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UPSC Recruitment 2024 Central Armed Police Forces Assistant Commandants Examination

Organisation : Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Recruitment Name : Central Armed Police Forces (AC) Assistant Commandants (Group A) Examination, 2024 Recruitment
Number of Vacancies : 506
Application Last Date : 4th May, 2024
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UPSC Central Armed Police Forces Recruitment

The Union Public Service Commission will hold a Written Examination on 04th August, 2024 for recruitment of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). The Examination will be held in accordance with the Rules for the published by Ministry of Home Affairs in the Gazette of India dated 24th April, 2024. The date of holding the examination as mentioned above is liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission.

Number of Vacancies

The tentative Examination number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is as follows:
(i) BSF 186
(ii) CRPF 120
(iii) CISF 100
(iv) ITBP 58
(iv) SSB 42
Total : 506

Eligibility Conditions

(I) Nationality : No person who is not a citizen of India shall, except with the consent of the Central Government signified in writing be appointed or employed under these Rules. Provided that nothing contained in these rules shall debar the appointment, enrolment or employment of a subject of Nepal or Bhutan under these Rules.

(II) Sex : Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for appointment to the post of Assistant Commandants.

(III) Age Limits :
(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August, 2024, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1999 and not later than 1st August, 2004.

(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable.
(i) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

(iii) upto a maximum of five years for Civilian Central Government Servants in accordance with the existing instructions of the Central Government. Ex- Servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation. However the total relaxation claimed on account of Government Service will be limited to five years.

Minimum Educational Qualifications:
A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.


** Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment or by using Internet Banking of any Bank.

** Applicants who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during part II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only.

** “Pay by Cash” mode will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 13.05.2024 i.e. one day before the closing date; however applicants who have generated their Pay-in- Slip before it is deactivated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date.

** Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e during banking hours at SBI Branch, for reasons whatsoever, even if holding valid pay-in- slip will have no other offline option but to opt for available online Debit/Credit Card/UPI Payment or Internet Banking payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 18:00 Hours of 14.05.2024.

How To Apply?

(a) Candidates are required to apply Online using the link It is essential for the applicant to register himself/herself first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform, available on the Commission’s website, and then proceed for filling up the online application for the examination.

** OTR has to be registered only once in life time. This can be done anytime throughout the year. If the candidate is already registered, he/she can proceed straightway for filling up the online application for the examination.

Modification in OTR Profile:
** In case, the candidate wants to effect any change in his/her OTR profile, it shall be allowed only once in the lifetime after the registration at OTR platform. The change in OTR profile data shall be available till expiry of 07 days from the next day after the closure of application window of his/her first final application for any Examination of the Commission.

** In case, the candidate after registration of OTR applies for the first time in this examination last date of modification of OTR would be 21.05.2024.

Modification in application form (Other than OTR Profile):
** The Commission has also decided to extend the facility of making correction(s) in any field(s) of the application form for this examination from next day of the closure of the application window of this Examination. This window will remain open for 07 days from the date of opening of the same, i.e., from 15.05.2024 to 21.05.2024.

** In case a candidate wants to carry out any change in his/her OTR profile during this period, then he/she should log into the OTR platform and do the needful accordingly. In other words, no change in the OTR profile can be made by visiting the window for Modification in application form.

Withdrawal of Application: The candidates will not be allowed to withdraw their applications after submission of the same. Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.

** ‘No’ queries, representations etc. shall be entertained by the Commission in respect of correcting details that are required to be filled up by the candidates by exercising due diligence and caution as the timely completion of examination process is of paramount importance.

(b) All candidates, whether already in Government Service, Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment should submit their applications direct to the Commission.

** Persons already in Government service, whether in permanent or temporary capacity or as work- charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public Enterprises are however, required to inform in writing their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination.

** Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the examination, their application will be liable to be rejected/ candidature will be liable to be cancelled.

Last Date For Submission Of Applications

(i) The Online Applications can be filled upto 14th May, 2024 till 18:00 Hours, after which the link will be disabled.
(ii) The candidates will not be allowed to withdraw their applications after the submission of the same.

Detailed Recruitment Notification Download here :

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