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CPF Syllabus 2017 New Topics! UPSC CPF Exam Paper Pattern PDF Download

CPF Syllabus

Check CPF Syllabus with New Topics!!! Aspirants who are going to participate in UPSC Central Police Forces Exam they must check its syllabus and paper pattern which is given on this page. Participants can also download UPSC CPF Exam Pattern and syllabus in PDF format through online method. Central Police Forces Exam is one of the toughest examinations conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, so candidates must prepare for this examination by covering all the topics of syllabus. Stay tuned with us to collect updated details of CPF Syllabus 2017.

The CPF Exam consists of two papers. Paper I includes General Ability and Intelligence and paper II includes General Studies, Essay and Comprehension. Candidates can get the detailed syllabus for both papers by going through this page. Applicants may also check the paper pattern to know the time duration, no. of questions etc. Further information related to CPF Exam Syllabus is mentioned below on this page by the group members of

CPF Syllabus


Paper -1: General Ability and Intelligence

Paper -1 will be in the form of Multiple Choice Type Question (MCQ). These questions will be based on:

General Mental Ability

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Numerical Ability
  • Data Interpretation

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General Science

  • Scientific Temper
  • Inventions
  • Scientific Phenomenon of everyday

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Events of both National and International Importance

This section contains the question regarding the current events of national and international importance in the wide areas of culture, music, arts, literature, Sports, governance, societal and developmental issues, industry, business, Globalisation, and interplay among nations.

Indian Politics and Governance

  • Constitution of India
  • Economic Dev
  • Social System
  • Human Rights
  • National and International Security

Indian History

  • Social Aspects
  • Political Aspects
  • Economic Aspects
  • Freedom Movement
  • Growth of Nationalism

Geography for both national and international

This section contains the questions of physical, social and economic aspects of Geography pertaining to India and the World.

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Paper-2: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension


This section contains the Essay Type Questions which are to be answered in long description form either In Hindi or English. Some topics are modern Indian history especially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, Knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability.


This section consists of Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills – to be attempted in English only. Some of the topics are Comprehension Passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing.

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Phase II

Physical Fitness Test

Type of TestMaleFemale
100 meter raceIn 16 secondsIn 18 seconds
800 meter raceIn 3 minutesIn 4 minutes
Long Jump3.5 meters (3 chances)3 meters (3 chances)
High Jump1.05 meters (3 chances)0.9 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 kgs)4.5 meters

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UPSC CPF Exam Paper Pattern

UPSC CPF exam includes two written examination.

Paper IGeneral Ability and Intelligence250
Paper IIGeneral Studies, Essay and Comprehension200

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CPF Eligibility


Candidates must be an Indian.

Age limitation

  • Dear aspirants to apply for UPSC CPF your age must be between 20 years to 25 years.
  • Relaxation in the age is applicable according to the category as mention below in the table:
For SC, ST5 years
For civilian central Government servants3 years
For OBC5 years

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Educational Records

All those candidates are eligible to appear in this examination who have bachelor degree from any affiliated university or any equivalent degree. Candidates who are appearing in their degree exam may also apply for UPSC CPF.

Physical Standard

If any candidates have desired to apply for UPSC CPF examination must be physically fit.

Candidates who satisfy the above mentioned eligibility criteria will only be able to participate in the examination. Candidates must cover all the topics of CPF Syllabus 2017 while preparing for the Central Police Forces Examination. Candidates can study with updated sample papers and news paper to get the knowledge of current events. Candidates can also prepare with the Online Practice Quiz to check their skills to attend the exam.

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One Response to "CPF Syllabus 2017 New Topics! UPSC CPF Exam Paper Pattern PDF Download"

  1. Banikanta Moirangthem

    Sir, how mush is the relaxation for OBC. 3 years or 5 years.
    thank you.

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