• UPSC CAPF (AC) Analysis

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Update on: 20 Aug 2019 11:32:13 AM

Find the detailed exam analysis of UPSC CAPF (AC) 2019 Paper-1 & 2 held on 18th August 2019 including the Difficulty Level of the questions & number of Good Attempts.  Paper-1 was conducted in offline mode in the Objective type MCQ format for 2 hours having 125 questions of total 250 marks. There was 1/3rd negative marking for wrong answers. Paper-2 was a descriptive test. So, let’s look at the type of questions asked in this exam.

UPSC conducted the CAPF (AC) 2019 Paper-1 & 2 across different cities on 18th August 2019.  This year UPSC has announced total 323 vacancies in BSF (100), CRPF (108), CISF (28), ITBP (21) and SSB (66). Paper-1 having Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) was conducted in offline mode from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon. Paper-2 was descriptive paper including General Studies, Essay & Comprehension Questions and was held in offline mode from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. In this article we are going to share the detailed Exam Analysis of UPSC CAPF (AC) 2019 Paper-1 & 2 conducted offline on 18th August 2019.

Download the UPSC CAPF (AC) Paper-1 2019 – Question Paper & Answer Key

UPSC CAPF (AC) Paper-1 & 2 2019 Exam Analysis held on 18th August 2019

UPSC CAPF (AC) Paper-1 2019 Exam Analysis – 2 Hours


Number of Questions Asked

Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

General Mental Ability/ Reasoning



General Science


Moderate to Difficult

Current Events of National and International Importance



Indian Polity and Economy


Moderate to Difficult

History of India


Moderate to Difficult

Indian and World Geography


 Moderate to Difficult


125 Questions of 2 marks each

Moderate to Difficult (60-70)

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UPSC CAPF (AC) Paper-2 2019 Exam Analysis -3 Hours


Number of Questions Asked

Difficulty Level

Part-A (80 Marks)

Essay questions which are to be answered in long narrative form either in Hindi or English. The indicative topics are modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle, Geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability.

Moderate to Difficult

Part-B (120 Marks)

Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills – to be attempted in English only. The topics are Comprehension passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing.

Moderate to Difficult

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Highlights of UPSC CAPF (AC) Paper-1 & 2 2019 Exam:

  • The paper was conducted in Offline Mode across different cities.
  • It is compulsory to carry Admit Card with affixed Photograph on it and Original ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well. Candidates are required to bring one ball point pen also.
  • In Paper-1 each question was of 2 mark.
  • There was negative marking of 1/3rd mark for wrong answers in Paper-1.
  • The questions were in both English and Hindi Language.
  • There will be minimum qualifying marks separately in each Paper as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion. Paper-I will be evaluated first and evaluation of Paper-II will be done only of those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I.

Important Points to Remember after UPSC CAPF (AC) 2019 Paper-1 & 2

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.

Interview/Personality Test: Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests, will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by UPSC. The Interview/Personality Test will carry 150 Marks.

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.

The above analysis will help you to assess your rank among the thousands of candidates, who have appeared for the UPSC CAPF (AC) 2019 Paper-1 & 2 Exam held on 18th August 2019.


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