UPSC CAPF 2020 Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How many vacant seats are available for the post of BSF?
There are 60 seats available for the posts of BSF.
Q. Where to apply for the Union Public Service Commission’s CAPF 2020?
Candidates can start registering for the UPSC CAPF 2020 when the portal is open for the candidates to apply.
Q. Can I bring my phone with me to the Exam Centre?
Candidates are not allowed to carry their phones inside the exam hall. The other banned items include pagers, Bluetooth handsets, calculations, and other electronic devices of any sorts.
Q. Does the evaluation pattern include negative marking?
Yes, the candidates should note that there will be negative marking for the wrong answers they have chosen in the exam.
Q. Can you help me out with the specifications for uploading the photograph and signature?
Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature while filling in the application form, the size of the image should be between 20 and 50 KB, while the image size of the signature should be between 10 and 20 KB. The dimensions of the photo should be 200*300 pixels, while the signature should be 140*60 pixels. The format of both the images should be in JPEG format.
Q. Is there a way to fill the Application form offline?
No, the candidate cannot fill the application form of UPSC CAPF offline. Interested candidates can apply online through their official website after they release the official notification.
Q. I have accidentally filled some incorrect information in the application form. Is there a way to make the changes?
Unfortunately, there is not any provision for the candidates to make the changes. It is important for the applicants to be very careful while applying for the UPSC CAPF 2020. Changes can be made before they had submitted the application form using the ‘edit’ option.
Q. I have successfully submitted the application form, do I have to take a print out of it and send it to the commission’s office?
No, it is not required for the candidate to send their application form to the conducting authority. The candidate can secure a copy of the filled in the application form for future references.
Q. I am a candidate belonging to the female category. Is it necessary for me to pay the application fee?
No, the women candidates do not necessarily have to pay the application fee for UPSC CAPF. they are exempted from paying the application fee.
Q. Do I have to submit the original documents?
It is not necessary for the candidate to produce the original documents on the exam day. The verification of the documents will only happen once the candidate has qualified the Interview/ Personality test.
Q. What are the details to be filled in the application form?
The candidate has to fill in the basic information such as a name of the candidate, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, gender, age and contact information such as a valid email address, contact number, and educational qualification.