The UPSC is inviting applications for UPSC Assistant Commandants posts in Central Armed Police Forces Examination 2016 for recruitment to the post for Assistant Commandant in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) viz. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). The candidates eligible for the post can apply for DAF through the prescribed format till 30 September 2016.


The candidates should have completed minimum Intermediate or equivalent from a recognized Board.

Physical efficiency test (PET)

Event Men


100 Meter Race In 16 Seconds In 18 seconds
800 Meter Race In 3 Minutes 45 Seconds In 4 Minutes 45 second
Long Jump 3.5 Meters (03 Chances) 3.0 Meters (3 Chances)
Shot Put 4.5 Meters N/A

Physical and medical standard (PST)



Height 165 157
Chest 81 ( with minimum 05 CM expansion) NA
Weight 50 KG 46 KG

How to apply:-

The eligible candidates can apply online on the official website ( in the prescribed format, till 30 September 2016.

Selection procedure:-

There will be a written exam. The written examination will comprise of Two Papers: Paper I and Paper II,

Paper I: It will constitute questions on General Ability and Intelligence; it will be of Objective type (Multiple-choice) questions and will be of total 250 Marks

Paper II: It will constitute of General Studies Essay and Comprehension, it will be of total 200 Marks.

The candidates will be selected on the basis of merit in the examination, PET, PST, Medical test and Personality Test. Candidates need to possess required Physical stature and should be medically fit as per the UPSC norms and should qualify PET in order to be eligible.