UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2018

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About UPSC CAPF Recruitment

The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) refers to uniform nomenclature of seven security forces in India under the authority of Ministry of Home Affairs.The recruitment of the candidates in the CAPF is done by the Union Public Service Commission as well the staff selection commission and respective service HQs for the various posts according to the qualification of the candidates.

Application Process

1.Candidates are required to apply Online through the link given in the Home page of website No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.

2.Candidates are required to have a valid personal email ID and Contact No. 

3. Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any of the data filled in the online application will be possible/ entertained. 

4.There is a provision to modify the online application prior to submission only. Candidates are requested to make use of this facility to correct the details in online application, if any.

5.Make Payment and Print Application

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Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The Selection Procedure/Scheme of the Examination will be as follows:

(i) Written Examination:

   The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held on 12th August, 2018 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.

Paper I : General Ability and Intelligence - 250 Marks:

The questions in this paper will be of Objective (Multiple Answers) Type in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.

Paper II : General Studies, Essay and Comprehension - 200 Marks:


(ii) 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.

(iii) Interview/Personality Test :

   Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests, will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission. Candidates who are declared medically unfit but allowed to appear before the “Review Medical Board” on their appeal by the Appellate Authority will be called for Interview/Personality Tests provisionally. The Interview/Personality Test will carry 150 Marks. Candidates who are short-listed for Interview/Personality Test, including those shortlisted for Interview/Personality Test provisionally will be issued a Detailed Application Form (DAF) in which among other things, they will be required to indicate their preference of Forces.

(iv) Final Selection / Merit :

The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test. 


Syllabus of the Written Papers is as follows:

  • General Mental Ability
  • General Science
  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • History of India
  • Indian and World Geography

Exam Date

The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

Events Dates
Form Availability Date 25th April 2018
Closing Date 21st May 2018
Exam Date 12th August 2018


The tentative number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is as follows:

Posts Total
BSF 60
CRPF 179
SSB 29
Total 398

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