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UPSC CAPF AC Exam Pattern 2018 August Paper 1/2 Assistant Commandant PDF

CAPF Exam Pattern

Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct Assistant Commandant Examination on 12 August 2018. Marking criterion and weightage system of examination can easily be understood through CAPF Exam Pattern.

According to the CAPF Exam Pattern 2018, the CAPF Exam is divided into two papers – Paper 1/Paper 2. Candidates preparing for Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) August Examination, 2018 may download the UPSC CAPF AC Exam Pattern 2018 in PDF format with the assistance of this page.

UPSC CAPF Paper Pattern description!!!

UPSC Assistant Commandant Exam Pattern will help you in knowing structure of questions asked. The exam will be conducted in offline mode only. In UPSC CAPF paper 1, multiple choice questions on general ability and intelligence are asked while paper 2 is of descriptive nature having questions on General Studies, Essay & comprehension.

Also Check- UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Papers

Stages in UPSC CAPF!!!

Contenders who qualify both the papers of UPSC CAPF 2018 will undergo physical ability test followed by the third round i.e. personal interview. Interview will be of 150 marks. Final selection is based on overall performance of aspirants throughout the exam.

To fetch more details regarding UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern and syllabus 2018, scroll down this page well prepared by team of

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CAPF Exam Pattern

UPSC CAPF 2018 Exam Pattern:

UPSC CAPF paper 1 pattern:

  • It comprise of objective type questions.
  • Questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.
  • Questions are asked from Intelligence & General ability as per latest UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2018.
  • According to the UPSC AC Exam Pattern, UPSC CAPF paper 1 is having 125 questions of 250 marks included in CAPF 2018 Exam Pattern.
  • Time duration of paper 1 is of 2 hours as per UPSC Assistant Commandant Exam pattern.

UPSC CAPF AC Exam Pattern

IIntelligence &
General ability
Objective1252502 hours

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UPSC CAPF Paper 2 Pattern:

  • UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam Pattern for Paper II is based on conventional type questions.
  • Medium of Precise Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ language skills will be English only
  • Questions are asked from General Studies, Essay & Comprehension.
  • UPSC CAPF Paper 2 is of 200 marks as per latest UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern.
  • Aspirants will be allotted 3 hours to complete UPSC CAPF Paper 2.
  • Those who get qualified in the Written Test will undergo Physical Efficiency Test followed by Personal Interview.
CAPF UPSC Exam Pattern
Type of paperMarksTime duration
IIGeneral Studies,
Essay &
Subjective2003 hours

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UPSC CAPF Selection rounds:

Aspirants who qualify written examination will be invited for personality test/personal interview round followed by physical standard and efficiency test. Those who present well in all selection rounds will be placed for assistant commandant posts.

First RoundWritten (Paper 1 and Paper 2)
Second RoundPhysical ability test
Third RoundPersonal Interview

Check here: UPSC Previous Year Question Papers

Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests:

Those who are declared qualified in the written examination will undergo Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.

Physical Efficiency Tests (PET):

100 Meters raceIn 16 secondsIn 18 seconds
800 Meters raceIn 3 minutes 45 secondsIn 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump3.5 Meters (3 chances)3.0 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.)4.5 Meters_

Medical Standards Tests, to check the physical fitness will be conducted only in respect of candidates qualified in the Physical Efficiency Test.

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Interview/Personality Test:

Candidates, who get qualified in the Medical Standards Tests, will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be organized by Union Public Service Commission Interview/Personality Test is of 150 Marks.


Union Public Service Commission organizes Central Armed Police Force Examination to appoint aspirants for positions of Assistant Commandant (AC) in different fields. This time the examination is going to be held on 12 August 2018.

Online Applications for Central Armed Police Force Examination are still available online. So candidates who haven’t applied for the post yet may visit the official website and apply soon.

After applying for exam candidates may prepare according to the CAPF Exam pattern given in above section of this page


To attain more stuff about UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2018, aspirants may follow its Official Link. Bookmark this page for getting more updates about CAPF Exam Pattern and syllabus, recruitment, results, admit card etc.

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One Response to "UPSC CAPF AC Exam Pattern 2018 August Paper 1/2 Assistant Commandant PDF"

  1. geeta chaudhary

    When vacancy released.then call me please

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