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BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Notification, Vacancies, Syllabus

Robin Singh | Updated On - March, 6 2023

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BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Notification

The Border Security Force Constable Tradesman Bharti is a central exam in which BSF recruits the candidates for posts of Cobbler, Tailor, Cook, Barber, Sweeper, Carpenter, Painter, Electrician, Draughtsman, Waiter, Mali, etc. The BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 notification has been released by Border Security Force. Eligible candidates can apply online from 27th February to 27th March 2023. The detailed notification pdf is given below.
Download BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 Notification PDF

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Overview

The BSF Coonstable Tradesman exam is conducted yearly. The overview of the BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 exam is provided in the table below:
Name of Department Border Security Force
Vacancies 1284 (1220 Male & 64 Female)
Post Tradesman (Constable)
Online Application Start Date 27th February 2023
Online Application Last Date 27th March 2023
BSF Constable Exam Date to be notified later
Salary / Pay Scale Rs. 21700/- to Rs. 69100/-
Application Fee Rs. 100/-
Official Website rectt.bsf.gov.in

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Application fee

The application fee must be paid by candidates before the last date. The BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 application fee is listed below:
  • General / OBC / EWS : 100/-
  • SC / ST / PH : 0/-
  • All Category Female : 0/-

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Important Dates

The BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 exam date is not released yet. Other important dates are tabulated below:
Event Date
Short Notification Date 20th February 2023
Apply Start 27th February 2023
Last Date to Apply 27th March 2023
Exam Date Notify Later

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Vacancy

The BSF has released the notification for Tradesman Constable. The vacancy details for the exam are as follows :
Post Trade Male Female
Constable Tradesman Cobbler 22 01
 Tailor 12 01
 Cook 456 24
Water Carrier 280 14
 Washer Man 125 07
 Barber 57 03
Sweeper 263 14
Waiter 05 0

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Eligibility

The BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 eligibility consists of Age limit, Educational qualification and physical standards:

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 Age limit

  • Minimum Age :18 Years
  • Maximum Age : 25 Years
Relaxable in respect of the candidates for SC/ ST/ OBC and other special categories of personnel in accordance with the instructions issued by Central Govt. from time to time.

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 Educational Qualification

  • (1) For trades of Constable(Cobbler), Constable(Tailor), Constable(Washerman), Constable(Barber) and Constable(Sweeper) :
    • (a) Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board;
    • (b) Must be proficient in respective trade;
    • (c) Must qualify trade test in the respective trade conducted by recruitment board
  • (2) For the trades of Constable(Cook), Constable(Water Carrier) and Constable(Waiter) :
    • (a) Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board;
    • (b) National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) level-I Course in food production or Kitchen from National Skill Development Corporation or from the Institutes recognized by National Skill Development Corporation.

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 Physical Standards

Category Gender Height Chest
SC/ ST/ Adivasis Male 162.5 cm 76-81cm
Candidates of Hilly Area Male 165 cm 78-83 cm
All Other Candidates Male 167.5 78-83 cm
SC/ ST/ Adivasis Female 150 cm NA
Candidates of Hilly Area Female 155 cm NA
All Other Candidates Female 157 cm NA

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Selection Process

Candidates who submitted complete online application forms will be invited written examination. Candidates who pass the first stage of the examination will be invited to take the second (PST, PET, Documentation, and Trade Test). The steps in the selection process are listed below.
  • Stage 1- Written Test
  • Stage 2- PET (Physical Efficiency Test), PST (Physical Standards Test), Document Verification, Trade Test and Medical Examination.

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Exam Pattern

According to the previous selection process, the written exam was conducted after PET/PST. Now, the selection process has been changed for the BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 exam. The pattern of the written exam is as follows :
  • Exam Pattern : Test will be conducted on an OMR basis or CBT mode (which will be notified later).
  • Time duration will be 02:00 hours (120 minutes).
  • The written test will be of 100 Marks/ Questions. Each Part Will be of 25 Marks/ Questions.
  • Cut-off marks for written examination will be 35% for General and Ex-Servicemen and 33% for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • The questions will be set both in Hindi and English. Candidates will have the option to answer either in Hindi or English.
The table given below will explain everything about the exam pattern of BSF Constable Tradesman :
S.No. Subject Number of questions Maximum marks Duration
1. General Awareness / General knowledge 25 25
2 Hours
(120Minutes)
2. Knowledge of elementary mathematics 25 25
3. Analytical aptitude and ability to observe the distinguished patterns 25 25
4. Basic knowledge of the candidates in English or Hindi 25 25

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Syllabus

The exam Syllabus for Constable (Tradesman) written test is given below:-

General Awareness/General Knowledge:

History, Geography, and Socio-Economic development of Himachal Pradesh. Knowledge of current events of National and International importance and such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The Paper will also include questions on the Modern History (From 1857 onwards) of India, Indian culture, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, and Geography of India.

Knowledge of elementary Mathematics: 

The test of Arithmetical and Numerical abilities will cover Number Systems including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs, etc.

Analytical Aptitude and ability to Observe the Distinguish Pattern: 

It will include the question of both verbal and non-verbal types. Questions will be asked about analogies, similarities and differences, problem-solving, relationships, arithmetical computation, and other analytical functions, Venn diagrams, relationship concepts Ability to observe and distinguish patterns, etc.

General English:

The candidate's ability to understand correct English, basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. Questions will be asked about error recognition, fill in the blanks (using verbs, prepositions, articles, etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, etc.

General Hindi:

मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ, संधि समास, हिंदी भाषा के प्रयोग में होने वाली अशुद्धियाँ, शब्द रचना वाक्य रचना अर्थ, अर्थबोध, क्रियाएँ, वर्तनी, पर्यायवाची शब्द/ विलोम शब्द,अनेकार्थी शब्द, संधि समास, वाक्याशों के लिये एक शब्द निर्माण, शब्द-रूप, हिंदी वर्णमाला, तत्सम एवं तद्भव देशज विदेशी (शब्द भंडार), वाक्यसंशोधन- लिंग, वचन, कारक, काल, वर्तनी, त्रुटि से संबंधित.
You can check SSC GD Constable 2022 Vacancies notification- Click Here.

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Physical Standards Test (PST):

Physical standards test laid down for the post of BSF Tradesman Constable are –

Male:

Categories Height in cms Chest in cms
Schedule Tribes/ Adivasis of all states and Union territories including Nagas and Mizos. 162.5 cms 76-81 cms
Men belonging to Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir and Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K 165 cms 78-83 cms
For all Other States and Union Territories 167.5 cms 78-83 cms

Female:

Categories Height in cms
Schedule Tribes/ Adivasis of all states and Union territories including Nagas and Mizos. 150 cms
Women belonging to Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, and Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K 155 cms
For all Other States and Union Territories 157 cms

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Those Who Qualify for the PST Will be Called For the PET- Race and Will be Conducted Under PET:
Male 5 km Race to be Completed within 24 Minutes
Female 1.6 km Race to be Completed within 8.30 Minutes

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Trade Test

Candidates who pass the PST/PET/Documentation will be called for the Trade Test. Each candidate will be permitted to appear in only one trade test, as specified on the application form.
  • Cobbler ➤ Polishing of Shoes, handling tools, cutting of leather, repair & stitching of Shoes.
  • Tailor➤ Taking measurements of Persons, cutting of cloth, and Stitching of Uniforms.
  • Cook➤ Cooking of Chapati & Rice, Cooking of vegetable/ Dal/ Samber/ Idli etc for 100 men. Cooking of Meat/ Fish/ Egg/ Kheer.
  • Barber ➤ Handling of tools, Hair Cutting, Shaving.
  • Sweeper ➤ Sweeping Cleaning of toilets Cleaning of Bathrooms etc.
  • Washer Man ➤ Washing of clothes Ironing of Khaki Cotton Uniform Woolen, Terry cotton Uniforms.
  • Waiter ➤ Hygiene/ Sanitation, Servicing of Foods and allied matters.

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | Salary

Pay Matrix Level – 3, Pay Scale of Rs.21,700-69,100 (Grade Pay Rs.2000/-).

How To Apply for BSF Constable Tradesman Online Form 2023?

BSF Constable Tradesman Online Form Process- These are simple steps that should be followed by candidates to apply online for BSF Constable Tradesman Bharti 2022 :
  • » Check the official notification for the 'Apply Online' link or visit the official website.
  • » After that, click on the link 'Online form'.
  • » Click on the BSF Constable Tradesman Online Form link on the official website.
  • » Now a new window will open in front of you, in which you have to fill out your application form.
  • » Pay the Application Fee.
  • » Now your application form has been submitted successfully.
  • » Take a printout of the BSF Constable Tradesman Application Form for future reference.

BSF Constable Tradesman 2022 | Exam Details

Name of Department Border Security Force
Vacancies 2788 (2651 Male & 137 Female)
Post Tradesman (Constable)
Online Application Start Date 15th January 2022
Online Application Last Date 28th February 2022
BSF Constable Exam Date 4th December 2022
Salary / Pay Scale Rs. 21700/- to Rs. 69100/-
Selection Process -PET/PST
-Written Exam
Age limit 18 to 21 years
Application Fee Rs. 100/-
Official Website rectt.bsf.gov.in
Official Notification Download Now

BSF Tradesman Constable Bharti Pariksha 2023 | Best Books

Recommended Book for General Awareness/General Knowledge:

Recommended Book for Knowledge of elementary Mathematics:

Recommended Book for General English:

Recommended Book for General Hindi:

BSF Constable Tradesman 2023 | FAQs:

Q1. What is the BSF constable job?
Ans. BSF is among the first five Central Police Forces. The recruitment is done for various positions, which include constables also.
Q2. What is the salary of a BSF constable?
Ans. The salary of a BSF Constable is Pay Matrix Level – 3, Pay Scale of Rs.21,700-69,100 Grade Pay Rs.2000/-
Q3. What are the required qualifications for BSF?
Ans. The qualification required for BSF Constable Tradesman is matriculation or equivalent from a recognized university/Board.
Q4. Is BSF a good job?
Ans. A good job having a satisfying lifestyle–BSF is a great institution with a positive work environment. It is an excellent constitution for people who labor with patriotism. The work is dependent on where we are deployed. In the Kashmir region, it is a difficult existence, but in peaceful areas such as Gujarat, it is considered a happy one.
Q5. What is the running time of the BSF head constable?
Ans. For Male Candidates- 1.6 km race in 6.5 seconds. For Male Candidates- 800 meters race in 4 minutes.
Q6. Can I join BSF after the 10th class?
Ans. Yes, a candidate who has passed class 10th can apply for BSF Constable Tradesman.
Q7. Does a BSF constable get promoted to SI or other ranks in BSF?
Ans. Yes, a BSF Constable can be promoted to the rank of Assistant Sub-Inspector or Sub Inspector. There are two procedures for the promotion:
  • 1) Experience-based Promotion: After completing the specific number of years'service, a candidate gets promoted to the rank of ASI or SI. In this procedure, they are promoted to Head Constables first, then to Constables, then to ASIs, and finally to Sub Inspectors. A constable typically advances to the rank of Sub-Inspector at the end of their service.
  • 2) Limited Departmental Candidates (LDC) Examination: After completing a minimum of 4 years of service at constable rank with good APARs grading (Clean service record) and being a holder of a graduation degree,one is eligible to undergo the LDC examination. After clearing the written examination and Physical Efficiency Test, they are directly promoted to the Rank of Sub Inspector after undergoing training at the academy.

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