UPSC CAPF 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Result

UPSC CAPF 2020: The UPSC CAPF 2020 is a recruitment exam to be conducted by the UPSC so as to select the candidates for the post of Assistant Commandants in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). The selected candidates will be be posted in varied departments below CAPF such as CRPF, BSF, ITBP, CISF and SSB. 

The applying method for UPSC CAPF 2020 is expected to start from the month of April 2020. The candidates aspiring to seem for this test has to fill and submit the application form before the last date. During this post, we will going to discuss complete details regarding UPSC CAPF 2020 test together with exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility criteria, application form, syllabus etc.

UPSC CAPF 2020 Exam Dates:

Important Events

Tentative Dates

Releasing of application form

4th week of April 2020

Final date to submit form

3rd week of May 2020

Download admit card

3rd week of July 2020

Date of exam

2nd week of August 2020

Declaration of Result

3rd week of October 2020

UPSC CAPF Eligibility Criteria 2020:

Only Indian citizens are allowed to appear for the test.

Age Limit:
The age of a candidate ought to be between twenty to twenty five years as on first August 2020 (relaxations will be be given to the candidates from the reserved categories).

Educational Qualification:
The candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or institute.

Physical Standards:
The candidate also requires have the physical parameters as given below:





50 Kg

46 Kg


165 cm

157 cm


81 cm unexpended and 86 cm after expansion

Not applicable

UPSC CAPF Application Form 2020:

The application form for UPSC CAPF 2020 will be available solely in on-line mode through the official web site. No other mode of application form submission will be be allowed. So as to access the application form, the candidates ought to register themselves solely on the official web site. after registration, the candidates ought to login using the registration ID and password. The candidates ought to enter all the necessary details within the application form after logging in.

UPSC CAPF 2020 Application Fee:

The application fee for UPSC CAPF 2020 test will be as follows:
For Male candidates from General/ OBC categories: Rs. 200/-
For Female/ SC/ ST candidates: Nil (Exempted).

Mode of Payment:

The application fee may be paid in on-line mode by using any of Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or internet banking.
The candidates may pay the application fee by cash in any branch of SBI using a Bank Challan.

UPSC CAPF 2020 Exam Pattern:

Exam pattern for written exam:
Mode of Exam: Offline
Number of papers – 2 of} (Paper 1 & Paper 2).
Duration of Exam: 2 of} hours for Paper 1 and 3 hours for Paper 2 of}.
Type of questions: Objective type MCQs for Paper one and subjective type queries in Paper 2 of}.
Medium of Exam: English and Hindi.

Subjects and Marks for Paper 1 and Paper 2



Maximum Marks

Paper 1

General Ability and Intelligence


Paper 2

General Studies, Essay and Comprehension


Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests:




100 Meter race

Within 16 seconds

Within 18 seconds

800 Meter race

Within 3 Minutes 45 seconds

With 4 Minutes 45 seconds

Long Jump

3.5 meters (3 chances)

3.0 meters

Shot put (7.26 Kgs)

4.5 meters

Interview/ Personality Test:

The candidates who are declared qualified within the Physical test are called for interview. The interview can carry 150 marks.

How to prepare for UPSC CAPF 2020?

Regular studies are going to be the key to success.
Improve your writing skill in English language to get good marks within the Paper two.
Be updated with this affair and general knowledge topics by reading a good newspaper daily.
Keep yourself in supreme fitness to do well within the physical efficiency test.
Solve some previous year question papers and mock tests to test yourself and analyze your mistakes.

UPSC CAPF Admit Card 2020:      

The candidates can download their UPSC CAPF 2020 admit card from the official web site. so as to download the admit card, candidates ought to give some basic info like registration id/ roll no. and date of birth. The authorities can release the admit card three weeks before the date of examination. No candidate are allowed to appear for the test without a valid admit card.

UPSC CAPF Result 2020:

The results of UPSC CAPF 2020 exam are declared on the official web site of the commission. The result are announced within the form of merit list in pdf format. The merit are created on the basis of candidate’s performance in written exam and interview. 

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