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About Central Police Forces Assistant Commandant Examination:
Central Police Forces Assistant Commandant Examination or CPF AC examination is a common examination conducted Union Public Service Commission at national level for recruitment of Assistant commandant in Central Police Force (CPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Shashtra Seema Bal (SSB).
Though male candidates are eligible to apply for any services female candidates can only apply for CRPF, CISF and SSB. UPSC hires an approx of 497 commandants in all the forces mentioned above.
To carry those stars on your shoulders one need to go through rigorous tests and need to pass various standards which are mentioned below:
A person who is not a citizen of India is exempted from applying for CPF AC except with the consent of central government signified in writing.
To apply for CPF AC, a male candidate needs to have a minimum height of 165 cms with a chest of 81 cms (with 5 cms expansion) and a minimum weight of 50 kgs. A female candidate is required to have a minimum height of 157 cms while the minimum weight depends on the height, a candidate should not be less than 46 kgs.
Standards for Eyesight:
To become a CPF AC one needs to possess apt eyesight as required:
6/6 or 6/9
6/12 or 6/9
Type of Corrections Permitted
Limits of Refractive Errors Permitted
4.00 D (including cylinder) non pathological myopia
+4.00 D (including cylinder) hypermetropia
Other fitness criteria:
The applicants can apply both through online and offline mode.
The examination for the selection for Assistant Commandants consist two written papers followed by a physical test and interview.
The written examination contains objective type, multiple choice and only in English from following given subjects:
Number of questions
General Ability and Intelligence
Essay precise writing and comprehension
A candidate needs to qualify in both the papers separately. Paper 1 will be evaluated first while the evaluation of Paper 2 will only be done only for those candidates who will obtain minimum qualifying marks in Paper 1.
Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Standard Test:
100 mts race
800 mts race
3 min and 45 sec
4 min and 45 sec
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs)
The dates are subjected to change as according to the guidelines issued by UPSC. Any further change will be informed by the HT Campus team.
Union Public Service Commission
Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi – 110069
Phone Number : (11) 23098591 23385271
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