CAPF Result

UPSC CAPF Result 2019-2020 is announced a few months after written exam by Union Public Service Commission. The result of UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant 2019 written exam can be checked at It indicates roll numbers, names of candidates shortlisted for PET/PST. Last time cut off of CAPF was 123.65 for general, 123.65 for PBC, 111.55 for SC, 109.54 for ST, 38.31 for Ex-S. Recruitment to 323 vacancies of Assistant Commandant (AC) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) that are BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, is on basis of written exam, PET/PST, and interview. Get here complete details of UPSC CAPF Result 2019 including date, cut off and other important information.

UPSC CAPF Result 2019

The result of UPSC CAPF 2019 is published as PDF file containing details of shortlisted candidates. Then marks of recommended candidates come separately. Also note that UPSC announces written exam result and final result one after another. Check schedule below to know all important dates of UPSC CAPF Result 2019.

UPSC CAPF 2019 Important Dates
Conduct of written exam 18 Aug 2019
Declaration of CAPF Result 2019 of written exam (expected) Nov 2019-Jan 2020
Qualified candidates can submit Detailed Application Form (expected) Jan 2020
Nodal agency to issue call letters for PET/PST by (expected) Feb 2020
Conduct of interviews (expected) Mar 2020
Declaration of CAPF 2019 final result (expected) Apr-Jun 2020
Candidates can check marks (expected) Jun-Jul 2020

Check Here: Candidates can check UPSC CAPF Result 2019 as per schedule at

Let us look at details of written exam and final result one by one.

UPSC CAPF Written Exam Result 2019

UPSC conducts a written exam as per syllabus of CAPF exam. On basis of performance in it, candidates are shortlisted for PET/PST. Last time 2934 candidates had qualified.

Date of declaration of CAPF Result 2019 can be anytime between Nov 2019-Jan 2020

The commission has not specified any date for declaration of CAPF 2019 result. And this is one thing that candidates would really like to know while waiting for result. Thus, we look at past year timelines to predict date for this year’s result.

CAPF 2018

Written exam held on August 12.
Result announced on January 10. That is 151 days after exam.
DAF filling from January 14 to 28.
Candidates got call letter for PET/PST by February 12.

CAPF 2017

Written exam held on July 23.
Result announced on October 18. That is 87 days after exam.
DAF filling from October 25 to November 13.
Candidates got call letter for PET/PST by November 27.

CAPF 2016

Written exam held on June 26.
Result announced on September 9. That is 75 days after exam.
DAF filling from September 14 to 30.
Candidates got call letter for PET/PST by October 3.

CAPF 2015

Written exam held on July 12.
Result announced on October 16. That is 96 days after exam.
DAF filling from October 19 to November 9.
Candidates got call letter for PET/PST by November 5.

Looking at the wide range of timelines, UPSC may declare CAPF Result 2019 anytime between 75 to 151 days after exam. Therefore date of declaration of UPSC CAPF Result 2019 can be any date between November 1, 2019, to January 16, 2020. However candidates may please note that the final decision on when CAPF result will be announced lies in the hands of UPSC only.

How to check UPSC CAPF Written Exam Result 2019?

Candidates can follow simple steps as you see below in order to check written exam result.

Step 1: Visit

Step 2: Scroll down. And click on written exam results link.

Step 3: If CAPF result recently came out, then its link will be available there. Click it.

Step 4: Download and open PDF file of written exam result of UPSC CAPF AC 2019. Go through it to find roll number.

Please note that roll numbers that you see in CAPF result refer to roll number you got in admit card of CAPF 2019.

Calculation of marks for CAPF Result

Candidates get marks as per final official answer key of CAPF 2019. However please note that UPSC issues this answer key only after final result. As per it, candidates get marks like this:

Paper I calculation of marks

  • You get +2 for every correct answer in Paper I
  • There is negative marking of 2/3 for every incorrect answer.
  • Also, there is negative marking of 2/3 for every answer that you mark more than once.

Paper II calculation of marks

  • You get marks as per marking scheme of individual question in Paper II.
  • There is no negative marking in it.

Besides answer key, UPSC also releases question paper of CAPF exam.

MHA appoints nodal authority to conduct PET/PST

Whereas the written exam is conducted by UPSC, PET/PST is conducted by nodal agency that MHA appoints that year.

  • Sashtra Seema Bal was appointed nodal agency in 2018.
  • Central Reserve Police Force was appointed nodal agency in 2017
  • Border Security Force was appointed nodal agency in 2016
  • Border Security Force was appointed nodal agency in 2015 also.

Ministry of Home Affairs appoints any one among Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Indo‐Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) as nodal agency for PET/PST.

Qualified candidates get PET/PST call letter from nodal agency

In order to appear in PET/PST, candidates need to obtain call letter. Call letter for them are issued by nodal agency. In case candidate does not get it within a fixed timeline, then he/she should contact nodal agency by phone / fax / email. They should also contact UPSC by letter or fax at once.

Qualified candidates must also register on website and fill DAF

After declaration of UPSC CAPF Result 2019, shortlisted candidates must also visit official website in order to register and fill detailed application form at During this, they must also submit requisite document. Availability of DAF on website shall only be for a limited period of time. Please note that DAF is separate from application form of CAPF 2019.

Candidates will also have to submit hard copy of DAF, and documents during PET/PST/MST. Some relevant documents are like proof of Date of Birth, Educational Qualification, Caste, Civilian Central Govt. Service Employee/Ex-servicemen, resident of J&K.

Qualified candidates must submit address change data after result of UPSC CAPF 2019

Another thing that qualified candidates need to do is to intimate change in address, if any, to nodal agency.

UPSC CAPF 2019 Final Result

For declaration of final result also, UPSC does not specify any date before hand. Its expected date is given in table above. As and when result is available, candidates can check CAPF Final Result 2019 at UPSC may also notify it through PIB.

Final result of UPSC CAPF 2019 is declared on basis of marks obtained in written exam as well as personality test and interview. Please note that PET/PST/MST are only qualifying in nature.

UPSC announces final result in form of PDF file containing roll numbers and names, in order of merit, of finally recommended candidates. Since this is in form of merit, therefore it is also referred to as CAPF Merit List 2019.

Important details in CAPF Final Result

  • Number of recommended candidates
  • Distribution of selected candidates category wuse
  • Final number of vacancies
  • Roll numbers of candidates whose candidature is provisional
  • Number of candidates in reserve list
  • Contact details
  • Final merit

UPSC CAPF Marksheet 2019 / Marks Obtained Check

Around 15 days after final result through around 60 days, marksheet and marks obtained by candidates are made available at Also, marks obtained by recommended candidates is published as a separate PDF file and this one stays for a longer period of time.

How to check marks?

  • Go to
  • Navigate to link available to check marks.
  • Enter roll number, date of birth.
  • Login to check marks.

Also, if anyone wants hard copy of marksheet, then they can request UPSC to do that. Candidates must provide self-addressed stamped envelope with this request. Also, they must send such request within 30 days of display of marks.

UPSC CAPF 2019 Selection Process

Selection of eligible candidates for UPSC CAPF AC is on basis of their performance in following:

  1. Written exam
  2. PET/PST
  3. Interview

Here is a brief description of each.

  1. Written Exam

It is a pen and paper based test comprising of two papers.

  • Paper I is General Ability and Intelligence with 125 MCQs of 250 marks
  • Paper II is General Studies, Essay and Comprehension with 6 subjective questions of 200 marks

In paper I, candidates get +2 for correct answers, and -2/3 for incorrect answer.

  1. PET/PST and Medical Test

Physical Efficiency Test: Candidates have to prove their physical mettle by undergoing all following activities.

Activity For Males For Females
100 m race In 16 seconds In 18 seconds
800 m race In 3 min 45 sec In 4 min 45 sec
Long jump 3.5 m (3 chances) 3 m (3 chances)
Shot put (7.26 Kg) 4.5 m

Physical Standards Test: Candidates must have following physical standards in order to qualify.

Physical Standards For Males For Females
Height 165 cm 157 cm
Chest 81 cm (unexpanded) (with 5 cm expansion) NA
Weight 50 kg 46 kg

Medical Standards: Candidates undergo a full medical checkup. A full list of diseases and defects are given on a page, and in front of it, ticks and crosses are put. Only if candidate adheres to medical standards, he/she is qualified. Click here to download Appendix V of UPSC CAPF 2019 information brochure to know all about PET PST MST.

  1. Interview

Only such candidates who qualify PET/PST are called for interview. It is of 150 marks. Those who get call for interview will also have to fill detailed application form in which they have to indicate preference for forces.

Final Selection is on basis of marks obtained in written exam as well as interview / personality test.


UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2019 is for following vacancies.

Name of force No. of vacancies
BSF 100
CRPF 108
SSB 66
Total 323

UPSC CAPF Cut Offs 2019

Union Public Service Commission fixes separate CAPF cut offs for Paper I, Paper I+II, Final (Written + Interview). CAPF 2019 Cut Off will be published after final result. In the meantime, candidates can check past year cut offs to get an idea.

2017 Cut Off

CAPF Cut Off

2016 Cut Off

UPSC CAPF Result 2019 Frequently Asked Questions

Qs 1. How can I check my UPSC CAPF Result 2019?

Ans 1. To check your CAPF result, go to and navigate to written results. Then click on Central Armed Police Forces result, if it is available then. Then click on link of result PDF file.

Qs 2. Does CAPF exam have negative marking?

Ans 2. Yes. There is negative marking of 2/3 for every incorrect answer in Paper I (General Ability and Intelligence). However there is no negative marking in Paper II (: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension).

Qs 3. How can I check my UPSC CAPF marks?

Ans 3. You can check marks obtained in UPSC CAPF exam around 15 days after final result. To do so, you have to visit and locate link to check marks for CAPF when it is available. Then you have to login with roll number and DOB.

Qs 4. Are Assistant Commandant gazetted officers?

Ans 4. Assistant Commandant is at par with rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DCP) and Indian Army Captain. CAPF AC is a Group a gazetted officer rank.

Qs 5. Do Assistant Commandant become IPS?

Ans 5. Indian Police Service are different from Central Armed Police Forces. Candidates get assigned to BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB and they remain in these forces.

UPSC CAPF Result Archives

Candidates can also check past year CAPF results here.




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