Updates About the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam – Important Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Result

The SSC (Staff Selection Commission) is arecruitment agency, under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. The commission conducts SSC SI CAPF every year to recruit candidates in the Police force. The SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam is likely to be held in March 2018. It is a multi-stage exam. The candidates are selected through the written examination, PET, PST and Medical Test.

Read the Article to know about the exam in details.

Available Application Forms

SSC SI CAPF Exam Important Dates

About the exam

Schedule of the Exam


Avail Application Form from

Jan, 2018

Closing date of Registration

March, 2018

Issue of Admit card for the Paper-1 of the SSC SI CAPF 2018 exam

April, 2018

Exam Date of Paper-1 SSC SI CAPF 2018

May, 2018

Result of Paper-1 Exam

June, 2018

Test of PET/PST and Medical Test for SSC, SI CAPF 2018

July, 2018

Result of the PET/PST and Medical Test

August, 2018

Issue of Admit card for Paper-2, of the SSC SI CAPF 2018

September, 2018

Exam of Paper-2, SSC SI CAPF 2018

October, 2018

Final Result of the SSC SI CAPF 2018

November, 2018

SSC SI CAPF Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Candidatesshould clear all 4 stages of the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam for their selection.The 4 stages are - Written test, Physical test, Personality Interview and the Medical test. The candidates should cross the bar set by the commission for various stages of the exam.

Stage -1 Written Exam 

The written exam consists of Paper-1 and Paper-2. The candidate are required to qualify the Paper-1 first, only then they can attempt the Paper 2.  Before attempting Paper 2 the candidates should appear in the PET/PST exam.

Paper-1 Exam details

About the Exam


Number of sections


Type of question

Objective type.

Total number of questions




Duration of exam

2 hours

Scheme of Negative marking

0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer

Distribution of questions and marks in the Paper-1.


Numbers of questions


General Intelligence and reasoning



General Awareness and General Knowledge



Quantitative Aptitude



English Comprehension






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Paper -2 Exam details



Max. Marks

Number of questions

Duration of the exam


English language and comprehension




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Stage -2 PET/PST Exam

The candidates who qualify the Paper -1, progress to the next stage of the exam i.e. the Physical Endurance Test (Physical Endurance Test)/PST or the Medical test. Thereafter, they should also write the Paper-2 of the writtenexam.

Note – The evaluation of the Paper-2 of the written exam is done only for those candidates who qualify the PET/PST and the Medical test.

Stage-3 Personality Test

The successful candidates in the Paper-2 are called for the Personality Test. The Personality test carries100 marks. Its marks are added to the candidate’s final score in the exam. The final score is the aggregate marks scored by the candidate in the Paper-1, Paper-2, and the Personality test.  

Stage-4 Medical Exam

Candidates who qualify the PET exam are required to appear in the CAPF Medical officer for Medical examination.

The final merit list of the successful candidates is prepared on the basis of their score in the Paper-1, Paper-2 and the personality test of the candidate.

Eligibility for SSC SI CAPF Exam


  • The candidate should be anIndian citizen.
  • The candidate from Bhutan, Nepal, Tibetan refugee (migrated to India before 1st January 1962) and People of Indian Origin are also eligible to appear for the exam, provided, they are issued a certificate in their favor by the Government of India for their citizenship.

Age Limit

  • The candidate should be 20-25 years of age. However, there is provision for the age relaxation in the Upper age limit.

Educational Qualifications

  • A candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from any recognized University.
  • It should be noted that the candidates who are applying for the Delhi Police force should have a valid Driving license issued for the LMV (Licensed Motor Vehicle or Car).

SSC SI CAPF Exam Application Process

How To Apply

  • Candidates should visit the official website of the Commission. They can avail the Application form for the SSC SI CAPF 2017Exam online. 
  • It is a 3 stage process; Registration; Filling of the Application form; Payment of the application fee.
  • Candidates should get registeredfirst. Upon registration, they will be given access to the Application form. They should read instructions carefully before filling the application form.
  • Candidates should fill all necessary columns of the Application form.
  • Candidates should take the print copy of the Application form for future use of it.

Application Fee

  • Candidates should pay the requisite Application fee as per their respective category.
    • General Candidate should pay- ₹ 100
  • Reserved category candidates, OBC, SC/ST and Female candidates are exempted from paying any fee.
  • The Application fee can be paid online through the Net-Banking, Credit Card and Debit Card. By Cash also it can be deposited in any bank branch of SBI through Bank Challan

Other Details

Important Details about the Vacancy

There are 3,110 seats across various Police forceorganizations and the Central Armed Police Forces for the Group “B” and Group “C” posts. For further details, check below.

Details about the number of vacancies across different participating organizations.

Name of Participating Organization

Number of Vacancies



SI in CAPF’s


SI( Male) in Delhi Police


Total Seats


List of Participating Organizations in the exam.


Participating Organizations

SI (Sub –Inspector)

Delhi Police

SI (Sub –Inspector)

BSF, Border Security Force.

SI (Sub –Inspector)

CRPF, Central Reserve Police force

SI (Sub –Inspector)

ITBP, Indo-Tibetan Border Police force.

SI (Sub –Inspector)

SSB, Sashtra Seema Bal.

Assistant Sub- Inspector

CISF, Central Industrial Security force

SI (Sub –Inspector)

CISF, Central Industrial Security force.

Grade Pay and Salary of SSC SI CAPF Exam


Group Service

Grade Pay (in ₹)

Gross Salary (in ₹)

In hand Salary (in ₹)




27,766 – 31,790

25,123 – 29,147

SI in CAPF’s

B, Non-Gazetted


32,667 – 37,119

29,455 – 33,907

SI( Male) in Delhi Police




32,667 – 37,119

29,455 – 33,907

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Admit Card

The candidates can download their Admit cards onlinefromthe official website of the commission. The commission does not send any hard copy of the Admit Card on the candidate’saddress. Thus they should remain vigilant and keep checking the official website of the commission for the issuance of the Admit card before the schedule of the exam.

Cut-Off Marks

The commission set the minimum qualifying criteria for every stage of the exam. The commission sets different qualifying criteria for the female and the reserved category candidates.The candidate should check for the cut-off marks as per their category.

The commission determines the cutoff marks as per the number of vacancies and the number of candidates applied for the exam.


The SSC announces result on its official website. Candidates can check their results by entering their Name and Roll number. The SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam result will be announced on November 2018.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) 

Q. When will the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam will be held?

The exam for the Paper-1 will be held in the month of March, 2018.

Q. For how many seats the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam will be held?

There is vacancy of total numbers of 3110.

Q. For which posts the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam is to be held?

There is vacancy for the posts of Sub-Inspector and the Assistant Sub-Inspector in the various organizations.

Q. What are the participating organizations for the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam?

The participating organizations for the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam are as follows-

CISF, BSF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB, and the Delhi Police.

Q. What is the educational qualification requirement for the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam?

The candidate applying for the exam should be have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university.

Q. What is the age limit for the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam?

The candidate should be between the age group of 20-25 years of age.

Q. How to get the Application form of the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam?

The Application form will be available on the official website of the commission. Candidates who are wishing to apply for the exam should visit the official website of the commission and download the application form to apply. It is important that they should apply for the exam before the closing date of the application form. This might lead to the rejection of their application by the commission.

Q. What is the Application Fee for the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam?

The General candidates are required to pay the application fee of ₹ 100 along with the Application form. The reserved category candidates are exempted from paying any application fee. They should not pay any application fee for the exam.

Q. If the Application fee can be paid online only?

The candidate should pay their Application fee online through the net banking, Credit card or the Debit card. They can also pay through the cash mode by the Bank challan from the SBI branch.

Q. How many papers are there in the written exam of the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam?

There are two papers in this exam. The candidates are required to first qualify in the Paper-1 of the exam only then they are given Paper-2 to write.

Q. How many stages are there in the SSC SI CAPF 2018 Exam?

This exam has 4 stages. In the first stage of the exam the candidate is required to write the Paper-1. Those candidates who qualify in the 1st paper are then called for the Physical endurance test and also to take up the Paper-2 of the exam. Again those candidates who qualify in the PET, their Paper-2 is evaluated. Then the scores of the Paper-1 and the Paper-2 are added. The candidates are then called for the Personal round of an interview. The candidates qualifying in the Personality round of the exam, then their marks of the Paper-1 and Paper-2 and the Interview tests are added to prepare the final merit list of the successful candidates.


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