UPSC CAPF AC 2021: About the Exam, Important Dates, Preparation

Updated Thu, 24 Dec 2020 04:43 PM IST

UPSC has announced Central Armed Police Forces (AC) to be held on 20th Dec'20 (Sunday). CAPF (AC) is one of the most sought-after paramilitary exams in India. After clearing the exam, candidates get a job in CAPF (AC). Understanding the exam pattern and syllabus of CAPF (AC) is the first step for candidates to succeed in the exam.

About UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 

CAPF  stands for Central Armed Police Force.  Under the authority of the Ministry of Home Affairs CAPF is the unified name of the 7 security forces in India. The name of the seven Security Forces are given below:

  1. CRPF - Central Reserve Police Force

  2. BSF-   Border Security Force

  3. ITBP-  Indo-Tibetian Border Police Force

  4. SSB-   Sashastra Seema Bal

  5. CISF-   Central Industrial Security Forces

  6. NSG-     National Security Guard

  7. AR-    Assam Rifles 

The responsibility of CAPF is to enable the Government of India to efficiently and effectively maintain public order, maintaining legal rules and regulations, and internal security.

The recruitments  are conducted mainly in three modes

  1.  Gazetted Officers: Central Armed Police Forces recruits the  CAPF (Assistant Commandants) through the CAPF (AC) examination conducted by UPSC. 

  2.  Subordinate Officers: The Staff Selection Commission recruits the Sub- Inspectors through competitive Examination and are referred to as DASOs (Directly Appointed Subordinate Officers).  

  3. Constables: The Staff Selection Commission recruits Constables through competitive examination conducted by  SSC.


CAPF Exam 2020 Important Dates
The tentative UPSC CAPF exam dates 2020:

Details  Tentative Dates 
Availability of online application form
April 2021, 4th week
Last date for application form submission
May 2021, 3rd week
Beginning of application withdrawal process
May 2021, last week
Closing of the application withdrawal process
June 2021, 1st week
Admit card issue date
July 2021, 3rd week
Date of exam
August 2021, 2nd week
Result declaration
To be announced
PET/ PST and medical test date
To be announced
Detailed Application Form (DAF) release date
To be announced
Last for DAF submission
To be announced
Date of interview
To be announced
Final result declaration
To be announced

CAPF AC Exam - Preparation 

Now that you are well versed with the eligibility criteria exam pattern and syllabus of UPSC CAPF for Assistant Commandant post it time to gear up and start your preparation now.
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