UPSC CAPF AC 2022: The examination for recruiting the eligible personnel as Assistant Commandants in the Central Armed Police Forces, UPSC CAPF AC Exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Eligible candidates can fill the application form for UPSC CAPF AC 2022 recruitment exam, those who want to join Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Sashstra Seema Bal (SSB) as Assistant Commandant.

UPSC CAPF AC 2022 Important Dates

Online Application Process starts 3rd week of April 2022
Last date to fill the application 3rd week of May 2022
Issue of Admit Card July 2022
Entrance exam date 2nd week of August 2022
Result Declaration September 2022
Personal interview/Personality Test November 2022

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: Candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • Age: Age of the applicants should be between 20 to 25 years as on 1st August 2022. Relaxation in age will be granted to reserved category candidates as per the rules.
  • Education: Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Candidates should be physically fit and mentally sound.

UPSC CAPF AC 2022 Application Form Details

UPSC CAPF AC 2022 application form will be available in April 2022. Candidates who are satisfying the above-mentioned eligibility requirements can fill online application. The application form can be submitted via online mode only. All the information should be entered properly in the application form. Before filling the application form, candidates must have to read the instruction carefully. The online application form will be issued from the website. Submit the application and take the printout of the same for future use.

Application Fee

  • The fee can be paid via net banking, debit/credit card.
  • Candidates have to pay Rs.200/- as application fee.
  • For SC/ST category and female candidates, the application fee is exempted.
  • The application fee will not be refunded in any case.

Exam Pattern

Part-I: Written Exam

  • Paper-I will consist of the multiple-choice questions having four alternatives.
  • The question will be based on General Ability and Intelligence will be of 250 marks.
  • Paper-II will consist of General Studies, English Language & Comprehension and Essay will be of 200 marks.

Paper 1: General Ability and Intelligence

Exam Duration 2 hrs
Number of Questions 125
Total Marks 250
Paper Medium MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Question Type English & Hindi

Paper 2: General Studies, Essay & Comprehension

Exam Duration 3 hrs
Number of Questions 7
Total Marks 200
Marking Scheme 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each incorrect response
Question Type Descriptive

Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts)

  • Qualified candidates on the basis of the written exam, will have to go through a physical endurance test and medical test.
Task For male candidates For female candidates
100 meter Race In 16 seconds In 18 seconds
800 meter Race In 3 minutes 45 seconds In 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump 3.5 meters in 3 chances 3 meters in 3 chances.
Shot put (7.26 kg) 4.5 meters

Part-III: Interview/Personality Test

  • Candidates who will qualify the Part-I & Part-II exam will be called for interview and personality test.
  • The interview will be of 150 marks.

UPSC CAPF AC 2022 Admit Card

  • Eligible candidates can download the admit card from the official website of the UPSC.
  • Candidates will be able to get the admit card prior to the examination.
  • It is essential to bring the admit card to appear in the exam.

UPSC CAPF AC 2022 Result

  • The result will be published on the official website of the UPSC.
  • The result is expected to announce in the month of September 2022.
  • On the basis of the written exam, shortlisted candidates will have to go through the physical endurance test followed by a medical test.
  • The final result will be announced accordingly.

Cut Off

  • The cut-off will be decided by the commission.
  • Selection will be made on the basis of cut off.
  • In order to qualify for the next round, candidates need to obtain minimum cut off marks.

Cut off 2017

Categories For Paper 1  For Paper 1 and 2 
General 123.65 206
O.B.C 123.65 206
S.C 111.55 189
S.T 109.54 189
Ex‐S 38.31 84

 Cut off 2016

Categories For Paper 1  For Paper 1 and 2 
General 114 188
O.B.C 113 187
S.C 97 167
S.T 97 166
Ex‐S 38 80

 Cut off 2015

Categories For Paper 1  For Paper 1 and 2 
General 111 172
O.B.C 110 170
S.C 95 153
S.T 95 149
Ex‐S 38 68

Selection Process

  • On the basis of overall performance during the exam, the selection of candidates will be finalized.
  • Qualified candidates of written exam will have to attend physical endurance test and medical test.
  • Candidates have to go through a personality test/interview.
  • On the basis of score obtained in written exam, physical/medical test and interview, the merit list will be prepared.

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5 Replies to “UPSC CAPF AC 2022”

  1. Im 30 yrs old female , belonging to ST Category. I have completed 6 years of service in paramilitary force. I want to appear upsc ac exam. Is there any special age relaxation for serving personnels?

    1. Iam 33 years old male belonging to ST category . i have completed 05 years of service in paramilitry service . i want to appear upsc ac exam . is there any special age relaxtion for serving personnels

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