UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2022 – The Union Public Service Commission releases the official UPSC CAPF syllabus 2022 PDF on the official website, upsc.gov.in. Candidates appearing for UPSC CAPF exam should start their preparation with detailed UPSC CAPF syllabus and exam pattern. This article will help the candidate in giving a clear understanding of the syllabus for both Paper I and Paper II of the UPSC CAPF exam. Paper I will be based on General Ability and Intelligence and Paper II is based on General Studies, Essay and Comprehension. Read the entire article to get to know more about the syllabus, exam pattern, weightage and mark distribution of UPSC CAPF 2022.
UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2022
Analyzing and understanding the syllabus of UPSC CAPF will act as an aid for the candidates in preparing for the examination better. The UPSC CAPF exam syllabus discusses the subjects based on which the examination will be held. The CAPF syllabus is a tool for the candidate which helps to predict expected questions. Given below is the syllabus for UPSC CAPF Examination Paper I and II.
Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence
- 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: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension
- Part A – modern Indian history & freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability
- Part B – Comprehension passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing
UPSC CAPF 2022 Exam Pattern
The candidates should be well informed about the UPSC CAPF exam pattern before appearing on the examination. Check out the UPSC CAPF 2022 exam pattern from below:
- Mode of exam : Offline
- Type of exam : MCQ format
- Duration of the exam : 2 hours for Paper I and 3 hours for Paper II
- Maximum marks : 250 marks for Paper I and 200 Marks Paper II
|Paper||Subject||Marks||Medium of Exam||Duration|
|Paper I||General Ability and Intelligence||250 Marks||Hindi and English||2 hours|
|Paper-II||General Studies, Essay, and comprehension||200 Marks|
(80 marks for Part A and 120 Marks for Part B)
About UPSC CAPF
UPSC Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) Exam-This exam is held by the Union Public Service Commission or UPSC. This is a competitive exam held for recruiting eligible candidates to several armed forces throughout India. The candidates selected through this exam will be recruited for the Assistant Commandant (AC) post in the forces. The UPSC CAPF contains a group of 7 Security Forces i.e., Assam Rifles (AR), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), National Security Guard (NSG), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Border Security Force (BSF) which comes under the Ministry of Home affairs.
UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2022 FAQs
Ans: Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.33 for incorrect answers in the objective based paper.
Ans: The total duration of UPSC CAPF exam is 5 hours.
Ans: The official syllabus will be present in the official notification of UPSC CAPF 2022.