Central Police Force / Central Armed Police Forces
CPF stands for Central Police Forces. Theses examinations are conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service commission) every year in the month of June for the 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).
• Age eligibility: Minimum 20 years & Maximum 25 years as on 1st August of the exam year.
• Academic eligibility: A degree from a recognised University or equivalent. NOTE: Female candidates cannot apply for BSF & ITBP.
The Minimum requirements for the candidate are as follows:-
Chest (unexpanded):- 81 cm (with 5 cm minimum expansion)
Weight: - 50 kg
Height: - 157 cm
Weight: - 46 kg - See more..
Papers to be covered:
• Paper-1: General Ability & Intelligence
• Paper-2: general Studies, essay & comprehension
Paper-1: general ability & intelligence
1. General Mental Ability:The questions will be designed to test the logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical ability, and data interpretation.
2. General Science:The questions will be set to test general awareness, scientific temper, comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science.
3. Current Events of National and International Importance:The questions will test your 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.
4. Indian Polity and Economy:The questions aim to test your knowledge of India's political system and the Constitution of India, social systems and public administration, economic development in India, regional and international security issues and human rights including its indicators.
5. History of India:The questions will broadly cover the subject in its social, economic and political aspects. This will also include the areas of growth of nationalism and freedom movement.
6. Indian and World Geography:The questions will cover the physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.
Paper-2: This paper contains two parts - A and B.
Part-AEssay questions which are to be answered in long narrative form either in Hindi or English. 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.
Part-BComprehension, précis writing, other communications and language skills. The paper is to be attempted in English only. The topics are Comprehension passages, précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing.
Topic Questions Marks Essay Question in 800 words One 80 Précis Writing Two 30 Comprehension Passage Two 40 Counter Argument Two 10 Report Writing One 20 Other Grammar Questions 20 Total Marks 200
Marks Distribution of Paper-1 & Paper-2
Paper Subject Type Questions Marks Duration Paper I General Ability and Intelligence Objective 125 250 2 Hours Paper II General Studies, Essay & Comprehension Conventional 200 3 Hours
• There will be negative marking in Objective Type Question Paper.
• Physical and medical standards test will be conducted only for those candidates who qualify the written examination.
• Interview for personal test will be of 200 marks.
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