Border Security Force
) recruitment notification 2012-2013
has just been published vide advertisement no.: A.5/53/Pers(Rectt)/Min.Staff/BSF/2012 for 82 Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer)
and 304 Head Constables (Ministerial)
This blog article briefly touches up the info on eligibility & application forms of this job avenues in BSF to help you apply for the same. Let me tell you that BSF each year issues recruitment notification for ASI & Head Constables. So if you are serious about joining BSF, you should look out for the advertisement in the future too i.e. for BSF ASI & HC Recruitment 2013.
But before that a small note on what is BSF.
What is BSF:
Established on 1st December, 1965, Border Security Force is one of the prime Central Armed Police Forces with the role to guard India's international borders during peacetime and also to prevent transnational crime.
It is one of the world's largest border patrol forces with a strength of 240,000 personnel in 186 battalions, including women battalions. The rank and structure in Border Security Force is given in the table at right.
Salary for ASI/HC in BSF:
Salary for BSF Assistant Sub Inspector:
Rs. 11,360/= in Pay scale: Rs. 5200 - 20,200/= with grade pay Rs. 2,800/=.
Salary for BSF Head Constables:
Rs. 9,910/= in Pay scale: Rs. 5200 - 20,200/= with grade pay Rs. 2,400/=.
Selection Process for ASI/HC in BSF:
Selection process for Assistant Sub Inspector (Steno) & Head Constables (Ministerial) consists of two phases:
Written Exam: Consists of a 1 hour-45 minutes Objective type question paper of 100 marks. You can find more about this in my blog article titled: ASI (Steno) & HC (Min).
1.0 PST (Physical measurement).
2.0 Shorthand test: for ASI (Steno) only.
3.0 Typing speed test: for Head Constables (Ministerial) only.
5.0 Medical Examnication.
BSF ASI/HC Vacancy 2012
There are total 82 Assistant Sub Inspector (Steno) vacancies, out of which 13 positions are reserved for departmental candidates. Category-wise break-up of the BSF ASI vacancy 2012 is given in the table at left.
Similarly there are total 304 Head Constables (Ministerial) positions out of which 94 positions are reserved for departmental candidates. You can find the category-wise break-up of BSF Head Constables (Ministerial) vacancy 2012 in the table at right.
BSF ASI (Steno)/HC (Ministerial) Eligibility:
Age eligibility: Min 18 & Max 25 years. Age relaxations exists as per Govt rule.
Academic Qualification eligibility:
10+2 or Intermediate or its equivalent OR
Matriculation with 3-year diploma in Sceretarial Practice or Modern Office Practice or Commercial practice from a recognized board of Technical education
For ASI (Steno): Shorthand 70 WPM in English or in Hindi for 10 minutes.
Transcribe of dictation in English in 60 minutes or Transcribe of dictation in Hindi in 75 minutes on computer.
For Head Constable (Ministerial): Typing speed 30 WPM (i.e. 9000 KDPH) in English or 25 WPM (i.e. 7500 KDPH) in Hindi on computer. Time: 10 minutes.
In addition to the above age & educational qualification eligibility, you should possess the Physical Standard as given in section "(c) Physical Standard for ASI (Steno) & HC (Min)" in page-2 of the Notification
BSF ASI/HC Recruitment 2012 Application Form:
You can find the Application Form for BSF Assistant Sub Inspector (Steno) & Head Constables (Ministerial) Recruitment 2012 in "Annexure-1" in page-9-12 of the Notification
. How to apply for BSF (Steno) & Head Constables (Ministerial) Recruitment 2012 is given very clearly in the Notification
Hope with above information you can apply confidently for Assistant Sub Inspector (Steno) & Head Constables (Ministerial) Recruitment in BSF. Please visit my subsequent blog article titled: BSF ASI (Steno) & HC (Min) Exam Pattern, Papers & Books
to find the prep materials for BSF written exam. Best wishes!