UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2024 - Apply for 506 Assistant Commandant Vacancies Today

 UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2024

The UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment notification is out. A notification regarding the Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam 2024 has been released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Candidates can read the notification and apply online if interested in the job specifics and meet the eligibility requirements.

The Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), which includes the BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, and other units, is hiring 506 Assistant Commandants (AC). The notification for this recruitment has been posted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Starting on April 24, 2024, qualified applicants may apply online for the UPSC Assistant Commandant Vacancy 2024 at On April 24, 2024, the UPSC Assistant Commandant Notification 2024 was made public. More information about this UPSC CAPF Exam 2024 is given below in this employment news. Read the full employment news carefully before applying online for these Government jobs in India.

UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2024 - Apply for 506 Assistant Commandant Vacancies Today

Overview About this UPSC CAPF AC Recruitment 2024

Recruiting Organization: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Designation: Assistant Commandant (AC).

Vacancies: 506 Posts.

Salary of Assistant Commandant: Rs. 56100- 177500/- (Pay Band: 3).

UPSC Assistant Commandant Vacancy Detail

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Eligibility Criteria for Applying this UPSC CAPF AC Exam 2024

Age Bond (as of January 8, 2024): The minimum age for applying is 20 years old. Applicants aged up to 25 years can apply for these Government Jobs in India. That means the person in question needs to have been born between August 2, 1999, and August 1, 2004.

Note: The age reductions are allowed under certain conditions.

Education: The candidate needs to have a Bachelor's Degree in any stream to apply for this UPSC Recruitment for Assistant Commandant posts in 2024.

How much is the Application Cost for applying?

·      Applicants who belong to the unreserved categories must pay a Rs.200 application fee for this UPSC CAPF Exam 2024.

·      Application fees for Female, SC, and ST categories are NIL.

Mode of Payment: The online payment options include SBI cash, State Bank of India net banking, Visa, Mastercard, RuPay credit, and debit cards are accepted.

Selection Procedure for UPSC CAPF AC 2024
Applicants will go through different rounds of selection to get appointed as Assistant Commandant. The following stages are part of the UPSC CAPF AC 2024 Selection Process:

1. Written Exam (Same Day): 250 marks for Paper I and 200 marks for Paper II.

2. Physical Efficiency Tests and Standards.

3. Medical Assessment.

4. 150-mark personality test and interview.

5. List of Merits (Out of 600 Points)

Applicants who pass all these rounds will be appointed as Assistant Commandants in different defense forces.


UPSC CAPF AC Tier-1 Exam Pattern

·      Examination Type: The examination will be Objective Type Multiple Choice.

·      Time Duration FOR Tier-1 Exam: 2 Hours.

·      Negative Marking: 1/3rd




General Mental Ability, General Science, Current Events of National and International Importance, Indian Polity & Economy, History of India, Indian and World Geography



Physical Standards Test (PST)

Some Physical standards should be matched before appearing in the physical efficiency test. Those standards for men and women are different. Please check the table for detailed information:





165 cm

157 cm


81 + 5 cm



50 Kg

46 Kg

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

The UPSC recruitment department will conduct a physical efficiency test to recruit candidates for Assistant Commandant posts. The different physical efficiency test and their requirement for men and women are given below in the table. Check the table for more information:




100 Meter Race

16 Seconds

18 Seconds

800 Meter Race

3 Minutes 45 Seconds

4 Minutes 45 Seconds

Long Jump

3.5 Meter

3 Meter

Shot Put (7.26 Kg)

4.5 Meter


Crucial Dates Related to this UPSC Recruitment 2024

  • The online applications will open on April 24, 2024.
  • The deadline for online applications is May 14, 2024, at 8:00 PM.
  • The correction window is from May 15, 2024, to May 21, 2024.
  • The deadline for fee payment (in the "pay by cash" mode) is May 13, 2024.
  • The deadline for online fee payments is May 14, 2024, at 18:00 hours.
  • Paper I Exam Date: Aug. 8, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. (Shift-1)
  • Paper I Exam Date: Aug. 8, 2024, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. (Shift-2)

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