The CAPF AC Exam is held by the Union Public Service Commission to fill vacancies in the National Security Guard (NSG), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), and Assam Rifles (AR) (AR). Candidates must read this post to learn about CAPF AC syllabus 2022, exam dates, exam patterns and more.

CAPF AC Recruitment 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
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UPSC CAPF Exam Dates 2022

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 2022 Exam Pattern

Particulars Details
Name of the exam Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Assistant Commandants (AC)
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission
Selection Three Rounds
First Round Written Test
Second Round Physical ability test
Third Round Interview/ Personality Test

Application Fee

Candidates must pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (excluding female/SC/ST candidates who are spared from paying a fee).

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CAPF AC Syllabus 2022

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): General Studies, Essay 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, and 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.

CAPF Exam 2022 Marking Scheme

Paper 2 of the UPSC CAPF consists of 125 multiple-choice questions with a total of 250 marks.

Only Paper 1 allows for negative marking. The following is a bulleted list of the comprehensive marking scheme:

# 1/3 of a mark will be lost for each incorrect answer.

# Even if one of the answers is accurate, if there are two answers for a specific question, it will be regarded as the wrong answer and 1/3 will be subtracted.

# There is no deduction if no question is addressed.

# The interview round, which takes place in the third round, is worth 150 marks.

Steps to Apply for UPSC CAPF 2022

# Visit UPSC’s official website.

# Check the News Events tab on the home page.

# Then choose CAPF AC 2021 Notification from the drop-down menu.

# The Apply Online button will be visible. To learn more, go here.

# Select New Registration

# Fill out the registration form with all of your essential information.

# The application form is divided into two sections: Part I contains all of the required information, and Part II contains the fee payment.

# The application procedure for the CAPF test is complete after the application form is filled out and payment is made.

# Save the Application form in case you need to make any changes later.


The application procedure for the CAPF AC 2022 will begin in April 2022 (tentatively), and the deadline for submitting the application form will be notified soon. SC/ST and female candidates are excluded from paying the application fee.

CAPF AC 2022 accepts applications from candidates who have earned a Bachelor’s degree in any government-recognized subject. Minimum age of 20 years is required of the candidate. The candidate’s maximum age must be 25 years old.

Enrol in the CAPF Inception Program to crack this exam.

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