Directorate General, Border Security Force – Constable – 1074 Vacancies – Last Date to Apply – 29th October 2017

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Applications are invited from MALE Indian Citizens for filling up following posts of Constable (Tradesmen) in BORDER SECURITY FORCE in the Pay Band-I, Pay
Scale of Rs. 5200-20200 + Grade Pay Rs. 2000/- per month (Pre-revised) (Revised Pay Matrix Level-3 of 7th CPC) and other allowances as admissible to Central Govt. employees from time to time. The posts are temporary but likely to become permanent

Various Posts are –

Constable (Cobbler) / Constable (Tailor) / Constable (Barber) / Constable (Carpenter) /Constable (Sweeper) / Constable (Draughtsman)/ Constable (Waiter) / Constable (Painter) / Constable (Mali) / Constable (Cook) /Constable (Khoji) / Constable (Water Carrier)/Constable (Washer Man)

Note: (i) Vacancies are subject to change (may increase or decrease).
(ii) Vacancies of above Trades are further distributed amongst all the States/ UTs as per population ratio of each State/UTs. Please logon to BSF website to see the distribution of above vacancies as State wise & Category wise.

(A) Age : Between 18 to 23 years as on 1st August, 2017. Relaxation for candidates of SC/ST/OBC category and other special categories of personnel in
accordance with the instructions issued by Central Govt. from time to time.

(B) Education: Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized University/Board with:-
(i) Two years work experience in respective trades: OR
(ii) One year certificate course from Industrial Training Institute of Vocational Institute with at least one year experience in the trade; OR
(iii) Two years Diploma from Industrial Training Institute in the trade or similar trade.

Prescribed Application form & Admit card which are available in BSF website may be downloaded and printed out in foolscap size (single side)
paper. The application form and admit card duly filled up by the candidates may be sent to concerned RAs/HQrs, under which their State falls along with recent
passport size photographs, examination fees & other required documents within 30 days after publication of this advertisement in Employment News.

(a) Physical Standard Test (PST).
(b) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)- Five Kilometers (5 Kms) race to be completed within 24 minutes.
(c) Documentation (Original documents will be checked).
(d) Trade Test:- Only qualifying in nature.
The candidates who qualify the PST/PET/Documentation will be put through the respective Trade Test. Each candidate will be allowed to appear for one trade
test only as entered in the application form.
(e) Written Test for 100 marks:-
(i) The Written Test for 100 marks containing 100 questions (qualifying marks 35% for GC & Ex- Serviceman and 33% for SC/ST/OBC) will consist of only OMR
based objective type multiple choice questions to be answered using Blue or Black Ball Point Pen only. The duration of the written test will be 2 hours.
(ii) The question paper will be set to assess the (i) General Awareness/General Knowledge. (ii) Knowledge of elementary mathematic. (iii) Analytical aptitude and
ability to observe the distinguish patterns and to test the (iv) basic knowledge of the candidates in English/Hindi. The questions will be set both in Hindi and
English. The papers can be answered either in Hindi or in English.

(i) The candidates will be medically examined to assess their physical & medical fitness as prescribed in the eligibility conditions as per revised uniform medical
guidelines issued by MHA vide UO No. A.VI-1/2014-Rectt (SSB) dated 20-05-2015. The candidates must not have knock knees, flat foot, varicose vein or
squint in eyes.
(ii) Medical examination will be conducted after the written test. Candidates will be called for medical examination in order of merit. Such candidates will be called till such time all vacancies in their respective categories are filled up.
(iii) Candidates having Tattoos will be considered as per following instructions:-
(a) Content: Being a secular country, the religious sentiments of our countrymen are to be respected and thus, tattoos depicting religious symbol or figures and the
name as followed in Indian Army are to be permitted.

(b) Location: Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like inner aspect of forearm but only left forearm, being non saluting limb or dorsum of the hands are
to be allowed.
(c) Size: Size must be less than ¼ of the particular part (Elbow or Hand) of the body.

5. Candidates in their own interest are advised to go through the detailed instructions contained in the advertisement notice available on BSF website i.e. carefully before applying.
6. Any further notification in regard to this recruitment will be made in BSF website only. Candidates are advised to log on to this website regularly.

(Bhanu Pratap Singh)
Commandant (Rectt)
11 Sept, 2017

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