Very few of you may be knowing about Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam.
The notification for the exam has been released by UPSC.
We will see the important details mentioned in notification and which are the best books to follow.
If you know about the exam you can directly go to the books section.
Last date for submission applications - 07 September 2020 (Monday) till 06.00 PM.
Wthdrawal of application - 14 Sept to 19 Sept till 06.00 PM.
Exam Date - 20 Dec 2020
Paper I - 10 AM to 12 Noon (2 hours)
Paper II - 02 PM to 05 PM (3 hours)
How to apply:
You can apply in online mode only through https://www.upsconline.nic.in
Which documents should candidates have while applying :
Scanned copy of any one of the following:
Aadhaar Card/Voter Card/PAN Card/Passport/Driving License/Any other Photo ID Card issued by the State/Central Government.
Valid email id.
011- 23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs. and 17.00 hrs (10 AM to 5 PM).
Vacancies notified (may increase)
(i) Border Security Force (BSF) - 78
(ii) Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF) -13
(iii) Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) - 69
(iv) Indo- Tibetian Border Police (ITBP) - 27
(iv) Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) - 22
Total vacancies as of now are 209 that may change. 10 percent is reserved for ex-servicemen.
For General / Unreserved category:
A candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years on 1st August, 2020, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1995 and not later than 1st August, 2000.
The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable.
(i) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe i.e upper age limit not more than 30 years.
(ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes i.e upper age limit not more than 28 years.
who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
(iii) upto a maximum of five years for Civilian Central Government Servants in accordance with the existing instructions of the Central Government. Ex-Servicemen will also be eligible for this relaxation. However the total relaxation claimed on account of Government Service will be limited to five years.
Minimum Educational Qualifications:
A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree of a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of theUniversity Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.
Possession of NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ Certificate will be a desirable qualification. These qualifications will be given consideration at the time of Interview/Personality Test only.
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI.
ALL FEMALE CANDIDATES AND CANDIDATES BELONGING TO SCHEDULED CASTES/SCHEDULED TRIBES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY ANY FEE. NO FEE EXEMPTION IS,HOWEVER, AVAILABLE TO OBC/EWS CANDIDATES AND THEY ARE REQUIRED TO PAY THEFULL PRESCRIBED FEE.
CENTRES OF EXAMINATION :
The Examination will be held at the following Centres :
AGARTALA HYDERABAD PATNA
AHMEDABAD IMPHAL PORT BLAIR
AIZAWL ITANAGAR PRAYAGRAJ (ALLAHABAD )
BANGALORE JAIPUR RAIPUR
BAREILLY JAMMU RANCHI
BHOPAL JORHAT SAMBALPUR
CHANDIGARH KOCHI SHILLONG
CHENNAI KOHIMA SHIMLA
CUTTACK KOLKATA SRINAGAR
DEHRADUN LUCKNOW THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
DELHI MADURAI TIRUPATI
DHARWAD MUMBAI UDAIPUR
DISPUR NAGPUR VISHAKHAPATNAM
GANGTOK PANAJI (GOA)
These are some of the important things from notifications. You can read full notification here.
Syllabus for written examination can be seen by clicking here.
Now let us see the best books/guides for preparation of this exam.
Following are the guides that will help you in the preparation:
Guide in Hindi Language:
Solved Previous Years' Papers:
Books for Essays:
These are some of the best guides and set of question papers available .
The prices are not mentioned as the purpose of the post is not to sell any books but to make you aware of availability of the books.
But if you are not able to find the books nearby, you can click on them and decide which to buy.
You can also read my previous posts for preparation on current happenings through newspapers.
Those who are preparing for civil services exam do not need any special preparation for this exam.
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