This is a good opportunity for those candidates of India who dream of serving the country by joining BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP. UPSC ie Union Public Service Commission is going to get UPSC CAPF Exam 2020 soon for the posts of Assistant Commandant in Central Armed Forces. Interested candidates can participate in the application process for UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2020.
Let the candidates know that the application process was to start from 22 April 2020 but due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) the Union Public Service Commission postponed the CAPF Application Form and Notification. Now the Union Public Service Commission has released a new exam schedule for all examinations. Accordingly, the forms for the CAPF recruitment of candidates will be filled from 18 August 2020. Interested candidates for UPSC CAPS Recruitment 2020 will be able to fill the application form from the official website of UPSC www.upsc.gov.in till 7 September 2020.
Apart from the official website, you can also get your UPSC application form, admit card, result, etc. through this page. For more information about UPSC CAPF 2020, you can read our complete article.
Latest: The application process for UPSC CAPF 2020 will start from 18 August 2020.
UPSC CAPF Exam 2020
Let the candidates know that the application process for UPSC Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2020 was to be held from 22 April to 12 May 2020. But now you will be able to fill the application form for CAPF Recruitment from 14 August to 07 September 2020 from the official website of UPSC. You can check the table below to know the important dates of the Central Armed Forces Exam 2020.
18 August 2020
The last date of UPSC CAPF Application
07 September 2020
Date of issue of UPSC CAPF Admit card
Will be Announced
Date of written test
20 December 2020
The Main Exam Result date
Will be Announced
How to Prepare for UPSC CAPF 2020
As we know UPSC CAPF is not an easy examination to qualify, applicants must be fully prepared with all the resources they have. The best way to start the preparation is to understand the syllabus and examination pattern. It is necessary to know what all the examination bears – what type of questions are asked, duration of the examination, is the examination easy or moderate level.
It is crucial for a candidate to mark some important sections, strongest topics, topics on which candidates must hold command on. Go through the previous year question paper and practice them on a regular basis.
Apart from the written examination, do not forget to maintain medical fitness. Physical Endurance Test criteria are discussed in this article below. Ensure that candidates fit into the PET criteria prescribed by UPSC.
Exam Pattern of UPSC CAPF 2020
Exam pattern helps the candidates know better about the exam. Here you can find the exam pattern for UPSC CAPF 2020:
Mode of Exam: The exam is conducted offline for paper-1.
Language: All questions in the question paper is in Hindi and English.
Duration: The candidates get 2 hours to solve the question paper.
Number of Questions: There are 125 questions in the question paper.
Type of Questions: The CAPF question paper has objective type questions only.
Marking Scheme: Each question carries 02 marks. There is a negative marking of 1/3rd of marks for all the objective type questions.
General Mental Ability
Current Events of National and International Importance
Indian Polity and Economy
History of India
Indian and World Geography
Mode of Exam: The exam is conducted as an offline exam.
Language: The candidates can answer the questions in either English or Hindi (except language section).
Duration: All the candidates have 3 hours to solve the question paper.
Number of Questions: There are a total of 6 questions in the question paper.
Type of Questions: All the questions in the question paper is subjective type.
Marking Scheme: No negative marking for the subjective type question paper.
No. of Question
General Ability and Intelligence (Paper-1)
General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension
UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2020
UPSC CAPF Paper-1 Syllabus 2020
Below is the syllabus for UPSC CAPF written exam paper-1:
The question of paper-1 can be divided into 6 sections which are as follows:
(i) General Mental Ability:
(ii) General Science:
Comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena
(iii) Current Events of National and International:
interplay among nations
Societal and Developmental issues
(iv) Indian Polity and Economy:
Country’s political system
The Constitution of India
Country’s social systems
Economic development in India
Regional and International security issues and
(v) History of India: Candidates must have an understanding of the general development and fall of the country in various eras especially the nationalization and freedom movements.
Social, economic and political aspects
Growth of nationalism and freedom movement.
(vi) Indian and World Geography: The section covers the physical, social, and economic aspects of geography for the world as well as for the country.