UPSC CAPF Asst. Commandant Syllabus AC Exam Pattern PDF

April 26, 2023

UPSC CAPF Asst. Commandant Syllabus

The Union Public Service Commission has given the newest UPSC CAPF Asst. Commandant Syllabus and Exam Pattern of the written examination, Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Standard Test, and Medical Test are given in the CAPF AC Notification. We have provided detailed information of the CRPF, SSB, ITBP, and CISF Assistant Commandant Syllabus on this page against the selection process of AC posts. The written examination will be conducted shortly on the different venues in India.

Download- UPSC CAPF Asst. Commandant Admit Card

Advt NO. : 09/2023-CPF



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UPSC CAPF Asst. Commandant Exam Pattern & Syllabus Details-

Recruitment Board NameUnion Public Service Commission
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Important Details

The Starting and Closing Dates for applying UPSC Assistant Commandant Recruitment- 26/04/2023 to 16/05/2023

Last Date Fee Payment: 16/05/2023

Exam Date- 06/08/2023

The Releasing Date of UPSC Assistant Commandant Admit Card- will be uploaded to the official website of the department 15 days before the examination date.

UPSC CAPF Asst. Commandant Exam Notification PDF
Selection Process

Written Examination- 450 Marks

Physical Standard Test

Physical Efficiency Test

Medical Test

Personal Interview- 150 Marks

Final Merit List will be based on the candidate’s performance in the written test & personal Interview.

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UPSC CAPF Asst. Commandant Exam Patten Details- Written Examination-
  1. The written examination will be held soon by the Union Public Service Commission.
  2. This written test will comprise two papers.
Paper I-

This Paper will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon.

General Ability and Intelligence - 250 Marks.

The questions in this paper will be of Objective (Multiple Answers) Types.

The language will be used in the question paper- English & Hindi.

Negative Marking- One-Third marks will be deducted on each wrong answer.


This paper will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension- 200 Marks.

The candidates will have to write the Essay Component in English or Hindi.

The candidates will have to write Precis Writing, Comprehension Components, and other communications/ language skills in English only.

UPSC CAPF Asst. Commandant Syllabus Details-

Paper I-  CAPF Assistant Commandant Syllabus for General Ability and Intelligence- General Mental Ability-

Logical reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

Numerical ability

Data Interpretation.

General Science-

General awareness

Scientific temper


Appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation

New areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology, and Environmental Science.

Current Events of National and International Importance- Awareness of current events of national and international importance in the broad areas of followings-







Societal and developmental issues industry, business, globalization, and interplay among nations.

Indian Polity and Economy-

knowledge of the Country’s political system

Constitution of India

Social systems and public administration

Economic development in India

Regional and international security issues and human rights including its indicators.

History of India-

Indian social, economic, and political aspects.

The growth of nationalism and freedom movement.

Indian and World Geography-

The questions will be based on the physical, social, and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.

Paper-II- General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension


Essay questions which are to be answered in the long narrative form either in Hindi or English of 80 Marks.

The indicative topics are modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability.


Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills- to be attempted in English only (Marks 120)

The topics are Comprehension passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar, and other aspects of language testing.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) Details-

Male Candidates-

100 Meters race in 18 seconds.

800 Meters race in 4 minutes 45 seconds.

Long Jump 3.5 Meters in three chances.

Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.)-  4.5 Meters

Female Candidates-

100 Meters race in 16 seconds.

800 Meters race in 3 minutes 45.

Long Jump- 3.0 meters in 03 chances.

Physical Standards-

Male Candidates-

Height- 165 cm

Chest- 81 Cm. to 86 Cm.

Weight- 50 KG

Female Candidates-

Height- 157 cm

Weight- 46 KG

Medical Standards-

Distance Vision-

Better Eye-  6/6- 6/9

Worse Eye- 6/12- 6/9

Near Vision-

Better Eye-  N6

Worse Eye- N9

Kindly Note- Please check the official notification PDF for more details.

Download UPSC CPF AC Notification- Click Here

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