UPSC CAPF AC Syllabus – Central Armed Police Forces
The UPSC CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) Assistant Commandant examination consists of two papers in the written examination, and each paper has its specific syllabus. Below, I’ll provide detailed information about the syllabus for each paper:
Paper 1: General Ability and Intelligence (250 Marks)
This paper is designed to assess the candidate’s general awareness, intelligence, and knowledge of various subjects. The topics covered in Paper I include:
- General Mental Ability:
- Logical reasoning.
- Quantitative aptitude.
- Numerical ability.
- Data interpretation.
- Verbal reasoning.
- Non-verbal reasoning.
- General Science:
- General awareness of scientific phenomena.
- Contemporary developments in science and technology.
- Current events related to scientific aspects.
- Current Events of National and International Importance:
- Current affairs.
- National and international news.
- Events of significance.
- Indian Polity and Economy:
- Indian Constitution.
- Political system and governance.
- Economic and social development.
- Poverty and inclusion.
- Sustainable development.
- Social sector initiatives.
- Indian History:
- Ancient, medieval, and modern history of India.
- Major dynasties, rulers, and events.
- Indian and World Geography:
- Physical, social, and economic geography of India.
- Environmental issues.
- Geography of the world, including physical, social, and economic aspects.
Paper 2: General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension (200 Marks)
This paper evaluates the candidate’s ability to express their thoughts clearly and concisely. The topics in Paper II include:
Part-A: Essay (80 Marks)
Candidates are required to write essays on topics of national and international importance. This tests the candidate’s ability to articulate their thoughts and present arguments logically.
Part-B: Comprehension, Precis Writing, and Communication Skills (120 Marks)
In this part, candidates are assessed on their:
- Comprehension skills: Ability to understand a given passage.
- Precis writing: Summarizing the content of a passage.
- Communication skills: Expressing thoughts effectively in writing.