The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) refers to the uniform nomenclature of seven security forces in India under the authority of the Ministry of Home Affairs. They are the Assam Rifles (AR), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), National Security Guard (NSG), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
Recruitment is conducted mainly in three modes
Gazetted Officers: Officers in CAPFs are recruited through the Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination conducted by UPSC.
Subordinate Officers: Sub Inspectors are recruited through competitive examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission and they are referred as DASOs (Directly Appointed Subordinate Officers).
Constables: Constables are recruited through competitive examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission.
CAPF Assistant Commandants
Border Security Force (BSF)
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Central Industrial Security Force(CISF)
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
|Step: 1||Clear Class XII in any stream (Better subjects are political science, public administration, psychology, sociology, English literature, economics, History)|
|Step: 2||· Any graduation program, better subjects are
Political science, psychology, sociology, Economics, Public Administration & History etc.
· Reading Newspaper, Read Grade 11 & 12 NCERT Books
· Listen All India Radio for News & Reviews
|Step: 3||Clear UPSC-AC Examination|
The following tabular contains the basic salary structure of Assistant Commandant of CAPF:
|Title of Salary||Amount|
|Basic Pay||INR 15,600|
|Grade Pay||INR 5,400|
|Dearness Allowance (DA)||INR 26,250|
|In hand Salary||INR 44,135|
Salary as per Designation of Assistant commandant CAPF
Aspirants who are applying for UPSC CAPF always want to get a good idea of how smooth life will become and what they will achieve from their service period. Here is a list which will enlighten your salary as per the designation of officers of CAPF:
|Rank||Pay Scale||Pay Band|
|Director-General||INR 2,25,000||Apex Fixed|
|Additional Director General||INR 1,82,200 to INR 2,24,100||HAG|
|Inspector General||INR 1,44,000 to INR 2,18,000||Pay Band 4|
|Deputy Inspector General||INR 1,31,000 – INR 2,15,900||Pay Band 4|
|Sr. Commandant||INR 1,31,000 – INR 2,15, 900.||Pay Band 4|
|Commandant||INR 78,800 – INR 2,09,200||Pay Band 3|
|Deputy Commandant||INR 67,700 – INR 2,08,700||Pay Band 3|
|Assistant Commandant||INR 56,100 – 1,77,500||Pay Band 3|
Salary Perks and Additional Benefits
With the job of Assistant Commandant in the Central Armed Police Force of UPSC, there comes a lot of perks and benefits. Here we are mentioning some of the perks and additional benefits that officers of each rank receive:
UPSC CAPF Career Progression – Promotions
The Assistant commandant of UPSC CAPF throughout their journey will receive many opportunities to get promoted. Salary and additional benefits also depend on your promotion. As your post increases the salary will also increase. The promotion also relays on your experiences, years of services and availability of vacancy, and more. For better understanding, the sequence of promotion has been enlisted.