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UPSC CAPF AC EXAM 2020

Important Dates for capf exam

Candidates can check the important exam dates of the CAPF AC 2020 from the table shared below:

Exam Events

Important Dates

CAPF AC 2020 Notification Release Date

To be notified soon

Start date of CAPF 2020 online registration

To be notified soon

Last date to apply online

To be notified soon

Release of Admit Card

To be notified soon

CAPF AC Exam Date 2020

09 August 2020 (Tentative)

CAPF 2020 Result Date

To be notified soon



CAPF AC EXAM Application Form 2020

CAPF 2020 Application form link will be activated after the release of official CAPF Notification by UPSC. Candidates interested and found themselves eligible can fill up the CAPF AC 2020 Application Form within 30 days of the release of notification.

Steps to Apply Online for CAPF 2020

Make sure you follow the below-given steps in order to submit your CAPF AC application form without any hassle:

  •   Visit the official website of CAPF
  •   Click the Apply Online link on the home page.
  •   A new tab, showing up the application form will appear.
  •   Fill up the application form with correct details.
  •   Place a photograph and signature image as per the required dimensions.
  •   Now submit the application form.
  •   Pay the application fee as per your category.
  •   Don't forget to take a print out of the application form for future reference.

CAPF AC Application Fee

Category

Fees

General/OBC

₹ 200/-

SC/ST

Nil

Female Candidate

Nil



CAPF AC Vacancy 2020

Here are the vacancy details of Assistant Commandants (Group A) profile in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF):

Department

Number of Vacancies

BSF (Border Security Force)

To be notified soon

CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)

To be notified soon

CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)

To be notified soon

ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police)

To be notified soon

SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal)

To be notified soon

Total

To be notified soon


CAPF AC Eligibility Criteria

Both male and female candidates can fill up the application form for this exam. In order to apply for the exam of CAPF Assistant Commandant, the candidates must fulfill the under mentioned eligibility criteria:

  •   Nationality: The candidate applying for the exam must be a citizen of India.
  •   Age Limit: The age of the candidate must not be less than 20 years and must not be more than 25 years.
  •   Educational Qualification: The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.

Selection Process of CAPF AC

The CAPF Assistant Commandant 2020 recruitment process comprises of following stages:

Stage I: Written Exam (PAPER 1 + PAPER 2)

Stage II: Physical Efficiency Test (PHYSICAL + MEDICAL)

Stage III: Interview/ Personality Test

Stage IV: Final Selection/ Merit List

CAPF Salary

One of the most common queries among the students is regarding the salary structure of the Assistant Commandant in Central Armed Police Force. So, below we have discussed the detailed salary structure of the Assistant Commandant in CAPF (AC) is a Grade A officer under the Ministry of Home Affairs along with the allowances offered during his service:

A person who is selected for CAPF (AC) has a choice to select any one of the force:

1.   Border Security Force

2.   Central Reserve Police Force

3.   Central Industrial Security Force

4.   Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force

5.   Sashastra Seema Bal

CAPF AC Salary Structure:

The Salary structure for CAPF (AC) according to the 7th Pay commission is shown below:

Rank

Pay Scale (Basic Pay)

Pay Band

Director-General

Rs. 2,25,000

Apex Fixed

Additional Director General

Rs. 1,82,200 - Rs. 2,24,100

HAG

Inspector General

Rs. 1,44,000 - Rs. 2,18,000

Pay Band - 4

Deputy Inspector General

Rs. 1,31,000 - Rs. 2,16,600

Pay Band - 4

Sr. Commandant

Rs. 1,23,000 - Rs.2,15,900

Pay Band - 4

Commandant

Rs. 78,800 - Rs. 2,09,200

Pay Band - 3

Deputy Commandant

Rs. 67,700 - Rs. 2,08,700

Pay Band - 3

Assistant Commandant

Rs. 56,100 - Rs. 1,77,500

Pay Band - 3


In addition to this, there is are various allowances:

  •   Dearness Allowance
  •   Ration Money
  •   House Rent Allowance
  •   Transport Allowance
  •   Special Duty Allowance
  •   Dress Allowance
  •   Medical Allowance
  •   Hardship Allowance

Central Armed Police Force

Ranks of Indian Army

Ranks of Indian Navy

Ranks of Indian Air Force

Director General (Apex Scale of the Indian Police Service)

Lieutenant General GOC in C's Scale)

Vice Admiral(FOC-in-C's Scale)

Air Marshal (AOC-in-C's Scale)

Additional Director General (ADG)

Lieutenant General(HAG)

Vice Admiral(HAG)

Air Marshal(HAG)

Inspector General (IG)

Major General

Rear Admiral

Air Vice-Marshal

Deputy Inspector General (DIG)

Brigadier

Commodore

Air Commodore

Commandant

Colonel

Captain

Group Captain

Second-in-Command

Lieutenant Colonel

Commander

Wing Commander

Deputy Commandant

Major

Lieutenant Commander

Squadron Leader

Assistant Commandant

Captain

Lieutenant

Flight Lieutenant


 

CAPF Assistant commandant Exam Pattern

The CAPF written exam consists of 2 papers, the details of which are shared below:

Exam

Type

Subject

Questions

Marks

Time

Paper I

Objective

General Ability & Intelligence

125

250 Marks

120 Min

Paper-II

Descriptive

General Studies, Essay & Comprehension

6

200 Marks

180 Min



The CAPF paper I is objective type & consists of 125 questions.

  •   2 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  •   Also, 1/3rd marks allotted to the question (i.e. 0.667) will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  •   However, Paper-II is of only qualifying nature but will only be evaluated after the clearance of Paper I cut-off.

CAPF AC Syllabus

The CAPF (AC) Paper 1 is an objective test based on questions of general ability and intelligence. Paper 2 is descriptive and includes reading understanding, essay, precise writing, etc. Let us discuss the syllabus of these two papers:

Paper

Subject

Syllabus

Paper - I

General Mental Ability

It covers logical reasoning, quantitative ability including numerical ability and interpretation of data.

General Science

It includes general awareness, scientific temper, understanding and appreciation of everyday observation scientific phenomena including new areas such as information technology, biotechnology, environmental science.

Current Events of National & International Importance

This includes awareness of current events of national and international importance in the broad fields of culture, music, arts, literature, sports, governance, issues of societal and development, industry, business, globalization and interplay between nations

Indian Polity & Economy

This includes India's political system and constitution, social systems and public administration, India's economic development, security issue, human rights, including its indicators

Indian History

It includes the areas of nationalism growth and movement for freedom.

Indian & World Geography

It will cover India and the world's physical, social and economic aspects of geography.

Paper - II

Essay

It covers topics of modern Indian history, in particular, freedom struggle, geography, politics and economy, knowledge of issues of security and human rights, and analytical ability.

Comprehension, précis writing & language skills

The topics are Reading Comprehension, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing.



After Clearing the written exam, candidates are shortlisted for a Physical Efficiency Test (PET). The details are below:

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

The Physical Efficiency Test (PET) consists of the following Tests:

Test

Male

Female

100 Meters Race

16 Seconds

18 Seconds

800 Meters Race

3 Min 45 Sec

4 Min 45 Sec

Long Jump

3.5 Meters (3 Chances)

3.0 Meters (3 Chances)

Shot Put (7.26 Kgs)

4.5 Meters

-



Note: - All the above tests are necessary and are of qualifying nature.

After clearing the Physical Tests, the selected candidates are shortlisted for Medical Review. The candidates who qualify medical standards are then selected for Personal Interview. The details are shared below:

Interview/Personality Test:

Candidates declared qualified in the Medical Standard Tests will be called upon by the Union Public Service Commission to conduct an interview/personality test.

Candidates who are declared medically unfit but permitted to appear before for a "Review Medical Board" will be called for interview/personality tests.

The Total weightage for the Personality Test is 150 Marks.

Final Merit List: The Final Merit List drawn will be on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in the written examination and Interview.

Books for CAPF (AC) 2020

The syllabus of CAPF (AC) exam is vast, especially of the General Awareness subject. There is no specific book for CAPF (AC) exam so one needs to study from various sources. Here is a comprehensive list of books for all the CAPF aspirants which will help you cover the detailed syllabus:

Subject

Books

Reasoning

Manohar Pandey, RS Aggarwal

General Science

NCERT / AVKS CAPF BOOKS

Political Science

Laxmikant / AVKS CAPF BOOKS

Modern History

Spectrum / AVKS CAPF BOOKS

Ancient History &Medival History

Old NCERT (Ancient History by RS Sharma; Medieval History -Satish Chandra)

Economics

NCERT

Geography

New NCERT / AVKS CAPF BOOKS

English (for Paper II)

Objective English - RS Aggarwal

Quantitative Aptitude

Arun Sharma

Current Affairs

AVKS BOOK


 

FOR CAPF Assistant commandant PAPER 2 EXAM YOU CAN REFER AVKS PAPER 2 BOOK