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BSF Recruitment 2016 – Meritorious Sportsperson Vacancy

Border Security Force has published a notification on their respective website relating to vacancies they have in their Institutes with the title such as BSF Recruitment 2016. The post they have announced online is basically for the post of Meritorious Sportsperson for Males and Females, and yet they are announcing online for them. This advertisement will enable the applicants to know about the whole processes, how they can apply, what are the last deadlines dates, what is the process involved, how they will select, what is the mode of payment one can do for application fee, etc. Also, one can read details from website and apply before the official deadline passes.

BSF Vacancy Details:

BSF has published a notification based on which vacancies they are offering, they have given categories of availability according to males and females how many seats are available, one can check the following,

Name of the Title Number of seats
Archery Male (1) Female (4)
Athletics/Cross Country Male (20) Female (4)
Boxing Male(7)
Football Male(8)
Handball Male(6)
Judo Male (7) Female (8)
Polo Male(1)
Taekwondo Male(16)
Water Sports Male (14) Female (5)
Wrestling Male (8) Female (7)
Aquatic Male(14)
Basketball Male (17)
Equestrian Male(4)
Gymnastics Male(4)
Hockey Male(10)
Kabaddi Male (7)
Shooting Male (10) Female (3)
Volleyball Male(8)
Weightlifting Male (8) Female (5)
Total seats Male(160), Female(36)=196
  • One must specify in the forms for which category they are applying for.
  • Vacancies and number of seats can change
  • One has to apply within 30 days of notification, 45 days for those who live far away.

Required Qualification:

BSF has published a notification based on the vacancies they have given available; one can check the qualifications details given below and apply,

  • One must be HSC OR SSC passed from any University or Institution.
  • Applicant must have participated in National OR International OR University Level in sports.
  • The applicant must be able to provide equal documents with the application.
  • The aspirant must have represented the State OR Country in National OR international Competition in any given Game OR sports.
  • One who has represented University OR inter University Tournament OR State Schools Team in National Sports OR Game for Schools.

Age Limit:

Applicant must check on the age limit before they apply,

  • The applicant must not be less than 18 years of age and not more than 23 years of age.
  • Relaxations in age will be given by the Government.
  • Relaxations are only subjected to special classes.
  • They must provide proper documents for the above.

BSF Selection Process:

Based on the notification published by Border Security Force given are the process which will be taken up for the selection of individuals from BSF,

  • Height OR Bar test will be done firstly, which will enable the officials to note down given height of a person.
  • Applicant falling into the range will only qualify.
  • One will be going for Identity check next whereby; they will be identified by their documents.
  • Proper identification documents must be provided so that one is in the process.
  • All the documents will be verified, thirdly.
  • Identification cards, Residential address, Qualification certificates, extra certificates, all will be checked before one can go for the final round.
  • This is just to make sure that the individual getting selected is legit.
  • One will undergo Physical standard test, people qualifying from this will make it far.
  • There will be trails taken where any sports will be given and competitions will be held.
  • People getting short listed from these trials will only make it.
  • Medical examination is the last one, where their physical fitness will be judged and that they are healthy.

Physical Standard Test

Given is the list of the range one will be checked for, Category Males Females
Height Chest Height
1. For General OR SC OR OBC Applicants 170 cms 80-85 cms 157 cms
2. For Garhwali, Gorkha, Maratha, Dogra, etc. Applicants 165 cms. 78-83 cms 155 cms
3. For ST Applicants 162.5 cms 76-81 cms 150 cms

Salary Structure:

After going through above selections, if one is chosen, then they will be given following pay,

They will be paid a handsome amount of 5200 INR-20200 INR Plus grade pay of 2000 INR. Other allowances and benefits will be given by the government.

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How to Apply BSF Recruitment:

  • The very first step which one has to undergo is to visit the official website whose link is
  • This website will have all given details and notices about the job posts which are being given.
  • On the homepage one will be able to see  a tab which says “Recruitment” one must click on it , this will load and take oneself to the application format.
  • The application format will be given from here, one can do two jobs, either fill the form and print it, or take the print and fill it.
  • Whatever it is, one has to fill proper details.
  • Scanned copies of the documents mentioned in the page must be attached.
  • Any incomplete documents received won’t be entertained.
  • One must attach any teeny-tiny documents with the form
  • Photographs must be attached as well
  • This whole envelope with the form and documents must be sent in through the postal address.

Postal Address

The commandant,

25 Bn BSF,

Chhawla Camp Post office-Najafgarh

New delhi-110071

Important Dates:

The date must  be taken care of to not miss,

Last date to submit the forms 11/9/2016

Important Links:

BSF Recruitment 2016 – Sub-Inspector, Head Constable, CT (Crew) Posts

The Border Security Force i.e. BSF has released an English notification to recruit for all the above mentioned positions. Candidates from General/Reserved Categories can apply by downloading the application specimen. Applications have to reach within 30 days of Advertisement being published in the ‘Employment News’. The relevant details specifying notification terms, job profile, total vacancy, application method, selection criteria, eligibility terms, important dates, and links to official website are provided below. Interested candidates are instructed to read through the document before applying for the BSF Recruitment 2016 vacancy.

BSF Notification Details:

BSF has notified the recruitment to various positions including Sub-Inspector, Head Constable, and CT(Crew) in its Water Wing. Male candidates are only eligible for all these positions. Candidates can download the specific application format at the official website. The application also includes the admit card. Candidates have to send applications along with testimonial copies, photo, copies of caste and  age certificates. There are a total of 176 vacancies for above mentioned posts including 10% reserved for Ex-Servicemen. The BSF’s Recruitment Commandant  has issued the advertisement in the English language on the 3rd of August, 2016 under the following  two memo and reference numbers: No. A.6/ I /Pers. (Rectt.)/ B &C- WW/2016 and BSF L/No 14028-15047 dated  03, August 2016.

Job Description:

The recruits have to perform by applying their respective trade skills. The various candidates who are employed have to perform activities like boat operation, swimming, driving, welding, carpentry, plumbing, painting, motor vehicle repairs, and other skilled work. Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, and other machine operation and appliance repair works are also assigned to the selected candidates based on their skill sets and designation. All the recruits have to offer services in a disciplined and prompt manner by taking appropriate directions from superiors. The appointees are posted in the B’ and C’ Groups of Water Wing in the Border Security Force’s Combatised Staff category.

BSF Vacancy Details:

The vacancy details for each position are tabulated below for the benefit of interested candidates –

Sl. No. Post Title Total Posts/Reservations Salary Pay Basic + Grade Pay in Rupees Age Limits Educational Qualifications -Class;
1 Sub-Inspector (Master) 7/ Gen – 6 ,  ST – 1 PB-2 + 4200/- 22 yrs. to 28 yrs. 10+2; Master certificate
2 Sub-Inspector (Engine Driver) 9/ Gen – 4 , OBC – 3, SC – 1, ST – 1 PB-2 + 4200/- 22 yrs. to 28 yrs. 10+2; Engine Driver certificate
3 Head Constable (Master) 62/ Gen – 26 , OBC – 19, SC – 10, ST – 7 PB-1 + 2400/- 20 yrs. to 25 yrs. 10th; Serang certificate
4 Head Constable (Engine Driver) 65/ Gen – 26 , OBC – 23, SC – 9, ST – 7 PB-1 + 2400/- 20 yrs. to 25 yrs. 10th; Engine Driver certificate
5 Head Constable (Workshop) 1 / ST PB-1 + 2400/- 20 yrs. to 25 yrs. 10th;


6 CT (Crew) 32 / Gen – 13 , OBC – 1, SC – 3, ST – 15 PB-1 + Rs 2000/- 20 yrs. to 25 yrs. 10th;


Total Posts- 176;  10% reserved for Ex-Servicemen;

PB-1 = Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 20200/- ;PB-2 = Rs. 9300/- to Rs. 34800/-

Required Qualification:

The requisite educational and other requirements are mentioned below for each post separately –

SI (Master) :

  • 10+2 or an equivalent qualification.
  • Master Certificate in 2nd Class – Issued by Mercantile Marine Department OR State/Central  Inland Water Transport Authority.

SI (Engine Driver) :

  • 10+2 or an equivalent qualification.
  • Engine Driver Certificate in 1st Class – Issued by Mercantile Marine Department OR State/Central  Inland Water Transport Authority.

HC(Master) :

  • Matriculation or an equivalent qualification.
  • Serang Certificate .

HC (Engine Driver) :

  • Matriculation or an equivalent qualification.
  • Engine Driver Certificate in 2nd Class.

HC (Workshop) :

  • Matriculation or an equivalent qualification.
  • ITI Diploma in any of the following trades – Motor Mechanics ( Petrol or Diesel Engine) or  Fitter or Carpenter or Electrician or Machinist or Welder or Air-conditioner Technician or Upholstering or Painting or Electronics or Plumbing .

CT(Crew) :

  • Matriculation or an equivalent qualification.
  • 1 yr. experience in boat operation below 265 HP
  • Swimmer with recognised certificate from swimming pool/institute/authority.
  • Matriculation/10+2/ITI Diploma/Equivalent certificates should be only from recognized boards/universities.
  • Candidates with small tattoo/engraving of religious symbol or name on inner face of arm or leg are permitted.
  • Candidates with tattoos on other body parts stand disqualified as per the note provided in the BSF Recruitment 2016 advertisement.

Age Limit:

The minimum and maximum age limits are tabulated above in accordance with the BSF Recruitment 2016 advertisement. Any relaxation is provided in upper age limit to candidates from SC/ST/other reservation categories as per the latest Central Government directives and rules.

Selection Process:

The following selection criteria are applied:

  • Candidates with specific educational qualifications have to attend a written exam.
  • If large number of candidates qualify in written exam, the number of candidates for next stage is calculated as 5 times the number of vacancy advertised.
  • Documentation is verified.
  • PST/PET measurements are taken.
  • Trade Test and Medical Examinations are also conducted before final selection at the discretion of BSF authorities.

Salary Structure:

The salary information for all vacancies in terms of grade and basic pay are tabulated above as per the information provided in BSF Recruitment 2016 notification.

Application Fee :

There is no mention of any application fee in the official BSF Recruitment 2016 notification.

How to Apply:

The eligible candidates can peruse the following steps before sending their applications:

  • Applications are invited only from male candidates with above mentioned qualifications.
  • Candidates can visit the official website of BSF and download the application specimen from the recruitments page. The links are provided below.
  • Only applications in specified format are accepted.
  • The candidates can go through the recruitment policy on the careers page before applying.
  • All the details pertaining to personal information, date of birth, address, caste, trade and work experience have to be filled.
  • Passport photo has to be affixed.
  • Application along with following enclosures should be sent – attested photocopies of certificates proving caste, age, education, technical qualification like ITI, hill area /tribe, etc.,
  • The applications have to reach one of the Examination Centres within 30 days of advertisement being published in Employment News.

Important Dates:

The BSF Recruitment 2016 notification provides the following significant dates –

Date of Publication of  Web Notification 4th August, 2016
Last Date for Application Receipt Within 30 days of publication of Advertisement

Important Links:

The vacancy details and downloadable documents are available at following links:

The application format is available at the following link: Download Application

The recruitment policy is available for perusal at this link:


  • Candidates should note that the total vacancy number may be increased or decreased.
  • Candidates are advised to visit official website of BSF for updates.

BSF Recruitment 2016 Notification for Head Constable and Assistant Sub-Inspector:

BSF recruitment 2016 notification for 622 Head Constable and Assistant Sub-Inspector vacancies, invites applications from Indian nationals for filling of the vacancies in following posts. Eligible candidates may apply online from 15-06-2016 to 16-07-2016 (midnight).

Notification Details:

  1. The eligible candidates can apply for the vacancies against the posts from 15-06-2016 to 16-07-2016till midnight.
  2. The candidates are advised to fill the application form through the official website

Vacancy Details:

The total numbers of vacancies against various posts are listed below;

Total No. of Posts: 622
Name of the Posts:
1. Head Constable: 470 Posts
2. Assistant Sub-Inspector: 152 Posts


  1. Vacancies reserved for ex-servicemen will be filled by candidates of open category within the respective quota, if suitable candidates of ex-servicemen category are not available.
  2. Vacancies reserved for BSF serving personnel will be filled by candidates from open recruitment within the respective quota, if suitable departmental candidates are not available.
  3. Application of Govt. servants/BSF candidates will not be entertained without NOC/ DISC Vigilance certificate, Medical Certificate and bio-data of the individual from their appointing authority.
  4. The number of vacancy given is subject to change, may increase or decrease. Amendment for change is vac position/ schedule of recruitment will be notified on BSF website from time to time. The posts are combated and purely temporary in nature, but likely to continue.
  5. A candidate can apply for both the posts i.e. ASI/ RM and HC/RO, depending on their eligibility for the respective posts. However, separate application forms and fee are required for each post. Candidate will have to appear in written test(OMR as well as descriptive)for applied post separately as per schedule fixed by HQ DG BSF.

Required Qualifications:


  1. The candidates must possess 3 year diploma in Radio and TV Technology or Electronics or Telecommunication or Computer or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from any recognized University of Central Government or State Govt.
  2. The candidates belonging to 10+2 or intermediate or equivalent should have completed the standard with 50% with subjects being Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics from recognized board or University.

HC (RO):

  1. The candidates must possess diploma in Industrial Training Institute Certificate in Radio and TV or Electronics
  2. The candidates having intermediate or 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from recognized board or Institution.

Age Limit:

  1. Not below 18 years or over 25 years as on 15/07/2016(closing date) for General category.
  2. Not below 18 years or over 28 years as on 15/07/2016(closing date) for OBC category.
  3. Not below 18 years or over 30 years as on 15/07/2016(closing date) for SC/ST category.


Upper age relaxation for SC, ST and OBC serving BSF personnel and central Government employees are as under:

  1. BSF Serving and willing (HC(RO)) and HC(Fitter) having FIVE years regular service in the grade of PB-1 Rs.5200-20200 with GP Rs.2400/- and willing Constable (GD) and Constable (TM) having TEN years regular service in the grade of PB-1 Rs.5200-20200 with GP Rs.2000/- for the post of ASI(RM).
  2. BSF Serving and willing Constable(GD) and Constable (TM) with FIVE years regular service for the post of HC(RO) as on last date of receipt of applications. The upper age relaxation for each category as are under:
  • General Category – 40 years
  • OBC Category – 43 years
  • SC and ST category – 45 years

Age relaxation for Central Govt. civilian employees who rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date given below:

  • OBC= 8(5+3) years
  • SC/ST= 10(5+5) years

For ex-servicemen:

General category 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from actual age as on the date of reckoning
OBC 6 years after deduction of the military service rendered from actual age as on the date of reckoning
SC 8 years after deduction of the military service rendered from actual age as on the date of reckoning
ST 8 years after deduction of the military service rendered from actual age as on the date of reckoning

Selection Process:

  1. The selection to all the above posts will be based on the performance in the written test.(OMR and Descriptive)
  2. OMR Based screening test is dated on 25th Sept 2016, the results of qualified candidates will be announced on the official site i.e.
  3. Descriptive test will be conducted on 18th Dec 2016.
    For ASI(RM) candidates who qualify descriptive test will attend 2nd phase.
    For HC(RO) candidates must qualify this as well as dictation test during this phase.
  4. Second Phase will be on 20th Mar 2017 and onwards. (PST, PET, Documentation and Final Medical)
  5. Final result will be prepared for ASI and HC separately.

ASI(RM)- 200 marks

HC/RO- 100 + 100 for descriptive and dictation

Salary Structure:

  1. Male or Female Indian citizens belonging to General, SC or ST and other backward classes for the post of ASI(RM) and HC(RO) in BSF Comm Set-up in the pay scale of Rs.5200-20,200(PB-I) plus Grade pay of Rs.2800/- per month for ASI(RM) and Rs.5200-20200(PB-I) plus Grade pay of Rs.2400/- per other allowances for HC(RO) respectively.

How to Apply:

  1. Candidates will have to fill the application form online using BSF Recruitment portal
  2. This will be active from 16 June 2016 09:00 hours to 15 July 2016 24:00 hours.

Application/ Processing Fee:

  1. Bank Draft of Rs.50 only by General and OBC candidates, in favor of Inspector General/DIG/Comdt.
  2. No examination fee for Female candidates and SC/St and BSF serving personnel.

Important Dates:

  1. Start Date for Submission of Online Applications- 15.06.2016
  2. Last Date for Submission of Online Applications- 16.07-.2016 (midnight)

Advertisement and application form link details:

The candidates are required to fill the application from the website

Border Security Force Recruitment – Tripura HQ Specialist Doctors and GDMOs

Suitable and willing male and female candidates may walk-in for the interview for Contractual appointments of Specialists doctors and General duty Medical Officers (GDMOs) in Composite Hospitals BSF Agartala, Salbagan (Tripura) and in BSF Hospitals on contractual basis as per the terms and conditions mentioned below

Notification Details:

The eligible candidates are informed to direct walk-in for the interview from 25.04.2016 to 29.04.2016 at Composite Hospital (CH) BSF Agartala, Salbagan, Tripura from 10 am to 4 pm.

Vacancy Details:

  1. One post each in Medicine, Anesthetics, Radiologist, Pathologist and Ophthalmologist
  2. GDMOs:
  • CH BSF Agartala (Tripura)- 02
  • Udaipur- 01
  • Gokulnagar- 01
  • Teliamura-01
  • Panisagar-01
  • Nalkata-01
  • Maharanichera-01

Total- 08

Note: The vacancies are subject to change.

Required Qualification:

A. Specialist Doctors.

  1. A recognized medical qualification included in the first or second schedule or Part II of the third schedule to the Indian Medical Council Act 1956.
  2. Should be holder of educational qualifications included in Part II or the Third Schedule should also fulfill the conditions stipulated in the sub section (3) of Section (13) of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
  3. Must be post graduate Degree/ Diploma in the concerned Specialty as mentioned in Sec-A or Sec-B of Schedule- VI or equivalent.
  4. 1.5 years experience for the post graduate degree holder and 2.5 years for the Diploma holder in the concerned specialty after obtaining the Post Graduate degree/ Diploma or equivalent.

B. General Duty Medical Officers:

  1. A recognized medical qualification included in the first or second schedule or Part II of the third schedule to the Indian Medical Council Act 1956.
  2. Should be holder of educational qualifications included in Part II or the Third Schedule should also fulfill the conditions stipulated in the sub section (3) of Section (13) of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
  3. Completion of compulsory rotating internship.

Age Limit:

The candidate should not be more than 67 years.

Selection Process:

  1. The candidate will be selected on contract basis for a period of five years.
  2. The initial contract will be of three years which may be extended for further two years on the basis of performance.
  3. However the appointment can be terminated at any time by giving one month’s notice.
  4. The candidates will be selected on their performance in the interview.
  5. The candidates should direct walk-in with all the relevant documents on the above address from 25.04.2016 to 29.04.2016 from 10 am to 4 pm.
  6. There is no bar on the candidate to apply again on completion of 05 years tenure.

Salary Structure:

  1. The salary structure for the Specialists Doctors is Rs. 57,672/- per month.
  2. The salary structure for the General Duty Medical Officers is Rs. 47,775/- per month.

How to Apply:

  1. The candidates are hereby informed to directly walk-in for the interview from 25.04.2016 till 29.04.2015 from 10 am to 4 pm to the address Composite Hospital (CH) BSF Agartala, Salbagan, Tripura with all the relevant documents.
  2. The candidates are required to bring their 054 passport size photographs at the time of interview.

Application/ Processing Fee:

  1. As the process is direct walk-in, there is no application fee for the applicant.
  2. However, the candidate has to arrange his/her traveling expenses on own.

Important Dates:

The candidates are required to directly walk-in from 25.04.2016 till 29.04.2016 to Composite Hospital (CH) BSF Agartala, Salbagan, Tripura from 10 am to 4 pm.

Advertisement and Application Form Link Details:

The candidate can visit the official website