CAPF 2017: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be conducting the exam for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (AC) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). The official notification for CAPF has been released by the commission on April 12, 2017.The written exam of CAPF recruitment will be conducted on July 23, 2017. The online CAPF 2017 application form has been made available from April 12 to May 5, 2017. A total of 179 vacancies has been released for recruitment of candidates in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). The CAPF 2017 recruitment process will be conducted in four phases – written exam, physical standards test/ physical efficiency test and medical standards test and interview/personality test. The admit for the CAPF 2017 written exam will be made available in the last week of June 2017. Read on to know the complete details of CAPF 2017 from the article below.
CAPF 2017 Important Dates
|1||Release of official notification||April 12, 2017|
|2||Commencement of online application process||April 12, 2017|
|3||Last date for online registration||May 5, 2017|
|4||Payment of application fees||April,12 2017 to 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|
Latest: CAPF 2017 official Notification- Check Here
CAPF 2017 Application form Released – Apply Here
Salient Features of CAPF 2017
- Name of exam: Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)
- Name of conducting authority: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
- Name of the post: Assistant Commandants
- Police forces included: BSF, CRPF and SSB
- Number of vacancies: 179
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.
|1||Nationality||Only Indian citizens can apply|
|2||Gender||Both male and female aspirants are eligible to apply for CAPF 2017|
|3||Educational Qualification||Bachelor’s / Graduate degree from a recognized institute is an essential educational requirement|
|4||Age Limit||The age of the applicant should lie between 20 – 25 years as on 1st August 2017|
All the candidates interested to apply for recruitment process of Central Armed Police Forces 2017 by UPSC are required to fill the application form online only. The application process of CAPF 2017 has started on April 12, 2017. The last date to apply for the exam is May 5, 2017. The link to apply online for CAPF recruitment has been given above. Applicants will have to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs.200/- to complete their applications.
UPSC has released 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 of CAPF 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.
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.
The written examination comprises 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.
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.
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.
Selection of candidates for 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.
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.
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.
CAPF 2017 Official notification
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.