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UPSC CAPF Notification 2023 Out

UPSC CAPF AC Notification 2023 Out Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published an official notification for UPSC CAPF Notification 2023 on the official website for filling up 322 vacancies for the post of Assistant Commandants (AC) in the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) including the BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, etc. The online application link is active from 26th April 2023 and the last date for application is 16th May 2023. Candidates must read more details mentioned below for UPSC CAPF Notification 2023.


The UPSC CAPF 2023 has been released for the recruitment of Central Armed Police Forces(CAPF) Assistant Commandants(Group A) in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on the official website. Read the complete article to get full details about UPSC CAPF 2023.

UPSC CAPF 2023 Notification: Overview

Candidates can check the UPSC CAPF AC Notification 2023 Overview tabulated below.

UPSC CAPF 2023 Notification
Recruitment Organization Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Post Name Assistant Commandant (AC)
Vacancies 322
Job Location All Over India
Apply Online Start Date 26th April 2023
Last Date to Apply 16th May 2023
Mode of Apply Online
Category Govt Jobs 2023
Official Website upsc.gov.in

UPSC CAPF 2023 Notification PDF

UPSC CAPF Notification 2023 PDF is released on the official website of UPSC. The candidates interested in this vacancy must go through the detailed notification pdf before applying online. The UPSC CAPF 2023 notification pdf includes all the details of the recruitment. The direct links to download the notification pdf of UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2023 are provided here. You can follow the below link to download the detailed notification pdf.

UPSC CAPF Notification 2023 PDF

UPSC CAPF Notification 2023: Vacancy Details

The no. of vacancies released through UPSC CAPF Notification 2023 is mentioned below.

Post Name Vacancy
Assistant Commandant (AC) 322 (BSF-86, CRPF-55, CISF-91, ITBP-60, SSB-30)

UPSC CAPF Notification 2023 Apply Online

The online application link for UPSC CAPF 2023 is active from 26th April 2023. The candidates must apply online before 16th May 2023 to avoid the last-minute hassle. We have provided the UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2023 application link below.

UPSC CAPF Apply Online 2023 Link (Link Active)

UPSC CAPF Notification 2023: Important Dates

The applicants must check all the important dates related to UPSC CAPF Notification 2023. The key dates of UPSC CAPF 2023 are given below.

Events Dates
Apply Start 26th April 2023
Last Date to Apply 16th May 2023
Written Examination 6th August 2023
PET October 2023

UPSC CAPF Exam Date 2023

The recruitment board has released the UPSC CAPF Exam Date 2023 on the official website. The written examination for UPSC CAPF Recruitment will be conducted on 6th August 2023. Candidates can expect the release of the UPSC CAPF Admit Card 10 to 15 days prior to the examination.

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2023: Educational Qualification

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from any Government recognized University or Deemed to be University.

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UPSC CAPF Notification 2023: Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 25 years

Age will be calculated as on 1st August 2023, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1998 and not later than 1st August 2003. The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable for the following categories.

Category Relaxation
Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe five 5 years
Other Backward Classes 3 years
Civilian Central Government Servants 5 years Ex-Servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation.
Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from January 1, 1980, to December 31,1989 5 years

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2023: Selection Process

The UPSC CAPF 2023 Selection Process consists of three stages: the Written Exam, Physical Test, and Interview/ Personality Test. Candidates must crack all three stages of the selection process to be recruited

  • Stage 1:Written Exam
  • Stage 2: Physical Test
  • Stage3: Interview/ Personality Test

UPSC CAPF Notification 2023:Syllabus

The detailed UPSC CAPF Syllabus for Paper-1 and Paper-2 is provided below :

Particular Subject Topics
Paper -1 General Mental Ability
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Numerical ability
  • Data Interpretation
General Science
  • General Awareness
  • Scientific Temper
  • Comprehension & Appreciation of Scientific Phenomena
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Science
Indian Polity
  • Indian political system
  • Constitution of India
  • Social systems and public administration
  • Economic development in India
  • Regional and international security issues
  • Human rights & its indicators
Current Affairs
  • Culture
  • Music
  • Arts
  • Literature
  • Sports
  • Governance
  • Societal and Developmental Issues
Indian History
  • Indian History, Culture, and Civilization
  • Freedom Movement in India
  • Indian Constitution and Administration
  • Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India
  • Panchayati Raj
Indian and world geography
  • Earth
  • Latitudes and Longitudes
  • Concept of time
  • Movements of Earth and their effects
  • Origin of Earth
  • Rocks and their classification
  • Weathering
  • Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  • Ocean Currents and Tides
  • The atmosphere and its composition
  • Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure
  • Planetary Winds
  • Cyclones and Anti-cyclones
Paper-2  Part-A General Studies
  • Modern Indian History
  • Freedom Struggle
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • Economy
  • Security
  • Human Rights
  • Analytical Ability
 Part-B Essay and Comprehension
  • Comprehensions
  • Communications/language skills
  • Developing counter arguments
  • Simple grammar etc

UPSC CAPF Notification 2023: Exam Pattern

Paper Name Type of questions Marks Time Duration
Paper-I – General and Mental Ability Objective Type 250 marks 2 hours
Paper-II – General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension Descriptive 200 marks 3 Hours
Total   450 marks

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

After passing Stage I, the candidates need to undergo the Physical Efficiency and Medical Standard Test. The Physical Efficiency and Medical Standard test are only qualifying in nature. The candidates need to meet the standard prescribed in the CAPF notification.

Test Men Women
100 Metre race 16 Seconds 18 Seconds
800 Metre race 3 minutes 45 second 4 minutes 45 second long
Long Jump 3.5 Meters (3 chances) 3.0 Meters 3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.) 4.5 Meters

Interview/Personality Test

The candidates who qualify for the second stage of the UPSC CAPF 2023 Exam, will be called for the interview/personality test. The interview/ personality test will be conducted at the UPSC premises in New Delhi. This is the last stage of the selection procedure.

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2023: Application Fee

  • General/ OBC: Rs 200
  • female/ SC/ ST candidates: Nil

How To Apply Online for UPSC CAPF Notification 2023?

  • Visit the Official Website of UPSC @upsconline.nic.in
  • Click on Online Application for Various Exams
  • Click on CAPF – Part I Registration
  • Enter all the details carefully
  • Click on CAPF – Part II Registration
  • Fill in the required details. Upload Scanned Images, Select Exam Centre and make fee payment if applicable
  • Agree to Declaration & Submit
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What is the starting date to apply online for UPSC CAPF Notification 2023?

The starting date to apply online for UPSC CAPF Notification 2023 is 26th April 2023.

What is the Age limit for UPSC CAPF Notification 2023?

The age limit for the general category candidates is 25 years. Age relaxation for the reserved category candidates is as per govt norms.

What is the exam date of UPSC CAPF Exam 2023?

UPSC CAPF Exam Date is 6th August 2023.

What is the last date to apply online for UPSC CAPF Notification 2023?

The last date to apply online for UPSC CAPF Notification 2023 is 16th May 2023.