Union Public Service Commission has successfully concluded the first stage of UPSC CAPF AC Exam 2020. The exam took place today that is December 20, 2020, in two phases. The first shift was conducted from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM for UPSC CAPF Paper 1. Followed by the second phase that took place from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM for Paper 2. Applicants can check the UPSC CAPF Exam Analysis, the difficulty level of the examinations here.
UPSC CAPF Paper 1 Exam Analysis
Paper 1 of the UPSC CAPF exam is conducted for general ability and intelligence. As per the experts, the overall level of the examination was of moderate level. Most of the questions from General Ability and Intelligence were of the same level as asked in the previous year. However, there was a slight change in the weightage of some section to specify Geography.
Around 17 questions were asked from the Geography section which was of moderate level. As shared by CAPF experts, this time the Physics section (12 questions) was of easy level. Candidates find it simple to answer questions from Environment (03), Static GK (02), Aptitude (10), Reasoning (06) and Current Affairs (08).
However, there were certain topics from which UPSC asked moderate to difficult questions. Starting with the Economics section from which 21 questions were asked. As per aspirants, the questions from Economics were difficult. Moderate to difficult questions were asked from Polity (20), History (20), chemistry (07) and Biology (09).
CAPF Cut-Off Marks & Result
To know whether candidates will clear the exam or not, they can refer to the previous year cut-off marks. As per the UPSC CAPF 2018 Cut Off marks, General candidates have to obtain minimum 95.04 marks, 93.66 for OBC, 78.51 marks for SC, 76.45 marks for ST and 25.48 marks for Ex-S in Paper 1 (Out of 250 marks). In Paper 1 + Paper 2, they must secure at least 166 marks for general category, 163 for OBC, 142 for SC, 136 for ST and 58 for Ex-S out of 450 marks. Furthermore, the cut-off marks for the last recommended candidates (600 marks) are as follows – 282 marks for general category, 281 marks for OBC, 255 marks for SC, 251 marks for ST and 169 marks for Ex-S.
Furthermore, the UPSC CAPF AC result releases once the official answer keys are out. If we look at the previous year trends, the UPSC CAPF AC exam was conducted on August 18, 2019 for which the result was out on October 18, 2019. That is around 60 days after the exam. So, this year also, candidates can expect the UPSC CAPF result 2020 in the month of February 2020.