Roles and Responsibilities of a CAPF ACs

Roles and Responsibilities of a CAPF ACs


The Union Public Service Commission has released the Official Notification for UPSC Central Armed Police Forces for the post of Assistant Commandant. There are five branches of CAPF which are Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Indo‐Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). This job comes with a lot of responsibilities as it is under the Minister of Home Affairs.

Now that the UPSC CAPF ACs recruitment 2021 has been announced and the exam is round the corner, if you are too a CAPF ACs aspirant, then we will help you get a real picture of the real scenario.

The following article contains details about the CAPF ACs Job Profile, Roles and Responsibilities, Career Growth, and Promotions.

Understanding the roles and responsibilities of CAPF Assistant Commandants would not only help you have an edge over other candidates during the interview but also help you understand the kind of work you’re signing up for!

UPSC CAPF AC Career Growth and Promotions

The Assistant Commandant of the UPSC CAPF will have a lot of scope in this journey. The promotion has been listed in ascending order for your better understanding. Candidates must note that, as your post increases the salary will also increase. The promotion depended on the experience, duty years, availability of vacancy, and more.


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Career Growth and Promotions - Ranks

Central Armed Police Forces Indian Description Indian Ranks Navy Indian Air Force
Director General (Apex Scale of Indian Police Service) Lieutenant General (GOC in C's Scale) Vice Admiral (FOC in C's Scale) Air Marshal (AOC in C's Scale)
Additional Director-General (ADG) Lieutenant General (HAG) Vice Admiral Air Marshal (HAG)
Inspector General (IG) Major General Real Admiral Air Vice Marshal
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Brigadier Commodore Air Commodore
Sr. Commandant Colonel Captain Group Captain
Commandant Lieutenant Colonel Commander Wing Commander
Deputy Commandant Major Lieutenant Commander Squadron Leader
Assistant Commandant Captain Lieutenant Flight Lieutenant

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UPSC CAPF AC Job Profile

The job of UPSC CAPF AC comes with a lot of responsibilities. The candidate has to ensure job training to keep the company prepared for all types of situations. The planning and conduct of operations of the company are also looked at by the candidate. The rest of the responsibilities has been listed down:

  • Independent Intelligence Network.
  • Efficacy and Serviceability of armaments.
  • Administering Office.
  • Personnel Management.
  • Grievance Redressal.
  • Disciplinary Powers.


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