UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification: Online Registration Link Activated

UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification: The Union Public Service Commission has released the notification of Assistant Commandants (AC) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). A total of 159 vacancies were announced. The UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification is one of the most awaited recruitment notifications among the aspirants who are having a passion to get into the defence sector. The UPSC CAPF 2021 Online Registration starts on 15 April 2021. Interested candidates shall refer to the official notification to know the prescribed eligibility criteria and recruitment process. The final date for the submission of the online application gets ends on 05 May 2021. Further details regarding the  UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification are given here below for your reference.

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UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification: Overview

Name of an Organization Union Public Service Commission
Recruitment Name UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021
Job Role Assistant Commandants
Job Location Various Locations
Vacancy 159
Selection Process Written Exam, Physical Test, Medical Examination & Interview

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

Event Dates
UPSC CAPF Notification Date 15 April 2021
Starting Date to Apply Online 15 April 2021
Last Date of CAPF AC Registration 05 May 2021
UPSC CAPF AC Application Withdrawn Date 12 May 2021 to 18 May 2021
UPSC CAPF Exam Date 2021 08 August 2021
UPSC CAPF Admit Card 2021 Expected in the second or third week of July

UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification:

  • Border Security Force (BSF),
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF),
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF),
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

UPSC CAPF Vacancy 2021:

This year a total of 159 vacancies were announced. The vacancy separation is given here below.

S.No Defence Vacancy
1 BSF 35
2 CRPF 36
3 CISF 67
4 ITBP 20
5 SSB 01

UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification: Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

Minimum: 20 Years

Maximum: 25 Years

Educational Qualification:

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university/institution.

UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification: Application Process

Application Mode: Online

Application Fee:

GEN/OBC/EWS: Rs. 200/-

Female/SC/ST: NIL

Payment Mode: Remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI.

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

The selection process is based on

(i) Written Exam

(ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests

(iii) Interview/Personality Test

UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern:

Paper Name Question Type Marks Time
Paper 1 – General Ability & Intelligence Multiple Choice Questions 250 2 Hours
Paper  2 – General Studies, Essay & Comprehension Descriptive Type Questions 200 3 Hours


  • The written examination to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission will be held on 08th August 2021 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

In this paper, candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ language skills will be English only.

(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. Those candidates who meet the prescribed Physical Standards, specified in Appendix-VI, will be put through the Physical Efficiency Tests as indicated below:

Event Males Females
100 Meters race In 16 seconds In 18 seconds
800 Meters race In 3 minutes 45 seconds In 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump 3.5 Meters (3 chances) 3.0 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.) 4.5 Meters

(iii) Interview/Personality Test:

Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests will be called for an 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 the 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.

UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification: Important Dates

Check Here the Official Site

Download the UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification

Start the Online Registration Process

How to apply online for UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification?

  • Candidates have to visit the official site.
  • On the home page, there is a section regarding the News Events.
  • Find the recruitment link regarding the recruitment of Central Armed Police Force Assistant Commands 2021.
  • Click on that you will be getting into the respective page.
  • On that click on the advertisement link.
  • The official notification is getting opened.
  • Refer to the notification to know the prescribed eligibility criteria and recruitment process.
  • Start the online application process.
  • Fill in all the mandatory fields.
  • Submit the online application on or before the last date.
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