UPSC CAPF AC 2023 Notification out Apply for 322 post

CAPF AC 2023 Notification:- The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the commencement of the CENTRAL ARMED POLICE FORCES (ASSISTANT COMMANDANTS) Examination for 2023. Aspiring candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for the UPSC CPF AC recruitment online from 26th April 2023 until 16th May 2023. It is recommended that candidates carefully read the recruitment notification to ascertain the details regarding the eligibility criteria, post information, selection procedure, age limit, pay scale, and other relevant information.

CAPF AC 2023 Notification Overview

Name of ExamCombined Central Armed Police Force (CPF)
Types of examBoard Level
Level of examNational Level
CourseCentral Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2023
Exam Conduct ByUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Mode of application formOnline
Exam Duration2 hours- Paper I
3 hours- Paper II

Important Dates

Application Begin26/04/2023
Last Date to Apply Online16/05/2023
Last Date for Fee Payment16/05/2023
Exam Date06/08/2023
Admit Card AvailabilityTo be announced

UPSC CAPF AC 2023 Vacancy Details:-

Vacancy Details Total : 322 Post (CAPF AC 2023 Notification)
DepartmentTotal PostAge LimitUPSC  Central Armed Police Force Exam Eligibility
BSF8620-25 Years as on 01/08/2023Bachelor Degree in Any Stream in Any Recognized University in India. Physical Eligibility

How to apply for UPSC CAPF AC 2023

To apply for UPSC CAPF AC 2023, you can follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Visit the official website of UPSC:
  2. Click on the “Online Application” link for CAPF (ACs) Examination 2023.
  3. Read the instructions carefully and click on the “Apply Now” button.
  4. Fill in the required details in the application form such as personal information, educational qualification, etc.
  5. Upload scanned copies of your photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  6. Pay the application fee using the available payment modes.
  7. Check all the details carefully and click on the “Submit” button.
  8. After successful submission of the application form, take a printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

Please note that the application process is online only, and no other mode of application will be accepted. Also, make sure to keep all the necessary documents ready before applying to avoid any last-minute hassles.

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Download NotificationUPSC CPF AC 2023 Notification
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ligibility criteria for CAPF AC Exam:

  1. Educational Qualification: A candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  2. Age Limit: The minimum age limit is 20 years, and the maximum age limit is 25 years as of August 1 of the examination year. Age relaxation is provided to reserved category candidates as per government norms.
  3. Nationality: A candidate must be a citizen of India.

CAPF AC Selection Process 2023:

The selection process for CAPF AC Exam consists of three stages:

  1. Written Exam: The first stage is a written examination consisting of two papers.
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Medical Standards Test: Candidates who qualify for the written examination will be called for a PET and Medical Standards Test.
  3. Interview/Personality Test: Candidates who clear the PET and Medical Standards Test will be called for the Interview/Personality Test.

CAPF AC 2023 Written Exam Pattern:

The written examination consists of two papers:

  1. Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence – 250 marks
  2. Paper-II: General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension – 200 marks
  3. Paper 2 is hours.
  4. Paper 2 is 3 hours

Overall, the CAPF AC Exam pattern is designed to test the candidates’ knowledge, aptitude, and physical fitness to serve in the paramilitary forces of India. It is essential to prepare for all the stages of the exam, including the PET and the Interview/Personality Test, to increase your chances of selection.

After clearing all the stages, candidates are selected for the post of Assistant Commandant in various CAPF branches.

CAPF AC Physical Efficiency Test 2023:-

100 Meters race16 Seconds18 seconds
800 Meters race3 minutes 45 seconds4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump(only 3 chances)3.5 Meters3.0 meters
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs)4.5 Meters

CAPF AC Physical Standard 2023:-

Height specifications Chest girth (Fully expanded)ExpansionWeight Specifications 
Male165 cm.81 cm.5 cm.50 kg
Female157 cms.Not ApplicableNot Applicable46 kg

Marking Scheme of CAPF Exam 2023:-

The CAPF AC Exam implements a negative marking scheme, wherein an incorrect answer would result in a deduction of 1/3rd of the marks assigned to the respective question. However, no negative marking will be applied to unattempted questions or questions marked for review.

Paper I is an objective-type paper consisting of 125 questions, with each question carrying 1 mark. The maximum marks for this paper are 250, and hence, for each incorrect answer, 0.33 marks will be deducted.

PaperType of PaperMaximum MarksNumber of QuestionsMarking Scheme
IObjective250125+1 for correct answer, -0.33 for incorrect answer
IIDescriptive200No negative marking

For Paper II, which is the descriptive type paper, the maximum marks are 200. The marks obtained in Paper II will only be considered for shortlisting candidates for the PET/Medical Standards Test and Interview/Personality Test. There is no negative marking for Paper II.

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