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UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2021 (CAPF Exam) UPSC CPF AC Paper-I/II Syllabus PDF

Download the topic-wise Updated CAPF Syllabus from this page and start your preparation accordingly!! Participate candidates in UPSC CAPF AC Exam conducting every year can download UPSC CPF Syllabus for Paper-I/II in PDF Format from this page. Through this below-given syllabus,  aspirants can prepare the UPSC CAPF Exam very well. You can also download the full UPSC CAPF Syllabus by the given link. For complete details about UPSC CAPF Exam Syllabus, you can go now the below part of this page of or bookmark this page by pressing CTRL+D

Short Information About UPSC CAPF Exam:

Organization Name Union Public Service Commission
UPSC CAPF Notification Date Update Soon
UPSC CAPF Examination Notice No. 9/2019‐CPF
Starting Date of Fill UPSC Online Application Form Update Soon
Last Date for Receipt of UPSC CAPF Online Form Update Soon
Date for Withdrawing UPSC CAPF Application Form Update Soon
UPSC CAPF Exam Date Notified Soon
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UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern:

CAPF Exam Pattern includes two written examination.

As per the CAPF UPSC Syllabus there will be two papers i.e. Paper I and Paper II.

Part I includes questions from General Ability and Intelligence.

Part II covers questions from General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension.

Exam Topics Marks
Paper I General Ability and Intelligence 250
Paper II General Studies, Essay and Comprehension 200

UPSC CAPF Syllabus

(CAPF AC Syllabus ) PHASE-I

CAPF Paper I Syllabus: General Ability and Intelligence

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

UPSC CAPF Syllabus of General Mental Ability

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

CAPF Syllabus General Science

  • General Awareness,
  • Scientific Temper,
  • Comprehension & Appreciation Of Scientific Phenomena Of Everyday Observation Like Information Technology,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Environmental Science
  • Events Of Both National And International Importance
  • Awareness of current events of national & international
  • Importance in the broad areas of culture, music, arts, Literature, sports, governance, societal & developmental issues, industry, business, globalization, & interplay among nations.

UPSC CAPF Syllabus Indian Politics & Governance

  • Knowledge of the Country’s political system & the Constitution of India, social systems & public administration, economic development in India, Regional & International security issues & human rights including its indicators.
  • Indian History CAPF Exam Syllabus
  • Social Aspects
  • Political Aspects
  • Economic Aspects
  • Freedom Movement
  • Growth of Nationalism

UPSC CAPF Syllabus Geography For Both National & International

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

CAPF Paper II Syllabus: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension

CAPF AC Syllabus (Part-A)
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.
UPSC CAPF AC Syllabus (Part-B)
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 as per CAPF Syllabus.

 (CAPF AC Exam Syllabus) PHASE II

Physical Fitness Test:

Type of Test Male Female
100 meter race In 16 seconds In 18 seconds
800 meter race In 3 minutes In 4 minutes
Long Jump 3.5 meters (3 chances) 3 meters (3 chances)
High Jump 1.05 meters (3 chances) 0.9 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 kgs) 4.5 meters

Preparation Tips For CAPF Exam

Candidate must check CAPF Syllabus 2020 and exam pattern before commencing their preparation.

Candidate candidates must try to solve previous year question papers and do online mock test.

Candidate must take balanced diet while preparing for exam.

Candidate must be aware of high weightage subjects/topics.


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