BSF Constable Recruitment 2022: Apply Online for 2788 Posts | Exam Date

BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022: The Border Security Force (BSF) has released a detailed notification for the recruitment of 2788 Constable (Tradesman) posts in BSF for the male and female candidates belonging to Various States. Candidates interested to participate in the recruitment can fill the application form in the official website of BSF at The application process has started since 16th January 2022. The last date to apply online for BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 is 1st March 2022. Before filling up the BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 online application form, all candidates are advised to go through the notification and check State Wise Vacancy, Qualification, Age Limit, Height, Syllabus, Exam Date & Selection Process.

BSF Recruitment 2022 Exam Overview:

Here is a brief summary of BSF recruitment 2022 for the post of 2788 Constable/Tradesman posts.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 Summary
Organizing Body Border Security Force (BSF)
Official Website
Post Name Constable / Tradesman
Total Number Of Vacancy 2788
Job Type Direct Recruitment
Mode Of Application Online
Application Fees
  • General / OBC / EWS : Rs.100/-
  • SC / ST / PH : Nill
  • All Category Female : Nill
Educational Qualification Class 10 High School Exam with ITI Certificate in Related Trade / 2 Year Experience in Related Trade / 2 Year Diploma in Related Trade.
Age Limit (As on 1st August 2021)
  • Minimum Age : 18 Years.
  • Maximum Age : 23 Years.
  • Age Relaxation Extra as per BSF Recruitment 2022 Rules.
Selection Process
  • Physical Standards Test (PST)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Document Verification
  • Trade Test
  • Written Test
  • Medical Examination
BSF Recruitment 2022 Online Application Form CLICK HERE

BSF Recruitment 2022 Important Dates:

Before applying online for BSF recruitment 2022, you must keep in mind important dates for the exam. In the table below, we have given a brief overview of start date and last date to apply online, Last date to pay for the application fee, and Expected Exam Date 2022.

BSF Recruitment 2022 Important Dates

BSF Recruitment 2022 Notification Release Date 16th January 2022
BSF Recruitment 2022 Online Apply Date (Start Date) 16th January 2022
BSF Recruitment 2022 Last Date To Apply Online 1st March 2022
Last Date To Pay For Exam Fee 1st March 2022
Exam Date Will Be Updated

BSF Recruitment 2022 Notification PDF Download

You can read the detailed notification, eligibility criteria, age limit, physical fitness, syllabus from the official recruitment notification. Click the link below to download the official notification pdf.

Click Here to Download BSF Group C Official Notification

BSF Recruitment 2022 Online Apply

The online application has started. There is only online mode of application. All candidates are advised to fill their online application form from the official website of BSF. You can apply online using the application link given below.

Click Here to Apply Online

Application Fees:

We have mentioned the application fees for BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 for different categories in the table below. All candidates are advised to pay the application fees through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, E Challan.

Category Application Fees
General / OBC / EWS Rs.100/-
SC / ST / PH 0/- Fees Exempted
All Females 0/- Fees Exempted

BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 Vacancy Details:

Here is the category-wise vacancy details for the post of BSF Constable for males and females.

Category Vacancy For Male Vacancy For Female
UR 1151 92
EWS 254 4
OBC 615 25
SC 420 11
ST 211 5
Total 2651 137

BSF Recruitment 2022 For Male : Post Wise Vacancies

Post Name UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
Cobbler 40 7 19 15 7 88
Tailor 25 2 11 7 2 47
Cook 380 89 208 144 76 897
W/C 213 48 123 83 43 510
W/M 147 35 77 55 24 338
Barber 54 13 30 18 8 123
Sweeper 263 60 145 98 51 617
Carpenter 11 2 13
Painter 3 3
Electrician 4 4
Draughtsman 1 1
Waiter 6 6
Mali 4 4
Total Post 1151 254 615 420 211 2651

BSF Recruitment 2022 For Female : Post Wise Vacancies

Post Name UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
Cobbler 3 3
Tailor 2 2
Cook 26 2 11 6 2 47
W/C 19 5 2 1 27
W/M 15 2 1 18
Barber 7 7
Sweeper 20 2 7 2 2 33
Total Post 92 4 25 11 5 137

BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022 Eligibility Criteria:

All aspiring candidates for the post of BSF Constable must fulfill the eligibility criteria set by BSF. They must meet the educational qualification, age limit, physical standard set by BSF.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 Educational Qualification:

Candidates must have passed 10th (matric) from any recognized school or examination board with:

  • At least two years experience respective trade.
  • One year course from the industrial training institute of Vocational institute with minimum one year experience in relative trade.
  • Two year diploma course from industrial training institute in the respective trade.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 Age Limit:

The Minimum age for applying is 18 years and the maximum age is 23 years as of 01 August 2021.

BSF  Recruitment Physical Eligibility:

For General/OBC/EWS:

  • Height : Male =167.5 Cms and Female = 157 Cms
  • Chest( For male only) : 78-83 cm

For SC/ ST/ Adivasis

  • Height : Male =162.5 Cms and Female = 155 Cms
  • Chest (For male only) : 76-81 cm

 For Candidates of Hilly Area

  • Height : Male =165 Cms and Female = 150 Cms
  • Chest( For male only) : 78-83 cm

How to Apply for BSF Tradesman Recruitment 2022

Here is the step by step guide how to apply for BSF constable recruitment 2022. Before applying keep the scanned documents ready. These documents are required for BSF Constable recruitment 2022 :  Photo, Signature, Birth Certificate, Qualification Certificate, Professional Certification, Experience Certificate & Domicile Certification.

  • First of all, go to the official website of Border Security Force
  • Then click on “Current Recruitment Openings” opening option.
  • Fill the required credentials and upload the required documents. Before submitting the application form, check carefully everything is correct.
  • Now pay the application fee and you are done.
  • Finally take a print out of final submitted form.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 Selection Process:

The recruitment for Tradesman/constable consists of various stages.

1. Physical Standards Test (PST)

The following Standards need to be fulfilled by the Candidates

Category PST Male Female
ST / Adivasis Height 162.5 Cms 150 Cms
For Others   167.5 Cms 157 Cms
ST / Adivasis Chest 76-81 Cms
For Others   78-83 Cms

2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

 For Males –5 Kilo meter Race in 24 Minutes

For Females -1.6 Kilo meter Race in 8 Minutes 30 Seconds

3. Document Verification

Candidates successfully clearing the Physical Efficiency Test will need to undergo a Document Verification process for further selection process

4. Trade Test

The Trade Test will test the Candidate on the trade specific knowledge of the post he or she has applied for.

5. Written Exam Pattern

Common written exam will be held for all. It will focus on examining the aptitude of the candidate.

Subject Total Marks Total Questions Time Duration
Reasoning 25 25 120 minutes
Numerical Aptitude 25 25
General Awareness 25 25
Hindi/ English Language 25 25
TOTAL 100 100
  • The written exam will be conducted via OMR sheet(Optical Mark Recognition).
  • There are total 100 questions, each carrying 1 mark.
  • Each subject has 25 questions.
  • The question paper will be bilingual i.e. in Hindi and English.
  • The exam duration is 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes.

6. Medical Examination

The candidates will be shortlisted after the candidates undergo a medical examination.

BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 Syllabus

Below is the subject-wise syllabus for the written exam. All candidates are advised to go through the syllabus and practice each section carefully.

Syllabus for General Awareness and General Knowledge

  • Geography
  • Abbreviations
  • Committees & Commissions
  • Books & Authors
  • Appointments
  • Famous Personalities
  • Important Days and Dates
  • Sports
  • Burning Issues and Disputes
  • Indian Economy
  • Important Places
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Indian Politics
  • General Science
  • Inventions in the world
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Miscellaneous etc.

Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability Function
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Time
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • The relationship between Numbers
  • Time and Work
  • Interest
  • Circles
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
  • Menstruation
  • Averages
  • Differentiation
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Matrices

Syllabus For Reasoning

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Puzzles Verbal Reasoning

Syllabus for Aptitude

  • Numbers and Ages
  • Time and Work Partnership
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Areas
  • Time and Distance
  • Problems on Trains
  • Compound Interest
  • Races and Games
  • Volumes Profit and Loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Probability
  • Averages
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Indices and Surds
  • Percentages
  • Mensuration
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
  • Boats and Streams
  • Odd Man Out
  • Simple Equations

Syllabus for Hindi and English

  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence structure
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Spellings
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Spot the error
  • Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Sentence Completion
  • Prepositions
  • Grammar
  • Shuffling of sentence parts
  • One word substitutions
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Synonyms
  • Comprehension passage etc.
  • Cloze passage

BSF Constable Salary:

As per 7th pay commission, BSF Constable/Tradesman enjoys a very good salary of pay scale Rs.21,700-69,100/-. They also enjoy extra allowances like Medical Assistance, Free Accommodation, Travel Pass and many more.


Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the age limit of BSF constable?

The Minimum age for applying is 18 years and the maximum age is 23 years as of 01 August 2021. Extra age relaxation applies as per BSF recruitment rules for reserved categories and Ex-serviceman.

What is the minimum height for BSF?

General Category: For male candidates the minimum height is 167.5 cms and for female candidates the minimum height 157 cms.
SC/St : For male candidates the minimum height is 162.5 cms and for female candidates the minimum height 155 cms.
Hilly Areas: For male candidates the minimum height is 165 cms and for female candidates the minimum height 150 cms.

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