Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
The table shows important highlights about UPSC CAPF 2018 appointment:
|Date of UPSC CAPF 2018||July 2018|
|Organizing Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|Number of posts||179|
|Name of Post||Assistant Commandants|
|Selection procedure||Written Exam|
|Physical & Medical standard|
|Physical Efficiency Test & PI|
UPSC CAPF 2018 Exam is held in 4 Phases. 1st Phase is written the exam. Important events of UPSC CAPF 2018 written exam are as follows:
|Last date for Submission of Application Form||May 2018|
|UPSC CAPF 2018 Exam Hall Ticket Availability||June 2018|
|UPSC CAPF 2018 Exam||July 2018|
|Written Exam Result||August 2018|
Eligibility criteria for UPSC CAPF 2018 are based on some factors like age, nationality, gender, academic qualification, physical standard and number of attempts. Each factor of eligibility criteria for UPSE CAPF 2018 is as follows:
|Age Limits||At Least 20 Years Born previous than August 2, 1993|
Maximum 25 Years Born later than August 1, 1998
|Relaxation in Age Limits||Reserved Category: ST / SC – 5 Years Relaxation in Age Limit|
|Reserved Category: OBC - 3 Years Relaxation in Age Limit|
|Civilian Central Govt. Servant: 5 Years Relaxation in Age Limit|
|Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the duration of|
January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989 – 5 Years Relaxation in Age Limit
A aspirant must have a Bachelor’s degree (B.Com / B.A. / B.Sc / B.Tech / BBA etc) from University recognized, incorporated and established under the rules of Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions / universities / established by Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University u/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956
NOTE 1: A aspirant, who has appeared in final exam of Graduation, will also be applicable for admission to UPSC CAPF exam. At the time of final selection after qualifying in written exam, physical & medical test and interview, the aspirant will have to produce proof of having qualified graduation degree exam.
NOTE II: In some cases, the UPSC may permit an aspirant to apply for UPSC CAPF who is not applicable as per academic qualification, if aspirant has passed an exam conducted by the other Institutions, the standard of which justifies for applying at the discretion of UPSC
NOTE III: A professional and technical qualifications (B.Tech / M.Tech / B.Arch etc.) which are recognized by Central / State Government as a professional or technical degree would also be applicable for UPSC CAPF.
Application Form for UPSC CAPF 2018 will be made available online at official website of UPSC i.e.www.upsconine.nic.in after the issue of notification for UPSC CAPF 2018.
Aspirants need to apply online using the link www.upsconline.nic.in. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above-mentioned website.
The aspirant must understand below-given instructions before submitting UPSC CAPF 2018 Application Form:
UPSC CAPF 2018 Application form will be finished in 2 parts. First part is registration procedure. On submitting this part of application form Registration ID will be generated. In the Second part, the aspirant will have to log in with Registration ID and Password i.e., Date of Birth and then the second part of the UPSC CAPF 2018 application form will be displayed.
Step by Step guidance for Filling in UPSC CAPF 2018 Application form:
This way application form for UPSC CAPF 2018 exam will be submitted.
The application fee for UPSC CAPF 2018 can be submitted either online or offline. In online mode, the aspirant can pay via SBI Net Banking Facility or by using Credit / Debit Card. In offline mode, a fee can be submitted straight to SBI Bank choosing Pay by Cash Option.
For making payment by cash, the aspirant should select the option “Pay by cash” method and should take print the system generated Pay-in-Slip after Part-II of Application Form for UPSC CAPF 2018 and deposit the fee at any of SBI Discipline as soon as possible.
Application Fee Amount
|General Category / Unreserved / OBC||INR 200|
|ST / SC||NIL|
Aspirants shall be alloted a Hall Ticket three weeks before the commencement of UPSC CAPF 2018 exam. The e-admission certificate will be made available online on the UPSC website, www.upsc.gov.in and www.upsconline.nic.in for downloading by aspirants.
Hall Ticket will not be sent by post to aspirants in any case. For downloading Hall Ticket for UPSC CAPF 2018 aspirant must have RID (Registration Identity) & Date of Birth or Roll No. (if received) & date of birth or name, father's name & Date of Birth whichever is available.
Steps to Download Hall Ticket for UPSC CAPF 2018
If an aspirant does not receive Hall Ticket or any other communication regarding candidature for UPSC CAPF 2018 exam three weeks before the commencement of the exam, should contact the UPSC office. In case of any not receiving, complaint regarding UPSC CAPF Hall Ticket should be made from the Facilitation Counter at UPSC’s office either appearing personally or can contact over phone numbers as is mentioned here - 011-23381125 / 011- 23385271 / 011-23098543.
The aspirant must inform to UPSC office at least 3 weeks previous from the exam day regarding non-receipt of Hall Ticket for UPSC CAPF Exam. The aspirant should not expect to have any relaxation in appearing for UPSC CAPF exam without valid Hall Ticket in any case.
The aspirant is advised to check UPSC CAPF 2018 Hall Ticket cautiously and if any discrepancies or mistake is establish put this to the notice of UPSC immediately. The aspirant must understand that permission to appear in UPSC CAPF 2018 exam is based on the given information in the application form for UPSC CAPF 2018.
Exam centres for UPSC CAPF 2018 exam as are mentioned below may be changed at the discretion of the UPSC. Hence, exam centres will be situated as per “first-come-first-serve” basis, and once the seats at exam centre are fulfilled then the center will be ceased for exam centre allotment. Excepting exam centre at Chennai, Delhi, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur, there is a limitation for a number of seats for aspirants.
If aspirants could not get the desired exam centre, he will have to choose an Exam Center available. This is advised that aspirant should apply as early as possible so that desired exam centre could be attained.
Cities selected as Centers for UPSC CAPF 2018 Exam are as follows:
The Selection Process of UPSC CAPF 2018 Exam will be as follows:
UPSC CAPF 2018 written exam to be organizeed by UPSC will be held in July 2018 and will include two papers. The timing for Paper I will be from 10 a.m. Morning to 12.00 Noon and Paper II will start from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
The questions in this paper will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions and will be given in both the language English as well as Hindi.
Aspirant will have the option to choose the medium of writing the Essay component either in English or in Hindi, but in the remaining part of Paper II, there will not be an option, the aspirant will have to respond in English only.
NOTE I: UPSC has allowed aspirant to choose language either Hindi or English to write essay in Paper II
NOTE-II: There will be at least qualifying marks separately in each Paper as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion. Passing in Paper-I will qualify for evaluation of Paper-II; therefore, at least qualifying marks will have to be obtained in Paper I for next round.
NOTE-III: Negative Marking Scheme will be applied to Paper-1. Marks 1/3 or 33% of Marks assigned to the Question for which Wrong Response is given. Suppose Mark assigned to a Question is 6 then on wrong response – 1/3 or 33% of 6 i.e. 2 marks will be deducted.
Exam format highlights table
|Method of UPSC CAPF 2018||Offline - Pen Paper Based|
|Number of Questions||Not Standardised|
|Maximum Marks||Written Test – 450 Marks Interview / Physical Test – 150 Marks|
|Period of UPSC CAPF 2018||Written Test – Total 5 hours Paper 1 – 2 hours Paper 2 – 3 hours|
|Sections in Paper||1 section in Paper 1 2 sections in Paper 2|
There are 4 Phases of appointment procedure under UPSC CAPF 2018 exam. Each Part will have 1 Paper. The syllabus is given for written exam which will be held in 2 parts. It means there would be 2 Papers in 2 parts; Paper 1 in part 1 and Paper 2 in part 2.
UPSC CAPF 2018 Written Exam Syllabus for both the papers is as follows:
UPSC CAPF 2018 - Paper I: ( Total Marks – 200; Period – 2 hours)
General Ability and Intelligence: Under this subject, 6 topics will be covered and objective type multiple choice questions will be asked.
UPSC CAPF 2018 - Paper II: (Total Marks 200; Period – 3 Hours)
General Studies, Essay and Comprehension
Result for UPSC CAPF 2018 written exam is expected to be declared in last week of August 2018 or in the first week of September 2018. If an aspirant secures at least qualifying marks in Paper 1 only then response sheet of Paper 2 will be considered for checking.
A Merit will be released on the basis of UPSC CAPF 2018 Written Exam and Interview which make total marks 600.
Result for UPSC CAPF 2018 will be published on official website i.e. www.upsc.gov.in. Result details will be shown some days later with Name, Date of Birth, Roll Number, Category and Marks obtained. of qualified aspirant will be displayed. Roll no.
Steps to Download UPSC CAPF 2018 Result:
UPSC CAPF 2018 Cut off will also be declared on UPSC’s official website i.e. www.upsc.gov.in and the process of availing Cutoff information is the same as that of Result given above.
In UPSC CAPF 2018 written exam at least qualifying marks may be various every time the exam is organizeed. Ex-serviceman gets some relaxation on at least qualifying marks in written exam.
At Least Qualifying Marks in Written Exam for Gen / ST / SC / OBC – 25%
At Least Qualifying Marks in Written Exam for Ex. Service Man – 20%
Observing the earlier years’ UPSC CAPF cut off, expected cut off for UPSC CAPF 2018 is being given below:
Expected Cutoff Marks (Out of 200) in UPSC CAPF 2018 - Written Exam (Paper 1)
Expected Cutoff Marks (Out of 450) in UPSC CAPF 2018 - Written Exam
|Paper 1 + Paper 2||General||OBC||SC||ST||Ex.Service|
Expected Cutoff Marks (Out of 600) in Final Result for UPSC CAPF 2018
|Paper 1 + Paper 2 + Interview||General||OBC||SC||ST||Ex.Service|
Aspirants who are declared qualified in UPSC CAPF 2018 written exam will be called for next round i.e. Physical Standards / Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Standards Test.
The selected aspirant is applicable for recruitment to the post of Assistant Commandant. as is directed by the authorised officer. They must send or current original documents concerned to the category, academic qualification, residential proof, hall ticket and scorecard etc.
If aspirant qualifies meeting Physical Standards as per the norms of selections, will be applicable for Physical Efficiency Test as mentioned below:
Physical Efficiency Tests (PET):
|1.||100 Meters race||In 16 seconds||In 18 seconds|
|2.||800 Meters race||In 3 minutes 45 seconds||In 4 minutes 45 seconds|
|3.||Long Jump||3.5 Meters (3 chances)||3.0 meters (3 chances)|
|4.||Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.)||4.5 Meters||----|
Note: Pregnancy at the time of PET will be a disqualification and pregnant female aspirant will be rejected.
(ii)Interview / Individuality Test:
Aspirant, qualified in Medical Standards Test, will be called for Next Phase i.e., Interview and Individuality Test which will be organizeed by UPSC. Aspirant, who has made an appeal before Review Medical Board against declaring physically unfit, will also be applicable for Interview and Individuality Test.
The Interview and Individuality Test will be for 150 Marks. Aspirant short-listed for Interview and Individuality Test will have to submit Detailed Application Form denoting a preference for forces.
(iii) Final Selection / Merit:
Final Selections will be based on the merit list constructed involving marks secured by the aspirants in the Written Exam and Interview / Individuality Test.