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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    BSF Constable Recruitment
  • Exam Duration
    120 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • Total No. of Questions
  • Exam Dates
    April-May (tentative)
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    16th January 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    16th January 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    1st March 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To be Notified
  • Declaration of Result
    To be notified
Eligibilty Criteria

The official notification for the BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 containing the eligibility criteria for the exam was released in January. These eligibility criteria for the year 2022 will help you in determining the necessary criteria to apply for the BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 examination.

BSF Recruitment Educational Qualifications

The educational qualification of the BSF Constable Recruitment are as follows:

Post Name Eligibility Criteria
BSF Recruitment Candidates must have matriculation or equivalent from a recognized University or Board with Two years’ work experience in respective trades OR One-year certificate course from Industrial Training Institute/ Vocational Institute with at least one year experience in the trade OR Two years Diploma from Industrial Training Institute in the trade or similar trade.

BSF Recruitment Age Limit

The maximum age limit defined for the BSF Constable Recruitment 2022 examination is 23 years whereas the minimum age limit defined is 18 years. However, certain age relaxation is given to the reserved categories for the candidates. They are defined in the table below:

Categories Age Relaxation (in years)
ST 5
SC 5
Central Government Employees (Civilian and Departmental) 5-10 years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) 3-8 years for different categories
Children and Dependent Families suffered from the Communal riots in 1984 and Gujarat riots in 2002 5-10 years

BSF Recruitment Overall Eligibility

Candidates can check out other details such as work experience and a number of attempts from the table below:

Particulars Details
Work Experience Two years
Nationality Indian
Domicile Maharashtra
Number of Attempts As long as candidates satisfy all the eligibility criteria
  • For male candidates, the 162-167cm
  • For female candidates, the is 150-157cm
Important Point There is a provision for a better vision to qualify as a BSF Constable
Exam Pattern

The BSF Constable examination is conducted in 5 stages, i.e., the Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Trade Test, Written Examination, and the Medical Examination.

The written examination is the objective type of examination conducted in offline mode. The table given below contains a detailed overview of the exam pattern of the BSF Constable Recruitment Examination.

Particulars Paper
Mode of Exam Offline
Number of Sections 4
Name of Sections
  • General Knowledge
  • English/ Hindi Language
  • Mathematics
  • Analytical aptitude
Questions in each section 25
Duration of the Examination 120 minutes
Maximum number of questions 100
Type of Questions Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 100
Marking Scheme 1 mark each for the correct answer
Language of Paper English/Hindi

BSF Constable Exam Pattern: Physical Efficiency Test

The details of the Physical Efficiency Test are as follows:

Physical Parameter Task
1 Mile Race 8 Minutes
High Jump 3 feet 6 inches (3 attempts)
Long Jump 11 feet (3 attempts)

The detailed syllabus for the different sections mentioned in the BSF Constable Recruitment examination 2022 is mentioned in the sections below.

Sections Syllabus
General Awareness
  • Committees & Commissions
  • Abbreviations
  • Famous Personalities
  • Books & Authors
  • Sports
  • Current Affairs – National & International, Important Places
  • Miscellaneous
Elementary Mathematics
  • Ratio and Time
  • Percentages
  • The relationship between Numbers
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
  • Profit and Loss
  • Menstruation
  • Number Systems
  • Time and Distance
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • DiscounTime and Work
  • Averages
  • Interest
Hindi & English
  • Shuffling of sentence parts
  • Grammar
  • Synonyms
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • One-word substitutions
  • Cloze passage
  • Comprehension passage etc
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence structure
  • Vocabulary
  • Spellings
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Spot the error
Analytical Aptitude
  • Games and Races
  • Heights and distances
  • Inequalities
  • LCM and HCF
  • Linear Equations
  • Logarithms
  • Number theory
  • Number System – Fractions, Decimals
  • Partnerships
  • Percentage
  • Algebra
  • Alligations and mixtures
  • Area
  • Averages, Mean, Median and Mode
  • Boat Problems
  • Chain rule
  • Discount

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