UPSC CAPF 2020: Notification Out

Updated Sat, 22 Aug 2020 11:06 AM IST

The UPSC has released much awaited notification of UPSC CAPF (AC) 2020. Aspirants who want to become Assistant Commandant in Central Armed Police Forces and to serve the country in a BETTER WAY UPSC CAPF AC 2020 is a golden opportunity. In this space, we have discussed all the relevant details related to UPSC CAPF AC 2020 including eligibility criteria, vacancy, important, dates, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.. Bookmark this page to get notified when there is any change in the exam schedule. If you want to crack UPSC CAPF AC 2020 in your first attempt join MASTER BATCH specially designed for CAPF AC 2020 at
UPSC CAPF AC 2020 Notification:
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year releases notification for the post of Assistant Commandant in reserve police forces- CRPF, CISF, BSF and ITBP.


Aspirants can register and apply during 18th August- 7th September 2020. As per the UPSC CAPF 2020 notification exam will be held on 20th 2020.
UPSC CAPF 2020: Important Dates
UPSC CAPF 2020  
UPSC CAPF 2020 Release Date 18th August 2020
UPSC CAPF Online Application 18th August 2020
UPSC CAPF Application Last Date 7th September 2020
UPSC CAPF Admit Card Date November 2020
UPSC CAPF Written Exam Date 9th August 2020 (Postponed)
20th December 2020 (New Date)
UPSC CAPF Written Exam Date To be notified
UPSC CAPF Physical and Medical Exam Date To be notified
UPSC CAPF Interview Date February 2021
UPSC CAPF 2020: Vacancy Details:
s per the UPSC CAPF AC 2020 notification 209 tentative vacancies that to be filled are given below
Force Vacancy
BSF 78
SSB 22
Total 209
UPSC CAPF Application Process: 
As per the UPSC CAPF 2020 notification candidates can apply online from 18th August to 7th September 2020. You can apply at, and fill your form easily by below mentioned process.
Step 1 Visit
Step 2 Click on Online application for various exam window
Step 3 Click on CAPF part 1 Registration
Step 4 Enter the credentials
Step 5 Click on CAPF part 2 Registration
Step 6 Upload documents and make payment
Step 7 Agree to declaration and Submit
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 UPSC CAPF Eligibility Criteria:
Detailed eligibility criteria as per UPSC CAPF 2020 in discussed below:
Age limit: Both Men and Women aspirants can apply for the post of Assistant Commandant. To apply candidate should not be born earlier than 2nd August 1995 and not later than 1st August 2020. Min age is for applying is 20 years sand Max is 25 years (as on 1st August 2020)
Upper Age Relaxation
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-Service Men 5 years
Domicile of J&K during 1st Jan 1980,31st Dec 1989 5 years
Educational Qualification: Candidate should have a bachelor degree in any stream from a university recognized by Govt. Of India.
Physical Standards: Candidates must be in good health mentally and physically as well. They must not have any kind of physical deformity or disease. The minimum physical standard prescribed by UPSC CAPF 2020 notification is given below.
Category Men Women
Height 165cm 157cm
Weight 50Kg 46Kg
Chest 81cm NA
Medical Standards
  1. Distance Vision (Corrected): Better Eye 6/6 & Worse Eye 6/9
  2. Near Vision: Better Eye N6 & Worse Eye N9
 UPSC CAPF (AC) 2020: Selection Process
 The selection process for recruitment of candidates in the armed forces is a 4 phased process:
Written Exam: This exam involves two papers i.e. Paper I and Paper II. Candidates need to qualify this phase of obtaining marks higher than Cut Off Marks to get shortlisted for the Physical Efficiency Tests & Medical Standards Tests.
Physical Efficiency Tests & Medical Standards Tests: The Physical and Medical Standards tests are different for males and females. Candidates need to qualify this stage to appear for Interview round.
Interview or Personality Test: Candidates who will qualify the Physical & Medical tests will be called for a face to face Interview.
Final Merit List: UPSC prepares the final merit list on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in Written Exam and in the Interview Test.
UPSC CAPF 2020 Exam Pattern
Paper Time Marks Type
Paper I
(General Ability & Intelligence)
10:00 am to 12:00 Noon 250 Marks Objective
Paper II
(General Studies, Essay & Comprehension)
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
200 Marks Descriptive
UPSC CAPF 2020: Syllabus
Paper I
(General Ability & Intelligence)
  1. General Mental Ability
  2. General Science
  3. Current Events
  4. Indian Polity and Economy
  5. Indian History
  6. Indian and World Geography
Paper II
(General Studies, Essay & Comprehension)
  1. Part-I – Essay Questions
  2. Part-II – Comprehension, precise writing Etc.
UPSC CAPF Physical Efficiency Test (PET) 2020
Test Men Women
100 m Race 16 sec 18 sec
800 m Race 3min 45sec 4 min 45 sec
Long Jump 3. 5m (3Chance) 3m (3 chance)
Shot Put 4.5 m NA
UPSC CAPF 2020 Result:
UPSC will release results on their official website appears at The candidate can check the result of their UPSC roll no. The result will be announced in the second quarter of 2021 (tentative). After the declaration of the results merit list will be published and candidates will get their services, according to their rank in the merit list.

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