Constable (GD) in BSF.

               Constable forms the major component of the BSF. The working of the force mainly depend on the capability and effectiveness of the personnel, having the right aptitude, capability and fitness in all respect who are appointed as constable in BSF.
Then recruitment of constable (GD) is an important process and it is necessary to lay down certain guideline.

Classification of post

Classification of post:-
               Classification of post is general central service group 'C' not gazitted/non ministerial and combatised. Method of recruitment/ filling up of these posts will be by way of.

         1.          Direct Recruitment
         2.          Deputation in analogous scale from other CPO/SPO on functional requirement.
         3.          Absorption of enrolled followers of the force who put in min 3 years service and below 30 years of age
and 8th class pass.

Eligibility for appointment as Constable (GD)

                 For appointment of the post of constable (GD) in BSF, male candidate must meet the following eligibility condition.

                a)        Age     between 19 to 23as on last date of the submission of application.
                           Relaxation: - relaxation in upper age for SC/ST/OBC/Ex serviceman.

Category Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years.
OBC      3 years.
Ex serviceman present age of the candidate minus army service minus 3 years should not exceed 23 years.

             b)        Educational     -   Matriculation. (10th).
                 c)        Physical Standard:-           

Category Height Chest    Weight
 For ST of all state and UTs including Nagas/ Mizos. 162.5 cm. 76 - 81 cm. proportionate to height and age
Men belonging to hill area of Garhwal, Kumoun, Himanchal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Sikkim, Leh and Ladakkh, Kashmir Valley, and North east 165 cm. 78-83 cm. proportionate to height and age.
All other state. 170 cm. 80-85 proportionate to height and age.

                d)          Medical Standard:-
                             Eye sight - max distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 for both eyes without wearing glass.

                 Candidate must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint eye and no color blindness. Should be mentally sound and healthy.

Compassionate appointment (for Constable and class IVth).

Method of Selection. :-

The selection procedure for the post of constable (GD) completes in seven steps.

Preliminary screening / physical measurement.         
Document checking.
Physical efficiency test (PET)
                    1 mile Run, high Jump, long Jump.
Literacy and Intelligence test.
Medical examination.
Merit list.    

There are extra 10 marks for NCC/Sports/Cultural/Technical qualification.

  NCC  'C'              . 2 mks
 'B'/'A'    1 mks.
Diploma    3 mks
Certificate    2 mks.
  Sports  National  5 mks
 State           2 mks.
 Univ.           1 mks



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