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Central Armed Police Forces

The Union Public Service Commission conducts written examination for all recruitment of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).

Eligibility Criteria of CAPF is a set of mandatory conditions to be fulfilled by all the applicants at the time of form filling. Eligibility Criteria is a mix of conditions based on Nationality, Sex, Educational Qualifications, Physical Standards etc. All the candidates are required to fulfill the prescribed eligibility conditions else their applications will be rejected.

  • ● Only Indian citizens can apply.
  • ● Both male and female aspirants are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants.
  • ● Bachelor’s / Graduate degree from a recognised institute is an essential educational requirement.
  • ● The age of the applicant should lie between 20 – 25 years.
  • ● Candidates will have to possess the minimum physical standards as to be specified in the official notification.

CAPF 2017 Important Dates:

S.No Events Dates
1. Release of Official Notification April 12, 2017
2. Commencement of Online Application Process April, 2017
3. Last date for Online Registration May 5, 2017
4. Payment of Application Fees April, 2017 – May 5, 2017
5. Admit Card for Written Exam Last week of June, 2017
6. Date of Written Examination July 23, 2017
7. Written Exam Result October, 2017
8. Interview/Personality Test December, 2017
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The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) (Hindi: केंद्रीयसशस्त्रपुलिसबल) refers to uniform nomenclature of five security forces in Indiaunder the authority of Ministry of Home Affairs. They are the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and SashastraSeemaBal (SSB).

Sub-Inspector in CAPFs: (Central Armed Police Forces):

The post carries pay scale of Rs 9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs 4200 and is classified as Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial.

Sub Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police:

The post carries pay scale of Rs.9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200 and is classified as Group ‘C’ by Delhi Police.

Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF:

The post carries pay scale of Rs.5200-20200 in PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2800/- and is classified as Group ‘C’.

Essential Qualification:

Graduation from Any Recognized University.

Age Limit:

20-25 Years

Examination Will Comprise:

Written Examination in two phases, Physical Endurance Test, Medical Examination.

Online Examination Tier-I       Total Time- 2hrs

Part Subject Questions Marks
A. General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50
B. General Knowledge & General Awareness 50 50
C. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
D. English Comprehension 50 50
Total Marks 200

Online Examination Tier-II       Total Time-2hrs

S. No Subject Questions Marks
1. English Language & Comprehension 200 200

Physical Efficiency (Endurance) Test (PET) for all Posts:

S. No For Male Candidate For Female Candidate
1. 100meter race in 16 second 100meter race in 18 second
2. 1.6 Kames race in 6.5 minutes. 800 meters race in 4 minutes.
3. Jump: 3.65 meters(11.97Feet) in 3 chance Long Jump: 2.7 meters(9 feet) in 3 chance
4. High Jump: 1.2 meters(3.93 Feet) in 3 chance High Jump:0.9meters(3feet) in 3 chance
5. Shot Put(16Lbs): 4.5 meters in 3chances

Physical Efficiency (Endurance) Test (PET) for all Posts:

Category Of Candidates Height (in cms) Chest (in cms) Unexpanded Chest (in cms) Expanded
For male candidates GENERAL/OBC/SC 170 80 85
For Female Candidates General/OBC/SC 157