UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Selection Procedure check here

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Selection Procedure

UPSC conducts CAPF 2018 examination for Assistant Commandant Posts (AC), (Group A) in various armed forces such as ITBP, BSF, CRPF, CAPF, CISF and SSB. There are specified level of selection for the post of AC (Assistant Commandant) under CAPF recruitment. For more details the candidates are advised to go thru the official website of UPSC.

 Selection Procedure of CAPF AC

The selection procedure of CAPF AC will be completed into 3 phases-

  1. Written examination

There will be 2 papers in written test. The applicants have to qualify in both the paper for further processing for selection.

Paper Subjects Questions Type Marks Duration
Paper I General Ability & Intelligence 125 MCQ 250 2 hours
Paper II General Studies, Essay & Comprehension _______ MCQ 200 3 hours
  1. Physical standards (PST), Physical efficiency and Medical standards tests

The qualified applicants of written examination will be called for this phase. The successful applicants of this phase will be further called for final phase which is personal interview. The details for Physical standards (PST) and Physical efficiency test are as below-

Physical Standards- Minimum requirements are

Physical Standards- Minimum requirements are                                    

  For Female For Male
Height 157 cms 165 cms
Chest NA 81 cms (86 cms expanded)
Weight 46 kg 50 kg


The female candidates with pregnancy during PET will be disqualified and will be rejected.

Physical Efficiency Tests (PET)- CAPF selection procedure 2016


Tests Females Males
100 mt. race In 18 seconds In 16 seconds
800 mt. race In 4 minutes 45 seconds In 3 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump 3.0 mt. (3 chances) 3.5 mt. (3 chances)
Shot-put (7.26 kgs) _______  4.5 mt.
  1. Personal interview

The qualified applicants of phase I and phase II (written test and physical standards) will be called to attempt last phase (personal interview). The applicants who are medically unfit will be referring to appear before the “Review Medical Board” on request & be able to attend the interview provisionally. The personal interview test will have maximmum 150 marks.

These applicants will be asked to mark their preferences for the services in DAF (detailed application form).

In this phase the applicants will be selected on the basis of their body language or personality and behavioral knowledge.

End selection for UPSC CAPF AC 2018

The scores of all 3 phase (written examination, physical standards and personal interview) all together will be considered for end selection by UPSC. The merit list of finally selected applicants will be declared in the official website of UPSC.

For more information about selection procedure of UPSC CAPF AC 2018, you are advised to read official notice.


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