UPSC CAPF Eligibility Criteria 2021: Age Limit, Educational Qualification

Exam Date

Aug 8, 2021

Apr 7, 2021

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The Central Armed Police Force enforces strict regulations with respect to a candidate's eligibility for the enrolment on to the forces. Applicants who qualify the given eligibility criteria can move forward to the application process. 

UPSC CAPF Eligibility Criteria Highlights

The eligibility criteria ask the candidate to consider their age, nationality, gender and other specific details as recommended by the examination conducting authority to qualify as an approved candidate.

Both Male and Female Candidates are eligible to apply for this post of Assistant Commandants.

UPSC CAPF 2021 Exam Eligibility - Based on Nationality

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • An applicant who is a subject of Nepal or Bhutan can also apply.

UPSC CAPF 2021 Exam Eligibility - Based on Age

  • A candidate must have the age of 20 years and must not have the age of 25 years.
  • The upper age limit is relaxable up to a maximum of 5 years if the candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen.
  • The upper age limit is relaxable up to a maximum of 3 years if the candidates belonging to OBC.
  • The upper age limit is relaxable up to a maximum of 5 years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to the 31st day of December 1989.
  • The applicant must not be born later than 1st August 1998 and he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1993.

UPSC CAPF 2021 Exam Eligibility - Based on Educational Qualification

A candidate must have a Bachelor's degree from any of the Government Recognised University or Institute.

Physical Standards: The physical standard's criteria are as follows:

Criteria

Men

Women

Height

165 cms

157 cms

Weight

50 kgs

46 kgs

Chest

81 cm

Not Applicable

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