UPSC CAPF 2024 Notification Released, Check Application Schedule and Apply Online

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UPSC CAPF 2024 Notification

UPSC ( Union Public Service Commission) has released the CAPF Exam 2024 notification and invites candidates to fill out their applications online. There are a total of 506 vacancies released. The vacancies are released for assistant commandant posts.

UPSC CAPF 2024 application window is open from 24 April and remains open till 14 May 2024. Interested candidates who want to apply for vacancies can take part in this recruitment and fill out their applications before the last date. The candidates who will selected under this recruitment are posted at various force departments, including Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). So, before taking part in this recruitment, you must know about each detail and fill in your eligibility criteria.  

UPSC CAPF Recruitment 2024

According to an official notification released by UPSC, there are 506 vacancies released for AC Posts. The applications for this recruitment are starts from 24 April to 14 May. The notification is out on official portal. It is suggested that interested candidates read the complete notification, meet the eligibility requirements, and fill out their applications before the last date.

Recruiting BodyUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Examination NameCentral Armed Police Forces Exam -2024
Level of PostsGroup A posts
Total Vacancies506 posts
Application Start24 April 2024
Last date of application14 May 2024
Official Website

Important dates

All those interested candidates who want to take part in UPSC CAPF 2024 recruitment should know about these important dates. From the date of notification released to the application’s last date, here is the complete schedule given below

CAPF  Events 2024Important Dates
Online Application Starts24 April 2024
Last Date to Apply14 May 2024
CAPF AC Admit CardJuly 2024 (3rd week)
 Written Examination04 August 2024

UPSC CAPF 2024 Vacancy details

According to the official notification released regarding UPSC CAPF 2024 recruitment, there are 506 vacancies released for AC posts. Here are department-wise vacancies distribution

ForcesNumber of Vacancies
Total 506

CAPF 2024 Recruitment eligibility criteria

If you want to apply for UPSC CAPF 2024 vacancies, then here are the eligibility criteria you should meet


Both male and female candidates are eligible to take part in UPSC CAPF 2024 Recruitment.


Indian citizens are only eligible to apply for the CAPF 2024 vacancy.

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree to become eligible for this recruitment. Candidates are also considered eligible if they submit their final year mark sheet during the final selection of the recruitment process.

Age limits

The candidates who want to apply for UPSC CAPF 2024 recruitment should have a minimum age of 20 years and a maximum age of 25 years old. Candidates who do not lie in this age group are not eligible for this vacancy. The candidates of reserved categories can get the age relaxation as follows as

For SC/ST candidates5 years
For OBC candidates3 years
For government employees and ex-servicemen5 years

Physical & Medical Standard

To become eligible for CAPF 2024 recruitment, candidates should also meet the physical and medical standards. Here are the minimum requirements candidates should meet

Physical Requirement
HeightMen-165cm, Women-157 cm
Chest ( Minimum 5cm expansion)Men-81cm, Women- not applicable
WeightMen- 50 Kg, Women-46 Kg                                            Weight of candidates should be according to their age and height.
Medical Standard
Eye SightDistant vision- 6/6 & 6/12 or 6/12 & 6/9Near vision- N6 or N9

Application fees

Candidates should also need to pay application fees to apply for UPSC CAPF 2024 recruitment. Applications of candidates are not submitted on website, if they don’t pay fees. Here are category wise application fees.

General/OBC₹ 200/-
Female CandidatesNil

How to apply for CAPF 2024 Recruitment 2024

If you meet your eligibility and now want to apply for CAPF recruitment 2024, then here is a step-by-step guide you should follow.

  • Visit the official UPSC website,
  • Look at the ” what’s New” section and find the ” central armed police force exam 2024.”
  • After finding the exam link, tap on it
  • Now, application forms are open in front of you
  • Tap on the ” new registration” button
  • Here, you need to find your details in the application form. You should enter your name, phone number, email ID, etc, in the form.
  • Cross-check your details in the form.
  • Now, pay application fees.
  • Tap on the submit button.
  • Your application process is finished now
  • In last, take print of your form for future use

Selection process

The selection process of UPSC CAPF 2024 is done in the following phases

  • Written test
  • Physical standards test
  • Physical efficiency test
  • Medical exam
  • Interview/personality tests

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