I want to apply for Union Public Service Commission UPSC Central Police Forces CPF (AC) Exam so can you tell me the criteria of exam?


The Union Public Service Commission UPSC conducts written examination for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) – Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

CAPF CPF (AC) Eligibility Criteria

A degree from a recognised University or equivalent

Physical Standards Eligibility:

You need to have minimum Physical Standards as given in the notification

Age Limit:

Minimum 20 years and Maximum 25 years as on 1st August of the exam year

Female candidates can not apply for BSF and ITBP

CAPF CPF (AC) 2018 Important Dates

Date of Notification: 25 April, 2018

Last Date to Apply: 21 May, 2018

Date of Exam: 12 August, 2018

CAPF CPF (AC) Exam Pattern

Paper Subject Type Questions Marks Duration
Paper I General Ability and Intelligence Objective 125 250 2 Hours
Paper II General Studies, Essay & Comprehension Conventional 200 3 Hours

There is negative marking in Objective Type Question Paper.

There are four alternatives for the answer to every question.

For each question for which a wrong answer has been given, 1/3rd (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question are deducted as penalty.