BSF Selection Process And Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Qualification, Physical Details

BSF Selection Process And Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Qualification, Physical Details: BSF Selection Procedure, BSF Eligibility Criteria, BSF Examination Procedure. Every year BSF invites applications from all over the country for the posts of Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer) and Head Constable (Ministerial), Head Constable(HC)[Radio Operator], ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) [Radio Mechanics] and various other posts. A lot of candidates appear for these exams to join BSF.

BSF Selection Process And Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Qualification, Physical Details

BSF is Border Security Force that comes under Minsitry of Home Affairs. It is a primary border guarding force of India and one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of the Union of India, that was raised in wake of the 1965 War on 1 December 1965, for ensuring the security of the borders of India and for matters connected with that place. It is a Central Armed Police Force charged with guarding India’s land border during peacetime and preventing transnational crime.

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BSF Selection Procedure:

Every Year Border Security Force invites applications from the youth all over the country for the recruitment to various vacant posts.
Let’s talk about posts of Head Constable(HC)[Radio Operator], and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) [Radio Mechanics] in this article. Exams for these respective posts are conducted every year.
Those who wish to join BSF i.e., Border Security Force into these posts of Head Constable(HC)[Radio Operator], and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) [Radio Mechanics] have to appear for the examination to these posts.

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BSF Selection process:

As we all know that a lot of candidates appear for these exams, so it is not possible to provide every one with the job at the end. Therefore there are some standards maintained by the Department. If you fulfil these eligibility criteria, you can apply for the posts.

You may check the eligibility criteria and selection procedure for the recruitment into these respective posts.

Eligibility that you must fulfill to apply for HC (Radio Operator) posts:

The applicants who are willing to apply must make sure that they must be at least matriculation passed/ intermediate passed in PCM along with diploma in any of the following:

  1. Radio & TV Technology
  2. Electronics
  3. Telecommunications
  4. Computer
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Domestic Appliances Engineering

from a recognized university or institution with atleast 55% marks attained in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Diploma in ITI from a relevant trade.

Eligibility that you must fulfil to apply for ASI (Radio Mechanics) posts:

Matriculation or equivalent with two years of ITI certificate in Radio and TV or Electronics or Intermediate or 10 + 2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics from a recognized Board or Institution.

Age Criteria:

For HC (RO) posts, willing candidates age must not preceed 18 years and should not exceed by 23 years and for ASI (RM) post age should not preceed 18 years and exceed 25 years.

Note: There is going to be age relaxation for some reserved categories. These are as below:
  • SC/ST: 5 years
  • OBC: 3 years
  • Domicile in Jammu and Kashmir: 5 years
  • Victims of 1984 riots: 5 years
  • Government Servants: 5 years

Physical Criteria:

Candidates who are willing to apply must make sure that their height is 170 cms, chest is 80 cms (85 cms after expansion) and weight must be corresponding to height (as per medical standards)

Medical Criteria:

Candidates who are applying should have a minimum distant vision of 6/6 and 6/9 of the both eyes without correction (without glasses).

Note: They must be capable to pass high-grade colour vision test. Must not have knock-knees, flat feet or squint in eyes and any defect/deformity, likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.

Selection Procedure:

Candidates who are willing to apply must make sure that they have to apppear written as well as physical test, documents verification test, personal interview, and then they will be selected based on their final merit list.

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Written Exam Procedure:

This is going to be phase 1 for the slection of the candidates for these vacant situations. Paper will be of 200 marks.
Topics that are going to be covered:
Part I: Physics(60 marks)
Part II: Mathematics(60 marks)
Part III: Chemistry(30 marks)
Part IV: English and General Knowledge(50 marks)

Those who will qualify the merit list for the selection of candidates in phase 1, will be able to appear for phase 2.

Phase 2 for the selection of candidates is going to be:
1. Preliminary Screening
2. Physical Efficiency
3. Dictation Test
4. Verification of Original Documents
5. Personal Interview
6. Medical Examination

Phase 2 exam will be conducted as:

PET: Physical Efficiency Test
1) 1.6 kms race in 6.5 minute
2) 3.65 mtr long jump. You will be given three chances to qualify this test.If you qualify in any of the three chances, you will be selected for further process.
3) 1.2 mtr high jump. You have to qualify this is 3 chnaces.

Dictation Test: It will be dictation test in english and will consist of 10 marks. Those who will qualify this will be taken for further procedures.

Document Verification Test and Personal Interview: Those who will qualify the above stages will be asked to appear for thiese rounds. Personal Interview will be of 25 marks. Those who qualify the personal interview round will be asked for medical test.

You will have to qualify all these rounds with good grades, so that you can be shortlisted in the merit list and can be easily selected for the posts.

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  1. hi iam praksh iti passed for gaidline up bsf job

    1. Interview questions sent to me by email.

  2. Ramesh kumar m bsf m jana chata hun to mujhe kya qualification chiye or kitne %§chiye

    1. Hello Rakesh.
      Eligibility criteria differs from trade to trade, firstly please tell us your trade of interest, so that we can provide you with an exaggerated answer to your question.

  3. Sir my age is 24.5 sir mai defence line me jana chahta hu sir mere koi option bacha hai.please tell me sir

    1. firstly you have to prepared your physical fitness and mantel and you should complete or clear to your running. you should mentainence your body. everyday drink water regularly atleast five galass after finish your exercise. you should do work hard after you will get the result.

  4. Sir ekkada only 10th Annaru ga but he is asking diploma or iti or +2 plz give me a answer

  5. Hello sir,
    I am mahendra patel
    Mere commerce liya hua h kiya mai defence join kr sakata hu

  6. Sir meri age 20 year he.
    Lekin sir me 2020 me join karna chahata hu, to sir pls bataye me kar sakta hu Kya?

    1. Hello Kamal.
      If you want to apply in 2020, then you will not be eligible for GD, but if your marks and educational qualification are according to the criteria then you can apply for other posts that allows max age to 23 years.

  7. Hello sir,

    Mera Naam Harvinder hai maine graduation ki hui hai or meri age 23 se upar hai meri birth date 6-sep-1994 hai kya mein bsf join kar sakta hu pls tell me sir.


    1. Hello Harvinder.
      There are some posts in BSF, where you can apply after exceeding age limit of 23 years, but check other criteria too like educational qualification, physical standards.

  8. sir meri age 25 ki he to kya mere liye koi post hogi 25 saal ke bad

  9. Jai Hind sir
    Im Mallikarjun S H
    Ive a doubt regarding height, well my height is 163cm
    2cm < expected height.
    So is it gonna be really problem for me during physical fitness.If so is there any excuse that you can made for me. If it is possible pls let me know sir Because im dying to join defence .
    Agar aap toda excuse de sakte hai to badi meharbaani hogi sir.
    Except height i can pass all other physical tests, an dim still doing hard work & putting effort. Regularly Im going for gym and running.
    Pls reply sir ill wait for your reply
    Thank you

  10. Sir Mari dob 14 06 1992 and my height 179 cm hai mai apply kar sakta hu

  11. I am intrested aarmy life and bsf

  12. In medical trade of BSF is there any scope for a girl to join with PCB as main subjects on 12basis

  13. Solider post k.liye kaise kre apply

  14. Hi dear

    I am satish Singh from uttrakhand, I have done my qualification in post graduation MBA in sikkim nanipal university can I apply in B S F my age in 29 year please suggest

  15. Sir.mera hight 165cm hai kya me bsf join kar sekta hu plz tel me sir

  16. Hi sir
    I m Gopal Patil From Gujarat my qualifications 10+12 S+ physics. Diploma medical Radiotherapy
    Can I apply BSF my age in 27 my hight 175cm. Regularly i m going for gym and running
    Plz reply me sir

    1. Hello Gopal, You are over age, So if you are from any reserved category like SC/ST/OBC then you can apply for Radio mechanic.

  17. Sir i am BE EEE,may i eligible to attempt asi(Rm) post

  18. Sir I got 43 percentage in 10th icse board and in 12th I got 50 percentage can I join bsf

  19. Dear sir I’m prasanta from Assam ,, my allocation 10+2, my age is 26 ,,can i apply for bsf ,,, pls reply me,

  20. joy hind sir
    bsf join korna ka liya 10 or 12th pa kitna % hana jouri ha
    plize riply me sir,,,,,

  21. HI sir my name is Deepankumar. My age is 17.5 i want to join a bsf officer

  22. Sir mai 1st year mai parti hoo.mai 1oth pass kiya and hs pass kiya arts stream se.mai koi iti course nahi ki .mere liye koi post hai kya Sir??

  23. Sir mai 1st year mai parti hoo mai 10th pass kiya and hs pass kiya arts stream se koi iti course nahi ki mere liye koi post hai kya Sir. Mai apply kar sakti hoo??

  24. Hello sr my age 23 me 2nd year me hu me bsf me Jana chahti hu Sr plz btao mujh kia krna pdega

  25. Plz Sr tellmy my dream in bsf my 10 marks point 5.3

    1. Ct/GD ya ministry ka form varo….try karo

  26. Please sr

  27. Sir I am 12th pass only .I shall join bsf .I have not itI diploma

  28. Sir my dream only Indian Army join

  29. What is ability for bsf physical, and written please show me

  30. Mera nam suraj Gangawane hai maine 12Th main pcb liya math nahi tha to main bsf officer ban sakata hu
    Main groud bhi karata hu
    Plase replye sir

    age 20/05/2000

  31. sir my date of birth is I apply bsf.
    but my body is very solid and my dream is a bsf man.
    I want a defence job.
    my talent is great and I know any langues for example
    hindi, english , urdu, sansikrit,panjabi, haryanvi, gujrati, and south indian but I live in utter Pradesh srtate ( city bareilly).

  32. Sar pic filapa my bad form

  33. Hello sir
    I m ansh kumar and i m in 11th class with pcm my dob 04 august 2003 can i join bsf after pass my 12th class? Please! Give ans

    Thank you

  34. M kulwinder Singh I love Indian army m nhi army me Jana chahta hu tu muje Kya karma huga pls tell me?

  35. Hlo I am kulwinder Singh I love Indian army so,m indian army ki join karma chahta hu tu mujhe Kya karma huga pls tell me?

    1. Hello Kulwinder.
      You can join through Indian Army Open Rally Bharti, check the eligibility criteria and if you are eligible then you can join whenever a Bharti will be announced at your region. For more details you can go through our portal of Indian Army at the official website.

  36. Sir meri age 17 year h aur mai 10th class me hu sir mai bsf soldier bnnna cahata hu please tell me few directions

  37. Up e open bharti kab se hai sir confrom date bataiye sir tell me sir

  38. Good evening Sir
    I hv completed my law…. I want to join BSF …. At which post I can join it….
    Thanking you
    Yours faithfully
    Jyoti sharma

  39. Sir ,
    Mera name Arjun Kumar Yadav hai next year 2020 mera diploma khatam ho ja raha hai to sir mai bsf me jis post me apply kar sakta hu

  40. Yes

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