CAPF English Descriptive Paper: Last-minute tips to clear.


CAPF English Descriptive Paper:- Every year UPSC CAPF exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Assistant Commandants in 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 exam conducted by the Union Service Public Commission (UPSC) once a year.

UPSC offers the position of Assistant Commandants in this exam. CAPF is completely conducted under the organizational structure of UPSC as well as the Indian Government. This is why it is one of the toughest and most competitive exams to crack. Let’s see the exam pattern of the CAPF Exam pattern CAPF Exam and after that, we will see the complete syllabus that one has to prepare for the Written Examination.

Exam Pattern of CAPF Written Exam:

There are two papers in the CAPF Written Examination. One is objective and another is descriptive. The pattern of both papers is completely different.

In the objective paper, There will be negative marking. For every wrong attempt, 0.33 marks will be deducted. There is no negative marking the second paper (Which is objective). Now let’s see the complete Syllabus for the Written Exam of CAPF.

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CAPF Written Exam Syllabus:

As I said above, there are two papers for the CAPF (Central Armed Police Force) Written Examinations. The syllabus of both papers is completely different.

CAPF Paper 1 Syllabus:

For paper 1, One will need to prepare the two subjects that include the following topics:

  1. General Ability
  2. Intelligence

General Ability:

  • Analogies
  • Arrangements
  • Analysis
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Decision Making
  • Figure Classification
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Spatial Orientation and
  • Statement Conclusion etc.


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

CAPF Paper 2 Syllabus:

This paper includes two subjects, including English Language and Comprehensive and Essay and General Studies. Some of the topics that cover under these two subjects in the CAPF syllabus are:

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

Paper 2

Duration3 hours
Types of QuestionsDescriptive
Total Number of Questions7
Total Marks200

10 Important Essay Topics for CAPF Exam

CAPF Sample Paper | Paper 2 [Descriptive]

English Language:

  • Essay Writing
  • Language Skills
  • Report Writing
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary and
  • Communication etc.

General Studies: As the subject name suggests, this section includes:

  • History of India
  • National and International Current Events
  • Economy
  • General Polity
  • Eminent Personalities etc.

CAPF English Descriptive Paper Tips by MKC:-

  1. Writing Essay is very creative thing, you need propoer knowledge of your topic.
  2. So first prepare the recent topics which is going on in India and Other world.
  3. Keep Practicing of writing essay.
  4. Be confidents about your writing medium either it is english or hindi
  5. Read Daily News paper, specially Editorial page.
  6. Always conclude the essay

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.

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