CAPF AC Notification 2024, Eligibility, Exam Date, Fee, Selection Process 

Notification for CAPF AC 2024 exam is all set to be released officially by the Union Public Service Commission on April 24, 2024 for recruitment of Assistant Commandants in various Central Armed Police Forces like the BSF, CRPF, CISF, etc, the window to apply will be available till May 14, 2024.

CAPF AC Notification 2024

Candidates who are interested in appearing in the CAPF AC 2024 examination to be held by UPSC need to know that the online application for it will be available from 24 April to 14 May 2024. Each individual who is interested may download the notification and check the detailed information regarding it.

Exam Name CAPF AC 2024
Conducting Authority Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Recruitment Position Assistant Commandants (ACs) in various Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)
Vacancies 506
Application Period April 24, 2024, to May 14, 2024
Exam Date August 4, 2024
Application Fee ₹200/- (Exempt for SC/ST males and all females)
Eligibility Criteria Bachelor’s degree, aged between 20 and 25 years (as of August 1, 2024)
Selection Process Written Exam, Physical Standards Test (PST)/Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Interview/Personality Test
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Notification PDF Check Here
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If you are among those thousands of candidates who want to be appointed as ACs in various CAPFs like the BSF, CRPF, CISF, etc, then you need to know that the window to apply will be available only on the UPSC’s website for four weeks. One who meets the certain eligibility is highly recommended to apply in the initial stage. 

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CAPF AC 2024 Recruitment 

Candidates who are eagerly waiting for the release of the notification for CAPF AC 2024 for recruitment of Assistant Commandants in  BSF, CRPF, CISF, SSB or ITBP need to know that important dates, eligibility criteria and other details will be available on the advertisement; to know more about it stay tuned.

CAPF AC 2024 Vacancy 

Number of vacancies for the post of ACs in CAPFs is not yet disclosed officially by the Union Public Service Commission. It is 506, shortly after its release, you will be able to check the reservation details from the table below.

Central Armed Police Force Vacancies
Border Security Force (BSF) 186
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 120
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) 100
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) 58
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 42
Total 506

Shortly after the release of notification for CAPF AC 2024 exam by the Union Public Service Commission, we will update the details about vacancy.

CAPF AC 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for the CAPF AC 2024 exam in terms of educational qualification and age limit is available below.

  • Educational Qualification: One must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, and those awaiting results may apply provisionally.
  • Age Limit: A candidate must be aged between 20 and 25 years as of August 1, 2024, and there will be upper age relaxation for 3 and 5 years to OBC and SC/ST, respectively.

Note: Consideration is given to candidates with NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ Certificates during the interview/personality test phase.

CAPF AC 2024 Application Fee

To apply for the CAPF AC 2024 exam, a candidate will have to pay an application fee of ₹200/-. However, male of SC/ST and females of all categories are exempt from the fee. Own will be able to make the required fee payment using one of the provided payment gateway on or before the deadline of fee submission.

CAPF AC 2024 Exam Date 

Date for the written exam for the post of Assistant Commandants in CAPFs i.e. BSF, CRPF, CISF, SSB and ITBP are announced officially by the Union Public Service Commission. It is all set to be held on 04th August 2024 with an exam time duration of 02 hours and 03 hours for Paper I and II, respectively.

CAPF AC 2024 Selection Process 

Selection process for CAPF AC 2024 consists of three stages, which are the Written Exam, PST/PET and Interview/Personality Test. One may get the details about it from below.

Written Exam

  • Mode: Online
  • Duration:
    • Paper I: 2 Hours
    • Paper II: 3 Hours
  • Total Questions:
    • Paper I: 125
    • Paper II: 6
  • Maximum Marks:
    • Paper I: 250
    • Paper II: 200
  • Question Type:
    • Paper I: Objective 
    • Paper II: Descriptive 
  • Marking Scheme:
    • Paper I: -0.33 for each incorrect answer
    • Paper II: No negative marking
  • Sections:
    • Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence
    • Paper II: General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension
  • Medium:
    • Paper I: English and Hindi
    • Paper II: English

Physical Standards Test (PST) / Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

  • Height:
    • Male: 165cm
    • Female: 157cm
  • Chest:
    • Male: 81cm with 5cm expansion
    • Female: Not Applicable
  • Weight:
    • Male: 50kg
    • Female: 46kg
  • 100 Meters Race
    • Males: Within 16 seconds
    • Females: Within 18 seconds
  • 800 Meters Race
    • Males: Within 3 minutes 45 seconds
    • Females: Within 4 minutes 45 seconds
  • Long Jump
    • Males: 3.5 meters (3 chances)
    • Females: 3.0 meters (3 chances)
  • Shot Put (7.26 Kgs)
    • Males: 4.5 meters
    • Females: Not Applicable (NA)

Interview/Personality Test:

  • Mode: In-person
  • Duration: Variable
  • Questions: Various topics
  • Marks: 150
  • Medium: English (or Hindi if preferred by candidate)

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