What is CAPF – AC Exam?
The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) refers to the uniform nomenclature of seven security forces in India under the authority of the Ministry of Home Affairs. They are the Assam Rifles (AR), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), National Security Guard (NSG), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
Recruitment is conducted mainly in three modes:-
Gazetted Officers: Officers in CAPFs are recruited through the Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination conducted by UPSC.
Subordinate Officers: Sub Inspectors are recruited through competitive examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission and they are referred as DASOs (Directly Appointed Subordinate Officers).
Constables: Constables are recruited through competitive examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission.
• CAPF Assistant Commandants
• Border Security Force (BSF)
• Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
• Central Industrial Security Force(CISF)
• Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
• Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
CAPF AC’s 2020
The CAPF AC’s 2020 exam notification was released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). This year there are 209 total vacancies are released for Assistant Commandants (ACs) Posts in the Central Armed Police Forces. The examination will be held on December 20, 2020, in accordance with the rules for the examination published by the Ministry of Home Affairs in the Gazette of India. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. All the aspirants who want to apply online for CAPF AC’s Recruitment 2020 will have to check all the required details available on our website and the notification released by the official website.
Central Armed Police Forces Examination Recruitment for Assistant Commandant takes place after a selection procedure that includes:
Scheme of Exam: The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan;
(i) Written Examination: The written examination is going to be conducted by the UPSC on December 20, 2020, and will comprise two papers, i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II and the structure as follows:
Paper-I: General Ability and Intelligence – 250 Marks
The questions in this paper will be of objective (multiple answers) type in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.
Paper-II: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension – 200 Marks
The candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi for this paper, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components, and other communications/language skills will be English only.
Note: In Paper II, candidates should have to ensure that they should have to write the answers only in the medium allowed by the Commission for the different Components as mentioned.
Other than the allowed medium, no credit will be given for answers written other than the selected language. So, candidates will be required to indicate the medium of Essay Component in the Attendance Lists and on the Answer Book.
No credit will be given for the Essay Component if the candidate indicates a medium on the Attendance List and on the Answer Book other than the one in which he/she has written the Essay.
In each paper, there will be minimum qualifying marks separately as fixed by the Commission in their discretion. Firstly, Paper-I will be evaluated and the evaluation of Paper-II will be done only for those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I.