Selection Process of CAPF AC
The CAPF Assistant Commandant 2021 recruitment process comprises of following stages:
Stage I: Written Exam
Stage II: Physical Efficiency Test
Stage III: Interview/ Personality Test
Stage IV: Final Selection/ Merit List
Read here complete CAPF Selection Process
CAPF Exam Pattern
The CAPF Exam Pattern & Syllabus are given below. The written exam consists of 2 papers, the details of which are shared below:
General Ability & Intelligence
General Studies, Essay & Comprehension
The paper I is objective type & consists of 125 questions.
- 2 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
- Also, 1/3rd marks allotted to the question (i.e. 0.667) will be deducted for every wrong answer.
- However, Paper-II is of only a qualifying nature but will only be evaluated after the clearance of Paper I cut-off.
CAPF AC Syllabus
The CAPF (AC) Paper 1 is an objective test based on questions of general ability and intelligence. Paper 2 is descriptive and includes reading understanding, essay, precise writing, etc. Let us discuss the syllabus of these two papers:
Paper - I
General Mental Ability
It covers logical reasoning, quantitative ability including numerical ability and interpretation of data.
It includes general awareness, scientific temper, understanding and appreciation of everyday observation scientific phenomena including new areas such as information technology, biotechnology, environmental science.
Current Events of National & International Importance
This includes awareness of current events of national and international importance in the broad fields of culture, music, arts, literature, sports, governance, issues of societal and development, industry, business, globalization and interplay between nations
Indian Polity & Economy
This includes India's political system and constitution, social systems and public administration, India's economic development, security issue, human rights, including its indicators
It includes the areas of nationalism growth and movement for freedom.
Indian & World Geography
It will cover India and the world's physical, social and economic aspects of geography.
Paper - II
It covers topics of modern Indian history, in particular, freedom struggle, geography, politics and economy, knowledge of issues of security and human rights, and analytical ability.
Comprehension, précis writing & language skills
The topics are Reading Comprehension, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing.
After Clearing the written exam, candidates are shortlisted for a Physical Efficiency Test (PET). The details are below:
Physical Efficiency Test (PET):
The Physical Efficiency Test (PET) consists of the following Tests:
100 Meters Race
800 Meters Race
3 Min 45 Sec
4 Min 45 Sec
3.5 Meters (3 Chances)
3.0 Meters (3 Chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs)
Note:- All the above tests are necessary and are of qualifying nature.
After clearing the Physical Tests, the selected candidates are shortlisted for Medical Review. The candidates who qualify medical standards are then selected for Personal Interview. The details are shared below:
Candidates declared qualified in the Medical Standard Tests will be called upon by the Union Public Service Commission to conduct an interview/personality test.
Candidates who are declared medically unfit but permitted to appear before for a "Review Medical Board" will be called for interview/personality tests.
The Total weightage for the Personality Test is 150 Marks.
Final Merit List: The Final Merit List drawn will be on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in the written examination and Interview.