UPSC CAPF AC 2019 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification and application form for CAPF AC 2019 at on April 24, 2019. The deadline to submit the application form for CAPF was May 20, 2019. The UPSC CAPF AC 2019 examination is scheduled to be conducted on August 18, 2019. The candidates whose age is between the 20 to 25 years and hold the Bachelor’s degree can fill the form. The UPSC CAPF 2019 recruitment for 323 to the post of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) for BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP and, SSB will be done.

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In order to offer the recruitment to the deserving candidates, the UPSC CAPF 2019 exam will be conducted as per the schedule provided underneath. The candidates wishing to apply for the UPSC CAPF 2019 recruitment, can apply from the link provided in the page below. The candidates should also, check the eligibility criteria before applying for the same.

UPSC CAPF AC 2019 Important Dates
Online Application for CAPF AC 2019 will begin on 24 Apr 2019
Last date to fill the applications for UPSC CAPF AC is 20 May 2019
Application Withdrawn Process 27 May to 03 Jun 2019
Admit Card will issue on 3 weeks before the exam date
The examination will be held on 18 Aug 2019
Result announcement for CAPF AC 2019 3rd week October 2019
The interview will be held in November 2019

UPSC CAPF AC 2019 Application Form

UPSC releases the application form of UPSC CAPF online at the official website, The eligible candidates can fill the form online after the commencement of the process. To register themselves, the aspirants have to pay the application fee of UPSC CAPF.

Application Fee

The application fee is Rs. 200/- for unreserved category candidates. The candidates of SC/ ST/ Female are exempted to pay the fee.

Mode of payment

  • Online: Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Netbanking
  • Offline: E challan of SBI.

Note: The Application fee is non-refundable.

UPSC CAPF 2019 Vacancy Details

The recruitment will be done for the total 323 vacancies to the post of Assistant Commandant. From below candidates can check the vacancy distribution.

Name of Force Vacancy Distribution
BSF 100
CRPF 108
SSB 66
Total 323

UPSC CAPF 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who meet the eligibility criterion laid down by the UPSC can fill the form.

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.

Educational Qualification: The candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree.

Age Limit – The candidates of 20 to 25 years can fill the application form.

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 1980 to the 31st day of December 1989.
5 years

UPSC CAPF Admit Card 2019

UPSC issues the CAPF Admit Card on the official website, The candidates participating for the same can download the admit card by visiting the official website, by submitting the Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth.

Only those candidates can fetch the admit card, whose application form of CAPF is accepted by the UPSC. Once the process of the application over, UPSC issues the admit card to eligible candidates who fill the form in time.

It is mandatory to carry the admit card of UPSC CAPF in all stages of examination, otherwise, they are not allowed to take the examination.

UPSC CAPF AC Exam Pattern 2019

The candidates who want to participate in the exam have to undergo the three phases examination i.e.

  • Written Examination
  • PST / PET / Medical Standard Test
  • Interview

Written Examination

UPSC conducts the written examination, which is comprised of two papers, Paper I, Paper II. From here you can get the exact idea of the exam pattern.

Paper I

Mode of exam: Offline
Type of exam: Objective type
Language of examination: English and Hindi
The total number of marks: 250
Duration of exam: 02 hours
Exam Shift: Morning
Subject: General Mental Ability, General Science, Current Events of National and International Importance, Indian Polity and Economy, History of India, Indian and World Geography

Paper II

Mode of exam: Offline
Type of exam: Descriptive
Total Marks: 200
Language of exam: English and Hindi
Duration of exam: 03 hours
Exam Shift: Afternoon
Subject: General Studies, Essay

Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Test

This stage is called the PST/PET test. Where the candidates are declared qualified in the written examination, they get summoned for Physical Standards & Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests. The candidates have to undergo the below Physical Efficiency Tests as explained in the table.

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

No marks are assigned in the exam as the examination is qualifying in nature.


The candidates who clear all the tests are called for a personal interview with the officials. The interview is of 150 marks. Once the candidates are able to fulfill the requirements criteria as per the officials for the suitability of the given/provided/vacant post, the candidates are recruited for the AC post.

Exam Centres for UPSC CAPF 2019

UPSC holds the CAPF written examination in the following cities in India. The aspirants have to choose the examination city where he/she wants to appear for the examination.

The center in the UPSC CAPF are subject to availability, as UPSC allot the center on the First – apply – first – allotment basis. If the capacity of any center becomes full then it is frozen in the list, the candidates have to make the choice from the rest of centers.

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 2019 Selection Process

The Selection Procedure for shortlisting the candidates for the completion of the recruitment be as follows:

  • Written exam
  • PET/ PST/ Medical Standard
  • Interview

The candidates have to qualify all the exam separately. But the final selection of the candidates is done on the basis of the marks obtained in Written Exam and interview.

Final Merit List = Marks of Written Exam + Marks of interview/personality test

UPSC CAPF Result 2019

After the conduct of each stage, UPSC releases the result at its official website. The candidates who appear in the exam can check their result. For checking the result the candidates there is no requirement of credentials as UPSC releases the result in the form of pdf, that contains the roll number of shortlisted candidates.

However, for checking the marks the candidates have to use the credentials such as their roll number and other details. The final result of UPSC CAPF depends on the performance of the candidates in the written exam and interview.

UPSC CAPF 2019 Cut Off Maks

The cut-off marks of UPSC CAPF gets released after the announcement of the final result. The candidates who are appearing in the exam can check the previous year cut off marks.

Cut-off marks (Out of 250) of Paper-I

2017 123.65 123.65 111.55 109.54 38.31
2016 114 113 97 97 38
2015 111 110 95 95 38
2014 115 114 101 101
2013 107 106 90 91

Cut-off marks (Out of 450) in Paper I & II

Gen* OBC* SC* ST* EX-S**
2017 206 206 189 189 84
2016 188 187 167 166 80
2015 172 170 153 149 68
2014 190 190 180 174
2013 171 165 151 143

Important Instructions

  • The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria for the admission & the examination as well.
  • 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 satisfaction the prescribed eligibility conditions.
  • If on verification or at any time before/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 canceled by the Commission.

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