UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021 Job Profile and Salary Structure

UPSC CAPF (AC) 2021 Job Profile and Salary Structure

Recently UPSC had published the result for the written examination of CAPF Assistant Commandants. This article highlights the Job-profile, Salary-structure, etc. of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Assistant Commandants. This post is equivalent to the "Captain" rank of the Indian Army and DSP of police. This is a very good and regular opportunity for the youths who want to wear a uniform in the Defence Forces. 

Both Male and Female aspirants can apply for this post. The various paramilitary forces under CAPF include:

1- CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)

2- BSF (Border Security Force)

3- CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)

4- ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police)

5- SSB (Sashatra Seema Bal)

CAPF officers also join the RAW on a deputation basis. 

CAPF offers a very handsome salary to its officers. This post is a Group-A Gazetted Officer post., Basic pay of around 56,000 when included with DA and other allowances, touches 1 lakh rupees. 

It's a job with lots of responsibilities. You are the Company Head in the Force. Major responsibilities include : 

  • Independent Intelligence Work
  • Efficacy and Serviceability or arms
  • Administering Office
  • Personnel Management
  • Grievance Redressal
  • Disciplinary Powers

In this job, you will be working towards the goal of securing the borders of India. life in these forces is similar to Army rather than Police.
One gets to live an active lifestyle, as sports and games are a part of these services. 

good luck with the upcoming examination.

CAPF Assistant Commandant Study Material

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