CAPF is a competitive exam conducted by the UPSC to recruit candidates in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).

Central Armed Police Forces Exam

CAPF is a competitive exam conducted by the UPSC to recruit candidates in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). CAPF (AC) exam provides the opportunity for a direct entry at the Assistant Commandant (AC) level in the paramilitary forces in India. The CAPF exam is conducted every year to recruit candidates for the said position in the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). Ministry of Home Affairs is the cadre controlling authority for the CAPF.

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The nationality for UPSC CAPF are citizen of India, subject of Nepal and Bhutan are also allowed to apply in the exam. The lower age limit for the CAPF exam is 20 years and the upper age limit is less than 25 years and have been born not earlier than August 2, 1997, and not later than August 1, 2002.

Exam Pattern

The UPSC CAPF exam is a three-stage exam having only one written exam. The candidates need to go through the UPSC CAPF exam pattern to prepare well for the exam. UPSC will issue the admit card to the candidates without fully scrutinising the application form. 


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