UPSC CAPF 2018 Notification | UPSC CAPF AC Exam Apply Online (398 Vacancies)

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued Examination Notification of Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination, 2018 (UPSC CAPF AC Exam 2018).

The UPSC will hold a CAPF Written Examination on 12th August 2018 for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) viz.

Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

Eligible candidates (Both Male and Female) are required to submit online registration of application form on or before 21st May 2018.


Exam Name
Tentative No of Vacancies
Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) (UPSC CAPF Exam 2018)
398 (BSF – 60, CRPF – 179, CISF – 84, SSB – 29, ITBP – 46)

Age Limit: (As on 1st August 2018)

Minimum Maximum Born Between
20 Years 25 Years Born not earlier than 2nd August, 1993 and not later than 1st August, 1998.

Minimum Educational Qualifications:

A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.

Application Fee: The depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by Pay in Slip made at SBI Branch or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.

For OBC / General Category –> ₹ 200/-
For SC / ST Category –> Nil
For All Category Female Candidates –> Nil

Selection Process:

Written Examination Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests
Interview/ Personality Test Final Selection / Merit

About Written Examination: The Objective Type Test scheduled to be held on 23rd July 2017 and will comprise two papers. Paper I will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon and Paper II will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence – 250 Marks. The questions in this paper will be of Objective (Multiple Answers) Type in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.

Paper II: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension – 200 Marks. In this paper candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ language skills will be English only.

How To Apply: Eligible Candidates are required to apply online only through UPSC Online Portal. The Part-I and Part-II Online Applications can be filled upto 21/05/2018 till 18.00 hours.