UPSC CAPF 2019 Notification released, application process for 323 vacancies begins today. Download PDF here

UPSC CAPF Notification 2019: Official notification has been released today. Application process has also begun from today at There are a total of 323 vacancies. Check important dates, selection process, eligibility, approximate number of vacancies and other details here.
UPSC CAPF 2019 Recruitment notification out today(HT)
UPSC CAPF 2019 Recruitment notification out today(HT)
Updated on Apr 24, 2019 12:53 PM IST
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UPSC CAPF 2019: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification of recruitment of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) 2019 today on April 24. The application process has also commenced today. Candidates can apply online at

According to the official notification, there are a total of 323 vacancies. Check vacancy break-up as follows:

BSF ----------100

CRPF------- 108

CISF--------- 28

ITBP--------- 21

SSB ----------66

According to the official calendar issued by UPSC, the UPSC CAPF Recruitment notification 2019 will be released on April 24 and the application process will also commence on April 24. The last date to apply for the UPSC CAPF Recruitment is May 20. The written examination for UPSC CAPF recruitment will be held on August 18, 2019.


UPSC CAPF Recruitment: Eligibility- Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university.

UPSC CAPF Recruitment: Selection process

(i) Written Examination: The written examination to be conducted by the UPSC will have two papers.

Paper I will have objective (multiple answers type questions of 250 marks to test candidates general ability and intelligence.

Paper II will have questions on general studies, essay and comprehension carrying 200 marks.

There will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question paper.

There will be minimum qualifying marks separately in each Paper. Paper I will be evaluated first and Paper II will be evaluated only of those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Paper I.

ii) Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests: Candidates who clear the written examination will be called for Physical Standards/ Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.

Physical Efficiency Tests (PET) -----Males-------------------------------- Females

(a) 100 Meters race ------------------In 16 seconds---------------------- In 18 seconds

(b) 800 Meters race------------------ In 3 minutes 45 seconds---------- In 4 minutes 45 seconds

(c) Long Jump ------------------------3.5 Meters -----------------------------3.0 meters

(3 chances) -------------------(3 chances)

(d) Shot Put ------------------------------(7.26 Kgs.) ---------------------------4.5 Meters

iii) Interview/Personality Test: Those who clear the second hurdle will be call for interview carrying 150 marks.

The final merit list will made on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written test and interview/personality test.


    Nandini is a content producer for careers and education section at HT Delhi. She has an experience of four years in journalism covering health, lifestyle and crime beats.

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