UPSC CAPF Exam 2017 Announced | Jobs in Central Armed Police Forces

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.



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

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