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UPSC CAPF 2018 Recruitment, Application Form, 398 Posts, Check CAPF AC Exam Details

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Recruitment

The UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Notification has been released on 25th April by the Union Public Service Commission. This year total 398 vacancies are released for Assistant Commandants (ACs) Posts in the Central Armed Police Forces. CAPF AC exam will be held on 12th August 2018. Candidates can fill CAPF Application Form 2018 till 21st May to get a job in UPSC department as Assistant Commandants and they already started their preparation. All the candidates who want to apply online for CAPF Recruitment 2018 will have to check below all required details for CAPF 2018 Assistant Commandants Posts.

Latest Update: The UPSC has been rejected the application form of some candidates due to not paying the application fee. Candidates can Appeal against rejection, if any, may be made within 10 days along with the documentary evidence by speed post OR by hand to UPSC if they have paid the Exam fee. Appeal against such rejection should be received in the Commission’s office latest by 07.06.2018.

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018 Details:

Examination Name

CAPF Recruitment 2018

Organized by

Union Public Service Commission

Exam Mode


Name of Posts

Assistant Commandants (ACs)

Total Number of Vacancies


Apply Mode


Official Website

Important Dates:

CAPF AC Notification 2018

25th April

CAPF 2018 Starting Date

25th April

CAPF Online Form 2018 Last Date

21st May

Last Date to Pay Fee

21st May

CAPF AC Exam Date 2018

12th August 2018

CAPF AC Admit Card

Last Week of July 2018

CAPF AC 2018 Result

Update Soon

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

Bachelor’s Degree From a Recognized University

Age Limit:

Minimum Age- 20 Years

Maximum Age- 25 Years

Application Fee

General / OBC

Rs. 200/-


Fee Exempted

Selection Process

Phase I

Written Examination

Phase II

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) / Medical Standard Test

Phase III

Personal Interview

Important Links

UPSC CAPF AC Admit Card 2018

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Check UPSC CAPF Notification 2018

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UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Apply Online

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CAPF Previous Year Paper

General Studies

Essay and Comprehension


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We have mentioned all the required details such as CAPF AC 2018 Recruitment, Vacancy Details, Educational Qualification, Age Limit, How to fill Application Form, Exam Dates, Exam pattern, Syllabus, Selection procedure, etc.

Applicants who are eligible according to the eligibility criteria can apply for CAPF AC 2018 exam, this is one of the bests career opportunity if you want to pursue the career in the Army. Suitable applicants 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.

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 2018. 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 like IFS, NDA, CDS, IAS, IPRS, SCRA and more.

CAPF AC 2018 Vacancy Details :

As we know, the CAPF 2018 Recruitment Notification has been released on 25th April and 398 vacancies has been announced this year in the department of BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, and SSB. We have provided some basic details about the CAPF AC 2018 Vacancy, which is helpful for candidates.

  • Name of the Organization:- UPSC 
  • Examination Name: - CAPF (ACs) 2018
  • Post's Name:- Assistant Commandants (ACs)
  • Total Number of Vacancies:- 398

CAPF 2018 Vacancy Details

Name of Department

Number of Vacancies











CAPF 2018 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 filling the CAPF 2018 application form, candidates are suggested to check eligibility criteria carefully.

Eligibility Criteria for CAPF AC Exam 2018

Educational Qualification

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


A citizen of India (mandatory)

Age Limit

Candidates age should be between 20 to 25 years as on 1st August 2018. Candidate must have been not born earlier than 2nd August 1993 and not later than 1st August 1998.

Gender Eligibility

Male/Female both are eligible to apply for the posts of Assistant Commandant.


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

Note: - Age relaxation will be applicable as per the govt rules for reserved category candidates. For more details, candidates will have to wait till notification declaration.

CAPF Application Form 2018 :

After the release of UPSC CAPF 2018 Recruitment, interested candidates will move to fill the CAPF 2018 Application From to apply online. However, as you know if you are not eligible as per the required educational qualification, age limit, and other needed eligibility criteria, then you will not able to apply for CAPR AC 2018 examination. Thus, before filling the CAPF AC Online From 2018 must ensure the eligibility criteria. The CAPF AC application form has been released online on the official website of UPSC, and candidates are able to apply online till 21st May 2018. Once read the below mentioned steps to apply online.

How to fill CAPF 2018 Application Form?

  • Visit the official website of UPSC i.e.
  • Check the recruitment section and read the advertisement
  • Click on the Apply online
  • A new window will be open 
  • Click on the CAPF AC Application Form 2018
  • The application procedure will be divided into two parts - Part I and Part II
  • You have to complete Part-I and Part-II registration process 
  • Pay the Application fee on or before the last date
  • Submit the online form and do not forget to 

CAPF AC 2018 Application Fee :

To complete the application procedure, the candidates must have to pay Rs. 200/- as application fee in the Part-2 registration, 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.


Application Fee




fee exempted

CAPF AC 2018 Exam Pattern :

The exam pattern will help you to know how many questions will be asked in the examination and how many marks you will have to obtain to clear the CAPF AC Exam 2018. 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 2018 AC Exam Pattern.

The CAPF AC 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

Note: There is negative marking for wrong answers for any paper.

CAPF AC Paper I Exam Pattern 2018


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

CAPF AC Paper II Exam Pattern 2018




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 AC 2018 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 AC 2018 Selection Procedure :

Candidates selection will be based on the three stages 

  1. Written Test – Paper I & Paper II
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) / Medical Standards Test
  3. Personal Interview

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







Paper I

General Intelligence




2 hours

Paper II

General Studies, Essay & Comprehension (English)

Descriptive type



3 hours

Physical Standards


For Male

For Female


165 cms

157 cms


81 cms (86 cms expanded)



50 kg

46 kg

Note: Pregnant female candidates are 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 behavioral 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 AC Admit Card 2018 :

The Union Public Service Commission is set to conduct CAPF Assistant commandants written examination on 12th August 2018. Total 398 vacancies is announced for Assistant Commandant posts in the department of BSF, CRPF, SSB and ITBP. UPSC has released CAPF Admit Card 2018. 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 are able to download CAPF AC Admit Card 2018 till the examination date from the official website.

CAPF AC Cut off 2018 :

The cutoff for CAPF AC exam will be published after the result declaration. The Cut off score is the least marks which are mandatory to secure in the exam. The marks are decided by the commission official to shortlist the most deserving candidates. If the aspirant gets fewer marks then the CAPF Cutoff 2018, 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 Marks 2018 will be released only on the official website of UPSC board. The cut off marks will be different for all the recruitment stages.

CAPF AC Result 2018 :

Probably, the UPSC CAPF Result 2018 is expected to be declared online in October 2018. The commission will conduct the exam for Central Armed Police Force on 12th August 2018. This test is one of the reputed exams in the Indian society. The results will be announced by the commission on the official website. You will be able to check CAPF AC Result 2018 from here, after the declaration.

CAPF Previous Year Papers :

The Union Public Service Commission organizes 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 AC 2018.

CAPF AC Preparation Tips :

Here in this post, we have provided all the details regarding CAPF 2018 exam. This 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 UPSC CAPF AC 2018 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.
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