UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers

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UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Previous Year Question Papers

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 will be conducted by UPSC on 12th August 2018. This blog provides you UPSC CAPF AC previous year question papers and all information like important dates, eligibility criteria etc.

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Application form, Eligibility Criteria, and Exam Dates

Exam for Central Armed Police Force (CAPF)- Assistant Commandants (AC) is conducted by UPSC. The exam is conducted probably in the month of June-July every year. Candidates interested in working with CAPF like CISF, SSB, CRPF, BSF, and ITBP have to fill the application form before the last date. This article will give you all important related with UPSC CAPF AC 2018 examination.

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Exam Overview

EXAM NAME UPSC CAPF AC 2018 (Central Armed Police Force)
CONDUCTING BODY Union Public Service Commission
OFFICIAL  WEBSITE www.upsc.gov.in
EXAM TYPE Central Level Recruitment
RECRUITS FOR Group A (Assistant Commandants) including BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, and SSB.
MODE OF Exam Offline Mode
NUMBER OF QUESTIONS  Paper-1: 125, Paper- 2: 7
TOTAL MARKS Paper- 1: 250,  Paper-2: 200
TYPE OF QUESTIONS Paper-1: MCQ (Multiple Choice Question), Paper-2: Descriptive Type Questions
EXAM DURATION Paper-1: 2 Hours,  Paper 2: 3 Hours
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Bachelor’s degree
EXAM DATE Will be updated soon.

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Important Dates

Notification will start from 25th April 2018
Last date to fill applications 21st May 2018
CAPF 2018 AC Exam date 12th August 2018
Result will be declared on September 2018
The date for Personal Interview November 2018

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Application Form

You can download the application form from UPSC official websites from April 2018. There is two part of the application form Part I&II. Each part has to be filled by candidate separately. During the registration phase, you have to provide valid email id and phone number.  Necessary information and personal details have to be filled in the form. You must have your passport size photograph and signature ready to upload after filling necessary details in the form. 

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidate having Indian citizenship can apply.
  2. Male/ Female candidates can apply for AC post except for ITBP. Only male candidates are eligible for ITBP post.
  3. Candidate must have completed graduation from a recognized university.
  4. Age of candidate must be between 20 and 25 years as on 1st August 2018.
  5. Candidate must have passed the minimum physical standard criteria stated in the official notification

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Application Fee

  • The application fee is Rs. 200/-.
  • There is no application fee for SC/ST category and female candidates.
  • Online payment of fees can be done by using Netbanking, Credit/ Debit cards.
  • The application fee is not refundable.

CAPF AC 2018 Selection Process

The selection process is divided into 3 parts. Candidates have to clear Written Exam, Physical and Medical Test and Physical Efficiency Test (PET & PI) in order to reach the final stage.

  1. Part-I: Written Exam
  2. Part-II: Physical Endurance Test and Medical
  3. Part-III: Interview/Personality Test

1. Written Exam Pattern

This stage has two papers.

Paper I – General Ability and Intelligence (Objective type questions)

The paper has MCQs type of questions. Marks allotted is 250 marks. The medium of paper is in Hindi as well as English.

Duration 2 hours
Type of questions Multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Total number of questions 125
Total marks 250
Language Hindi & English

 

Paper II – General Studies, Essay & Comprehension (Descriptive type questions)

This paper has the descriptive type of questions. Marks allotted to this paper is 200 marks. carries 200 marks. Candidates have an option of writing component either in English or Hindi. The way/medium of writing would be in English only

Duration 3 hours
Type of questions Descriptive type questions
Total number of questions 7
Total marks 200 marks
Negative marking Yes, 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each incorrect response
Physical Standards
Aspects Of Male Of Female
Height 165 cms 157 cms
Chest 81 cms (86 cms expanded)
Weight 50 kg 46 kg

Note: Pregnant female candidates cannot appear for PET.

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

Personal Interview

Candidates who clear written as well as medical examination will qualify for interview round. The interview is conducted to judge candidates character, behavioral knowledge, and personality.

Exam Centers

Agartala, Shillong, Delhi, Gangtok, Chandigarh, Madurai, Panaji (Goa), Kochi, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Shimla, Dharwad, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Patna, Kohima, Vishakhapatnam, Aizawl, Srinagar, Dispur, Imphal, Cuttack, Nagpur, Port Blair, Kolkata, Sambalpur, Allahabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Bhopal, Itanagar, Dehradun, Jorhat, Raipur, Lucknow, Bareilly, Bangalore, Tirupati, Jammu, Jaipur, Ranchi.

CAPF AC 2018 Result

UPSC CAPF 2018 results will be expected in the month of September. The result is shared at UPSC official website. Candidates who cleared written exam will have to appear for physical endurance test and then medical test.

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Cut-Off

Commission decides CAPF AC cut-off. Candidates have to score minimum cut-off to qualify for the next round.

Category Paper I (out of 250) Written test (out of 450) Final Selection (out of 600)
General 110-120 170-180 275-285
Other Backward Class (OBC) 110-120 170-180 270-280
Scheduled Caste (SC) 90-100 150-160 250-260
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 90-100 145-155 245-255
Ex-Servicemen (ExS) 35-45 65-75 200-210

UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Syllabus

  1. English Writing: Comprehension, Sentence correction, Essay Writing, Counterargument, English Grammar, Precise writing, and more.

2. General Intelligence: Coding and Decoding, Syllogisms, Relationship Concepts, Arrangements, Analysis and Ranking, Statement Conclusion, Arithmetical Reasoning, Visual Memory, Spatial Orientation, Figural Classification, Space Visualization and Decision Making, Problem Solving, Analogies, Arithmetic Number Series,  etc. 

3. General Studies: Economy, History – India, Geography – India, Current Events – National & International, Eminent Personalities, General Polity, General Science, Indian National Movement, Cultural Heritage, Environment, About India, Indian Constitution, Science & Technology etc.

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers

Candidates must practice on UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers before appearing for the actual exam.  Solving previous year question paper help candidates to have a brief idea of exam pattern. Practicing is key to clear any exam. The habit of practicing increase confidence level of the candidate. Candidate can manage his/her time more efficiently. Candidate can evaluate his/ her performance in the exam. You can download UPSC CAPF AC 2018 Previous Year Question Papers in the shared link below:

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers – 2017

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers – 2016

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers – 2015

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers – 2014

  • CAPF (AC) Exam Paper – General Ability & Intelligence
  • CAPF (AC) Exam Paper – Essay, Precis Writing & Comprehension

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers – 2013

  • CAPF (AC) Exam Paper – “Essay, Precis Writing & Comprehension”
  • CAPF (AC) Exam Paper – “General Ability & Intelligence”

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers – 2012

  • CPF (AC) Exam Paper – “Essay, Precis Writing & Comprehension”
  • CAPF (AC) Exam Paper – “General Ability & Intelligence”
  • CAPF (AC) Exam Paper – “General Ability & Intelligence(held on 11 Nov 2012)

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers – 2011

  • CPF (AC) Exam Paper – “General Ability & Intelligence”
  • CPF (AC) Exam Paper – “Essay, Precis Writing & Comprehension”

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers – 2010

  • CPF (AC) Exam Paper – “Essay, Precis Writing & Comprehension”
  • CPF (AC) Exam Paper – “General Ability & Intelligence”

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers – 2009

  • CPF (AC) Exam Paper – “Essay, Precis Writing & Comprehension”
  • CPF (AC) Exam Paper – “General Ability & Intelligence”

 

 

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