Every year Union public service commission conducts the exam of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) for the post of Assistant Commandant (AC).

The purpose of this examination is filling the vacancies in five different types of forces namely –

  1. Central Industrial Security force {CISF}
  2. Central Reserve Police Force {CRPF}
  3. Border Security Forces {BSF}
  4. Indo – Tibetan Border police {ITBP}
  5. Sashastra Seema Bal {SSB}

The exam includes three stages, the first stage includes written examination held all over India for both the male and female candidates,

Second stage include physical fitness test according the standards set by the commission.

The third and final stage is Personality test in which candidates are tested on various parameters such as decision-making capabilities.

CAPF AC Interview 2021

This year the Interview is scheduled for the total of 656 candidates, given the three to four dates (6 December – 10 December), (13 Dec. – 17 Dec.) and (20 Dec. – 24 Dec.).

Candidates are advised to visit the official website of UPSC i.e.,

 In order to download their e-admit cards for future reference and get the full information regarding their procedure of personality test.   

UPSC has issued the guidelines for candidates concerning the documents to bring at the reporting date.

Documents to bring in CAPF Interview 2021

  1. The first and foremost is your admit card printout.
  2. Candidates are required to carry 8 to 10 identical photographs for verification procedure
  3. Bring your one identity proof like Adhaar card, voter ID card or your pan card whichever is clear and valid
  4. All the candidates are required to bring your original documents with a copy depicting your date of birth, educational qualification, caste and community certificate etc. necessarily at the time of your scheduled Interview otherwise you will not be allowed to give your interview.

Additional Guidelines related to COVID – 19

  1. It is mandatory for all the candidates to maintain social distancing and hygiene in the premises.
  2. Candidate are required to brings their negative report of RT-PCR test with them which should be in duration of 48 hours to the time of reporting.
  3. All the candidates have to wear face mask every time in the UPSC premises and remove only when instructed to do so.

Detailed Application Form (DAF)

DAF which is also called the Detailed Application Form is very significant documents to fill by the candidates shortlisted for the Interview

After clearing written examination and physical fitness test.

Detailed Application Form represent everything of candidate from the beginning of the career till the time. Hence the candidates are advised to fill the form very carefully

Because 70 to 80 % of the question of the Interview is being asked for the detailed application form filled by the candidate.  


CAPF Examination structure

The first round is written exam which consist of 2 papers that is Paper 1 and Paper 2. The Paper 1 of the examinations is consisted of 125 question of objective type which carry 250 marks that is to be completed in duration of 2 hours.

Paper 2 is of descriptive nature which consist of 6 essay topics in this candidate have to write the essay on any 4 topics of their choice.

Second is the 2 arguments topics mainly focusing on current issues of duration of 1 year to the exam.

Next the candidate has to write reports on two topics after that fourth question carries precis writing on two given topics and the last two questions contains Reading comprehension or passage and grammar.

Physical Fitness test-

Height165 cm157 cm
Chest81- 86 cmNA
100 meters race16 second18second
800 meters race3 min 45 second4min 45 second
Long Jump3.5 meter3 meters
Shot put (7.26 kg)4.5 meterNA

Note –

It is to be noted that if female candidate is pregnant at time of physical fitness test she will be disqualify.

Expected Result of CAPF Interview 2021

As per the official notice by the UPSC the interview is scheduled in the month of December, so the candidates can expect the final result declaration in the month of January or mid-February accordingly.  

The notification for the result will be released by the UPSC on the official website that is

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Question 1– How should I prepare for CAPF AC exam?

Answer 1You should work hard and prepare smart also keep limited books. Take a proper guidance from the best faculties of Major Kalshi classes in order to qualify in the examination.

Question 2Is the interview of CAPF AC as tough as an SSB Interview?

Answer 2– No the SSB interview and Assistant Commandant interview in CAPF are different in nature as the commission and parameter of the interview are diverse and the process of selection and recommendation is also varying to the extent.   

Question 3 – Can the Interview of CAPF can be given in Hindi?

Answer 3Yes, Candidates can give the interview in Hindi it is not prohibited by commission. it is to keep in mind that giving the interview will not lead to any negative marks.

Question 4 – Which is the best and top coaching for CAPF?

Answer 4Major Kalshi has shown the phenomenal success in the selection of candidates in CAPF AC examination. So, if you are willing to be an officer and serve in the Armed Forces, Major Kalshi classes is the best option for you.

Question 5 – Can CAPF AC interview can be cracked by studying at home?

Answer 5One should keep this in mind that right guidance is very important to clear any examination, if you can have that then yes it can be cracked preparing at home.

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