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UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2018-19 PDF Paper-I/II (All Subject) Latest Exam Pattern


UPSC CAPF Syllabus           

CAPF Syllabus 2018: Contenders, appearing in Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination on 12th August 2018 can download Latest UPSC CAPF Syllabus PDF and Exam Pattern from here.

Appearing aspirants can check CAPF Syllabus for Paper-I/II (All Subject) separately including General Ability and Intelligence as well as General Studies, Essay and Comprehension directly from this page.

Union PSC CAPF AC Syllabus 2018 – Brief Details:

Organisation Name
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Job Role
Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants)
No. of vacancies
398 Posts
Application Mode
Official Site
Application starting date
25th April 2018
Last date for application
21st May 2018
Selection Process
Written Test, Physical Efficiency Test,
Medical Standard Test, Interview
Exam date
12th August 2018
Job Category
Central Government Jobs

What UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2018-19 Covers?

Contenders are informed that CAPF Syllabus 2018-19 comprises topics General Mental Ability, General Science, Current Events of National and International, Indian Polity and Economy, History of India & Geography, General Studies, Essay and Comprehension.

In order to check complete UPSC CAPF Exam Syllabus 2018 or downloading the CAPF August Exam Syllabus 2018, you need to scroll down this page which is well designed by the team members of www.privatejobshub.in.

CAPF Syllabus

Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence

The objective type questions with multiple choices in this paper will broadly cover The following areas:

UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2018 of General Mental Ability
Current Events of National and International Importance

The questions will test the candidates’ awareness of current events of national and international importance in the broad areas of culture, music, arts, literature, Sports, governance, societal and developmental issues, industry, business, Globalisation, and interplay among nations.

UPSC CAPF Indian and World Geography Syllabus 2018-19

The questions shall cover the physical, social and economic aspects of Geography pertaining to India and the World.

UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2018-19 History of India
  • The Vedic Culture
  • Magadh Empire
  • The Mauryan Empire
  • Gupta Empire
  • Early Medieval India
  • The Sultanate of Delhi (1206 Ad-1526 Ad)
  • Vijayanagar & Bahamani Empire
  • Administration & Economy (1200 – 1526)
  • Society, Culture & Religion (1200 – 1526)
  • Mughal Empire
  • Mughal Administration & Economy
  • Mughal Society,Culature & Religion
  • Mughal Painting
  • The Maratha Age
  • Eighteenth Century’s India
  • Social Condition
  • Advent of the Europeans & Ascendance of the British
  • Administration & Economy under the Company rule (1757-1857)
  • Early Uprisings, Revolt of 1857 & British Policies after 1857
  • The Indian Renaissance
  • Indian National Congress
  • Rise of Indian Nationalism
  • Peasant & Trade Union Movements
  • Development of Education & the Indian Press
  • Gandhian Era (1917-1947)

UPSC CAPF August Exam Syllabus 2018 Environment & Ecology
  • Studying Environment
  • Natural Resources
  • Eco-systems
  • Biodiversity and Its Conservation
  • Pollution
  • Environment & Human Health
  • Disasters & their management
  • Global Environmental Problem
  • Some Important Facts To Digest
  • Some Important Points
UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2018-19 General Science
  • Units & Measurements
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • The Animal Kingdom
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UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2018-19 Indian Polity
  • Sources of Indian Constitution
  • Preamble
  • The Union and Its Territory
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Directive Principles Of State Policy
  • Union Executive
  • Parliament
  • Judiciary
  • State Executive
  • Local Government
  • Public Service Commission
  • Electoral System
  • Center State Relation
  • Emergency Provisions
  • Amendment of Constitution
Download Here: UPSC Previous Question Papers

UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2018-19 Indian Economy
  • Planning in India
  • Agriculture
  • Industry
  • India’s Foreign Trade
  • Poverty
  • Money, Banking & Insurance
  • Inflation
  • Social Sector Initiative
  • Union Budget & Economic Survey
Paper II: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension


Essay questions which are to be answered in long narrative form either In 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.


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.

UPSC CPF (AC) Exam Pattern:

Contenders can check Subject wise UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2018-19 as well as exam pattern for Paper I and Paper II by moving their cursor downwards.

Written Examination
General Ability and Intelligence (Objective Type)
250 Marks
Essay, Precis writing and comprehension (Conventional Type)
150 Marks
To be conducted only of candidates who qualify the Written Examination.
Interview for Personality Test
200 Marks
  • Paper I consists of Objective (Multiple Answers) Type questions and questions will be set in English as well as Hindi.
  • There is negative mark will be cut for each wrong answer.
  • Paper-II 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 in English.
Check Out: Interview Questions for Government Jobs

Must Know About UPSC Central Police Force (AC) Exam
  • Earlier, Union Public Service Commission released the employment advertisement as UPSC CAPF Recruitment. There are nearly 398 vacant positions according to the Latest Employment News.
  • With this intention of selecting willing candidates, Union Public Service Commission will hold a Written Examination on 12/08/2018 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) and Sashastra Seema BAL (SSB). 
  • Those applicants who will qualify in Written Examination may appear for Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests.
  • The Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests will be organized under the supervision of a Nodal Authority to be selected by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • Applicants, who are declared qualified in Medical Standards Tests, will be called for Interview/ Personality Test to be organized by Union Public Service Commission.
  • The UPSC CAPF Merit List will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by applicants in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test.
Also Read Here: Interview Preparation Tips and Advice

UPSC CPF (AC) Exam Study Material:

Apart from UPSC CAPF Syllabus 2018-19, Here we provide popular and recommended books for UPSC CPF (AC) Preparation.

UPSC Central Armed Police Force Assistant
Commandant Exam Solved Papers till —English 
Kiran Prakashan Books 
UPSC CAPF Central Armed Police Force
Assistant Commandants Exam
Practice Work Book—English 
Kiran Prakashan Books 
CPF Assistant Commandants (AC) Examination
(for Paper I Objective Type, including
7 years previous solved papers)  
Ramesh Publishing
House Books 
UPSC-CAPF—Assistant Commandants
Exam (Paper-II) Guide 
Ramesh Publishing
House Books 
CAPF--Assistant Commandants
Previous Years' Solved Papers (Paper-I & II) 
Ramesh Publishing
House Books 
UPSC Central Armed Police Force
CAPF Assistant Commandant Recruitment
Examination 2014 Paper 1 & Paper 2
(includes Solved Question Papers) 
GK Publications Books 
CPF Assistant Commandant AC Exam
Study Package (Contains Previous
Years’ solved Papers; Practice Exercise, MCQs)  
Arihant Books 
Solved Papers CPF Assistant
Commandant Examination 
Arihant Books 


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