UPSC CAPF 2020 Exam Notification

UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites application for Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination 2020. Candidates may apply online those having required job eligibility as specified in UPSC CAPF Exam notification 2020 for age limit, work experience, application fees etc. Authority will issue an Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Exam 2020 e-Admission Certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination to eligible candidates. The e-Admission Certificate will be made available in the UPSC website https// for downloading by candidates. No Admission Certificate will be sent by post. All the applicants are required to provide valid and active Email-id while filling up UPSC CAPF Online Application Form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them.

UPSC CAPF Examination 2020 Details

Sr Department Posts
1 Border Security Force (BSF) 78
2 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 13
3 Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) 69
4 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 27
5 Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) 22

Age Limit:

20 – 25 Years as on 01/08/2020

Born not earlier than 2nd August, 1995 and not later than 1st August, 2000.

Age relaxation for SC/ST – 05 yrs, OBC – 03 yrs.

Educational Qualification:

Graduation / Bachelor Degree from recognised University/ Institute.

Selection Procedure:

Candidates have to appear for Written Test and/or Interview.

A candidate who has been finally selected on the basis of an earlier examination to the post of Assistant Commandants in any of the forces participating in the Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination will not be eligible to appear at a subsequent examination for recruitment of Assistant Commandants in the participating CAPFs.

Physical Eligibility:

Details Male Female
Height 165 cm 157 cm
Chest 81 – 86 cm NA
100 Meters race 16 Second 18 Second
800 Meters race 3 Min. 45 Sec. 4 Min. 45 Sec.
Long Jump 3.5 Meter 3 Meter
Shot Put 7.26 Kg 4.5 Meter

Candidates must meet the prescribed Physical and Medical Standards for admission to Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants), Examination, 2020 specified in Appendix-V of the Notice.

UPSC CAPF Syllabus:

Paper I Paper II Marks
General Mental Ability Part A – Essay questions which are to be answered in the long narrative form either in Hindi or English totalling 80 Marks. Paper I – 250 Marks
General Science
Current Events of National & International Importance
Indian Polity and Economy Part B – Comprehension, Precis writing, other communications/ language skills. Paper II – 200 Marks
History of India
Indian and World Geography

UPSC CAPF syllabus is defined in the Union Public Service Commission’s official notification. The CAPF syllabus for the written exam is very important because there is only one written exam and it has the highest proportion (weightage of 75%) of marks in the total marks.

Application Fee:

General/ OBC – Rs 200/-

SC/ST/Female – No Fee

How To Apply:

Eligible candidates shall submit online application by visiting https://www. and follow the job notification on how to apply online for UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2020 carefully before you start filling UPSC CAPF Online Form.

*(Read all instructions carefully from UPSC CAPF official advertisement). Download more details on how to apply for UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2020 from link given below.

Important Date:

Form Submission Start Date : 18/08/2020
Form Submission Last Date : 07/09/2020
Last Date for Application Fee Payment : 07/09/2020
UPSC CAPF Exam Date : 20/12/2020
UPSC CAPF Admit Card Available : December 2020

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Reader’s of are requested to follow UPSC CAPF Official Job Notification for complete details.

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