UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment for 253 Post Notification Out, Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment Notification: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), has recently, published the notification for Central Armed Police Forces (ASSISTANT COMMANDANTS) Exam for the year 2022 at its website UPSC CAPF AC Exam is scheduled to be held on 07 August 2022 across the country. Candidates who are looking forward to appearing for this big exam can register for UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2022. It is to be noted, that the UPSC CAPG Application Link gets closed on 10 May 2022 at Both Male and Female Graduates who are not more than 25 years of age are eligible to apply for UPSC CAPF AC 2022 Recruitment.

This year, a total of 253 vacancies are available for recruitment to the post of Assistant Commandants (AC). Out of the total, 66 vacancies are available for Border Security Force (BSF), 29 vacancies are available for Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 62 vacancies under Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), 14 vacancies for Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and 82 for Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2022

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment : Exam Summary

Name of Exam Central Armed Police Forces
Conducting Body UPSC
Periodicity Annually
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online (CBT)
Exam Rounds 3 Stages (Written + PFT + Interview)
Exam Dates
  • Written Test: —–
  • PFT: —-
  • Interview: —–
Expected Candidates 2 lakhs approx.
Available Seats 253
Job Location Across India
Official Website
CAPF 2022 Notification 20th April 2022

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2022 Vacancy Details

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2022 Educational Qualification

The candidates should hold a Bachelor’s Degree

Age Limit: UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment

  • Minimum Age – 20 years
  • Maximum Age – 25 years

Application Fee: UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment

  • Female/SC/ST Candidates – No Fee
  • Other – Rs. 200/-
CAPF  2022Important Dates
CAPF  2022 Notification20th April 2022
Online Application Starts20th April 2022
Last Date to Apply10th May 2022

Steps to Apply for UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2022

  • Visit the official site of UPSC.
  • On the home page, check the News Events tab.
  • Then click on the CAPF AC 2022 Notification.
  • You will see the Apply Online button. Click here.
  • You will be redirected to a new page. Click on the New Registration button.
  • Fill in all the basic details on the registration form.
  • The application form is in two parts – Fill all the details in Part and pay the amount of the fee in Part II
  • Once the application form is filled and payment is done, the application process for the CAPF exam is complete.
  • Save the Application form for further updates.

Official Notification : Click Here to Download

BSF Recruitment 2022 – Apply Online for 90 Inspector, SI & Other Posts

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment Exam 2022

The candidates who successfully register for the exam will be called to appear for the exam on 07 August 2022 which will comprise two papers. Paper I will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon and Paper II will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment Exam Pattern 2022:

Paper 1: General Ability and Intelligence – 250 Marks. The questions in this paper will be of Objective (Multiple Answers) Type in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.

Paper 2: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension – 200 Marks. The candidates will b asked for writing the Essay Component in English/Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ language skills will be English only. 

UPSC CAPF AC Physical Exam 2022

Candidates who are declared qualified in the written examination will be called for Physical Standards (PST)/Physical Efficiency Tests (PET) and Medical Standards Tests. 



  • Men – 165 cm
  • Women – 157 cm


  • Men – 81 cm


  • Men – 50 Kg
  • Women – 46 Kg


100 Metre race

  • Male – 16 seconds
  • Female – 18 seconds

800 Metre race

  • Male – 3 minutes 45 second
  • Female – 4 minutes 45 second

Long Jump

  • Male – 3.5 Meters 3 chances
  • Femlae – 3.0 Meters 3 chances

Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.)

  • Male – 4.5 Meters
  • Female – NA

UPSC CAPF AC Interview 2022

Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests will be called for the Interview/Personality Test which contains 150 marks.

UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2022

CAPF Syllabus 2022 for Paper 1

  • 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

CAPF Syllabus 2022 for Paper 2

General Studies, Essay(English or Hindi), précis writing & Comprehension

Part A :  Essay questions Topics: Indian history especially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability. [80 marks]

Part B: Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills  [120 marks]


Q1. What are the posts available under this recruitment project for freshers ?

Ans. The post which will be available in this recruitment project is Assistant Commandants(Group-A).

Q2.  When will be the exam conducted?

Ans. The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held tentatively on 7th August 2022 and will comprise two papers.

Q3. Is there a criterion for negative marking?

Ans. There is a negative marking of ⅓ marks (0.33) for every wrong answer.

Q4. Will the exam be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?

Ans. Written Exam for CAPF (Assistant Commandants) will be conducted in offline mode.

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