The CAPF AC exam notification is out. Are you preparing for this prestigious exam? You must keep track of all the important dates and criteria before going for the exam. This exam is not an easy nut to crack but with sheer dedication and hard work, you can crack it. In this post, you will find all the details on CAPF AC notification 2022.

CAPF AC Notification 2022 Highlights

Exam Name UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2022
Conducted By Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Job Role Assistant Commandants
Exam Level National
Frequency Once a year
Job Location Various Locations
Vacancy To be announced
Official Website

UPSC CAPF 2022 Exam Date

CAPF  2022 Important Dates
CAPF  2022 Notification 20th April 2022
Online Application Starts 20th April 2022
Last Date to Apply 10th May 2022
Admit Card —-
Written Examination 7th August 2022
Result of Online Examination —-
PET October 2022
Interview Round —-
Document Verification —-
Final Merit List Declared —-

CAPF AC Exam Pattern

Paper Paper I

(General Ability and Intelligence)

Paper II

(General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension)



125 (MCQ) 6 (Descriptive)
Marks 250 200
Duration 2 Hours 3 Hours

CAPF AC 2022 Vacancy

Posts Number of Vacancies (Tentative)
CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) 13
BSF (Border Security Force) 78
CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) 69
ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) 27
SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal) 22
Total 209

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CAPF AC Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

A candidate must have earned a Bachelor’s degree from a university created by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India, or from other educational institutions created by an Act of Parliament or stated to be regarded as a university under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or have an equivalent qualification.

Age Limit

Minimum age: 20 years

Maximum age: 25 years

The age will be computed as of 1 August 2022, which means he or she must have been born between 2 August 1997 and 1 August 2002.


Paper-I(250 Marks): General Ability and Intelligence

General Mental Ability: The questionnaires will be asked to assess logical reasoning, mathematical aptitude, and interpretation of data.

General Science: The questions will be designed to assess general knowledge, scientific temper, understanding, and appreciation of ordinary scientific phenomena, as well as new areas of interest such as biotechnology, information technology,and environmental science.

Current Events of National and International Importance: The questions will assess the applicants’ knowledge of current events of national and worldwide relevance in the fields of culture, arts, music, literature, sports, governance, sociological and developmental challenges, industry, business, globalization, and nation-to-nation interaction.

Indian Polity and Economy: Applicants’ knowledge of the nation’s politics and the Indian Constitution, welfare structures and public administration, economic growth in India, regional and global security challenges, and human rights, including indicators, will be tested by the questions.

History of India: The questions will address the subject’s social and economic elements of geography in relation to India and the rest of the world.

Indian and World Geography: The questions will focus on the physical, cultural, and economic elements of geography in India and the rest of the world.

Paper-II(200 marks): Essay, General Studies, and Comprehension

Part‐A – There are 80 marks for essay questions that must be addressed in a lengthy narrative form in Hindi or English. Modern Indian history, particularly the liberation fight, geography, government, economics, awareness of security and human rights problems, and analytical skills are all suggested themes.

Part‐B – Comprehension, precis writing, and other communication/language abilities — solely in English (Marks 120) – Comprehension passages, precis writing, generating counter-arguments, elementary grammar, and other areas of language testing are among the subjects covered.


Candidates who want to join India’s defence forces can fill out an application form. The test is expected to take place in August. Candidates who pass the exam will be assigned to various departments within the CAPF. The procedure of filling out the UPSC CAPF application form will begin in April 2022.

Catch CAPF Exam 2022 latest updates on UPSC Pathshala.

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