BSF Recruitment 2016: 622 Assistant Sub Inspector and HC , 561 Constable

By | June 9, 2016

BSF Recruitment 2016BSF Recruitment 2016: 561 Constable Recruitment for Constable in Border Security Force has been announced. A total number of vacancies for constable is 561.Aspirant candidates are suggested to apply online.Forms after the closing date will not be entertained.the official website is  BSF is the largest border guarding force of India. it is a paramilitary force,works for the blocking of transnational crimes.It works under the ministry of home affairs,India.Those who are interested in working BSF suggested to fill the form on time and check out all the details.


[color-box] Detailed Notification of BSF Recruitment 2016 – Download Here  [/color-box]

Important dates for BSF Recruitment 2016 : Constable

  • Submission of application form starts from -16 June 2016
  • Form submission last date:  15th July 2016.
  • Admit card: One week before exam
  • Physical Test: To be announced later

Vacancy Detail of BSF Recruitment 2016

  • Post name: Constable
  • No of Posts: 561 

Eligibility criteria for BSF Recruitment 2016

Age-limit : BSF Recruitment 2016

Candidate applying for Constable post must check the age limit to confirm the eligibility. Min age should be at least 18 Years  and  Max age must not be above 25 Years. There is age relaxation given to reserved categories.

  • For OBC category max age is extended to 3 years.Date of birth written in 10th mark sheet is considered true.fill the valid information in the form.
  • For scheduled tribe and caste it is extended up to 5 years.
  • Age relaxations are only given to reserved categories candidates.Central govt decided the criteria.All candidates have to follow.

Educational qualification: BSF Recruitment 2016

Candidate should have done Matriculation or equivalent degree from any of the recognised board or university. At the time of document verification candidate has to submit all the relevant document.

Application form of BSF Recruitment 2016 : 

  • Only eligible candidates can apply for the BSF Recruitment of constable 2016. To fill the application form follow the procedure mentioned here. 
  • Eligible candidate can send their application form along with the documents required with affixed 27/- rs postage stamp. Send it to concerned RA/ Headquarter before or on the last date.

Selection Procedure of BSF Recruitment 2016

Aspirant has to clear in the complete selection procedure to get selected. First of physical standard test(PST) will be conducted by the board of selection. The second phase will be Physical Efficiency Test(PET). Those who qualify these rounds shall be called for Trade test than written exam and ,medical test. While making the merit list of candidate selection committee will consider marks of all stages.

BSF recruitment 2016  of 622 ASI and HC Posts:

Total 622 vacancies announced by Directorate General Border Security Force, Communication and IT Directorate, Border Security Force. The vacancies will be fulfilled in two ways one by the direct entry which will be 60% of the vacancy and rest 40% by quota against departmental.

Vacancies are divided into two posts of ASI and HC in BSF India.

Post name Total vacancy Type of job Job location
ASI 152 govt Anywhere in India
HC 470 govt Anywhere in India

Significant dates

  • Online form submission starts – 16 June 2016
  • Last date to apply- 15 July 2016

Eligibility criteria BSF recruitment 2016 :

Age-limit : Min age : 18 Years  and  Max age: 25 Years

  • For OBC category max age is extended to 3 years.Date of birth written in 10th mark sheet is considered true.fill the valid information in the form.
  • For scheduled tribe and caste it is extended up to 5 years.
  • Age relaxations are only given to reserved categories candidates.Central govt decided the criteria.All have to follow.
  • Ex-serviceman gets profits of reservation as well if the seats are not filled allocated to ex-serviceman than it will fill by open category.

Physical standards for BSF recruitment 2016 :

There are a few physical standards are decided by BSF for these posts. one has to fit the criteria. Physical standards vary from male to females.

For Males:

height 168cms
Chest 80cms
weight Measured by height and age

For Females:

height 157cms
Chest na
weight Measured by height, age

There are some medical standards also mentioned in the notification regarding vision. Some vacancies are reserved for the BSF serving personnel, they have to provide NOI certificate for the joining in this vacancy. BSF has all the rights to change the number of vacancies as per their requirement at any point of time. This time, they are hiring for 2015 set-up.

Educational qualifications required for BSF recruitment 2016 :

For the ASI Post : One must have done a diploma in computer science/electronics/telecommunication/mechanical or you may have done +12 with non-medical subjects maths, physics,chemistry.

For the post of head constable (RO): requires 2 years industrial training certificate in tv/radio/electronics or you have done +12 with subject Physics,maths from a recognised board.all documents should be valid.

Exam pattern: BSF Recruitment 2016


  • there will be a written test conducted by authorities.One is OMR screening based and the second one will be descriptive type paper will be given for testing candidates academic knowledge.
  • for the screening date 25th sept is given and for descriptive, it is 18th dec 2016.those who get through the description will be eligible for phase 2 exam.
  • Subjects:
  • PHY– 50 marks- 10/12th level
  • maths – 50 marks-10th/ 12th level
  • chemistry- 50 marks-10th/12th level
  • GK, English– 50 marks
  • Timing 2 hours.
  • questions 100 asked against 200 marks.
  • each question carries 2 marks and there is a negative marking of .50 marks against one wrong answer.


  • PST,PET documentation, and a medical related test will be commenced on 20th march of next year and onwards.
  • typing test will be there for head constable post and shorthand writing a test for ASI post
  • candidate have to pass all the specified tests after that final selection are decided.
  • for ASI total marks will be from 200 including descriptive.same for the HC post.

Apply online on the website,wait till the forms open for applicants.We get a notification yet regarding vacancy and online submission will start in the month of June so start preparing for the written exam.The descriptive paper needs full command over the English subject and it will show ur knowledge on topics.Keep visiting official website of BSF regarding final information.

We wish you luck for BSF recruitment 2016. Stay focused towards your goal.

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