UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released an official notification inviting all the interested, eligible candidates for 209 Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). The application process for UPSC Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam is open and the last date to apply is September 07, 2020 (06:00 PM).

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UPSC CAPF 2020 – Apply Before:  07th September 2020
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Central Armed Police Forces Exam

upsc capf exam detailsUnion Public Service Commission is a national level recruitment authority that conducts a number of competitive exams every year for Group A and B Services of the Govt of India. One of the important exams conducted by the Commission is the CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam. UPSC holds this exam for the recruitment of Assistant Commandants in the CAPF namely Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Central Industrial Security Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, and Sashastra Seema Bal.


It is important for all the interested and eligible candidates to check the eligibility criteria for the concerned posts and submit the online applications before the last date. The important dates of the exams are given below:-

UPSC CAPF 2020 Important Dates
EventsImportant Dates
Starting Date for Application Submission18th August 2020
Last Date of Application Submission07th September 2020 (Till 6:00 PM)
Online applications can be withdrawn from14th to 20th September 2020 (Till 6:00 PM)
Exam Date20th December 2020

Online Application Link [Apply Online]

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam 2020 on 20th December 2020 for recruitment as Assistant Commandants in the CAPF viz. BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP and SSB. Read further to know about the number of vacancies, eligibility, application procedure, selection criteria and other details.

UPSC CAPF Vacancies

Candidates must meet the CAPF Exam Eligibility Criteria before applying for the exam. It is necessary to meet all eligibility conditions i.e. nationality, age limit, and educational qualification. Check detailed eligibility conditions here.

Eligibility Criteria for CAPF Exam
NationalityCandidate must be a citizen of India
SexBoth Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants
Age LimitA candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August 2020
View table below for age relaxation
QualificationA candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.

UPSC CAPF Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ ST05 years
OBC03 years
Civilian Central Government Servants05 years

UPSC CAPF Online Application

Candidates who wish to appear for UPSC CAPF Exam can click the below link and check the detail for online application submission. The applicants must submit only a single application. Candidates are not required to submit along with their applications any certificate in support of their claims regarding age, educational qualifications, SC/ ST/ OBC and fee remission etc. Applicants are advised to enter the valid details in the UPSC CAPF Apply Online Form.Click Here to—>>Apply Online for UPSC CAPF Exam 2020

UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern

Before you start preparing for an exam, you must know its exam pattern. Here, we have provided details about the UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern that provides you with the complete format in which the exam will be asked. This given information on the pattern of UPSC Central Armed Police Forces Exam will help you a lot to understand the proper structure and relevant topics of UPSC CAPF Exam 2020

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CAPF Syllabus

The Union Public Service Commission has prescribed the syllabus for CAPF Exam in the official notification. The written examination to be conducted by the Commission will comprise two papers. Candidates who are declared qualified in the written examination will be summoned for Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests. Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests will be called for Interview/ Personality Test. The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test.Check: CAPF Syllabus 2020

UPSC CAPF Admit Card 2020

The candidates whose applications will be provisionally accepted by the commission will be issued Admit Cards for appearing in the Written Exam.

  • Admit Cards for the exam will be uploaded on the UPSC website.
  • UPSC will not issue admit cards by post for any stage of the exam.
  • The admit card will consist of the information about the time table and city/ centre of the exam for the candidate.
  • Candidates can download the admit card about one week before the exam.
  • The candidates must bring the printout of the Admit Card to the Examination Venue along with at least 02 passport size photographs and original valid Photo ID proof.

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UPSC CAPF Result 2020

The Union Public Service Commission shall prepare a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as fixed by the Commission. A final merit/cut-off list is prepared on the basis of the candidate’s score in all the stages of the exams. Candidates who qualify written exam will be called for Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests. Check:  UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 Result
It is a well-accepted reality that practice is the key to success. Therefore boost your preparation after checking detailed exam pattern and syllabus.