CAPF Recruitment 2019 Syllabus & Exam pattern | Check Here


The CAPF Recruitment Notification 2019 for Assistant Commandant (AC) has been released. The online application process for CAPF Exam has started from 24th April 2019 and you can apply till 20th May 2019 till 6.00 pm. There are a total of 323 vacancies for this year in various divisions. Read further to get the detailed CAPF Exam Pattern.

The selection procedure for CAPF Recruitment ( Assistant Commandant) comprises –
  • Written Test – Paper I & Paper II
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET) / Medical Standards Test
  • Interview/Personal Interview
  • Final Selection/Merit List

CAPF Written Test Pattern

Paper I : (Objective) General Ability and Intelligence – 250 marks
Paper II: (Descriptive) General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension – 200 marks
  • Minimum qualifying marks in both exams have to be secured. 
  • There will be 1/3rd (0.33) Negative marking for each answer wrongly marked.
  • Paper I will be qualifying in nature, Paper II will be evaluated only after you qualify in Paper I.
  • After the qualification of Written Test, you will be called for a PET (Physical Efficiency Test).
Physical Efficiency Test Pattern




  • Physical Efficiency Test is followed by Medical Standards Test.
  • A Government Medical Officer will conduct some medical tests according to the Commission’s Guidelines.
  • After clearing this Medical Standards Test, Personal Interview will be conducted.

Interview/Personality Test:
  • Weightage of the Personality Test is of 150 marks.
  • Selection in the Final Merit List will be based on your Written Exam Score as well as Personal Interview.

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