CAPF 2017


CAPF 2017CAPF 2017: The Schedule of Central Armed Police Forces 2017 (Assistant Commandants) has been announced by the Union Public Service Commission. The official Notification for CAPF 2017 will be announced by the commission on April 12, 2017. The application process is expected to begin on the same day or one day later from the announcement of recruitment process. The recruitment process of CAPF is being conducted for selection of eligible candidates to various posts for different police forces like BSF, CRPF, ITBP and SSB all under Central Armed Police Force. The number of vacancies will be knows after the official notification has been released. All the candidates who are interested will have to ensure fulfillment of the required eligibility criteria specified for CAPF 2017 before they fill the application form. All eligible candidates will have to undergo a written examination followed by Physical Standards Test/ Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Standards Test.


Admit Card for written Examination of CAPF 2017 will be issued 3 weeks prior to the date of examination i.e. by last week of June 2017. The written exam is scheduled to be conducted on July 23, 2017. Candidates who qualify the written examination will appear for Physical Standards Test/Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Standards Tests and the candidates who qualify the second round will be eligible for Interview/Personality Test. Check Complete Details of CAPF 2017.

CAPF 2017 Important Dates

S. No. Events Dates
1 Release of Official Notification April 12, 2017
2 Commencement of Online Application Process April, 2017
3 Last date for Online Registration May 5, 2017
4 Payment of Application Fees April, 2017 – May 5, 2017
5 Admit Card for Written Exam Last week of June, 2017
6 Date of Written Examination July 23, 2017
7 Written Exam Result October, 2017
8 Interview/Personality Test December, 2017

CAPF 2017 – Key Features

  • Name of the Organization: Union Public Service Commission
  • Name of Examination: Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam
  • Name of Post: Assistant Commandants
  • Name of Departments: Border Security Force (BSF), Indo Tibetian Border Police (ITBP), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Shahastra Seema Bal (SSB).
  • Number of Vacancies: To be Notified

Eligibility Criteria CAPF 2017

Eligibility Criteria of CAPF 2017 is a set of mandatory conditions to be fulfilled by all the applicants at the time of form filling. Eligibility Criteria is a mix of conditions based on Nationality, Sex, Educational Qualifications, Physical Standards etc. All the candidates are required to fulfill the prescribed eligibility conditions else their applications will be rejected. Check the general eligibility criteria for CAPF 2017 as given below. Check complete details for CAPF Eligibility Criteria from the link above.

  • Only Indian citizens can apply
  • Both Male and Female aspirants are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants
  • Bachelor’s / Graduate degree from a recognized institute is an essential educational requirement
  • The age of the applicant should lie between 20 – 25 years as on 1st August 2016
  • Candidates will have to possess the minimum physical standards as to be specified in the official notification.

CAPF Application Form 2016

All the candidates interested to apply for recruitment process of Central Armed Police Forces 2017 by UPSC will have to fill the online application form. The Application Process of CAPF 2017 will begin in April, 2017. The last date for online registration is May 5, 2017. The link to fill the application form with all details of the application form has been given above. The application process is completely online and applications through any other mode will not be accepted. Applicants will have to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs.200/- to complete their applications.

CAPF Exam Centres 2017

Union Public Service will announce the complete list of exam centres to conduct the various levels of exam and tests of CAPF 2017. Candidates will have to provide their choice of exam centre while they fill the application form. Exam Centres will be allotted on first come first serve basis. Candidates will have to appear for their examination at the centre mentioned on their admit card. Check complete details of exam centres of CAPF 2017 from the link above.

CAPF Admit Card 2017

Candidates will need a e-admit card to appear for the written examination and other stages of the selection procedure. The admit card for CAPF 2017 will be made available 3 weeks before the date of the examination. The examination is scheduled for July 23, 2017 so the admit card is expected by last week of June 2017. Candidates can download the admit card and read all important details from the link hosted above. Only printed copy of the admit card will be accepted on the day of the examination. Admit card in the physical form will not be sent in any mode.

CAPF Exam Pattern 2017

The written examination will be comprised of two papers as follows:

  • General Ability and Intelligence: The paper will be objective based carrying multiple choice questions. The question paper will be bilingual – English and Hindi. Maximum marks – 250 marks

  • General Studies, Essay and Comprehension: Here, candidates will have the option of writing the Essay Component in English/Hindi, but the medium of Precise Writing, Comprehension and other language skills will be English only. Maximum marks – 200 marks.

CAPF Answer Key 2017

Candidates who will appear for the written exam of CAPF 2017 will need the answer key to evaluate their performance before the announcement of result. Answer Key will contain the correct responses to all the questions as asked in the exam. It will candidates to know their standing in the recruitment process. Check details of Answer Key for CAPF 2017 from the link given above.

CAPF Sample Papers 2017

All candidates should practice as much as possible before appearing for any exam. Sample Papers and Practice Papers are meant to help the candidates to practice all that they have studied and retain the same. Candidates can access the sample papers for written exam of CAPF 2017, also read details as how to solve them and benefits of sample papers from the link above.

CAPF Selection Procedure 2017

Selection of the candidates for the CAPF 2017 recruitment shall be done on the basis of the following: Written Examination, Physical and Medical Standards Tests and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Interview/ Personality Test. Aspirants should be able to qualify in all these stages, however, admission to them will be purely provisional.

CAPF Cutoff 2017

The Cutoff is the minimum score for each of the paper to be secured by the candidates for qualifying the exam. The cutoff is decided as per the discretion of the Commission; however, certain factors are taken into consideration while deciding the minimum cutoff marks.

CAPF Result 2017

The result for the CAPF 2017 written examination has been released by UPSC. All the qualified candidates will appear in the next selection round – Physical and Medical Standards Tests and Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Subsequently, the candidates qualifying the MST and PET/PST will be called to appear for Interview/ Personality Test.

The above information for CAPF 2017 is given on the basis of previous year notification. The complete details and updates will be provided after the release of official notification.

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