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UPSC CAPF Syllabus – View here detail Syllabus for Assistant Commandant’s Exam


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

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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 20-12-2020 and will comprise two papers. More details is given below:

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

100 Meters raceIn 16 secondsIn 18 seconds
800 Meters raceIn 3 minutes 45 secondsIn 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump3.5 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 AbilityThe questions will be designed to test the logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical ability, and data interpretation.
General ScienceThe 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 ImportanceThe 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 EconomyThe 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 IndiaThe 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 GeographyThe questions shall cover the physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.

UPSC CAPF Syllabus – Paper II 

Part – AEssay 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 – BComprehension, 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.

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UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2020: Details of Notification

Date of Notification Release18th August 2020
Organizing BodyUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
PositionsAssistant Commandant
Security Wings to be FilledBSF, CRPF, CISF, SSB, ITBP
Date of Written Exam20-12-2020
Last Date to Apply Online07-09-2020

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2020: Vacancy Details

Post NameTotal
Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Exam 2020209

UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2020


Latest Syllabus of Important Exams in 2020

Book NameAuthor/Publisher
CPF Assistant Commandants (AC) ExaminationRamesh Publishing House
CPF Assistant Commandant AC ExamArihant Books
UPSC CPF Assistant Commandant Exam Practice WorkbookKiran Prakashan
UPSC CPF AC ExaminationLucent Publication
Sachchidananda BooksUPSC Portal

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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