasis to India's freedom struggle.
In Politics and Economy, the questions will be from the role of Governor, President, Rajya Sabha, Loksabha, Vidhansabha, President rules etc.
Download previous year question papers and solve them on a regular basis.
Check UPSC CAPF cut off of last year to know the difficulty level of the examination and the question papers.
UPSC CAPF Question Papers 2021
UPSC releases the CAPF question papers on its official website, candidates preparing for the exam must download and practise the question papers for practice. With the help of the UPSC CAPF question papers PDF, aspirants will be able to check the important questions and topics asked in the exam. It will also help them increase their question-solving ability, speed and accuracy.UPSC releases the answer key after the written stage is conducted. The CAPF answer key is released separately for each subject for all sets like A, B, C and D. Aspirants can also match the previous year question paper along with the same year's answer key and use it as a solution to practice for the exam.
CAPF best books 2021
Candidates preparing for Central Armed Police Forces 2021 exam must refer to the best books for CAPF 2021 preparation. To enrich their knowledge and preparation for the CAPF 2021 exam candidates must study the best books of different subjects asked in the CAPF exam.
CAPF Books 2021
CAPF Commandants (AC) Examination
Ramesh Publishing House
CAPF Assistant Commandant (AC) Exam
UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam Practice Workbook
UPSC CAPF (AC) Examination
About UPSC CAPF Exam 2021
UPSC CAPF Selection Procedure 2021
The selection procedure of the UPSC CAPF exam is as follows:
Stage 1 - Written Examination
Stage 2 - Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests
Stage 3 - Interview/Personality Test
Stage 4 - Final Selection / Merit
The written examination comprises two papers. Paper-I and Paper-II. Paper I has questions from General Ability and Intelligence and consist of 250 Marks. The questions in this paper will be Objective (Multiple Answers) in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.
Paper-II on the other hand will have questions from General Studies, Essay and Comprehension and will consist of 200 Marks. In this paper will be allowed the option of writing the Essay in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ language skills will be English only.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021 - Subject Wise Syllabus & Pattern
Question: Is the CAPF exam tough?
Yes, it can be a bit tough and as per the previous year the overall difficulty level of the exam is moderate to difficult level. However, with better preparations and strategy, candidates can qualify for the exam easily.
Question: What is the syllabus of CAPF?
As per the syllabus of CAPF 2021, there are two papers in the exam. Paper 1 is based on General Ability while paper 2 has Essay writing and Comprehension.
Question: Can CAPF AC become IPS?
No, there are very few chances that CAPF can become IPS, however, with promotions and better performance in their area of posting they can reach the level of IPS with time and also get the salary and benefits.
Question: What is the salary of CAPF?
The starting in-hand salary of an AC in CAPF is Rs. 56100 which rises as per the promotions and seniority.
Question: Is the UPSC CAPF Exam held online?
No, The Central Armed Police Forces Exam is not held in online mode, it is conducted in written format on an OMR sheet.
Question: How many parts are there in Paper II of CAPF syllabus?
There are two parts in Paper 2 - Part A and Part B.
Question: What is the scheme of negative marking in the CAPF exam?
Paper I of the CAPF exam has negative marking and there are 1/3 of marks deducted for each wrong answer.
Question: What is UPSC CAPF DAF?
DAF stands for Detailed Application form, it is mandatory for candidates to fill the DAF after qualifying for the written test. The DAF requires all the academic and professional details of the candidates to be added. It works as a resume in front of the interviewers for the personality test.
Question: What is the Age limit for CAPF?
The upper age limit for general category candidates is 25 years but, reserved category candidates will get upper age relaxation.
Question: How many attempts are there for UPSC CAPF?
There is no specific number of attempts limited by UPSC, however, candidates who have crossed 25 years of age cannot apply. Reserved category candidates will get upper age relaxation.
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Sir, IM SUDHEESH MY DOB IS 13TH SEP 1996, CAN I APPEAR UPSC CAPF EXAM IN 2022
As per the eligibility criteria for UPSC CAPF examination A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August, 2022 (2022 in your case). But as per your DOB you'll have exceeded the criteria in your attempt in 2022 so you won't be able to appear if you are from General category .
Unless you're a SC/ST/OBC candidate or a J&K domiciled candidate, Ex Servicemen, Below I've listed the age relaxation given to candidates in UPSC CAPF examination :
OBC- 25 years Plus 3 years i.e. 28 years
SC/ST - 25 Years plus 5 Years i.e. 30 Years
J&K Domiciled- 25 Years Plus 5 Years i.e. 30 Years
Ex-Servicemen Commissioned officer - 25 Years plus 5 years i.e. 30 years
- Civilian Central Government servants- 25 Years plus 5 years i.e. 30 years
how to prepare for upsc exam along with bhms
First of all you should start with understanding what UPSC is and the exams it conducts and the exam patterns, eligibility criteria, dates, syllabus and all such details.
Next you can decide to take some extra help/guidance from some institution in the form of classroom coaching after your college hours or go for online classes. Online coaching would be a good option if you find it difficult to travel after classhours and would prefer to study from your home/hostel. Apart from the lectures, online coaching provides the students with guidance, study materials and mock tests.
Next set a timetable. This helps in bringing discipline, which is very important when you are preparing for such competitive examinations.
Start reading newspapers, NCERT books from class 6 to 10, Decide on an optional subjectand gather material for it. while preparing make sure to note down important points.
Take regular tests to assess your preparation level and to identify the areas where you need to improve.
NEVER TAKE YOUR HEALTH FOR GRANTED . Get proper sleep, eat healthy food and keep your self hydrated. Ensure that you do not stress your self too much and give enough time to relax and take breaks. Always remember that if you are stressed out then take a break as it would not bring out any good results when you put yourself in more stress.
Following these I am sure you will be able to make India proud one day.
what are the education qualifications?
Education qualifications means the candidate has studied upto which class or degree. Example: consider a candidate has passed out 10+2 and is filling the form for graduation that his/her education qualification would be the marks achieved in 10+2. It means the last/recent education/academics achievement.
Hope I answered your query.
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5. Kamaraj IAS Academy: This is also one of the best training academies in Chennai for civil services aspirants, with over 200+ successful candidates trained.
Fees: Rs 92,000 - Rs 1,20,000
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