CAPF AC Vacancy 2022: Category-Wise, Previous Year Trends

CAPF AC Vacancy 2022: Category-Wise, Previous Year Trends

ByNaveen Singh  |  Updated on: Jul 28, 2022
Check out the total number of CAPF AC Vacancy 2022 available for the upcoming CAPF exam, which will be held on 07 August 2022. Find the category-wise UPSC CAPF vacancy details, previous year vacancy trends, and more here.
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CAPF AC vacancy 2022 has been released along with the notification PDF on the official website. In total, there are 253 vacancies available across CRPF branches, which are the BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, and SSB. All candidates appearing for the CAPF exam, which is to be held on 07 August 2022, must be aware of the number of vacancies as they are a key element in determining the final cut-off. Checking out the branch-wise CAPF vacancy for previous years will help the candidates to analyze the changes introduced in the number of vacancies in the subsequent years.

UPSC CAPF vacancy 2022 is released branch-wise, and you can check the concerned vacancies of the branch you wish to join. This year the total number of vacancies available is on the higher side in comparison to last year. Find the complete information about branch-wise CAPF vacancies and previous year vacancies here.

CAPF AC Vacancy 2022

CAPF AC vacancy was released along with the official notification on the CAPF website. A total of 253 Assistant Commandant (AC) officer's posts were released by the Union Public Service Commission officials. This is an astonishing opportunity for the candidates who want to work with any of India's five security forces (CISF, BSF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB).

Candidates can check out the breakdown of UPSC CAPF 2022 vacancy along with the department-wise vacancy distribution here. We have also shared the previous year's vacancies to help you understand the vacancy distribution. Check out all the information about the CAPF AC vacancy here.

CAPF Branch-Wise Vacancy

The candidates preparing for the CAPF are often curious about the number of vacancies available to calculate a realistic chance of them getting recruited. Here, we have updated all the latest information regarding the CAPF AC vacancy in the given table:

Branch

Number of Vacancies

BSF (Border Security Force)

66

CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)

29

CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)

62

ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police)

14

SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal)

82

Total CAPF Vacancy 2022

253

CAPF AC Vacancy 2021

Get detailed knowledge of the vacancies released last year for different departments in the CAPF. In total, 159 vacancies were rolled out in 2021. Check out the table below for the CAPF AC Vacancy 2021 rolled out by UPSC for the Assistant Commandant (Group A) officers under various departments:

Department

Number of Vacancies

BSF (Border Security Force)

35

CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)

67

CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)

36

ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police)

20

SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal)

1

Total

159

CAPF Previous Year Vacancy

The previous year CAPF vacancy 2022 will guide you to analyze the level of exam and the trends of vacancies witnesses in the subsequent years. Below you can have a look at the previous year vacancies released by the officials of the Union Public Service Commission for different branches to get an idea of the vacancy trends and apply accordingly:

Year

BSF

CISF

CRPF

SSB

ITBP

Total

2021

35

67

36

01

20

159

2020

22

69

27

13

78

209

2019

100

28

108

66

21

323

2018

60

84

179

29

46

398

2017

28

23

65

63

--

179

2016

28

--

97

58

87

270

2015

28

37

94

38

107

304

CAPF Vacancy FAQs

  • A total of 253 CAPF vacancy was released along with the official notification on the website. This cumulative figure includes vacancies for male and female candidates across the different branches of the CAPF, namely, BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBP, and SSB.

  • The highest number of CAPF vacancy is released for the SSB branch this year. In total, the SSB has 82 vacancies available for eligible candidates. In comparison, the branch with the lowest number of vacancies this year is the ITBP, with only 14 vacancies available.

  • The number of CAPF AC vacancy released for CISF this year is 62, against a total of 253 vacancies available across all branches of the CAPF. Note that this indicates the tentative number of male and female candidates to be recruited in the Central Armed Police Forces.

  • The officials of UPSC may decide the change in the number of vacancies at their discretion. The total number of CAPF vacancy available, which is 253, is a tentative number, as mentioned in the official notification. The total number can change depending on the official requirement.

  • According to the official notification, both male and female candidates can hold the post of Assistant Commandant in the CAPF. The exact number of CAPF vacancy for female candidates is not available, but the total number of vacancies, which is 253, includes female candidates as well.

  • The CAPF released the branch-wise vacancy in the official notification. According to the notification, the CAPF vacancy 2022 for all branches is as follows:

    • BSF - 66
    • CISF - 62
    • CRPF - 29
    • ITBP - 14
    • SSB - 82
  • The total number of CAPF AC vacancy released for the Border Security Force (BSF) is 66. 

    The number of vacancies released is a major determining factor for the final cut-off. Therefore, the candidates must know the vacancies to get a view of the competition level of the exam.

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