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BSF Issued Notification for Recruitment of 386 ASI & HC

Nov 8, 2012 10:34 IST

Directorate General, Boarder Security Force, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India invited applications for recruitment to 386 posts ( 82: Assistant Sub Inspector -Stenographer and 304: Head Constable -Ministerial) with the force on Contractual basis. Interested eligible candidates should apply within 30 days from the date of publication of the advertisement. The advertisement was published on 31 October 2012.

Important Dates:
Last Date for receipt of Application: 30 days from the publication of advertisement. (The advertisement was published on 31October 2012)
            45 days from the publication of advertisement (for residents of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu & Kashmir State, Lahul & Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands or Lakshsdweep)

Vacancy Details:
Total No. of Vacancies:
Names of Posts:
1. Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer) [ASI-Steno]– 82 Posts
2. Head Constable (Ministerial) [HC-Mini] – 304 Posts

Age Limit: (as on Last Date for receipt of Application i.e. 30 days from the publication of advertisement.)
Minimum: 18 years
Maximum: 25 years
[Upper age limit is relaxed by 3 years for OBC candidates and by 5 years for SC/ ST, Government Servants.]

Educational Qualification:  (10+2) / Intermediate or equivalent from a recognized Board / University      OR Matriculation with 3 year Diploma in Secretarial Practice/ Modern Office Practice/ Commercial Practice from a recognized Board of Technical Education.  
Candidate should have knowledge of Typing / Short hand.

Typing / Short hand:
1. For Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer): Minimum speed for shorthand – 70 WPM in English / Hindi. On Computer Transcribe of Dictation in English / Hindi in 60 minutes / 75 Minutes.  
2. For Head Constable (Ministerial): Typing speed of 30 WPM in English / 25 WPM in Hindi on Computers.

Physical Standards:


Physical Standards Male Female
Height Minimum: 165 cms
  162.5 cms (for Adivasis, Mizos, nagas)
Minimum: 157 cms
   152.5 cms (for Adivasis, Mizos, nagas)
Chest Unexpanded: 77 cms
     76 cms (for Adivasis, Mizos, nagas) Expanded: 82 cms
   81 cms (for Adivasis, Mizos, nagas)
Weight Corresponding to Height   
Corresponding to Height

Visual Standards:
6/6 right eye and 6/12 left eye OR 6/9 both eyes without optical devices.

Note: Candidate should be medically fir. He /she should not have Knock knee / flat foot /squint / colour blindness or any such defect.

Application Fee: An examination fee of Rs.50 has to be paid through a crossed Bank demand draft DD / postal order (IPO) issued/ drawn in favour of authority to whom application is to be addressed, payable at SBI/ Post Office.
(SC / ST / BSF candidates / Women candidates are exempted from payment of fees)

Pay Scale:
1. For Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer): PB-I Rs.5200 – 20200 + Grade Pay Rs.2800
2. For Head Constable (Ministerial): PB-I Rs.5200 – 20200 + Grade Pay Rs.2400

Selection Process:
Selection will be done on the basis of performance in written examination (Stage I) , followed by Physical Measurement Test (PST), Short Hand Test / Typing test (only for ASI-Steno / HC-Mini), checking of documents and medical examination (Stage-II -- All inclusive).

Each stage would be qualifying in nature, and candidates clearing the first stage would be allowed to move to the next stage. Disqualified / unsuccessful candidates would be sent back.

There would be sufficient gap between the two stages of selection.

Eligible candidates selected for written test would be sent their call letters – having Registration number / Roll number -- for appearing in the examination by post

How to Apply:
Interested eligible candidates can send their applications in the prescribed format along with the copies of all the relevant documents / certificates and examination fee DD / IPO to the office of the concerned authority so as to reach the office by the last date.

On the envelope containing the application, candidates should super-scribe “Application for the Post of Assistant Sub-Inspector (Stenographer) / Head Constable (Ministerial) in Boarder Security Force-2012”.
Candidates willing to apply for both the posts should fill separate application forms for both the posts.

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