UPSC CAPF Answer Key 2022: Download Free All Papers – MKC

UPSC CAPF Answer Key 2022The Union Public Service Commission conducts the CAPF exam once a year.  CAPF recruits personnel in different frontier forces of the Indian Army.

UPSC has a rigorous selection process for CAPF recruitment 2022. It is a UPSC level exam therefore the syllabus is vast and needs proper guidance while doing the preparations. The candidates must also have minimum physical fitness for the same.

Through CAPF recruitment, the candidates can join the Indian Armed Forces in the following groups:

  • Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and many more

CAPF Answer Key 2022 – Overview

The table below contains all the highlights regarding the UPSC CAPF exam for your reference.

Exam Name Central Armed Police Forces Recruitment Exam
Conducting Authority UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)
Exam Level National
Exam Mode Online Exam (Computer-Based Test)
Frequency Once a year
Eligibility A candidate with class 12th in any stream from government recognized board is eligible.
Negative Marking No Negative Marking
Age Limit 20-25 years

CAPF AC Answer Key Release Date

The official CAPF Answer Key 2022 is expected to release within a month of the scheduled CAPF exam date. But MKC will provide you with the CAPF AC Answer Key on the same day of the examination. It is suggested to bookmark this page to get notified whenever the CAPF AC Answer key is released.

UPSC CAPF AC Eligibility Criteria

Only the candidates who fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria must apply online for the CAPF Recruitment 2022. The candidates can have a look at the minimum requirements to become a soldier in any of the above regiments or groups.


Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants.

Age Limit

A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August 2022, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1997 and not later than 1st August 2002.

Educational Qualifications

A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a University as a part of the minimum educational qualification if they want to apply for CAPF AC posts.

Physical Standards

The table below contains the minimum physical standards that both men and women need to fulfill to be eligible for the Central Armed Police Forces.

Physical Standards Men Women
Height 165 cm 157 cm
Chest(unexpanded) 81 cm (with 5 cm minimum expansion) (Not applicable)
Weight 50 kg 46 kg

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UPSC CAPF AC Selection Process

To become a CAPF officer the candidates have to go through a four-stage selection process which is detailed below:

Written Examination

The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held on 07th August 2022 and will comprise two papers. Paper, I will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon and Paper II will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests

Candidates who are declared qualified in the written examination will be summoned for Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.

Interview/Personality Test

The candidates who are declared qualified in the medical test, physical efficiency tests, and those who fulfill the physical standard criteria will be called for the interview or the personality test.

The candidates shortlisted for the personality test will be provided with a Detailed Application Form (DAF) wherein they will have to indicate their preference of the forces they want to join from the list provided.

Final Selection / Merit

Then the final merit list is released on the basis of marks drawn in the written examination and the personality test or the interview by the candidates.

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Download CAPF Answer Key 2022

The candidates can click on the link below to download the UPSC CAPF AC Answer Key 2022.

CAPF AC Answer Key for Paper I
Paper-I Answer Key
Set-A PDF Here
Set-B PDF Here
Set-C PDF Here
Set-D PDF Here

CAPF AC Question Paper for Paper-I and II Set Wise

UPSC CAPF AC Question Paper for Paper-I and II Set Wise
Set Paper-I Paper-II
Set-A PDF Here PDF Here
Set-B PDF Here PDF Here
Set-C PDF Here PDF Here
Set-D PDF Here PDF Here

UPSC CAPF AC Exam Pattern

The Central Armed Police Forces Syllabus and Exam Pattern are provided with the help of the table below:

Paper Name Marks Time Duration Type
Paper-I – General and Mental Ability 250 marks 2 hours Objective Type
Paper-II – General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension 200 marks 3 Hours Descriptive (Essay-type)
Total 450 marks

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CAPF Answer Key 2022 PDF Download Link

The candidates who have appeared for the CAPF AC examination can download the CAPF Answer Key 2022 from the link provided below. CAPF Response Sheet contains the correct answers to all the questions asked in the CAPF exam 2022. It helps candidates estimate the marks that the candidates will score.

Assessing the marks in advance helps candidates to know where they stand and accordingly prepare for the next stage. The CAPF answer key is released in online mode on the official website of the UPSC But for the ease of the candidates, we have provided the direct link to download the CAPF answer key 2022.


There will be a written exam for CAPF Recruitment 2022.

Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence

The objective-type questions with multiple choices in this paper will broadly cover the following areas:

1. General Mental Ability
The questions will be designed to test logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical ability, and data interpretation.

2. General Science
The questions will be set to test general awareness, scientific temper, comprehension, and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology, and Environmental Science.

3. Current Events of National and International Importance
The questions will test the candidates’ awareness of current events of national and international importance in the broad areas of culture, music, arts, literature, sports, governance, societal and developmental issues, industry, business, globalization, and interplay among nations.

4. Indian Polity and Economy
The questions shall aim to test candidates’ knowledge of the Country’s political system and the Constitution of India, social systems and public administration, economic development in India, regional and international security issues, and human rights including its indicators.

5. History of India
The questions will broadly cover the subject in its social, economic, and political aspects. This shall also include the areas of growth of nationalism and freedom movement.

6. Indian and World Geography
The questions shall cover the physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.

Paper II: General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension

Part-A – Essay questions which are to be answered in the long narrative form either in Hindi or English totaling 80 Marks. The indicative topics are modern Indian history, especially the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability.

Part-B – Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills – to be attempted in English only (Marks 120) – The topics are Comprehension passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar, and other aspects of language testing.
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CAPF Previous Year Cut Off

Here we have provided the previous year’s cut-off for the UPSC CAPF exam.


Categories Paper I Paper II
General 100-105 160-170
OBC 94-99 158-165
SC 81-86 145-152
ST 78-83 138-144
Ex-service man 29-33 60-65



Categories Paper I Paper II
General 95.04 166
OBC 93.66 163
SC 78.52 142
ST 76.45 136
Ex-service man 25.48 58


Categories Paper I Paper II
General 123.6 206
OBC 123.6 206
SC 111.5 189
ST 109.5 189
Ex-service man 38.3 84


Categories Paper I Paper II
General 114 188
OBC 113 187
SC 97 167
ST 97 166
Ex-service man 38 80


Categories Paper I Paper II
General 111 172
OBC 110 170
SC 95 153
ST 95 149
Ex-Service Man 38 68

Best CAPF Coaching in Allahabad

Major Kalshi Classes is the Best CAPF Coaching in Allahabad. It has its own authentic study material by MKC Publication. Other than the best study material MKC also has the most experienced faculty.

We offer the facility of doubt-solving counters, where teachers are always available to clear your doubts. As MKC is the best CAPF coaching in Prayagraj, it offers the facility of medical checkups. So, that one is confident of clearing the SSB Medical Examination.

Best CAPF  Coaching in India

Major Kalshi Classes are not only restricted to Allahabad. It is the Best CAPF coaching in India that provides best-in-class infrastructure and facilities to its students during their preparation. Below we have provided some of the exclusive features of MKC. Regular motivational sessions are also provided by Saurabh Sir during the tenure.

MKC Offline Classroom Course Unique Features:

  • “Trend Analysis” based unique “Teaching Plan” 
  • Most experienced faculty of MKC, 
  • Doubt Counter facility 
  • Spoken English Classes, 
  • Physical Training Sessions at Malviya Stadium,
  • Best Study Material by MKC Publication 
  • Weekly and Monthly Testing System 
  • Special Current Affairs Sessions 
  • Sunday Extra Classes 
  • Best SSB Interview guidance by Retired Officers 
  • Fully Equipped GTO Ground 
  • Huge Computer Lab 
  • Comfortable Hostel & Mess for Nutritious food 

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