Border Security Force Requires Constables (Tradesman), September 2010
Applications are invited from male/female Indian citizens for appointment of Constable (Tradesman) in Border Security Force, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India in the pay scale as mentioned against each post plus DA & other allowances as admissible from time to time as accommodation, uniform, LTC and medical facilities etc. The posts are temporary but likely to become permanent. Selected candidates are liable to be governed by BSF Act and Rules.
Name of Post
Pay Band Plus
(a) Matriculation or
equivalent from a
23 Yrs as on 1st
recognized University or Board with knowledge of
a) Matriculation or
equivalent from a
23 Yrs as on 1st
recognized University or Board with:–
(i) Two years work experience in respective
23 Yrs as on 1st
(ii) One year certificate course from Industrial
Training Institute or
Vocational Institute with at
least one year experience
in the trade; or
(iii) two years Diploma
from Industrial Training
Institute in the trade or
b) Must qualify trade test.
ote : Multiskilled
candidates will be given
ote : Vacancies are subject to change, may increase or decrease.
2. AGE RELAXATION
a) Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years for SC/ST and 03 years for OBC candidates for the all posts.
b) Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years for candidates already in Government service holding posts which are in the same line or in allied cadre in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Government from time to time.
c) The relaxation in upper age limit of 05 years shall also be admissible to those candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 01 Jan 1980 to 31 Dec’1989. Such candidates belonging to State of Jammu and Kashmir claiming age relaxation should produce a certificate obtained from the District Magistrate within whose jurisdiction they had ordinarily resided or from the authorized official designated in this behalf by the Govt. of J&K.
d) The relaxation in upper age limit of 05 years shall also be admissible to the children and dependent family members of those who were killed in the communal riots of the year 1984 and Gujarat of the year 2002. For getting this benefit, children and dependent family members of those killed in the riots should produce a certificate obtained from the District Magistrate within whose jurisdiction they had ordinarily resided or from the authorized official designated in this behalf by the concerned State Govt.
3. PHYSICAL & MEDICAL STADARDS
a) The minimum required physical and medical standard for the post of CT/Peon, CT/Masalchi and CT/Table Boy is as under:
For Male candidates
ST/Adivasis of all States and Union
territoties including Nagas and Mizos
Men belonging to hill area of
Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Sikkim, Leh & Laddakh.
Proportionate to Height as per
All other States and Union territories
For Female candidates
b) Candidates should be medically fit in all respects. (Visual standard should be 6/6 to right eye and 6/12 left eye or 6/9 both eye without optical device.)
c) The candidates must not have knock knees, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes and they should possess high colour vision. The candidates will be tested for colour vision by Ishahara’s test as well EdrichGreen Lantern Test. They must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.
4. SELECTION PROCEDURE
Selection procedure for the post of CT/Peon, CT/Masalchi and CT/Table Boy is as under :
- Age : Applications and other documents will be thoroughly checked by the board of officers. In order to ascertain authenticity of age and other important information of eligible candidates the board should accept only original documents of candidates.
- Caste Certificate : The caste certificates produced by candidates should be those issued by competent authority in support of their claim of belonging to SC/ST and OBC. The board is competent to take final decision in accepting / rejecting a candidate if he does not produce satisfactory / convincing documents.
- Educational Qualification : In order to satisfy that the candidate is educationally eligible, the original certificates issued by the recognized Universities/Boards will be checked by the board.
ii) Physical Measurement
Those candidates whose documents are found to be in order will be allowed to appear for physical measurement. Candidates shall be screened and only those who satisfy the minimum physical standards as per para 3 above will be allowed to appear for Interview.
iii) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Those candidates found fit in physical measurement will be put through for physical efficiency test (PET) as under :
05 Kms Run (for male)
1.6 Kms Run(for female)
Max 03 attempts
3 feet 6 inches
Max 03 attempts
The physical efficiency test will be qualifying in nature.
iv) Trade Test
Those candidates qualify PET will be put through for trade test as under :
CT/Peon Cycling, elementary knowledge in English & Hindi for reading, keeping office neat/clean and handling allied matters in office.
CT/Masalchi Washing of Hospital utensils, knowledge of kneading of Atta for making chapattis and cutting of vegetable etc.
CT/Table Boy Keeping furniture/fixtures neat/clean, hygiene/ sanitation, serving of foods and allied matters
Those candidates qualify trade test will be called for Interview which carries 50 marks. Breakup of marks is as under :
- Professional knowledge = 35 marks
- General knowledge = 10 marks
- Personality = 05 marks
Total = 50 marks
The minimum qualifying marks for General / OBC candidates will be 35% and for SC / ST candidates will be 33%.
vi) Medical examination
Candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks in the interview will be subjected to detailed medical examination so as to assess their fitness for appointment in BSF as per laid down standards. The medical examination will be held immediately after completion of interview at the respective centres.
5. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
Candidates willing to appear at any one of the centres mentioned below may apply on the following address of respective centres:
ame of Recruiting Agencies/Application receiving centres with Address
Frontier HQ BSF Srinagar, Sanatnagar, Indl Estates, Srinagar (J&K)
Frontier HQ BSF Jammu, Paloura Camp, Jammu (J&K)181124
Frontier HQ BSF Punjab, Jalandhar Cantt (Punjab) Pin144006
Frontier HQ BSF Gujarat, POCRPF Group Centre Chiloda Road, Gandhinagar, Gujarat382042
Frontier HQ BSF Rajasthan, POBSF Campus Mandore Road, Jodhpur (Rajasthan)342026
Frontier HQ BSF North Bengal, POKadamtala, Siliguri, DisttDarjeeling (WB), Pin734011
Frontier HQ BSF South Bengal, 2B, Lord Sinha Road, Kolkata (WB)700071
Frontier HQ BSF M&C, POArunachal, DisttCachar (Assam)788025
Frontier HQ BSF AM, POUmpling, DisttEast Khasi Hills, Shillong (Meghalaya)793006
Frontier HQ BSF Tripura, POSalbagan, Agartala (Tripura)799012
TC&S, BSF, Meru Camp, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand825317
CSWT BSF Indore, Bijasan Road, Indore (MP)
Commandant 25 Bn BSF, Chhawla Camp, POChhawla Najabgarh, New Delhi71 (Under IG HQ FHQ)
STC BSF Bangalore, POYehlanka, Near Air Force Station, Bangalore (Karnataka)560064
BSF Academy Tekanpur, POTekanpur, Gwalior (MP)475005
Application should reach at one of the above mentioned Centre on or before 27Sept’ 2010. The applications should be accompanied with attested copies of certificates of proof of age, education qualification, caste, tribe/hill areas (Domicile), wherever applicable.