Border Security Force (BSF)- Recruitment of 1074 Constable (Tradesman) in various Trades. Last Dt. 15/10/2017


Border Security Force is inviting application from the eligible candidates for 1074 posts of Constable in the following trades – Cobbler, Tailor, Carpenter, Painter, Cook, Water Carrier, Draughtsman, WasherMan, Barber, Sweeper, Waiter, Mali and Khoji. Interested and eligible candidates may apply on prescribed application format (See PDF below) along with testimonials. Candidates selected for the post are temporary but likely to become permanent. Only Male candidates can apply. Educational qualification required and other details, in brief, for informational purpose only in interest of job-seeker, are given below —

No. of Vacancies: 1074 Nos.

Trade wise vacancies:

i) Cobbler: 67 posts
ii) Tailor: 28 posts
iii) Carpenter: 02 posts
iv) Draughtsman: 01 post
v) Painter: 05 posts
vi) Cook: 332 posts
vii) Water Carrier: 177 posts
viii) Washer Man: 131 posts
ix) Barber: 85 posts
x) Sweeper: 212 posts
xi) Waiter: 27 posts
xii) Mali: 01 post
xiii) Khoji: 06 posts


Educational Qualification: Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized University / Board with –
i) Two years work experience in respective trades
ii) One year certificate course from Industrial Training Institute of Vocational Institute with at least one year experience in the trade
Two years Diploma from Industrial Training Institute in the trade or similar trade.


Age Limit: Minimum-18 years and maximum-23 years as on 01/08/2017.


Pay Scale: Rs.5200 – Rs.20200 and Grade Pay Rs.2000/-


Upper Age Relaxation: Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years for SC/ST and 03 years for OBC category.


Physical Standards:
(i) Male Candidates: Height — 167.5 cms (162.5 cms for ST candidates); Chest (unexpanded) — 78 cms (76 cms for ST); Chest (expanded) — 83 cms (81 cms for ST); Weight — As per height


Cut-off in Physical Standards: For candidates belonging to certain categories/ communities or of certain States/Areas; the cut-off in such candidate’s Height/ Chest’s measurement will be as per Govt. norms. Please see officially released advertisement for more details.
Candidates must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes and should possess high colour vision. They must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.


Candidates’ Selection: Selection of the candidates will be through Trade Test, Written Test, Physical Standard Test, Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Examination.
Exact Date, Time and Venue for examination/interview will be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course as well as such information will be also available in the official website of Border Security Force —


For more details regarding candidates’ selection norms and eligibility norms, go through the officially released advertisement (See URL/PDF below).


How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply on prescribed application format (See PDF file below) along with attested copies of testimonials in support of Educational Qualification, Caste, Age, Experience certificate (if applicable) and any other relevant documents


Last Date and Address: Candidates should submit their application form at the Office of concerned RAs/HQrs, under which their State falls., on or before 15/10/2017 (See PDF file link below for details)


Above given information are in brief. Before applying for the vacancies, please go through the officially released Advertisement
Official website of Border Security Force —
For Advt., See following PDF file —  Download PDF.