UPSC CAPF 2022: Check Eligibility Criteria Detailed, Age Limit, Selection Process, How to Apply for 253 Vacancies

Check UPSC CAPF 2022 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Selection Process, How to Apply for 253 Vacancies of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in Central Armed Police Forces.

Updated: May 17, 2022 14:25 IST
UPSC CAPF 2022 Eligibility Criteria Detailed Age Limit Selection Process How to Apply 253 Vacancies
UPSC CAPF 2022 Eligibility Criteria Detailed Age Limit Selection Process How to Apply 253 Vacancies

UPSC CAPF 2022 Eligibility Criteria: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited applications from eligible Indian male and female citizens for the recruitment of 253 Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

The online registration for UPSC CAPF 2022 Assistant Commandants was open from 20th April 2022 to 10th May 2022. Eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admission Certificate three weeks before the commencement of the UPSC CAPF AC 2022 Written Exam which is scheduled to be held on 7th August 2022.

The Commission has introduced the facility of withdrawal of application for those candidates who do not want to appear for the Examination. The online Applications can be withdrawn from 17th May 2022 to 23 May 2022 till 6.00 PM. Read below to know important instructions for withdrawal of applications.

In this article, we have shared UPSC CAPF 2022 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Selection Process, How to Apply for 253 Vacancies of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in Central Armed Police Forces.

Also Read: UPSC CAPF 2022: Check Detailed Syllabus Section-wise & Latest Exam Pattern

UPSC CAPF 2022 Calendar/ Important Dates

Event

Dates

UPSC CAPF Notification Release Date

20th April 2022

UPSC CAPF Online Registration Start Date

20th April 2022

UPSC CAPF Online Registration End Date

10th May 2022

UPSC CAPF AC 2022 Application Withdrawal Date

17th May to 23rd May 2022

UPSC CAPF AC Admit Card 2022 Date

2nd/ 3rd week of July 2022

UPSC CAPF AC 2022 Written Exam Date

7th August 2022

UPSC CAPF AC Result Date

Expected in September - October 2022

UPSC CAPF 2022 Vacancies

Central Armed Police Forces

Vacancies

Border Security Force (BSF)

66

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

29

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

62

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

14

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

82

Total

253 Vacancies

NOTE: The number of vacancies mentioned above is liable to alteration. Reservation will be given effect to as per policy of the Govt. 10% of the vacancies are earmarked for ex-servicemen. In case the vacancies reserved for Ex-servicemen remain unfilled due to nonavailability of eligible or qualified candidates, the same shall be filled by candidates from non ex-servicemen category.

UPSC CAPF 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of e-Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents is taken up only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test.

Nationality

A candidate must be either:

(a) a citizen of India, or

(b) a subject of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

Sex/Gender

Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants.

Age Limit

A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August, 2022, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1997 and not later than 1st August, 2002.

Upper Age Limit

Category

Age Limit Relaxation

SC/ST

5 Years

OBC

3 Years

Civilian Central Government Servants/ Ex-Servicemen

5 Years

Educational Qualifications

A 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.

UPSC CAPF 2022 Selection Process

Candidates applying for UPSC CAPF 2022 Assistant Commandants, they will undergo a Selection Process as follows:

(i) Written Exam

UPSC will be conducting the written exam on 7th August 2022 that will comprise two papers (Paper-1 and Paper-2).

(ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests

Candidates who are declared qualified in the written examination will be summoned for Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.

(iii) Interview/Personality Test

Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests, will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission.

(iv) Final Selection / Merit

The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test.

Also Read: UPSC CAPF 2022: Check Selection Procedure, Physical & Medical Standards

UPSC CAPF 2022 How to Apply

(i) Candidates are required to apply online only by using the official website of UPSC. The Online Applications can be filled from 20th April 2022 to 10th May 2022 till 6 PM after which the link will be disabled.

(ii) Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available on the above-mentioned site through drop-down menus.

(iii) Before starting filling up Online Application, a candidate must have his photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 300 KB each and must not be less than 20 KB in size for the photograph and signature.

(iv) Candidate should have details of one Photo ID Card viz. Aadhaar Card/Voter Card/PAN Card/ Passport/Driving License/Any other Photo ID Card issued by the State/Central Government. The details of this Photo ID Card will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. The candidates will have to upload a scanned copy of the Photo ID whose details have been provided in the online application by him/her. This Photo ID Card will be used for all future referencing and the candidate is advised to carry this Photo ID Card while appearing for the Examination/Personality Test.

(v) The Commission has introduced the facility of withdrawal of application for those candidates who do not want to appear for the Examination. The online Applications can be withdrawn from 17th May 2022 to 23 May 2022 till 6.00 PM.

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS TO WITHDRAW APPLICATION

The Commission has provided the withdrawal facility from 17.05.2022 to 23.05.2022 (till 6.00 PM) to those candidates who do not want to appear in this Examination. Candidates are advised to go through the instructions carefully before filling up the request for withdrawal of their application. 

1. Candidates are advised to provide the details of registered application with registration-id which was completed and submitted finally. There is no provision for withdrawing of incomplete applications.

2. Before making the request for withdrawal, candidate must ensure that they have access to the registered mobile number and email-id which were provided by them at the time of submission of application. Separate OTPs will be sent by the Commission on the registered mobile number and email-id. Request for withdrawal will be accepted only after it is confirmed by validating the OTP details sent on candidate’s mobile and email-id. Such OTPs will be valid for 30 Minutes only.

3. Request for generating OTP for withdrawal of application will be accepted only till 5.30 PM on 23.05.2022.

4. If a candidate has submitted more than one application form then the higher registration-id of Application (latest) will be considered for withdrawal and all earlier applications will be treated as cancelled automatically.

5. After the final acceptance of the request for online withdrawal of application, the candidate must print the authenticated receipt. Once application has been withdrawn by the candidate, it cannot be revived in future.

6. UPSC has no provision to refund any fee amount paid by candidates, so in case of successful withdrawal of application the fees will not be refunded.

7. On successful completion of withdrawal of application, an auto-generated email and SMS will be sent on candidate’s registered email-id and mobile. In case any candidate has not submitted the request for withdrawal of application he/she may contact UPSC on email-id: upscsoap@nic.in immediately.

8. Candidates are advised not to share the OTPs received on email and SMS to anybody.

UPSC CAPF Application Form 2022

FAQ

Q1. How many vacancies are there in UPSC CAPF 2022?

UPSC CAPF 2022 Vacancies: A total of 253 Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) viz. BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP and SSB.

Q2. What is the age limit for UPSC CAPF 2022?

UPSC CAPF 2022 Age Limit: Minimum 20 years and Maximum 25 years as on 1st August 2022.

Q3. What is the educational qualification for UPSC CAPF 2022?

Read our article UPSC CAPF 2022: Check Eligibility Criteria Detailed, Age Limit, Selection Process, How to Apply for 253 Vacancies.

Q4. What is the application start date for UPSC CAPF 2022?

UPSC CAPF 2022 Application Start Date: 20th April 2022.

Q5. What is the exam date for UPSC CAPF 2022?

UPSC CAPF 2022 Exam Date: 7th August 2022.

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