UPSC CAPF Recruitment Notification 2018: 398 Vacancy

UPSC CAPF Recruitment Notification 2018: 398 Vacancy 

Central Armed Police Forces(CAPF) yesterday released it's notification for the Recruitment of 398 Assistant Commandants(Group A) namely Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). 

UPSC CAPF Recruitment Notification 2018 398 Vacancy

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018: Important Dates

  • Start Date of Online Application: 25th April 2018
  • Last Date of Online Application: 21st May 2018
  • Exam Date for Prelims: 12th August 2018

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018: Vacancy Details

  • Combined Central Armed Police Force (Assistant Commandant Exam 2018): 398 Vacancy 

UPSC CAPF Department wise Vacancy Details

No of Vacancy

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018:

  • Educational Qualification:  Age Limit (as on 01.08.2018): Bachelor Degree in any Stream in Any Recognized University in India.
  • Age Limit (as on 01.08.2018) : 20 to 25 years (Age will be calculated as on 1st August 2018, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1993 and not later than 1st August, 1998)

Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure for CAPF 2018

CAPF Recruitment for Assistant Commandant takes place after a Selection Procedure that includes:
  • Written Test – Paper I & Paper II
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET) / Medical Standards Test
  • Personal Interview

Written Test:

  • Paper I : (Objective) General Ability and Intelligence – 250 marks
  • Paper II: (Descriptive) General Studies, Essay and Comprehension – 200 marks

The structure of the examinations which will be conducted offline are as follows:

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018: Paper-I

  • General Ability and Intelligence - 250 Marks 
  • It will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon. 
  • The questions in this paper will be of Objective (Multiple Answers) Type in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi
UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018: Syllabus of Paper I
  • General Ability and Intelligence 
  • General Mental Ability 
  • General Science 
  • Current Events of National and International Importance 
  • Indian Polity and Economy 
  • History of India 
  • Indian and World Geography 

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018: Paper-II

  • Essay(English or Hindi): 80 marks 
  • Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ language skills will be English only:120 marks 
  • It will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. 
NOTE-I : No credit will be given for answers written in a medium other than the one allowed in the Paper. Candidates will be required to indicate the medium of Essay Component in the Attendance Lists and on the Answer Book. No credit will be given for the Essay Component if the candidate indicates a medium on the Attendance List and on the Answer Book other than the one in which he/she has written the Essay.
NOTE-II: There will be minimum qualifying marks separately in each Paper as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion. Paper-I will be evaluated first and evaluation of Paper-II will be done only of those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I.

Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests : 

Males Females
100 Meters race In 16 seconds In 18 seconds
800 Meters race In 3 minutes 45 seconds In 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump 3.5 Meters(3 chances) 3.0 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.) 4.5 Meters -

Pregnancy at the time of PET will be a disqualification and pregnant female candidate will be rejected.

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018: Interview/Personality Test : 

  • The Interview/Personality Test will carry 150 Marks. 
  • Candidates who are short-listed for Interview/Personality Test, including those shortlisted for Interview/Personality Test provisionally will be issued a Detailed Application Form (DAF) in which among other things, they will be required to indicate their preference of Forces. 

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018: Final Selection / Merit : 

The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test. 

Application Fee

  • Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/-
  • Last date for submission of applications: 21st May, 2018 till 6:00 PM. 
  • “Pay by Cash” Mode option will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 20.05.2018 

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018: Important Links

Detail Advertisement Link in English
Detail Advertisement Link in Hindi
Apply Online for Part I
Apply Online for Part II

How to Apply for UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018: 

Applications will be accepted only via online mode. To apply online visit the link provided below.

Direct Link to Apply for CAPF 2018

  1. Fill the Application Part - I.
  2. You will receive a provisional Registration Number.
  3. Make sure to note it down and save it.
  4. Complete the Part II of application.
  5. You will also be required to pay online.
  6. You can also go to the UPSC Website and apply from there.
  7. Click on “Online Application for Various Examination of UPSC”.
  8. Click on Part I of Registration for the exam and Follow Steps 1-5.
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