This post of Assistant Commandant is an integral part of Central Police Forces (CPF). Understanding the importance and the need for qualified and skilled individuals for these vacancies the Union Public Service Commission conducts UPSC CPF Exam. Also known as the Central Police Assistant Commandant Entrance test this exam is a national level civil service test conducted throughout the country.Union Public Service Commission conducts Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the
Age: Individuals aged between 20 and 25 years of age as on 01st August of the year of admission are eligible to apply.
(Certain categories of persons including departmental candidates are eligible for age relaxation).
Degree from recognized university with equivalent qualification.
Aspirants appearing for their final year graduation exam are allowed to appear for UPSC CPF but are required to submit proof of passing along with the Detailed Application Form which is to be submitted after qualifying the written test, medical standards test and Physical Efficiency Tests (PET).
Both males and females are eligible for CISF and CRPF. For SSB, BSF and ITBP only male candidates are eligible.
The Minimum requirements for the candidate are as follows:-
Height:- 165 cm
Chest (unexpanded):- 81 cm (with 5 cm minimum expansion)
Weight: - 50 kg
Height: - 157 cm
Weight: - 46 kg
Apply online on website http://www.upsconline.nic.in
Before start filling up of Online Application, a candidate must have his/her photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 40 KB and must not be less than 3 KB in size for the photograph and 1 KB for the signature.
Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form con- taining two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned site through drop down menus.
The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) [excepting SC/ST/Female candidates who are exempted from pay- ment of fee] either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
Current Events of National and International Importance:- Current affairs of national and international importance in culture, music, arts, sports, governance, industry, development, business, globalisation and developmental issues.
India and World Geography: This section will contain questions about physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the world.
Part-A Essay questions are long answer which are to be answered in either Hindi or English totaling 80 Marks. The indicative topics are modern 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 – to be attempted in English only (Marks 120) The topics are Comprehension Passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and Other aspects of language testing.
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.
In this paper candidates will be allowed the option of writing the Essay Component in English or Hindi, but the medium of Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/language skills will be English only.