The Border Security Force (BSF) is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India. It is responsible for guarding India’s land border during peacetime and preventing transnational crime. BSF is also one of the largest border guards in the world.
BSF constables are the backbone of the force. They are responsible for patrolling the borders and maintaining security. BSF recruitment is a very competitive process, and only the most eligible candidates are selected.
BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 is currently underway. The online application process started on September 2, 2023, and will end on September 9, 2023.
A total of 17,200 BSF Constable vacancies are available for 2023. The vacancies are divided into two categories:
- General Duty (GD): 15,000 vacancies
- Tradesman: 2,200 vacancies
To be eligible for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Nationality: Indian citizen
- Age: 18-23 years
- Educational qualification: 10th pass
- Physical and medical standards: Candidates must meet the prescribed physical and medical standards.
The selection process for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 consists of the following stages:
- Written exam
- Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
- Medical test
The written exam for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 will be conducted in the Hindi and English languages. The exam will consist of two papers:
- Paper 1: General Intelligence and Reasoning, Numerical Ability, and General Knowledge
- Paper 2: General Science
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Candidates who qualify in the written exam will be called for the PET. The PET will consist of the following tests:
- 100 meters race
- 1600 meters race
- Long jump
- High jump
- Shot put
Candidates who qualify in the PET will be called for the medical test. The medical test will be conducted by a medical board to ensure that candidates are physically and medically fit to serve in the BSF.
How to Apply for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023
To apply for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023, candidates must visit the official website of the BSF (https://bsf.gov.in/). On the website, candidates will find the link to the online application form.
To fill out the online application form, candidates will need to provide the following information:
- Personal details
- Educational qualification
- Employment history
- Physical and medical details
- Category (General, OBC, SC, ST, etc.)
- Ex-serviceman status (if applicable)
After filling out the online application form, candidates will need to submit it along with the required documents. The required documents include:
- Scanned copy of passport-size photograph
- Scanned copy of signature
- Scanned copy of 10th class mark sheet
- Scanned copy of category certificate (if applicable)
- Scanned copy of ex-serviceman certificate (if applicable)
The starting salary of a BSF Constable is Rs. 21,700 per month. The salary increases with rank and experience. BSF Constables are also entitled to a number of other benefits, including:
- Free accommodation
- Free medical facilities
- Leave travel allowance
- Dearness allowance
- Transport allowance
- Canteen facility
- Uniform allowance
- Risk and hardship allowance
BSF Constable Recruitment 2023 is a great opportunity for young and talented individuals who want to serve their country and protect its borders. If you are interested in applying for BSF Constable Recruitment 2023, make sure to meet the eligibility criteria and submit your application before the deadline.