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UPSC CAPF syllabus (Assistant Commandant)

Recently UPSC released the notifications for the recruitment of 270 CAPF Assistant Commandant posts. If you are looking for UPSC CAPF Syllabus then you can find detailed syllabus in this post. Before that I suggest you to go through the UPSC CAPF exam pattern 2016

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UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern

Paper Subject Type Questions Marks Duration
Paper I General Ability and Intelligence Objective 125 250 2 Hours
Paper II General Studies, Essay & Comprehension Conventional 200 3 Hours

Points to be remembered:

  1. There is negative marking in Objective Type Question Paper
  2. Question paper will be set in both English & Hindi language
  3. There will be minimum qualifying marks separately in each Paper as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion.
  4. Paper-I will be evaluated first and evaluation of Paper-II will be done only of those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I

UPSC CAPF Syllabus 

Paper I : General Ability and Intelligence

1. General Mental Ability

  • logical reasoning
  • numerical ability
  • quantitative aptitude
  • data interpretation

2. General Science

  • general awareness
  • scientific temper
  • comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Environmental Science and Biotechnology

3. Current Events of National and International Importance

  • culture
  • sports
  • music
  • arts
  • governance
  • literature
  • business
  • societal and developmental issues
  • industry
  • globalisation, and interplay among nations

4. Indian Polity and Economy

  • Constitution of India
  • regional and international security issues
  • social systems
  • human rights including its indicators
  • public administration
  • economic development in India

5. History of India

Questions will be raised from social, economic and political aspects. This shall also include the areas of growth of nationalism and freedom movement

6. 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

  1. Part-A – The section where candidates have to write an essay on these topics given here
  • modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle
  • polity
  • geography
  • economy
  • knowledge of security and human rights issues
  • analytical ability

      2. Part-B – 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


So this is the UPSC CAPF syllabus (Assistant Commandant). If you have any doubt kindly drop the comment below

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  1. Thanks for the syllabus. Much appreciated.

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