UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2017 – Central Armed Police Forces Exam Announced


UPSC CAPF Apply Online 2017 : Dear Aspirants, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official Notification for the Recruitment of Assistant Commandants under the CAPF Examination 2017  [Central Armed Police Forces]. 

The CAPF examination is conducted for filling the vacancies that comes under the forces such as Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). Eligible Candidates can apply for the UPSC CAPF Examination from the Official website of UPSC ( Submitting of Application is acceptable through both Online and Offline mode. Click Here


UPSC CAPF Recruitment


Central Armed Police Forces is the fundamental and most integral part of the Indian Paramilitary defense forces. The job profile under this department vary according to the posting of officers in different divisions.


UPSC CAPF 2017 Vacancy Details :

UPSC will recruit a total of 179 Assistant Commandants through CAPF examination in the following departments/divisions :

-Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB): 63

-Border Security Force (BSF): 28

-Central Industrial Security Force (CISF): 23

-Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF): 65


UPSC CAPF Important Dates and Events :

Starting Date of Registration for Online Application : 12th April 2017

Last Date to Apply Online and Registration : 5th May 2017

Tentative Date for Written Examination : 23rd July 2017


Eligibility Criteria for UPSC CAPF Examination 2017 :

Candidates who wants to apply for the above recruitment must satisfy the minimum eligibility to get eligible for the entire recruitment process. UPSC has set some basic standards which is required for the Applicant to fulfill them. The eligibility criteria based on age limit , education qualification, Gender,Caste, Category etc. Now let’s see what is the minimum requirement for the above post.

Gender : Both Male and Female Candidates are eligible for the recruitment of Assistant Commandants.

Age Limit : Candidates must have the Age limit between 20-25 Years as on date 1st August 2017. The age relaxation of 3 years for candidates belongs to the OBC category and 5 years for SC/ST candidates. For more information regarding age limit please refer the official notification.

Education Qualification : Candidates must possess the Graduation degree from recognized institution or university.


Physical Standards : Candidates must meet the prescribed Physical and Medical Standards for admission to Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants), Examination, 2017. For more information regarding physical standards, read the APPENDIX-V under notification.


Selection Procedure for CAPF 2017 :

The selection procedure for UPSC CAPF consist of four Stages which includes written examination, physical and medical standards tests, physical efficiency test (PET) and interview/ personality test. Candidates needs to clear all the rounds to get into the Final merit listing. Those who clear the written examination will be called for next stage. 


Physical Efficiency Test :


Examination Centers :



How to Apply and Register :

Follow the steps given below in order to register and filling the Application form for UPSC Central Armed Police Force Assistant Commandant recruitment 2017.

1 ) Go to Official website of UPSC Recruitment (UPSC Online)- Click Here

2)  Now, Click on the Link that shows Online Application for Various Examination.

3 ) Complete the registration form under PART-I Registration and fill required details in the specific fields. 

4 ) On Completion of PART-I registration, you will get registration id. This id is use to login the PART-II registration process. 

5 ) Finish the Part-II registration and pay the fee either through net banking (Online) or from any branch of State Bank of India (offline)

6) Take the Print out of your Application form and Fee receipt. keep it safe with yourself for future reference.


Application fee : The Application fee of Rs. 200 is to be paid by the Candidates belongs to General and OBC category. No fee is required for SC/ST candidates.

Application fee payment can be done through online or offline mode as per candidate wish. The offline payment can be done through any branch of State Bank of India. Online Payment can be done through net banking, credit card or debit card.


Click Here to view UPSC CAPF Official Notification