BSF Recruitment 2017 for Constable | 1270 Posts | Across India | Last date: 30 October 2017


BSF Recruitment 2017-Border Security Force announced notification for 196 vacancies of Constable (GD) against sports quota and 1074 vacancies of Male Constable (Tradesmen).The detailed eligibility and application process are given in below.

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BSF Recruitment 2017-18:

BSF announces their organization opportunities through Employment Newspaper and also they listed the recruitment advertisement in the recruitment(BSF Bharti) section.BSF hires the candidates for Constable,Head Constable,Inspector,Sub-Inspector,Commissioner,Medical Officers..etc.At present BSF Recruitment 2017 Constable vacancies are announced in the employment newspaper for the sportspersons & Constable (Tradesmen).Candidates can apply for this position through postal on or before 30 October 2017

BSF RecruitmentBSF Recruitment 2017 Details:

Job RoleConstable (Tradesmen) (Male)
Total Posts1074
Experience1year/ 2years
Job LocationAcross India
Last date30 October 2017

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification: Matriculation or Equivalent from a recognized University or Board with:

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  • Two years work experience in respective trades;(or)
  • One year certificate course from Industrial Training Institute/ Vocational Institute with at least one year experience in the trade;(or)
  • Two years Diploma From Industrial Training Institute in the trade or similar trade.

Age limit(As on 1.9.2017): 18 to 27 years (Relaxation as per government policy)

Physical Standards for BSF Constable(Tradesmen) Vacancy:

Scheduled Tribes/Adivasis of all states and Union Territories including Nagas and Mizos162.5 Cms76-81 Cms
Men belonging to the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, Leh & Ladakh regions of Jammu Kashmir165 Cms78-83 Cms
All others State and Union Territories167.5 Cms78-83 Cms

Weight: Proportionate to height as per medical standard.

BSF Recruitment 2017 Selection process for 1074 Constable:

Physical Standard Test(PST) and Physical Efficiency Test(PET):
05(Five) Kilometers Rate to be Completed within 24 minutes.
Trade test:
Each candidate will be allowed to appear test only as entered in the application form.
Written test:

  • The written test for 100 marks containing 100 questions will consist of only objective type multiple choice questions.
  • The question paper will set to assess the General Awareness/ General knowledge, Knowledge of elementary mathematics, analytical aptitude and ability to observe the distinguish patters and to the test the basic knowledge of the candidates Hindi/English.
  • The duration of the written test is 2 Hrs.

Application Fee: Rs.100/- (No fee for SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen)

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How to apply BSF Recruitment 2017?

All interested and eligible candidates can download the application through BSF  website ( and send the application form along with required documents to the postal address(given in notification) on or before 30 October 2017.

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BSF Recruitment 2017 for Constable(GD):

Job RoleConstable(GD)
Total Posts196
Pay Scale Rs.21,700/Month
Job LocationAcross India
Last Date30 October 2017

Detailed Eligibility:

Education: Matriculation or 10th class pass from a recognized Board/University.

Sports Qualification:

  • Sportsperson who have represented a State or the country in Qualification the National or International competition in any of the games/sports mentioned in notification(OR)
  • Sportsperson who have represented their University in the Inter-University Tournaments conducted by the Inter-University Sports Board in any of the sports/games shown in notification(OR)
  • Sportspersons of merit who have represented State Schools Team in National Sports/Games for Schools conducted by the All India School Games Federation in any of the games/sports shown in notification(OR)
  • Sportsperson who have been awarded National Awards in Physical Efficiency under National Physical Efficiency Drive.

Age Limit(As on 1st August 2017):18 to 23 years. Relaxation as per Govt. order.

Physical Standards for BSF Constable(GD) Vacancy:
  • Height – For Males: 170 Cms
    – For Females: 157 Cms
  • Chest – For Males only: 80 Cms (Unexpanded)Min expansion 5 Cms
  • Weight: For Males and Females. Proportionate to height and age as per
    medical standards.

BSF Recruitment 2017 Selection Process for Sportsperson:

All eligible candidates whose application form is found to be in order will be issued
admit card/call letter to appear in the recruitment process i.e. trial. Candidates
will have to undergo the following process of recruitment:-
i) Height Bar/Test
ii) Identity check
iii) Checking of Testimonials/documents
iv) Physical Standard Test.
v) Trial in respective sports discipline as per QR attached
vi) Medical Examination.

How to apply BSF Recruitment 2017?

All interested and eligible candidates can download the application through BSF website( and send the application form along with required documents to the following postal address on latest by 30 October 2017.

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Postal Address:

HARYANA- 125011.