ABOUT CAPF

CAPF exam is the most premium and only UPSC examinaions which give you a direct entry into all the Central Armed Police Forces like, BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBP and SSB as officers at the Assstant Commandant level. Therefore, this exam is very much at par with the CDS and AFCAT examinations as far as uniformed forces are concerned and gives the student one of the best career options after graduation. The life and challenge in the Para Military forces is quite similar to the Armed Forces and therefore the respect one gets is also equivalent. Moreover the syllabus is also almost similar to the CDS exam and the difficulty levels are lesser. Therefore, a student who is attempting CDS exam with a dream of going n the Armed forces can easily appear for the CAPF exam concurrently sice they are generally staggered one ater another, CAPF exam one month before the CDS exam and the respect, challenge and renumerations also the same. CAPF (Assistant Commandant) exam is held once a year in the month of May. There are two papers i.e. General Knowledge and English. Paper-I comprises of Reasoning, General Science, History, Geography, Current Affairs and Indian Polity. Paper- II of English comprises of Essay Writing, Precis Writing, for & Against Arguments and Comprehension. Paper – II is checked only if students pass paper – I. How To Prepare For CAPF? Our team provides in depth knowledge on all subjects and topics covered in the exam and special emphasis is laid on English Grammar. For paper II our team provides personalized guidance and well researches notes to enable students to write assays and short passages. We also give free spoken English classes to our students. Our results speak for themselves

  • EXAMINATION PATTERN CAPF

    Subject

    Questions / Duration

    Marking Pattern

    Maximum Marks

    Genral Studies, Essayn and Comprehension

    180 minutes

    1/3 negative marking

    200

    General Ability and Intelligence

    120 minutes

    1/3 negative marking

    250

SCHEDULE OF CAPF EXAM

Detail

CAPF

Notification Release Date

20 April 2022

Application Start

20 April 2022

Application Last Date

10 May 2022

Release of Admit Card

30 July 2022 (Tentative)

Exam Date

14 August 2022 (Tentative)

CAPF EXAM TIPS

How To Prepare For CAPF?

Our team provides in depth knowledge on all subjects and topics covered in the exam and special emphasis is laid on English Grammar. For paper II our team provides personalized guidance and well researches notes to enable students to write assays and short passages. We also give free spoken English classes to our students. Our results speak for themselves

Paper I : General Ability And Intelligence

The objective type questions with multiple choices in this paper will broadly cover the following areas:

1. General Mental Ability:

The questions will be designed to test the logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical ability, and data interpretation.

2. General Science:

The questions will be set to test general awareness, scientific temper, comprehension, and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science.

3. Current Events of National and International Importance:

The questions will test the candidates’ 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, globalization, and interplay among nations.

4. Indian Polity and Economy:

The questions shall aim to test candidates’ 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.

5. History of India:

The questions will broadly cover the subject in its social, economic and political aspects. This shall also include the areas of growth of nationalism and freedom movement.

6. Indian and World Geography:

The questions shall cover the physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.

Paper II: General Studies, Essay, And Comprehension

Part-A - - Essay questions which are to be answered in a long narrative form either in Hindi or English totaling 80 Marks. The indicative topics are modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability.
Part-B - Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills to be attempted in English only (Marks 120) - The topics are Comprehension passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing.

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EXAMINATION DETAILS FOR CAPF

Vacancies

155-200 (BSF-35-65, CRPF-35-45, CIFS-65-75, ITBP-20-75, SSB - 1-3)

Naval Academy : 48

Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the Availability.

Exam Schedule

Held in Agust 2nd week (every year)

Age Limit, Gender & Marital Status

Age – 20 – 25 years

Male/Female candidates

Educational Qualification

Gradution passed or appearing in any stream

Selection Procedure

Written Exam conducted by UPSC

Physical efficiency test

Interview/Personality Test

CAPF FAQs

What Is CAPF?

CAPF is Central Armed Police Forces.

What is CAPF Exam?

CAPF exam is conducted by UPSC in various armed forces across the country

What is the Eligiblity for CAPF?

Gradution passed and appearing candidates can apply

What is CAPF Exam Pattern & marking Scheme?

There are two papers 1- genral ablity and intelligence , time duration 120 mimitus with 1/3 negative marking , 2- Genral studies,essay and comprehemsion time duration 180 minitus with 1/3 negative marking.

What Is The Selection Procedure For CAPF Exam?

Written Exam conducted by UPSC, Physical efficiency test, Interview/personality test

Can an NRI apply for CAPF?

A person having foreign citizenship cannot apply for CAPF but If He/She has Indian passport and documents supporting his/her claim of Indian citizenship then they can apply for CAPF.

How Tough Is CAPF Exam?

CAPF Exam is difficult but it depends upon the preparation according to which the difficulty level varies from easy to very tough.

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