UPSC CAPF 2022: Exam Dates, Latest Notifications & Exam Calendar

UPSC CAPF 2022: Exam Dates, Latest Notifications & Exam Calendar
September 6, 2021
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The UPSC Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) refers to the body of seven security forces in India under the Ministry of Home Affairs authorization. This CAPF AC exam is conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). The seven security forces under CAPF are Assam Rifles (AR), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), National Security Guard (NSG), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Border Security Force (BSF).

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About CAPF Notification 2022

Union Public Service Commission will be releasing the CAPF Notification 2022 on 20th April 2022. The date of the CAPF (Central Armed Police Force) online exam is August 7th, 2022. Aspiring candidates can submit their CAPF application form by 10th May 2022. The candidates need to visit the official website of UPSC to fill the application form.


About CAPF Important Dates 2022

The UPSC CAPF AC 2021 Exam will be conducted in 4 Phases. Check, the CAPF 2022 Exam Dates.

Important events about the exam are listed in the following table:


Event Date
CAPF AC Notification 20TH April 2022
Online Application Start Date 20TH April 2022
Last Date To Apply 10TH May 2022
Admit Card July 2022
CAPF AC Exam Date  7TH August 2022
CAPF AC Result August 2022


CAPF AC Time-Table module is shown below:

The eligible candidates will be given an e-Admit card three weeks prior to commencement of the exam and the e-Admit card will be available on the UPSC official website UPSC HOME for downloading by candidates. No paper E-Admit Card will be sent by post.

The online exam conducted by UPSC will be held on 8th August 2021 and will comprise two papers. The detailed module is mentioned below:


7TH AUGUST 2021 10:00AM TO 12:00PM PAPER-I


7TH AUGUST 2021 02:00PM TO 05:00PM PAPER-II



The date of notification, date of exam, and duration of the exam may be changed if there is a need to be changed.


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Q. Is there any application fee for the CAPF AC exam?

Yes, the application fee is INR 200 (expect women and SC/ST candidates).


Q. Are there any age restrictions for the CAPF AC exam?

Yes, the lower limit of age is 20 years and the upper limit of age is 25 years.


Q. How many attempts are there for the CAPF AC exam?

There is no restriction on the number of attempts. However, the age limit has been mentioned for different categories. Candidates can apply for the CAPF AC exam until the upper age limit exceeds.


Q. Do questions repeat in the CAPF exam?

Yes, there are chances of a few questions being repeated from the previous years. Additionally, the candidates can find many similar questions if they solve previous year’s question papers.


Q. Is it easy to crack CAPF?

CAPF is a difficult exam, but with correct preparation and practice, the candidates should not find the exam too difficult.


Q. Is CAPF interview tough?

The CAPF interview is not very tough. If compared, the interview is much easier than the written exam.


Q. How difficult was CAPF 2020?

The difficulty level of CAPF 2020 was moderate.

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