BSF selection process and eligibility details | Tests conducted during the BSF process

October 13th, 2010| Education.

BSF selection process and eligibility details | Tests conducted during the BSF process

The Border Security Force (BSF) had released the notification for the appointment of constables in the ground duty with tenth class qualification. Selected candidates will get all the allowances along with the free uniform, accommodation, medical and other facilities. There are 19,857 seats in total, most of them in the states of West Bengal, Karnataka, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Orissa, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Kerala.

BSF Selection will be carried out in three stages:

Constable selection process will be done in three stages and they are physical standard test (PST), physical evaluation test (PET) and written exam.

  • Height of the candidate is tested and if the height is verified, then they will conduct 5 km race which should be completed in 24 minutes. Those who have qualified in this test, will be verified for height, weight and chest measurements. If the qualities are verified, they will be sent to the next stage which is physical evaluation test.
  • Long jump and high jump tests are conducted as a part of PET test. These tests are only eligibility tests and the candidates who are selected in these tests should attend the written test.
  • There will be 100 objective questions for 100 marks and the duration of this examination is 2 hours. Questions in this test, will be based on general awareness/ general knowledge, basic mathematics, analytical aptitude and basic English/Hindi.
  • A medical test will be conducted at last.

Eligibility and application procedure for BSF Selection:

Candidates should be between 18-23 years and there will be relaxation of age limit according to rules and regulations. They should not be less than 170 cm in height and their chest should be 80cm (when they inhale, the chest should be 85cm). Candidates should be healthy mentally and physically. Application forms will be available in all the post offices of all the districts across India. They will give a booklet along with the application and the completed applications should be sent to the following address:

The commandant (recruitment),

Pers Dte,

HQ DG BSF, 10 CGO complex,

Lodhi road,

New Delhi

The last date for the applications is November 3, 2010.