UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021 PDF – Download Exam Pattern Here!!!!


UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021 PDF – Download Exam Pattern Here!!!! Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released Notification for Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination 2021. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has Released Official Syllabus & Exam Pattern along with Official Notification. Here we providing Exam Pattern and Syllabus for Central Armed Police Forces(Assistant Commandants). This will be very useful for the Candidates who are preparing for this Examination.

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UPSC Syllabus 2021:

Name of the Board

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Name of the Exam

Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants)

Exam Date

Announce Soon

Syllabus Available

UPSC CAPF Selection Process 2021:

Candidates will be selected based on the following methods.

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests
  • Interview/Personality Test
  • Final Selection / Merit

UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2021:

Paper I:

S. No


Total Marks



General Ability and Intelligence


2 Hours

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.

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Paper II:

S.NO Section Subject Maximum Marks Duration
1 Paper A General Studies, Essay 80 3 hours
2 Paper B Comprehension 120
  Total Marks 200  

In this paper candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ language skills will be English only.

Penalty for wrong Answers (in Objective Type Papers): 

There will be Penalty (Negative Marking) for Wrong Answers

  • There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
  • If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.
  • If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021:

Paper I : General Ability and Intelligence:

  • General Mental Ability:

The questions will be designed to test the logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical ability, and data interpretation.

  • General Science:

The questions will be set to test general awareness, scientific temper, comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science.

  • Current Events of National and International Importance:

The questions will test the candidates’ awareness of current events of national and international importance in the broad areas of culture, music, arts, literature, sports, governance, societal and developmental issues, industry, business, globalization, and interplay among nations.

  • Indian Polity and Economy:

The questions shall aim to test candidates’ knowledge of the Country’s political system and the Constitution of India, social systems and public administration, economic development in India, regional and international security issues and human rights including its indicators.

  • History of India :

The questions will broadly cover the subject in its social, economic and political aspects. This shall also include the areas of growth of nationalism and freedom movement.

  • Indian and World Geography:

The questions shall cover the physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.

Paper II : General Studies, Essay and Comprehension

Essay questions which are to be answered in long narrative form either in Hindi or English totaling 80 Marks. 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.

Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills – to be attempted in English only (Marks 120) – The topics are Comprehension passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing.

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What is the Exam Date in UPSC 2021?

The Exam Date will be Announce Soon

How can I download UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021?

The direct link to download UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021 have provided above

What is the Selection Process in UPSC 2021?

The Selection Process will be based on Written Examination, Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests, Interview/Personality Test, Final Selection / Merit