To recruit the candidates for the post of Sub Inspectors, Assistant Sub Inspectors, and Central Armed Police Forces, the Staff Selection Committee will organize SSC CAPF 2020 exam. The application form for the exam will be available in online mode on the official website of commission. There will be two papers in the exam- Paper 1 and Paper 2 and the candidates who clear the both rounds will only be considered for recruitment. The mode of the exam will also be online and will be conducted in the month of June (Paper 1) and December (Paper 2) tentatively. To know more details about the SSC CAPF 2020 recruitment process, kindly go through this article.
SSC CAPF 2020 Important Dates
The tentative dates regarding SSC CAPF 2020 are given in the table below. The actual dates will be uploaded as soon as the official announcement is made in this regard by the concerned authority.
|Application form availability||1st week of March 2020|
|Last date to submit the application||1st week of April 2020|
|Issue of admit card for paper 1||4th week of May 2020|
|Test date for paper 1||1st week of June 2020|
|Issue of admit card for paper 2||4th week of November 2020|
|Test date for paper 2||1st week of December 2020|
|Announcement of result||To be notified|
SSC CAPF 2020 Exam Pattern
The overview of SSC CAPF exam pattern 2020 is given below:
- Mode of exam: Computer-based
- Mode of exam: English & Hindi (except for English sections)
- Number of questions: 200
- Total marks: 200
- Type of questions: Multiple-choice questions
- Marking scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer
- Negative marking: 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer
|Topics||Number of questions||Maximum marks||Duration|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50||2 hours|
|General Knowledge & General Awareness||50||50|
|Topics||Number of questions||Maximum marks||Duration|
|English Language & Comprehension||200||200||2 hours|
Note: The candidates who clear Paper 1 will have to appear in the Physical Endurance Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST). After qualifying the physical test, they can appear for Paper 2.
SSC CAPF Syllabus 2020
The SSC CAPF 2020 syllabus will cover the topics related to General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge & Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension, the details of which are given below:
- General Intelligence & Reasoning: Semantic Analogy, Number Series, Venn Diagrams, Drawing Inferences, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & De-coding, Numerical Operations, Critical Thinking, Embedded Figures, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, etc
- General Knowledge and General Awareness: India and its neighboring countries, their History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research etc.
- Quantitative Aptitude: Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square Roots, Averages, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and Distance, Time & work, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle, Circle, Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Trigonometry, etc
- English Comprehension: Comprehension of English, Writing Ability, etc
- English Language & Comprehension: Error Recognition, Filling In The Blanks, Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.
Below given are some basic tips for preparation of SSC CAPF 2020 exam.
- Analyze the syllabus of the exam at first and then collect your study material accordingly.
- Study from the reliable sources only. Also, do not waste time on collecting too many books. Studying from selective books is considered the best.
- Read English newspapers daily. This will not only enhance your English comprehension, but will also keep you updated with the current affairs.
- To gain a strong hold on the topics of quantitative aptitude, practice as much as you can.
- Solve mock tests or previous years’ sample papers for your practice.
SSC CAPF Application Form 2020
The interested candidates can apply for SSC CAPF 2020 exam in online mode. The application form will be released on the official website of the commission ssc.nic.in. In the application form, basic personal and academic details of the candidates will be asked. The candidates must enter all the details asked in the application form very carefully. Any mistake can lead to the rejection of the form. Also, the facility of changing the details after the form is submitted will not be provided. After providing complete details in the form, the candidates can submit it along with the application fee of Rs. 100/-. The fee payment can be done via SBI Challan/ SBI net banking or credit card/ debit card of any bank. SC/ ST/ PH/ Ex-servicemen category candidates and women candidates of all categories will be exempted from paying the application fee.
SSC CAPF Eligibility Criteria 2020
The candidates who wish to appear for the CAPF recruitment test will have to fulfill the below mentioned SSC CAPF 2020 eligibility criteria.
- Nationality: The candidates should be either
- A Citizen of India, Subject of Bhutan or Nepal, or
- A Tibetan refugee, who came to India before 1st January 1962 to become a permanent resident, or
- A Person of Indian Origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of settling permanently
- Age limit: The age of the candidates should be in between 20 to 25 years as on 01.08.2020.
- Qualification required: The aspirants must hold a bachelor’s degree earned from a recognized university.
SSC CAPF 2020 Admit Card
The admit card/ admission certificate will be uploaded on the website of the concerned Regional Office. The candidates who find any kind of difficulties in downloading their SSC CAPF admit card 2020 must immediately contact the concerned Regional/ Sub-Regional Office(s) of the commission with details such as registration ID, proof of fee payment, etc. The admit card must be carried to the exam center on the day of exam or else the candidates will not be allowed to take their exam.
SSC CAPF Result 2020
The result of the SSC CAPF 2020 recruitment test will be released in online mode. After the announcement of the result, the rank of the candidates along with other personal details will also be made available on the official website. However, if the candidates do not wish their details to be published on the website, they can provide their choice at the time of filling the application form.