UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper Pdf Download (Last 10 Years)

From these articles, candidates can download the UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper in PDF format. To better prepare for the exam, the UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper can be used as a practice set.

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper:The UPSC CAPF AC examination refers to the Union Public Service Commission Central Armed Police Forces Assistant Commandant Examination. It is a competitive examination conducted by the UPSC to recruit candidates for the post of Assistant Commandants in various Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), such as the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).

UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper Pdf 

Download the UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper by clicking on the link provided below:

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UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2019
UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2018
UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2017
UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2016
UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2015
UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2014
UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2013
UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2012
UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2011
UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2010
UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Question Paper 2009

 

You can also practice the All UPSC Exams Previous Year Question Paper to prepare for the UPSC CAPF AC Examination.

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UPSC CAPF AC Exam Pattern 

The UPSC CAPF AC Selection Process will be conducted in three phases,which are:

  • Phase 1: Written Examination (Paper 1 & Paper 2)
  • Phase 2: Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests (PST/PET) and Medical Standards Tests (MST)
  • Phase 3: Personality Test (Interview)

UPSC CAPF AC Exam  : Overview 

Exam NameCentral Armed Police Forces Assistant Commandant Examination
Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Stages of ExamWritten Examination, PST/PET/MET and Interview
Mode of the examinationOffline (Pen and Paper-Based)
Number of PapersTwo Paper (Paper 1 & Paper 2)
Question Type
  • Paper 1: UPSC CAPF AC Paper 1 is an objective-type paper
  • Paper 2: UPSC CAPF AC Paper 2 is a descriptive paper
Duration of exam
  • Paper 1: 2 hours to complete Paper 1
  • Paper 2: 3 hours to complete Paper 2
Total Questions
  • Paper 1: Consists of a total of 125 questions.
  • Paper 2: Consists of a total of 7 questions.
Total Marks
  • Paper 1: 250 marks
  • Paper 2: 200 marks
  • Interview: 150 marks
Marking Scheme
  • +2 marks for each correct answer (Applies to paper 1 only)
  • 0.33 for each incorrect answer (Applies to paper 1 only)
Exam LanguagesEnglish and Hindi
Official websiteupsc.gov.in

UPSC CAPF AC Question Paper Pattern 

Candidates may check the table below UPSC CAPF AC Paper 1 & Paper 2 Examination Question Paper Stracture:

      SL. No.     PapersNumber of questionsMaximum Marks    Duration
      1Paper- I  General and Mental Ability 125250 marks2 hours
      2Paper-II  General Studies, Essay and Comprehension7200 marks3 hours
Total1324005 hours

Physical Standards, Physical Efficiency Tests, and Medical Standards Tests:

Candidates who qualify in the written examination move on to the next stage, which involves Physical Standards/Physical Efficiency Tests (PST/PET) and Medical Standards Tests (MST). These tests assess the physical fitness and medical suitability of the candidates for the role of Assistant Commandant.

The Physical Standards Test evaluates parameters such as height, weight, and chest measurements. The Physical Efficiency Test includes events like a race, long jump, shot put, etc. 

Interview/Personality Test:

Candidates who clear the written examination, PST/PET, and MST are called for the interview or personality test. This stage carries 150 marks and focuses on assessing the candidate’s intellectual capabilities, leadership qualities, and overall personality traits. 

UPSC CAPF AC Exam Syllabus

Candidates may look at the below detailed syllabus for the UPSC CAPF AC Paper 1 and Paper 2 examinations:

Paper 1: General Ability & Intelligence Syllabus

Comprehension:

  • Passage comprehension
  • locating the main idea
  • drawing inferences
  • summarizing
  • analytical comprehension

Reasoning:

  • Logical reasoning
  • analogy
  • classification
  • series completion
  • problem-solving
  • decision making
  • visual reasoning

Numerical Ability:

  • Number systems
  • HCF, LCM
  • simplification
  • allegation
  • ratio and proportion
  • percentages
  • averages
  • interest (simple and compound)
  • profit and loss
  • mensuration
  • time and work

General Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology (up to Class 10 level) including:

  • Physics: Mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity and magnetism, atomic structure.
  • Chemistry: Elements and compounds, acids, bases, salts, chemical reactions, states of matter.
  • Biology: Cell structure and function, basic concepts of genetics, human body and its systems, reproduction, health and hygiene.

Current Events of National and International Importance:

  • Major events relating to politics
  • economics
  • science
  • technology
  • culture and sports

Paper 2: General Studies, Essay & Comprehension Syllabus

Essay Writing: Writing essays on a variety of topics related to current affairs, social issues, politics, economy, governance, science and technology, etc.

Comprehension: Passage comprehension, precis writing, summarizing, locating the main idea, drawing inferences, analytical comprehension.

General Studies:

  • Indian History – Ancient, Medieval, Modern History of India.
  • Indian Polity and Economy – Constitution of India, Panchayati Raj, Local Government, Public Policy, Economic Growth and Development in India.
  • Geography – Physical Geography of India and the World, Indian Monsoon System, Economic Geography of India.
  • General Science – Similar to Paper 1 syllabus but at a slightly higher level.
  • Internal Security – Challenges to Internal Security, Role of CAPFs.

FAQs

Q1. Where can I find the UPSC CAPF AC question paper from the previous year?

Ans: The previous year’s UPSC CAPF AC question paper is available in PDF format above.

Q2. Is it beneficial to practise the previous year’s UPSC CAPF AC question paper?

Ans: Yes, working through previous year’s question papers will help you understand the pattern of difficulty levels used by UPSC CAPF AC.

Q3. How difficult were the previous year’s UPSC CAPF AC exams?

Ans.The difficulty level of the UPSC CAPF AC Previous Year Exams was easy to moderate.

For any other UPSC CAPF AC related information, visit the official site:upsc.gov.in

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