Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced notification for the recruitment of Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Exam.This year, total No. of vacancies for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) recruitment's Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Exam posts is 159 Posts.

Those Candidates who are interested in the vacancy details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply Online.

How to Apply for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) , Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Exam Vacancies

Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website.

19 April 2021
Recruitment Board Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Post Name Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Exam
No. of Vacancies 159 Posts
Job Location Across India

Application Fee

  • Payment Mode: SBI by cash/ Net banking facility of State Bank of India/ Visa/ Master/ RuPay Credit/ Debit Card.
  • For General: Rs. 200/-
  • For SC/ ST/ Female: NIL

Post Details

Vacancy Details
Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Exam 2021
Post Name Total
BSF 35
SSB 01

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 20 Years
  • Maximum Age: 25 Years
  • Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.
  • 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.


  • Candidate should possess Bachelors Degree of a University.

Selection Process

The candidate has to go through the following stages to get selected for Assistant Commandant vacancies:
  1. Written Examination
  2. Physical test
  3. Interview

CAPF Exam Pattern- Stage 1

  • Paper I & II will be in bilingual language-Hindi & English, excluding English paper
  • Paper I is of 2 hours duration and Paper II is of 3 Hours duration
  • Paper- I will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with negative marking of 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer
  • Paper-II is of descriptive format
  • Paper-I is a qualifying stage; Paper-II will only be checked of those candidates who clear the Paper I
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
Total 450 marks

CAPF Stage II Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)

Events Males  Females
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

CAPF Stage III: Interview/Personality Test

  • The candidates declared passed in the second stage of the CAPF exam, will be called for the interview/personality test. The interview/ personality test for 150 marks will be conducted on the UPSC premises in New Delhi. After the interview/personality test, the final result will be declared.

Important Dates

  • Last Date to Apply: 05-05-2021


Important Links

Official Notification Click Here
Official Website https://www.upsc.gov.in/
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