UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification: Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility Details

UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification Released – Check Here the Complete Details

Union Public Service Commission has released the notification of Assistant Commandants (AC) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). One of the most awaited recruitment notification has got released officially. The UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification invites the online application from the energetic and young passionate candidates. The commission is going to fill up a total of 159 vacancies. The CAPF exam is conducted every year to recruit the eligible candidates for the Assistant Commandant post in the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). Ministry of Home Affairs is the cadre controlling authority for the CAPF.

The UPSC CAPF 2021 Application Form is get activates from 15th April 2021. Passionate candidates shall read the complete instructions carefully and start the application process. The final date to submit the application form is 05th May 2021. Further details regarding the UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification are given here below.

UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification – Overview

Organization NameUnion Public Service Commission
Advertisement NumberEXAMINATION NOTICE NO.08/2021-CPF
Notification NameUPSC CAPF 2021 Notification
Job RoleAssistant Commandant
Job LocationVarious Locations
Selection Process(i) Written Examination
(ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests
(iii) Interview/Personality Test
CategoryGovt Jobs

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

Event Date
UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification Released15th April 2021
Commencement of Online Application15th April 2021
Last Date to Submit05th May 2021
UPSC CAPF Online Applications can be withdrawn12th May to 18th May 2021 till 6.00 PM
Online Exam Admit Card Released19th July 2021
UPSC CAPF Exam Date 202108th August 2021
Exam ResultJuly 2021 (Tentative)
Physical & Medical Exam Admit CardSeptember 2021 (Tentative)
UPSC CAPF Physical and Medical ExaminationOctober 2021(Tentative)
UPSC CAPF Physical and Medical Exam ResultNovember 2021(Tentative)
Interview/Personality Test Call LetterDecember 2021(Tentative)
UPSC CAPF Final ResultJanuary 2022(Tentative)

UPSC CAPF 2021 Vacancy:

S.NoDefence DepartmentVacancy

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021:

The commission has to conduct the recruitment drive and select the eligible candidates as as Assistant Commandant (AC). The following forces recruit the candidates through this exam.

  • 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 2021 Notification: Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

Minimum: 20 Years

Maximum: 25 Years

  • He/She must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1996 and not later than 1st August, 2001
Relaxation is applicable as per the norms.

Educational Qualification for UPSC CAPF AC 2021:

Candidates have to possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university/institution.

UPSC CAPF 2021 Vacancy: Selection Process

The selection process of UPSC CAPF 2021 Vacancy is based on

(i) Written Examination
(ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests
(iii) Interview/Personality Test

UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern:

SubjectPaper TypeMarks
General Ability and IntelligenceObjective(Multiple Answer) Type250
General Studies, Essay and ComprehensionDescriptive Type200


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.

UPSC CAPF Physical Test:

100 Meters raceIn 16 secondsIn 18 seconds
800 Meters raceIn 3 minutes 45 secondsIn 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump3.5 Meters(3 chances)3.0 meters(3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.)4.5 Meters



  • Men – 165 cm
  • Women – 157 cm


  • Men – 81 cm


  • Men – 50 Kg
  • Women – 46 Kg

UPSC CAPF Interview:

The personality test carries 150 marks.

UPSC CAPF 2021 Application Form:

Application ModeOnline
Application FeeFemale/SC/ST: Exempted from payment of fee
Others: Rs. 200/-
Payment ModeRemitting 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 2021 Notification: Important Links

Check Here the Official site of UPSC

Download the UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification PDF

Start the UPSC CAPF 2021 Application Form

How to apply online for UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification?

  • First of visit the official site or by tap the direct link.
  • Find the notification link available in the What’s New section on the home page and click on that.
  • The recruitment page will get opened and click on that advertisement link.
  • The UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification will get opened.
  • Read the instructions.
  • Start to fill the UPSC CAPF 2021 Application Form.
  • Submit it within the last date.