UPSC CAPF 2018 AC Exam Pattern – Check here

UPSC will release the official notification for CAPF 2018 very soon (most probably in 12th April 2018). CAPF 2018 Exam will be held in the July 2018. The candidates are advised to go for complete examination pattern before candidates start their preparation. This will help them to understand the examination pattern and do well performance in the examination.

CAPF Exam Pattern

  • There will be held 2 papers in CAPF 2018 examination- paper I and Paper II.
  • Paper 1st will contain questions from General Ability & Intelligence and Paper 2nd will be from General Studies, Essay & Comprehension.
  • Paper 1st will have multi choice questions type, whereas Paper 2nd will have conventional/descriptive type questions.
  • Question paper I will have 125 questions of compulsory type, whereas Paper 2nd will have 20 questions of compulsory type.
  • The maximum marks allotted for Paper 1st will be 250, whereas for Paper 2nd will be 200.
  • Time duration for paper 1st will be 2 hours, whereas for paper 2nd will be 3 hours.
  • There is negative marking scheme for wrong answers for any paper.

Paper-wise CAPF Exam Pattern

Paper 1st (General Ability & Intelligence)

  • General mental ability
  • General Science
  • Indian & world geography
  • Indian polity & economy
  • History of India
  • Current events of national & international importance

The maximum time duration of paper 1st will be 2 hours and total questions will be 125. There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Paper 2nd (General studies, essay & comprehension)

Paper 2nd will have subjective type. There will be 10 questions (approx.) and total maximum marks will be 200 for paper 2nd. The duration of examination for paper 2nd will be 3 hours.

Topics Marks Questions
Precis writing 30 2
Report writing 20 1
Essay writing (approx. 800 words) 80 1
Question from comprehension & passage 40 2
Counter argument type questions 10 2
Other grammar questions 20  
Total marks for the paper 200  

Note- For extra details about UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2018, all the applicants are requested to visit official website.


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