UPSC CAPF Syllabus

UPSC CAPF Syllabus in detail, UPSC CAPF AC Syllabus – View here detail Syllabus for Assistant Commandant’s Exam.

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UPSC CAPF Syllabus – Get detail Syllabus for Assistant Commandant’s Exam

Acquainting oneself with the UPSC CAPF Syllabus is utmost important before starting the preparation in full swing. In the current post, you will be able to find the official UPSC CAPF Syllabus for this year’s exam.

UPSC CAPF Exam pattern

UPSC CAPF is a written examination in the first round. The written examination comprises 2 papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 will consist of multiple choice questions on general ability and intelligence having four alternatives. Paper 2 is of descriptive type and questions are on General Studies, Essay and Comprehension.

(i) Written Test: The written exam to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held on August 18, 2019 and will comprise two papers. More details is given below:

Paper 1 Paper 2
Total questions: 200 (MCQ) Total questions: 6 (Descriptive)
Total Marks: 250 Total Marks: 200
Duration: 2 hours Duration: 3 hours

(ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests:

Applicants who are qualified in the written test will be called Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests. Those candidates who meet the prescribed Physical Standards, specified in will be put through the Physical Efficiency Tests as indicated below :

Male Female
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

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

More detail about UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern

UPSC CAPF Syllabus – Paper I

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts every year CPF (Central Police Force) Assistant Commandant’s Exam. The syllabus of UPSC CPF details given below.

GENERAL MENTAL ABILITY AND INTELLIGENCE
General Mental Ability The questions will be designed to test the logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical ability, and data interpretation.
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.
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, globalisation, and interplay among nations.
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.
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
Indian and World Geography The questions shall cover the physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.

UPSC CAPF Syllabus – Paper II 

GENERAL STUDIES, ESSAYS AND COMPREHENSION
Part – A Essay questions which are to be answered in 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.

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2019: Details of Notification

Date of Notification Release April 24th, 2019
Organizing Body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Positions Assistant Commandant
Vacancies 323
Security Wings to be Filled BSF, CRPF, CISF, SSB, ITBP
Date of Written Exam 18th August 2019
Last Date to Apply Online 20th May 2019 till 18:00 hrs

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2019: Vacancy Details

Security Wing Total
 BSF 100
 CRPF 108
 CISF 28
 ITBP 21
 SSB 66

UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2019

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Recommended Books for UPSC CAPF 2019

Book Name Author/Publisher
CPF Assistant Commandants (AC) Examination Ramesh Publishing House
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UPSC CPF AC Examination Lucent Publication
Sachchidananda Books UPSC Portal

Important Instructions related to UPSC CAPF 2019

The important instructions UPSC CAPF as mentioned on the official website, are given below:

  • Check your e-admit card carefully. For any discrepancies, contact UPSC immediately.
  • Mention your registration ID, name, roll number, and name and year of the exam in all communication with UPSC.
  • Carry the e-admit card for each round of the exam and it should be preserved till the declaration of result.
  • Candidates should enter the examination hall 20 minutes before the scheduled time.
  • No candidates will be permitted to enter the examination hall if they report 10 minutes after the scheduled time of the examination.
  • Candidates should sit in the examination center allotted to them. If they appear for the test in another center, their answer scripts will not be evaluated.
  • Read the ‘Rules for the Examination’ published in the Employment News and on the UPSC website carefully and follow it strictly.
  • The aspirants’ candidature to UPSE CAPF is provisional.
  • Mobile Phones, Calculators or any electronic gadgets are not allowed inside the examination halls.
  • Bring black ball point pen for Paper-1 and Paper 2 to the Examination Hall.
  • Answers marked by other pens would not be evaluated.
  • No valuables and costly items are allowed inside the examination hall.

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