UPSC CAPF 2017 exam: Notification released, apply for 179 assistant commandant posts
Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) examination for recruitment of Assistant Commandants on July 23, 2017. The exam will be held to recruit a total of 179 posts in the forces comprising of Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
Exam pattern: There will be two papers. Paper I will be held from 10 am to 12 pm and Paper II will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm. The last date to fill online applications is upto May 5, 2017 till 6 pm. Following steps will make filling the form easier for the candidates:
Steps to fill UPSC CAPF 2017 forms
Visit the official website – upsconline.nic.in
On the homepage, enter the UPSC exam link
A new page will open displaying two part of registration
Click on part I
In Part I registration, candidate will have to fill basic information.
In Part-II registration, fill payment detaisl, exam centre and upload photo and signature
Read the instruction carefully
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Those interested in applying must be holding a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university.
Age limits : A candidate should be 20 years old and must not be over 25 years. There is age relaxation for reserved category.
Fees: Rs 200 for general category.
UPSC CAPF 2017 vacancy details
Last year, UPSC conducted the exam for a total of 270 posts, however this year the number of vacancies have gone down.
Selection process: The candidates would be selected on the basis of a written examination, physical and medical standards tests, physical efficiency test (PET) and interview/ personality test.