UPSC CAPF 2019: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the official notification of recruitment of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) 2019 today. The application process will also begin today after the notification is released.
According to the official calendar issued by UPSC, the UPSC CAPF Recruitment notification 2019 will be released on April 24 and the application process will also commence on April 24. The last date to apply for the UPSC CAPF Recruitment is May 20. The written examination for UPSC CAPF recruitment will be held on August 18, 2019.
The UPSC CAPF notification is expected to release by evening today. After the notification is released, interested candidates will be able to apply online. The application link will be available on the official website of UPSC at upsc.gov.in only after the release of the UPSC CAPF notification.
According to the previous year trends, the eligibility and selection process can be as follows:
Eligibility: Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university.
UPSC CAPF Recruitment: Selection process
(i) Written Examination: The written examination to be conducted by the UPSC will have two papers.
Paper I will have objective (multiple answers type0 questions of 250 marks to test candidates general ability and intelligence.
Paper II will have questions on general studies, essay and comprehension carrying 200 marks.
There will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question paper.
There will be minimum qualifying marks separately in each Paper. Paper I will be evaluated first and Paper II will be evaluated only of those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Paper I.
ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests: Candidates who clear the written examination will be called for Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.
iii) Interview/Personality Test: Those who clear the second hurdle will be call for interview carrying 150 marks.
The final merit list will made on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written test and interview/personality test.
Last year, there were 398 vacancies including BSF: 60, CRPF: 179, CISF: 84, ITBP: 46, SSB: 29. This year, the number of vacancy will be different. The tentative number of vacancies will be out only in the official notification.