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BSF Constable Exam Date 2023, Admit Card Out for 2158 Posts

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 Exam Date Out: The Border Security Force, India’s border guarding organization has conducted the recruitment drive to fill 2158 Constable (Tradesman) posts for FY 2023-24. The officials have increased the Constable Tradesman vacancies to 2158. Candidates who have passed their 10th standard and looking for a job can apply online for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 at the official website www.bsf.nic.in or from the direct link shared in the article. The BSF Constable Tradesman written examination is scheduled for 28th August 2023 for which complete details will be mentioned on the BSF Constable Admit Card. Go through the article for complete details related to BSF Exam Date 2023.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023- Overview

Border Security Force (BSF) has begun with the recruitment process for 2158 Constable Tradesman posts to be recruited for the Border Security Force. Have a look at a glimpse of BSF Constable Recruitment 2023.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023- Overview
Organization Border Security Force, BSF
Post Name Constable Tradesman
Vacancies 2158 (Increased)
Job Category Govt. Jobs
BSF Constable Written Exam Date 2023 28th August 2023
Selection Process
  1. Physical Standards Test (PST)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Written Test
  4. Document Verification
  5. Trade Test
  6. Medical Examination
Salary Rs. 21,700 – Rs. 69,100
Official Site www.bsf.nic.in

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023- Important Date

The BSF Constable Tradesman written examination is scheduled for 28th August 2023 and Admit Card for the same has been relased on 14th August 2023. Check important dates for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 from the below table.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 Exam Date
Events Dates
BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 Notification 26th February 2023
BSF Constable Apply Online 2023 26th February 2023
Last Date to Apply Online for BSF Tradesman Constable 27th March 2023
BSF Tradesman Admit Card 2023 14th August 2023
BSF Tradesman Constable Written Exam Date 2023 28th August 2023

BSF Constable Admit Card 2023

The Border Security Force, India’s border has released the BSF Constable Admit Card 2023 at www.bsf.nic.in for the BSF written examination scheduled for 28th August 2023. Candidates can get thier BSF Admit Card for the Constable Post directly from the official website of BSF or by clicking on the below link by using login details BSF Roll Number and Date of Birth.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 Notification

BSF Constable Tradesman Notification 2023 has been released on 27th February 2023 inviting eligible candidates for recruiting eligible candidates for 2158 Constable Tradesman vacancies in Border Security Force, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India for the year 2023. Interested candidates must go through the below linked BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF to know eligibility, salary, important dates, and much more for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023.

BSF Constable Vacancy 2023

Border Security Force has revised the vacancies for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023. A total of 2158 Constable Tradesman vacancies are announced for both male & female candidates, out of which 2041 are reserved for Male candidates and the remaining 117 are reserved for female candidates. The candidates interested in BSF Recruitment 2023 can go through the complete BSF Vacancy distribution for each post from the below table.

BSF Constable Tradesman Vacancy 2023
Post Name UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
Constable (Cobbler) 38 01 11 05 03 58
Constable (Tailor) 21 06 03 30
Constable (Cook) 302 68 167 117 59 713
Constable (Water Carrier) 174 44 97 72 37 424
Constable (Washer Man) 115 24 63 47 19 268
Constable (Barber) 62 07 31 18 10 128
Constable (Sweeper) 170 41 98 69 33 411
Constable (Waiter) 09 09
Total 891 185 473 331 161 2041
Constable (Cobbler) 03 03
Constable (Tailor) 02 02
Constable (Cook) 33 05 03 41
Constable (Water Carrier) 21 02 23
Constable (Washer Man) 13 01 14
Constable (Barber) 07 07
Constable (Sweeper) 23 01 02 01 27
Total 102 01 10 04 117

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 Apply Online

The online application process for BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023 has been started at www.rectt.bsf.gov.in. Interested candidates holding the required eligibility criteria have to apply online for BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment. As the online registration link is made active on www.bsf.nic.in, we have updated the direct link here too. Click on the link and apply online before 27th March 2023.

How to Apply for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023?

To apply for the Border Security Force Recruitment 2023 candidates have to follow the following step-by-step procedure-

Step-1 Visit the recruitment portal of the Border Security Force i.e. @rectt.bsf.gov.in.

Step-2 Search for “Current Recruitment Openings” and under that click on “BSF Constable Tradesman Vacancies”.

Step-3 You will be redirected to a new page where you have to fill in the required credentials including personal details, educational qualifications, and other details.

Step-4 Upload the required documents, signature, photographs required.

Step-5 Pay the application fee and make sure to finalize your application and take a printout of the application for further use.

BSF Constable Application Fee

The candidates must have to pay a required application fee while applying for BSF Recruitment 2023. The application fee has to be paid through online mode only through any of the prescribed digital modes i.e Netbanking/UPI/Credit Card/Debit Card/Wallet etc.

Category Fee
For General/OBC/EWS Rs. 100/-
For SC/ST/ Female Exempted
Payment Mode Online Mode

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Know the required eligibility criteria needed for applying for 1410 Constable Tradesman vacancies released through BSF Recruitment 2023.

BSF Constable Tradesman Educational Qualification

Post Name  Education Qualification
Constable (Carpenter), Constable (Plumber), Constable (Painter),
Constable (Electrician), Constable (Pump Operator), Constable (Draughtsman), Constable (Upholster), Constable (Tinsmith)
(a) Matriculation (10th) pass,
(b) Two years ITI Certificate in the relevant trade  OR One year ITI Certificate with at least one year experience in the trade
Constable (Cobbler), Constable (Tailor), Constable (Washer Man), Constable (Barber), Constable (Sweeper), Constable (Mali), Constable (Khoji/Syce) (a) Matriculation (10th) pass
(b) Must be proficient in respective trade
Constable (Cook), Constable (Water Carrier), Constable (Waiter), Constable (Butcher) (a) Matriculation (10th) pass,
(b) National Skills Qualification Framework level course in food  production or Kitchen from National Skill Development Corporation

BSF Constable Tradesman Age Limit

The candidates applying for BSF Constable Tradesman posts should be of more than 18 years and their age should not exceed of 25 years as per the closing date of online registration.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 Selection Process

The Selection Process of BSF Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2023 includes the following Stages:

  1. Physical Standards Test (PST)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Document Verification
  4. Trade Test
  5. Written Test
  6. Medical Examination

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for Group B (Sub Inspector) & Group C (Constable & Head Constable) posts has been discussed below along with other details as mentioned in BSF Recruitment Notification 2023. The minimum qualifying marks for the written tests is 35 % for Gen/OBC/EWS category and 30 % for SC/ST category.

BSF Constable  Exam Pattern 2023

  1. The questions will be asked in bilingual languages (English & Hindi).
  2. The duration of the test will be 2 hours (120 minutes).
  3. There will be 4 parts in BSF written test for Constable Tradesman posts.
  4. There would be 100 questions for 1 mark each.
BSF Tradesman  Exam Pattern 2023
Subject Questions Marks
General Knowledge/ Awareness 25 25
Knowledge of Elementary Mathematics 25 25
Analytical Aptitude and ability to observe distinguished patterns 25 25
Basic knowledge of English/ Hindi 25 25
Total 100 100

BSF PMT Standards

Physical measurement will be carried out by the selection board to assess the height, weight and chest of candidates

Weight: Proportionate to height as per medical standards.

Category Height Chest (Unexpanded) Chest (Expanded)
Schedule Tribes/Adivasis of all states and UTs including Nagas & Mizos 160 cm 73 cm 78 cm
A person belonging to Hilly areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh,
Sikkim, Leh & Ladakh & North Eastern States.
State of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh & Goa.
Union Territory of Pondicherry, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu & Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Dogras.
162.5 cm 75 cm 80 cm
Person belonging to other States and Union Territories 165 cm 75 cm 80 cm

BSF PET Standards

Event Standards
1 mile race 8 minutes
High Jump 3 feet 06 inches (3 attempts)
Long Jump 11 feets (3 attempts

Note- Ex-Servicemen candidates are not required to undergo a Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Ex-Servicemen candidates are required to fulfil the Physical Measurement Test (PMT) prescribed for the applied post.

BSF Constable Syllabus 2023

The candidates have to prepare for the online exam as per the BSF Syllabus mentioned in the notification. The post-wise syllabus has been provided by the authority for General Knowledge & Awareness, Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability, and Trade Awareness.

BSF Constable 2023 Salary

The salary for BSF Constable Tradesman posts is as per pay level 3 and the pay scale is Rs. 21,700 – Rs. 69,100. Besides basic pay scale, the candidates will be given allowances and other benefits.

BSF Recruitment 2023 Admit Card

The candidates who have applied for BSF Recruitment 2023 Exam will be issued with a BSF hall ticket around 10 to 15 days before the exam date. Border Security Force releases admit card/call letter for each stage of the BSF Recruitment. The candidates have to download their admit cards and carry a printout along with them to the exam hall.

BSF Recruitment 2023 Result

Border Security Force’s results for each stage will be uploaded with the names & roll numbers of the candidates who have qualified for the stage and are shortlisted for the next stage. The result will be released in PDF format along with cut off marks around a month later the exam is conducted. The result will be released on the official website www.bsf.nic.in and the commission will not be personally sending the details for the result.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2023- FAQs

Q1. How many vacancies are released through BSF Constable Recruitment 2023?

Ans. A total of 2158 (increased) vacancies have been released through BSF Constable Recruitment 2023.

Q2. When is written exam scheduled for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023?

Ans. As announced by BSF, the bsf written exam scheduled for 28th August 2023.

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