UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online For 159 Assistant Commandant Vacancy


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released an official notification (UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021) for the Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandant) Exam 2021 for the post of 159 Assistant Commandants (Group-A) vacancy. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online via the official website of UPSC.

Name Of The Post: Assistant Commandants (Group-A).

Total Number Of Posts: 159 Posts.

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021 Details:

Organization-Wise Vacancy Details:

  • BSF: 35
  • CRPF: 36
  • CISF: 67
  • ITBP: 20*
  • SSB: 01

Total: 159 (13 vacancies are backlog vacancies).

Educational Qualification: A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.

Nationality: No person who is not a citizen of India shall, except with the consent of the Central Government signified in writing be appointed or employed under these Rules.

Gender: Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants.

Age Limits: A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August 2021, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1996 and not later than 1st August 2001.

Selection Process For UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021:

The Selection Procedure/Scheme of the Examination will be as follows:

(i). Written Examination:-

The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held on 08th August 2021 and will comprise two papers. Paper, I will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon and Paper-II will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • Paper-I: General Ability and Intelligence – 250 Marks. The questions in this paper will be of Objective (Multiple Answers) Type in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.
  • Paper-II: General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension – 200 Marks. In this paper, candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components, and other communications/ language skills will be English only.

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

Candidates who are declared qualified in the written examination will be summoned for Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.

(iii) Interview/ Personality Test:

Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests will be called for an Interview/ Personality Test to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission.

(iv) Final Selection/ Merit:

The merit list for UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021 will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/ Personality Test.

Application Fees For UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021:

Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/ Master/ RuPay Credit/ Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI.

How To Apply For UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021:

Candidates are required to apply online only by using the website Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form have been given in Appendix-II (Official Notification). Detailed instructions are available on the above-mentioned website.

For more information please visit the official Website/ Notification given below.

Important Dates:

Starting Date: NaN

Last Date: 05th May 2021

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