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6 Dec 2016

Defence Notification of BSF Recruitment 2016 – Vacancies of 157 Assistant Sub-Inspector (Steno) and Head Constable (Min) Posts


Looking For Passionate Aspirants....!!! BSF Recruitment 2016 – Vacancies of 157 Assistant Sub-Inspector (Steno) and Head Constable (Min) Posts: Government of India, Directorate General Border Security Force (BSF), New Delhi is looking for deserving candidates and has invited applications for the recruitment of 157 Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer) & Head Constable (Ministerial) vacancies in Ministry of Home Affairs.


The Border Security Force (BSF) is the primary Border guarding force of India. From independence in 1947 to 1965, the protection of India's international boundaries was the responsibility of local police belonging to each border state, with little inter-state coordination. BSF is a Central Armed Police force charged with guarding India's land border during peacetime and preventing transnational crime. It is a Union Government Agency under the administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs. It is one of many law enforcement agency of India. It currently stands as the world's largest border guarding force. The BSF, long considered a male bastion, has now deployed its first batch of women personnel at the border to carry out regular frisking of women as well as other duties performed by their male counterparts, including guarding the border. Over 100 women have been deployed on the highly volatile Indo-Pak border, while around 60 will be deployed on the Indo-Bangla border. In total, 595 women constables will be deployed on the border in different phases. The Border Security Force has its Headquarters at New Delhi and is known as Force Headquarters (FHQ) headed by a Director General. Various Directorates like Operations, Communications & IT, Training, Engineering, General, Law, Provisioning, Administration, Personnel, Armaments, Medical, Finance etc. function under the DG. Each Directorate is headed by an IG.

BSF is the only Central Armed Police force to have its own Air Wing, Marine Wing and artillery regiments, which support the General Duty Battalions in their operations. The Financial Adviser of the BSF has been an Indian Revenue Service officer of the rank of Joint Secretary and also has Dy Advisers from the Indian Audit and Accounts Service and Indian Civil Account Service. The BSF also has a national level school for breeding and training of dogs. Dogs from other CPOs and State Police are sent to National Training Centre for Dogs (NTCD) to be trained in infantry patrol, detection of explosives, tracking and the like. The BSF maintains a Tear Smoke Unit (TSU), which is unique in India. The TSU is responsible for producing tear gas munitions required for the Anti-Riot Forces. It also exports a substantial quantity to other countries. Three battalions of the BSF, located at Kolkata, Guwahati and Patna, are designated as the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). Each battalion maintains 18 self-contained specialist search and rescue teams of 45 personnel each, including engineers, technicians, electricians, dog squads and medics and paramedics. The establishment of each battalion is 1,158 personnel. The NDRF is a multi-disciplinary, multi-skilled, high-tech force for all types of disasters and can deploy to disasters by air, sea and land. The battalions are equipped and trained for all natural disasters including combating Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) disasters.

Eligible and interested candidates may apply in prescribed application format within 30 days from the date of advertisement and 45 days for remote areas. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee and how to apply are as given below…

BSF Vacancy Details:
Total No of Posts: 157

Name of the Posts, Age Criteria and Educational Qualification:

S. No. Name of the Post No. of Vacancies Age Limit Educational Qualification
1. Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer) 36 Posts Should be 18- 25 years as on 01-01-2017 Intermediate or Senior Secondary School Certificates (10+2) examination from a recognized board or University

And, should have short hand speed of @80 wpm in English or Hindi for 10 minute test, transcription or dictation in English in 50 minute

2. Head Constable (Ministerial) 121 Posts Should be 18- 25 years as on 01-01-2017 Intermediate or Senior Secondary School Certificates (10+2) examination from a recognized board or University

And, should have typing speed of 35 wpm in English or 30 wpm in Hindi

Mode of Selection: Candidates will be selected based on the result of their performance in written examination, Physical Standard Test (PST), Shorthand speed test, Typing Speed test, medical examination, interview.

How to Apply: Eligible candidates may send their application in prescribed format along with Self attested copies of certificates/ testimonials as proof of educational qualification, date of birth, caste, experience, two passport size photo graph to 'Directorate General Border Security Force (BSF), New Delhi' within 30 days from the date of advt and  within 45 days for remote areas.

Important Dates:

Date of Advertisement 03 to 09-12-2016
Applications should be submitted by or before Within 30 days from the date of advt.
Last date for Submission of Applications for Remote Areas Within 45 days from the date of advt.

For additional details including pay scale, skill test, medical standards and other details, please visit the below provided link :

Recruitment Advt


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