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UPSC Assistant Commandant

UPSC conduct the UPSC CAPF AC Exam every year in the month of july or augest.UPSC AC is best opportunity to whom join the paramilitary force. UPSC AC is an Group A officer rank in CAPF.

UPSC AC Requirement

The Union Public Service Commission will hold a Written Examination on in the month of july or August, for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Indo‐Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). The Examination will be held in accordance with the Rules for the Examination published by Ministry of Home Affairs in the Gazette of India. The date of holding the examination as mentioned above is liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission.

UPSC AC requirement done in three stages :

1. Written Examination

2. Physical Efficiency Test/ Medical Test

3. Interview or Personality Test

Examination Pattern

Subject Max Marks No. Of Questions Time Duration
Paper I General Ability and Intelligence 250 125 2 Hours
Paper II General Studies, Essay and Comprehension 200 - 3 Hours

Physical Efficiency Test

Task Male Female
100 Meters race In 16 seconds In 18 seconds
800 Meters race In 3 minutes 45 seconds In 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump 3.5 Meters (3 chances) 3.0 Meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.) 4.5 Meters ---
Height 165 cm 157 cm
Chest 81 cm (unexpanded) (with 5 cm minimum expansion) - Not Applicable -
Weight 50 Kg 46 Kg

Interview/Personality Test

Candidates who are declared qualified in the Medical Standards Tests, will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by Union Public Service Commission. Candidates who are declared medically unfit but allowed to appear before the “Review Medical Board” on their appeal by the Appellate Authority will be called for Interview/Personality Tests provisionally. The Interview/Personality Test will carry 150 Marks

Candidates who are short-listed for Interview/Personality Test, including those shortlisted for Interview/Personality Test provisionally will be issued a Detailed Application Form (DAF) in which among other things, they will be required to indicate their preference of Forces.