UPSC CAPF 2022 Preparation Strategy by MKC

CAPF 2022 Preparation Strategy:- The candidate has to work hard to prepare for the Central Armed Police Force exam which is conducted once a year by the Union Public Service Commission. In today’s article, we will give you information that how to prepare if you want to get better results in CAPF 2022 written exam and medical and physical test. Experienced teachers and an excellent team of Major Kalshi Classes, the best coaching institute inthe Allahabad region, is telling a great strategy for the preparation of UPSC CAPF. So read our article till the end and join MKC Coaching Institute to make your exam successfully.

As we told you that the Union Public Service Commission conducts the Central Armed Police Force exam only once a year. In the table below, you can see what are the main points of the Central Armed Police Force exam? and what information you should know related to this exam.

Short Information about Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) Examination



Name of Organization body

Union Public Service commission

Exam Name

Central Armed Police Force

Exam Level

National Level

Exam Conduct by


Name of Post

Armed Police Force

Command Location

·         Pan India

Selection Process

·         Written exam

·         Medical Exam/ Physical Test

·         Personality Test/ Interview

Mode of Exam


No. of paper

Paper  1:- Objective

Paper 2:- Descriptive

Exam Frequency

1 time per Year

Application Fees


Filled by

Both Male and Female

Age Limit

20 to 25 Years (+5 Year Relaxation)

Exam Mode


Education Eligibility

Graduation or equivalent with 60 % marks.

Official Website


UPSC CAPF 2022 Preparation Strategy:-

The experienced teachers of Major Kalshi Classes Coaching Institute are providing the best tips and tricks to crack the CAPFs 2022 exam. So let’s start with how you can prepare for the written exam. The written exam of UPSC CAPF 2022 consists of multiple choice type questions. In the first question paper, the candidate has to solve 125 questions with a time limit of 2 hours. While question paper 2 consists of descriptive-type questions and there is a total of 6 questions and 3 hours are given to solve them. If you want to score good marks in CAPF question paper 1 and paper 2 then follow the following strategy.

In the table below, we have provided you with information about the topic and pattern of both the question papers of the Central Armed Police Force written examination. Let us know how you can prepare for this exam. To prepare for UPSC CAPF 1st question paper, a candidate must first be aware of all the topics that will be asked in the exam. Thereafter you can prepare the following strategy for each topic.

ParticularPaper 1 (General and Mental Ability)Paper 2 (Essay and Comprehension)
Number of Question1256
Types of QuestionMultiple types questionsDescriptive
Duration2 hours3 hour
Total Marks250 marks200 marks
Negative marking1/30
Rewarding Marks2 per correct answer50 per correct answer

UPSC CAPF 2022 Preparation Strategy by MKC for Paper 1:-

Strategy for General Science:- To prepare for UPSC CAPF General Science, you should go through chapters 3 to 4 of class 12th and the last of class 11th completely. Keep preparing notes for every topic given in these and keep revising for the preparation of these topics in less time. You can also read books published by Major Kalshi Classes.

Strategy for General Mental Ability:- Under the General Mental Ability of the Central Armed Police Force, there are many questions related to reasoning and coding, decoding, and numerical questions. For the preparation of these, keep revising continuously using the best books. For continuous practice, you can get the Mental Ability books published by MKC or you can practice online.

Strategy for current affairs:- For the preparation of current affairs, the best books are published by Major Kalshi Classes as well as information related to current affairs is made available on the official website every day. To prepare the topic of current affairs, you can use newspapers, news broadcast on television, and other text materials. If you want, you can get all kinds of information related to current affairs by using MKC Publication Current Affair Magzine.

Strategy for History/Civics/Geography etc.:- The CAPFs conducted by the Union Public Service Commission ask questions from classes X to XII about politics, history, and the physical conditions of India and the world. To prepare for it, you can go through NCERT books from class X to class XII. To prepare for the above topics, in a nutshell, you can use the books published by MKC.

UPSC CAPF 2022 Preparation Strategy by MKC for Paper 2:-

In the second paper of Central Armed Police Force, a total of 6 questions from Comprehension and Essay are given to the candidate. You can follow a strategy to prepare for the day. To solve the questions related to comprehension, you should solve the previous year’s question papers continuously. At the same time, it is necessary to keep practising continuously to do more reading in less time and to write the accurate answer in less time by understanding the given question. For this, if you want, you can get different types of books related to English Comprehension through MKC.

Aspirants for essay writing always keep in mind that on the question paper of the written exam prepared you should have maximum knowledge about the main topic before. Through this, you can remove the exact keywords of the questions asked in the question paper and earn more marks by doing compositions related to them. If you want that you will get the best essay writing topics then without wasting any time go to the google play store and download MKC Learning Application. Get registered by paying a simple fee and get all types of information and books of UPSC CAPF sitting at home.

Syllabus of CAPF:-


Paper 1


Paper 2

General Science

·         Biotechnology

·         Comprehension & Appreciation of Scientific Phenomena

·         Environmental Science

·         General Awareness

·         Information Technology

·         Scientific Temper


·         Comprehensions

·         Précis writing

·         Communications/language skills

·         Developing counter arguments

·         Simple grammar

·         Other aspects

General Mental Ability

·         Data Interpretation

·         Logical Reasoning

·         Numerical ability

·         Quantitative Aptitude


·         Modern Indian History

·         Freedom Struggle

·         Geography

·         Polity

·         Economy

·         Security

·         Human Rights

·         Analytical Ability

Current Affairs

·         Arts

·         Business

·         Culture

·         Globalization

·         Governance

·         Industry

·         Literature

·         Music

·         Societal and Developmental Issues

·         Sports



Indian Polity

·         Constitution of India

·         Economic development in India

·         Human rights & its indicators

·         Indian political system

·         Regional and international security issues

·         Social systems and public administration




·         Co-operatives and Community Development

·         Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India

·         Exploration and Discovery

·         Forces shaping Modern India

·         Freedom Movement in India

·         Indian Constitution and Administration

·         Indian History, Culture, and Civilisation

·         Panchayati Raj

·         Renaissance



India & World Geography

·         Concept of time

·         Earth

·         International Date Line

·         Latitudes and Longitudes

·         Movements on Earth and their effects

·         Origin of Earth

·         Rocks and their classification

·         Condensation and Precipitation

·         Cyclones and Anti-cyclones

·         Earthquakes and Volcanoes

·         Humidity

·         Imports and Exports of India

·         Major Natural Regions of the World

·         Mineral and Power resources

·         Ocean Currents and Tides

·         Planetary Winds

·         Regional Geography of India

·         Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure

·         The atmosphere and its composition

·         Types of Climate

·         Weathering

·         World Geography



UPSC CAPF 2022 Physical Efficiency Test (PET):-

To get selected in the CAPFs of the Union Public Service Commission, candidates must also be physically ready. In the table below you can see what are the physical criteria for women and men.

Height165 cms157 cms
Chest76 +5 (Expand Limit)NA
Weight50kg46 kg
100 M raceIn 16 sec.In 18 sec.
800 M raceIn 3 min 45 secIn 4 in 45 sec
Long Jump3.5 M3.0 M
Shot Put (Wt. 7.26 kgs.)4.5 M 

In today’s article, we have given you information about the best strategy to prepare for the Central Police Force exam of the Indian Armed Forces. Hope you take advantage of this information and get yourself enrolled in Major Kalshi Classes to prepare for your exam in the best possible way. To enrol in MKC and get the information you can avail by using the below-given contact number or office address.

Frequently Asked Question:-

  • How to prepare for Central Armed Police Force written exam?
    To prepare for the written exam of the Central Armed Police Force, prepare by using the exact syllabus and books published by Major Kalshi Classes.
  • Is there the best coaching in Allahabad for CAPF preparation?
    For Central Armed Police Force exam preparation, now MKC, a reliable coaching institute for students in Allahabad is available for exam preparation both online and offline.
  • Can women also apply in UPSC CAPFs?
    Yes, female candidates can fill out the application form for Central Armed Police Force.
  • What is the selection process of CAPF?
    In the CAPF selection process, first of all, students have to go through two papers of written examination, physical and medical tests, and a personal interview.
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