CAPF Exam Pattern

Dear aspirants,

The journey of  a govt exam preparation from planning an effective strategy to ultimately crack the exam begins with its detailed syllabus. The Syllabus of the Exam provides an insight to practise effectively to get the fruition. Instead of getting muddled after twisting in out of course syllabus, it is wise to be acknowledged with the exam syllabus propitiously. Considering the importance of exam syllabus, DefenceAdda has provided latest exam syllabus for CAPF Exam containing Paper 1 and 2. The syllabus topics and forthcoming rounds after written exams are all mentioned below.

The structure of the examinations which will be conducted offline are as follows:

➤➤Paper-I
General Ability and Intelligence - 250 Marks 
It will be held from 10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon. 
The questions in this paper will be of Objective (Multiple Answers) Type in which the questions will be set in English as well as Hindi 

Topics of Paper I
  • General Mental Ability 
  • General Science 
  • Current Events of National and International Importance 
  • Indian Polity and Economy 
  • History of India 
  • Indian and World Geography 
➤➤Paper-II  - General Studies, Essay(English or Hindi) , précis writing & Comprehension

Part A :  Essay questions  -> 80 marks 

Topics : Indian history especially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability.

Part B : Comprehension, précis writing, other communications/language skills -> 120 marks 
It will be held from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. 

NOTE-I : No credit will be given for answers written in a medium other than the one allowed in the Paper. Candidates will be required to indicate the medium of Essay Component in the Attendance Lists and on the Answer Book. No credit will be given for the Essay Component if the candidate indicates a medium on the Attendance List and on the Answer Book other than the one in which he/she has written the Essay.

NOTE-II: There will be minimum qualifying marks separately in each Paper as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion. Paper-I will be evaluated first and evaluation of Paper-II will be done only of those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I.

➤➤Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests : 
MalesFemales
100 Meters raceIn 16 secondsIn 18 seconds
800 Meters raceIn 3 minutes 45 secondsIn 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump3.5 Meters(3 chances)3.0 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put(7.26 Kgs.) 4.5 Meters-

Pregnancy at the time of PET will be a disqualification and pregnant female candidate will be rejected.

➤➤Interview/Personality Test : 
The Interview/Personality Test will carry 150 Marks. 

Candidates who are short-listed for Interview/Personality Test, including those shortlisted for Interview/Personality Test provisionally will be issued a Detailed Application Form (DAF) in which among other things, they will be required to indicate their preference of Forces. 

➤➤Final Selection / Merit : 
The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test.


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