BSF Recruitment 2022: The Border Security Force is India's border guarding organisation on its border with Pakistan and Bangladesh. Border Security Force has circulated notification regarding 281 Sub Inspector & Constable (Group B & C) posts to be recruited for various posts through a 6 stage recruitment process- Written Test, Documentation Verification, PE, MT, Trade Test, and Medical Examination. This is a golden chance for 12th pass applicants who have been looking forward to BSF Recruitment 2022. The online registration for BSF Group B & C will commence from 30th May to 28th June 2022 (11:59 pm). Go through the complete article for more information about BSF Recruitment 2022.   

BSF Recruitment Notification

Border Security Force has invited candidates for recruiting at the posts of Group B & C posts in the Water Wing of Border Security Force, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India for the year 2022-2023. The interested candidates must go through the below linked BSF Water Wing Advertisement PDF to know eligibility, salary, important dates, and much more for BSF Recruitment 2022.

BSF Group B & C Notification PDF- Click to Download

BSF Recruitment 2022- Overview

Border Security Force (BSF) will be conducting the recruitment process for 281 Sub Inspector & Constable posts to be recruited for the Water Wing of BSF. Have a look at a glimpse of BSF Recruitment 2022.

BSF Water Wing Recruitment 2022- Overview
OrganizationBorder Security Force, BSF
Post NameWater Wing “Group B & C”
Job CategoryGovt. Jobs
Applying ModeOnline
Online Application30th May to 28th June 2022
Selection Process
  1. Written Exam
  2. Document Verification
  3. Physical Measurement Test
  4. Physical Efficiency Test
  5. Trade Test
  6. Medical Examination
SalaryRs. 21,700 - Rs. 112400/-

BSF Vacancy 2022

Border Security Force has announced a total of 281 Group B & C vacancies, BSF for various posts, out of which 16 are reserved for Sub Inspector (Group B) posts and the remaining 265 are reserved for Head Constable (Group C). The candidates interested in BSF Recruitment 2022 can go through the complete BSF Vacancy distribution for each post from the below table. 

BSF Vacancy 2022
SI (Master) (Group – ‘B’)08
SI (Engine Driver) (Group – ‘B’)06
SI (Workshop) (Group – ‘B’)02
Head Constable (Master) (Group – ‘C’)52
Head Constable (Engine Driver) (Group – ‘C’)64
Constable (Crew) (Group – ‘C’)130
Head Constable (Workshop)- Trade (Group – ‘C’)
Mechanic (Diesel/ Petrol Engine)10
AC Technician01
Total 281

BSF Recruitment 2022 Apply Online

The online application process for BSF Recruitment 2022 has started from 30th May 2022 onwards. The interested candidates holding the required eligibility criteria have to apply online for BSF Recruitment. As the online registration link is made active on, we have updated the direct link. The last date to apply online is 28th June 2022 (11:59pm). 

BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 Apply Online Link [Active]

How to Apply for BSF Recruitment 2022?

To apply for the Border Security Force Recruitment 2022 candidates have to follow the following step-by-step procedure- 

Step-1 Visit the recruitment portal of the Border Security Force i.e.

Step-2 Search for “Current Recruitment Openings” and under that click on “BSF Group B & C Water Wing 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 Recruitment 2022 Application Fee

The candidates must have to pay a required application fee while applying for BSF Recruitment 2022. 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.

CategoryFee (Group B)Fee (Group C)
SC, ST, BSF candidates and Ex-servicemenRs. 0/-Rs. 0/-
Other CategoryRs. 200/-Rs. 100/-

BSF Recruitment 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Know the required eligibility criteria needed for applying for 281 Group B & C vacancies released through BSF Recruitment 2022. 

BSF Educational Qualification

1. Candidates must have passed 10th & 12th (intermediate) with minimum qualification marks from any recognized school or examination board.

2. Second Class Master Certificate issued by the Central or State Inland Water Transport Authority or Mercantile Marine Department. 

Post NameEducation Qualification
SI (Master)12th Pass + Master Certificate
SI (Engine Driver12th Pass + Engine Driver Certificate (1st Class)
SI (Workshop)Diploma/ Degree in Mechanical Engg.
HC (Master)10th Pass + Serang Certificate
HC (Engine Driver)10th Pass + Engine Driver Certificate (2nd Class)
HC (Workshop)ITI in the Related Field
Constable (Crew)10th Pass + 1 Yrs Exp of Boat + Swimming

BSF Age Limit (as on 28/06/2022)

The post-wise age limit has been discussed in the below table. For SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates there will be upper age relaxation, age relaxation as per the government norms.

SI (master)22-28 years
SI (Engine Driver)22-28 years
SI (Workshop)20-25 years
HC (Master)20-25 years
HC (Engine Driver)20-25 years
HC (Workshop)20-25 years
CT (Crew)20-25 years

BSF Recruitment 2022 Selection Process

The Selection Process of BSF Water Wing Recruitment 2022 includes the following Stages:

  1. Written Exam
  2. Document Verification
  3. Physical Measurement Test
  4. Physical Efficiency Test
  5. Trade Test
  6. Medical Examination

BSF Exam Pattern 2022

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 2022. The minimum qualifying marks for the written tests is 35 % for Gen/OBC/EWS category and 30 % for SC/ST category.

BSF SI Exam Pattern 2022

  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 SI (Master), SI (ED) & SI (Workshop).
  4. There would be 100 questions for 1 mark each.
BSF Exam Pattern For SI (Master), SI (ED) & SI (Workshop)
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
General Knowledge & Awareness252502 hours
Reasoning Ability2525
Numerical Ability2525
Trade Awareness2525
Total 100100

BSF Constable & Head Constable Exam Pattern 2022

  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 3 parts in BSF written test for HC (Master),HC (ED), HC (Workshop) & CT (Crew).
  4. There would be 100 questions for 1 mark each.
BSF Exam Pattern For HC (Master),HC (ED), HC (Workshop) & CT (Crew)
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
General Knowledge & Awareness353502 hours
Reasoning Ability3535
Numerical Ability3030
Total 100100

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.

CategoryHeightChest (Unexpanded)Chest (Expanded)
Schedule Tribes/Adivasis of all states and UTs including Nagas & Mizos160 cm73 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 cm75 cm80 cm
Person belonging to other States and Union Territories165 cm75 cm80 cm

BSF PET Standards

1 mile race8 minutes
High Jump3 feet 06 inches (3 attempts)
Long Jump11 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 Syllabus 2022

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. Click on the below link and check for the BSF Syllabus for the post interested for. 

BSF Syllabus for SI & Constable- Click to Check

BSF Recruitment 2022 Salary 

The salary for BSF Group B posts is as per pay level 6 and that for Group C posts comes under Pay level 4. Check post-wise BSF Group B & C Salary as mentioned in the below table. 

SI (Master)Level-6 (Rs. 35400-112400/-)
SI (Engine Driver)Level-6 (Rs. 35400-112400/-)
SI (Workshop)Level-6 (Rs. 35400-112400/-)
HC (Master)Level-4 (Rs. 25500-81100/-)
HC (Engine Driver)Level-4 (Rs. 25500-81100/-)
HC (Workshop)Level-4 (Rs. 25500-81100/-)
CT (Crew)Level-4 (Rs. 21700-69100/-)

BSF Recruitment 2022 Admit Card

The candidates who have applied for BSF Recruitment 2022 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 2022 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 and the commission will not be personally sending the details for result. 

BSF Recruitment 2022: FAQs

Ans. The candidates can submit their BSF Recruitment Application Form 2022 till 28th June 2022.

Ans. A total of 281 Sub Inspector, Constable & Head Constable vacancies are announced through BSF Recruitment 2022.

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