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Central Armed Police Forces-Assistant Commandant Exam pattern

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) conducts CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) Exam every year. This year notification about CAPF-2017 has been released in April 12, 2017. Candidate must have to submit online application form before May 05,2017 by going through link www.upsc.gov.in , for this Applicant have to pay 200/- as non-refundable application fee. The written Exam of CAPF Recruitment will be conducted on July 23,2017  for 179 vacant seats in listed below branches of Central Armed Police Forces-

  1. CRPF– Central Reserved police Forces
  2. BSF– Border Security Forces
  3. SSB– Sashatra Seema Bal
  4. CISF– Central Industrial Security Forces

As CAPF is one of the very reputated and renowned examinations for the post of Assistant Commandant. As the job role of Assistant Commandant is prestigious and prominence one so the level of examination is also up to the mark that requires a good level of understanding with subjects and paper pattern. CAPF examination will be conducted in four phases that are-

  1. Written exam
  2. Physical Efficiency Test
  3. Medical standard Test
  4. Interview/ Personality test

Both Male and Female candidates who have completed any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University and they must be Citizen of India are eligible to apply for this post. Candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have age more 25 years i.e., he/she must be born not earlier than 02-08-1991 and not later than 01-08-1996 As I mentioned above that written exam of CAPF will we conducted on July 23, 2017.

Paper Pattern- CAPF Exam consists of Two Papers, Paper I is the Objective type and Paper II is Subjective type paper. Medium of paper can be either Hindi or English. The paper I consist 125 Questions and the questions asked from part of General Ability & General Intelligence. And Paper I contain total 250 Marks.  Paper I also consist negative marking for every wrong answer. The duration of this part of Paper I is 2 hours. As Paper II is descriptive type so it consists of General Studies, Essay & Comprehension related Questions. It is of 200 marks. And duration of paper II is 3 hours. Aspirants who get qualified in the Written Test will be called for Physical Efficiency Test & Personal Interview.

Type of paper Objective Descriptive
Duration 2 3
No. of questions 125 10
 Max. Marks 250 200
Marking scheme +2 for correct and -0.33 for wrong answer No negative marking


Paper I

Topics covered that are covered under paper I for objective type of paper are as listed below:

  • General Mental Ability
  • General Science
  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • History of India
  • Indian and World Geography

Paper II

Subjective question paper II cover these kind of writing areas that are listed below:

  • Essay Writing.
  • Precis Writing.
  • Counter Argument.
  • Report Writing.

Standards for Physical Efficiency Tests

Physical fitness is one of the basic parameter for CAPF examination and this is being assessed under the test which is known as physical efficiency test. Although these PET’s are basic physical tests yet it is qualifying in nature, means it doesn’t carry any marks.
Detailed list of Physical parameters are given below-

TASK Timings for MALE Timings for FEMALE
100 meter Race 16 seconds 18 seconds
800 meter Race 3 min 45 sec. 4 min 45 min.
Long Jump (3 chances) 3.5 meter 3.0 meter
Shot put (7.26 kgs) 4.5 meters Not for females

So it is advised to all candidates to increase their stamina by doing daily running and light warming up exercise.

With this whole scenario we can observe that CPF examination needs 60 days of focused and continuous study with proper time management and attentive approach can help you to reach your goal successfully.

In this context Major Kalshi Classes Pvt. Ltd. came forward with Class room courses program , and also with idea of Online Test series that will help candidate for self assessment for CAPF exams. Major kalshi Classes Pvt. Ltd. publishes Books for CPF  that cover the whole examination Pattern, that contain last year question papers trend analysis chapter wise details and set of practice questions. You can visit our website to purchase books related with CPF exam www.mkcpublication.in .

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