CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam 2022 Notification

UPSC CAPF 2022 Notification:- Every year, the UPSC CAPF exam is held to hire candidates for the positions of Assistant Commandants in the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sahastra Seema Bal (SSB). It is a national level test held once a year by the Union Service Public Commission (UPSC). The UPSC CAPF 2022 Exam for the position of Assistant Commandant will be held on August 07, 2022, at various locations across the nation. Continue reading for more information on the UPSC CAPF 2022 Notification, Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Vacancies, and much more.

Important Dates

  • Application Begin: 20/04/2022
  • Last Date for Apply Online: 10/05/2022 Upto 06:00 PM Only
  • Last Date Fee Payment:10/05/2022
  • Exam Date: 07/08/2022
  • Admit Card Available: Before Exam

UPSC CAPF Vacancy 2022 Detail

DepartmentTotal PostAge LimitUPSC Central Armed Police Force Exam Eligibility
BSF6620-25 Years as on 01/08/2022Bachelor’s Degree in Any Stream in Any Recognized University in India.Physical Eligibility

UPSC CAPF 2022 Notification | Eligibility Criteria –

  • All Indian citizens are eligible to apply for the UPSC CAPF 2022.
  • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or Institute.
  • A candidate must be 20 years old and must not have attained the age of 25 on 1st August 2022
  • Candidates of the reserved category will get relaxation at the upper age.
  • The age relaxation in the upper age will be of 3 years for OBC candidates and 5 years for the SC and ST candidates.
  • Candidates must fulfil the set Physical and Medical Standards for admission to Central Armed Police Forces.

UPSC CAPF 2022 Notification | Application Form –

  • The UPSC CAPF application form will be available on the official website of UPSC.
  • The official website of UPSC is ‘’.
  • The application process of UPSC CAPF will be completed in 2 parts i.e. Part A, & Part B.
  • Part-A is an online registration process in which candidates have to register themselves for the exam.
  • On successful registration, the Registration ID and password will be generated.
  • In the second part of the application process, the applicants will have to log in with their Registration ID and Password i.e., Date of Birth and then proceed to fill the details in the application form.
  • Candidates need to provide all the details correctly in the CAPF application form.
  • Candidates need to pay the application fee as well at the time of the submission of the application form.
  • The application fee will be 200/‐ which must be paid by the candidates through the Visa/Master Credit/Debit card.

CAPF Physical Eligibility:

Physical StandardsMenWomen
Height165cm157 cm
Chest5cm expansion and with our expansion it should be at least 81cm(Not applicable)
Weight50 kg46 kg

The Selection of the candidates is not that easy. One has to prepare very well in order to get selected. Join the Best CPF Coaching in India to get prepared for your examination. Here is the complete selection process that one has to clear.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

100 mt. raceIn 16 secondsIn 18 seconds
800 mt. raceIn 3 minutes 45 secondsIn 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump3.5 mt. (3 Chances)3.0 mt. (3 Chances)
Short-put (7.26 kgs)4.5 mt.

UPSC CAPF Selection Process:

One will have to clear the three phases of selection to be considered for the All India Merit List. The Selection is not that easy. Each phase has its own difficulty level. You need to join the Best CAPF Coaching Institute in India like the Major Kalshi Classes to get better preparation and guidance for your exam and clear this on the very first attempt.

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Fitness Test/Physical Efficiency Test
  • Medical Exam
  • Interview/Personality Test etc.

CPF Written Exam Pattern:

There are two papers in the written exam and the exam pattern of the papers is a bit different.

Paper NameMarksTime DurationType
Paper-I – General and Mental Ability250 marks2 hoursObjective Type
Paper-II – General Studies2003Descriptive Type
Total450 marks  

UPSC CAPF Written Exam Syllabus:

Here are the brief details about the topics or chapters that one has to prepare for the CAPF Written Exam Paper I and Paper II etc.

Paper 1:

  • General Mental Ability
  • General Science
  • Current Events
  • Indian Polity and Economics
  • Indian History
  • Indian Geography and World Geography etc

Paper 2:

  • General Studies
  • English Language, Comprehension and Essay, etc.

Join the Major Kalshi Classes which holds the position of Best CPF Coaching Center in India and get prepared well for your examination under the guidance of the defence officers and qualified teachers.

CPF Exam Preparation At Major Kalshi Classes:

Major Kalshi is one is a reputed institute for the preparation of the CPF Examination. As I have mentioned above as well, the selection weightage is maximum on the written exam and MKC provides the Best CAPF Coaching in India. It becomes easy to get trained well under our team. Join the Institute, work hard, follow our team and be to wear your dream uniform. Here are the Major Kalshi Classes courses details.

UPSC CAPF 2022 Tips:-

In order to prepare for the CAPF 2022 exam, proper knowledge is required and this knowledge comes with the most of the practice. If you really want to know “CAPF 2022 Tips and Strategy” simply go through the helpful tips on how to study:

Books: Books are considered to be the most useful and helpful resources for knowledge. In order to qualify or crack this exam, you need to choose the right books for preparation and enhance your knowledge in the correct way. This will not only prepare you for the exam but also result in the desired outcome.

Time management: It is the second most important thing to consider. Proper time management will help you prepare for each and every scenario in the best possible way. Know your weak points and strong points. Make a creative strategy to work. This will improve your skills and help you score well in the exam.

Practice: Practice is very essential to crack any competitive exam. As the saying goes “Practice makes a man perfect” one should practice more in order to achieve their objective. For better results, try to solve previous years’ sample paper. For practice please Download MKC Test Prep App.

Syllabus: This is one of the most important steps to preparing for anything. In order to clear the exam, you need to know the complete syllabus as well as the topics. Having proper knowledge of all the topics will increase your chances to crack the exam.

CAPF 2021 Exam Panel/Personal Interview Process:-

Here is the process of CAPF Interview 2022- (150 Marks)

  1. There is a panel of 4 people where one is a chairperson (a serving member of CAPF) and the others are professors/experts with high experience in their related fields.
  2. There is a session of introduction, in the beginning, to build up the confidence of the candidate.
  3. Then, there are questions based on the answers filled in a detailed Application Form.
  4. Candidates are asked questions on current affairs at both national and regional levels.
  5. The interview can go for 1-2 hr or more than that.
  6. Questions can be asked for the recent defence development related to check your interest in defence sector.
  7. Do not hesitate to ask any questions for the panel if they say.
  8. Show officers like quality to the panel.

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