UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 Date, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus | Apply Online, 209 vacancy

UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 Date, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus | Apply Online, 209 vacancy

UPSC CAPF Exam 2020: UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) has announced the date of CAPF Exam 2020 for the recruitment of Assistant Commandants in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) are Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 Vacancy Details

Sl. No  Organization No of Vacancy
1 BSF 78
2 CRPF 13
3 CISF 69
4 ITBP 27
5 SSB 22
Total vacancy                                                                                     209

UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Educational Qualifications: A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India

Age: candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August, 2020, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1995 and not later than 1st August 2000
Relaxation: Age relaxation is applicable as per rules

For details eligibility criteria see the official advertisement, the link is given bottom

UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 Important Dates

Starting date of online application submission 18/08/2020
Last date of online application submission 07/09/2020
The online Applications can be withdrawn 14/09/2020 to 20/09/2020
Last Date for Payment of Fee (by cash) 06/09/2020
Last Date for Fee Payment (Online Mode) 07/09/2020
Date of Written Exam 20/12/2020

Application Fee: General Rs. 200/-

For Female/SC/ST: Nil

Payment Mode: At any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI

How to Apply: Candidates are required to apply online only by using the website https://www.

UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 Selection Procedure/Scheme

(i) Written Examination

Paper -I


(ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests

(iii) Interview/Personality Test

(iv) Final Selection / Merit

UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 Syllabus of the Written Exam

1. General Mental Ability: 
The questions will be designed to test the logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical
ability, and data interpretation.
2. General Science:
The questions will be set to test general awareness, scientific temper, comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science.
3. Current Events of National and International Importance:
The questions will test the candidates’ awareness of current events of national and international importance in the broad areas of culture, music, arts, literature, sports, governance, societal and developmental issues, industry, business, globalisation, and interplay among nations.
4. Indian Polity and Economy:
The questions shall aim to test candidates’ knowledge of the Country’s political system and the Constitution of India, social systems and public administration, economic development in India, regional and international security issues and human rights including its indicators.
5. History of India:
The questions will broadly cover the subject in its social, economic and political aspects. This shall also include the areas of growth of nationalism and freedom movement.
6. Indian and World Geography:
The questions shall cover the physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World

Paper-II: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension
Part-A – Essay questions which are to be answered in long narrative form either in Hindi or English totaling 80 Marks. The indicative topics are modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability.
Part-B – Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills – to be attempted in English only (Marks 120) – The topics are Comprehension passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing

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