UPSC CAPF 2019: Admit Card now available to download


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has conducted the UPSC CAPF recruitment examination every year for Assistant Commandants post. Male and Female both candidates can apply for the UPSC CAPF. UPSC will conduct a CAPF examination on 18 August 2019. UPSC CAPF Admit Card is now available on the official website.

The application form for UPSC CAPF 2019 was available from 24 April 2019 to 20 May 2019 on the official website i.e. This is a good opportunity for those candidates who’s a dream of serving themselves the country by joining the BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP. UPSC i.e. Union Public Service Commission has recruited 323 Assistant Commandant posts in the Central Armed Forces. You can read this article fully to get more information related to Central Armed Forces Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2019.


  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidate must be completed 20 years of age and not exceed than 25 years.
  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree.

UPSC CAPF Schedule 2019

Application Start Date20 Mar 2019
Last date to apply20 May 2019
Admit Card24 Jul 2019
Exam Date18 Aug 2019
Resultto be announced

UPSC CAPF Vacancy Details 2019

  • Name of Post: Assistant Commandants (Group A)
  • Total number of vacancies: 323

UPSC CAPF Eligibility Criteria 2019

Candidates who wish to join BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITPB and SSB on the post of Assistant Commandant will have to complete the eligibility criteria for the post. There are 4 major criteria, candidate have to fulfil those.

UPSC CAPF 2019 Nationality

The candidate who wishes to fill the application form must be

  • A citizen of India. OR
  • A subject of Nepal. OR
  • A subject of Bhutan.

UPSC CAPF 2019 Age Limit

  • Candidate must be completed 20 years of age on 1 August of the examination year.
  • Candidate’s age must not exceed than 25 years.
  • Candidates who are from reserved category will get relaxation in the age limit according to the conditions of government.
SC/ST5 Years
OBC3 Years
Ex-Serviceman5 Years
Candidates of J&K5 Years

UPSC CAPF Educational Qualification 2019

  • Candidates who are having B.Sc, B.A, B.Com, BCA, B.Tech etc. bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply for UPSC CAPF 2019.
  • Candidates who are in the last year of their graduation are also eligible to apply.

UPSC CAPF Physical Standard 2019

Candidates should meet the prescribed Physical and Medical Standards for the recruitment of Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants). The physical standard criteria are given below.

Height and weight for male and female candidate

Male165 cm50 Kg
Female157 cm46 Kg

Chest for the male candidate

Male81 cm86 cm

UPSC CAPF Application Form 2019

Let the candidates know that the application process for UPSC CAPF 2019 started from April 24 to 20 May 2019. The application form was available on the application portal of UPSC i.e Those candidates who fulfil all the eligibility criteria can apply for CAPF AC.

Application Fee

  • Candidates who are belonging from Unreserved and OBC category are required to pay ₹200/- application fee.
  • All-female candidates, SC/ST candidates are exempted from the application fee.
  • Candidates can pay the fee by cash, by using the net banking and through debit/credit card.

How to apply for UPSC CAPF 2019?

  1. First of all, you have to go to UPSC’s official website
  2. Click on the application link “Online application for various examinations of UPSC”
  3. Now, you can see the UPSC CAPF 2019 application link here on this page.
  4. You have to register for UPSC CAPF 2019.
  5. Fill in the personal details on the application form and generate an application number.
  6. Save this application number for login and other purposes.
  7. Pay application fee, upload documents.
  8. Submit the application and save it for future reference.

UPSC CAPF Admit Card 2019

After the end of the application process of UPSC CAPF recruitment 2019, the admit card will be issued for the written examination. UPSC will conduct the Assistant Commandant Recruitment Exam on August 18, 2019. For this, the commission will be released admit card of UPSC CAPF a week before the entrance examination. Admit card will be available on the official website, candidates have to download admit card through login into the site. Candidates should keep the admit card on the examination day. Please carry a photo identity proof with the admit card on the examination day.

Admit Card: Click Here to download

Photo ID Proof, you can carry with admit card

  1. Voter ID
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. PAN Card
  4. Passport
  5. Driving Licence
  6. Other Photo ID issued by the government.

Exam Centre

AhmedabadImphalPort Blair
GangtokPanji (Goa)

UPSC CAPF 2019 Exam Pattern and Selection Process

Written Exam

The written examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission will be held on August 18, 2019, and will include two papers. Paper-I will be held from 10 am to 12.00 pm and Paper-II will be 2.00 pm. 5:00 PM.

  • Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence – 250 Marks
    • Questions during this paper are objective (multi-select) types, during which questions in Hindi are set in Hindi.
  • Paper-II: General Studies, Essay and Understanding – 200 marks
    • In this paper, candidates will be given the option to write essay component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communication/language skills will be English only.
PaperSubjectNo of Quest.Max MarksDuration
IGeneral Ability and Intelligence1252502 hours
IIGeneral Studies, Essay and Understanding_2003 hours

Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Test

100 meters race16 Seconds18 Seconds
800 meters race3 minutes and 45 seconds4 minutes and 45 seconds
Long Jump3.5 meters (3 chances)3 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kg)4.5 meters

Interview/Personality Test

Those candidates who are declared qualified in the medical standard test will be called for the Interview/Personality Test i.e. conducted by Union Public Service Commission. The Interview/Personality Test will consist of 150 marks. Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview/personality test will be issued a Detailed Application Form (DAF).

Final Selection / Merit

Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the written examination and interview/personality test. The selected candidate will be posted as Assistant Commandant in CAPFs.

UPSC CAPF 2019 Syllabus

Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence

The objective type questions with multiple choices in this paper will broadly cover the following


  • General Mental Ability
  • General Science
  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • History of India
  • Indian and World Geography
  • 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.

Paper-II: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension

  • Essay Writing
  • Comprehension
  • Precis Writing
  • Counter Argument
  • Communications
  • Report Writing
  • Language Skills
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary etc.

Part ‐ A: Essay questions which are to be answered in the long narrative form either in Hindi or English totalling 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, precis writing, other communications/language skills – to be attempted in English only (Marks 120) – The topics are Comprehension passages, precis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing.

UPSC CAPF Result 2019

Union Public Service Commission will declare the result in 3 phases. Firstly UPSC will declare the result of written examination then it will declare the result of PST/PET and medical test after that UPSC will declare the result of Interview/Personality Test.

Previous year’s Cut off

CAPF Cut off 2016

CategoriesCutoff of Paper 1Cutoff of Paper 1 and 2

CAPF Cut off 2015

CategoriesCutoff of Paper 1Cutoff of Paper 1 and 2

UPSC CAPF: Official notification

Now you are aware of all the information about the CAPF exam in detail. To know more information you can check the Official website of UPSC, read to find the information of syllabus, pattern, cut-off, eligibility criteria and much more.