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UPSC CAPF Exam 2022: Here's the revision tips to crack the exam

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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the Central Armed Police Forces (AC) Examination, 2022 on 7 August 2022 for eligible Indian male and female citizens for the recruitment of 253 Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces. Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). If you haven't downloaded your UPSC CAPF exam 2022 admit card, you can visit the direct link provided below to download the UPSC CAPF exam 2022 admit card.

Direct link for UPSC CAPF Admit Card 2022

The written exam of CAPF is comprises two papers which has to be completed in five hours:

Papers Total Number of Questions Total Marks Total Duration
(General Ability and Intelligence)
200 (MCQ) 250 200
(General Studies, Essay, and Comprehension)
6 (Descriptive) 2 Hours 3 Hours

Note: Each paper will carry separate minimum qualifying marks as may be determined by the Commission at its discretion. Paper-I will be evaluated first and Paper-II will be evaluated only for those candidates who obtain minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I.

As the UPSC CAPF exam is only one day away, here’s few last minute revision tips provided below that can help you ace the exam:

1. Avoid going for new study material

Before the exam, candidates should focus on the study material they are already using and avoid revising new concepts as it can be confusing. During the last days of the exam candidates should focus more on strengthening their strength and gaining confidence.

2. Avoid Last Minute Preparation

Avoid re-reading any topic on the day of the exam as doing so may hamper your preparation; Moreover, it is difficult to retain the concepts studied at the last minute. There is a need to give rest to the mind and body and be in a positive mind before the exam. Candidates are advised to take rest so that they can perform well on the exam day.

3. Practice is Key

To understand the requirements of the exam and perfect their speed, candidates must attempt previous years question papers. This way, they will not only be familiar with the exam pattern but will also help them to answer the questions quickly during the exam.

4. Adopt Elimination Method

To increase the chances of getting better marks in the exam, candidates should adopt the elimination approach. When uncertain, the goal is to focus on ruling out the wrong possibilities rather than looking for ideal responses.

5. Timely Filling of OMR Sheet

During the exam, candidates should make a note to fill their OMR sheet after every 10-15 questions. By doing so, they are spared the stress of scrambling for answers at the last minute and failing despite their diligent preparation. In the end, one of the most important components is having confidence in yourself.

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