CAPF 2017 Recruitment, Assistant Commandants (AC) Exam Details - Check Updates

CAPF 2017 AC Exam Details :

The Union Public Service Commission has released CAPF 2017 Notification and the last date to fill application form has been over that was 5th May 2017. All the candidates who have appeared in CAPF Recruitment 2017 examination, now waiting for the written exam result declaration. The Board has invited applications to recruit candidates for CAPF 2017 Assistant Commandants Posts.

Latest Updates - UPSC has conducted the CAPF AC examination on 23rd July 2017. CAPF AC Exam Result 2017 is declared on 18th October at
UPSC CAPF Exam Details

Candidates who have completed Bachelor’s Degree from a government recognized University are eligible to apply. CAPF One of the best career opportunity if you want to pursue the career in the Army. Suitable candidates who all are interested in Army Jobs or Central Government Jobs can apply for these posts before the last date. UPSC conducts CAPF AC recruitment for the Assistant Commandants post in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, and SSB. In this post, we will discuss the CAPF 2017 Recruitment Vacancy details, Eligibility Criteria, Application Procedure, Exam Dates, Exam pattern, syllabus, Selection procedure, etc.

About UPSC: The UPSC board founded on 1st October 1926 by the government of India (GOI). UPSC official website is where you can find all the relevant notification regarding CAPF 2017. The headquarters of the UPSC is in New Delhi, India. The present chairman of UPSC is Mr. David Reid Syiemlieh. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) board conducts various exams for Civil Services like IFS, NDA, CDS, IAS, IPRS, SCRA and more.

CAPF Recruitment 2017 Vacancy Details :

The job details of the CAPF 2017 notification are:

  • Name of the Organization :- Central Police Armed Forces ( CPAF)
  • Name of the Departments : - BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP and SSB
  • Name of the Examine body : - UPSC Board
  • Post Name :- Assistant Commandants
  • Vacant Post:- 179

(i) BSF - 28 Posts

(ii) CRPF - 65 Posts

(iii) CISF - 23 Posts

(iv) SSB - 63 Posts

Examination Centres: -

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CAPF 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

The eligibility criterion is the primary factor which considered in the recruitment. These criteria make sure whether you are eligible for the competitive examination or not. Before rolling into the application form let us check out the CAPF 2017 eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria


Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a government recognized Institute or university.


A citizen of India (mandatory)

Age Limit

Candidates must have age between 20 (lower age limit) and 25 (Upper age limit) as on 1st August 2017. Candidate must have been not born earlier than 2nd August, 1992 and not later than 1st August, 1997

Gender Eligibility

Male/Female both are eligible to apply for the posts of Assistant Commandant in CRPF, CISF, SSB, BSF.


The candidates must have to satisfy the medical standards made by the CAPF.

Note: - For the reserved category, there is an age relaxation. For more details, you can check reservation scheme on the official website. Candidates are advised to check UPSC CAPF Notification 2017 for Full Details.

CAPF 2017 Exam Date :

It is necessary to know the exam dates. To keep you update, we are sharing CAPF 2017 important dates with you all.



Starting Date of CAPF 2017 Application Form Submission

12th April 2017

Last date to Fill UPSC CAPF Application Form 2017

5th May 2017

CAPF 2017 AC Exam Date

23rd July 2017

CAPF 2017 Result Declaration Date

18th October 2017

PET and MST 

21st November 2017

*The dates are subject to change. The UPSC board have authority to change the tentative dates under any circumstances.

CAPF 2017 Application Form :

After the official announcement for UPSC CAPF Exam 2017 interested candidates is moving towards filling the Application form from the official website of UPSC. The CAPF application form will be available online, and the applicants have to apply in online mode. The last date of application form is 5th May 2017.

How to apply or fill CAPF 2017 Application Form?

  • Visit the official website of UPSC i.e.
  • Select the notice “CAPF 2017 application form” from the panel.
  • Fill the application form for CAPF recruitment 2017.
  • The application procedure split into two parts- Part I and Part II.
  • The applicants have to choose the post and then enter all the details that required.
  • After this part I registration applicants will provide a registration number & password.
  • Before clicking the submit button, revise the form carefully.

Check CAPF 2017 Notification - Click Here

UPSC CAPF 2017 Application Form/Online Registration - Apply Online (Last date 5th May 2017)

CAPF 2017 Application Fee :

To complete the application procedure, the candidates must have to pay Rs.200/- as application fee in the Part-2 of the application form, and the application fee exempted for female/SC/ST candidates. Fees can be paid in cash or through net banking. In net banking, the application fee can be paid through SBI or Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit card.


Requisite Fee

General/ OBC



fee exempted

CAPF 2017 Exam Pattern :

The exam pattern will help you in studying for CAPF 2017 recruitment. As we all know this exam is one of the hard to hit. To achieve success in the exam, you should have the rocketing and sound strategy, and for that, you must study the CAPF 2017 exam pattern.

The CAPF exam divides into two sections- Paper I and Paper II.



Consists of questions from General Ability & Intelligence

Consists of questions from General Studies, Essay & Comprehension

MCQ type questions

conventional/descriptive type questions

Total 125 questions of compulsory type

20 questions of compulsory type

Total marks will be 250

Total marks will be 200

Time duration 2 hours

Time duration 3 hours

*There is negative marking for wrong answers for any paper.

Paper I (General Ability & Intelligence)


Total Questions

Total Marks

General mental ability

125 questions

250 marks

Indian & world geography

General Science

History of India

Indian polity & economy

Current events of national & international importance

General mental ability

Paper II (General studies, essay & comprehension)




Precis writing



Report writing



Essay writing (approx. 800 words)



Question from comprehension & passage



Counter argument type questions



Other grammar questions


Total marks for the paper


CAPF 2017 Syllabus :


Exam Syllabus

General Studies

General Polity.

General Science.

Indian Constitution

Eminent Personalities.

Cultural Heritage.



History – India.

Current Events – National & International.

Indian National Movement.

Geography – India.

About India.

Science & Technology etc.

General Intelligence

Analysis and Ranking.

Arithmetical Reasoning.



Problem Solving.


Spatial Orientation.

Space Visualization Decision Making.

Coding and Decoding.

Relationship Concepts

Visual Memory.

Arithmetic Number Series.

Figural Classification.

Statement Conclusion etc.

English Writing

English Grammar

Sentence correction

Precise writing,


essay writing,

counter argument and so forth

CAPF 2017 Selection Procedure :

The selection process of CAPF AC is comprises of 3 stages-







Paper I

General Intelligence




2 hours

Paper II

General Studies, Essay & Comprehension (English)

Descriptive type



3 hours

Written examination: This exam is divided into two parts: Paper-1 and Paper-2.

  • Physical standards:


For Male

For Female


165 cms

157 cms


81 cms (86 cms expanded)



50 kg

46 kg

Pregnant female candidates is not allowed during PET.

  • Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)




100 mt. race

In 16 seconds

In 18 seconds

800 mt. race

In 3 minutes 45 seconds

In 4 minutes 45 seconds

Long Jump

3.5 mt. (3 chances)

3.0 mt. (3 chances)

Shot-put (7.26 kgs)

4.5 mt.


•  Personal interview: In this stage, the candidates selected by their personality and behavioural knowledge. This round is to test the character of the candidate. Those students who get shortlisted in the written examination followed by the medical test will get a chance for the interview round.

CAPF Admit Card 2017 :

The Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct written examination for CAPF Assistant commandant’s recruitment on 23rd July 2017. There are total 270 posts announced for Assistant Commandant in the Department of BSF, CRPF, SSB and ITBP. UPSC board has released UPSC CAPF Admit Card 2017 on the official website on 22nd June. After downloading the admit card, take a print out of the card because it is mandatory to bring e-admit card on the day of the exam at the examination center.  Candidates can download CAPF AC Admit Card 2017 till 23rd July before the examination.

CAPF Cut off 2017 :

The cutoff analysis for CAPF will get soon disclosed after the result declaration. The Cut off score is the least marks which is mandatory to secure in the exam. The marks is decided by the commission official to shortlist the most deserving candidates. If the aspirant gets fewer marks then the CAPF cutoff 2017, then he/she will not get qualified for the next round.  The UPSC board will upload the cut off marks for both Male & Female candidates. The UPSC CAPF cutoff score 2017 will get released only on the official website of UPSC board. The cut off marks will be different for all the recruitment stages.

CAPF Result 2017 :

Probably, the UPSC CAPF Result 2017 has been declared on 18th October 2017. The UPSC Board has conducted the exam for central armed police force on 23rd July 2017. This test is one of the reputed exams in the Indian society. The UPSC CAPF exam is an offline exam. The results have been updated by the board on the official website. You can Check CAPF AC Result 2017 from here, after the declaration.

CAPF Online Test Series 2017 :

Strong dedication is the best method to achieve success. We recommend you that if you want to get prepared for the exam, you should take online mock tests by that you can analyze yourself daily.  We will provide you CAPF online test series 2017 for the preparation of the exam. The test series will help you in numerous ways. By pursuing test series, you will get familiar with the different types of questions. We recommend all the students to take mock test weekly.

CAPF Previous Year Papers 2017 :

The Union Public Service Commission organize exam for assistant commandants in CAPF Central Armed Police Force annually. Practicing old question paper is good by this you will get familiar with a different set of questions. You can get an idea of the questions asked in the exam. You can check your time and speed by solving the question paper in the given time. The previous year question papers are easily obtainable on the internet. The more you will practice, more you will get success. Therefore it is recommended to practice CAPF previous year papers for the preparation of CAPF Recruitment 2017.

CAPF Preparation Tips :

Here in this post, we had provided you all the details regarding the CAPF 2017 Recruitment notification. This job prospect is the best opportunity to be a part of the renowned governmental organization of the country. We will advise you not to lose this chance. Prepare well and do well. We know this exam is challenging and tough but with confidence and hard work you can achieve it. Let us discuss the UPSC CAPF 2017 Preparation tips.

  • Do sleep sufficiently and eat well.
  • You have to be healthy if you are planning to do lots of hard work. Therefore eat healthy.
  • Good study content. Refer good books by which you can understand concepts well.
  • Practice more to increase speed and accuracy.
  • Stay Happy and Confident.
  • Manage your time so that you can cover all the syllabus.