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CAPF(AC) 2020 : Eligibility Criteria

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UPSC CAPF 2020 Eligibility Criteria

UPSC describes the eligibility criteria for the CAPF exam in the official notification. The eligibility conditions for UPSC CAPF are explained below:

 

Nationality:

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • The candidates who are subject of Nepal and Bhutan are also allowed to apply in the exam.
  • No other candidate can apply for the UPSC CAPF exam.

 

Age limit for CAPF Exam 2020

The lower age limit for the CAPF exam is 20 years and the upper age limit is less than 25 years. The age is calculated from August 1 of the exam year. For appearing in the UPSC CAPF exam 2020, the candidates must have been born not earlier than August 2, 1995 and not later than August 1, 2000.

The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable.

Category

Relaxation

Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe

five years

Other Backward Classes

three years

Civilian Central Government Servants

five years Ex-Servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation.

Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from January 1, 1980 to December 31,
1989

five years

However, the total relaxation claimed on account of Government Service will be limited to five years.

 

Educational Qualification for CAPF 2020

As given in the official CAPF notification, "the candidate must hold a Bachelors degree from any recognised university" 

The candidates who appear in the final year of their degree course can also apply for the exam but they have to produce the final year mark sheet of the qualifying exam with the detailed application form.

Possession of NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ Certificates:

The candidates having the NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ Certificate will be given preference at the time of Interview.  These qualifications will be given consideration at the time of Interview/Personality Test only.

Physical Standards

The UPSC CAPF notification prescribes the physical and medical standards in a very comprehensive manner. The important points related to the CAPF physical standards are given below. The minimum requirements for the candidate are as follows:

Physical Standards

Men

Women

Height

165 cm

157 cm

Chest(unexpanded)

81 cm (with 5 cm minimum expansion)

(Not applicable)

Weight

 50 kg

46 kg

 

Medical Standards

(a) Eyesight:

 

 

 

Better eye

(corrected vision)

Worse eye

(corrected vision)

Distant vision

6/6 
OR
6/9 

6/12

OR

6/9

Near Vision

N6 (corrected) 

N9 (corrected)

 

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