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UPSC CAPF Group A Recruitment 2024 – For 506 Assistant Commandant Posts

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UPSC CAPF Group A Recruitment 2024 : The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued the official recruitment of various Assistant Commandant (Group A) Vacancies under the Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandant) Exam 2024. This notification announced a vacancy of 506 Posts.

Interested candidates can apply for the UPSC CAPF Group A Recruitment 2024 Online through the official website. Online applications will be accepted from 24th April, 2024 to 14th May, 2024.

UPSC CAPF Group A Recruitment 2024 Overview

Post Name Assistant Commandant (Group A) Posts
Organization Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
No of Posts 506 Posts
Application Mode Online
LocationAcross India
Start Date 24th April, 2024
Last Date 14th May, 2024
Official Website upsc.gov.in
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UPSC CAPF Group A vacancy Details

Name of the Post: Assistant Commandant (Group A)

No. of Posts: 506 posts

Organization-Wise vacancy:

  • BSF: 186 Posts
  • CRPF: 120 Posts
  • CISF: 100 Posts
  • ITBP: 58 Posts
  • SSB: 42 Posts

Eligibility Criteria For UPSC CAPF Group A Recruitment

Educational Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent
  • University should be incorporated by an Act of Central or State Legislature in India
  • Other recognized institutions include those established by an Act of Parliament or deemed universities under Section-3 of the UGC Act, 1956


  • Only Indian citizens can be appointed or employed under these Rules
  • Exceptions include citizens of Nepal or Bhutan with written consent from the Central Government

Physical Standards:

  • Candidates must meet the prescribed Physical and Medical Standards
  • Standards are specified in the official Notification for Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination, 2024


  • Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment as Assistant Commandants.

Age Limit For UPSC CAPF Posts

Candidates age must be between 20 and 25 years of age as of 1st August, 2024, with a birth date falling between 2nd August, 1999, and 1st August, 2004, to be eligible for the post.

The category-wise Age Relaxation is as mentioned below:

  • SC/ ST candidates: 5 years relaxation
  • OBC candidates: 3 years relaxation
  • Civilian Central Government Servant candidates: 5 years relaxation
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Application Fee For UPSC Assistant Commandant Vacancies

  • UR/ OBC candidates: Rs. 200/-
  • Female/ SC/ ST/ PwBD candidates: Nil
  • Payment Mode: Visa/ Master/ RuPay Credit/ Debit Card or Internet Banking of SBI.

Selection Process For UPSC CAPF Group A Posts 2024

The selection process for UPSC CAPF Group A Recruitment 2024 includes several Stages:

  • Written Examination: Consists of two papers – Paper I (General Ability and Intelligence) and Paper II (Descriptive Test in English).
  • Physical Efficiency Tests (PET) and Medical Standards Tests: Candidates passing the written exam undergo PET and must meet set physical standards.
  • Interview/ Personality Test: Qualified candidates from earlier stages face an interview assessing their suitability for CAPF.
  • Merit List: Final selection based on merit list combining written exam and interview scores.

For more Detailed information you can read the Official Notification PDF which is provided below.

Important Dates

Start Date 24th April, 2024
Last Date14th May, 2024
Exam Date4th August, 2024 (Tentative)

How to apply for the UPSC CAPF Group A Recruitment 2024?

Candidates who wish to apply for the UPSC CAPF Group A Recruitment 2024 must follow the steps given below:

  • Step 1: Scroll down this page and click on the “Apply Online” option to go to the direct link to apply
  • Step 2: This will take you to the official website https://upsconline.nic.in/upsc/OTRP/index.php
  • Step 3: Fill in the required details like your name, age, educational qualifications, address etc
  • Step 4: Attach all the documents requested like your photo, signature, marksheets, etc
  • Step 5: Pay the “Application Fee” as per your category and at the end click on “Submit button.
  • Step 6: Once the form is duly filled & successfully submitted, candidates are advised to print two copies of the application form and keep it safely for further use.

Important Links

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Official Website Click Here
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  1. When is the start date to apply for the UPSC CAPF Group A Recruitment 2024?

    24th April, 2024

  2. When is the last date to apply for the UPSC CAPF Group A Recruitment 2024?

    14th May, 2024

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