UPSC CAPF 2018 is a national level entrance test conducted by Union Public Service Commission in order to recruit the Assistant Commandants in CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces). The written examination will be held for the recruitment process the eligible candidates in Group A (Assistant Commandants) in various departments of CAPF such as BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, and SSB. The candidates who are looking for the details of UPSC CAPF 2018 Exam can read the whole article. You will get here the details related to schedule for the exam, total vacancy, application form, eligibility, how to apply, application fees, admit card, results, and selection procedure etc. stay connected to us for more details on the UPSC CAPF 2018 exam.

Latest: UPSC has announced UPSC CAPF 2018 Exam schedule. Interested candidates can scroll down to check the same.


In order to offer the recruitment to the deserving candidates, the UPSC CAPF 2018 the exam will be conducted in last week of June 2018. The candidates who will not fill the application must apply as soon as possible when it will be released to avoid last day rush.

Event Dates
Online Application begins 25 Apr 2018
Last date to fill the applications 21 May 2018
Payment of application fees 1st week of May 2018
Admit Card issue August 2018
CAPF 2018 AC Exam Date 12 Aug 2018
Result announcement 3rd week October 2018
Interview November 2018

Vacancy Details

Last year total No. of Vacancies was 179

  • BSF – 28
  • CRPF – 65
  • CISF – 23
  • SSB -63

Name of the Post – Assistant Commandants (Group A)

Age Limit (as on 01.08.2018) – Between 20 years to 25 years

Selection Process – Selection will be made on the basis of following rounds:

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Standard/Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Standard Test
  • Interview

UPSC CAPF 2018 – Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: Candidates must be Indian Nationals to apply for the post.

Sex: Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for the post of Assistant Commandants

Age Limit – A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August 2018, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1993 and not later than 1st August 1998.

Upper Age Relaxation

Category Relaxation
Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe 5 years
OBC 3 years
Civilian Central Government Servants/Ex-Servicemen 5 years
Domicile of State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st
January 1981 to the 31st day of December 1990.
5 years

UPSC CAPF Application Form

Application Form for UPSC CAPF 2018 will be released online at the official website. It will be released on the scheduled date and candidate will be able to fill it by visiitng the website. Candidates who will fill the application for please must ensure their eligibility before filling the application form. Application form must be filled on or before its last date. Any request after that will not be entertained by the Commission.

Application Fee

Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) will be required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using
Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.

UPSC CAPF Admit Card 2018

UPSC will issue the CAPF Admit Card 2018 on the official website. The candidates can download by visiting the official website, by submitting the Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth. Admit Card will be released after the successful completion of the application form. The candidates will have to carry instruction page with the admit card on the exam day. Else, they will not be able to enter the exam hall.

Exam Centres for UPSC CAPF 2018

The Examination will be held at the following Centres :

Agartala Gangtok Panaji (Goa)
Ahmedabad Hyderabad Patna
Aizawl Imphal Port Blair
Allahabad Itanagar Raipur
Bangalore Jaipur Ranchi
Bareilly Jammu Sambalpur
Bhopal Jorhat Shillong
Chandigarh Kochi Shimla
Chennai Kohima Srinagar
Cuttack Kolkata Thiruvananthapuram
Dehradun Lucknow Tirupati
Delhi Madurai Udaipur
Dharwad Mumbai Vishakhapatnam
Dispur Nagpur

UPSC CAPF 2018 Selection Process

The Selection Procedure for short listing the candidates for the completion of the recruitment will be as follows:

(I) Written Examination :- The written examination will be conducted by Union Public Service Commission. The paper will comprise of two papers.

Paper I- The exam will consist of questions from General Ability and Intelligence of total 250 Marks. The questions will be Objective Type meaning Multiple choice questions. There will be multiple options and the candidate has to pick the best possible answer. The question paper will be set in English as well as Hindi.

Paper II : The exam will consist of questions from General Studies, Essay and Comprehension of total 200 Marks. Here the questions will be related to writing Essay Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ language skills will be English only.

(ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Test:-

This stage is called PST/PET test. Here the candidates declared qualified in the written examination will be summoned for Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests. Those candidates will be put through the Physical Efficiency Tests as indicated below :

PET Males Females
(a) 100 Meters race
(b) 800 Meters race
(c) Long Jump
(d) Shot Put
In 16 sec
In 3 minutes and 45 seconds
3.5 Meters (3 chances)
7.26 Kgs.
In 18 seconds
In 4 minutes 45 seconds
3.0 meters (3 chances)
4.5 Meters

(III) Interview – all the candidates who pass all these tests will be summoned for a personal interview with the officials. After satisfying the officials of the suitability for the post, the candidates will be recruited for the AC post. If you clear the exam and the result is shown in the list

Important Instructions

The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission viz. Written Examination, Physical and Medical Standards Tests and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Interview/ Personality Test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the Written Examination, Physical and Medical Standards Tests, Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Interview / Personality Test, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission.

Official Website:

For more information on UPSC CAPF, download 2017 Notification.

Insofar, Only UPSC CAPF 2018 Exam Schedule has been announced. Rest of information on this page is based on last year information brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as UPSC releases UPSC CAPF 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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