The UPSC CAPF 2017 exam for the post of Assistant Commandant (AC) has been announced by Union Public Service Commission.The CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) examination is held for vacancies that exist in the forces such as Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
The Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) forms an intergral part of the paramiltitary force of the nation.The job profile of these recruited officers depends on the department they are posted.
UPSC CAPF Posts
There are a total of 179 vacancies of Assistant Commandants positions in the following depts:
Border Security Force (BSF): 28
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF): 65
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF): 23
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB): 63
Dates to Note
Last date to submit applications: May 5, 2017
Written examination: July 23, 2017
Who are Eligible?
If you wish to apply for UPSC CAPF 2017 exam, here are the elgiibility conditions that you need to fulfil:
Age: Candidate should be 20 - 25 yrs, as on August 1, 2017 (max age relaxed by 3 yrs for OBC, 5 yrs for SC/ST)
Education: Should be a graduate
The candidates would be selected on the basis of a written examination, physical and medical standards tests, physical efficiency test (PET) and interview/ personality test.
How to Register
General/ OBC candidates (males) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200 either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI on or before May 5, 2017
Female /SC/ ST candidates are exempted from payment of fees.
Those who are interested to apply for the UPSC CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) recruitment 2017, can download the official notification from their website here