Rachit Kumar SaxenaManager-Editorial
UPSC CAPF 2022 result with names has been released by the Commission on October 31. The candidates need to check their roll numbers and names to check their result. The Commission released the result online only and the candidates need to check their result online only. The Commission conducted the UPSC CAPF exam 2022 on August 7 across the nation in the offline mode. The Commission selected 1,474 candidates for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Standard Test (PST). The PET/PST will be conducted by the designated authority in due course of time.
UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 exam was conducted on August 7 across the nation offline (pen and paper mode). UPSC released the question paper of the exam online on the same day. UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 exam notification was released online on April 20 for 253 vacancies in various Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). The highest number of vacancies were notified for Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB), the number of vacancies is 80. UPSC CAPF 2022 advertisement notified the eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern and the rules and procedures that will govern the recruitment process.
UPSC CAPF 2021 Update: UPSC CAPF (AC) interview schedule 2021 was released online. The candidates can check their interview dates and download the interview schedule.UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021 Detailed Application Form (DAF) has been released online on September 27. The candidates can fill out the DAF online only by October 9. The candidates need to scan their documents and upload them with the DAF as per the prescribed format. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the dates for the Physical Efficiency Test/Physical Standard Test (PST) soon. It will be conducted by the designated authority. UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 result for the written exam was released online on September 16.
- What is UPSC CAPF (AC)?
- UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 Result
- UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 Admit Card
- UPSC CAPF 2022 Exam Centre
- UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 Applications
- UPSC CAPF 2022 Eligibility Criteria
- UPSC CAPF 2022 Exam dates
- UPSC CAPF 2022 Selection Process
- Restriction on appearing in UPSC CAPF
- UPSC CAPF 2022 Tie-Breaking Principle
- UPSC CAPF 2022 FAQs
What is UPSC CAPF (AC)?
The full form of CAPF (AC) is - Central Armed Police Force (Assistant Commandant). CAPF is a competitive exam conducted by the UPSC to recruit candidates in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). CAPF (AC) exam provides the opportunity for a direct entry at the Assistant Commandant (AC) level in the paramilitary forces in India. The CAPF exam is conducted every year to recruit candidates for the said position in the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). Ministry of Home Affairs is the cadre controlling authority for the CAPF. Ministry of Home nominates the nodal authority for the physical and medical standard test (PST). The following forces recruit the candidates through this exam.
- Border Security Force (BSF)
- Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
- Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
- Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
- Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
CAPF (AC) 2022 Latest Update
- October 31: UPSC CAPF result 2022 (written) has been released. The candidates can check here UPSC CAPF 2022 Result
- October 07: UPSC CAPF (AC) interview schedule 2022 released. The candidates can check their UPSC CAPF (AC) interview dates 2022
- September 27: UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 DAF released. The candidates can see here steps to fill out UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 DAF
- September 16: UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 written exam result released. The candidates can check here the UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 Result
UPSC CAPF(AC) 2022 Exam Highlights
CAPF exam is a yearly affair and the exam highlights are given below:
|Exam Name||Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandant)|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|Geographical Scope||All India|
|Exam Frequency||Once in a year|
|Exam Stages||Written+Physical+Interview/Personality Test|
|Exam Language||English and Hindi|
UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 Result
The Commission released the UPSC CAPF result 2022 on October 31. The Commission conducted the exam on August 7, 2022. The candidates can see here the steps to check the UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 result.
UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 Admit Card
UPSC CAPF (AC) admit card 2022 was released on July 15. The official admit card was released online only and no physical admit card will be sent to any candidate. The admit card is an essential document required to appear in the exam. The candidates need to carry one government identity proof with the admit card to appear in the exam and establish their identity when asked for at the exam centre.
UPSC CAPF 2022 Exam Centre
The examination centres are allotted on the first apply first allot basis. So the candidates need to fill out the UPSC CAPF application as early as possible to get the desired centre.
See Here: UPSC CAPF Exam Centre List
UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 Applications
UPSC CAPF applications online were started on April 20. The candidates can apply online till May 10 in the online mode online. The candidates need to apply within the dates mentioned in the official notification. The official notification mentions the image specifications to be followed for the scanned images. The Commission will also provide the facility to withdraw the UPSC CAPF 2022 application from May 17 to 23.
UPSC CAPF 2022 Eligibility Criteria
UPSC describes the eligibility criteria for the CAPF exam in the official notification. The eligibility conditions for UPSC CAPF are explained below:
- The candidate must be a citizen of India.
- The candidates who are subject of Nepal and Bhutan are also allowed to apply in the exam.
- No other candidate can apply for the UPSC CAPF exam.
Age limit for CAPF 2022 Exam
The lower age limit for the CAPF exam is 20 years and the upper age limit is less than 25 years. The age is calculated from August 1 of the exam year. For appearing in the UPSC CAPF exam 2022, the candidates must have been born not earlier than August 2, 1997, and not later than August 1, 2002.
The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable.
|Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe||five years|
|Other Backward Classes||three years|
|Civilian Central Government Servants||five years Ex-Servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation.|
|Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from January 1, 1980 to December 31,
However, the total relaxation claimed on account of Government Service will be limited to five years.
Educational Qualification for UPSC CAPF 2022
As given in the official CAPF notification, "the candidate must hold a Bachelors degree from any recognised university"
The candidates who appear in the final year of their degree course can also apply for the exam but they have to produce the final year mark sheet of the qualifying exam with the detailed application form.
Possession of NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ Certificates:
The candidates having the NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ Certificate will be given preference at the time of the Interview. These qualifications will be given consideration at the time of the Interview/Personality Test only.
The UPSC CAPF notification prescribes the physical and medical standards in a very comprehensive manner. The important points related to the CAPF physical standards are given below. The minimum requirements for the candidate are as follows:
|Height||165 cm||157 cm|
|Chest(unexpanded)||81 cm (with 5 cm minimum expansion)||(Not applicable)|
|Weight||50 kg||46 kg|
|Near Vision||N6 (corrected)||N9 (corrected)|
Also Read: UPSC CAPF 2022 Syllabus
UPSC CAPF 2022 Exam dates
The UPSC CAPF exam dates define the exam process for the candidates. The candidates can plan their preparation according to the life cycle of the CAPF exam.
|UPSC CAPF 2022 notification||20-Apr-2022||UPSC released the CAPF (AC) 2022 notification was released online only|
|UPSC CAPF 2022 application start date||20-Apr-2022||UPSC activated the online application link for the CAPF 2022 application|
|UPSC CAPF 2022 application end date||10-May-2022||UPSC CAPF online application closed on this date. There was no facility for making any corrections in the application|
|UPSC CAPF 2022 application withdrawal facility||
|The candidates could withdraw their application within the prescribed date.|
|UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 admit card||
|CAPF (AC) admit card was released online.|
|UPSC CAPF (AC) written exam 2022||07-Aug-2022||The CAPF 2022 written exam was conducted in two sessions across the nation at designated UPSC exam centres|
|UPSC CAPF written exam result||
|The UPSC declared CAPF (AC) 2022 written exam results online only|
|UPSC CAPF Physical Standard/ Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Standard Test||
|The CAPF (AC) 2022 Physical/Medical exam will be conducted by an authority designated by UPSC. Every year CRPF conducts this exam.|
|UPSC CAPF Physical Test Result||January 2022 (Tentative)||The result will be declared to select the candidates for the UPSC CAPF Personality Test|
|UPSC Interview/personality test||February 2022 (Tentative)||The CAPF interview/personality test will be conducted at the UPSC office premises.|
|UPSC CAPF Final Result 2022||April 2022 (Tentative)||UPSC CAPF Result will be declared after the Personality Test|
UPSC CAPF 2022 Exam Pattern
The UPSC CAPF exam is a three-stage exam having only one written exam. The candidates need to go through the UPSC CAPF exam pattern to prepare well for the exam.
See Here: UPSC CAPF question papers
UPSC CAPF 2022 Selection Process
UPSC will issue the admit card to the candidates without fully scrutinising the application form and hence the candidature of the candidates remain provisional till the final result. The UPSC CAPF exam consists of three stages. All three stages are given below:
UPSC CAPF Exam Stage I - Written Exam - 450 marks
Stage I is the written examination. The written exam consists of two papers-
|Paper Name||Time Duration||Marks|
|Paper- I - General and Mental Ability||2 hours||250 marks|
|Paper-II - General Studies, Essay and Comprehension||3 Hours||200 marks|
Paper I will be the objective type question paper and paper II will be the conventional essay-type question paper having two parts.
UPSC CAPF Exam Stage II - Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests
The Physical Efficiency and Medical Standard test are only qualifying in nature. The candidates need to meet the standard prescribed in the CAPF notification.
After passing Stage I, the candidates need to undergo the Physical Efficiency and Medical Standard Test.
See Here: UPSC CAPF Cutoff
Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)
|100 Meters race||In 16 Seconds||In 18 seconds|
|800 Meters race||In 3 minutes 45 seconds||In 4 minutes 45 seconds|
|Long Jump||3.5 Meters (3 chances)||3.0 meters (3 chances)|
|Shot Put (7.26 Kgs)||4.5 Meters||-|
Pregnancy at the time of PET will be a disqualification and pregnant female candidates will be rejected.
UPSC CAPF Stage III: Interview/Personality Test - 150 marks
The candidates declared passed in the second stage of the CAPF exam, will be called for the interview/personality test. The interview/ personality test will be conducted on the UPSC premises in New Delhi. After the interview/personality test, the final result will be declared.
UPSC CAPF Preparation
The candidates should start preparing for the UPSC CAPF 2022 exam ( if not yet started). The syllabus is vast and the time is less. A proper strategy is required to prepare for the UPSC CAPF preparation. See here the important components for the UPSC CAPF preparation.
Restriction on appearing in UPSC CAPF
Any candidate who has been selected as the Assistant Commandant in any of the forces are restricted to apply again in the exam.
UPSC CAPF 2022 Tie-Breaking Principle
UPSC issued new guidelines for the tie-breaking resolution. The candidates having equal marks in the final aggregate total is called a tie situation and such a situation will be resolved based on the age of the candidate. It means that in the case of tie-breaking, the older candidate will be given preference in the rank.
Read Here: UPSC's new guidelines for tie-braking
UPSC CAPF 2022 FAQs
Q. Is the UPSC CAPF 2022 Result Released?
Q: Is the UPSC CAPF (AC) 2022 result declared?
Q. How many times the CAPF exam is conducted in a year?
Q. Is the Assistant Commandant a gazetted officer?
Q. How many attempts are there for UPSC CAPF?
Q. Is there any negative marking in UPSC CAPF exam?
Q. What is the exam cycle of the UPSC CAPF exam?
Q. Is there any descriptive paper in the UPSC CAPF Exam?
Q. Can females apply for the CAPF exam?
Q. Who conducts the Physical/Medical test in the UPSC CAPF exam?
Q. How many candidates apply in the UPSC CAPF exam?
Q. What is UPSC CAPF DAF?
Q. What is the Age limit for CAPF?
UPSC CAPF 2022 Contact Information
Union Public Service Commission
Shahjahan Road, New Delhi – 110069
011-23098543 / 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098591