UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam 2023 Notification and Dates

 

UPSC announces Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination 2023 for 322 Posts, Apply now

 

 
 

UPSC CAPF (ACs) Exam 2023 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a notification for recruitment of Central Armed Police Forces – Assistant Commandants (UPSC CAPF AC) Exam 2023. Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Commandants in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
 
A total of 322 vacancies for Assistant Commandants post has been announced by UPSC. All the candidates who have passed the CPF AC Written Examination can apply online for DAF from 16 May 2023 to 23d May 2023.

 

UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam 2023

 

UPSC CAPF 2023 Vacancy Details

  • Assistant Commandants in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) :
  • BSF – 86
  • CRPF – 55
  • CISF – 91
  • ITBP – 60
  • SSB – 30
  • Total – 322 Posts

 

Important Dates

  • Last Date to Apply Online: 16th May  2023 till 18.00 Hours
  • Online Applications can be withdrawn from: 17th May to 23rd May 2023 till 06:00 PM

 

Eligibility Criteria

Nationality

  • No person who is not a citizen of India shall, except with the consent of the Central Govt. signified in writing be appointed or employed under these Rules.
  • Provided that nothing contained in these rules shall debar the appointment, enrolment or employment of a subject of Nepal or Bhutan under these Rules.

Sex

  • Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants.

Age Limits

  • A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and should not exceed the age of 25 years on 1st August, 2023 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1997 and not later than 1st August, 2002.
  • The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable-
    • Up to a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe;
    • Up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates;
    • Up to a maximum of five years for Civilian Central Government Servants in accordance with the existing instructions of the Central Government. Ex-servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation. However the total relaxation claimed on account of Government Service will be limited to five years.

Note

  • Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the OBC who are also covered under any other clause of Para 3(III)(b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Civilian Central Govt. Servants/Ex-Servicemen, will be eligible
  • The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ex-servicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Service and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time and the decision on the issue of the eligibility of ex-servicemen shall be governed by the decision taken by the DoP&T on the communication of the UPSC
  • The term “Civilian Central Govt. Servants” in Para 3(b)(iii) above will apply to persons who are defined as “Government Servants” in the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965 as amended from time to time

Educational Qualification

  • A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification
  • Candidates should have a passed Degree or equivalent from a recognized Board/ University/ Institution.

Sex

  • Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants.

 

Age Limits

  1. A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August, 2023, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1998 and not later than 1st August, 2003.
  2. The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable

 

Application Process

  • Candidates are required to apply online only by using the website https://www.upsconline.nic.in
  • Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form have been given in Appendix-II. Detailed instructions are available on the above mentioned website.
  • It is advised that the candidates keep a valid and active email id and contact no. throughout the UPSC CAPF Recruitment Process to receive all the updates related to it. The Steps to apply online for the UPSC CAPF ADF 2023 Exam will comprise of two stages:
  • Registration/Login/The steps to apply online is given below

Part-I Registration

  • Click on the upsconline.nic.in or upsc.gov.in.
  • Click on the Apply link given on the page. A registration link will open up in the new window.
  • Click on New Registration in the application window.
  • Provide personal credentials like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, etc.
  • Click on the submit button to the completed online registration form.
  • After the Registration, a Registration ID and a password will be sent to your mobile no. and email id.

Part-II Registration

  • Login with the provided Registration ID, date of birth, and password to complete registration for UPSC CAPF AC 2023
  • Upload the photograph and signature.
  • The candidates will then be required to verify the details. Preview and verify the application form carefully.
  • Lastly, pay the required application fee online.
  • Take out a print out of the application form for future use.

 

Selection Process

  • The candidates will be selected through the following four stages of Exam:

Written Exam

  • The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will comprise two papers: (Paper I – 2 Hours duration and Paper-II- 3 Hours duration)
  • Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests
  • Interview/Personality Test
  • Final Selection / Merit

Physical Efficiency Test

  • Candidates who are declared qualified in the written exam will be summoned for Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests. The criteria for the Physical Efficiency Test is given below.
TestMenWomen
100 Metre race16 Seconds18 Seconds
800 Metre race3 minutes 45 second4 minutes 45 second
Long Jump3.5 Meters 3 chances)3.0 Meters 3 chances)
Shot Put 4.5 Meters (7.26 Kgs.)

 

UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern

  • The Exam Pattern for the UPSC CAPF 2023 Assistant Commandants is given below:
Paper NameQuestion TypeMarksTime
Paper 1 – General Ability & IntelligenceMultiple Choice Questions2502 Hours
Paper 2 – General Studies, Essay & ComprehensionDescriptive Type Questions2003 Hours

 

  • In this paper candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Précis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ Language Skills will be English only.
  • There will be negative marking of 1/3 marks in Paper 1
  • Paper-I is a qualifying in nature for Paper 2 

 

Exam Centre

  • Ahmedabad; Jammu; Bengaluru; ;Kolkata; Bhopal; Lucknow; Chandigarh; Mumbai; Chennai; Patna; Cuttack; Prayagraj (Allahabad); Delhi; Shillong; Dispur; Shimla; Hyderabad; Thiruvananthapuram; Jaipur;

 

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

 

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