UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2021

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2021 Notification Out : Apply Online!

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2021: UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021 Notification: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the application form for UPSC CAPF Exam 2021 on its official website A total of 159 vacancies has been announced through this notification. The Interested candidates can apply for this recruitment till the 5th of May 2021. Candidates can check Important Dates,Vacancies, Eligibility Details and Get all Updates about UPSC CAPF AC Exam 2021 Here.

The recruitment for the Assitant Commandant (AC) in CAPF is conducted on yearly basis by the Union Public Service Commission to recruit candidates in several forces under Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). Following are the special forces that will recruit candidates through the CAPF exam:

  • Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

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UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2021: Overview

Exam Name Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandant)
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission
Vacancies 159
Online Registration Begins 15th April 2021
Last Date to Apply 05th May 2021
Selection Process Written+Physical+Interview/Personality Test
Exam Mode Offline
Job Location Across India
Official website

UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021: Important Dates

Events Dates
Opening date of Registration 15th April 2021
Closing date of Registration 05th May 2021
Download Admit card Expected in 2nd or 3rd week of July
UPSC CAPF Exam date 08th August 2021
UPSC CAPF Result date To Be Notified
DAF- Window activation date To Be Notified
CAPF Final Result 2019 To Be Notified

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2020: Vacancy Details

UPSC CAPF (AC) Vacancies 2021
Security Forces Vacancies
Border Security Force (BSF) 35
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 36
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) 67
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 20
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) 01
Total 159

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment: Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification

Candidates applying for the post of Assistant Commandants must be graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 25 years
  • The cut-off date will be 1st August 2021.

Age Relaxation:

  • OBC – 3 years
  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • Central Government Servants/Ex-Servicemen – 5 years

Application Fees

  • General/OBC- Rs. 200
  • No Fee for Female/ SC/ ST candidate

UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021: Selection Process

The selection for the UPSC CAPF recruitment will be done on the basis of a three-stage process.

  1. Written Examination
  2. Physical test
  3. Interview

Also, Check: UPSC CAPF Previous Years Papers – Download PDF

UPSC CAPF Stage I- Exam Pattern

Paper Name Time Duration  Marks
Paper- I  General and Mental Ability 2 hours 250 marks
Paper-II  General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension 3 Hours 200 marks
Total 450 marks


Physical Standard Test (PST)

The minimum Physical standard required by the candidates is given below in the table.

Sex Height Chest girth (Fully expanded) Expansion Weight
Male 165 cms. 81 cms. 5 cms 50 kg
Female 157 cms. Not Applicable Not Applicable 46 kg

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Test Men Women
100 Metre race 16 Seconds 18 Seconds
800 Metre race 3 minutes 45 second 4 minutes 45 second
Long Jump 3.5 Meters 3 chances) 3.0 Meters 3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.) 4.5 Meters

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment Syllabus

The CAPF AC syllabus for both papers of written test i.e Paper I and Paper II is given in brief below.

Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence

  1. General Mental Ability
  2. General Science
  3. Current Events of National and International Importance
  4. Indian Polity and Economy
  5. History of India
  6. Indian and World Geography

Paper-II: General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension

Part-A – Essay on topics like 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 passages, précis writing, developing counter-arguments, simple grammar, and other aspects of language testing  

How to Apply Online for CAPF 2021

All the eligible candidates can register for UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandants from the direct link given below. Follow the given instructions to ensure a smooth online application process.

Direct Link To Apply Online for UPSC CAPF

  • Visit the official website of CAPF
  • Click the Apply Online link on the home page.
  • A new tab, showing up the application form will appear.
  • Fill up the application form with the correct details.
  • Place a photograph and signature image as per the required dimensions.
  • Now submit the application form.
  • Pay the application fee as per your category.
  • Don’t forget to take a printout of the application form for future reference.

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