UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2020 for Assistant Commandants | 209 Posts | Last Date: 07 September 2020

UPSC CAPF 2020 – Union Public Service Commission invites online application form from the eligible candidates for the post of Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination 2020 for 209 vacancies. Candidates who completed any degree are eligible to apply for this job. The selection is based on the Written Examination, Physical and Medical Standards Tests and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Interview/ Personality Test. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online at (https://www.upsconline.nic.in) website on or before 07 September 2020.  The detailed eligibility criteria and application process of UPSC CAPF Recruitment are given below.



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UPSC CAPF 2020 Details: 

Exam Name Central Armed Police Forces Examination 2020
Job Role Assistant Commandants
Qualification Any degree
Total Posts 209
Experience Freshers
Salary Not Disclosed
Job Location Across India
Application Start Date 18 August 2020
Last Date 07 September 2020

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification: 

  • Candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.

Physical Standards:

Men Women
Height 165 cm 157 cm
Chest 81 cm (unexpanded)
(with 5 cm minimum expansion)
(Not applicable)
Weight 50 kg. 46 kg.

Age limit (As on 01.08.2020): 20 to 25 years

Relaxations in upper age limit:

  • 5 years for SC/ST candidates
  • 3 years for OBC candidates
  • Others as per government policy

UPSC CAPF – List of vacancies: 209 Posts

  • Border Security Force (BSF) – 78 Posts
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) – 13 Posts
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) – 69 Posts
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) – 27 Posts
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) – 22 Posts
UPSC CAPF Recruitment Selection Process:
  • Selection will be based on Written Examination, Physical and Medical Standards Tests and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Interview/ Personality Test.
  • The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test.

Scheme of Examination:



Name of Test Marks
General Ability and Intelligence 250
General Studies, Essay and Comprehension 200
Interview/Personality Test 150
Total 600

Application Fee: Rs.200/- (No Fee for SC/ST/Female candidates)

Mode of Payment:

  • Offline Mode – By depositing the money in any branch of the SBI by cash
  • Online Mode – By using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/ Master /RuPay Credit/Debit Card.

How to apply for UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2020?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position online at https://www.upsconline.nic.in website on or before 07 September 2020.

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Important Dates to Remember:

  • Starting date for submission of online application: 18.08.2020
  • Last date for submission of online application: 07.09.2020
  • Payment of Application Fee through Online mode (Debit/Credit Card /Internet Banking): 07.09.2020
  • Payment of Application Fee through Offline mode (Pay-by-Cash): 06.09.2020
  • Date of Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam: 20.12.2020