CAPF AC 2024: Notification (Out), Exam Date Application Form

UPSC released CAPF AC 2024 notification 24 April 2024. UPSC CAPF exam date is out now, the exam will be conducted on 4 August 2024. Candidates can go through the complete article for CAPF notification, exam date, application form, and eligibility.

CAPF AC 2024

The Union Public Service Commission released the CAPF AC 2024 notification on the official website at The UPSC CAPF notification has released on 24 April 2024. Candidates who are willing to serve the nation can apply online. UPSC conduct this exam every year to recruit “Assistant Commandant” (AC) in various police is in India such as the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Force (ITBP) and Sashstra Seema Bal (SSB). This year a total of 504 vacancy has been released.

The CAPF application form released along with the official notification. The application window started on 24 April 2024. The last date to apply for Central Armed Police Forces is 14 May 2024. It is a great opportunity for candidates between the age group of 21 to 25 to be recruited into one of the most prestigious Paramilitary forces of India. The UPSC CAPF exam 2024 will be conducted on 4 August 2024 through offline mode. The CAPF Assistant Commandant’s salary is between Rs. 56,100 – Rs. 1,77,500.

CAPF Notification 2024

The UPSC CAPF notification 2024 released on 24 April 2024 at Union Public Service Commission released the UPSC CAPF application form on 24 April 2024. Candidates are advised to thoroughly read the notification to understand the examination process. In this article, candidates can check notifications, application forms, important dates, vacancies, eligibility criteria, etc.

UPSC CAPF (ACs) Notification 2024DOWNLOAD

CAPF AC 2024: Overview

Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam NameUPSC CAPF 2024
PostAssistant Commandant (AC) (Group A)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Application Start Date24 April 2024
Application End Date14 May 2024
Exam Date04 August 2024
Selection ProcessWritten exam
Physical Standard Test/Physical Efficiency Test
Interview Round/Personality Test

CAPF Exam Date 2024

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the central armed police forces exam through offline mode. The UPSC CAPF AC 2024 exam will be scheduled to be conducted on 4 August 2024. Candidates who want to serve the nation have wonderful opportunities of to be recruited in Indian Paramilitary forces. So all candidates must prepared when as it is one of the most competitive exams. Candidates can check the complete schedule in the table given below.

Online application form starts24 April 2024
Last date for application form14 May 2024
Application form Correction Window15 May to 21 May 2024
Admit cardJuly 2024, 3rd week
CAPF Exam Date 202404 August 2024
Result declaration1st week of September 2024
PET/ PST and medical test date3rd week of September 2024
Detailed Application Form (DAF) release datelast week September 2024
Last for DAF submission1st week of October 2024
Date of interview1st week of October 2024
Final result declaration2nd week of October 2024

CAPF Vacancy 2024

The UPSC CAPF vacancy has invited candidates for 506 CAPF vacancies. The Commission has released the vacancy for Assistant Commandant (group A) in Central Armed Police Force viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Force (ITBP) and Sashstra Seema Bal (SSB).

Security forcesVacancies
Border Security Force (BSF)186
Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF)120
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)100
Indo-Tibetan Border Force (ITBP)58
Sashstra Seema Bal (SSB)42

CAPF Eligibility Criteria 2024

To be eligible for UPSC CAPF AC 2024 candidate needs to meet some specific eligibility criteria prescribed by UPSC. Candidates having a bachelor’s degree graduation from recognised University also citizens of India and have an age limit between 20 to 25 years are eligible to apply for CAPF (Central Armed Police Force).


  1. A citizen of India
  2. A Subject of Bhutan
  3. A subject of Nepal
  4. A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st Jan 1962 to permanently settle in India.
  5. A person of Indian origin who migrated from Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and East African countries to permanently settle in India

Education Qualification:

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree/Graduation from any recognised university to be eligible for UPSC CAPF AC 2024
  • Also, Applicants who appear in the final year of their degree course can apply for the exam but they have to produce the final year mark sheet.

Age Limit

The Union Public Service Commission has prescribed the age limit for CAPF. The minimum age limit of the candidate is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 25 years. Also, there will be no restriction on the number of attempts. Candidates can apply online until the maximum age limit is exceeded.

  • SC/ ST – Five years
    Other Backward Classes – Three years
    Civilian Central Government Servants – Five years
  • Ex-servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation.
  • Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989, Five years
CAPF Registration 2024 Related Links
CAPF Notification 2024UPSC CAPF Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2024
UPSC CAPF Eligibility 2024UPSC CAPF Exam Date 2024

CAPF Online Form 2024

Central Armed Police Force application form has been available from 24 April 2024 on the official website of UPSC. Candidates can apply online for UPSC CAPF at The last date to apply for the Central armed police force is 14 May 2024. All candidate must carefully fill the application form as it is a wonderful opportunity to serve our nation otherwise their application form will be rejected if they found any error.


UPSC CAPF Application Fees 2024

All candidate needs to pay the application free in order to submit the application form. The application fee for the Central Armed Police Force for the general category is Rs 200. This is to inform you that there is no fee for females, Schedule Caste, schedule tribe. Candidates can pay the application fee through debit card/credit card/net banking/UPI.

GeneralRs. 100
OBCRs. 100
ST/SCNo fee
FemaleNo fee

Also, Check RPF Recruitment 2024

How to apply for UPSC CAPF 2024

Candidate can follow these steps to apply for Central Andhra Police Force.

  • Go to the official website of UPSC (
  • Afterwards, look for CAPF AC Examination 2024, click on it.
  • Now register yourself by providing the basic information such as your name, date of birth, contact details.
  • UPSC will send you the registration ID on the registered mobile number.
  • Login to the registered ID obtained by UPSC.
  • Fill out the application form with your details.
  • Upload the scanned image of your photograph and signature and choose your preference for the forces.
  • Pay the examination fees through the payment gateway on the UPSC website.
  • Lastly review all the information provided in the application form carefully before the final submission.
  • After submitting the application form finally, take out printout of application receipt for future reference.

CAPF Selection Process 2024

The selection process of Central Armed Police Force involved three stages: written examination, physical test and interview. Candidate needs to qualify all the stages to be selected as an Assistant Commandant.

  • Written examination
  • Physical standard test (PST)/ Physical eligibility test (PET)
  • Interview

UPSC CAPF Salary 2024

RankPay Scale (Basic Pay)Pay Band
Director-GeneralRs. 2,25,000Apex Fixed
Additional Director GeneralRs. 1,82,200 – Rs. 2,24,100HAG
Inspector GeneralRs. 1,44,000 – Rs. 2,18,000Pay Band – 4
Deputy Inspector GeneralRs. 1,31,000 – Rs. 2,16,600Pay Band – 4
Sr. CommandantRs. 1,23,000 – Rs.2,15,900Pay Band – 4
CommandantRs. 78,800 – Rs. 2,09,200Pay Band – 3
Deputy CommandantRs. 67,700 – Rs. 2,08,700Pay Band – 3
Assistant CommandantRs. 56,100 – Rs. 1,77,500Pay Band – 3

CAPF Exam Pattern 2024

The Written examination consists of two papers: paper 1 and paper 2. The Paper 1 and 2 will be in lingual language (Hindi and English) excluding English paper. Paper 1 is conducted online and consists of objective-type questions of a total of 250 marks and conducted for the duration of 2 hours. In paper one there is a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer. While paper 2 is a descriptive format paper.

It is to be noted that Paper 1 is the qualifying stage and Paper 2 will only be checked for those candidates who qualify the Paper 1.

SubjectLanguage of PaperTotal MarksDuration
Paper 1:
General Ability and Intelligence
English and Hindi2502 hours
Paper 2:
General Studies, Essay and Comprehension
Part A can be in any language,
Part B will only be in English
2003 hours
Total450 Marks
ParticularsPaper 1Paper 2
Name of paperGeneral ability and IntelligenceGeneral Studies,
essay and comprehension
Total marks250200
Duration of examTwo hours3 hours
Number of question1257
Marks for each correct answer250
Negative marking1/3
Type of paperObjectiveDescriptive format


What is the eligibility for UPSC CAPF exam?

The candidate should hold a Bachelors Degree and should be age group of 20 to25 years to be eligible.

I am in a final year of graduation. Can I apply for UPSC CAPF 2024?

Yes candidate can appear if they are in the final year of graduation, but they have to produce the final year marksheet of qualifying exam with detailed application form.

When will CAPF 2024 exam will be held?

The central Armed Police Force 2024 examination will be held on 4 August 2024.

What is the full form of CAPF?

The full form of CAPF is central Armed Police Force.

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