UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2021: Apply Online for 159 Assistant Commandant Posts

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2021: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited applications for 159 Assistant Commandant Posts in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)  such as Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Interested candidates can apply for UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2021 through the prescribed format on or before 05 May 2021.

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UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2021: Apply Online for 159 Assistant Commandant Posts

Post Name 159 Assistant Commandant
Qualification Any Graduate
Salary Rs.56100 – 1,44,500 PM
Age Limit 20 to 30 Years
Job Location Across India
Apply Date 05 May 2021

UPSC CAPF AC Vacancy 2021 Details

Organization: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Application Mode: Online

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Who can Apply : All Indian Candidates Apply

Job Location : Across India

Post Name: 

  • Assistant Commandants in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) – 159 PostsBSF – 35 Posts
    CRPF – 36 Posts
    CISF – 67 Posts
    ITBP – 20 Posts
    SSB – 1 Post

Total Vacancy: 159

Salary: Rs.56100 – 1,44,500 PM

Age Limit : UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2021

  • GEN: 20 to 25 Years
  • OBC: 20 to 28 Years
  • SC/ ST: 20 to 30 Years

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UPSC CAPF Jobs 2021 Eligibility Criteria

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

Selection Procedure – UPSC CAPF Notification 2021

Selection will be based on

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests
  • Interview/Personality Test

UPSC CAPF AC 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
  1. Language of Question Paper – Hindi & English, excluding English paper
  2. There will be negative marking of 1/3 marks in Paper 1
  3. Paper-I is a qualifying in nature for Paper 2


Paper I : General Ability and Intelligence

  1. General Mental Ability The questions will be designed to test the logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical ability, and data interpretation
  2. General Science The questions will be set to test general awareness, scientific temper, comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science.
  3. Current Events of National and International Importance: The  questions  will  test  the  candidates’  awareness  of  current  events  of  national  and  international importance in the broad areas of culture, music, arts, literature, sports, governance, societal and developmental issues, industry, business, globalisation, and interplay among nations.
  4. Indian Polity and Economy: The  questions  shall  aim  to  test  candidates’  knowledge  of  the  Country’s  political  system  and  the Constitution  of  India,  social  systems  and  public  administration,  economic  development  in  India, regional and international security issues and human rights including its indicators.
  5. History of India : The questions will broadly cover the subject in its social, economic and political aspects. This shall also include the areas of growth of nationalism and freedom movement. 6. Indian and World Geography: The questions shall cover the physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.

Paper II : General Studies, Essay and Comprehension

  • Part-A – Essay questions which are to be answered in long narrative form either in Hindi or English totaling 80 Marks. The indicative topics are modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability.
  • Part-B – Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills – to be attempted in English only (Marks 120) – The topics are Comprehension passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing


Candidates who will qualify in the written examination will be called for Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.



  • Men – 165 cm
  • Women – 157 cm


  • Men – 81 cm


  • Men – 50 Kg
  • Women – 46 Kg


Test Men Women
100 Metre race 16 Seconds 18 Seconds
800 Metre race 3 minutes 45 second 4 minutes 45 second
Long Jump 3.5 Meters 3 chances) 3.0 Meters 3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.) 4.5 Meters

UPSC CAPF AC Interview

Candidates who are selected in the Medical Standards Tests,  will  be  called  for  Interview/Personality  Test. UPSC  CAPF Interview Round will carry 150 Marks.

UPSC CAPF AC Final Selection

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

Application Fee – UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2021

  • General/ OBC – Rs.200
  • No Fee for female/ SC/ ST candidates

Important Dates : UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2021

How to Apply – UPSC CAPF AC Jobs 2021

  • Mode of Application for this UPSC CAPF AC Notification 2021 is Online.Read the UPSC CAPF AC Vacancy 2021 for complete details before apply.If you are interested & found yourself eligible for this recruitment,then only apply though the “Apply Link” given below.Then, find the appropriate option and fill up the form before last date of application.

Steps to Apply : UPSC CAPF AC Notification 2021

  • Go to Official Website, Using link given below.
  • Click on the Registration- New User button
  • Enter the required credentials,
    Personal Details,
    Contact Details,
    Educational Eligibility.
  • Upload your photograph and signature.
  • Make Payment and Submit the final form.

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