UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2019– The Union Public Commission (UPSC) will hold the UPSC CAPF 2019 Written Examination on 18 August 2019. Only eligible candidates can apply for the examination. Candidates need to appear in 02 papers in order to clear the examination. To prepare well for the exam, aspirants need to check all the points of the exam pattern of UPSC CAPF 2019 exam. The exam pattern will be released along with the official notification. CAPF Exam pattern 2019 consists of the duration of the test, total marks, subjects, marking schemes and more. For the ease of the aspirants, complete UPSC CAPF AC 2019 Exam pattern has been provided here on the basis of previous year’s details.

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UPSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2019- Written Test

PapersSubjectTotal MarksTiming
Paper-1General Ability and Intelligence
Objective (Multiple Answers)
250 Marks10 a.m. to 12.00 Noon
Paper-2General Studies, Essay and Comprehension200 Marks2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
550 Marks
  • Paper-1 contains multiple choice questions and candidates can opt either Hindi or English to give the exam.
  • Paper-2 comprises of General Studies, Essay and Comprehension. Candidates can write the Essay in English or Hindi, however, for Precis Writing, Comprehension Components and other communications/ language skills, the language will be English only.

Stage-2- Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates who qualify the written test with the minimum cutoff marks will be able to appear in the stage-2 (Physical Efficiency Test). Check the details below

100 Meters raceIn 16 secondsIn 18 seconds
800 Meters raceIn 3 minutes 45 secondsIn 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump3.5 Meters (3 chances)3.0 meters (3 chances)
Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.)4.5 Meters

Stage-3- Interview/Personality Test

Only qualified candidates will be called to appear in the Interview/ Personality Test. Total marks of the Interview/Personality Test will be 150. Candidates who are medically unfit and need to appear before the “Review Medical Board” on their appeal by the Appellate Authority will be provisionally called for Interview/Personality Tests.

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