UPSC CAPF Salary 2023: Check Pay Scale, Allowances, Job Profile

UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant Officers will be eligible to draw monthly salary in the pay band - 3 and with basic pay equal to Rs 15,600 along with other perks and allowances.

Get All Details About UPSC CAPF Salary
Get All Details About UPSC CAPF Salary

UPSC CAPF Salary 2023: The Union Public Service Commission recruits eligible candidates for the UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant for armed forces namely, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP),  Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The UPSC CAPF salary package consists of the pay scale and allowances as prescribed by the commission. 

The commission will release the online application form for UPSC CAPF on 26th April 2023. The last date to fill out the application form will be 16th May 2023. The UPSC CAPF 2023 exam is going to be held on 06th August 2023. 

Candidates who are aspiring for the UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant post should be well versed with the salary structure along with perks, allowances and job profile etc. In this article, we have discussed the detailed UPSC CAPF annual package, salary structure, allowances, job profile and career growth. 

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UPSC CAPF 2023 Calendar



UPSC CAPF Notification Release Date

26th April 2023

UPSC CAPF Online Registration Start Date

26th April 2023

UPSC CAPF Online Registration End Date

16th May 2023

UPSC CAPF AC 2023 Application Withdrawal Date

To be Announced

UPSC CAPF AC Admit Card 2023 Date

To be Announced

UPSC CAPF AC 2023 Written Exam Date

06th August 2023

UPSC CAPF AC Result Date

To be Announced

UPSC CAPF Annual Package

The annual package for UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant comprises basic pay, allowances and benefits. Apart from this, the amount of the monthly salary also depends on the miscellaneous allowances prescribed by the armed force in which the candidate is recruited. 

Presently, the Assistant  Commandant of UPSC is eligible to withdraw monthly salary in the pay band 3 as per the 7th pay commission. With that, the monthly salary applicable for an Assistant Commandant becomes Rs 51,480 and the UPSC CAPF annual package amounts to Rs 6,17,760.

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UPSC CAPF Salary Structure 2023

Candidates who qualify for all the UPSC CAPF selection process, written exam, PET and interview round will be eligible to draw salary in the pay scale of INR 56100-177500/- (Level 3). 

The monthly salary structure of a UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant will comprise basic pay along with allowances namely, dearness allowance, grade pay etc. Go through the detailed table mentioned below to know about the UPSC CAPF salary breakup:

UPSC CAPF Salary Inputs


Basic Pay

Rs. 15,600/-

Grade Pay

Rs. 5,400/-

Dearness Allowance (DA)

Rs. 26,250/-

In hand Salary

Rs. 44,135/-


Rs. 51,480/-

Perks and Allowances

The UPSC CAPF salary is very hefty and attractive due to the pay scale and allowances. These allowances are paid to the Assistant Commandant on a monthly basis along with the UPSC CAPF AC in-hand salary. Go through the section below to know about the detailed UPSC CAPF AC allowances:

  • Dearness Allowance
  • Money for Ration
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Special Duty Allowance
  • Medical Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Hardship Allowance

UPSC CAPF Job Profile

Candidates who ace all the rounds of the UPSC CAPF exam pattern are posted in any of the armed forces namely, BSF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB, CISF, NSG and SPG as Assistant Commandant. In the following table, we have mentioned the roles and responsibilities to be administered by the UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant in different post. 


Roles and Responsibilities


Combat Trans-border crimes

Prevent the entry or exit of unauthorized individuals from Indian Territory

Prevent illegal activities such as smuggling.


Controlling riots and crowds

Conducting counter-militancy operations

Combating left-wing extremism

Safeguarding vital installations and VIPs Protecting the environment, and preparing for wartime aggression.


Protecting VIPs, banks, and sensitive installations

Monitoring and preventing any illegal activities across the border such as smuggling and illegal immigration.


Security personnel are tasked with guarding the Indian borders with Nepal and Bhutan and taking prompt action in case of any illegal activities.


Assistant Commandants are responsible for providing security to 356 industrial units, government infrastructure projects, facilities, and establishments located throughout India.


play a crucial role in combating terrorist activities and protecting states against internal disturbances


The Assistant Commandant does the job of protecting the Prime Minister of India, and in certain cases, their family

UPSC CAPF Career Growth & Promotions

Candidates who join UPSC CAPF as Assistant Commandant have a great scope for career growth and promotions while working for the organisation. The career growth of the candidate is subjected to the candidates qualifying for the internal exams conducted by the commission from time to time. Post qualifying for the exam, the candidates not only get an elevation in their job profile but also an increment in their salary. 

Check out the detailed promotional hierarchy for the UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant below. 


Pay Band


Assistant Commandant

Pay Band - 3

Rs. 56,100 - Rs. 1,77,500

Deputy Commandant

Pay Band - 3

Rs. 67,700 - Rs. 2,08,700


Pay Band - 3

Rs. 78,800 - Rs. 2,09,200

Sr. Commandant

Pay Band - 4

Rs. 1,23,000 - Rs.2,15,900

Deputy Inspector General

Pay Band - 4

Rs. 1,31,000 - Rs. 2,16,600

Inspector General

Pay Band - 4

Rs. 1,44,000 - Rs. 2,18,000

Additional Director General


Rs. 1,82,200 - Rs. 2,24,100


Apex Fixed

Rs. 2,25,000


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What allowances and perks are applicable for a UPSC CAPF?

UPSC CAPF profile is eligible to get allowances and benefits namely, Dearness Allowance, Money for Ration, House Rent Allowance, Special Duty Allowance, Medical Allowance etc along with the monthly salary.

What is the annual package for a UPSC CAPF?

Candidates who join the armed forces as UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandants are eligible to get an annual package equal to Rs 6,17,760. This annual package comprises of prescribed basic pay and allowances.

Is UPSC CAPF eligible for career growth post-appointment?

Yes, post joining the armed forces as a UPSC CAPF AC, canddiates can appear in the promotional exams conducted by the department from time to time.

What is the pay band for UPSC CAPF 2023?

The applicable pay band for UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant is level 3 of the 7th pay commission.

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