Is CAPF ACs Exam tough?

Is CAPF ACs Exam tough?


With 159 Assistant Commandants Post, CAPF has released its official notification on 15th April 2021. The exam for the same is scheduled to be on 8th August 2021.  Candidates who want to appear in this examination should start their preparation as early as possible in order to clear this Exam. 

Many students are preparing for CAPF ACs 2021 exam under the COVID-19 breakdown at home. So here we have important which is asked by mostly candidates i.e. Is CAPF ACs Exam Tough ?? The answer for candidates can come in many ways. The CAPF exam is actually tough for the reason that the vacancies are a few in comparison to the number of candidates applying for it each year.

This is a highly competitive exam so candidates should have a proper strategy and Study Plan to ace this exam. Defence Adda will help you in every step of your preparation. We have curated the 60 Days Study Plan to boost up your preparation.

In order to get an idea of the difficulty level of this exam, you should have an idea of the difficulty level of the previous year paper. Here, we will provide you with the detailed analysis of the previous year paper. The overall difficulty level of the paper was moderate.

CAPF ACs Exam 2020 Detailed Analysis

A total of 125 questions were asked in CAPF Paper I exam carrying 250 marks. 

UPSC CAPF (AC) Paper-1 2020 Exam Analysis – 2 Hours


Number of Questions Asked

Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

General Mental Ability/ Reasoning


Easy to Moderate

General Science


Moderate to Difficult

Current Events of National and International Importance


Easy to Moderate

Indian Polity and Economy


Moderate to Difficult

History of India


Moderate to Difficult

Indian and World Geography




125 Questions of 2 marks each

Moderate to Difficult (55-65)

A huge number of candidates apply for the CAPF ACs exam due to the lucrative salary that is offered at different positions along with the beneficial perks. But cracking through the exam is not an easy task and hence it is important that the candidates prepare in a much smarter way to secure a position in the recruitment process. 

CAPF ACs Complete Study Material

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