The Union Public Service Commission conducts written examination for recruitment of 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).

CAPF (AC) 2016 Exam

Important Dates

  • Date of Notification: 12 March, 2016
  • Last Date to Apply: 8 April, 2016
  • Exam Date: 26 June, 2016

CPF Exam Eligibility

  • Age eligibility: Minimum 20 years & Maximum 25 years as on 1st August of the exam year
  • Academic eligibility: A degree from a recognised University or equivalent
  • Physical Standards eligibility: You need to have minimum Physical Standards as given in the notification
  • Female candidates can not apply for BSF and ITBP

CPF Exam Pattern

Paper Subject Type Questions Marks Duration
Paper I General Ability and Intelligence Objective 125 250 2 Hours
Paper II General Studies, Essay & Comprehension Conventional   200 3 Hours

There will be negative marking in Objective Type Question Paper. Physical and medical standards test will be conducted only for those candidates who qualify the written examination. Interview for personal test will be of 200 marks.

General Ability & Intelligence Syllabus

General Studies, Essay and Comprehension Syllabus

Download CPF Previous Year Question Papers

CAPF Cutoff