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).
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.
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:
|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|
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:
|DATE & DAY||TIME||SUBJECT|
|7TH AUGUST 2021||10:00AM TO 12:00PM||PAPER-I GENERAL ABILITY & INTELLIGENCE- 250 MARKS|
|7TH AUGUST 2021||02:00PM TO 05:00PM||PAPER-II GENERAL STUDIES, ESSAY, & COMPREHENSION -200 MARKS|
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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Yes, the application fee is INR 200 (expect women and SC/ST candidates).
Yes, the lower limit of age is 20 years and the upper limit of age is 25 years.
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.
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.
CAPF is a difficult exam, but with correct preparation and practice, the candidates should not find the exam too difficult.
The CAPF interview is not very tough. If compared, the interview is much easier than the written exam.
The difficulty level of CAPF 2020 was moderate.