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About UPSC CAPF 2024
UPSC CAPF Exam 2024 - Union Public Service Commission will release the UPSC CAPF notification 2024 on April 24, 2024. The UPSC CAPF application form will also be released along with the UPSC CAPF notification at upsc.gov.in. Applicants will be able to submit the application form of UPSC CAPF exam by May 14, 2024. As per the CAPF eligibility criteria, candidates between 20 to 25 years applied for CAPF exam. Candidates must have a graduation degree to apply for CAPF exam 2024. The UPSC CAPF exam 2024 is scheduled to be held on August 4, 2024.
Candidates preparing for the CAPF exam must check the CAPF syllabus for their effective preparations. Aspirants must also practice the previous year's CAPF question papers for their practice. As per the CAPF exam pattern, the written exam comprises two papers from General Ability & Intelligence and General Studies, Essay & Comprehension.
About UPSC CAPF
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 exam 2024 comprises written exam, physical efficiency test and personal interview. Candidates who clear the written exam will be called for personal interview.
UPSC CAPF 2024 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|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|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 2024 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
24 Apr, 2024
Advertisement | Mode: Online
24 Apr, 2024 - 14 May, 2024
Application | Mode: Online
04 Aug, 2024
Exam | Mode: Offline
UPSC CAPF 2024 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 2024 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
UPSC will release the CAPF application form in online on April 24, 2024. Candidates will be able to submit the application form UPSC CAPF exam by May 14, 2024. The Commission will also provide the UPSC CAPF 2024 application form correction window for a certain time period. Candidates can fill UPSC CAPF application form 2024 in 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 the 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 2024 Application Form
Part 1 – One Time Registration
In part 1 of the CAPF registration form 2024, candidates 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 log in while filling out part 2 of the registration form, admit card etc.
Part 2 – Application
To proceed to CAPF part 2 registration, candidates 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 specifications of the 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 have to fill the detailed application form to appear in Personality Test/Interview. To fill the detailed application form, candidates have to log in 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.
|OBC, General||Offline, Online||Male||₹ 200|
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 2024 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 issue the CAPF CAPF admit card 2024 on its official website. UPSC releases CAPF admit card for written exam, PST/PET and Interview/ Personality test separately. The admit card of PST/PET and medical standards 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 2024 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 2024 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.
UPSC CAPF exam result 2024 will be declared on the official website. The result of CAPF is 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. The result of CAPF is released separately for written exam, PST/PET and medical standards and Personality test/Interview.
UPSC will release the cutoff in two 2 stages for CAPF exam 2024 – 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 2024 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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:When will the CAPF admit card 2024 be released?
UPSC will release the UPSC CAPF admit card 2024 20 day prior to the exam on the official website.
Question:When is the CAPF 2024 written exam going to be conducted?
CAPF 2024 written exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 4, 2024.
Question:What are the differnt stages of the CAPF exam?
CAPF exam has three stages:
- Written exam
- Physical test
- Personality test
Question:What is the minimum age to apply for the CAPF exam?
Minimum age to apply for the CAPF exam is 20 years.
Question:When will the CAPF 2024 application be released?
CAPF 2024 application will be released online on April 24, 2024 on the official website.
Questions related to UPSC CAPF
I was born in 20 August 2004 , so i am eligible for upsc capf 2024 yes or not
UPSC CAPF 2024 eligibility criteria is given below.
Candidates must be between the age group of 20 to 25 years. They must complete their Graduation. The candidates must be Indian Citizens.
Age relaxation is given to reservation categories. So, you are eligible for UPSC CAPF 2024 because you'll be in your 20's by then.
You can get more information about UPSC CAPF eligibility criteria using below mentioned link.
You can check the syllabus for UPSC CAPF using below given link.
Hope this information helps you.
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hii mera 1 question hai ki kai jane 18-18 hours study krte hai kya ye baat sahi hai kyoki kai bar ye baat me suna thaa ?
Human body needs adequate amount of rest to keep it functioning well for a longer period of time. It requires high maintenance.
When we exhaust it more than its capacity we are damaging it and studying for 18 hours out of 24 hrs is exhausting our body. But there are few students who claim that they study for 18 hrs, but it is not meant for everyone.
Everyone has different strategy and brain. Some people get thorough with the concepts even in just one go but there might be people who need more than a day to get through the topic. So the duration for how long you study does not matters, what matters is that you get well to the concept you read.
So it is not important to study for 18 hrs.
Hope it helps.
All the Best!!
Hi my DOB is 15/09/1997. Am I eligible for UPSC CAPF AC 2022 exam?
Dear Student ,
Age criteria for UPSC CAPF AC 2022 exam is between 20-25 years and as per your DOB you'll be nearly 25 years of age at the time of openings of application forms which is mostly in April, 2022(Tentative) .
But , be aware to check the age criteria more accurately as per the required date .
For more details, you may refer this and can get latest updates about this exam :
Hope this helps !
My farsighted vision is -4.5 or 5.5 in both eyes, can i eligible for upsc capf exam?
Hope you are doing well.
Sorry to say but you are not eligible for UPSC CAPF exam. The limits of refractive errors permitted is -4.00 D (including cylinder) Myopia +4.00 D (including cylinder) Hypermetropia.
Hope you are clear now. Feel free to ask if you have any other queries. All The Best!!!