On April 26, 2023, the UPSC 2023 Notification was made public for a total of 322 Vacancies. Every year in the month of April, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) publishes a notification for the recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) for the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) for the following positions: Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

UPSC CAPF 2023 Exam Date

EventsImportant Dates
Official NotificationApril 26, 2023
Starting of Online ApplicationApril 26, 2023
Last Date to Apply OnlineMay 16, 2023
Released of Admit CardThird Week Of July 2023
Written TestAugust 06, 2023
Written Test ResultSeptember 2023

UPSC CAPF 2023 Overview

Name of the ExamCentral Armed Police Force (CAPF)
Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam LevelCentral
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
PostAssistant Commandant (Group-A)
Recruits forCentral Industrial Security Force (CISF)Border Security Force (BSF)Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
Application ModeOnline
Application FeesGeneral – Rs. 200/-SC/ST/Females – Rs. 250/-
Mode of ExaminationOffline
LanguageEnglish and Hindi

UPSC CAPF 2023 Vacancy

Armed Force NameNumber of Vacancies
Total Number of Vacancies322

UPSC CAPF 2023 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern For Paper I
Paper IGeneral Ability and Intelligence
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of Questions125
Duration2 Hours
Total Marks250
LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Negative MarkingOne-third marks for every incorrect answer
Exam Pattern For Paper II
Paper IIGeneral Studies, Essay, and Comprehension
Type of QuestionsSubjective Type Questions
Number of Questions7
Duration3 Hours
Total Marks200

UPSC CAPF Physical Efficiency Test

100 m raceIn 16 secondsIn 18 seconds
800 m raceIn 3 minutes 45 secondsIn 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump3.5 m (three chances will be given)3.0 m (three chances will be given)
Shot-put (7.26 kg)4.5 m

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