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 Name Union Public Service Commission
    Advertisement Number EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.08/2021-CPF
    Notification Name UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification
    Job Role Assistant Commandant
    Job Location Various Locations
    Vacancy 159
    Selection Process (i) Written Examination
    (ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests
    (iii) Interview/Personality Test
    Category Govt Jobs

    UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

    Event  Date
    UPSC CAPF 2021 Notification Released 15th April 2021
    Commencement of Online Application 15th April 2021
    Last Date to Submit 05th May 2021
    UPSC CAPF Online Applications can be withdrawn 12th May to 18th May 2021 till 6.00 PM
    Online Exam Admit Card Released 19th July 2021
    UPSC CAPF Exam Date 2021 08th August 2021
    Exam Result July 2021 (Tentative)
    Physical & Medical Exam Admit Card September 2021 (Tentative)
    UPSC CAPF Physical and Medical Examination October 2021(Tentative)
    UPSC CAPF Physical and Medical Exam Result November 2021(Tentative)
    Interview/Personality Test Call Letter December 2021(Tentative)
    UPSC CAPF Final Result January 2022(Tentative)

    UPSC CAPF 2021 Vacancy:

    S.No Defence Department Vacancy
    1 BSF 35
    2 CRPF 36
    3 CISF 67
    4 ITBP 20
    5 SSB 10

    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:

    Subject Paper Type Marks
    General Ability and Intelligence Objective(Multiple Answer) Type 250
    General Studies, Essay and Comprehension Descriptive Type 200


    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:

    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



    • 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 Mode Online
    Application Fee Female/SC/ST: Exempted from payment of fee
    Others: Rs. 200/-
    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 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.