BSF Constable Tradesman Admit card 2022, Exam date out, check here for complete information

Ripul Agarwal | Updated On - January, 14 2023

BSF Constable Tradesman Exam Date

As per the Schedule, BSF Constable Tradesman Exam Date is coming in the first week of October 2022. A fixed date is not announced and official notification is being awaited from BSF Portal. You will get 15 Days of time to prepare for the exam and then the admit card will be released. BSF Constable Exam is conducted in Offline mode across various centers. The exam is also expected to be conducted in multiple phases.

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What is the BSF Constable Tradesman Bharti?

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 admit card and exam date for BSF Tradesman Constable are out now, all the details about admit card and exam date are given in this article.

BSF Tradesman Constable Bharti Notification

The following table has an overview of the notification along with the admit card release date and exam date of BSF Constable Tradesman Bharti :

Name of Department Border Security Force
Vacancies 2788 (2651 Male & 137 Female)
Post Tradesman (Constable)
Online Application Start Date 15-Jan-22
Online Application Last Date 28-Feb-22
BSF Constable Exam Date First week of October 2022(Expected)
Salary / Pay Scale Rs. 21700/- to Rs. 69100/-
Application Fee Rs. 100/-
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BSF Tradesman Constable Recruitment 2022 Selection Procedure

Candidates who submitted complete online application forms will be invited to sit the PST/PET, followed by the Trade Test. Candidates who pass the first phase of the examination (PST, PET, Documentation, and Trade Test) will be invited to take the second and third phases of the examination. The steps in the selection process are listed below.

  • PST (Physical Standards Test)
  • PET (Physical Efficiency Test)
  • Document Verification
  • Trade Test
  • Written Test
  • Medical Examination

Physical Standards Test (PST) :

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


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


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

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) :

Those Who Qualify for the PST Will be Called For the PET- Race 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

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 Written Exam

After clearing all phases, then the candidate will receive the admit card date and exam date for the written exam, the pattern of the written exam is as follows :

Exam Pattern :
► Test will be conducted on an OMR basis.
► 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
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 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 Hindi/English: 
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.
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.

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BSF Tradesman Constable Vacancy

The BSF has released the notification for Tradesman Constable, the vacancy details for the exam are as follows :


Name of Post Vacancies for Direct Recruitment
Constable Tradesman (Cobbler) 88
Constable Tradesman (Tailor) 47 
Constable Tradesman (Cook) 897
 Constable Tradesman (W/C) 510
Constable Tradesman (W/M) 338
Constable Tradesman (Barber) 123
Constable Tradesman (Sweeper) 617
Constable Tradesman (Carpenter) 13
Constable Tradesman (Painter) 03
Constable Tradesman (Electrician) 04
Constable Tradesman (Draughtsman) 01
Constable Tradesman (Waiter)  06
Constable Tradesman (Mali)  04
Total 2651


Name of Post Vacancies for Direct Recruitment
Constable Tradesman (Cobbler) 03
Constable Tradesman (Tailor) 02
Constable Tradesman (Cook) 47
 Constable Tradesman (W/C) 27
Constable Tradesman (W/M) 18
Constable Tradesman (Barber) 07
Constable Tradesman (Sweeper) 33
Total 137

Age Limit required for BSF Tradesman Constable:

Between 18 to 23 years as on 1st August 2021. 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.

BSF Tradesman Constable Salary:

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

BSF Tradesman Constable Education Qualification :

Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized University/Board with:-

  1. Two years of work experience in respective trades;
  2. One year certificate course from Industrial Training Institute of Vocational Institute with at least one year experience in the particular trade;
  3. Two years Diploma from Industrial Training Institute in the trade or similar trade.

How To Apply for BSF Constable Tradesman Online Form 2022?

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the BSF constable job?

BSF is among the first five Central Police Forces. The recruitment is done for various positions which include the Constable also.

What is the salary of a BSF constable?

The salary of a BSF Constable is Pay Matrix Level – 3, Pay Scale of Rs.21,700-69,100 Grade Pay Rs.2000/-

What is the qualification of BSF?

The qualification required for BSF Constable Tradesman is matriculation or equivalent from a recognized University/Board.

Is BSF a good job?

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.

What is the running time of the BSF head constable?

For Male Candidates- 1.6 km race in 6.5 seconds
For Male Candidates- 800 meters race in 4 minutes

Can I join BSF after the 10th class?

1. Candidates must have completed their 10th and 12th (intermediate) grades with minimum qualifying marks from a recognized school or examination board.
2. A Second Class Master Certificate from the Central or State Inland Water Transport Authority or the Mercantile Marine Department.