Central Armed Police Forces (Capf) Assistant Commandant

Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Assistant Commandant

Central Armed Police Forces Examination is a uniform classification of security forces under the power of Home Affairs Ministry. The seven security forces are Border Security Forces, Central Reserve Police Force, Assam Rifles, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, National Security Guard, Sashastra Seema Bal and Central Industrial Security Force.

The Examination recruits in three categories:

1- Gazetted officers are recruited through CRPF Assistant Commandant Examination which is carried out by UPSC.
2- Subordinate Officers are recruited as Sub Inspectors through a competitive exam carried out by SSC
3- Constables are also recruited by SSC through a competitive examination.


Educational Qualification: The candidates applying for the examination of CRPF (Assistant Commandant) must hold a graduation degree from a government recognized university.

SEX: Male and female both can send their application for the post Assistant Commandant.

Nationality: No person who is not a citizen of India shall except the consent of the Central Government signified in writing can be appointed or employed under the rules.
Provided that nothing contained in these rules shall debar, the appointment, enrolment or employment of a subject of Nepal or Bhutan under these rules.


Central Armed Police Forces Examination for Assistant Commandant follows a pattern to select it candidates:

(i) Written Examination:

The written examination is carried out by UPSC which comprises of two papers:

Paper 1: General Ability and Intelligence – 250 marks: This paper consists of Objective Multiple Choice Type Questions based on general ability and intelligence.

Paper 2: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension – 200 marks: The candidate is allowed to write essay in English or Hindi for this particular paper but rest of the paper remains only in English.

(ii) Physical and Medical Standard Tests:

After written examination the candidates are given physical and medical test by following criteria:

Test For MalesFor Females
Race 100 mts 16 secs 18 secs
Race 800 mts 3 mins 45 secs 4 mins 45 secs
Long Jump 3.5 mts3 mts
Shot put 4.5 mts --

(iii) Interview: Once the candidates have cleared their physical and medical test, they are forwarded for interview or personality test. In few cases the candidates are given special permission for interview round if they are not able to pass Physical test by Appellate Authority. This test carries 150 marks. All the candidates who are selected are issued Detailed Application Form, in which they require to fill their preferences along with other information.

(iv) Merit/Final Selection: After all these tests, the merit list is drawn based on marks they obtained in different round.

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The transition from normal students to cadets is visible by the due course of time when they finish their coaching. It’s a life changing experience for every student.