About UPSC CAPF 2021
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) for the recruitment of Assistant Commandants (ACs) in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP). The selection process of CAPF 2021 comprises written exam, physical efficiency test and personal interview. Candidates who clear the written exam will be called for personal interview. For more details about CAPF 2021, candidates can check below.
- UPSC CAPF 2021 notification will be released on April 15, 2021 at the official website.
- As per the CAPF eligibility criteria 2021, candidates between 20 to 25 years can apply for CAPF 2021.
- Candidates must have graduation degree to apply for CAPF 2021.
- Candidates can fill CAPF application form 2021 from April 15 to May 5, 2021 from the official website.
- Candidates preparing for CAPF exam must check the CAPF syllabus 2021 for their effective preparations.
- Aspirants must also practice previous year CAPF question papers 2021 for their practice.
- As per the CAPF exam pattern 2021, the written exam comprises two papers from General Ability & Intelligence and General Studies, Essay & Comprehension.
- Candidates who fill the CAPF application form can download CAPF admit card 2021 before 15 days of the exam.
- UPSC CAPF 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 8, 2021.
- UPSC will release CAPF result 2021 tentatively in September 2021.
UPSC CAPF 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Union Public Service Commission Central Armed Police Forces Exam|
|Short Exam Name||UPSC CAPF|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||200 Rs [Offline] +1 More|
|Mode of Counselling||UPSC CAPF Paper 2 offline|
|UPSC CAPF Paper 1 - Duration||2 Hours +1 More|
UPSC CAPF 2021 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
15 Apr, 2021
Advertisement | Mode: Online
15 Apr, 2021 - 05 May, 2021
Application | Mode: Online
08 Aug, 2021
Exam | Mode: Offline
UPSC CAPF 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Aspirants have to fulfill UPSC CAPF eligibility criteria to appear in exam.
Minimum: 20 years
Maximum: 25 years
Bachelor’s degree from recognised University
UPSC CAPF Upper Age Relaxation for Reserved Categories
Domicile of State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to the 31st day of December 1989
Civilian Central Government Servants/Ex-Servicemen
Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe
UPSC CAPF 2021 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
CAPF 2021 application form will be released on April 15 at the official website. Candidates can fill CAPF application form in the 2 parts – Part 1 and Part 2. The application fees can be paid offline and online through Visa/RuPay/Credit/Master/Debit Card, Net banking and through Bank challan. The male candidates belonging to OBC and General category have to pay Rs. 200 for the application form while ST/SC and female candidates are exempted from fee payment.
Steps to fill CAPF application Form
Part 1 – Registration
In part 1 of CAPF application form 2021 candidates will have to fill the basic details including name, educational qualification, father’s name, etc. In this stage, the registration ID and password is generated which helps candidates to login while filling part 2 of the registration form, admit card etc.
Part 2 – Registration
To proceed to CAPF part 2 registration, candidates will have to login with the ID and password generated and select the mode of payment, exam centres and upload the scanned signature and photograph. Check below the dimension and specification of signature and photograph.
Specification of Photograph and Signature
1KB to 40 KB
3 KB to 40 KB
Detailed Application Form (DAF) of UPSC CAPF
As per CAPF notification, candidates who qualify Medical examination will have to fill the detailed application form to appear in Personality Test/Interview. To fill the detailed application form, candidates will have to login through the login ID/roll number, password and enter the captcha code. It is always advised to fill the DAF carefully and select the preferred Forces for the recruitment.
|General, OBC||Online, Offline||Male||₹ 200|
UPSC CAPF 2021 Syllabus
UPSC CAPF Paper 1 Syllabus
General ability and intelligence
General mental ability
|Logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical ability, and data interpretation|
|General awareness, scientific temper, comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information technology, biotechnology, environmental science|
Current events of national and international importance
|Awareness of current events of national and international importance in the broad areas of culture, music, arts, literature, sports, governance, societal and developmental issues, industry, business, globalisation, and interplay among nations|
Indian polity and economy
|Knowledge of the country’s political system and the constitution of India, social systems and public administration, economic development in India, regional and international security issues and human rights including its indicators|
History of India
|Social, economic and political aspects, growth of nationalism and freedom movement|
Indian and world geography
|Physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the world|
UPSC CAPF Paper 2 Syllabus
General studies, essay and comprehension
Modern Indian history
Polity and economy
Knowledge of security and human rights issues
Communications/ language skills
|Developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing|
UPSC CAPF 2021 Exam Pattern
The paper 1 of UPSC CAPF will have General Ability and Intelligence test to check the candidates' awareness on the topics like current events of National and International Importance, History of India, Economy Indian Polity, World Geography etc. Paper 1 comprises of objective type questions carrying 250 marks. the mode of question paper will be in English or Hindi. Candidates will be given 120 minutes to answer the questions. The paper 1 exam will be held in the morning shift from 10 a.m. to 12.00 noon. As per marking scheme, there will be negative marking in this section. For each incorrect answer, 1/3 mark is deducted from total marks.
Structure of written exam - Paper 1
Paper I : General Ability and Intelligence
The paper 2 of UPSC CAPF comprises of General Studies, Essay and Comprehension and will be subjective in nature. Candidates will have to answer questions like essay writing, report writing, comprehension and passage etc. The total marks allotted to paper 2 will be 250 and the exam will be conducted for 3 hours. Paper 2 will be held in the afternoon between 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. There is no scheme of negative mark for this section.
Structure of Paper 2
Paper II: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the CAPF AC admit card tentatively in July 2021 at its official website. UPSC releases CAPF admit card of written exam, PST/PET and Interview/ Personality test separately. The admit card of PST/PET and medical standard will be released for the candidates who will qualify the written exam. In order to download the admit card candidates will have to enter their roll number/registration ID, date of birth and security code. CAPF admit card will have details such as candidate’s name, date of birth, father’s name, exam date and time and venue of examination centre mentioned in the admit card.
UPSC CAPF 2021 Exam Centers
UPSC CAPF Paper 1 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
Documents Required at Exam
UPSC CAPF Paper 1 Documents Required
- Any other card issued by State or Central Government
UPSC CAPF 2021 Answer Key
The answer key of UPSC CAPF will be released by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Through the answer key, candidates will be able to check the correct answers against their marked answers and calculate the estimated score. If a candidate finds any discrepancies in the answer key, he/she can challenge answers provided in the answer key and ask the commission to recheck the answers.
The result of CAPF will be released separately for written exam, PST/PET and medical standards and Personality test/Interview. The result will be available in pdf format with the roll numbers of the candidates who qualify the exam. Qualified candidates will be eligible to appear in PST/PET and Medical examination where the commission will release the list of qualified candidates. The commission will also release the final list of candidates after adding the marks of Interview/Personality Test and Written Examination.
UPSC will release the cutoff in two 2 stages for CAPF 2021 – Written and final cut off. Candidates will have to secure marks above or equal to minimum qualifying marks released by the commission to be eligible for the next round of selection process. CAPF cutoff 2021 will be released after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates who secure the cutoff of written exam will be eligible to appear for personality test/interview.
Questions related to UPSC CAPF
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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